Period
to 15 September 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

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

IT Analyst
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 254 249
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1,964 2,221 2,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.33% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.39% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 1,893 2,070
UK median annual salary £30,500 £32,500 £34,430
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% -5.60% +2.77%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,400 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% - -

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 134,047 160,256 170,386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.08% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 106,749 129,076 136,555
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 15 September 2019. 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 +19 1,831 £30,000 -7.69% 289
UK excluding London +4 1,212 £28,400 -5.33% 235
London +42 706 £35,000 -7.89% 81
South East +39 463 £28,000 -6.67% 62
North of England -43 250 £27,750 -14.62% 64
Midlands +1 194 £30,000 +7.14% 31
West Midlands -3 118 £30,000 -3.23% 18
Yorkshire +3 112 £31,250 +0.81% 31
South West -26 111 £27,000 +8.00% 25
East of England +54 110 £26,500 -11.67% 26
North West -77 105 £27,500 -20.29% 27
East Midlands +9 76 £27,000 +8.00% 13
Scotland +17 45 £47,500 +47.29% 17
Wales -8 36 £42,000 +52.73% 9
North East +32 33 £24,000 +2.13% 6
Northern Ireland -18 6 £30,750 -31.67% 1
Channel Islands +3 2 £30,000 +1.69%

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, IT 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 featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 889 (45.26%) Windows
2 747 (38.03%) Active Directory
3 667 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 505 (25.71%) Office 365
5 437 (22.25%) Microsoft Office
6 421 (21.44%) ITIL
7 357 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 336 (17.11%) Windows Server
9 322 (16.40%) Windows 7
10 312 (15.89%) VMware
11 302 (15.38%) Finance
12 261 (13.29%) SQL
13 251 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
14 234 (11.91%) MS Exchange
15 226 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
16 199 (10.13%) Firewall
17 194 (9.88%) Degree
18 191 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 180 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
20 169 (8.60%) Business Analysis
21 150 (7.64%) Azure
22 149 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
23 147 (7.48%) LAN
24 141 (7.18%) Incident Management
25 139 (7.08%) Citrix
26 134 (6.82%) TCP/IP
26 134 (6.82%) Service Management
27 129 (6.57%) SLA
27 129 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
28 126 (6.42%) Information Security

IT 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
1 234 (11.91%) MS Exchange
2 108 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 62 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 49 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (0.92%) CMS
6 18 (0.92%) IIS
7 17 (0.87%) Confluence
8 15 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.25%) Documentum
10 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.10%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.10%) Apache
12 2 (0.10%) Liferay
12 2 (0.10%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 437 (22.25%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.20%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.10%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.10%) Notepad++
8 2 (0.10%) Revit
8 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.051%) InCopy
9 1 (0.051%) InDesign
9 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.71%) Maximo
3 7 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.051%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.051%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 505 (25.71%) Office 365
2 150 (7.64%) Azure
3 58 (2.95%) AWS
4 15 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (0.76%) OneDrive
4 15 (0.76%) SaaS
5 11 (0.56%) G Suite
5 11 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.31%) Power Platform
8 5 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.20%) Asana
9 4 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.20%) Serverless
10 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.15%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 199 (10.13%) Firewall
2 147 (7.48%) LAN
3 134 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 119 (6.06%) WAN
5 117 (5.96%) DNS
6 107 (5.45%) DHCP
7 80 (4.07%) VPN
8 66 (3.36%) Skype
8 66 (3.36%) VoIP
9 49 (2.49%) Network Security
10 38 (1.93%) Wireless
11 35 (1.78%) SAN
12 30 (1.53%) NAS
13 26 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (1.27%) VLAN
15 24 (1.22%) Internet
16 23 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
16 23 (1.17%) iSCSI
17 20 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
18 15 (0.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (0.66%) MySQL
5 12 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.51%) Big Data
6 10 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.25%) Power BI
10 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.20%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.20%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.15%) DB2
13 2 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (1.32%) JIRA
2 7 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.20%) Redmine
5 3 (0.15%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.051%) Hudson
7 1 (0.051%) MSI
7 1 (0.051%) Selenium
7 1 (0.051%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.051%) Subversion
General
1 302 (15.38%) Finance
2 109 (5.55%) Retail
3 108 (5.50%) Law
4 107 (5.45%) Legal
5 54 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.55%) Banking
7 38 (1.93%) Marketing
8 34 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 33 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.97%) Advertising
11 17 (0.87%) Back Office
12 13 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.61%) Housing Association
14 11 (0.56%) Automotive
14 11 (0.56%) Front Office
15 9 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Local Government
16 8 (0.41%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.32%) .NET
1 26 (1.32%) XML
2 21 (1.07%) HTML
3 19 (0.97%) Web Services
4 14 (0.71%) REST
5 10 (0.51%) CSS
5 10 (0.51%) EDI
6 7 (0.36%) SOAP
7 5 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.25%) COM
8 4 (0.20%) FpML
8 4 (0.20%) JSON
8 4 (0.20%) Middleware
8 4 (0.20%) XMPP
9 3 (0.15%) LDAP
9 3 (0.15%) RESTful
9 3 (0.15%) Spring
10 2 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.10%) JSR 168
10 2 (0.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 85 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
5 51 (2.60%) iPhone
6 49 (2.49%) Smartphone
7 39 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 32 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 29 (1.48%) User Experience
10 27 (1.37%) EPoS
11 26 (1.32%) Blackberry
12 25 (1.27%) iPad
13 19 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.81%) PKI
14 16 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (0.76%) Equities
16 12 (0.61%) FMCG
16 12 (0.61%) Replication
17 11 (0.56%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 889 (45.26%) Windows
2 357 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 336 (17.11%) Windows Server
4 322 (16.40%) Windows 7
5 149 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (5.24%) Linux
7 76 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (3.56%) Android
9 66 (3.36%) Windows 8
10 62 (3.16%) Unix
11 51 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 42 (2.14%) Mac OS
13 26 (1.32%) AIX
14 24 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.71%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.61%) HPUX
17 11 (0.56%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (21.44%) ITIL
2 251 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
3 226 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (8.60%) Business Analysis
5 141 (7.18%) Incident Management
6 134 (6.82%) Service Management
7 129 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 126 (6.42%) Change Management
8 126 (6.42%) Information Security
9 96 (4.89%) Time Management
10 94 (4.79%) CRM
11 92 (4.68%) Project Management
12 77 (3.92%) SDLC
13 75 (3.82%) Service Delivery
14 70 (3.56%) User Stories
15 68 (3.46%) Cybersecurity
16 66 (3.36%) ERP
17 65 (3.31%) PRINCE2
18 64 (3.26%) ITSM
18 64 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 261 (13.29%) SQL
2 73 (3.72%) PowerShell
3 41 (2.09%) Java
4 29 (1.48%) Python
5 26 (1.32%) C#
6 19 (0.97%) Perl
7 18 (0.92%) C
8 15 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 13 (0.66%) VB
10 12 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.41%) VBA
12 7 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.25%) C++
14 3 (0.15%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.15%) PHP
15 2 (0.10%) Lingo
15 2 (0.10%) VBScript
16 1 (0.051%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.051%) Scala
Qualifications
1 194 (9.88%) Degree
2 119 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (4.28%) MCSE
4 42 (2.14%) MCP
5 39 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 33 (1.68%) CCNA
7 33 (1.68%) MCSA
8 21 (1.07%) CISSP
9 17 (0.87%) CCNP
9 17 (0.87%) CISM
9 17 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (0.81%) ISEB
11 14 (0.71%) CEH
11 14 (0.71%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.66%) A+ Certification
13 12 (0.61%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.56%) MCDST
14 11 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.57%) SLA
2 62 (3.16%) QA
3 49 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.93%) GDPR
5 26 (1.32%) PMO
6 25 (1.27%) COBIT
7 17 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 3 (0.15%) MiFID
12 3 (0.15%) NIST
12 3 (0.15%) PSD2
13 2 (0.10%) ITGC
13 2 (0.10%) NIST 800
System Software
1 747 (38.03%) Active Directory
2 191 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.02%) XenApp
5 19 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 14 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.56%) vSphere
9 7 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.20%) Docker
12 2 (0.10%) Postfix
13 1 (0.051%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.051%) HDFS
13 1 (0.051%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 100 (5.09%) SCCM
2 21 (1.07%) WSUS
3 14 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.51%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
8 7 (0.36%) Ansible
8 7 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.31%) Nagios
10 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.20%) vMotion
12 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.15%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.15%) PTC Integrity
12 3 (0.15%) QRadar
12 3 (0.15%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 667 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 312 (15.89%) VMware
3 139 (7.08%) Citrix
4 122 (6.21%) Cisco
5 69 (3.51%) Apple
6 56 (2.85%) ServiceNow
7 54 (2.75%) Oracle
8 43 (2.19%) SAP
9 37 (1.88%) HP
10 35 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.37%) Veeam
12 24 (1.22%) iManage
13 23 (1.17%) Remedy
14 22 (1.12%) Adobe
15 19 (0.97%) Bloomberg
16 18 (0.92%) IBM
17 17 (0.87%) Avaya
17 17 (0.87%) NetApp
17 17 (0.87%) SolarWinds
18 16 (0.81%) Google