Period
to

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,424 1,289 1,959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.18% 9.73% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.87% 10.31% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,686 1,025 1,570
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +0.56% +2.86% +8.02%

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 18,830 12,498 16,626
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 94.37% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12,247 9,749 13,640
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +14 782 £42,500 - 104
Hampshire +21 635 £42,500 +1.80% 37
Surrey +12 498 £45,000 +28.57% 46
Berkshire +28 388 £45,000 - 40
Buckinghamshire -10 273 £42,500 -1.73% 47
West Sussex +3 204 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Kent -3 162 £38,500 -1.28% 23
Oxfordshire 0 129 £42,500 +2.41% 17
East Sussex -5 105 £42,670 -4.86% 5
Middlesex -24 12 £55,000 +4.76%
Sussex +9 10 £48,000 +20.00% 3
Home Counties - 3 £37,000 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Analyst job roles required the following 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.

1 852 (35.15%) Social Skills
2 695 (28.67%) Finance
3 604 (24.92%) Agile
4 566 (23.35%) SQL
5 510 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
6 487 (20.09%) Microsoft
7 390 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
8 362 (14.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 316 (13.04%) Analytics
10 311 (12.83%) Power Platform
11 305 (12.58%) Power BI
12 301 (12.42%) Business Analysis
13 295 (12.17%) Degree
14 294 (12.13%) Windows
15 283 (11.67%) Data Analysis
16 282 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
17 247 (10.19%) ITIL
18 242 (9.98%) Project Management
19 238 (9.82%) Microsoft 365
20 237 (9.78%) Azure
21 212 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
22 208 (8.58%) Visualisation
23 204 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
24 196 (8.09%) Active Directory
25 190 (7.84%) Marketing
26 183 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
27 171 (7.05%) Waterfall
28 169 (6.97%) Test Automation
28 169 (6.97%) Retail
29 166 (6.85%) SLA

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 61 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.82%) SAS
3 38 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 19 (0.78%) Confluence
5 13 (0.54%) IIS
6 11 (0.45%) Mule
7 9 (0.37%) CMS
8 8 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.083%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.083%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.083%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.041%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.041%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.041%) Kentico
10 1 (0.041%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.041%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.041%) WebSphere
Applications
1 362 (14.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 204 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.73%) SPSS
6 23 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.12%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 2 (0.083%) Magento
9 2 (0.083%) Maximo
9 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.083%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.041%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.041%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.041%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 311 (12.83%) Power Platform
2 238 (9.82%) Microsoft 365
3 237 (9.78%) Azure
4 73 (3.01%) SaaS
5 63 (2.60%) Google Analytics
6 48 (1.98%) AWS
7 33 (1.36%) Google Data Studio
8 21 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.74%) PowerApps
10 17 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (0.54%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.50%) Google Sheets
12 12 (0.50%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.45%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.45%) Serverless
14 10 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.41%) GCP
14 10 (0.41%) IaaS
14 10 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.00%) Firewall
2 71 (2.93%) WAN
3 68 (2.81%) LAN
4 55 (2.27%) Network Security
5 38 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.57%) VPN
6 34 (1.40%) Wireless
7 28 (1.16%) DNS
8 27 (1.11%) DHCP
9 24 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (0.91%) Internet
11 20 (0.83%) NetScaler
12 16 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.62%) FTP
14 14 (0.58%) SAN
14 14 (0.58%) Wireshark
15 12 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.50%) Intranet
15 12 (0.50%) PBX
15 12 (0.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (12.58%) Power BI
2 150 (6.19%) Tableau
3 132 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 58 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 45 (1.86%) QlikView
7 44 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
8 39 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 21 (0.87%) Big Data
13 20 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (0.70%) MySQL
15 15 (0.62%) Power Query
16 13 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 12 (0.50%) Data Mining
18 8 (0.33%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.33%) MS Access
18 8 (0.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 72 (2.97%) JIRA
2 61 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 47 (1.94%) Selenium
4 37 (1.53%) SpecFlow
5 27 (1.11%) TestRail
6 23 (0.95%) Postman
7 17 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 17 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.58%) JMeter
9 10 (0.41%) Zephyr
10 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.29%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.25%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.21%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.21%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.12%) LoadRunner
16 2 (0.083%) JUnit
General
1 852 (35.15%) Social Skills
2 695 (28.67%) Finance
3 510 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
4 190 (7.84%) Marketing
5 169 (6.97%) Retail
6 137 (5.65%) Influencing Skills
7 100 (4.13%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
9 63 (2.60%) Legal
10 58 (2.39%) Aviation
11 55 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
12 53 (2.19%) Banking
13 50 (2.06%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.69%) Advertising
14 41 (1.69%) Automotive
15 35 (1.44%) Public Sector
16 31 (1.28%) Digital Economy
17 26 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 26 (1.07%) Law
18 20 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.14%) .NET
2 44 (1.82%) HTML
3 35 (1.44%) CSS
4 28 (1.16%) Gherkin
5 22 (0.91%) XML
6 20 (0.83%) Web Services
7 19 (0.78%) REST
8 16 (0.66%) JSON
9 13 (0.54%) EDI
9 13 (0.54%) Spring Boot
10 12 (0.50%) Middleware
10 12 (0.50%) RESTful
11 11 (0.45%) .NET Core
11 11 (0.45%) AngularJS
11 11 (0.45%) React
11 11 (0.45%) Spring
12 10 (0.41%) EDIFACT
12 10 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (0.41%) HTML5
12 10 (0.41%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 113 (4.66%) Management Information System
2 107 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
3 78 (3.22%) User Experience
4 52 (2.15%) NHS
5 38 (1.57%) PMI
6 27 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 26 (1.07%) IoT
8 24 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 24 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
9 23 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 23 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 22 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 21 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
12 17 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
12 17 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
13 16 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.45%) Smart Meter
16 10 (0.41%) iSeries
16 10 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 294 (12.13%) Windows
2 120 (4.95%) Windows 10
3 87 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 75 (3.09%) Linux
5 24 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (0.91%) Unix
7 18 (0.74%) Mac OS
7 18 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.33%) Android
12 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.041%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.041%) MVS
13 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.041%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (24.92%) Agile
2 390 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
3 316 (13.04%) Analytics
4 301 (12.42%) Business Analysis
5 283 (11.67%) Data Analysis
6 282 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 247 (10.19%) ITIL
8 242 (9.98%) Project Management
9 212 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 208 (8.58%) Visualisation
11 183 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
12 171 (7.05%) Waterfall
13 169 (6.97%) Test Automation
14 158 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 152 (6.27%) Process Improvement
16 149 (6.15%) SDLC
17 143 (5.90%) Mentoring
18 141 (5.82%) Data Management
19 139 (5.73%) Information Security
19 139 (5.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 566 (23.35%) SQL
2 161 (6.64%) Python
3 145 (5.98%) C#
4 110 (4.54%) R
5 82 (3.38%) C
6 76 (3.14%) Java
7 53 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 48 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 37 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 29 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 21 (0.87%) Bash
12 19 (0.78%) PHP
13 16 (0.66%) VBA
14 15 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 14 (0.58%) C++
15 14 (0.58%) Perl
15 14 (0.58%) Ruby
16 10 (0.41%) Formula Language
16 10 (0.41%) RPG
16 10 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 295 (12.17%) Degree
2 166 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 114 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 68 (2.81%) CISSP
4 68 (2.81%) ISEB
5 66 (2.72%) ISTQB
6 56 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 42 (1.73%) PMI Certification
8 40 (1.65%) CISM
9 34 (1.40%) CISA
10 33 (1.36%) DBS Check
11 32 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 31 (1.28%) ACCA
13 29 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (1.07%) IIBA
16 25 (1.03%) CRISC
17 22 (0.91%) MOS
18 20 (0.83%) DV Cleared
18 20 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.85%) SLA
2 110 (4.54%) GDPR
2 110 (4.54%) QA
3 85 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (2.60%) PMO
5 47 (1.94%) Data Quality
6 37 (1.53%) COBIT
7 32 (1.32%) NIST
7 32 (1.32%) PCI DSS
8 25 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (0.99%) GRC
10 17 (0.70%) HL7
11 13 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.50%) IASME
13 6 (0.25%) Accessibility
13 6 (0.25%) ITGC
13 6 (0.25%) NCSC
13 6 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.21%) P3O
15 3 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 196 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.78%) XenApp
4 14 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.54%) Docker
6 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (0.45%) vSphere
7 10 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.083%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.083%) Xen
12 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.041%) NFS
12 1 (0.041%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 42 (1.73%) SCCM
2 15 (0.62%) Ansible
3 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 12 (0.50%) HAProxy
4 12 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.45%) Kibana
6 10 (0.41%) SCOM
7 9 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.33%) logstash
8 8 (0.33%) Nessus
8 8 (0.33%) RSA Archer
9 6 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.25%) PaperCut
10 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.17%) Terraform
12 3 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.083%) Control-M
13 2 (0.083%) Rancher
13 2 (0.083%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 487 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 107 (4.41%) Oracle
3 87 (3.59%) Cisco
4 81 (3.34%) Google
5 77 (3.18%) SAP
6 72 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (2.52%) VMware
8 55 (2.27%) Citrix
9 54 (2.23%) Cognos
10 49 (2.02%) ServiceNow
11 37 (1.53%) HP
12 25 (1.03%) Apple
13 21 (0.87%) IBM
14 20 (0.83%) Sophos
15 19 (0.78%) Adobe
15 19 (0.78%) Splunk
16 17 (0.70%) Veeam
17 15 (0.62%) CheckPoint
17 15 (0.62%) NetApp
18 14 (0.58%) Workday