The median annual salary for a IT Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Analyst
UK
Rank 266 246 218
Rank change year-on-year -20 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1002 1422 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.38% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.43% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1233 1341
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -23 946 £30,500 -12.85% 125
London -16 356 £40,000 -15.78% 24
South East +18 215 £29,000 -3.33% 40
Yorkshire -9 100 £27,500 +19.56% 15
North West -29 81 £31,000 +3.33% 12
City of London +39 77 £42,500 -19.04% 8
West Yorkshire +3 72 £27,500 +12.24% 11
Surrey +41 55 £27,750 -0.89% 8
East of England -8 55 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Leeds -8 50 £27,500 +17.02% 7
West Midlands -21 47 £30,316 -19.15% 13
Hampshire +34 44 £23,000 -14.81% 5
South West -7 44 £23,750 - 13
Buckinghamshire +24 43 £31,500 -3.07% 8
Manchester -23 41 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East Midlands +9 39 £21,000 -31.14% 1
Berkshire +9 28 £30,000 -36.17% 8
Scotland +5 25 £31,000 -30.33% 6
Oxfordshire +9 23 £29,000 +26.08% 7
Hertfordshire +7 20 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Derbyshire +19 19 £21,000 -30.00%
Edinburgh -12 19 £33,500 -24.71% 5
North Yorkshire +14 17 £35,000 +55.55% 3
Marlow +6 15 £33,000 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +6 15 £21,500 -9.47% 4
Reading +49 14 £26,000 -10.34% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £47,500 +13.77%
Birmingham -7 14 £30,000 -16.66% 5
Coventry +16 13 £31,750 -24.40% 4
Harrogate +12 13 £50,000 +150.00%

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 924 (42.76%) Windows
2 731 (33.83%) Active Directory
3 702 (32.48%) Microsoft
4 514 (23.79%) ITIL
4 514 (23.79%) Finance
5 496 (22.95%) MS Office
6 402 (18.60%) Windows 7
7 401 (18.56%) Windows Server
8 380 (17.58%) MS Excel
9 277 (12.82%) Business Analysis
10 262 (12.12%) Degree
11 254 (11.75%) SQL
12 252 (11.66%) Firewall
13 251 (11.61%) VMware
14 243 (11.24%) MS Exchange
15 236 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
16 234 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
17 230 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 194 (8.98%) Project Management
19 192 (8.88%) Office 365
19 192 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
20 183 (8.47%) Banking
21 171 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
22 158 (7.31%) Citrix
23 153 (7.08%) Retail
24 150 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
25 149 (6.89%) SLA
26 147 (6.80%) Cisco
27 146 (6.76%) CISSP
28 143 (6.62%) Windows 10

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 243 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 95 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 77 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (1.76%) IIS
6 37 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.46%) CMS
9 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.37%) SAS
11 7 (0.32%) Apache
12 6 (0.28%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.28%) Confluence
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.14%) WordPress
15 2 (0.093%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.093%) TYPO3
Applications
1 496 (22.95%) MS Office
2 380 (17.58%) MS Excel
3 57 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.20%) MS Project
6 10 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.69%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 7 (0.32%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) Eikon
6 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.14%) Fishtalk
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%) Q-Pulse
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 192 (8.88%) Office 365
2 33 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.53%) SaaS
3 27 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.74%) G Suite
6 8 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.28%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.093%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (0.093%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.093%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.093%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.046%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 252 (11.66%) Firewall
2 126 (5.83%) LAN
3 124 (5.74%) TCP/IP
4 112 (5.18%) WAN
5 111 (5.14%) DNS
6 102 (4.72%) DHCP
7 86 (3.98%) VPN
8 67 (3.10%) Internet
9 58 (2.68%) VoIP
10 56 (2.59%) Network Security
11 42 (1.94%) Wireless
12 35 (1.62%) SAN
13 32 (1.48%) VLAN
14 27 (1.25%) Skype
15 22 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.69%) IP Telephony
17 15 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (0.65%) FTP
19 13 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 19 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.56%) MySQL
7 12 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.42%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.28%) Big Data
12 6 (0.28%) MS Access
13 5 (0.23%) Power BI
13 5 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (1.53%) JIRA
2 17 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.28%) Selenium
5 3 (0.14%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.093%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.093%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.093%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.093%) FrontPage
6 2 (0.093%) NUnit
6 2 (0.093%) TestNG
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.046%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.046%) Toad
General
1 514 (23.79%) Finance
2 183 (8.47%) Banking
3 153 (7.08%) Retail
4 136 (6.29%) Legal
5 81 (3.75%) Law
6 72 (3.33%) Marketing
7 70 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.39%) Front Office
10 27 (1.25%) Private Banking
11 24 (1.11%) Advertising
12 21 (0.97%) Games
13 20 (0.93%) Publishing
14 19 (0.88%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.83%) French Language
16 16 (0.74%) Back Office
16 16 (0.74%) German Language
17 13 (0.60%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.51%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.48%) .NET
2 28 (1.30%) Web Services
3 21 (0.97%) HTML
3 21 (0.97%) XML
4 14 (0.65%) EDI
5 13 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 12 (0.56%) Software Packaging
7 11 (0.51%) CSS
8 8 (0.37%) Gherkin
8 8 (0.37%) LAMP
9 5 (0.23%) JSP
10 4 (0.19%) Middleware
10 4 (0.19%) XSLT
11 3 (0.14%) COM
11 3 (0.14%) jQuery
11 3 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.14%) XSD
12 2 (0.093%) Ajax
12 2 (0.093%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.093%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 61 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 55 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 49 (2.27%) iPad
6 47 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 38 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 37 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 35 (1.62%) iPhone
10 32 (1.48%) Online Banking
11 27 (1.25%) User Experience
12 20 (0.93%) EPoS
13 19 (0.88%) Fintech
14 18 (0.83%) Clustering
15 15 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.69%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.69%) Smartphone
16 13 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 13 (0.60%) NHS
16 13 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 924 (42.76%) Windows
2 402 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 401 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 230 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 192 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 143 (6.62%) Windows 10
7 103 (4.77%) Windows 8
8 86 (3.98%) Linux
9 81 (3.75%) Windows XP
10 70 (3.24%) Unix
11 60 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 34 (1.57%) Android
14 26 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.69%) Solaris
16 12 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
20 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (23.79%) ITIL
2 277 (12.82%) Business Analysis
3 234 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (8.98%) Project Management
5 171 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 141 (6.52%) Service Management
7 130 (6.02%) Information Security
8 113 (5.23%) Change Management
9 93 (4.30%) SIEM
10 91 (4.21%) Risk Management
11 90 (4.16%) Incident Management
12 88 (4.07%) Service Delivery
13 84 (3.89%) CRM
14 78 (3.61%) Process Improvement
15 73 (3.38%) Waterfall
16 71 (3.29%) Asset Management
16 71 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 69 (3.19%) SDLC
18 64 (2.96%) Time Management
19 61 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 254 (11.75%) SQL
2 65 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 37 (1.71%) Java
4 33 (1.53%) C#
5 29 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 24 (1.11%) PHP
7 23 (1.06%) Perl
8 22 (1.02%) VB
9 21 (0.97%) VBScript
10 20 (0.93%) C
10 20 (0.93%) VBA
11 19 (0.88%) Python
12 8 (0.37%) C++
13 7 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.23%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.093%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.093%) JCL
Qualifications
1 262 (12.12%) Degree
2 146 (6.76%) CISSP
3 114 (5.28%) CISM
4 95 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (3.56%) ISEB
6 60 (2.78%) CISA
7 55 (2.55%) MCP
8 50 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 41 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (1.85%) CEH
11 33 (1.53%) CCNA
12 30 (1.39%) MCSE
12 30 (1.39%) Security Cleared
13 29 (1.34%) CRISC
14 27 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
14 27 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
15 24 (1.11%) MCSA
16 22 (1.02%) SANS
16 22 (1.02%) SSCP
17 21 (0.97%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.89%) SLA
2 141 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (3.29%) PCI DSS
4 52 (2.41%) QA
5 42 (1.94%) COBIT
6 38 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 37 (1.71%) PMO
8 23 (1.06%) ISO22301
9 20 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.83%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.65%) MiFID
12 13 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.46%) ISO27002
13 10 (0.46%) ISO27005
14 9 (0.42%) FATCA
15 4 (0.19%) Basel II
15 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.19%) GDPR
16 3 (0.14%) BS25999
16 3 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 731 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 150 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 50 (2.31%) XenApp
5 20 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.69%) vSphere
6 15 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.19%) XenServer
12 2 (0.093%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.093%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.093%) Snort
12 2 (0.093%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.046%) Samba
Systems Management
1 83 (3.84%) SCCM
2 21 (0.97%) SCOM
3 17 (0.79%) AirWatch
4 15 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.46%) Nessus
6 10 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.42%) WSUS
8 7 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 7 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.28%) DameWare
9 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.14%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.14%) RSA Security Analytics
11 3 (0.14%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.093%) Nagios
12 2 (0.093%) Nmap
Vendors
1 702 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 251 (11.61%) VMware
3 158 (7.31%) Citrix
4 147 (6.80%) Cisco
5 85 (3.93%) Oracle
6 65 (3.01%) HP
7 60 (2.78%) Apple
8 43 (1.99%) SAP
9 42 (1.94%) Dell
10 31 (1.43%) Intel Security
11 30 (1.39%) Bomgar
11 30 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 30 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 26 (1.20%) Adobe
13 25 (1.16%) Avaya
13 25 (1.16%) Google
14 23 (1.06%) Bloomberg
15 22 (1.02%) Veeam
16 21 (0.97%) Sophos
17 20 (0.93%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
St Giles International
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: 2 days ago