Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 247 235
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2,231 2,600 2,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.47% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.53% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,900 2,067 2,610
UK median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% - -
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 September 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 September 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 -11 2,103 £32,500 -7.14% 207
UK excluding London +17 1,412 £30,000 - 167
London -51 787 £38,500 -9.41% 58
South East +5 450 £30,000 +9.09% 41
North of England +33 367 £32,500 +8.33% 28
North West +83 238 £35,000 +16.67% 12
Midlands +14 237 £28,000 -6.67% 33
South West +39 148 £25,000 -19.35% 28
West Midlands +16 146 £31,000 +3.33% 22
East of England -7 128 £30,000 -7.69% 19
Yorkshire -58 106 £30,000 - 13
East Midlands +14 91 £25,000 -16.67% 11
Wales +45 58 £27,500 +12.24% 4
Scotland -12 47 £32,250 -25.43% 12
North East -12 23 £23,250 -15.45% 3
Northern Ireland +9 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Channel Islands -8 5 £29,500 -9.23%
Isle of Man - 1 £32,500 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 890 (39.89%) Windows
2 699 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 682 (30.57%) Active Directory
4 479 (21.47%) Microsoft Office
5 451 (20.22%) Finance
6 413 (18.51%) ITIL
7 366 (16.41%) Office 365
8 359 (16.09%) Windows 7
9 349 (15.64%) Windows Server
10 343 (15.37%) Windows 10
11 330 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
12 307 (13.76%) SQL
13 267 (11.97%) VMware
14 260 (11.65%) Business Analysis
15 249 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
16 225 (10.09%) Degree
17 210 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
18 209 (9.37%) Firewall
19 200 (8.96%) MS Exchange
20 187 (8.38%) Information Security
21 183 (8.20%) Cisco
22 176 (7.89%) Citrix
23 175 (7.84%) Legal
24 174 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
25 173 (7.75%) Project Management
26 171 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
27 164 (7.35%) Management Information System
28 161 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
29 158 (7.08%) Service Management
30 157 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

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
1 200 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 123 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 32 (1.43%) IIS
6 30 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.54%) Alfresco
9 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.22%) Apache
11 5 (0.22%) CMS
11 5 (0.22%) Confluence
11 5 (0.22%) JBoss
11 5 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.090%) EPiServer
Applications
1 479 (21.47%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 90 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.45%) Mingle
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.090%) CATIA
8 2 (0.090%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.045%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 14 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.36%) TrackWise
4 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.18%) Epicor Tropos
7 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.18%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.18%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.13%) Magento
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.13%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 366 (16.41%) Office 365
2 54 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.15%) SaaS
4 25 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.90%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.36%) G Suite
8 7 (0.31%) IaaS
8 7 (0.31%) Veeva
9 5 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.22%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.18%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.090%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.045%) Asana
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.045%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.045%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.045%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 209 (9.37%) Firewall
2 120 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 112 (5.02%) LAN
4 107 (4.80%) DNS
5 94 (4.21%) WAN
6 92 (4.12%) Network Security
7 89 (3.99%) VPN
8 68 (3.05%) DHCP
9 62 (2.78%) VoIP
10 61 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
11 38 (1.70%) Skype
12 37 (1.66%) Internet
13 25 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (1.12%) IPsec
13 25 (1.12%) SAN
14 23 (1.03%) SSL
15 22 (0.99%) Wireless
16 21 (0.94%) VLAN
17 18 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 22 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
4 18 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (0.45%) Power BI
6 10 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.36%) MySQL
8 6 (0.27%) Big Data
8 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.22%) EDMS
9 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.13%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (0.90%) JIRA
2 19 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.72%) Selenium
4 10 (0.45%) JMeter
5 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.13%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.13%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.090%) Ant
8 2 (0.090%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.090%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.090%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.090%) Maven
8 2 (0.090%) Subversion
8 2 (0.090%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.045%) LSMW
9 1 (0.045%) Redmine
9 1 (0.045%) Sahi
General
1 451 (20.22%) Finance
2 175 (7.84%) Legal
3 136 (6.10%) Retail
4 118 (5.29%) Law
5 102 (4.57%) Banking
6 58 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.88%) Marketing
8 37 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.34%) Games
10 28 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 22 (0.99%) Front Office
12 21 (0.94%) Publishing
13 20 (0.90%) Advertising
14 18 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.63%) Automotive
15 14 (0.63%) Back Office
16 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.49%) French Language
17 9 (0.40%) German Language
18 8 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.15%) .NET
2 28 (1.26%) HTML
3 19 (0.85%) Middleware
4 16 (0.72%) XML
5 11 (0.49%) LDAP
5 11 (0.49%) Web Services
6 10 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.45%) CSS
7 7 (0.31%) 802.1X
7 7 (0.31%) EDI
8 6 (0.27%) REST
9 5 (0.22%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.22%) JSON
9 5 (0.22%) SOAP
10 4 (0.18%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.18%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.18%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.18%) WPF
11 3 (0.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 210 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 91 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 43 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 41 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
8 38 (1.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 36 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.48%) Smartphone
11 28 (1.26%) Fintech
12 22 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.81%) Derivative
13 18 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (0.81%) User Experience
14 17 (0.76%) iPhone
15 16 (0.72%) NHS
16 12 (0.54%) Cyberattack
16 12 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
17 11 (0.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 890 (39.89%) Windows
2 359 (16.09%) Windows 7
3 349 (15.64%) Windows Server
4 343 (15.37%) Windows 10
5 171 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (6.05%) Linux
7 122 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (3.94%) Windows 8
9 38 (1.70%) Android
10 36 (1.61%) Unix
11 29 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 20 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
19 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (18.51%) ITIL
2 330 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
3 260 (11.65%) Business Analysis
4 249 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (8.38%) Information Security
6 173 (7.75%) Project Management
7 161 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 158 (7.08%) Service Management
9 118 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 117 (5.24%) Change Management
11 115 (5.15%) SIEM
12 106 (4.75%) Mentoring
13 92 (4.12%) Process Improvement
14 90 (4.03%) Risk Management
14 90 (4.03%) Time Management
15 89 (3.99%) ITSM
16 87 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 87 (3.90%) PRINCE2
17 74 (3.32%) CRM
17 74 (3.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 307 (13.76%) SQL
2 46 (2.06%) JavaScript
2 46 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 34 (1.52%) C#
4 29 (1.30%) C
5 21 (0.94%) Java
6 18 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 17 (0.76%) VBA
8 11 (0.49%) Python
9 10 (0.45%) Perl
10 9 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.22%) C++
11 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.22%) VB
12 4 (0.18%) PHP
12 4 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.090%) Groovy
13 2 (0.090%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.045%) ABAP
14 1 (0.045%) RPG
Qualifications
1 225 (10.09%) Degree
2 130 (5.83%) CISSP
3 96 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (2.51%) MCSE
6 49 (2.20%) ISEB
6 49 (2.20%) MCP
7 48 (2.15%) CEH
8 45 (2.02%) SANS
9 44 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 41 (1.84%) CREST Certified
10 41 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 41 (1.84%) MCSA
11 40 (1.79%) CISM
12 39 (1.75%) CISA
13 37 (1.66%) CCNA
13 37 (1.66%) Security Cleared
14 28 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 25 (1.12%) CRISC
16 23 (1.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (6.10%) SLA
3 79 (3.54%) GDPR
4 74 (3.32%) PCI DSS
5 71 (3.18%) QA
6 56 (2.51%) PMO
7 37 (1.66%) COBIT
8 31 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.45%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 8 (0.36%) GxP
12 7 (0.31%) PSD2
13 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.18%) MiFID
14 3 (0.13%) GPG13
14 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.090%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 682 (30.57%) Active Directory
2 174 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.26%) XenApp
5 25 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.49%) vSphere
8 8 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.18%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.13%) Docker
12 3 (0.13%) Snort
13 1 (0.045%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.045%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 90 (4.03%) SCCM
2 21 (0.94%) SCOM
3 16 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 10 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.27%) Nagios
8 6 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.22%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 5 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.18%) Nessus
11 3 (0.13%) Control-M
11 3 (0.13%) DameWare
11 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.13%) Snorby
11 3 (0.13%) Suricata
Vendors
1 699 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 267 (11.97%) VMware
3 183 (8.20%) Cisco
4 176 (7.89%) Citrix
5 77 (3.45%) Oracle
6 73 (3.27%) SAP
7 52 (2.33%) Apple
8 50 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 36 (1.61%) Avaya
10 35 (1.57%) SolarWinds
11 31 (1.39%) Symantec
12 30 (1.34%) IBM
12 30 (1.34%) iManage
12 30 (1.34%) Remedy
13 29 (1.30%) HP
14 27 (1.21%) CheckPoint
15 26 (1.17%) Adobe
15 26 (1.17%) NetApp
16 25 (1.12%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.99%) Salesforce.com