Period
to 29 October 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 247 248
Rank change year-on-year -56 +1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 498 1,803 2,286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.31% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 439 1,620 1,969
Median annual salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,750 £27,623 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -7.92% -

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 47,265 131,763 157,991
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.66% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39,109 105,399 127,161
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 -42 457 £35,000 +16.67% 66
UK excluding London +6 383 £31,750 +14.94% 55
London -82 105 £52,500 +48.94% 13
North of England +71 104 £30,000 +11.11% 12
South East -12 99 £35,000 +22.81% 15
Midlands +65 88 £33,000 +22.22% 16
Yorkshire +91 61 £32,500 +19.27% 8
West Midlands +70 56 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Work from Home +48 42 £34,500 -31.00% 10
North West +86 40 £27,500 - 3
East of England +84 31 £26,500 -1.85% 2
East Midlands +52 31 £32,500 +20.37% 6
South West +48 29 £27,629 +2.33% 8
Scotland +58 14 £37,500 - 1
Wales +33 12 £31,500 -19.75% 1
Northern Ireland +17 6 £25,000 -5.66%
North East -3 3 £19,375 -19.27% 1

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 185 (37.15%) Windows
2 174 (34.94%) Microsoft
3 150 (30.12%) Active Directory
4 132 (26.51%) Office 365
5 123 (24.70%) ITIL
6 82 (16.47%) Azure
7 75 (15.06%) SQL
8 72 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (13.86%) Finance
10 68 (13.65%) Information Security
11 64 (12.85%) VMware
12 60 (12.05%) Windows 10
13 59 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
14 54 (10.84%) Citrix
15 53 (10.64%) SCCM
16 52 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
18 50 (10.04%) Windows Server
18 50 (10.04%) DNS
19 40 (8.03%) Change Management
19 40 (8.03%) Firewall
19 40 (8.03%) TCP/IP
20 38 (7.63%) DHCP
20 38 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 38 (7.63%) PowerShell
21 37 (7.43%) Incident Management
22 36 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
23 35 (7.03%) SharePoint
23 35 (7.03%) Degree

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 35 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) IIS
5 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Aareon QL
1 5 (1.00%) Maximo
2 4 (0.80%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.40%) Endur
3 2 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.40%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 132 (26.51%) Office 365
2 82 (16.47%) Azure
3 18 (3.61%) SaaS
4 17 (3.41%) AWS
5 14 (2.81%) Power Platform
6 9 (1.81%) IaaS
6 9 (1.81%) PaaS
7 8 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.61%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.20%) BPaaS
9 5 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.80%) GCP
11 3 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.60%) Power Automate
11 3 (0.60%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.40%) G Suite
12 2 (0.40%) Logic Apps
12 2 (0.40%) Monitis
13 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.04%) DNS
2 40 (8.03%) Firewall
2 40 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 38 (7.63%) DHCP
4 34 (6.83%) LAN
5 32 (6.43%) WAN
6 19 (3.82%) VPN
7 18 (3.61%) SAN
7 18 (3.61%) Unified Communications
8 16 (3.21%) Network Security
9 14 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (2.81%) iSCSI
10 13 (2.61%) Wireless
11 12 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.41%) Intranet
12 7 (1.41%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.20%) VoIP
13 6 (1.20%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) Power BI
3 12 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.80%) MySQL
7 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.20%) Informix
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.20%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (1.20%) JIRA
2 4 (0.80%) Selenium
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.20%) JMeter
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 69 (13.86%) Finance
2 19 (3.82%) Banking
3 16 (3.21%) Law
4 10 (2.01%) Legal
4 10 (2.01%) Marketing
5 9 (1.81%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.61%) Advertising
6 8 (1.61%) Front Office
6 8 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.61%) Retail
7 7 (1.41%) Back Office
7 7 (1.41%) German Language
7 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Japanese Language
9 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.20%) LDAP
2 5 (1.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.80%) SAML
4 3 (0.60%) .NET
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) OAuth
5 2 (0.40%) OAuth2
5 2 (0.40%) ODBC
5 2 (0.40%) OpenID
5 2 (0.40%) SOAP
5 2 (0.40%) Web Services
5 2 (0.40%) XML
6 1 (0.20%) FpML
6 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) LAMP
6 1 (0.20%) pytest
6 1 (0.20%) Spring
6 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 30 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.02%) User Experience
6 19 (3.82%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.41%) Renewable Energy
8 8 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.41%) Clustering
9 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.20%) Equities
10 6 (1.20%) FMCG
11 5 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.00%) CMDB
11 5 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.00%) PMI
11 5 (1.00%) Replication
11 5 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 185 (37.15%) Windows
2 60 (12.05%) Windows 10
3 50 (10.04%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.82%) Linux
5 20 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.61%) Unix
8 13 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (1.61%) Android
10 5 (1.00%) AIX
10 5 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.80%) VMS
11 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.70%) ITIL
2 72 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (13.65%) Information Security
4 40 (8.03%) Change Management
5 37 (7.43%) Incident Management
6 35 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (6.63%) Requirements Gathering
8 28 (5.62%) ITSM
9 27 (5.42%) Service Delivery
10 24 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (4.82%) Risk Management
10 24 (4.82%) Service Management
11 22 (4.42%) Data Protection
11 22 (4.42%) Security Operations
11 22 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.02%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.02%) Customer-Centricity
12 20 (4.02%) Problem Management
13 19 (3.82%) Customer-Centric Approach
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.06%) SQL
2 38 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.81%) Python
4 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.80%) C#
4 4 (0.80%) PHP
4 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.60%) C
5 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.40%) Korn
6 2 (0.40%) R
6 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) Java
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (7.03%) Degree
3 20 (4.02%) CISSP
4 17 (3.41%) CISA
4 17 (3.41%) MCSA
5 14 (2.81%) CISM
5 14 (2.81%) Server+ Certification
6 13 (2.61%) MCSE
7 8 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (1.61%) MCP
7 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.00%) CCNA
10 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.80%) CRISC
11 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.03%) GDPR
3 31 (6.22%) SLA
4 21 (4.22%) QA
5 10 (2.01%) COBIT
5 10 (2.01%) NIST
5 10 (2.01%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.41%) PMO
8 6 (1.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (1.20%) HIPAA
8 6 (1.20%) ITGC
9 5 (1.00%) MiFID
10 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.40%) COSO
11 2 (0.40%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.40%) SEPA
12 1 (0.20%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 150 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.80%) XenApp
7 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.40%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (10.64%) SCCM
2 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (3.01%) SCOrch
3 10 (2.01%) WSUS
4 7 (1.41%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.80%) Nessus
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.40%) Control-M
8 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.20%) QRadar
9 1 (0.20%) SCSM
9 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 174 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.85%) VMware
3 54 (10.84%) Citrix
4 23 (4.62%) Cisco
5 20 (4.02%) Apple
6 16 (3.21%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.01%) Oracle
8 8 (1.61%) Google
8 8 (1.61%) TOWER Software
9 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.20%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.20%) IBM
10 6 (1.20%) iManage
10 6 (1.20%) Sophos
11 5 (1.00%) Aareon
11 5 (1.00%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.00%) Reuters
11 5 (1.00%) SAP
12 4 (0.80%) Avaya
12 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint