Period
to 8 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,392 3,248 3,908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.37% 12.14% 12.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 12.56% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,992 2,711 3,301
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20,117 25,864 30,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.68% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16,371 21,351 25,687
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -10 660 £45,000 +9.76% 51
Hampshire +3 586 £42,500 +13.33% 46
Surrey -1 425 £40,000 - 22
Berkshire -17 343 £45,000 - 21
West Sussex +2 304 £40,000 -9.09% 24
East Sussex +15 254 £41,500 +10.67% 14
Buckinghamshire -7 192 £50,000 +33.33% 20
Oxfordshire -6 127 £43,000 +14.67% 10
Kent +10 117 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Middlesex +3 15 £55,000 -0.90% 1
Sussex -1 3 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 662 (27.68%) SQL
2 557 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (19.27%) Finance
4 428 (17.89%) Windows
5 425 (17.77%) Microsoft
6 343 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
7 312 (13.04%) Degree
8 304 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
9 285 (11.91%) Test Automation
10 269 (11.25%) SQL Server
11 248 (10.37%) Active Directory
12 245 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
13 234 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
14 216 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
15 214 (8.95%) ITIL
15 214 (8.95%) Oracle
16 211 (8.82%) Office 365
17 196 (8.19%) Business Analysis
18 190 (7.94%) Data Analysis
19 182 (7.61%) Power Platform
20 181 (7.57%) SDLC
21 180 (7.53%) Power BI
21 180 (7.53%) C#
22 178 (7.44%) .NET
23 177 (7.40%) Security Cleared
23 177 (7.40%) Analytics
24 173 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
25 165 (6.90%) Information Security
26 163 (6.81%) Python
27 160 (6.69%) Selenium

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 69 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 64 (2.68%) Confluence
4 32 (1.34%) IIS
5 26 (1.09%) Apache
5 26 (1.09%) SAS
6 22 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.84%) CICS
8 17 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.21%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.17%) CMS
14 4 (0.17%) nginx
15 3 (0.13%) JBoss
15 3 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 234 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
2 216 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 77 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 58 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.63%) SPSS
6 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.042%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.042%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.042%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
4 22 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
5 17 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 16 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
8 13 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.54%) SAP MM
9 12 (0.50%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.46%) SAP LE
11 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.33%) SAP SD
13 7 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 211 (8.82%) Office 365
2 182 (7.61%) Power Platform
3 118 (4.93%) Azure
4 66 (2.76%) SaaS
5 56 (2.34%) AWS
6 21 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (0.46%) PaaS
10 5 (0.21%) Azure LUIS
10 5 (0.21%) Boomi
10 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.21%) Dialogflow
10 5 (0.21%) IaaS
10 5 (0.21%) iPaaS
10 5 (0.21%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.17%) AtomSphere
11 4 (0.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.97%) Firewall
2 51 (2.13%) WAN
3 47 (1.96%) LAN
3 47 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 46 (1.92%) DNS
5 34 (1.42%) VPN
6 33 (1.38%) DHCP
7 29 (1.21%) Internet
8 24 (1.00%) Network Security
9 17 (0.71%) Wireless
10 16 (0.67%) VoIP
11 14 (0.59%) SAN
12 13 (0.54%) Broadband
12 13 (0.54%) Skype
12 13 (0.54%) VLAN
13 12 (0.50%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.42%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.33%) MPLS
16 7 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 180 (7.53%) Power BI
3 89 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 82 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (2.05%) Big Data
8 44 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 41 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 40 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
11 31 (1.30%) DB2
12 28 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (1.09%) QlikView
14 22 (0.92%) MySQL
15 20 (0.84%) MongoDB
16 19 (0.79%) Data Lake
16 19 (0.79%) Hadoop
17 17 (0.71%) Neo4j
18 16 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (0.67%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 160 (6.69%) Selenium
2 148 (6.19%) JIRA
3 69 (2.88%) WebDriver
4 54 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 47 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 38 (1.59%) Postman
7 36 (1.51%) Git (software)
8 34 (1.42%) SoapUI
9 23 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 23 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 22 (0.92%) JMeter
11 19 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (0.63%) HP UFT
13 14 (0.59%) Maven
14 13 (0.54%) Subversion
14 13 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.54%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
17 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 461 (19.27%) Finance
2 122 (5.10%) Retail
3 76 (3.18%) Marketing
4 69 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.38%) Legal
6 44 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.76%) Back Office
8 39 (1.63%) Law
9 36 (1.51%) Public Sector
10 22 (0.92%) Banking
11 21 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 16 (0.67%) Military
12 16 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.54%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.50%) Advertising
15 11 (0.46%) French Language
16 10 (0.42%) Automotive
16 10 (0.42%) German Language
17 8 (0.33%) Billing
17 8 (0.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (7.44%) .NET
2 76 (3.18%) Web Services
3 48 (2.01%) HTML
4 34 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 32 (1.34%) CSS
6 28 (1.17%) SOAP
7 27 (1.13%) XML
8 26 (1.09%) JSON
9 25 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 24 (1.00%) Kafka
11 18 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (0.63%) React
13 14 (0.59%) REST
14 13 (0.54%) RESTful
15 12 (0.50%) AngularJS
15 12 (0.50%) Gherkin
15 12 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (0.38%) EDI
17 8 (0.33%) Spring
18 7 (0.29%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 343 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
5 35 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 30 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 28 (1.17%) User Experience
8 22 (0.92%) Virtual Team
9 21 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 18 (0.75%) Reinsurance
11 17 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 17 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
12 16 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (0.67%) Smartphone
13 15 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.63%) Data Centre
13 15 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.54%) EPoS
15 12 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 428 (17.89%) Windows
2 156 (6.52%) Windows 10
3 132 (5.52%) Windows Server
4 103 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 99 (4.14%) Linux
6 78 (3.26%) Unix
7 52 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
10 30 (1.25%) Android
11 17 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 17 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 10 (0.42%) AIX
14 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.21%) CentOS
17 5 (0.21%) MVS
18 4 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
3 285 (11.91%) Test Automation
4 245 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
5 214 (8.95%) ITIL
6 196 (8.19%) Business Analysis
7 190 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 181 (7.57%) SDLC
9 177 (7.40%) Analytics
10 173 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 165 (6.90%) Information Security
12 141 (5.89%) Manual Testing
12 141 (5.89%) Project Management
13 127 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
13 127 (5.31%) Scrum
14 126 (5.27%) SIEM
15 119 (4.97%) Waterfall
16 118 (4.93%) Security Operations
16 118 (4.93%) Visualisation
17 104 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 662 (27.68%) SQL
2 180 (7.53%) C#
3 163 (6.81%) Python
4 137 (5.73%) Java
5 110 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 72 (3.01%) PL/SQL
7 67 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 63 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 61 (2.55%) R
10 43 (1.80%) VB
11 41 (1.71%) VBA
12 38 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 37 (1.55%) C++
14 29 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 29 (1.21%) C
14 29 (1.21%) COBOL
15 27 (1.13%) Ruby
16 17 (0.71%) MATLAB
16 17 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 312 (13.04%) Degree
2 177 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 131 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 115 (4.81%) ISEB
5 90 (3.76%) ISTQB
6 67 (2.80%) CISSP
7 59 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (1.88%) MCSE
9 37 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 36 (1.51%) CISA
11 31 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (1.00%) CISM
14 18 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (0.71%) CRISC
16 16 (0.67%) CCNA
16 16 (0.67%) CCNP
16 16 (0.67%) PMI Certification
17 15 (0.63%) MCP
17 15 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.40%) QA
2 124 (5.18%) SLA
3 83 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 49 (2.05%) GDPR
5 41 (1.71%) PCI DSS
6 38 (1.59%) PMO
7 30 (1.25%) NIST
8 18 (0.75%) COBIT
9 12 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.38%) COSO
12 8 (0.33%) GAAP
13 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.21%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.084%) GAMP
16 2 (0.084%) NCSC
16 2 (0.084%) P3O
17 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 248 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.84%) Docker
5 14 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.50%) DFS Replication
6 12 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.50%) vSphere
7 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.25%) ACF2
9 6 (0.25%) RACF
9 6 (0.25%) XenApp
10 4 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.13%) HDFS
12 2 (0.084%) Firmware
12 2 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (1.80%) SCCM
2 39 (1.63%) QRadar
3 20 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 18 (0.75%) Ansible
5 15 (0.63%) Puppet
6 14 (0.59%) Salt
7 13 (0.54%) Nessus
8 12 (0.50%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.29%) Nagios
9 7 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.29%) WSUS
10 6 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.21%) vRealize
12 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.13%) Control-M
13 3 (0.13%) IBM Guardium
13 3 (0.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 425 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 214 (8.95%) Oracle
3 99 (4.14%) Tableau
4 96 (4.01%) VMware
5 85 (3.55%) SAP
6 78 (3.26%) Citrix
7 57 (2.38%) HP
8 56 (2.34%) Cisco
9 48 (2.01%) Splunk
10 40 (1.67%) IBM
11 38 (1.59%) ArcSight
11 38 (1.59%) LogRhythm
12 27 (1.13%) Adobe
12 27 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (1.13%) ServiceNow
13 22 (0.92%) Google
14 21 (0.88%) Remedy
15 18 (0.75%) Blue Prism
15 18 (0.75%) F5
15 18 (0.75%) UiPath