Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 270 258
Rank change year-on-year +43 -12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2,299 2,194 2,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.25% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.30% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 1,847 2,015
UK median annual salary £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.54% -1.52%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 145,312 169,092 167,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.31% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,330 138,498 139,104
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 18 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 19 February 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 +39 2,181 £35,000 +7.69% 234
UK excluding London +29 1,304 £32,500 +8.33% 185
London +52 960 £38,000 -5.00% 70
South East +27 434 £32,500 +18.18% 48
North of England +43 351 £40,200 +23.69% 46
North West +79 240 £45,000 +32.35% 26
Midlands -13 157 £30,000 - 32
South West +50 156 £27,500 +12.24% 23
East of England +51 124 £30,000 -4.76% 15
West Midlands -23 90 £31,000 -4.62% 13
Yorkshire -21 88 £30,000 +0.84% 14
East Midlands +18 67 £30,000 +4.35% 19
Scotland -6 45 £25,000 -25.37% 14
Wales +14 30 £27,500 +6.80% 5
North East +28 23 £23,000 +0.55% 6
Northern Ireland -11 7 £45,000 +125.00% 2
Isle of Man +2 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Channel Islands -5 1 £32,500 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 993 (43.19%) Windows
2 718 (31.23%) Microsoft
3 649 (28.23%) Active Directory
4 557 (24.23%) Finance
5 500 (21.75%) ITIL
6 441 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
7 412 (17.92%) Windows Server
8 393 (17.09%) Office 365
9 358 (15.57%) SQL
10 338 (14.70%) VMware
11 330 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
12 319 (13.88%) Windows 7
13 284 (12.35%) Windows 10
14 276 (12.01%) Information Security
14 276 (12.01%) Cisco
15 269 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 257 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
17 242 (10.53%) Firewall
18 241 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
19 238 (10.35%) Legal
20 232 (10.09%) Business Analysis
21 231 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 215 (9.35%) Management Information System
23 214 (9.31%) MS Exchange
24 210 (9.13%) Degree
25 205 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
26 198 (8.61%) CISSP
27 192 (8.35%) Linux
28 174 (7.57%) Network Security
28 174 (7.57%) SIEM

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
1 214 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 105 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 39 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (1.22%) IIS
6 24 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (0.78%) Confluence
7 18 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.52%) Alfresco
10 8 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.30%) Apache
11 7 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.22%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.13%) Documentum
14 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.087%) WordPress
Applications
1 441 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (6.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 125 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 41 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) CATIA
8 3 (0.13%) Mingle
9 2 (0.087%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.087%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.087%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.35%) Maximo
4 7 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
5 5 (0.22%) Magento
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.17%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.087%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.087%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.087%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.087%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.043%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 393 (17.09%) Office 365
2 103 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.44%) SaaS
5 14 (0.61%) G Suite
6 12 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.30%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.17%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.13%) Slack
13 2 (0.087%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.087%) GitHub
13 2 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.087%) IaaS
13 2 (0.087%) Loggly
14 1 (0.043%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 242 (10.53%) Firewall
2 174 (7.57%) Network Security
3 154 (6.70%) DNS
4 146 (6.35%) LAN
5 138 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 132 (5.74%) DHCP
7 125 (5.44%) WAN
8 120 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
9 79 (3.44%) VPN
10 64 (2.78%) VoIP
11 59 (2.57%) Skype
12 51 (2.22%) Internet
13 43 (1.87%) SAN
14 31 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 29 (1.26%) Wireless
16 25 (1.09%) Intranet
17 18 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (0.70%) IP Telephony
19 15 (0.65%) VLAN
20 11 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.04%) Power BI
3 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (0.74%) Big Data
6 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.30%) Adabas
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.13%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.13%) MySQL
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (1.26%) JIRA
2 14 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.39%) Selenium
4 6 (0.26%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.13%) JMeter
6 3 (0.13%) Maven
7 2 (0.087%) Ant
7 2 (0.087%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.087%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.087%) Hudson
7 2 (0.087%) Subversion
7 2 (0.087%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.043%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.043%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.043%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.043%) NUnit
8 1 (0.043%) TestNG
General
1 557 (24.23%) Finance
2 238 (10.35%) Legal
3 131 (5.70%) Law
4 103 (4.48%) Retail
5 89 (3.87%) Banking
6 44 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 39 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.48%) Marketing
9 27 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.96%) Advertising
10 22 (0.96%) Games
11 19 (0.83%) Publishing
12 15 (0.65%) Front Office
13 13 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.52%) Electronics
15 10 (0.43%) Billing
16 8 (0.35%) Back Office
16 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.30%) Automotive
18 6 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.48%) Web Services
2 33 (1.44%) .NET
3 20 (0.87%) REST
4 16 (0.70%) HTML
4 16 (0.70%) XML
5 10 (0.43%) SOAP
6 7 (0.30%) JSON
6 7 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.22%) FpML
7 5 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.17%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.13%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.13%) LDAP
9 3 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.087%) CSS
10 2 (0.087%) jQuery
10 2 (0.087%) Lucene
10 2 (0.087%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 241 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 103 (4.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 99 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 47 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 41 (1.78%) iPhone
8 35 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 29 (1.26%) User Experience
11 28 (1.22%) Fintech
12 27 (1.17%) Smartphone
13 26 (1.13%) iPad
14 21 (0.91%) Blackberry
15 17 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
16 16 (0.70%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.70%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 993 (43.19%) Windows
2 412 (17.92%) Windows Server
3 319 (13.88%) Windows 7
4 284 (12.35%) Windows 10
5 192 (8.35%) Linux
6 154 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 144 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (2.39%) Windows 8
9 51 (2.22%) Unix
10 37 (1.61%) Android
11 35 (1.52%) Mac OS
12 30 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 23 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.52%) AIX
17 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.35%) zOS
19 7 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (21.75%) ITIL
2 330 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
3 276 (12.01%) Information Security
4 257 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (10.09%) Business Analysis
6 205 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 174 (7.57%) SIEM
8 169 (7.35%) Project Management
9 167 (7.26%) Service Management
10 147 (6.39%) Mentoring
10 147 (6.39%) Penetration Testing
11 146 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 145 (6.31%) Vulnerability Management
13 138 (6.00%) Risk Management
14 133 (5.79%) Incident Management
15 130 (5.65%) Data Protection
16 121 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
17 116 (5.05%) Business Continuity
17 116 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
18 113 (4.92%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 358 (15.57%) SQL
2 43 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 34 (1.48%) Java
4 28 (1.22%) Python
5 23 (1.00%) C#
6 17 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.70%) C
8 15 (0.65%) VBScript
9 14 (0.61%) R
10 12 (0.52%) VBA
11 10 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.35%) C++
13 6 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.26%) Perl
13 6 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.22%) PHP
14 5 (0.22%) VB
14 5 (0.22%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.17%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.087%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 210 (9.13%) Degree
2 198 (8.61%) CISSP
3 107 (4.65%) SANS
4 105 (4.57%) CREST Certified
5 104 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 62 (2.70%) CISA
9 55 (2.39%) MCSE
10 54 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 50 (2.17%) ISEB
12 44 (1.91%) CEH
13 43 (1.87%) MCP
14 42 (1.83%) SC Cleared
15 41 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
16 40 (1.74%) CCNA
17 37 (1.61%) CCNP
17 37 (1.61%) CRISC
18 36 (1.57%) MCSA
19 35 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 163 (7.09%) GDPR
3 161 (7.00%) SLA
4 137 (5.96%) PCI DSS
5 66 (2.87%) COBIT
6 59 (2.57%) QA
7 36 (1.57%) PMO
8 30 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.22%) MiFID
13 4 (0.17%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.13%) PSD2
15 2 (0.087%) EMIR
15 2 (0.087%) ISO 31000
15 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 649 (28.23%) Active Directory
2 231 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (0.87%) XenApp
6 15 (0.65%) vSphere
7 12 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.22%) Snort
10 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.17%) Docker
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.087%) XenServer
13 1 (0.043%) Squid
13 1 (0.043%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 81 (3.52%) SCCM
2 20 (0.87%) WSUS
3 19 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.48%) AirWatch
4 11 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.35%) vCenter Server
5 8 (0.35%) XenMobile
6 7 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.26%) Nagios
8 4 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.17%) RSA enVision
8 4 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.13%) vMotion
10 2 (0.087%) Nessus
10 2 (0.087%) QRadar
10 2 (0.087%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 718 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 338 (14.70%) VMware
3 276 (12.01%) Cisco
4 145 (6.31%) Citrix
5 60 (2.61%) HP
6 57 (2.48%) SAP
7 56 (2.44%) Apple
8 53 (2.31%) Oracle
9 51 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 32 (1.39%) iManage
11 29 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (1.13%) IBM
13 23 (1.00%) Avaya
13 23 (1.00%) Symantec
14 20 (0.87%) Veeam
15 18 (0.78%) Meraki
15 18 (0.78%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.78%) Tableau
16 17 (0.74%) Cognos
16 17 (0.74%) Splunk