Period
to 14 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,886 3,529 4,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.91% 12.56% 12.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.41% 13.04% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,317 3,000 3,390
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 23,257 27,059 30,265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.34% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19,058 22,372 25,214
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -5 964 £45,000 +7.14% 137
Hampshire -2 578 £37,500 +7.14% 65
Surrey -2 528 £35,000 -8.50% 44
Berkshire -4 512 £45,000 - 64
West Sussex +3 441 £37,500 -6.25% 35
Buckinghamshire +3 313 £40,000 +14.29% 49
East Sussex +7 188 £41,250 +3.13% 17
Oxfordshire 0 143 £42,500 +11.84% 24
Kent +6 138 £35,000 +7.69% 33
Middlesex +1 33 £60,000 +3.90% 2
Sussex +3 2 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Home Counties -3 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 644 (22.31%) Windows
2 643 (22.28%) Microsoft
3 618 (21.41%) SQL
4 595 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
5 549 (19.02%) Finance
6 418 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
7 393 (13.62%) Active Directory
8 389 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
9 361 (12.51%) ITIL
10 337 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
11 314 (10.88%) Degree
12 302 (10.46%) Business Analysis
13 283 (9.81%) Office 365
14 270 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
15 251 (8.70%) Test Automation
16 244 (8.45%) SLA
17 242 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
18 240 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 224 (7.76%) Windows 10
19 224 (7.76%) Windows Server
20 220 (7.62%) SDLC
21 211 (7.31%) Information Security
21 211 (7.31%) SQL Server
21 211 (7.31%) Windows 7
22 199 (6.90%) SAP
23 187 (6.48%) QA
24 179 (6.20%) Analytics
25 177 (6.13%) Management Information System
26 176 (6.10%) Waterfall
27 173 (5.99%) 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
1 111 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 96 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 62 (2.15%) Confluence
4 39 (1.35%) IIS
5 30 (1.04%) SAS
6 28 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.52%) CICS
9 12 (0.42%) Apache
9 12 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.42%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.24%) CMS
10 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.17%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.14%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 337 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
2 270 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 101 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 69 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.24%) SPSS
8 6 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.035%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.035%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.035%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.035%) Stata
10 1 (0.035%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.00%) SAP ERP
2 29 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.73%) SAP SD
5 18 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.59%) SAP LE
7 16 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (0.55%) SAP MM
8 15 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.38%) SAP PP
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.35%) SAP WM
12 9 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 283 (9.81%) Office 365
2 156 (5.41%) Power Platform
3 116 (4.02%) Azure
4 69 (2.39%) SaaS
5 58 (2.01%) AWS
6 37 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 24 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 24 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
9 22 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (0.59%) iPaaS
11 13 (0.45%) OneDrive
11 13 (0.45%) PowerApps
12 12 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.28%) Serverless
14 7 (0.24%) IaaS
15 6 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 6 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 5 (0.17%) Azure LUIS
16 5 (0.17%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.30%) Firewall
2 110 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 91 (3.15%) LAN
4 90 (3.12%) WAN
5 85 (2.95%) DNS
6 76 (2.63%) DHCP
7 41 (1.42%) Internet
8 39 (1.35%) VoIP
9 38 (1.32%) VPN
10 35 (1.21%) Network Security
11 33 (1.14%) NAS
11 33 (1.14%) SAN
12 25 (0.87%) Skype
13 24 (0.83%) Broadband
14 22 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.55%) VLAN
16 16 (0.55%) Wireless
17 14 (0.49%) Intranet
18 13 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 151 (5.23%) Power BI
3 71 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 59 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (1.56%) Big Data
9 35 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 28 (0.97%) QlikView
11 26 (0.90%) Data Mining
11 26 (0.90%) MySQL
12 21 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.55%) DB2
14 16 (0.55%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.52%) SAP BW
15 15 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 156 (5.41%) Selenium
2 142 (4.92%) JIRA
3 74 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 52 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 48 (1.66%) Cucumber
6 40 (1.39%) Postman
7 34 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 23 (0.80%) JMeter
8 23 (0.80%) SoapUI
9 20 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 20 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (0.62%) AdminStudio
10 18 (0.62%) InstallShield
10 18 (0.62%) TestRail
11 17 (0.59%) MSI
12 14 (0.49%) Maven
13 11 (0.38%) WATIR
14 9 (0.31%) Appium
14 9 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 549 (19.02%) Finance
2 131 (4.54%) Marketing
2 131 (4.54%) Retail
3 128 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 89 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 61 (2.11%) Public Sector
6 58 (2.01%) Legal
7 42 (1.46%) Law
8 38 (1.32%) Banking
9 36 (1.25%) Back Office
10 29 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 26 (0.90%) Electronics
12 24 (0.83%) Automotive
13 18 (0.62%) Publishing
14 16 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.52%) Advertising
15 15 (0.52%) Games
15 15 (0.52%) Italian Language
15 15 (0.52%) Local Government
16 14 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (5.75%) .NET
2 65 (2.25%) Web Services
3 55 (1.91%) HTML
4 51 (1.77%) JSON
5 35 (1.21%) XML
6 31 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.00%) SOAP
8 24 (0.83%) EDI
8 24 (0.83%) Gherkin
8 24 (0.83%) REST
9 20 (0.69%) CSS
10 16 (0.55%) RESTful
11 14 (0.49%) jQuery
12 12 (0.42%) React
13 10 (0.35%) IDoc
13 10 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (0.31%) SAP ALE
15 7 (0.24%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.24%) DOM
16 6 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 389 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 90 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 56 (1.94%) User Experience
5 43 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 36 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
7 28 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 27 (0.94%) Social Media
9 22 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 22 (0.76%) Reinsurance
10 18 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 18 (0.62%) iPhone
11 17 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (0.59%) Smartphone
12 15 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
13 14 (0.49%) EPoS
13 14 (0.49%) Life Science
14 13 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 644 (22.31%) Windows
2 224 (7.76%) Windows 10
2 224 (7.76%) Windows Server
3 211 (7.31%) Windows 7
4 142 (4.92%) Linux
5 86 (2.98%) Unix
6 75 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (1.14%) Android
9 21 (0.73%) Windows 2000
10 20 (0.69%) AIX
10 20 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.49%) MVS
13 12 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.24%) CentOS
14 7 (0.24%) VMS
15 6 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
3 361 (12.51%) ITIL
4 302 (10.46%) Business Analysis
5 251 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 242 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
7 240 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 220 (7.62%) SDLC
9 211 (7.31%) Information Security
10 179 (6.20%) Analytics
11 176 (6.10%) Waterfall
12 173 (5.99%) Data Analysis
13 171 (5.93%) Project Management
14 141 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
15 140 (4.85%) ERP
16 129 (4.47%) User Stories
17 126 (4.37%) Change Management
18 124 (4.30%) Scrum
19 122 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
20 118 (4.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 618 (21.41%) SQL
2 143 (4.95%) C#
3 122 (4.23%) Python
4 99 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 98 (3.40%) Java
6 62 (2.15%) R
6 62 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 49 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 42 (1.46%) C
9 34 (1.18%) C++
9 34 (1.18%) VBA
10 32 (1.11%) Ruby
11 29 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 16 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.52%) COBOL
15 14 (0.49%) VB
16 13 (0.45%) ABAP
17 12 (0.42%) RPG
18 11 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 314 (10.88%) Degree
2 144 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 113 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 105 (3.64%) ISEB
5 84 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 76 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (1.91%) CISSP
7 55 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.25%) MCSE
10 34 (1.18%) MCP
11 28 (0.97%) CISM
12 27 (0.94%) CISA
13 26 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.73%) CCNA
16 19 (0.66%) MCSA
17 18 (0.62%) ACCA
18 16 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (8.45%) SLA
2 187 (6.48%) QA
3 65 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (2.04%) PMO
5 42 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 36 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 33 (1.14%) GDPR
8 29 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.83%) NIST
10 23 (0.80%) COBIT
11 15 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.24%) COSO
13 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.10%) GAMP
14 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.069%) GxP
15 2 (0.069%) IFRS
15 2 (0.069%) NCSC
15 2 (0.069%) P3O
16 1 (0.035%) Def Stans
System Software
1 393 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 18 (0.62%) vSphere
5 17 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.38%) Docker
8 11 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 6 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.14%) Firmware
11 4 (0.14%) XenApp
12 3 (0.10%) Postfix
12 3 (0.10%) vCloud
12 3 (0.10%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (2.32%) SCCM
2 20 (0.69%) WSUS
3 17 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.55%) QRadar
5 12 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.42%) vRealize
6 10 (0.35%) SCOM
7 9 (0.31%) Ansible
7 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.28%) Puppet
9 7 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.17%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.17%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.17%) Salt
11 5 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 643 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 199 (6.90%) SAP
3 150 (5.20%) Citrix
4 148 (5.13%) VMware
5 116 (4.02%) Oracle
6 88 (3.05%) Cisco
7 76 (2.63%) Tableau
8 69 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 64 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 59 (2.04%) HP
10 59 (2.04%) IBM
11 51 (1.77%) Google
12 43 (1.49%) Adobe
13 26 (0.90%) Sony
14 23 (0.80%) Informatica
15 21 (0.73%) Sage
16 20 (0.69%) Splunk
17 17 (0.59%) LogRhythm
18 16 (0.55%) Cognos
19 14 (0.49%) F5