Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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 West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 187 256
Rank change year-on-year -29 +69 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 123 167 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.21% 1.54% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 137 80
South West median annual salary £26,500 £32,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.19% +23.08% -17.46%
10th Percentile £19,900 £18,650 £18,450
90th Percentile £47,250 £55,000 £41,250
England median annual salary £33,000 £34,359 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.96% +5.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9895 10484 11365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.88% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8187 8835 9648
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the South West

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the South West

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the South West

IT Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Bristol -4 57 £27,000 -11.48% 3
Somerset +9 19 £25,000 -4.76%
Wiltshire -45 13 £31,500 -30.00% 5
Cornwall +8 12 £35,000 -
Devon -9 8 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Gloucestershire +29 7 £23,000 -28.13% 1
Dorset -15 7 £45,000 +7.14% 4
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (24.39%) ITIL
4 27 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
6 21 (17.07%) Skype for Business
6 21 (17.07%) Business Analysis
7 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (12.20%) SQL
8 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
9 14 (11.38%) DNS
9 14 (11.38%) Degree
9 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (10.57%) Firewall
10 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (9.76%) Skype
11 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.94%) Office 365
12 11 (8.94%) DHCP
12 11 (8.94%) VMware
13 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
13 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (8.13%) Veeam
14 9 (7.32%) WAN
14 9 (7.32%) ISEB
15 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (6.50%) Finance
15 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence

IT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (17.07%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Moodle
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) G Suite
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) DNS
2 13 (10.57%) Firewall
2 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.76%) Skype
4 11 (8.94%) DHCP
5 9 (7.32%) WAN
6 7 (5.69%) VPN
7 6 (4.88%) Wireless
8 5 (4.07%) LAN
8 5 (4.07%) VLAN
9 4 (3.25%) Internet
9 4 (3.25%) Network Security
9 4 (3.25%) Wireless Security
10 3 (2.44%) IPsec
10 3 (2.44%) LDAP
10 3 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.81%) HTTP
11 1 (0.81%) SAN
11 1 (0.81%) SMS
11 1 (0.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) JIRA
General
1 8 (6.50%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Legal
4 4 (3.25%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) XML
2 2 (1.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.07%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (2.44%) PKI
6 3 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.44%) VLE
7 2 (1.63%) CMDB
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 27 (21.95%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.25%) Linux
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) ITIL
2 21 (17.07%) Business Analysis
3 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.69%) Change Control
6 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.07%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (4.07%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.07%) ERP
7 5 (4.07%) Process Improvement
7 5 (4.07%) Runbook
7 5 (4.07%) Service Management
7 5 (4.07%) UML
7 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.63%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.81%) sed
3 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) ISEB
4 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.88%) CISSP
7 5 (4.07%) CCNA
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.25%) GIAC
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.44%) MCSE
9 3 (2.44%) SSCP
10 2 (1.63%) MCP
10 2 (1.63%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) CISM
11 1 (0.81%) CISMP
11 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.81%) MCDST
11 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.81%) Snort
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
1 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) VMware
3 10 (8.13%) Veeam
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.44%) Avaya
6 3 (2.44%) Citrix
6 3 (2.44%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.63%) Canon
7 2 (1.63%) Dell
7 2 (1.63%) HP
7 2 (1.63%) iManage
8 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Snow
8 1 (0.81%) Sophos
8 1 (0.81%) Thales