Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,613 4,049 5,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.93% 13.78% 14.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.30% 14.25% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,031 3,467 4,921
South East median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -3.95% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 29,370 28,411 36,422
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.68% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,547 23,755 31,031
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 1,607 £40,000 +12.68% 152
Berkshire 0 731 £40,000 +1.27% 83
Surrey -6 681 £37,500 - 55
Hampshire -5 650 £35,000 - 66
Buckinghamshire 0 546 £33,250 +2.31% 38
West Sussex +1 347 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Oxfordshire -6 336 £43,000 +14.67% 31
East Sussex -20 150 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Kent -6 149 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Sussex -15 20 £38,500 +40.00%
Middlesex -11 9 £48,500 +29.33% 1
M4 Corridor +1 1 £50,000 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1,046 (28.95%) SQL
2 835 (23.11%) Microsoft
3 811 (22.45%) Windows
4 759 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 712 (19.71%) Finance
6 576 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
7 499 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
8 473 (13.09%) ITIL
9 457 (12.65%) Active Directory
10 428 (11.85%) Degree
11 420 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
12 399 (11.04%) SQL Server
13 338 (9.36%) QA
13 338 (9.36%) Test Automation
14 335 (9.27%) Windows Server
15 323 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
16 316 (8.75%) Business Analysis
17 308 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 294 (8.14%) Office 365
19 278 (7.69%) Java
20 276 (7.64%) Oracle
21 268 (7.42%) Analytics
22 256 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
23 253 (7.00%) .NET
24 251 (6.95%) Project Management
25 249 (6.89%) Scrum
26 247 (6.84%) Data Analysis
27 239 (6.62%) C#
28 225 (6.23%) SLA
29 218 (6.03%) Retail

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
1 171 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 131 (3.63%) IIS
3 126 (3.49%) MS Exchange
4 109 (3.02%) Confluence
5 54 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 50 (1.38%) SAS
7 44 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.05%) Apache
10 35 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 24 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 22 (0.61%) JBoss
14 20 (0.55%) CMS
15 16 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.36%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.25%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 420 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
2 323 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.47%) SPSS
8 3 (0.083%) CATIA
8 3 (0.083%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.083%) Windchill
9 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 17 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.42%) BusinessWare
7 15 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.30%) SAP CO
9 11 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 11 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.25%) Sage X3
11 8 (0.22%) assyst
11 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.19%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.17%) Maximo
14 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 294 (8.14%) Office 365
2 128 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.38%) SaaS
5 32 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 18 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (0.36%) AdWords
9 11 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.19%) G Suite
12 6 (0.17%) Force.com
12 6 (0.17%) PaaS
12 6 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 6 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (0.14%) IaaS
14 4 (0.11%) GitHub
14 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.11%) Slack
15 3 (0.083%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 155 (4.29%) Firewall
2 101 (2.80%) LAN
2 101 (2.80%) WAN
3 92 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 80 (2.21%) VPN
5 73 (2.02%) DNS
6 49 (1.36%) Network Security
7 46 (1.27%) DHCP
8 44 (1.22%) Internet
9 37 (1.02%) VoIP
10 34 (0.94%) SSL
10 34 (0.94%) Wireless
11 33 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (0.72%) FTP
12 26 (0.72%) IP Telephony
13 23 (0.64%) Wireshark
14 21 (0.58%) Skype
15 20 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (0.55%) SMS
16 19 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 134 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (2.24%) Power BI
5 81 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 72 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (1.38%) Big Data
8 46 (1.27%) MySQL
9 39 (1.08%) QlikView
9 39 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 37 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 30 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 24 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 20 (0.55%) DB2
16 18 (0.50%) SAP BW
17 17 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 16 (0.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 190 (5.26%) Selenium
2 181 (5.01%) JIRA
3 87 (2.41%) WebDriver
4 84 (2.32%) Cucumber
5 50 (1.38%) HP UFT
5 50 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 47 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 43 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 38 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 30 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 24 (0.66%) JUnit
12 22 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 21 (0.58%) JMeter
14 20 (0.55%) LoadRunner
15 14 (0.39%) Toad
16 13 (0.36%) Zephyr
17 12 (0.33%) Eclipse
18 11 (0.30%) Bitbucket
18 11 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 712 (19.71%) Finance
2 218 (6.03%) Retail
3 143 (3.96%) Marketing
4 101 (2.80%) Back Office
5 96 (2.66%) Legal
6 93 (2.57%) Law
7 92 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 74 (2.05%) Advertising
9 43 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.16%) French Language
11 37 (1.02%) Banking
12 33 (0.91%) German Language
13 31 (0.86%) Billing
14 26 (0.72%) Publishing
15 22 (0.61%) Spanish Language
16 17 (0.47%) Italian Language
17 16 (0.44%) Electronics
18 15 (0.42%) Automotive
19 8 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (7.00%) .NET
2 133 (3.68%) HTML
3 102 (2.82%) CSS
4 98 (2.71%) XML
5 85 (2.35%) Web Services
6 48 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 45 (1.25%) REST
8 38 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 38 (1.05%) SOAP
9 34 (0.94%) Gherkin
10 32 (0.89%) Middleware
11 22 (0.61%) Ajax
12 20 (0.55%) J2EE
12 20 (0.55%) SailPoint
12 20 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (0.53%) Mason
14 18 (0.50%) AngularJS
14 18 (0.50%) EDI
14 18 (0.50%) JSON
15 16 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 576 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
3 156 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 136 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 98 (2.71%) User Experience
6 70 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 50 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 42 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 38 (1.05%) iPhone
10 36 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 33 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 30 (0.83%) Smartphone
14 28 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
15 25 (0.69%) Virtual Team
16 24 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
17 21 (0.58%) Blackberry
18 19 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
18 19 (0.53%) Mobile App
19 18 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 811 (22.45%) Windows
2 335 (9.27%) Windows Server
3 205 (5.67%) Windows 7
4 200 (5.54%) Linux
5 151 (4.18%) Unix
6 127 (3.52%) Windows 10
7 110 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 96 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 30 (0.83%) AIX
11 29 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 23 (0.64%) Android
13 17 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.42%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.25%) Solaris
16 8 (0.22%) CentOS
16 8 (0.22%) zOS
17 6 (0.17%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
3 473 (13.09%) ITIL
4 338 (9.36%) Test Automation
5 316 (8.75%) Business Analysis
6 308 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 268 (7.42%) Analytics
8 256 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
9 251 (6.95%) Project Management
10 249 (6.89%) Scrum
11 247 (6.84%) Data Analysis
12 209 (5.78%) CRM
13 201 (5.56%) SDLC
14 198 (5.48%) User Stories
15 164 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 157 (4.35%) Waterfall
17 149 (4.12%) Service Management
18 148 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
19 143 (3.96%) Information Security
20 138 (3.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,046 (28.95%) SQL
2 278 (7.69%) Java
3 239 (6.62%) C#
4 176 (4.87%) JavaScript
5 113 (3.13%) Python
6 93 (2.57%) T-SQL
7 77 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 60 (1.66%) PowerShell
9 59 (1.63%) VBA
10 55 (1.52%) C++
11 52 (1.44%) R
12 40 (1.11%) C
13 37 (1.02%) VB
14 35 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 28 (0.77%) PHP
16 26 (0.72%) Ruby
16 26 (0.72%) VBScript
17 25 (0.69%) RPG
18 18 (0.50%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 428 (11.85%) Degree
2 159 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 119 (3.29%) ISEB
4 114 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 103 (2.85%) ISTQB
6 101 (2.80%) CISSP
7 68 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 56 (1.55%) CISM
10 48 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 47 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (1.27%) CEH
13 45 (1.25%) CCNA
14 42 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 38 (1.05%) MCSE
15 38 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
16 37 (1.02%) SANS
17 32 (0.89%) CISA
18 29 (0.80%) MCP
19 24 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (9.36%) QA
2 225 (6.23%) SLA
3 108 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 74 (2.05%) PMO
6 53 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 39 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 37 (1.02%) GDPR
9 22 (0.61%) COBIT
10 13 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.14%) PSD2
13 4 (0.11%) IFRS
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 3 (0.083%) IFRS 9
15 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.055%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.028%) COSHH
System Software
1 457 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 90 (2.49%) Hyper-V
3 82 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.72%) vSphere
5 22 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.36%) Docker
6 13 (0.36%) XenApp
7 11 (0.30%) DFS Replication
7 11 (0.30%) Firmware
7 11 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 8 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 92 (2.55%) SCCM
2 65 (1.80%) SCOM
3 39 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 31 (0.86%) Nessus
5 25 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 24 (0.66%) HP ALM
7 22 (0.61%) QRadar
8 21 (0.58%) OpenVAS
9 19 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.53%) OPNET
10 18 (0.50%) Core Impact
10 18 (0.50%) Nexpose
11 17 (0.47%) WSUS
12 11 (0.30%) OpenView
13 9 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.22%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
16 6 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 835 (23.11%) Microsoft
2 276 (7.64%) Oracle
3 188 (5.20%) VMware
4 185 (5.12%) Cisco
5 165 (4.57%) SAP
6 148 (4.10%) Citrix
7 137 (3.79%) HP
8 124 (3.43%) SolarWinds
9 97 (2.68%) Google
10 92 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
11 88 (2.44%) ServiceNow
12 47 (1.30%) Dynatrace
13 46 (1.27%) Tableau
14 43 (1.19%) Riverbed
15 42 (1.16%) IBM
16 36 (1.00%) Qualys
17 33 (0.91%) Apple
17 33 (0.91%) Splunk
18 32 (0.89%) Capita
19 31 (0.86%) Remedy