Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 415 385
Rank change year-on-year -19 -30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 615 737 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.61% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 524 642 829
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,650 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 97523 106654 120241
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 79762 87764 98901
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
South East -48 157 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Midlands +26 138 £35,000 +27.27% 7
North of England -27 134 £32,000 -1.54% 5
West Midlands +47 114 £33,000 +20.00% 5
North West -11 69 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +27 63 £38,250 -36.25% 2
Yorkshire -17 59 £30,000 -14.29% 4
East of England -10 54 £35,500 +1.43% 4
South West -8 49 £33,000 -5.71% 3
East Midlands 0 24 £42,500 +24.80% 2
Wales +20 17 £33,750 -10.00%
North East +12 6 £36,500 +62.22%
Northern Ireland - 5 £37,500 -
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 23 November 2017, Technical 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 UK excluding London region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 189 (30.73%) SQL
2 175 (28.46%) Microsoft
3 167 (27.15%) Finance
4 163 (26.50%) Windows
5 109 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
7 99 (16.10%) Active Directory
8 86 (13.98%) SQL Server
9 84 (13.66%) Windows Server
10 80 (13.01%) VMware
11 75 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (11.38%) Degree
12 70 (11.38%) Computer Science
13 68 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
14 66 (10.73%) ITIL
15 60 (9.76%) Business Analysis
16 56 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 54 (8.78%) Office 365
18 53 (8.62%) TCP/IP
18 53 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (7.97%) Data Management
20 48 (7.80%) Mathematics
20 48 (7.80%) Cisco
20 48 (7.80%) SDLC
21 47 (7.64%) Firewall
22 42 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (6.34%) Banking
25 38 (6.18%) XML
25 38 (6.18%) Linux

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 28 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.07%) IIS
3 23 (3.74%) Apache
4 18 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.28%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.14%) JBoss
9 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.81%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.81%) Mule
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.49%) Gentran
11 3 (0.49%) SAS
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (5.53%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.65%) Mingle
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.81%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.33%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.78%) Office 365
2 33 (5.37%) SaaS
3 23 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.63%) IaaS
5 9 (1.46%) PaaS
6 7 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.65%) G Suite
7 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 47 (7.64%) Firewall
3 32 (5.20%) DNS
4 26 (4.23%) DHCP
5 23 (3.74%) LAN
6 22 (3.58%) WAN
7 21 (3.41%) SAN
8 18 (2.93%) Wireless
9 16 (2.60%) VoIP
10 15 (2.44%) ADSL
11 14 (2.28%) Broadband
11 14 (2.28%) Skype
12 12 (1.95%) NAS
13 11 (1.79%) Internet
13 11 (1.79%) VPN
14 10 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.46%) HTTP
16 8 (1.30%) HTTPS
17 6 (0.98%) VLAN
18 5 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (3.09%) Data Mining
5 19 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.46%) Big Data
9 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.14%) MySQL
10 7 (1.14%) QlikView
10 7 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.98%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.98%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.81%) MS Access
13 4 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.28%) JIRA
2 9 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.81%) PROIV
4 4 (0.65%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.65%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.65%) Toad
5 3 (0.49%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.33%) Liquibase
6 2 (0.33%) MSI
6 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 167 (27.15%) Finance
2 39 (6.34%) Banking
3 35 (5.69%) Retail Banking
4 34 (5.53%) Retail
5 21 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.93%) German Language
7 16 (2.60%) Marketing
8 14 (2.28%) Front Office
9 12 (1.95%) Advertising
10 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.46%) Legal
12 7 (1.14%) Billing
13 6 (0.98%) Back Office
13 6 (0.98%) Games
13 6 (0.98%) Military
14 5 (0.81%) Law
15 3 (0.49%) Automotive
15 3 (0.49%) Electronics
15 3 (0.49%) French Language
15 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.18%) XML
2 20 (3.25%) .NET
3 18 (2.93%) SOAP
4 17 (2.76%) REST
5 14 (2.28%) Web Services
5 14 (2.28%) XSD
5 14 (2.28%) XSL
6 9 (1.46%) HTML
6 9 (1.46%) Middleware
7 7 (1.14%) XSLT
8 5 (0.81%) CSS
8 5 (0.81%) ODBC
8 5 (0.81%) SAML
9 4 (0.65%) Mason
9 4 (0.65%) Pandas
10 3 (0.49%) JSON
10 3 (0.49%) WCF
10 3 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.38%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.63%) Clustering
7 8 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.30%) Replication
7 8 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.14%) Handset
8 7 (1.14%) User Experience
9 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.81%) FMCG
9 5 (0.81%) iPhone
9 5 (0.81%) iSeries
9 5 (0.81%) Life Science
9 5 (0.81%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 163 (26.50%) Windows
2 84 (13.66%) Windows Server
3 42 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (6.18%) Linux
6 37 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 34 (5.53%) Windows 10
8 15 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.28%) Unix
10 13 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.95%) CentOS
12 7 (1.14%) AIX
12 7 (1.14%) Android
13 6 (0.98%) Solaris
14 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.65%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.49%) OS/400
16 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (10.73%) ITIL
4 60 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 56 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (7.97%) Data Management
7 48 (7.80%) Mathematics
7 48 (7.80%) SDLC
8 37 (6.02%) Data Analysis
9 36 (5.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 34 (5.53%) Project Management
11 29 (4.72%) Presales
12 26 (4.23%) CRM
12 26 (4.23%) ERP
13 25 (4.07%) Physics
14 23 (3.74%) Migration
14 23 (3.74%) Use Case
15 22 (3.58%) Change Management
15 22 (3.58%) Incident Management
15 22 (3.58%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 189 (30.73%) SQL
2 28 (4.55%) Java
3 23 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.58%) Shell Script
5 20 (3.25%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.28%) Python
8 11 (1.79%) C#
9 8 (1.30%) Apex Code
9 8 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.14%) VB
11 5 (0.81%) Korn
11 5 (0.81%) VBA
12 4 (0.65%) ABAP
12 4 (0.65%) C
12 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.65%) R
13 3 (0.49%) C++
13 3 (0.49%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (11.38%) Degree
2 36 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.44%) CCNA
5 15 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.11%) ISEB
7 12 (1.95%) CISSP
7 12 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.63%) CISM
8 10 (1.63%) MCP
9 8 (1.30%) MCSA
9 8 (1.30%) MCSE
10 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.65%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.49%) HND
13 3 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.07%) QA
2 23 (3.74%) SLA
3 10 (1.63%) GDPR
4 9 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.65%) BS25999
7 4 (0.65%) GCP
7 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.33%) DICOM
8 2 (0.33%) HL7
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.60%) vSphere
5 9 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.14%) XenApp
7 5 (0.81%) Samba
7 5 (0.81%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.49%) KVM
8 3 (0.49%) NFS
8 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.49%) XenServer
9 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (4.55%) SCCM
2 9 (1.46%) vCenter Server
3 7 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.98%) WSUS
5 4 (0.65%) SCOM
6 3 (0.49%) SCSM
7 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.16%) Simpana
Vendors
1 175 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.01%) VMware
3 48 (7.80%) Cisco
4 36 (5.85%) Oracle
5 35 (5.69%) Citrix
6 17 (2.76%) SAP
7 14 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.95%) Juniper
8 12 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.79%) NetApp
10 9 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.46%) SolarWinds
10 9 (1.46%) Talend
11 8 (1.30%) Aruba
11 8 (1.30%) IBM
11 8 (1.30%) Meraki
11 8 (1.30%) Veeam
12 7 (1.14%) HP
12 7 (1.14%) Tableau
13 6 (0.98%) Splunk