The median annual salary for a Communications Analyst was £35,171 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Communications Analyst
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 913 965
Rank change year-on-year +49 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Median salary £35,171 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.73% +26.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,620 £40,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £42,250 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,974 £41,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -17.63% +26.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Communications Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Communications Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Analyst in the UK

Communications Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Communications Analyst in the UK

Communications Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Analyst over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Analyst in the UK

Communications Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 7 £35,171 -14.73%
Worcestershire - 5 £32,778 -
West Midlands - 5 £32,778 -
Worcester - 3 £32,700 -
West Yorkshire +10 1 £39,500 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £39,500 -4.24%
Bradford -3 1 £39,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £65,000 -

Communications Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Communications 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 featuring Communications Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Sonus
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree

Communications Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Polycom
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Sonus
2 1 (11.11%) Speakerbus
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