Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3958 4935 6093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.93% 14.02% 14.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.39% 14.46% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3317 4359 5354
South East median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,245 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
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 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -1 1497 £37,500 -6.25% 83
Surrey -2 870 £38,000 +1.33% 35
Berkshire -5 717 £40,000 -9.09% 37
Hampshire +4 704 £32,500 -7.14% 33
Buckinghamshire -1 506 £35,000 - 22
West Sussex -11 322 £37,500 - 17
Oxfordshire -3 288 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Sussex -8 254 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Kent +2 218 £32,500 -16.67% 8
Middlesex +4 55 £37,500 -6.25%
M4 Corridor +5 21 £62,500 -
Home Counties +7 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Sussex -14 2 £70,000 +112.12% 1
Isle of Wight -1 1 £32,500 +58.54%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 985 (24.89%) SQL
2 961 (24.28%) Windows
3 931 (23.52%) Finance
4 904 (22.84%) Microsoft
5 742 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 605 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
7 537 (13.57%) Active Directory
8 520 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
9 499 (12.61%) Degree
10 467 (11.80%) ITIL
11 466 (11.77%) Business Analysis
12 388 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
13 383 (9.68%) Windows Server
14 362 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
15 347 (8.77%) SQL Server
16 302 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 287 (7.25%) Oracle
18 285 (7.20%) Test Automation
19 280 (7.07%) SAP
20 273 (6.90%) Project Management
21 257 (6.49%) Firewall
22 248 (6.27%) QA
23 247 (6.24%) CRM
24 244 (6.16%) VMware
25 243 (6.14%) Java
26 241 (6.09%) SLA
27 238 (6.01%) Linux
28 233 (5.89%) Data Analysis
29 230 (5.81%) Retail
30 229 (5.79%) SDLC

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
1 209 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 170 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 108 (2.73%) IIS
4 71 (1.79%) SAS
5 50 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 20 (0.51%) CMS
9 19 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 18 (0.45%) Apache
11 17 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (0.43%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.35%) Confluence
12 14 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (0.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 520 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
2 362 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 157 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 145 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.10%) SPSS
9 3 (0.076%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.051%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.051%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.051%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.025%) CATIA
11 1 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 64 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 25 (0.63%) SAP ERP
7 22 (0.56%) SAP CO
7 22 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
8 19 (0.48%) SAP HR
9 18 (0.45%) SAP MM
10 17 (0.43%) SAP HCM
11 15 (0.38%) SAP Retail
12 14 (0.35%) Teamcenter
13 13 (0.33%) BusinessWare
14 12 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
14 12 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 12 (0.30%) NetSuite
14 12 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
15 11 (0.28%) SAP CRM
16 10 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 202 (5.10%) Office 365
2 102 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (2.05%) SaaS
4 51 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (0.48%) IaaS
7 18 (0.45%) PaaS
8 17 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
10 11 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
11 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.18%) iPaaS
13 6 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.15%) FinancialForce
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 257 (6.49%) Firewall
2 158 (3.99%) TCP/IP
3 135 (3.41%) LAN
4 131 (3.31%) WAN
5 120 (3.03%) DNS
6 91 (2.30%) DHCP
7 88 (2.22%) VPN
8 87 (2.20%) VoIP
9 79 (2.00%) Network Security
10 57 (1.44%) Internet
11 46 (1.16%) VLAN
12 39 (0.99%) SAN
13 33 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
14 32 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
15 31 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (0.76%) SSL
17 24 (0.61%) SMS
18 23 (0.58%) Skype
19 20 (0.51%) FTP
20 17 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 84 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 74 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
7 66 (1.67%) Power BI
8 57 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 57 (1.44%) QlikView
9 54 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.01%) MySQL
11 37 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 33 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 32 (0.81%) Big Data
13 32 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
15 27 (0.68%) DB2
16 25 (0.63%) SAP BW
17 24 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 154 (3.89%) Selenium
2 112 (2.83%) JIRA
3 65 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 52 (1.31%) Cucumber
5 51 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 37 (0.93%) HP UFT
7 35 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 29 (0.73%) Toad
10 27 (0.68%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.48%) JUnit
11 19 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 17 (0.43%) Burp Suite
12 17 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
13 16 (0.40%) LoadRunner
14 14 (0.35%) IDA Disassembler
15 12 (0.30%) Capybara
15 12 (0.30%) SpecFlow
16 11 (0.28%) MSTest
General
1 931 (23.52%) Finance
2 230 (5.81%) Retail
3 174 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 163 (4.12%) Marketing
5 119 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 89 (2.25%) Legal
7 88 (2.22%) Back Office
8 76 (1.92%) German Language
9 75 (1.89%) Banking
10 55 (1.39%) Electronics
11 54 (1.36%) Advertising
12 53 (1.34%) French Language
13 37 (0.93%) Publishing
14 31 (0.78%) Billing
15 24 (0.61%) Games
16 18 (0.45%) Law
16 18 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.40%) Automotive
17 16 (0.40%) Front Office
17 16 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (4.47%) .NET
2 117 (2.96%) XML
3 88 (2.22%) Web Services
4 86 (2.17%) HTML
5 56 (1.41%) CSS
6 42 (1.06%) SOAP
7 35 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 22 (0.56%) REST
9 19 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (0.43%) Gherkin
11 16 (0.40%) jQuery
11 16 (0.40%) WCF
12 15 (0.38%) XSD
12 15 (0.38%) XSL
13 14 (0.35%) J2EE
14 12 (0.30%) RESTful
15 11 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.28%) Middleware
15 11 (0.28%) Regular Expression
16 10 (0.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 605 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 161 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 89 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 53 (1.34%) User Experience
6 50 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (0.99%) iPhone
8 37 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 36 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 29 (0.73%) Fintech
11 28 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 26 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 25 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
14 24 (0.61%) EPoS
15 23 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
16 22 (0.56%) iPad
16 22 (0.56%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.53%) Reinsurance
18 20 (0.51%) Blackberry
18 20 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 961 (24.28%) Windows
2 383 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 238 (6.01%) Linux
4 220 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 177 (4.47%) Unix
6 160 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 150 (3.79%) Windows 10
8 121 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 93 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 60 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (1.24%) Android
12 39 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 39 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 36 (0.91%) AIX
14 33 (0.83%) Solaris
15 26 (0.66%) Windows 2000
16 18 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.30%) VxWorks
19 11 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (11.80%) ITIL
3 466 (11.77%) Business Analysis
4 388 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 302 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 285 (7.20%) Test Automation
7 273 (6.90%) Project Management
8 247 (6.24%) CRM
9 233 (5.89%) Data Analysis
10 229 (5.79%) SDLC
11 203 (5.13%) Scrum
12 191 (4.83%) Information Security
13 180 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 165 (4.17%) ERP
15 164 (4.14%) Analytics
16 160 (4.04%) User Stories
17 159 (4.02%) Test Scripting
18 149 (3.76%) Process Improvement
19 145 (3.66%) Waterfall
20 141 (3.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 985 (24.89%) SQL
2 243 (6.14%) Java
3 204 (5.15%) C#
4 156 (3.94%) Python
5 123 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 83 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 60 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 58 (1.47%) C++
9 53 (1.34%) C
10 52 (1.31%) R
11 50 (1.26%) VBA
12 45 (1.14%) Ruby
13 39 (0.99%) PHP
14 38 (0.96%) Perl
14 38 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 26 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 24 (0.61%) RPG
17 20 (0.51%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.48%) ABAP
19 16 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 499 (12.61%) Degree
2 196 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 152 (3.84%) ISEB
4 149 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 127 (3.21%) CISSP
6 124 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 119 (3.01%) ISTQB
8 87 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 66 (1.67%) CISM
10 63 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 55 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 55 (1.39%) MCP
12 53 (1.34%) GIAC
13 50 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (1.14%) MCSE
15 40 (1.01%) CRISC
16 37 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (0.93%) MCITP
16 37 (0.93%) MCSA
17 36 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (6.27%) QA
2 241 (6.09%) SLA
3 127 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (1.89%) PMO
5 70 (1.77%) PCI DSS
6 62 (1.57%) Data Quality
7 55 (1.39%) GDPR
8 26 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.45%) COBIT
10 12 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.25%) GxP
13 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.18%) BS25999
15 6 (0.15%) GAAP
16 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 3 (0.076%) ISO 9000
17 3 (0.076%) P3O
17 3 (0.076%) Solvency II
System Software
1 537 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 152 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.71%) vSphere
5 18 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.40%) XenApp
7 14 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 14 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.28%) KVM
10 9 (0.23%) XenServer
11 7 (0.18%) Docker
12 4 (0.10%) GPFS
13 3 (0.076%) Firmware
14 2 (0.051%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.025%) Time Sharing Option
15 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 78 (1.97%) SCCM
2 50 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.45%) Puppet
4 16 (0.40%) SCOM
5 15 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (0.30%) WSUS
8 9 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.23%) Nessus
8 9 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.20%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.18%) Terraform
11 6 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 5 (0.13%) Ansible
13 4 (0.10%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.10%) Nmap
13 4 (0.10%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 904 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 287 (7.25%) Oracle
3 280 (7.07%) SAP
4 244 (6.16%) VMware
5 172 (4.35%) Cisco
6 134 (3.39%) Citrix
7 75 (1.89%) HP
8 64 (1.62%) IBM
9 59 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.39%) Google
11 52 (1.31%) Tableau
12 45 (1.14%) F5
13 42 (1.06%) Apple
14 41 (1.04%) Juniper
15 40 (1.01%) NetApp
16 39 (0.99%) Cognos
16 39 (0.99%) Palo Alto
17 38 (0.96%) CheckPoint
18 31 (0.78%) Blue Coat
19 30 (0.76%) Dell