Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Communications Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1202 1204 1306
Rank change year-on-year +2 +102 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 9 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +15.56% +39.18%
10th Percentile £29,625 £37,000 £30,450
90th Percentile £45,500 £52,200 £73,725
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 - £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Communications Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Analyst in the UK

Communications Analyst
Top 6 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 6 months to 24 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
England +36 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
UK excluding London - 7 £40,000 -
East of England - 4 £42,000 -
London -10 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Communications Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Virgin Media
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) Ciena
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) WebTrends
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) RIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy
1 4 (44.44%) Virgin Media
2 3 (33.33%) Ciena
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) VMware