Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,635 3,995 5,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.20% 13.62% 14.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.60% 14.08% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,070 3,380 4,675
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,988 £22,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,600 £57,300
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 28,856 28,375 35,956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.71% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,942 23,746 30,444
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +2 1,526 £40,000 +8.11% 153
Berkshire -1 745 £42,000 +5.00% 89
Surrey -2 736 £37,500 -1.32% 46
Hampshire -5 637 £35,000 +3.40% 83
Buckinghamshire -1 480 £35,000 +9.38% 39
West Sussex +8 375 £37,500 - 20
Oxfordshire -7 302 £42,500 +6.25% 25
East Sussex -15 167 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Kent -6 158 £35,000 - 26
Middlesex -3 20 £59,000 +68.57% 5
Sussex -5 10 £35,000 -6.67%
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 18 August 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 1,005 (27.65%) SQL
2 836 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 804 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 796 (21.90%) Windows
5 748 (20.58%) Finance
6 528 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
7 499 (13.73%) Active Directory
8 489 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
9 488 (13.43%) ITIL
10 454 (12.49%) Degree
11 401 (11.03%) SQL Server
12 389 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
13 361 (9.93%) Test Automation
14 341 (9.38%) Business Analysis
15 340 (9.35%) QA
16 313 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
17 307 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 306 (8.42%) Windows Server
19 299 (8.23%) Oracle
20 298 (8.20%) Office 365
21 278 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
22 263 (7.24%) C#
23 258 (7.10%) Java
24 254 (6.99%) .NET
25 252 (6.93%) Analytics
26 245 (6.74%) Scrum
27 243 (6.69%) Project Management
28 225 (6.19%) SLA
29 222 (6.11%) Windows 7
29 222 (6.11%) Data Analysis

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
1 153 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 110 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 104 (2.86%) Confluence
4 99 (2.72%) IIS
5 47 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (1.13%) SAS
7 40 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 31 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 25 (0.69%) Apache
11 22 (0.61%) CMS
12 20 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 16 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.36%) JBoss
15 13 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (0.25%) IBM Notes
19 8 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 389 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
2 313 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 61 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.30%) SPSS
7 2 (0.055%) CATIA
7 2 (0.055%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.055%) Windchill
8 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.44%) SAP HCM
5 15 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.39%) SAP HR
7 13 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 12 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.22%) assyst
10 8 (0.22%) Magento
10 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 298 (8.20%) Office 365
2 143 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (0.85%) SaaS
5 28 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 25 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
8 14 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.30%) AdWords
10 10 (0.28%) PaaS
11 6 (0.17%) Akamai
11 6 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.14%) G Suite
12 5 (0.14%) IaaS
13 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.11%) Force.com
13 4 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 3 (0.083%) GitHub
14 3 (0.083%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.82%) Firewall
2 110 (3.03%) LAN
3 106 (2.92%) WAN
4 92 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 71 (1.95%) DNS
6 64 (1.76%) VPN
7 49 (1.35%) DHCP
8 48 (1.32%) Network Security
9 41 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (1.10%) Internet
11 33 (0.91%) VoIP
12 26 (0.72%) Wireless
13 24 (0.66%) SSL
14 22 (0.61%) VLAN
15 19 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 19 (0.52%) IP Telephony
15 19 (0.52%) SMS
16 18 (0.50%) SAN
17 17 (0.47%) Skype
17 17 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 133 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (3.25%) Power BI
4 109 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 61 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (1.21%) MySQL
8 41 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 38 (1.05%) Big Data
10 37 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 34 (0.94%) QlikView
12 29 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (0.77%) Data Mining
14 26 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
15 23 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 21 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (0.58%) SAP BW
17 16 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 194 (5.34%) Selenium
2 174 (4.79%) JIRA
3 98 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 66 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 55 (1.51%) SoapUI
5 55 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 50 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 46 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (1.16%) HP UFT
9 34 (0.94%) SpecFlow
10 31 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 28 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 23 (0.63%) JMeter
13 22 (0.61%) JUnit
14 19 (0.52%) LoadRunner
15 16 (0.44%) Maven
16 14 (0.39%) Toad
17 12 (0.33%) Bitbucket
17 12 (0.33%) Eclipse
18 10 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 748 (20.58%) Finance
2 214 (5.89%) Retail
3 134 (3.69%) Marketing
4 101 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 86 (2.37%) Back Office
6 85 (2.34%) Legal
7 76 (2.09%) Advertising
8 69 (1.90%) Law
9 49 (1.35%) Banking
10 44 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 32 (0.88%) Billing
12 31 (0.85%) French Language
13 30 (0.83%) German Language
14 27 (0.74%) Spanish Language
15 26 (0.72%) Publishing
16 21 (0.58%) Italian Language
17 16 (0.44%) Automotive
18 15 (0.41%) Electronics
19 9 (0.25%) General Ledger
19 9 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (6.99%) .NET
2 138 (3.80%) HTML
3 96 (2.64%) CSS
4 85 (2.34%) XML
5 78 (2.15%) Web Services
6 53 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 47 (1.29%) REST
8 45 (1.24%) Middleware
9 37 (1.02%) Gherkin
10 36 (0.99%) SOAP
11 34 (0.94%) .NET Framework
12 24 (0.66%) SailPoint
13 21 (0.58%) Mason
14 18 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (0.47%) HTML5
16 16 (0.44%) JSON
17 15 (0.41%) AngularJS
17 15 (0.41%) EDI
18 13 (0.36%) MDX
19 12 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 528 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
3 137 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 126 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 101 (2.78%) User Experience
6 68 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 50 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 37 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 30 (0.83%) iPhone
11 29 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 28 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 27 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
14 25 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
15 24 (0.66%) CMDB
16 23 (0.63%) EPoS
17 22 (0.61%) Fintech
18 21 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
19 20 (0.55%) Blackberry
20 19 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 796 (21.90%) Windows
2 306 (8.42%) Windows Server
3 222 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 172 (4.73%) Linux
5 163 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 124 (3.41%) Unix
7 107 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (1.84%) Windows 8
10 34 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.77%) Android
12 18 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.47%) AIX
14 14 (0.39%) Solaris
15 11 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.28%) CentOS
16 10 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
3 488 (13.43%) ITIL
4 361 (9.93%) Test Automation
5 341 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 307 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 278 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 252 (6.93%) Analytics
9 245 (6.74%) Scrum
10 243 (6.69%) Project Management
11 222 (6.11%) Data Analysis
12 199 (5.47%) SDLC
13 195 (5.36%) User Stories
14 190 (5.23%) Change Management
15 182 (5.01%) CRM
16 181 (4.98%) Waterfall
17 176 (4.84%) Service Management
18 175 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
19 167 (4.59%) Information Security
20 150 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,005 (27.65%) SQL
2 263 (7.24%) C#
3 258 (7.10%) Java
4 158 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 109 (3.00%) Python
6 108 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 81 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 62 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 58 (1.60%) VBA
10 44 (1.21%) C
10 44 (1.21%) C++
11 41 (1.13%) R
12 37 (1.02%) PHP
13 34 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 26 (0.72%) VB
15 24 (0.66%) Perl
15 24 (0.66%) VBScript
16 22 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.58%) Ruby
18 16 (0.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 454 (12.49%) Degree
2 144 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 125 (3.44%) ISEB
4 115 (3.16%) CISSP
5 105 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 100 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 97 (2.67%) ISTQB
8 74 (2.04%) CISM
9 63 (1.73%) MCSE
10 53 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 49 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 43 (1.18%) CEH
12 43 (1.18%) CISA
12 43 (1.18%) SANS
13 36 (0.99%) MCP
14 35 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 34 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (0.88%) CCNA
17 30 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
18 29 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (9.35%) QA
2 225 (6.19%) SLA
3 132 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (1.98%) PMO
5 71 (1.95%) Data Quality
6 67 (1.84%) PCI DSS
7 42 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 41 (1.13%) GDPR
9 31 (0.85%) COBIT
10 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.17%) PSD2
13 4 (0.11%) GPG13
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 3 (0.083%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.055%) P3O
16 1 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials
16 1 (0.028%) IFRS
System Software
1 499 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 104 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.05%) vSphere
5 23 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 16 (0.44%) XenApp
7 15 (0.41%) Docker
8 14 (0.39%) Firmware
8 14 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.30%) DFS Replication
10 11 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 8 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.11%) XenServer
15 3 (0.083%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 91 (2.50%) SCCM
2 53 (1.46%) SCOM
3 35 (0.96%) Nessus
4 33 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 32 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 25 (0.69%) OpenVAS
6 25 (0.69%) QRadar
7 23 (0.63%) HP ALM
8 22 (0.61%) Core Impact
8 22 (0.61%) Nexpose
9 21 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.47%) WSUS
11 11 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.28%) OPNET
13 9 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.19%) OpenView
15 6 (0.17%) vMotion
16 5 (0.14%) Puppet
16 5 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 836 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 299 (8.23%) Oracle
3 204 (5.61%) SAP
4 184 (5.06%) VMware
5 156 (4.29%) Cisco
6 137 (3.77%) Citrix
7 136 (3.74%) HP
8 120 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 102 (2.81%) ServiceNow
10 88 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
11 66 (1.82%) Google
12 53 (1.46%) Tableau
13 44 (1.21%) Remedy
14 43 (1.18%) IBM
15 41 (1.13%) Riverbed
16 38 (1.05%) Qualys
17 34 (0.94%) Capita
17 34 (0.94%) LogRhythm
17 34 (0.94%) Splunk
18 33 (0.91%) Apple