Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £36,855 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 July 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 235 281
Rank change year-on-year -55 +46 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 836 2,104 2,177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.43% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.49% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 753 1,871 1,887
Median annual salary £36,855 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +3.17% -3.08%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 73,360 141,172 170,641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.87% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59,084 112,718 138,104
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
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 12 July 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 12 July 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 -30 773 £37,000 +13.85% 48
UK excluding London -14 527 £30,000 - 48
London -54 296 £47,500 +26.67% 6
South East -42 159 £30,000 +5.63% 7
North of England +35 111 £28,500 -5.00% 13
Midlands +30 99 £32,500 +8.33% 10
East of England +53 69 £31,686 +15.22% 4
Yorkshire +50 66 £28,000 -13.85% 4
West Midlands +26 63 £32,500 +8.33% 8
North West +54 42 £29,088 +5.77% 9
South West +28 39 £26,500 -3.64% 8
East Midlands +19 32 £32,500 +17.12% 2
Scotland +51 29 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Wales -2 19 £38,000 -20.83% 3
Work from Home +45 17 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northern Ireland +24 4 £24,250 -21.14% 1
North East +2 3 £50,000 +108.33%

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 336 (40.19%) Windows
2 238 (28.47%) Microsoft
3 234 (27.99%) Active Directory
4 200 (23.92%) Office 365
5 185 (22.13%) ITIL
6 178 (21.29%) Finance
7 129 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
8 127 (15.19%) Windows 10
9 119 (14.23%) Windows Server
10 98 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (11.36%) SQL
12 92 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
13 91 (10.89%) VMware
14 90 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (10.29%) Information Security
16 82 (9.81%) Degree
17 79 (9.45%) Business Analysis
18 77 (9.21%) Azure
19 72 (8.61%) Citrix
20 66 (7.89%) LAN
21 65 (7.78%) Project Management
22 64 (7.66%) Firewall
23 63 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
24 62 (7.42%) MS Exchange
24 62 (7.42%) Self-Motivation
25 61 (7.30%) Windows 7
26 58 (6.94%) TCP/IP
27 55 (6.58%) WAN
27 55 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
27 55 (6.58%) SharePoint

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 62 (7.42%) MS Exchange
2 55 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.84%) Confluence
5 7 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.84%) IIS
5 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.72%) JBoss
7 5 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.36%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 129 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Maximo
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) HFM
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 200 (23.92%) Office 365
2 77 (9.21%) Azure
3 31 (3.71%) AWS
4 13 (1.56%) SaaS
5 12 (1.44%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.32%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.72%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.72%) PaaS
8 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.48%) Boomi
9 4 (0.48%) GCP
9 4 (0.48%) IaaS
10 3 (0.36%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.12%) Asana
12 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.12%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.89%) LAN
2 64 (7.66%) Firewall
3 58 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 55 (6.58%) WAN
5 54 (6.46%) DNS
6 37 (4.43%) VPN
7 35 (4.19%) DHCP
8 29 (3.47%) SAN
9 21 (2.51%) VoIP
10 20 (2.39%) Network Security
11 19 (2.27%) Intranet
12 18 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.79%) Wireless
14 13 (1.56%) Skype
15 12 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.44%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (1.20%) VLAN
17 9 (1.08%) MPLS
18 8 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (1.44%) MySQL
3 12 (1.44%) Power BI
4 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.24%) Big Data
9 2 (0.24%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) Informix
10 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (3.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.24%) RStudio
3 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.12%) Postman
4 1 (0.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 178 (21.29%) Finance
2 50 (5.98%) Banking
3 48 (5.74%) Law
4 43 (5.14%) Retail
5 41 (4.90%) Legal
6 17 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.56%) Advertising
8 13 (1.56%) Marketing
9 12 (1.44%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.08%) Back Office
12 8 (0.96%) French Language
12 8 (0.96%) German Language
13 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.72%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.48%) Billing
15 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.27%) .NET
2 10 (1.20%) Web Services
3 8 (0.96%) Middleware
4 7 (0.84%) XML
5 6 (0.72%) CSS
5 6 (0.72%) HTML
5 6 (0.72%) JSON
6 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.48%) LDAP
6 4 (0.48%) ODBC
6 4 (0.48%) SOAP
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.24%) LAMP
8 2 (0.24%) REST
8 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.12%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.12%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.12%) Spring
9 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.42%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.03%) FMCG
5 17 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 14 (1.67%) User Experience
8 12 (1.44%) iPhone
9 11 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.08%) CMDB
10 9 (1.08%) PKI
10 9 (1.08%) Reinsurance
11 8 (0.96%) iPad
12 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.84%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.72%) Clustering
13 6 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 336 (40.19%) Windows
2 127 (15.19%) Windows 10
3 119 (14.23%) Windows Server
4 61 (7.30%) Windows 7
5 48 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (5.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 41 (4.90%) Linux
7 28 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.39%) Android
9 19 (2.27%) Unix
10 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.20%) Solaris
11 8 (0.96%) AIX
11 8 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.96%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (22.13%) ITIL
2 98 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (10.29%) Information Security
5 79 (9.45%) Business Analysis
6 65 (7.78%) Project Management
7 54 (6.46%) Change Management
8 53 (6.34%) Incident Management
9 51 (6.10%) Service Management
10 48 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (4.90%) ERP
12 38 (4.55%) Migration
12 38 (4.55%) Requirements Gathering
13 37 (4.43%) Vulnerability Management
14 35 (4.19%) CRM
14 35 (4.19%) ITSM
14 35 (4.19%) SDLC
14 35 (4.19%) Security Operations
15 33 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
15 33 (3.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (11.36%) SQL
2 54 (6.46%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.39%) C#
4 13 (1.56%) Python
4 13 (1.56%) VBA
5 9 (1.08%) Java
5 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.96%) PHP
7 6 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.72%) C
7 6 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.48%) R
8 4 (0.48%) VBScript
9 2 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 82 (9.81%) Degree
2 55 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (3.71%) CISSP
4 23 (2.75%) MCSE
5 22 (2.63%) MCSA
6 16 (1.91%) CISM
7 14 (1.67%) CISA
7 14 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.44%) Server+ Certification
9 11 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.08%) CCNP
10 9 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.96%) MCITP
11 8 (0.96%) MCP
11 8 (0.96%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.84%) CCNA
13 6 (0.72%) CEH
13 6 (0.72%) MOS
13 6 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.67%) SLA
2 38 (4.55%) GDPR
3 30 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.87%) PCI DSS
5 22 (2.63%) QA
6 16 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (1.56%) NIST
8 12 (1.44%) COBIT
9 5 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.60%) PMO
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) GLBA
11 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 234 (27.99%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.44%) XenApp
5 9 (1.08%) Docker
6 8 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.84%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.24%) Firmware
9 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (5.86%) SCCM
2 11 (1.32%) RSA enVision
3 8 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.84%) Nagios
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.72%) Nessus
6 4 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.48%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.48%) WSUS
7 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.24%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 238 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.89%) VMware
3 72 (8.61%) Citrix
4 39 (4.67%) Cisco
5 28 (3.35%) ServiceNow
6 26 (3.11%) Apple
7 16 (1.91%) IBM
8 15 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.79%) Splunk
9 13 (1.56%) Oracle
10 11 (1.32%) ArcSight
10 11 (1.32%) iManage
10 11 (1.32%) Rapid7
11 10 (1.20%) Meraki
11 10 (1.20%) Qualys
12 9 (1.08%) Aderant
12 9 (1.08%) HP
13 8 (0.96%) Dell
14 7 (0.84%) Remedy
14 7 (0.84%) Yardi