Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 251 230 176
Rank change year-on-year -21 -54 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 185 133 487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.09% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.14% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 158 126 422
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £24,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £32,500 £29,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.15% +10.17% +5.36%
75th Percentile £47,500 £43,588 £40,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +13.85% +1.56%

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 15,283 11,713 25,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.58% 95.66% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11,172 9,663 21,209
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 £62,000
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%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the South East

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the South East

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 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
Surrey -13 57 £29,500 +18.00% 6
Thames Valley -31 35 £43,250 +2.39% 18
Hampshire -89 34 £40,000 +8.53% 3
West Sussex +16 24 £42,500 -5.56% 2
East Sussex -7 22 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Berkshire -36 16 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £44,000 +57.14% 13
Kent -18 10 £33,250 +2.31% 5
Oxfordshire -12 6 £39,000 -7.67% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £50,000 +92.31%
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 82 (44.32%) Social Skills
2 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
3 66 (35.68%) Microsoft 365
4 55 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 53 (28.65%) Windows
6 52 (28.11%) Azure
7 42 (22.70%) Windows 10
8 37 (20.00%) Information Security
9 34 (18.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 33 (17.84%) Finance
11 31 (16.76%) VMware
11 31 (16.76%) CISSP
12 29 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (15.14%) Citrix
13 28 (15.14%) MCSE
14 27 (14.59%) ITIL
15 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Office
16 23 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.81%) User Stories
19 19 (10.27%) Degree
20 18 (9.73%) CISA
20 18 (9.73%) CISM
20 18 (9.73%) Organisational Skills
21 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (8.65%) Security Monitoring
22 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
22 16 (8.65%) MS Exchange
22 16 (8.65%) SLA

IT 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 16 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (4.32%) GemFire
4 2 (1.08%) WordPress
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.68%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (28.11%) Azure
3 14 (7.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (5.95%) AWS
4 11 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (4.32%) GitHub
5 8 (4.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.54%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Network Security
2 9 (4.86%) Firewall
3 8 (4.32%) Calico
4 7 (3.78%) VPN
5 6 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.70%) DNS
6 5 (2.70%) SAN
7 4 (2.16%) SSH
7 4 (2.16%) VLAN
8 3 (1.62%) DHCP
8 3 (1.62%) LAN
8 3 (1.62%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.62%) VoIP
9 2 (1.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.08%) OpenScape
9 2 (1.08%) WAN
10 1 (0.54%) SMTP
10 1 (0.54%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.32%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.32%) Gradle
1 8 (4.32%) gulp
1 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.32%) Protractor
1 8 (4.32%) Selenium
1 8 (4.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (44.32%) Social Skills
2 33 (17.84%) Finance
3 18 (9.73%) Organisational Skills
4 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.95%) Law
6 10 (5.41%) Legal
7 8 (4.32%) Banking
7 8 (4.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (3.78%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.70%) Marketing
10 3 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.62%) Retail
11 2 (1.08%) Automotive
11 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.54%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) AngularJS
1 8 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (4.32%) J2EE
1 8 (4.32%) Kafka
1 8 (4.32%) Node.js
1 8 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (4.32%) Spring
1 8 (4.32%) Spring Boot
1 8 (4.32%) Spring Integration
1 8 (4.32%) WireMock
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.16%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.08%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.65%) Windows
2 42 (22.70%) Windows 10
3 14 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.24%) Linux
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.62%) Android
7 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.08%) CentOS
8 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Information Security
2 29 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (14.59%) ITIL
4 23 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.81%) User Stories
7 16 (8.65%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 16 (8.65%) Security Monitoring
7 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (8.11%) SDLC
9 14 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.57%) Waterfall
10 13 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (7.03%) Validation
11 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.95%) ITSM
12 11 (5.95%) Process Improvement
13 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
13 10 (5.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.86%) Java
2 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
2 8 (4.32%) Go
2 8 (4.32%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.32%) Python
2 8 (4.32%) Ruby
3 5 (2.70%) C
4 4 (2.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.76%) CISSP
2 29 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (15.14%) MCSE
4 19 (10.27%) Degree
5 18 (9.73%) CISA
5 18 (9.73%) CISM
6 12 (6.49%) CRISC
7 8 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (4.32%) OCP
7 8 (4.32%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.24%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.70%) CCNA
9 5 (2.70%) CEH
10 4 (2.16%) IIBA
10 4 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.08%) ISACA
11 2 (1.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.65%) SLA
3 15 (8.11%) NIST
4 5 (2.70%) COBIT
4 5 (2.70%) QA
5 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.08%) GDPR
5 2 (1.08%) GRC
5 2 (1.08%) HL7
5 2 (1.08%) PMO
6 1 (0.54%) IASME
6 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.16%) OpenSSH
5 3 (1.62%) XenApp
6 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.32%) Ansible
2 8 (4.32%) Grafana
2 8 (4.32%) Kibana
2 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.08%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) Nessus
4 1 (0.54%) QRadar
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.76%) VMware
3 28 (15.14%) Citrix
4 14 (7.57%) Oracle
5 12 (6.49%) Cisco
5 12 (6.49%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.32%) PayPal
7 5 (2.70%) Veeam
8 4 (2.16%) Aderant
8 4 (2.16%) HP
8 4 (2.16%) iManage
9 3 (1.62%) NetApp
10 2 (1.08%) ESET
10 2 (1.08%) IBM
10 2 (1.08%) Meraki
11 1 (0.54%) CrowdStrike
11 1 (0.54%) Darktrace
11 1 (0.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.54%) Snow
11 1 (0.54%) Splunk