Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Analyst
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1515 1978 2747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 12.41% 13.41% 14.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.91% 13.91% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1745 2367
Thames Valley median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. 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
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies in the Thames Valley with a recognized job title 11737 14217 17775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.41% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9528 11398 14269
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Thames Valley

Analyst
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the Thames Valley

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the Thames Valley

Analyst
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Berkshire -5 731 £40,000 -9.09% 44
Buckinghamshire 0 504 £35,000 - 24
Oxfordshire -5 295 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Thames Valley region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 449 (29.64%) Windows
2 403 (26.60%) SQL
3 364 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 307 (20.26%) Finance
5 274 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
6 267 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
7 249 (16.44%) Degree
8 228 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
9 190 (12.54%) ITIL
10 184 (12.15%) Windows Server
11 180 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
12 158 (10.43%) Active Directory
13 148 (9.77%) SQL Server
14 140 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 131 (8.65%) Linux
16 127 (8.38%) Project Management
17 125 (8.25%) Business Analysis
18 121 (7.99%) SAP
18 121 (7.99%) Computer Science
19 117 (7.72%) Java
20 112 (7.39%) Retail
21 110 (7.26%) Test Automation
22 107 (7.06%) Firewall
23 102 (6.73%) Telecoms
23 102 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
24 101 (6.67%) QA
25 98 (6.47%) VMware
26 97 (6.40%) Windows 7
27 92 (6.07%) C#
28 90 (5.94%) ERP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 87 (5.74%) IIS
2 62 (4.09%) MS Exchange
3 47 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 43 (2.84%) SAS
5 16 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (0.86%) Apache
9 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.46%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.40%) CMS
12 6 (0.40%) Confluence
12 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.26%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 228 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.066%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.58%) SAP ERP
2 15 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.92%) Teamcenter
4 13 (0.86%) BusinessWare
5 9 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 7 (0.46%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.40%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.26%) SAP EHS
10 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.20%) SAP PM
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.95%) Office 365
2 60 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.85%) SaaS
4 25 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.25%) IaaS
6 18 (1.19%) PaaS
7 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.40%) FinancialForce
10 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.33%) G Suite
12 4 (0.26%) Dialogflow
12 4 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.06%) Firewall
2 58 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 48 (3.17%) VPN
4 40 (2.64%) WAN
5 36 (2.38%) LAN
6 34 (2.24%) DNS
7 30 (1.98%) DHCP
7 30 (1.98%) VoIP
8 24 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 24 (1.58%) SAN
9 23 (1.52%) Internet
10 22 (1.45%) Network Security
11 14 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (0.86%) VLAN
13 12 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (0.79%) MPLS
13 12 (0.79%) SMS
14 10 (0.66%) Intranet
15 8 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.11%) Power BI
5 29 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (1.85%) QlikView
7 26 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 22 (1.45%) Big Data
10 22 (1.45%) MySQL
10 22 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.86%) GIS
13 13 (0.86%) SAP BW
13 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (4.88%) Selenium
2 58 (3.83%) JIRA
3 36 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 32 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 25 (1.65%) HP UFT
6 22 (1.45%) SoapUI
7 20 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.25%) JUnit
9 18 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.06%) LoadRunner
11 13 (0.86%) Git (software)
11 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.79%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.73%) Maven
14 10 (0.66%) TestNG
15 9 (0.59%) eggPlant
15 9 (0.59%) LoadUI
15 9 (0.59%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.59%) Toad
16 6 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 307 (20.26%) Finance
2 112 (7.39%) Retail
3 102 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 76 (5.02%) Marketing
5 55 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 52 (3.43%) Back Office
7 48 (3.17%) Legal
8 37 (2.44%) Electronics
9 35 (2.31%) German Language
10 31 (2.05%) French Language
11 24 (1.58%) Banking
12 20 (1.32%) Games
13 19 (1.25%) Publishing
14 15 (0.99%) Advertising
15 13 (0.86%) Law
16 12 (0.79%) Billing
16 12 (0.79%) Digital Economy
17 8 (0.53%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.62%) .NET
2 35 (2.31%) Web Services
3 29 (1.91%) HTML
4 24 (1.58%) XML
5 21 (1.39%) SOAP
6 18 (1.19%) CSS
7 15 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.99%) WCF
8 9 (0.59%) Gherkin
8 9 (0.59%) Mason
9 7 (0.46%) jQuery
10 6 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.33%) CGI
11 5 (0.33%) JSON
12 4 (0.26%) COM
12 4 (0.26%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.26%) XPages
13 3 (0.20%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 267 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (7.99%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 27 (1.78%) User Experience
5 21 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.32%) iPad
7 18 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.12%) iPhone
9 16 (1.06%) EPoS
9 16 (1.06%) Reinsurance
10 15 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
10 15 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 14 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 12 (0.79%) Fintech
13 11 (0.73%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.73%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 449 (29.64%) Windows
2 184 (12.15%) Windows Server
3 131 (8.65%) Linux
4 97 (6.40%) Windows 7
5 85 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (5.08%) Unix
7 52 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (3.37%) Windows 10
9 50 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 42 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (1.72%) Solaris
12 25 (1.65%) Windows 2000
13 18 (1.19%) Android
14 17 (1.12%) AIX
14 17 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.79%) VxWorks
17 11 (0.73%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.40%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (12.54%) ITIL
3 180 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (8.38%) Project Management
5 125 (8.25%) Business Analysis
6 110 (7.26%) Test Automation
7 102 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (5.94%) ERP
9 81 (5.35%) Analytics
10 80 (5.28%) Data Analysis
11 79 (5.21%) SDLC
12 75 (4.95%) User Stories
13 74 (4.88%) Mathematics
14 70 (4.62%) Scrum
15 69 (4.55%) Information Security
16 64 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 63 (4.16%) CRM
18 61 (4.03%) Mentoring
19 57 (3.76%) Data Modelling
20 48 (3.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (26.60%) SQL
2 117 (7.72%) Java
3 92 (6.07%) C#
4 76 (5.02%) Python
5 44 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 37 (2.44%) C++
7 33 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 28 (1.85%) R
9 23 (1.52%) VBA
10 20 (1.32%) C
11 14 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.79%) PHP
13 9 (0.59%) Ruby
13 9 (0.59%) VB
14 8 (0.53%) Perl
14 8 (0.53%) VBScript
15 7 (0.46%) ABAP
15 7 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.46%) ES6
15 7 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 249 (16.44%) Degree
2 72 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 55 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.97%) ISEB
5 45 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 42 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.85%) CEH
8 28 (1.85%) CISSP
9 22 (1.45%) MCSE
10 21 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (1.39%) MCSA
11 20 (1.32%) CCNA
11 20 (1.32%) GIAC
12 16 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
13 14 (0.92%) SSCP
14 13 (0.86%) ACCA
15 12 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.67%) QA
2 90 (5.94%) SLA
3 41 (2.71%) PMO
4 19 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.73%) GDPR
8 6 (0.40%) GAAP
8 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.13%) P3O
11 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.066%) COSO
11 1 (0.066%) GxP
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 158 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.86%) vSphere
6 12 (0.79%) XenApp
7 11 (0.73%) KVM
7 11 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.53%) XenServer
9 6 (0.40%) Docker
10 4 (0.26%) GPFS
11 3 (0.20%) Firmware
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.066%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.066%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.066%) Snort
13 1 (0.066%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (2.44%) SCCM
2 18 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.53%) WSUS
3 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
4 7 (0.46%) Puppet
4 7 (0.46%) SCOM
4 7 (0.46%) Terraform
5 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Nessus
6 3 (0.20%) Nmap
7 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.13%) QRadar
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.066%) EnCase
8 1 (0.066%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.066%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.066%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.066%) Suricata
Vendors
1 364 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.99%) SAP
3 98 (6.47%) VMware
4 73 (4.82%) Citrix
5 72 (4.75%) Cisco
6 66 (4.36%) Oracle
7 37 (2.44%) F5
8 35 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.24%) Palo Alto
10 30 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 30 (1.98%) IBM
11 28 (1.85%) Juniper
12 27 (1.78%) Google
13 26 (1.72%) Blue Coat
14 25 (1.65%) HP
15 23 (1.52%) Sourcefire
16 22 (1.45%) Cognos
16 22 (1.45%) Crossbeam
17 19 (1.25%) Tableau
18 18 (1.19%) Avaya