Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,208 3,642 3,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.56% 12.38% 13.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.07% 12.82% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,562 3,125 3,302
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £23,162 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +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 24,545 28,414 28,169
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.62% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,970 23,641 23,483
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +4 1,234 £44,250 +10.63% 142
Berkshire +5 654 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Hampshire +2 628 £37,000 +2.78% 80
Surrey +1 523 £35,000 -6.67% 89
Buckinghamshire +7 434 £40,000 +14.29% 48
West Sussex +1 393 £41,000 +9.33% 42
East Sussex +17 217 £41,250 +7.14% 10
Kent +3 174 £34,000 +4.62% 34
Oxfordshire -5 148 £40,000 - 25
Middlesex +1 37 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor +2 3 - -
Sussex +5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 719 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (21.98%) Windows
3 680 (21.20%) SQL
4 671 (20.92%) Microsoft
5 590 (18.39%) Finance
6 437 (13.62%) ITIL
7 432 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
8 418 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
8 418 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
9 416 (12.97%) Business Analysis
10 397 (12.38%) Active Directory
11 330 (10.29%) Degree
12 300 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
13 294 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 284 (8.85%) Office 365
15 280 (8.73%) SLA
16 274 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
17 256 (7.98%) Windows 7
18 246 (7.67%) SQL Server
19 238 (7.42%) Waterfall
20 235 (7.33%) Test Automation
21 232 (7.23%) Windows Server
22 228 (7.11%) QA
23 222 (6.92%) SDLC
24 214 (6.67%) SAP
25 210 (6.55%) Windows 10
26 208 (6.48%) Analytics
27 203 (6.33%) Management Information System
28 199 (6.20%) Change Management
29 197 (6.14%) Project Management

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
1 128 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 74 (2.31%) Confluence
4 42 (1.31%) IIS
5 41 (1.28%) SAS
6 28 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.47%) CICS
9 8 (0.25%) Apache
10 7 (0.22%) CMS
10 7 (0.22%) NetWeaver
10 7 (0.22%) nginx
11 6 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) Documentum
12 4 (0.12%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 418 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
2 300 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 74 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.062%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.031%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 47 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 19 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.53%) SAP SD
7 14 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 13 (0.41%) Maximo
8 13 (0.41%) Sage X3
8 13 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.31%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.28%) FastStats
11 9 (0.28%) Infor M3
11 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 284 (8.85%) Office 365
2 151 (4.71%) Power Platform
3 145 (4.52%) Azure
4 80 (2.49%) AWS
5 57 (1.78%) SaaS
6 36 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 25 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 19 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.56%) PowerApps
10 14 (0.44%) GCP
11 13 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (0.41%) iPaaS
11 13 (0.41%) Serverless
12 12 (0.37%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.28%) IaaS
14 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.12%) Akamai
16 4 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 115 (3.58%) Firewall
3 85 (2.65%) DHCP
4 81 (2.52%) DNS
5 78 (2.43%) LAN
6 74 (2.31%) WAN
7 59 (1.84%) Internet
8 50 (1.56%) VPN
9 38 (1.18%) VoIP
10 35 (1.09%) SAN
11 34 (1.06%) VLAN
12 31 (0.97%) Network Security
13 29 (0.90%) NAS
14 27 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (0.59%) FTP
16 19 (0.59%) Skype
17 15 (0.47%) HTTPS
17 15 (0.47%) Wireless
18 14 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 146 (4.55%) Power BI
3 93 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 43 (1.34%) Big Data
10 35 (1.09%) QlikView
11 29 (0.90%) MySQL
11 29 (0.90%) SAP BW
12 26 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 26 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 25 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 22 (0.69%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.50%) DB2
17 14 (0.44%) MS Access
18 13 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 173 (5.39%) JIRA
2 142 (4.43%) Selenium
3 76 (2.37%) WebDriver
4 64 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 51 (1.59%) SpecFlow
6 42 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 24 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (0.69%) AdminStudio
8 22 (0.69%) InstallShield
8 22 (0.69%) MSI
9 21 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 21 (0.65%) TestRail
10 18 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.50%) JMeter
12 13 (0.41%) Appium
12 13 (0.41%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.37%) Maven
14 11 (0.34%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.34%) QAComplete
14 11 (0.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 590 (18.39%) Finance
2 156 (4.86%) Retail
3 131 (4.08%) Marketing
4 126 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 88 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 68 (2.12%) Law
7 66 (2.06%) Legal
8 56 (1.75%) Public Sector
9 48 (1.50%) Back Office
10 40 (1.25%) Banking
11 24 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 24 (0.75%) Electronics
12 22 (0.69%) Automotive
12 22 (0.69%) Publishing
13 20 (0.62%) Local Government
14 19 (0.59%) Advertising
15 18 (0.56%) Billing
15 18 (0.56%) Games
16 14 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.31%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (5.64%) .NET
2 90 (2.81%) HTML
3 84 (2.62%) XML
4 62 (1.93%) JSON
5 61 (1.90%) Web Services
6 39 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.09%) CSS
8 30 (0.94%) SOAP
9 29 (0.90%) REST
10 28 (0.87%) Gherkin
11 22 (0.69%) RESTful
12 21 (0.65%) EDI
13 17 (0.53%) jQuery
14 14 (0.44%) React
15 9 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
15 9 (0.28%) WebRTC
16 8 (0.25%) HTML5
16 8 (0.25%) Middleware
16 8 (0.25%) SAP Basis
17 7 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 418 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 131 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 66 (2.06%) User Experience
5 49 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 41 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 40 (1.25%) EPoS
8 26 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 25 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 23 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.56%) FMCG
15 17 (0.53%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.53%) Social Media
16 16 (0.50%) Life Science
17 15 (0.47%) AS400
17 15 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 705 (21.98%) Windows
2 256 (7.98%) Windows 7
3 232 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 210 (6.55%) Windows 10
5 129 (4.02%) Linux
6 89 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (1.71%) Unix
9 43 (1.34%) Android
10 31 (0.97%) Windows 2000
11 30 (0.94%) AIX
12 24 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 23 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.47%) MVS
16 13 (0.41%) CentOS
17 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (13.62%) ITIL
3 432 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
4 416 (12.97%) Business Analysis
5 294 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 274 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
7 238 (7.42%) Waterfall
8 235 (7.33%) Test Automation
9 222 (6.92%) SDLC
10 208 (6.48%) Analytics
11 199 (6.20%) Change Management
12 197 (6.14%) Project Management
13 189 (5.89%) Data Analysis
14 185 (5.77%) User Stories
15 177 (5.52%) ERP
16 176 (5.49%) Information Security
17 162 (5.05%) Scrum
18 157 (4.89%) CRM
19 155 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
20 125 (3.90%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 680 (21.20%) SQL
2 151 (4.71%) C#
3 117 (3.65%) JavaScript
4 104 (3.24%) Python
5 97 (3.02%) Java
6 59 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 58 (1.81%) R
8 56 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 49 (1.53%) C
9 49 (1.53%) VBA
10 23 (0.72%) COBOL
10 23 (0.72%) RPG
11 22 (0.69%) C++
12 21 (0.65%) Ruby
13 18 (0.56%) VB
14 15 (0.47%) JCL
14 15 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.34%) PHP
16 10 (0.31%) Groovy
17 8 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 330 (10.29%) Degree
2 138 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 106 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 75 (2.34%) ISEB
5 68 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 67 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 48 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 37 (1.15%) CISSP
10 36 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 30 (0.94%) MCSE
13 29 (0.90%) MCP
14 23 (0.72%) A+ Certification
15 22 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.65%) ACCA
16 21 (0.65%) CCNA
16 21 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 21 (0.65%) MCSA
17 19 (0.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (8.73%) SLA
2 228 (7.11%) QA
3 64 (2.00%) PMO
4 40 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 38 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (0.94%) COBIT
8 27 (0.84%) GDPR
9 22 (0.69%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.31%) NIST
11 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.12%) IFRS
11 4 (0.12%) ITGC
11 4 (0.12%) SEPA
12 3 (0.094%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.094%) P3O
12 3 (0.094%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.062%) GxP
13 2 (0.062%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 397 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 68 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (0.69%) vSphere
6 16 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 15 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 15 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.34%) Docker
9 11 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 8 (0.25%) Firmware
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.094%) vCloud
12 3 (0.094%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.062%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.062%) KVM
13 2 (0.062%) Postfix
13 2 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 78 (2.43%) SCCM
2 18 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 17 (0.53%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.50%) WSUS
5 12 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.34%) vRealize
7 10 (0.31%) SCOM
8 7 (0.22%) CSIRT
8 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.22%) QRadar
9 6 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.19%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.16%) Nessus
10 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.16%) ZENworks
11 4 (0.12%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 671 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 214 (6.67%) SAP
3 161 (5.02%) Citrix
4 156 (4.86%) VMware
5 112 (3.49%) Cisco
6 101 (3.15%) Oracle
7 88 (2.74%) Tableau
8 83 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 82 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 67 (2.09%) HP
11 57 (1.78%) IBM
12 52 (1.62%) Google
13 40 (1.25%) Sony
14 36 (1.12%) Adobe
15 24 (0.75%) Splunk
16 23 (0.72%) Sage
17 17 (0.53%) Dell
18 16 (0.50%) Veeam
19 15 (0.47%) LogRhythm
19 15 (0.47%) Palo Alto