Period
to 12 April 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 229 202
Rank change year-on-year +61 -27 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 229 246 433
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.85% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.25% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 183 224 354
10th Percentile £21,550 £21,250 £20,500
25th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £28,250 £31,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.89% -10.32% +14.55%
75th Percentile £43,750 £40,063 £40,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year +4.48% +2.29% +0.77%

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 11,701 19,669 25,748
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.60% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,278 16,186 21,506
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 56 £27,500 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +44 52 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Thames Valley +64 43 £40,000 +41.59% 7
Hampshire +38 38 £36,750 -0.28% 2
Kent +33 25 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +34 18 £41,000 +64.00% 4
Berkshire +44 15 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Oxfordshire +25 10 £38,500 -8.85% 2
East Sussex +14 10 £45,000 +66.67% 2
Middlesex -3 1 £50,000 +92.31%
Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 98 (42.79%) Microsoft
1 98 (42.79%) Microsoft 365
2 91 (39.74%) Windows
3 77 (33.62%) Active Directory
4 70 (30.57%) Azure
5 60 (26.20%) Windows 10
6 48 (20.96%) VMware
6 48 (20.96%) Information Security
7 46 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (19.21%) Finance
8 44 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 42 (18.34%) Citrix
9 42 (18.34%) MCSE
10 40 (17.47%) CISSP
11 36 (15.72%) ITIL
12 34 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
13 32 (13.97%) Risk Analysis
14 31 (13.54%) MS Exchange
15 29 (12.66%) Management Information System
16 28 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (11.79%) Windows Server
18 26 (11.35%) SLA
19 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (9.61%) NIST
20 22 (9.61%) Risk Management
21 21 (9.17%) CISM
21 21 (9.17%) Firewall
21 21 (9.17%) Degree

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 31 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.18%) GemFire
5 2 (0.87%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 98 (42.79%) Microsoft 365
2 70 (30.57%) Azure
3 19 (8.30%) PaaS
4 14 (6.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (6.11%) BPaaS
4 14 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (6.11%) IaaS
4 14 (6.11%) SaaS
5 11 (4.80%) AWS
6 5 (2.18%) GitHub
7 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.31%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.87%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.17%) Firewall
2 13 (5.68%) DNS
2 13 (5.68%) WAAS
3 10 (4.37%) IP Telephony
4 9 (3.93%) VPN
5 8 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.06%) DHCP
6 7 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.18%) Calico
7 5 (2.18%) SAN
7 5 (2.18%) VoIP
8 4 (1.75%) Network Security
8 4 (1.75%) VLAN
9 3 (1.31%) LAN
9 3 (1.31%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.31%) WAN
9 3 (1.31%) Wireless
10 2 (0.87%) Intranet
10 2 (0.87%) OpenScape
10 2 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.31%) ActiveReports
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.87%) Power BI
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.18%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.18%) Gradle
1 5 (2.18%) gulp
1 5 (2.18%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.18%) Protractor
1 5 (2.18%) Selenium
1 5 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (19.21%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Digital Economy
3 10 (4.37%) Legal
4 9 (3.93%) Banking
4 9 (3.93%) Law
5 4 (1.75%) Automotive
6 3 (1.31%) German Language
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Local Government
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.18%) AngularJS
2 5 (2.18%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.18%) J2EE
2 5 (2.18%) Kafka
2 5 (2.18%) Node.js
2 5 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.18%) Spring
2 5 (2.18%) Spring Boot
2 5 (2.18%) Spring Integration
2 5 (2.18%) WireMock
3 2 (0.87%) LDAP
3 2 (0.87%) SAML
3 2 (0.87%) XMPP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.18%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.31%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.31%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (39.74%) Windows
2 60 (26.20%) Windows 10
3 27 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.24%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.06%) Linux
7 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.75%) Android
8 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.87%) CentOS
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.87%) VMS
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.96%) Information Security
2 36 (15.72%) ITIL
3 34 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (13.97%) Risk Analysis
5 28 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (9.61%) Risk Management
8 20 (8.73%) Mobile Device Management
9 19 (8.30%) Incident Management
9 19 (8.30%) Validation
10 16 (6.99%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.55%) Security Operations
12 14 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.11%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (6.11%) Security Architecture
12 14 (6.11%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.11%) User Stories
13 13 (5.68%) Contingency Planning
13 13 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.49%) Java
2 6 (2.62%) C
2 6 (2.62%) SQL
3 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.18%) Go
3 5 (2.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.18%) Python
3 5 (2.18%) Ruby
4 3 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (18.34%) MCSE
3 40 (17.47%) CISSP
4 21 (9.17%) CISM
4 21 (9.17%) CRISC
4 21 (9.17%) Degree
5 18 (7.86%) CISA
6 15 (6.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.62%) CCNA
9 6 (2.62%) CEH
9 6 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.18%) OCP
10 5 (2.18%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.75%) IIBA
12 3 (1.31%) ISEB
12 3 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (11.35%) SLA
3 22 (9.61%) NIST
4 15 (6.55%) GDPR
5 14 (6.11%) ITGC
6 13 (5.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 13 (5.68%) HIPAA
7 11 (4.80%) QA
8 6 (2.62%) GRC
9 4 (1.75%) COBIT
10 2 (0.87%) COSO
10 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.87%) PMO
11 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (33.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.31%) XenApp
6 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.18%) Ansible
2 5 (2.18%) Grafana
2 5 (2.18%) Kibana
2 5 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.18%) SCCM
3 4 (1.75%) WSUS
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 98 (42.79%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.96%) VMware
3 42 (18.34%) Citrix
4 14 (6.11%) Cisco
5 13 (5.68%) Oracle
6 8 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.62%) Avaya
8 5 (2.18%) PayPal
8 5 (2.18%) Veeam
9 4 (1.75%) Aderant
9 4 (1.75%) HP
9 4 (1.75%) iManage
10 3 (1.31%) NetApp
10 3 (1.31%) Yardi
11 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.87%) ESET
11 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 2 (0.87%) Polycom
11 2 (0.87%) Snow
11 2 (0.87%) Sun