Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 222 220
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 400 425 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.48% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.53% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 368 369 405
South East median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -14.06%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £44,650 £51,300 £50,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -10.45% -1.47% -2.86%

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 24,148 27,715 29,628
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.38% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,841 23,030 24,750
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 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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
Surrey +31 95 £27,500 -1.79% 12
Thames Valley -1 95 £28,500 -12.31% 35
Hampshire +22 84 £29,000 -3.33% 13
West Sussex +5 60 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 52 £26,500 -5.36% 17
Berkshire +23 38 £32,000 -14.67% 15
East Sussex +30 34 £27,000 -32.50% 4
Kent -9 29 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Oxfordshire +6 6 £25,250 -22.31% 3
Middlesex -10 2 £32,500 -35.00%
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 208 (52.00%) Windows
2 140 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 134 (33.50%) Microsoft
4 98 (24.50%) Office 365
5 97 (24.25%) Windows Server
6 92 (23.00%) Windows 10
7 90 (22.50%) ITIL
8 79 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
9 71 (17.75%) Windows 7
10 70 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (13.50%) MS Exchange
12 53 (13.25%) VMware
13 49 (12.25%) SQL
14 39 (9.75%) Finance
15 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 35 (8.75%) Business Analysis
17 33 (8.25%) SLA
17 33 (8.25%) TCP/IP
18 31 (7.75%) Time Management
18 31 (7.75%) SDLC
19 30 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (7.00%) Change Management
20 28 (7.00%) Degree
21 26 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (6.50%) Citrix
22 25 (6.25%) Service Management
23 24 (6.00%) Retail
23 24 (6.00%) Hyper-V
24 23 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
25 21 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012

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 54 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.75%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.25%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 79 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Maximo
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 98 (24.50%) Office 365
2 13 (3.25%) Azure
3 11 (2.75%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (1.75%) AWS
5 5 (1.25%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.00%) Serverless
7 3 (0.75%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.00%) LAN
3 16 (4.00%) DHCP
3 16 (4.00%) DNS
3 16 (4.00%) WAN
4 15 (3.75%) VoIP
5 14 (3.50%) Firewall
5 14 (3.50%) Skype
6 8 (2.00%) VPN
7 7 (1.75%) Internet
7 7 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.25%) Extranet
8 5 (1.25%) Intranet
8 5 (1.25%) NAS
8 5 (1.25%) SAN
8 5 (1.25%) WebEx
9 4 (1.00%) Telepresence
9 4 (1.00%) Wireless
10 3 (0.75%) Network Security
10 3 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) MySQL
2 2 (0.50%) Power BI
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.25%) ActiveReports
3 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.25%) MS Access
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (9.75%) Finance
2 24 (6.00%) Retail
3 19 (4.75%) Legal
4 8 (2.00%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.00%) Back Office
6 4 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.50%) Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.00%) Web Services
1 12 (3.00%) XML
2 7 (1.75%) .NET
3 2 (0.50%) CSS
3 2 (0.50%) EDI
3 2 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.50%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.75%) User Experience
6 8 (2.00%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.75%) EPoS
7 7 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.25%) FMCG
8 5 (1.25%) iPhone
9 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.75%) Life Science
9 3 (0.75%) Social Media
10 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.50%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 208 (52.00%) Windows
2 97 (24.25%) Windows Server
3 92 (23.00%) Windows 10
4 71 (17.75%) Windows 7
5 21 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (4.75%) Linux
7 18 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.00%) Unix
9 6 (1.50%) AIX
9 6 (1.50%) Android
9 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.50%) ITIL
2 70 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (8.75%) Business Analysis
4 31 (7.75%) SDLC
4 31 (7.75%) Time Management
5 28 (7.00%) Change Management
6 26 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (6.25%) Service Management
8 23 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (5.25%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 19 (4.75%) CRM
11 19 (4.75%) ITSM
12 18 (4.50%) Coaching
13 17 (4.25%) Asset Management
13 17 (4.25%) Information Security
13 17 (4.25%) ITIL V3
14 15 (3.75%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.25%) SQL
2 8 (2.00%) C#
3 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.00%) Java
4 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.25%) C
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) R
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (7.00%) Degree
2 20 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.00%) MCSE
4 10 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.75%) MCP
6 5 (1.25%) CISSP
7 4 (1.00%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.00%) CCNA
7 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.75%) ISEB
8 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) CISM
9 2 (0.50%) CRISC
9 2 (0.50%) PhD
10 1 (0.25%) GIAC
10 1 (0.25%) MCITP
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.25%) SLA
2 10 (2.50%) PMO
3 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.25%) COBIT
5 5 (1.25%) QA
6 4 (1.00%) GDPR
7 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 140 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.25%) Docker
6 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.75%) XenApp
7 2 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.50%) Postfix
7 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) SCCM
2 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.50%) Nessus
4 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) SCSM
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.25%) VMware
3 26 (6.50%) Citrix
4 21 (5.25%) ServiceNow
5 17 (4.25%) SAP
6 13 (3.25%) Snow
7 12 (3.00%) IBM
8 7 (1.75%) Cisco
8 7 (1.75%) Informatica
8 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.50%) LexisNexis
10 4 (1.00%) Wyse
11 3 (0.75%) Apple
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle
12 2 (0.50%) Dell
12 2 (0.50%) Ivanti
12 2 (0.50%) Juniper
12 2 (0.50%) Kaspersky
12 2 (0.50%) Meraki
12 2 (0.50%) Samsung