Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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

Technical Analyst
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 409 389
Rank change year-on-year -39 -20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 560 662 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.55% 0.65% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 460 564 781
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 98,530 99,059 116,329
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.93% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80,698 81,398 96,237
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the UK excluding London

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the UK excluding London

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the UK excluding London

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 +3 182 £38,500 -3.75% 28
North of England -42 115 £35,000 +7.69% 28
Midlands -1 102 £27,500 -15.38% 33
West Midlands +26 87 £27,500 - 19
Yorkshire -38 55 £35,000 - 11
North West +6 50 £37,500 +15.38% 14
East of England -16 50 £30,000 +9.09% 9
South West -30 42 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Scotland -33 42 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Wales +14 26 £31,250 -24.24% 6
East Midlands -10 15 £24,750 -46.20% 14
North East -8 10 £35,750 +58.89% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 185 (33.04%) SQL
2 161 (28.75%) Microsoft
3 158 (28.21%) Windows
4 143 (25.54%) Finance
5 111 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (17.86%) ITIL
7 92 (16.43%) SQL Server
7 92 (16.43%) Windows Server
8 87 (15.54%) Linux
9 84 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (13.39%) Active Directory
11 65 (11.61%) VMware
11 65 (11.61%) Degree
12 62 (11.07%) Computer Science
13 59 (10.54%) TCP/IP
14 55 (9.82%) Oracle
15 48 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (8.57%) Office 365
16 47 (8.39%) Java
16 47 (8.39%) Unix
17 46 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (8.04%) Mathematics
19 44 (7.86%) SDLC
20 43 (7.68%) Business Analysis
20 43 (7.68%) XML
21 42 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 41 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (7.14%) IIS
24 39 (6.96%) Firewall
25 38 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008

Technical 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 40 (7.14%) IIS
2 34 (6.07%) Apache
3 26 (4.64%) WebLogic
4 22 (3.93%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.39%) Confluence
6 18 (3.21%) JBoss
6 18 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (3.04%) MS Exchange
8 16 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.68%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (2.14%) Skype for Business
12 9 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.43%) JCAPS
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (1.07%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.89%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.54%) Mingle
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.89%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.36%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.36%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.18%) assyst
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.57%) Office 365
2 23 (4.11%) SaaS
3 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.89%) IaaS
6 4 (0.71%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.71%) PaaS
7 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.54%) G Suite
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.54%) TCP/IP
2 39 (6.96%) Firewall
3 26 (4.64%) DNS
4 23 (4.11%) DHCP
5 20 (3.57%) WAN
6 19 (3.39%) SAN
7 18 (3.21%) HTTP
7 18 (3.21%) LAN
8 15 (2.68%) Broadband
9 14 (2.50%) VPN
9 14 (2.50%) Wireless
10 13 (2.32%) ADSL
11 12 (2.14%) Internet
12 10 (1.79%) Wireshark
13 9 (1.61%) PuTTY
13 9 (1.61%) Skype
13 9 (1.61%) VoIP
14 8 (1.43%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.43%) SSH
15 7 (1.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.14%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 10 (1.79%) DB2
9 9 (1.61%) MySQL
10 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.46%) JIRA
2 10 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.61%) SoapUI
3 9 (1.61%) Subversion
4 6 (1.07%) Selenium
5 5 (0.89%) PROIV
6 3 (0.54%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.54%) Toad
6 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.36%) JMeter
7 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Appium
8 1 (0.18%) Calabash
8 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.18%) JBehave
8 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 143 (25.54%) Finance
2 33 (5.89%) Retail
3 28 (5.00%) German Language
4 27 (4.82%) Banking
5 18 (3.21%) French Language
6 14 (2.50%) Advertising
7 13 (2.32%) Law
8 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.96%) Front Office
10 10 (1.79%) Italian Language
10 10 (1.79%) Spanish Language
11 9 (1.61%) Legal
11 9 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.61%) Marketing
12 8 (1.43%) Military
13 7 (1.25%) Billing
14 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.54%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.68%) XML
2 26 (4.64%) Middleware
3 23 (4.11%) REST
3 23 (4.11%) SOAP
4 22 (3.93%) .NET
4 22 (3.93%) Web Services
5 14 (2.50%) LDAP
6 13 (2.32%) CSS
6 13 (2.32%) HTML
6 13 (2.32%) J2EE
7 12 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (1.96%) Ajax
9 10 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.61%) EJB
10 9 (1.61%) JMS
10 9 (1.61%) WSDL
10 9 (1.61%) XSD
11 8 (1.43%) JAXB
11 8 (1.43%) JAX-WS
11 8 (1.43%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (11.07%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.57%) Clustering
6 15 (2.68%) Handset
6 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.79%) EPoS
9 8 (1.43%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.43%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.25%) Replication
10 7 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.89%) FMCG
12 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.71%) iSeries
12 4 (0.71%) User Experience
13 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.54%) iPhone
14 2 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 158 (28.21%) Windows
2 92 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 87 (15.54%) Linux
4 47 (8.39%) Unix
5 42 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (4.29%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.11%) Windows 10
9 17 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.14%) CentOS
11 10 (1.79%) Solaris
12 8 (1.43%) AIX
12 8 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.43%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.07%) Android
15 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.54%) OS/400
15 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.86%) ITIL
2 84 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (8.04%) Mathematics
5 44 (7.86%) SDLC
6 43 (7.68%) Business Analysis
7 41 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (5.36%) ERP
9 29 (5.18%) Scrum
10 28 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 27 (4.82%) Data Analysis
11 27 (4.82%) Problem Management
11 27 (4.82%) Use Case
12 26 (4.64%) Physics
12 26 (4.64%) SOA
13 24 (4.29%) OO
13 24 (4.29%) Workflow
14 22 (3.93%) Incident Management
14 22 (3.93%) Service Management
15 21 (3.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 185 (33.04%) SQL
2 47 (8.39%) Java
3 28 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 26 (4.64%) Shell Script
6 14 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.32%) C#
8 12 (2.14%) Python
9 10 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.43%) VB
10 8 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.71%) Perl
14 3 (0.54%) C
14 3 (0.54%) X++
15 2 (0.36%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) VBScript
15 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (11.61%) Degree
2 33 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.39%) CCNA
3 19 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.43%) MCSA
7 7 (1.25%) CCNP
7 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.25%) MCP
7 7 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.07%) MCSE
9 5 (0.89%) ISEB
10 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CISSP
12 2 (0.36%) CCIE
12 2 (0.36%) CISM
12 2 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.54%) QA
2 19 (3.39%) SLA
3 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.89%) GDPR
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) HL7
6 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 75 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.32%) vSphere
5 7 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.07%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.89%) KVM
7 5 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.54%) Firmware
8 3 (0.54%) NFS
8 3 (0.54%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (4.29%) SCCM
2 15 (2.68%) SCOM
3 14 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.79%) OPNET
5 8 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.25%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.25%) WSUS
7 5 (0.89%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.36%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.36%) Nagios
10 2 (0.36%) Netcool
11 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.18%) Graylog
11 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 161 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.61%) VMware
3 55 (9.82%) Oracle
4 34 (6.07%) Cisco
5 27 (4.82%) Citrix
6 18 (3.21%) Dynatrace
6 18 (3.21%) Splunk
7 15 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.32%) SolarWinds
9 12 (2.14%) Teradata
10 11 (1.96%) HP
10 11 (1.96%) Juniper
10 11 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.96%) Riverbed
11 10 (1.79%) Remedy
12 9 (1.61%) Aruba
12 9 (1.61%) IBM
12 9 (1.61%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.43%) SAP
14 7 (1.25%) Virgin Media