Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 23 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,759 755 3,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.79% 9.41% 12.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.51% 9.77% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,318 647 2,485
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,875 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +3.90%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £49,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 16,740 7,731 24,215
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 96.36% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11,730 6,433 20,064
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 +18 614 £42,500 -3.41% 90
Hampshire -8 390 £41,500 -2.35% 67
Surrey +7 342 £39,000 -13.33% 43
Berkshire +9 280 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Buckinghamshire -4 224 £36,500 -14.12% 41
West Sussex +6 209 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Oxfordshire +37 110 £45,000 +6.51% 19
Kent -2 97 £40,500 +22.73% 23
East Sussex -30 90 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Middlesex -2 3 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Home Counties -11 3 £56,250 +18.42%
Sussex - 2 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 641 (36.44%) Social Skills
2 425 (24.16%) Microsoft
3 417 (23.71%) SQL
4 407 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
5 396 (22.51%) Finance
6 392 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
7 305 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
8 244 (13.87%) Microsoft 365
9 239 (13.59%) Windows
10 238 (13.53%) Degree
11 222 (12.62%) ITIL
12 204 (11.60%) Business Analysis
12 204 (11.60%) Azure
13 202 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
14 191 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
15 165 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
16 164 (9.32%) Active Directory
17 160 (9.10%) SQL Server
18 151 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 148 (8.41%) Power Platform
20 144 (8.19%) Power BI
21 139 (7.90%) Analytics
22 136 (7.73%) Oracle
22 136 (7.73%) Project Management
23 135 (7.67%) ERP
24 127 (7.22%) Waterfall
25 126 (7.16%) SDLC
25 126 (7.16%) Requirements Gathering
26 125 (7.11%) SLA
27 123 (6.99%) QA

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 61 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 32 (1.82%) Confluence
4 18 (1.02%) IIS
5 13 (0.74%) SAS
6 10 (0.57%) CMS
6 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.34%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.11%) GemFire
9 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.057%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.057%) Liferay
10 1 (0.057%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.057%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.057%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
Applications
1 191 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.74%) InVision
6 5 (0.28%) Sketch
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Smart View
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.11%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Windchill
10 1 (0.057%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (1.36%) NetSuite
2 23 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
3 21 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 17 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
10 10 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.45%) SAP Business One
13 6 (0.34%) Infor M3
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.34%) SAP IBP
13 6 (0.34%) SAP MDG
13 6 (0.34%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 244 (13.87%) Microsoft 365
2 204 (11.60%) Azure
3 148 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 81 (4.60%) AWS
5 61 (3.47%) SaaS
6 39 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.85%) OpenShift
8 15 (0.85%) Serverless
9 12 (0.68%) PowerApps
10 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.57%) OneDrive
11 10 (0.57%) PaaS
12 9 (0.51%) Power Automate
13 8 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 7 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.40%) Google Sheets
15 6 (0.34%) Google Workspace
16 5 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.95%) Firewall
2 58 (3.30%) WAN
3 51 (2.90%) DNS
4 49 (2.79%) LAN
5 43 (2.44%) DHCP
6 32 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.36%) Network Security
7 24 (1.36%) VPN
8 20 (1.14%) VLAN
9 14 (0.80%) Internet
10 12 (0.68%) Unified Communications
11 11 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.57%) SD-WAN
13 8 (0.45%) Wireless
14 6 (0.34%) HTTP
14 6 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.34%) SAN
15 5 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (0.28%) SMTP
15 5 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.19%) Power BI
3 72 (4.09%) Tableau
4 49 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.19%) QlikView
9 20 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (0.97%) Data Lake
10 17 (0.97%) MySQL
10 17 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (0.74%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.51%) Big Data
16 8 (0.45%) Metadata
16 8 (0.45%) Power Query
17 7 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 74 (4.21%) JIRA
2 71 (4.04%) Selenium
3 29 (1.65%) SoapUI
4 21 (1.19%) Postman
4 21 (1.19%) SpecFlow
5 20 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 12 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.63%) Axure RP
9 9 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.34%) Katalon Studio
12 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.28%) TestComplete
12 5 (0.28%) TestRail
12 5 (0.28%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 4 (0.23%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 641 (36.44%) Social Skills
2 407 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
3 396 (22.51%) Finance
4 76 (4.32%) Retail
5 63 (3.58%) Legal
5 63 (3.58%) Organisational Skills
6 62 (3.52%) Marketing
7 59 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 42 (2.39%) Influencing Skills
9 42 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
10 40 (2.27%) Digital Economy
11 38 (2.16%) Advertising
12 36 (2.05%) German Language
13 33 (1.88%) Banking
14 26 (1.48%) Back Office
14 26 (1.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 26 (1.48%) Law
15 25 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (1.31%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.00%) .NET
2 44 (2.50%) HTML
3 35 (1.99%) Web Services
4 28 (1.59%) CSS
5 24 (1.36%) RESTful
6 23 (1.31%) EDI
7 22 (1.25%) REST
8 20 (1.14%) AngularJS
9 18 (1.02%) React
10 17 (0.97%) Spring
10 17 (0.97%) Spring Boot
11 16 (0.91%) ASP.NET
12 15 (0.85%) Java EE
12 15 (0.85%) JSON
13 12 (0.68%) XML
14 10 (0.57%) HTML5
15 9 (0.51%) CSS3
16 6 (0.34%) Gherkin
16 6 (0.34%) Kafka
16 6 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (4.66%) Management Information System
2 78 (4.43%) User Experience
3 61 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (1.76%) Algorithms
5 30 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 29 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 22 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.02%) NHS
9 15 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
10 13 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.51%) PMI
14 8 (0.45%) CMDB
14 8 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 239 (13.59%) Windows
2 105 (5.97%) Windows 10
3 75 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 54 (3.07%) Linux
5 45 (2.56%) Unix
5 45 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (0.85%) Android
8 15 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.17%) AIX
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.11%) zOS
12 1 (0.057%) VMS
12 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
3 222 (12.62%) ITIL
4 204 (11.60%) Business Analysis
5 202 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 151 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 139 (7.90%) Analytics
8 136 (7.73%) Project Management
9 135 (7.67%) ERP
10 127 (7.22%) Waterfall
11 126 (7.16%) Requirements Gathering
11 126 (7.16%) SDLC
12 119 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
13 111 (6.31%) Test Automation
14 109 (6.20%) Information Security
15 106 (6.03%) Software Testing
16 104 (5.91%) Data Analysis
17 103 (5.86%) Scrum
18 91 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 91 (5.17%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 417 (23.71%) SQL
2 91 (5.17%) Python
3 81 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 78 (4.43%) C#
5 62 (3.52%) PowerShell
6 50 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 48 (2.73%) C
8 33 (1.88%) C++
9 31 (1.76%) Java
10 25 (1.42%) VBA
11 20 (1.14%) R
12 17 (0.97%) Perl
13 16 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.80%) PHP
15 12 (0.68%) Ruby
16 9 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.40%) Tcl
18 4 (0.23%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.23%) VB
19 3 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 238 (13.53%) Degree
2 94 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (2.56%) CISSP
6 41 (2.33%) ISEB
7 40 (2.27%) ISTQB
8 36 (2.05%) CISM
8 36 (2.05%) MCSE
9 29 (1.65%) MCSA
10 25 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (1.36%) CISA
12 23 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (1.31%) MCP
13 21 (1.19%) CCA
13 21 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 21 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.14%) IIBA
15 19 (1.08%) CCNA
16 15 (0.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.11%) SLA
2 123 (6.99%) QA
3 65 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (3.30%) GDPR
5 30 (1.71%) PMO
6 26 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (1.42%) GRC
8 23 (1.31%) Data Quality
9 19 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.91%) NIST
11 12 (0.68%) Accessibility
11 12 (0.68%) COBIT
11 12 (0.68%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.34%) HL7
12 6 (0.34%) IASME
12 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.28%) IFRS
14 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 164 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.74%) vSphere
5 12 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.34%) XenApp
8 5 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.28%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.23%) OpenSSH
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.23%) Snort
10 3 (0.17%) Docker
10 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.11%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 47 (2.67%) SCCM
2 44 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (1.25%) WSUS
4 17 (0.97%) Ansible
5 11 (0.63%) Nessus
6 10 (0.57%) Kibana
7 9 (0.51%) QRadar
8 6 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.23%) logstash
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.17%) Grafana
10 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.17%) SCOM
10 3 (0.17%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 425 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 136 (7.73%) Oracle
3 85 (4.83%) VMware
4 66 (3.75%) SAP
5 56 (3.18%) Cisco
6 55 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 54 (3.07%) ServiceNow
8 53 (3.01%) Citrix
9 27 (1.53%) Google
10 22 (1.25%) Veeam
11 19 (1.08%) Adobe
11 19 (1.08%) HP
12 18 (1.02%) Splunk
13 17 (0.97%) IBM
13 17 (0.97%) Meraki
13 17 (0.97%) Remedy
13 17 (0.97%) Workday
14 16 (0.91%) Apple
15 15 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.74%) Zscaler