Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 271 245
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2,117 2,207 2,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.28% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.33% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,824 1,923 2,562
UK median annual salary £32,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.77% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 165,831 165,633 192,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,881 136,379 162,038
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 18 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 June 2018. 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 -4 1,978 £32,500 - 190
UK excluding London +22 1,382 £30,000 +3.45% 134
London -36 698 £36,500 -8.75% 66
South East +8 451 £30,000 +7.14% 33
North of England -12 336 £36,500 +29.20% 34
Midlands +37 258 £27,500 -4.83% 24
West Midlands +46 169 £28,500 -3.39% 13
North West +17 169 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Yorkshire -15 154 £35,000 +27.27% 9
South West +41 135 £23,000 -14.81% 16
East of England -3 120 £31,500 +5.00% 17
East Midlands 0 89 £25,000 -10.71% 11
Scotland -27 59 £34,000 +1.49% 6
Wales +52 51 £29,000 +3.57% 1
North East -30 13 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Northern Ireland +13 7 £20,000 -32.77% 1
Channel Islands -5 3 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £32,500 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 866 (40.91%) Windows
2 703 (33.21%) Microsoft
3 665 (31.41%) Active Directory
4 508 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
5 412 (19.46%) Finance
6 382 (18.04%) ITIL
7 348 (16.44%) Windows Server
8 347 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
9 341 (16.11%) Office 365
10 325 (15.35%) Windows 7
11 318 (15.02%) SQL
12 264 (12.47%) Windows 10
13 260 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
14 249 (11.76%) Business Analysis
15 209 (9.87%) Firewall
16 208 (9.83%) VMware
17 195 (9.21%) Degree
18 187 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
19 184 (8.69%) MS Exchange
20 167 (7.89%) Citrix
21 157 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
22 156 (7.37%) Information Security
23 150 (7.09%) SQL Server
24 145 (6.85%) Project Management
25 135 (6.38%) SLA
25 135 (6.38%) Management Information System
25 135 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
26 132 (6.24%) Cisco
26 132 (6.24%) TCP/IP
27 128 (6.05%) Service Management

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
1 184 (8.69%) MS Exchange
2 101 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.21%) IIS
4 42 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 28 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.47%) CMS
9 9 (0.43%) Alfresco
9 9 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.28%) WordPress
12 5 (0.24%) Apache
12 5 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.24%) Confluence
12 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 508 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.24%) Mingle
9 2 (0.094%) CATIA
9 2 (0.094%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.094%) Windchill
10 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.28%) Eikon
6 6 (0.28%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.19%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.14%) Magento
9 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.14%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 341 (16.11%) Office 365
2 46 (2.17%) SaaS
3 42 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (1.13%) Mimecast
6 13 (0.61%) IaaS
7 11 (0.52%) PaaS
8 10 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.38%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.14%) G Suite
10 3 (0.14%) GitHub
10 3 (0.14%) Route 53
10 3 (0.14%) Veeva
11 2 (0.094%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.094%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 209 (9.87%) Firewall
2 132 (6.24%) TCP/IP
3 127 (6.00%) LAN
4 105 (4.96%) DNS
5 101 (4.77%) WAN
6 100 (4.72%) VPN
7 71 (3.35%) DHCP
8 47 (2.22%) Network Security
9 41 (1.94%) VoIP
10 38 (1.79%) Skype
11 35 (1.65%) SAN
12 34 (1.61%) Internet
13 30 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (1.23%) Wireless
15 21 (0.99%) HTTP
15 21 (0.99%) IPsec
15 21 (0.99%) SSL
15 21 (0.99%) VLAN
16 20 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 28 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (0.76%) Blockchain
6 15 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.47%) Big Data
10 10 (0.47%) MySQL
11 8 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.24%) EDMS
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.19%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.14%) GIS
15 3 (0.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (1.18%) JIRA
2 16 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.52%) Selenium
4 8 (0.38%) JMeter
5 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.19%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.19%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.14%) FrontPage
7 3 (0.14%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.094%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.094%) Sahi
9 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.047%) Grunt
9 1 (0.047%) Redmine
General
1 412 (19.46%) Finance
2 120 (5.67%) Legal
3 110 (5.20%) Retail
4 101 (4.77%) Law
5 88 (4.16%) Banking
6 61 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.70%) Games
8 35 (1.65%) Marketing
9 31 (1.46%) Advertising
10 27 (1.28%) Publishing
11 26 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 25 (1.18%) Front Office
13 17 (0.80%) Back Office
13 17 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.71%) French Language
15 14 (0.66%) German Language
16 13 (0.61%) Billing
17 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.47%) Automotive
19 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.41%) .NET
2 24 (1.13%) HTML
3 21 (0.99%) Web Services
4 20 (0.94%) Middleware
5 18 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.71%) XML
7 13 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (0.57%) EDI
8 12 (0.57%) REST
9 11 (0.52%) CSS
10 6 (0.28%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.28%) SOAP
11 5 (0.24%) LDAP
12 4 (0.19%) JSON
13 3 (0.14%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.14%) HTML5
13 3 (0.14%) Mason
13 3 (0.14%) Spring Boot
13 3 (0.14%) WSH
14 2 (0.094%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 72 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 61 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 56 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 39 (1.84%) Smartphone
8 38 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 38 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.94%) iPad
10 20 (0.94%) iPhone
11 18 (0.85%) EPoS
11 18 (0.85%) Fintech
11 18 (0.85%) User Experience
12 15 (0.71%) NHS
13 13 (0.61%) Derivative
13 13 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.57%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 866 (40.91%) Windows
2 348 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 325 (15.35%) Windows 7
4 264 (12.47%) Windows 10
5 157 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (4.25%) Linux
8 65 (3.07%) Windows 8
9 40 (1.89%) Unix
10 38 (1.79%) Android
11 34 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 31 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 26 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.61%) Solaris
17 7 (0.33%) CentOS
17 7 (0.33%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (18.04%) ITIL
2 347 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
3 260 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 156 (7.37%) Information Security
6 145 (6.85%) Project Management
7 128 (6.05%) Service Management
8 121 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (5.53%) Change Management
10 112 (5.29%) Incident Management
11 101 (4.77%) CRM
11 101 (4.77%) SDLC
12 96 (4.53%) SIEM
13 90 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 82 (3.87%) PRINCE2
15 78 (3.68%) User Stories
16 75 (3.54%) Cybersecurity
17 71 (3.35%) Risk Management
18 70 (3.31%) Time Management
19 67 (3.16%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 318 (15.02%) SQL
2 64 (3.02%) PowerShell
3 50 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 42 (1.98%) C#
5 30 (1.42%) C
6 22 (1.04%) Java
7 16 (0.76%) Python
8 14 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.61%) VBA
10 8 (0.38%) Perl
10 8 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.38%) VB
11 7 (0.33%) C++
11 7 (0.33%) RPG
12 6 (0.28%) VBScript
13 5 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.14%) PHP
15 2 (0.094%) RPG IV
16 1 (0.047%) R
Qualifications
1 195 (9.21%) Degree
2 104 (4.91%) CISSP
3 66 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (2.79%) CISM
5 56 (2.65%) ISEB
6 44 (2.08%) MCP
7 42 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 40 (1.89%) Security Cleared
9 33 (1.56%) CEH
9 33 (1.56%) CISA
9 33 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 32 (1.51%) A+ Certification
10 32 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 31 (1.46%) CCNA
12 27 (1.28%) MCSA
13 26 (1.23%) MCSE
14 15 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.61%) CRISC
15 13 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.38%) SLA
2 109 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (2.69%) QA
4 48 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 47 (2.22%) PMO
6 37 (1.75%) GDPR
7 31 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (1.18%) COBIT
9 17 (0.80%) MiFID
10 11 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.24%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.24%) PSD2
14 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.14%) GxP
16 2 (0.094%) JSP 440
System Software
1 665 (31.41%) Active Directory
2 122 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.13%) XenApp
5 13 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.57%) vSphere
7 9 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.33%) Snort
9 7 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.28%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.14%) Firmware
11 3 (0.14%) pfSense
12 1 (0.047%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.047%) KVM
12 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 104 (4.91%) SCCM
2 35 (1.65%) SCOM
3 17 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.57%) DameWare
5 10 (0.47%) RSA enVision
6 9 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.38%) FortiGate
8 7 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (0.33%) Nessus
8 7 (0.33%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.24%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.19%) Snorby
10 4 (0.19%) Suricata
10 4 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.14%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 703 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 208 (9.83%) VMware
3 167 (7.89%) Citrix
4 132 (6.24%) Cisco
5 105 (4.96%) Oracle
6 67 (3.16%) SAP
7 59 (2.79%) ServiceNow
8 50 (2.36%) Apple
9 43 (2.03%) HP
10 42 (1.98%) Adobe
10 42 (1.98%) SolarWinds
11 37 (1.75%) Remedy
12 33 (1.56%) iManage
13 30 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
14 28 (1.32%) IBM
15 27 (1.28%) Avaya
16 25 (1.18%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.09%) Splunk
18 22 (1.04%) Ivanti
19 19 (0.90%) Red Hat