Period
to 21 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

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

Analyst
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,586 10,104 12,409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.47% 12.89% 13.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 13.40% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,280 8,271 10,177
Median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £36,176
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +0.90% -2.23%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 26,225 75,428 88,643
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.20% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21,551 59,552 71,098
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2020. 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
South East -7 748 £44,000 +10.00% 131
North of England -11 722 £37,500 +7.14% 98
Midlands -7 441 £37,500 +7.14% 93
North West -8 379 £38,500 +2.67% 54
Yorkshire -10 292 £38,750 +10.71% 34
West Midlands -10 276 £37,250 +6.57% 64
South West -17 266 £32,655 -6.70% 45
East of England -15 166 £32,500 -18.75% 56
East Midlands -1 164 £38,000 +8.57% 28
Scotland -11 111 £37,500 - 24
Wales -5 98 £35,000 +0.72% 12
North East -19 51 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Northern Ireland -5 29 £25,750 -26.43% 4
Channel Islands +5 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Isle of Man - 1 £36,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 651 (25.17%) SQL
2 589 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 556 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 470 (18.17%) Windows
5 459 (17.75%) Finance
6 399 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
7 359 (13.88%) ITIL
8 326 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
9 301 (11.64%) Azure
10 299 (11.56%) Office 365
11 293 (11.33%) SQL Server
12 290 (11.21%) Active Directory
13 276 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
14 253 (9.78%) Test Automation
15 243 (9.40%) Business Analysis
16 221 (8.55%) Degree
17 215 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
18 214 (8.28%) QA
19 210 (8.12%) Microsoft Office
20 207 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
21 201 (7.77%) Power Platform
22 195 (7.54%) Power BI
23 189 (7.31%) Requirements Gathering
24 181 (7.00%) Analytics
25 170 (6.57%) Security Cleared
26 168 (6.50%) Information Security
27 162 (6.26%) Selenium
28 157 (6.07%) Windows Server
29 156 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
30 155 (5.99%) C#

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 124 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 47 (1.82%) Confluence
4 27 (1.04%) IIS
5 21 (0.81%) SAS
6 17 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (0.58%) CMS
8 13 (0.50%) Apache
9 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.19%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.19%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 215 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 210 (8.12%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.077%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.077%) MadCap Flare
8 2 (0.077%) Quantrix
9 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.039%) Figma
9 1 (0.039%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.039%) Simulink
9 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.039%) Stata
9 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.08%) SAP SD
2 25 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 16 (0.62%) Sentinel
7 14 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.54%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.54%) SAP ERP
8 13 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.50%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.50%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
10 11 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.35%) Magento
12 8 (0.31%) Maximo
12 8 (0.31%) SAP PP
13 7 (0.27%) SAP Business One
14 6 (0.23%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 301 (11.64%) Azure
2 299 (11.56%) Office 365
3 201 (7.77%) Power Platform
4 87 (3.36%) SaaS
5 80 (3.09%) AWS
6 48 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
7 22 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.81%) Google Analytics
9 16 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.58%) PowerApps
11 14 (0.54%) PaaS
12 13 (0.50%) Logic Apps
12 13 (0.50%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.43%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.31%) IaaS
16 7 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 141 (5.45%) Firewall
2 114 (4.41%) DNS
3 111 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 101 (3.91%) Skype
5 89 (3.44%) WAN
6 85 (3.29%) LAN
7 73 (2.82%) DHCP
8 63 (2.44%) Wireless
9 52 (2.01%) VPN
10 48 (1.86%) Internet
11 45 (1.74%) SAN
12 44 (1.70%) Unified Communications
13 43 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 41 (1.59%) Network Security
15 39 (1.51%) iSCSI
16 37 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
17 27 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
18 23 (0.89%) VoIP
19 20 (0.77%) MPLS
19 20 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 195 (7.54%) Power BI
3 103 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (1.28%) QlikView
9 31 (1.20%) Big Data
10 29 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 21 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 19 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (0.70%) MySQL
15 14 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.50%) DB2
17 12 (0.46%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (0.43%) SQL Server 2017
19 10 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 162 (6.26%) Selenium
2 112 (4.33%) JIRA
3 80 (3.09%) WebDriver
4 68 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 56 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 42 (1.62%) Postman
7 29 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 24 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.85%) Metasploit
10 21 (0.81%) SoapUI
11 19 (0.73%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (0.66%) Appium
13 15 (0.58%) JMeter
14 14 (0.54%) Jenkins
14 14 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (0.54%) TeamCity
15 13 (0.50%) Cypress.io
16 10 (0.39%) Zephyr
17 9 (0.35%) Selendroid
General
1 459 (17.75%) Finance
2 101 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 79 (3.05%) Marketing
3 79 (3.05%) Retail
4 64 (2.47%) Legal
5 58 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.20%) Law
7 55 (2.13%) Public Sector
8 33 (1.28%) Banking
9 29 (1.12%) Advertising
10 19 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (0.70%) Back Office
12 16 (0.62%) Aerospace
12 16 (0.62%) Games
13 15 (0.58%) Billing
14 12 (0.46%) Electronics
15 10 (0.39%) French Language
15 10 (0.39%) Local Government
15 10 (0.39%) Military
16 9 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (4.76%) .NET
2 43 (1.66%) Web Services
3 39 (1.51%) XML
4 35 (1.35%) HTML
5 32 (1.24%) Gherkin
6 26 (1.01%) JSON
7 25 (0.97%) RESTful
8 24 (0.93%) EDI
9 20 (0.77%) CSS
10 19 (0.73%) .NET Framework
11 17 (0.66%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.66%) SOAP
12 13 (0.50%) jQuery
12 13 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (0.43%) Middleware
14 10 (0.39%) Regular Expression
15 8 (0.31%) React
16 6 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (0.23%) REST
16 6 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 399 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 94 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 76 (2.94%) User Experience
6 51 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 45 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
8 44 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 28 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 24 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
11 16 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (0.62%) Replication
12 15 (0.58%) AS400
12 15 (0.58%) FMCG
12 15 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
13 14 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 12 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.46%) iSeries
15 11 (0.43%) NHS
15 11 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 470 (18.17%) Windows
2 157 (6.07%) Windows Server
3 127 (4.91%) Windows 10
4 103 (3.98%) Linux
5 66 (2.55%) Unix
6 64 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 37 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (1.04%) Android
11 21 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.43%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.27%) AIX
15 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.23%) CentOS
16 6 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.19%) Debian
17 5 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (13.88%) ITIL
3 326 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
4 276 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
5 253 (9.78%) Test Automation
6 243 (9.40%) Business Analysis
7 207 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 189 (7.31%) Requirements Gathering
9 181 (7.00%) Analytics
10 168 (6.50%) Information Security
11 156 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
12 141 (5.45%) ERP
13 140 (5.41%) SDLC
14 138 (5.34%) Scrum
15 136 (5.26%) Change Management
15 136 (5.26%) User Stories
16 133 (5.14%) Project Management
17 129 (4.99%) Data Analysis
18 105 (4.06%) Incident Management
18 105 (4.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 651 (25.17%) SQL
2 155 (5.99%) C#
3 112 (4.33%) Python
4 85 (3.29%) Java
5 84 (3.25%) PowerShell
6 66 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 52 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 34 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 32 (1.24%) C
9 32 (1.24%) VBA
10 25 (0.97%) R
11 24 (0.93%) TypeScript
12 21 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 20 (0.77%) VB
14 17 (0.66%) PHP
15 12 (0.46%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.35%) C++
17 8 (0.31%) Perl
17 8 (0.31%) Ruby
17 8 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 221 (8.55%) Degree
2 170 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 104 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 84 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (2.40%) ISTQB
6 52 (2.01%) ISEB
7 44 (1.70%) CISSP
8 40 (1.55%) DV Cleared
9 37 (1.43%) MCSA
10 36 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (1.12%) CISM
12 29 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (1.12%) MCSE
13 28 (1.08%) MCP
14 26 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
15 25 (0.97%) Server+ Certification
16 21 (0.81%) CCNA
16 21 (0.81%) SANS
17 20 (0.77%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.28%) QA
2 120 (4.64%) SLA
3 77 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (2.94%) GDPR
5 52 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 39 (1.51%) PMO
7 34 (1.31%) NIST
8 30 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.43%) NIST 800
12 9 (0.35%) COBIT
12 9 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.23%) ITGC
14 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.19%) GPG13
14 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 290 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 80 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (1.01%) XenApp
6 19 (0.73%) vSphere
7 16 (0.62%) Snort
7 16 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.35%) Docker
10 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.12%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.12%) Firmware
13 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.077%) Cygwin
14 2 (0.077%) NFS
15 1 (0.039%) HDFS
15 1 (0.039%) NDS
Systems Management
1 70 (2.71%) SCCM
2 19 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (0.58%) Grafana
5 14 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 12 (0.46%) Nessus
7 11 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.35%) WSUS
9 7 (0.27%) Terraform
9 7 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.23%) QRadar
10 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.15%) Cisco CME
12 4 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 4 (0.15%) Puppet
12 4 (0.15%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 589 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 154 (5.96%) SAP
3 151 (5.84%) VMware
4 132 (5.10%) Oracle
5 117 (4.52%) Citrix
6 83 (3.21%) Cisco
6 83 (3.21%) Tableau
7 39 (1.51%) Google
8 38 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 31 (1.20%) Splunk
10 30 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 28 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (0.93%) Apple
13 20 (0.77%) Adobe
13 20 (0.77%) IBM
14 19 (0.73%) Sophos
15 15 (0.58%) iManage
16 14 (0.54%) HP
16 14 (0.54%) LogRhythm
16 14 (0.54%) Meraki