The median annual salary for a IT Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

IT Analyst
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 249 236
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1065 1431 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.38% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.43% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1256 1339
Median salary £32,000 £34,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,250 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +4.46% -5.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 1010 £32,000 -7.11% 116
London -27 380 £40,000 -11.11% 37
South East +19 221 £28,250 -8.87% 27
Yorkshire -12 99 £27,500 +20.87% 12
City of London +34 91 £42,500 -10.52% 13
North West -17 83 £33,250 +20.90% 13
West Yorkshire -13 71 £27,500 +19.56% 11
West Midlands -19 63 £31,000 -11.42% 7
East of England -18 61 £32,500 -15.58% 7
Leeds -5 50 £25,000 +8.69% 7
Surrey +30 49 £27,500 -1.78% 4
South West -17 48 £24,500 -5.76% 10
East Midlands +11 43 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +14 41 £22,500 -16.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +32 40 £30,000 -6.25% 5
Manchester -22 40 £38,500 +33.91% 6
Berkshire +6 37 £26,000 -37.34% 3
Hertfordshire +20 29 £30,000 -27.71% 3
Reading +49 28 £26,000 +4.00% 3
Scotland -9 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +22 26 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Edinburgh -3 22 £36,250 -18.53%
North Yorkshire +26 20 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Birmingham -6 20 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Cheshire -8 19 £25,500 -36.25% 5
Marlow - 18 £32,500 - 3
Kent +27 17 £31,250 +25.00%
Oxford +7 17 £29,000 -31.76% 3
Nottingham +19 16 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 16 £47,500 +58.33% 1

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 910 (43.01%) Windows
2 722 (34.12%) Microsoft
3 721 (34.07%) Active Directory
4 504 (23.82%) Microsoft Office
5 490 (23.16%) Finance
6 485 (22.92%) ITIL
7 388 (18.34%) Windows 7
8 371 (17.53%) Windows Server
9 263 (12.43%) Firewall
10 260 (12.29%) Business Analysis
11 258 (12.19%) Degree
12 242 (11.44%) SQL
13 241 (11.39%) VMware
14 239 (11.29%) MS Exchange
15 226 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
16 225 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
17 206 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 189 (8.93%) Office 365
19 184 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 184 (8.70%) Project Management
20 170 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
21 158 (7.47%) Citrix
22 156 (7.37%) Cisco
22 156 (7.37%) Banking
23 153 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 146 (6.90%) Windows 10
25 144 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 143 (6.76%) Retail
27 142 (6.71%) LAN
28 138 (6.52%) SLA

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
1 239 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 89 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (2.22%) IIS
5 39 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 25 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.47%) Confluence
9 9 (0.43%) CMS
10 8 (0.38%) SAS
11 7 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.24%) Apache
14 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.19%) WordPress
15 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.095%) TYPO3
Applications
1 504 (23.82%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.57%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 7 (0.33%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.19%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.14%) Kondor
7 3 (0.14%) OPENContractor
7 3 (0.14%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.14%) Orchestrade
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) Summit
7 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 189 (8.93%) Office 365
2 41 (1.94%) SaaS
3 37 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.71%) G Suite
7 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (0.33%) IaaS
9 2 (0.095%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.095%) Force.com
9 2 (0.095%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.095%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.047%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.047%) GitHub
10 1 (0.047%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.047%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 263 (12.43%) Firewall
2 142 (6.71%) LAN
3 119 (5.62%) WAN
4 116 (5.48%) DNS
4 116 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 108 (5.10%) DHCP
6 85 (4.02%) VPN
7 74 (3.50%) Internet
8 66 (3.12%) Network Security
8 66 (3.12%) VoIP
9 40 (1.89%) SAN
10 38 (1.80%) Wireless
11 36 (1.70%) VLAN
12 27 (1.28%) Skype
13 20 (0.95%) FTP
13 20 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (0.76%) IP Telephony
15 14 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 20 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (0.47%) MySQL
7 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.33%) Power BI
11 6 (0.28%) MS Access
11 6 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (1.65%) JIRA
2 14 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.28%) Selenium
5 3 (0.14%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.14%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.095%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.095%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.095%) NUnit
6 2 (0.095%) TestNG
7 1 (0.047%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.047%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.047%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.047%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.047%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.047%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.047%) Subversion
7 1 (0.047%) Toad
General
1 490 (23.16%) Finance
2 156 (7.37%) Banking
3 143 (6.76%) Retail
4 130 (6.14%) Legal
5 80 (3.78%) Law
6 74 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 72 (3.40%) Marketing
8 36 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.51%) Advertising
9 32 (1.51%) Front Office
10 27 (1.28%) Private Banking
11 24 (1.13%) Games
12 20 (0.95%) Publishing
13 18 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.80%) French Language
15 15 (0.71%) Back Office
16 14 (0.66%) German Language
17 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.47%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.75%) .NET
2 20 (0.95%) HTML
2 20 (0.95%) Web Services
3 18 (0.85%) XML
4 15 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.66%) Software Packaging
6 13 (0.61%) Gherkin
7 12 (0.57%) CSS
7 12 (0.57%) EDI
8 9 (0.43%) LAMP
9 5 (0.24%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.24%) XSLT
10 4 (0.19%) HTML5
11 3 (0.14%) jQuery
11 3 (0.14%) JSP
11 3 (0.14%) Middleware
11 3 (0.14%) XSD
12 2 (0.095%) Ajax
12 2 (0.095%) COM
12 2 (0.095%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 226 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 56 (2.65%) Driving Licence
4 53 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 42 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 40 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 38 (1.80%) iPad
8 35 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 28 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (1.32%) iPhone
9 28 (1.32%) User Experience
10 27 (1.28%) Online Banking
11 22 (1.04%) Fintech
11 22 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 21 (0.99%) Clustering
12 21 (0.99%) EPoS
13 16 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 910 (43.01%) Windows
2 388 (18.34%) Windows 7
3 371 (17.53%) Windows Server
4 206 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 184 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 92 (4.35%) Linux
8 90 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 65 (3.07%) Windows XP
10 62 (2.93%) Unix
11 57 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 30 (1.42%) Android
14 28 (1.32%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.57%) Solaris
16 11 (0.52%) CentOS
17 10 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.47%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.43%) Debian
19 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (22.92%) ITIL
2 260 (12.29%) Business Analysis
3 225 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (8.70%) Project Management
5 170 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (6.24%) Service Management
7 123 (5.81%) Information Security
8 95 (4.49%) Change Management
9 91 (4.30%) Incident Management
10 89 (4.21%) Risk Management
10 89 (4.21%) SIEM
11 87 (4.11%) CRM
12 81 (3.83%) Service Delivery
12 81 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 75 (3.54%) SDLC
14 67 (3.17%) Asset Management
15 66 (3.12%) Process Improvement
16 64 (3.02%) Waterfall
17 61 (2.88%) Time Management
18 60 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 242 (11.44%) SQL
2 70 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 36 (1.70%) C#
4 27 (1.28%) Java
4 27 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 24 (1.13%) VBA
6 23 (1.09%) C
7 22 (1.04%) PHP
7 22 (1.04%) VBScript
8 21 (0.99%) Perl
9 17 (0.80%) VB
10 15 (0.71%) Python
11 12 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.28%) C++
14 4 (0.19%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.095%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.047%) ABAP
17 1 (0.047%) JCL
Qualifications
1 258 (12.19%) Degree
2 129 (6.10%) CISSP
3 109 (5.15%) CISM
4 102 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (4.16%) ISEB
6 56 (2.65%) MCP
7 55 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 53 (2.50%) CISA
9 44 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (1.56%) CCNA
11 30 (1.42%) CRISC
12 29 (1.37%) A+ Certification
12 29 (1.37%) CEH
13 27 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
13 27 (1.28%) MCSE
13 27 (1.28%) Security Cleared
13 27 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
14 22 (1.04%) MCSA
14 22 (1.04%) SANS
15 18 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 138 (6.52%) SLA
3 78 (3.69%) PCI DSS
4 53 (2.50%) QA
5 45 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.56%) PMO
7 27 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (1.23%) COBIT
9 19 (0.90%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.90%) ISO22301
10 16 (0.76%) MiFID
11 13 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 9 (0.43%) FATCA
12 9 (0.43%) GDPR
13 6 (0.28%) ISO27002
13 6 (0.28%) ISO27005
14 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.19%) BS25999
15 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 721 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 144 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 57 (2.69%) XenApp
5 21 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.71%) vSphere
7 14 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.24%) Snort
11 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.19%) XenServer
13 3 (0.14%) pfSense
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.095%) Docker
14 2 (0.095%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.095%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 95 (4.49%) SCCM
2 21 (0.99%) SCOM
3 18 (0.85%) WSUS
4 17 (0.80%) AirWatch
5 16 (0.76%) Nessus
6 15 (0.71%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.28%) QRadar
11 5 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.24%) DameWare
11 5 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.24%) OSSEC
12 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.14%) Nagios
12 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 722 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 241 (11.39%) VMware
3 158 (7.47%) Citrix
4 156 (7.37%) Cisco
5 82 (3.88%) Oracle
6 61 (2.88%) HP
7 54 (2.55%) Apple
8 48 (2.27%) SAP
9 41 (1.94%) Dell
10 34 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 30 (1.42%) ServiceNow
12 28 (1.32%) Bomgar
12 28 (1.32%) Intel Security
13 26 (1.23%) Google
14 25 (1.18%) Adobe
15 23 (1.09%) Symantec
16 21 (0.99%) Avaya
16 21 (0.99%) Veeam
17 20 (0.95%) IBM
18 19 (0.90%) Palo Alto
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23500 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Training + Progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Card Factory
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
I3
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £27500 per annum + Life, Health, Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Modis International
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday