Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 946 2,710 3,352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.56% 11.62% 12.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.93% 12.12% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 878 2,272 2,888
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,675 £23,743 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,825 £58,750 £59,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 9,522 22,352 25,714
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.88% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7,712 18,412 21,528
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -13 242 £39,000 -13.33% 57
Hampshire -14 174 £42,250 +6.96% 27
West Sussex -6 168 £47,500 +26.67% 16
Surrey -7 144 £42,500 +21.43% 12
Berkshire -24 116 £40,000 -11.11% 27
East Sussex +4 113 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 104 £41,250 -8.33% 24
Kent +7 74 £37,500 - 8
Oxfordshire -29 24 £36,250 -14.39% 6
Middlesex 0 20 £55,000 -8.33%
Home Counties +1 1 £47,500 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 245 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 215 (22.73%) SQL
3 202 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (17.76%) Windows
5 156 (16.49%) Finance
6 150 (15.86%) Office 365
7 139 (14.69%) Azure
7 139 (14.69%) SQL Server
8 131 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
9 125 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 112 (11.84%) QA
11 111 (11.73%) Test Automation
12 105 (11.10%) Active Directory
13 102 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
13 102 (10.78%) Business Analysis
14 98 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (10.15%) ITIL
16 91 (9.62%) Selenium
17 88 (9.30%) Power Platform
18 85 (8.99%) Power BI
19 83 (8.77%) BDD
20 75 (7.93%) Degree
20 75 (7.93%) Scrum
20 75 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
21 74 (7.82%) Analytics
22 73 (7.72%) Requirements Gathering
23 72 (7.61%) Management Information System
24 71 (7.51%) WebDriver
24 71 (7.51%) Project Delivery
25 69 (7.29%) User Stories

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 60 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.29%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.27%) Confluence
4 11 (1.16%) SAS
5 9 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.53%) Apache
7 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.42%) Appian
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) IIS
11 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.11%) Liferay
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 29 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.21%) InVision
6 2 (0.21%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.11%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
1 12 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 10 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.85%) SAP SD
5 7 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.63%) SAP LE
7 5 (0.53%) Maximo
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.42%) Epicor Tropos
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 150 (15.86%) Office 365
2 139 (14.69%) Azure
3 88 (9.30%) Power Platform
4 44 (4.65%) SaaS
5 20 (2.11%) PaaS
6 18 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (1.80%) IaaS
8 16 (1.69%) AWS
9 15 (1.59%) BPaaS
10 12 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.85%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.74%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.53%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.42%) GitHub
14 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.32%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.19%) Skype
2 62 (6.55%) Firewall
3 23 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.33%) VPN
5 21 (2.22%) Wireless
6 20 (2.11%) DNS
7 17 (1.80%) IP Telephony
8 16 (1.69%) WAN
9 15 (1.59%) WAAS
10 14 (1.48%) LAN
11 12 (1.27%) Intranet
12 11 (1.16%) Internet
12 11 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.06%) DHCP
13 10 (1.06%) Network Security
14 6 (0.63%) HTTP
14 6 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (0.63%) SSL
15 5 (0.53%) Wireless Security
15 5 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.99%) Power BI
3 37 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (3.28%) Tableau
5 25 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.48%) Big Data
7 12 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.95%) Data Lake
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.74%) DB2
11 6 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.42%) DTS
13 4 (0.42%) QlikView
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 91 (9.62%) Selenium
2 71 (7.51%) WebDriver
3 45 (4.76%) JIRA
4 29 (3.07%) Cucumber
4 29 (3.07%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.74%) Postman
7 5 (0.53%) JMeter
7 5 (0.53%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.42%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 3 (0.32%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.32%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.32%) MSTest
9 3 (0.32%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.32%) Robot Framework
9 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.21%) Mocha
10 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 156 (16.49%) Finance
2 35 (3.70%) Digital Economy
3 30 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 29 (3.07%) Retail
5 21 (2.22%) Marketing
5 21 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.80%) Banking
7 16 (1.69%) Legal
8 15 (1.59%) Games
9 14 (1.48%) French Language
10 12 (1.27%) Advertising
11 11 (1.16%) Law
11 11 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.06%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.85%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.63%) Billing
14 6 (0.63%) German Language
15 5 (0.53%) Back Office
16 4 (0.42%) Czech Language
16 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.34%) .NET
2 45 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 20 (2.11%) HTML
4 13 (1.37%) EDI
4 13 (1.37%) SOAP
5 12 (1.27%) Web Services
6 10 (1.06%) XML
7 8 (0.85%) CSS
8 7 (0.74%) EDIFACT
8 7 (0.74%) JSON
9 6 (0.63%) REST
10 5 (0.53%) ADO
10 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.53%) React
11 4 (0.42%) Flask
11 4 (0.42%) ODBC
11 4 (0.42%) Twisted
11 4 (0.42%) WebSockets
12 3 (0.32%) LDAP
12 3 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.01%) Driving Licence
5 19 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.90%) User Experience
7 12 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.74%) AS400
9 7 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.63%) iSeries
10 6 (0.63%) PMI
11 5 (0.53%) Clustering
11 5 (0.53%) Cyberattack
11 5 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 168 (17.76%) Windows
2 52 (5.50%) Windows 10
3 37 (3.91%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.17%) Linux
5 14 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.06%) Unix
7 9 (0.95%) Android
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) AIX
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
3 111 (11.73%) Test Automation
4 102 (10.78%) Business Analysis
5 98 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (10.15%) ITIL
7 83 (8.77%) BDD
8 75 (7.93%) Scrum
9 74 (7.82%) Analytics
10 73 (7.72%) Requirements Gathering
11 71 (7.51%) Project Delivery
12 69 (7.29%) User Stories
13 68 (7.19%) SDLC
14 67 (7.08%) Information Security
15 65 (6.87%) Data Analysis
15 65 (6.87%) ERP
16 62 (6.55%) Waterfall
17 58 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
19 52 (5.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 215 (22.73%) SQL
2 62 (6.55%) C#
3 43 (4.55%) TypeScript
4 42 (4.44%) Python
5 28 (2.96%) Java
6 26 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 23 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 17 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.27%) PHP
10 11 (1.16%) VB
11 10 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.06%) VBA
12 8 (0.85%) Ruby
13 7 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.63%) Perl
14 6 (0.63%) X++
15 5 (0.53%) C
16 4 (0.42%) RPG
16 4 (0.42%) RPG IV
16 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (7.93%) Degree
2 42 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.02%) CISSP
4 36 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.54%) CISM
7 22 (2.33%) MCSE
8 20 (2.11%) CISA
9 16 (1.69%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.59%) ISEB
10 15 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 13 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (0.74%) CEH
13 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.74%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.63%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.63%) CRISC
14 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.84%) QA
2 56 (5.92%) GDPR
2 56 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (5.50%) SLA
4 22 (2.33%) NIST
5 21 (2.22%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (1.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 15 (1.59%) HIPAA
7 15 (1.59%) ITGC
8 9 (0.95%) PMO
9 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.42%) COBIT
11 4 (0.42%) COSO
11 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.42%) GAMP
12 3 (0.32%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.21%) IFRS
13 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 105 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.32%) Docker
5 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (0.85%) SCCM
2 7 (0.74%) Terraform
3 6 (0.63%) Nessus
3 6 (0.63%) Puppet
4 5 (0.53%) Grafana
4 5 (0.53%) Packer
5 4 (0.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 4 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.32%) WSUS
7 2 (0.21%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.21%) QRadar
7 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 245 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.92%) Oracle
2 56 (5.92%) VMware
3 48 (5.07%) Cisco
4 45 (4.76%) SAP
5 31 (3.28%) Citrix
5 31 (3.28%) Google
6 14 (1.48%) Avaya
6 14 (1.48%) hybris
7 12 (1.27%) Adobe
8 10 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.63%) Blue Prism
9 6 (0.63%) IBM
9 6 (0.63%) iManage
9 6 (0.63%) Meraki
10 5 (0.53%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.53%) Nintex
10 5 (0.53%) Nokia
10 5 (0.53%) Nortel
10 5 (0.53%) ServiceNow