Period
to 19 January 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 236 259
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1,581 2,246 2,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.49% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.55% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,395 1,908 1,897
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,625 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -13.85% +8.33% -1.64%

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 118,968 144,526 167,499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.93% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 95,139 115,564 136,041
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 16 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 January 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 -29 1,458 £30,000 -14.29% 324
UK excluding London -12 900 £28,000 -13.85% 277
London -12 631 £35,000 -7.89% 77
South East +2 307 £27,500 -15.38% 84
North of England -39 213 £27,250 -31.88% 60
Midlands +34 156 £30,000 -3.23% 40
Yorkshire +70 100 £27,000 -10.00% 19
West Midlands +23 95 £30,000 -3.23% 22
North West -78 86 £29,088 -35.36% 33
South West -50 83 £27,250 +4.81% 36
East of England +29 69 £33,250 +10.83% 27
East Midlands +12 61 £27,500 -9.84% 18
Scotland +61 54 £31,750 +27.00% 14
North East +5 27 £27,000 +14.89% 8
Wales -34 13 £23,750 -8.65% 13
Northern Ireland +6 6 £25,000 -44.44% 3

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 783 (49.53%) Windows
2 651 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 550 (34.79%) Microsoft
4 507 (32.07%) Office 365
5 357 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
6 308 (19.48%) ITIL
6 308 (19.48%) Windows 10
7 304 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 304 (19.23%) Finance
8 228 (14.42%) VMware
9 216 (13.66%) Windows 7
10 210 (13.28%) MS Exchange
11 192 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
12 176 (11.13%) SQL
13 168 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
14 155 (9.80%) Firewall
15 140 (8.86%) Citrix
16 135 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
17 134 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 132 (8.35%) Information Security
19 131 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 130 (8.22%) Degree
21 129 (8.16%) Azure
22 128 (8.10%) LAN
23 117 (7.40%) WAN
24 114 (7.21%) Business Analysis
25 113 (7.15%) Microsoft Excel
26 112 (7.08%) SQL Server
27 102 (6.45%) SLA
27 102 (6.45%) DNS

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
1 210 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 68 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 43 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.08%) Confluence
7 12 (0.76%) IIS
8 7 (0.44%) CMS
8 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.38%) Alfresco
9 6 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.19%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.13%) Apache
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) Liferay
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.063%) JBoss
13 1 (0.063%) Tomcat
Applications
1 357 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (7.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.19%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.063%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) InDesign
9 1 (0.063%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.063%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.063%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.063%) Revit
9 1 (0.063%) SPSS
9 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.063%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.063%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.063%) Maximo
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 507 (32.07%) Office 365
2 129 (8.16%) Azure
3 37 (2.34%) AWS
4 28 (1.77%) SaaS
5 12 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 11 (0.70%) OneDrive
7 10 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.63%) G Suite
7 10 (0.63%) Power Platform
8 8 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.38%) Datadog
10 4 (0.25%) Asana
10 4 (0.25%) Serverless
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.19%) Smartsheet
12 2 (0.13%) Boomi
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 155 (9.80%) Firewall
2 128 (8.10%) LAN
3 117 (7.40%) WAN
4 102 (6.45%) DNS
5 96 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 86 (5.44%) DHCP
7 69 (4.36%) VPN
8 57 (3.61%) VoIP
9 49 (3.10%) Skype
10 42 (2.66%) SAN
11 38 (2.40%) Network Security
12 35 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
12 35 (2.21%) Wireless
13 33 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (1.52%) Internet
14 24 (1.52%) Intranet
15 19 (1.20%) NAS
16 16 (1.01%) VLAN
17 14 (0.89%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.57%) Power BI
4 7 (0.44%) MySQL
4 7 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.19%) Big Data
8 3 (0.19%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.19%) MS Access
8 3 (0.19%) mvBase
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.19%) UniData
9 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.13%) DB2
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 34 (2.15%) JIRA
2 6 (0.38%) Selenium
2 6 (0.38%) SpecFlow
2 6 (0.38%) TestRail
2 6 (0.38%) WebDriver
3 5 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.25%) Redmine
5 3 (0.19%) Balsamiq
5 3 (0.19%) Subversion
6 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.063%) Ant
7 1 (0.063%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.063%) Maven
General
1 304 (19.23%) Finance
2 90 (5.69%) Law
3 82 (5.19%) Legal
4 62 (3.92%) Banking
5 57 (3.61%) Retail
6 41 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.15%) Marketing
9 15 (0.95%) Advertising
10 13 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.70%) French Language
11 11 (0.70%) Housing Association
11 11 (0.70%) Publishing
12 10 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.63%) Public Sector
13 9 (0.57%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.44%) Social Housing
15 6 (0.38%) Automotive
15 6 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.39%) .NET
2 14 (0.89%) XML
3 12 (0.76%) Web Services
4 9 (0.57%) HTML
5 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.38%) CSS
6 6 (0.38%) Gherkin
6 6 (0.38%) Sensu
7 5 (0.32%) COM
7 5 (0.32%) JSON
7 5 (0.32%) REST
8 4 (0.25%) EDI
9 3 (0.19%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.19%) JSP
9 3 (0.19%) WCF
10 2 (0.13%) JSR 168
10 2 (0.13%) JSTL
10 2 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (2.47%) Smartphone
5 38 (2.40%) iPhone
5 38 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 33 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 32 (2.02%) Driving Licence
8 26 (1.64%) User Experience
9 20 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 12 (0.76%) FMCG
12 11 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.70%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.57%) iPad
13 9 (0.57%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 783 (49.53%) Windows
2 308 (19.48%) Windows 10
3 304 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 216 (13.66%) Windows 7
5 131 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (5.00%) Android
8 66 (4.17%) Linux
9 55 (3.48%) Apple iOS
10 38 (2.40%) Unix
11 36 (2.28%) Windows 8
12 31 (1.96%) Mac OS
13 16 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.25%) AIX
18 3 (0.19%) HPUX
19 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (19.48%) ITIL
2 192 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
3 168 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (8.35%) Information Security
5 114 (7.21%) Business Analysis
6 100 (6.33%) Incident Management
7 92 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
8 91 (5.76%) Project Management
9 82 (5.19%) SDLC
10 75 (4.74%) Service Management
11 73 (4.62%) Change Management
12 69 (4.36%) SIEM
13 67 (4.24%) CRM
14 60 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 59 (3.73%) Vulnerability Management
16 52 (3.29%) ITSM
17 50 (3.16%) Service Delivery
17 50 (3.16%) Time Management
18 47 (2.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 176 (11.13%) SQL
2 43 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 23 (1.45%) C#
3 23 (1.45%) Python
4 15 (0.95%) Java
5 12 (0.76%) VBA
6 11 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.63%) VB
8 9 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.38%) Perl
10 4 (0.25%) C
11 3 (0.19%) Lingo
11 3 (0.19%) PHP
11 3 (0.19%) UniBasic
12 2 (0.13%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.063%) C++
13 1 (0.063%) R
13 1 (0.063%) Scala
13 1 (0.063%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (8.22%) Degree
2 91 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.48%) CISSP
4 53 (3.35%) MCSE
5 45 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (2.34%) CCNA
7 35 (2.21%) MCSA
8 27 (1.71%) MCP
9 25 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.39%) CISM
11 20 (1.27%) CEH
12 12 (0.76%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.70%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.70%) Security Cleared
14 10 (0.63%) CISA
14 10 (0.63%) CRISC
14 10 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.57%) GIAC
15 9 (0.57%) MCITP
16 8 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.45%) SLA
2 57 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.15%) GDPR
4 26 (1.64%) NIST
5 25 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 20 (1.27%) QA
7 16 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.89%) COBIT
9 13 (0.82%) PMO
10 11 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.13%) GAMP
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.063%) ITGC
System Software
1 651 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 134 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.39%) XenApp
5 20 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.63%) vSphere
9 8 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.38%) Docker
12 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.13%) Postfix
16 1 (0.063%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.063%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 83 (5.25%) SCCM
2 24 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (0.89%) WSUS
4 13 (0.82%) Nagios
5 9 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.57%) SCOM
6 8 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (0.44%) Automic
8 6 (0.38%) Grafana
9 5 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.32%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.25%) Nessus
11 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.13%) Ansible
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.13%) Puppet
12 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 550 (34.79%) Microsoft
2 228 (14.42%) VMware
3 140 (8.86%) Citrix
4 93 (5.88%) Cisco
5 70 (4.43%) Apple
6 44 (2.78%) Oracle
7 38 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 34 (2.15%) SAP
9 30 (1.90%) iManage
10 23 (1.45%) Adobe
11 19 (1.20%) Splunk
12 18 (1.14%) HP
13 16 (1.01%) Mitel
14 15 (0.95%) Palo Alto
15 14 (0.89%) IBM
15 14 (0.89%) ShoreTel
16 13 (0.82%) Veeam
17 12 (0.76%) Symantec
18 11 (0.70%) Juniper
18 11 (0.70%) Salesforce.com