Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,500 1,280 3,357
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.18% 10.71% 12.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.81% 11.20% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,044 2,679
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £51,250 £53,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%

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 15,297 11,430 25,454
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 95.67% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,183 9,441 21,091
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 531 £43,500 -8.42% 106
Hampshire -37 300 £41,250 +3.13% 52
Berkshire +2 256 £46,250 -2.63% 37
Surrey -7 240 £37,000 -6.33% 29
West Sussex +6 215 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Buckinghamshire -2 182 £38,500 -23.00% 54
East Sussex -22 110 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Oxfordshire +20 94 £45,000 - 15
Kent -10 80 £40,000 +23.08% 24
Sussex - 8 £42,500 - 2
Middlesex -2 3 £55,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 566 (37.73%) Social Skills
2 362 (24.13%) SQL
3 355 (23.67%) Microsoft
4 350 (23.33%) Finance
5 341 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 295 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
8 191 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 185 (12.33%) ITIL
10 179 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
11 176 (11.73%) Degree
12 173 (11.53%) Windows
13 167 (11.13%) Microsoft Office
14 159 (10.60%) Business Analysis
15 156 (10.40%) Microsoft 365
16 150 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 145 (9.67%) SQL Server
18 134 (8.93%) Azure
19 132 (8.80%) Project Management
20 131 (8.73%) Power BI
20 131 (8.73%) Power Platform
21 125 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
22 123 (8.20%) Active Directory
23 115 (7.67%) Analytics
24 112 (7.47%) Oracle
25 110 (7.33%) SDLC
26 109 (7.27%) Waterfall
27 104 (6.93%) ERP
28 102 (6.80%) SLA
28 102 (6.80%) Software Testing

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 52 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 28 (1.87%) Confluence
4 12 (0.80%) Apache
4 12 (0.80%) SAS
5 11 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (0.53%) GemFire
8 6 (0.40%) IIS
9 4 (0.27%) CMS
10 3 (0.20%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.13%) WordPress
12 1 (0.067%) Liferay
12 1 (0.067%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.067%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 191 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 167 (11.13%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (4.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.93%) InVision
5 14 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.80%) Sketch
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.067%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.067%) SPSS
9 1 (0.067%) Stata
9 1 (0.067%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (1.53%) Oracle Assets
3 23 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 22 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.60%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.40%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.33%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.33%) Shopify
12 4 (0.27%) OPENHousing
12 4 (0.27%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 156 (10.40%) Microsoft 365
2 134 (8.93%) Azure
3 131 (8.73%) Power Platform
4 47 (3.13%) SaaS
5 39 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (2.47%) AWS
7 24 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 18 (1.20%) PaaS
9 17 (1.13%) GitHub
10 16 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.53%) PowerApps
12 8 (0.53%) Snowflake
13 6 (0.40%) Google Sheets
13 6 (0.40%) Power Automate
13 6 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.33%) Lucidchart
15 4 (0.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.53%) Firewall
2 34 (2.27%) WAN
3 33 (2.20%) DNS
4 29 (1.93%) DHCP
4 29 (1.93%) LAN
5 27 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.53%) Network Security
7 17 (1.13%) VPN
8 16 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.80%) Internet
10 12 (0.80%) VLAN
11 9 (0.60%) SAN
12 8 (0.53%) Calico
13 6 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.40%) SSH
14 5 (0.33%) SD-WAN
14 5 (0.33%) VoIP
15 4 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 131 (8.73%) Power BI
3 56 (3.73%) Tableau
4 49 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (0.80%) QlikView
10 11 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.67%) Big Data
11 10 (0.67%) MySQL
12 9 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.47%) Star Schema
15 6 (0.40%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (4.00%) Selenium
2 56 (3.73%) JIRA
3 21 (1.40%) SoapUI
4 18 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.87%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 12 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 11 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.53%) Gradle
10 8 (0.53%) gulp
10 8 (0.53%) Postman
10 8 (0.53%) Protractor
11 7 (0.47%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.33%) git-flow
General
1 566 (37.73%) Social Skills
2 350 (23.33%) Finance
3 341 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.93%) Organisational Skills
5 58 (3.87%) Marketing
6 49 (3.27%) Retail
7 47 (3.13%) Legal
8 44 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 43 (2.87%) Advertising
10 42 (2.80%) Influencing Skills
11 40 (2.67%) Manufacturing
11 40 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
12 36 (2.40%) Digital Economy
13 35 (2.33%) Banking
14 33 (2.20%) Law
15 17 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
15 17 (1.13%) German Language
15 17 (1.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 16 (1.07%) Back Office
16 16 (1.07%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.00%) .NET
2 49 (3.27%) HTML
3 31 (2.07%) CSS
4 25 (1.67%) Web Services
5 23 (1.53%) RESTful
6 19 (1.27%) EDI
7 14 (0.93%) REST
8 13 (0.87%) SOAP
9 11 (0.73%) AngularJS
9 11 (0.73%) JSON
9 11 (0.73%) XML
10 10 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (0.67%) Kafka
11 9 (0.60%) Node.js
12 8 (0.53%) Flask
12 8 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (0.53%) Spring Boot
12 8 (0.53%) Spring Integration
12 8 (0.53%) Twisted
12 8 (0.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 49 (3.27%) User Experience
3 32 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (2.07%) Algorithms
5 30 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 15 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 12 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
10 11 (0.73%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (0.60%) CMDB
12 9 (0.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 9 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.53%) NHS
14 7 (0.47%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.40%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 173 (11.53%) Windows
2 80 (5.33%) Windows 10
3 45 (3.00%) Linux
4 44 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (1.13%) Android
7 15 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.93%) Unix
9 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) CentOS
14 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
15 1 (0.067%) AIX
15 1 (0.067%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
3 185 (12.33%) ITIL
4 179 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
5 159 (10.60%) Business Analysis
6 150 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 132 (8.80%) Project Management
8 125 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
9 115 (7.67%) Analytics
10 110 (7.33%) SDLC
11 109 (7.27%) Waterfall
12 104 (6.93%) ERP
13 102 (6.80%) Software Testing
14 96 (6.40%) Information Security
15 94 (6.27%) Scrum
16 90 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
16 90 (6.00%) Process Improvement
17 86 (5.73%) Test Automation
18 83 (5.53%) User Stories
19 79 (5.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 362 (24.13%) SQL
2 73 (4.87%) Python
3 71 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 56 (3.73%) C#
5 49 (3.27%) PowerShell
6 32 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 26 (1.73%) Java
8 18 (1.20%) C
9 17 (1.13%) VBA
10 16 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 14 (0.93%) C++
12 13 (0.87%) R
13 10 (0.67%) Ruby
13 10 (0.67%) VB
14 9 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.53%) Go
15 8 (0.53%) PHP
16 5 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.33%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 176 (11.73%) Degree
2 83 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 62 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 52 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (3.27%) CISSP
6 36 (2.40%) MCSE
7 34 (2.27%) CISM
7 34 (2.27%) ISEB
8 32 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 22 (1.47%) CISA
10 21 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
13 17 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.07%) MCP
15 15 (1.00%) CCNA
15 15 (1.00%) CEH
15 15 (1.00%) CRISC
15 15 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.80%) SLA
2 95 (6.33%) QA
3 60 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (3.47%) GDPR
5 31 (2.07%) PMO
6 25 (1.67%) NIST
7 21 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (1.33%) Data Quality
9 16 (1.07%) PCI DSS
10 15 (1.00%) GRC
11 12 (0.80%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.47%) COBIT
12 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.40%) Accessibility
14 4 (0.27%) HL7
15 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.20%) NCSC
16 2 (0.13%) IASME
16 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 123 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.60%) vSphere
5 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.53%) XenApp
6 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.27%) Docker
7 4 (0.27%) OpenSSH
8 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
1 16 (1.07%) SCCM
2 14 (0.93%) Kibana
3 12 (0.80%) HP ALM
3 12 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.67%) Ansible
4 10 (0.67%) WSUS
5 9 (0.60%) Grafana
6 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.40%) QRadar
8 3 (0.20%) Nessus
9 2 (0.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.067%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.067%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.067%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.067%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.067%) Terraform
Vendors
1 355 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.47%) Oracle
3 72 (4.80%) VMware
4 54 (3.60%) SAP
5 51 (3.40%) ServiceNow
6 49 (3.27%) Citrix
7 46 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (2.93%) Cisco
9 34 (2.27%) Google
10 24 (1.60%) HP
11 19 (1.27%) Adobe
12 15 (1.00%) Veeam
13 14 (0.93%) Blue Prism
14 13 (0.87%) Cognos
15 12 (0.80%) Informatica
16 11 (0.73%) IBM
16 11 (0.73%) Meraki
17 10 (0.67%) JD Edwards
17 10 (0.67%) Splunk
18 9 (0.60%) Palo Alto