Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,619 3,799 4,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.43% 13.22% 14.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 13.66% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,118 3,193 4,370
South East median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,073 27,801 34,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 23,200 28,919
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley 0 1,432 £41,000 +9.33% 159
Berkshire -1 771 £45,000 +12.50% 73
Surrey 0 726 £37,500 -1.32% 57
Hampshire -6 673 £35,000 +6.95% 60
Buckinghamshire 0 427 £35,000 +7.69% 59
West Sussex +7 401 £39,000 +4.00% 28
Oxfordshire -9 235 £37,500 -6.25% 27
East Sussex -11 180 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Kent -2 170 £32,500 -1.52% 13
Middlesex -2 23 £60,000 +54.84% 1
Sussex +9 9 £35,000 -50.00%
M4 Corridor -2 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 901 (24.90%) SQL
2 865 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
3 775 (21.41%) Microsoft
4 758 (20.95%) Finance
5 744 (20.56%) Windows
6 519 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
7 518 (14.31%) ITIL
8 515 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
9 448 (12.38%) Active Directory
10 432 (11.94%) Degree
11 382 (10.56%) Business Analysis
12 381 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 368 (10.17%) Test Automation
14 358 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
15 340 (9.39%) QA
16 331 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
17 300 (8.29%) Oracle
18 283 (7.82%) C#
19 281 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
20 269 (7.43%) Waterfall
21 263 (7.27%) Scrum
22 258 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
23 252 (6.96%) Project Management
24 248 (6.85%) Windows Server
25 243 (6.71%) .NET
26 241 (6.66%) SLA
27 240 (6.63%) Office 365
28 226 (6.24%) Java
29 222 (6.13%) SAP
30 220 (6.08%) Analytics

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.46%) Confluence
3 71 (1.96%) IIS
4 65 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 31 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 29 (0.80%) SAS
7 28 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (0.72%) Apache
9 19 (0.53%) CMS
9 19 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 14 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.22%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 358 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
2 331 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 72 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.22%) SPSS
8 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.055%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 22 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 22 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (0.53%) SAP HR
5 17 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.44%) SAP HCM
7 15 (0.41%) NetSuite
8 14 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.30%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.30%) Workday HCM
11 10 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 8 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 8 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 240 (6.63%) Office 365
2 133 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.91%) SaaS
6 26 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
7 20 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.30%) PaaS
9 9 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.19%) AdWords
12 6 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.17%) G Suite
12 6 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
13 5 (0.14%) Akamai
14 4 (0.11%) IaaS
14 4 (0.11%) ServiceMax
15 3 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.083%) GitHub
16 2 (0.055%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.54%) Firewall
2 116 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 107 (2.96%) LAN
4 105 (2.90%) WAN
5 69 (1.91%) DNS
6 63 (1.74%) Network Security
7 56 (1.55%) DHCP
8 55 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 43 (1.19%) Internet
10 42 (1.16%) VoIP
10 42 (1.16%) VPN
11 37 (1.02%) Wireless
12 34 (0.94%) WLAN
13 28 (0.77%) SAN
14 22 (0.61%) VLAN
15 20 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.44%) SSL
17 14 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
18 13 (0.36%) SMS
19 12 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 115 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (3.09%) Power BI
4 99 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 47 (1.30%) MySQL
7 45 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 40 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
10 33 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (0.83%) Big Data
11 30 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 30 (0.83%) QlikView
11 30 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 28 (0.77%) SAP BW
13 26 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (0.61%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.47%) SAP HANA
16 16 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 177 (4.89%) JIRA
2 168 (4.64%) Selenium
3 79 (2.18%) WebDriver
4 60 (1.66%) Cucumber
5 56 (1.55%) SoapUI
6 50 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 46 (1.27%) HP UFT
8 43 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 37 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 30 (0.83%) Git (software)
12 27 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 25 (0.69%) LoadRunner
14 22 (0.61%) Maven
15 16 (0.44%) JUnit
16 15 (0.41%) JMeter
17 14 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.33%) Bitbucket
19 11 (0.30%) Toad
20 9 (0.25%) TestPartner
General
1 758 (20.95%) Finance
2 198 (5.47%) Retail
3 108 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 107 (2.96%) Marketing
5 91 (2.51%) Legal
6 73 (2.02%) Banking
7 68 (1.88%) Back Office
8 67 (1.85%) Advertising
9 49 (1.35%) Law
9 49 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 31 (0.86%) French Language
11 30 (0.83%) Billing
12 26 (0.72%) German Language
13 25 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 23 (0.64%) Italian Language
15 17 (0.47%) Automotive
16 15 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.36%) Electronics
17 13 (0.36%) Publishing
18 10 (0.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (6.71%) .NET
2 126 (3.48%) HTML
3 94 (2.60%) XML
4 86 (2.38%) Web Services
5 75 (2.07%) CSS
6 53 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 52 (1.44%) Gherkin
8 51 (1.41%) Middleware
9 37 (1.02%) REST
10 32 (0.88%) SOAP
11 27 (0.75%) JSON
12 22 (0.61%) .NET Framework
13 19 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (0.47%) SailPoint
15 16 (0.44%) XSLT
16 15 (0.41%) HTML5
16 15 (0.41%) MDX
17 12 (0.33%) LAMP
18 11 (0.30%) EDI
19 10 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 519 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
3 134 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 110 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 103 (2.85%) User Experience
6 61 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 54 (1.49%) Fintech
8 48 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 43 (1.19%) Driving Licence
10 39 (1.08%) CMDB
11 38 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 34 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (0.86%) FMCG
14 29 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
14 29 (0.80%) EPoS
15 26 (0.72%) Social Network
16 23 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
16 23 (0.64%) Data Structures
17 22 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 744 (20.56%) Windows
2 248 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 218 (6.02%) Windows 7
4 214 (5.91%) Linux
5 170 (4.70%) Windows 10
6 129 (3.56%) Unix
7 104 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 92 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 35 (0.97%) Android
11 32 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 18 (0.50%) AIX
13 18 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.33%) CentOS
16 11 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.28%) Solaris
18 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (14.31%) ITIL
3 515 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
4 382 (10.56%) Business Analysis
5 368 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 281 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 269 (7.43%) Waterfall
8 263 (7.27%) Scrum
9 258 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
10 252 (6.96%) Project Management
11 220 (6.08%) Analytics
12 216 (5.97%) SDLC
13 209 (5.78%) Service Management
14 194 (5.36%) Information Security
15 188 (5.19%) Change Management
16 181 (5.00%) User Stories
17 172 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 168 (4.64%) Incident Management
19 164 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 164 (4.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 901 (24.90%) SQL
2 283 (7.82%) C#
3 226 (6.24%) Java
4 146 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 117 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 104 (2.87%) Python
7 71 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 62 (1.71%) VBA
9 60 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 49 (1.35%) C
11 47 (1.30%) PHP
12 43 (1.19%) C++
13 33 (0.91%) Ruby
14 30 (0.83%) Perl
15 28 (0.77%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.75%) R
17 26 (0.72%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.64%) ABAP
19 22 (0.61%) VB
20 19 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 432 (11.94%) Degree
2 162 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 147 (4.06%) ISEB
4 133 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 118 (3.26%) CISSP
6 94 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 89 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (1.71%) CISM
9 55 (1.52%) CEH
9 55 (1.52%) MCSE
10 54 (1.49%) SANS
11 43 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 41 (1.13%) MCP
13 39 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 37 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (0.99%) CISA
16 35 (0.97%) CCNA
17 33 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (0.83%) MCSA
19 27 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (9.39%) QA
2 241 (6.66%) SLA
3 148 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (1.99%) PMO
5 60 (1.66%) PCI DSS
6 44 (1.22%) GDPR
7 42 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 41 (1.13%) Data Quality
9 26 (0.72%) COBIT
10 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.17%) GPG13
12 5 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.11%) PSD2
14 3 (0.083%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.083%) P3O
System Software
1 448 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 103 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.86%) vSphere
5 23 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.36%) Firmware
8 13 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 13 (0.36%) XenApp
9 12 (0.33%) Docker
10 6 (0.17%) Snort
10 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.083%) GPFS
12 3 (0.083%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (1.93%) SCCM
2 39 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 33 (0.91%) SCOM
4 30 (0.83%) Nessus
5 21 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 21 (0.58%) QRadar
6 20 (0.55%) OpenVAS
7 19 (0.53%) Nexpose
8 18 (0.50%) Puppet
9 17 (0.47%) Core Impact
9 17 (0.47%) HP ALM
10 16 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.28%) WSUS
12 8 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.17%) vRealize
15 5 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 775 (21.41%) Microsoft
2 300 (8.29%) Oracle
3 222 (6.13%) SAP
4 157 (4.34%) VMware
5 113 (3.12%) Citrix
6 110 (3.04%) Cisco
7 106 (2.93%) HP
8 78 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 77 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 61 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 56 (1.55%) Tableau
12 55 (1.52%) IBM
12 55 (1.52%) Remedy
13 44 (1.22%) Google
14 38 (1.05%) Informatica
15 31 (0.86%) Splunk
16 30 (0.83%) ArcSight
17 28 (0.77%) Apple
17 28 (0.77%) Qualys
18 27 (0.75%) Riverbed