Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 232 256
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2516 2847 2839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.50% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.56% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2546 2543
UK median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £19,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +12.28% -3.39%

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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -17 2386 £35,000 - 93
UK excluding London -31 1353 £30,000 -6.25% 68
London +18 1124 £43,000 -4.44% 30
South East +5 437 £27,500 -14.06% 22
North of England -60 337 £30,000 +9.09% 18
Midlands +9 216 £27,500 -19.77% 9
Yorkshire -59 190 £29,000 +7.41% 5
East of England -40 151 £31,500 -21.25% 9
West Midlands -6 143 £28,500 -13.64% 4
North West -19 134 £30,000 - 13
South West -18 120 £27,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +48 73 £25,000 -31.03% 5
Scotland -37 63 £41,500 -6.74% 5
Wales +16 22 £24,000 -7.69%
North East +12 13 £27,500 -
Channel Islands +4 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -27 4 £30,000 +5.26%
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 967 (38.43%) Windows
2 764 (30.37%) Finance
3 754 (29.97%) Active Directory
4 704 (27.98%) Microsoft
5 526 (20.91%) ITIL
6 496 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
7 444 (17.65%) Banking
8 438 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
9 393 (15.62%) Asset Management
10 390 (15.50%) Degree
11 381 (15.14%) Business Analysis
12 369 (14.67%) SQL
13 345 (13.71%) Windows Server
14 326 (12.96%) Investment Banking
15 324 (12.88%) Wealth Management
16 316 (12.56%) Project Management
17 308 (12.24%) Windows 7
18 307 (12.20%) VMware
19 296 (11.76%) Retail Banking
20 292 (11.61%) Office 365
21 283 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
22 269 (10.69%) MS Exchange
23 234 (9.30%) Firewall
24 215 (8.55%) Information Security
25 202 (8.03%) Legal
26 191 (7.59%) SDLC
27 181 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
28 180 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
29 179 (7.11%) Citrix
30 172 (6.84%) 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
1 269 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 121 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 115 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 73 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 44 (1.75%) IIS
6 34 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.72%) IBM Domino
10 16 (0.64%) Confluence
11 14 (0.56%) CMS
12 11 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.20%) Apache
15 3 (0.12%) Moodle
15 3 (0.12%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.12%) WordPress
16 2 (0.079%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.079%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 438 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
2 150 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.079%) Maya
10 2 (0.079%) Revit
11 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.040%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 68 (2.70%) ION MarketView
2 21 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.56%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 10 (0.40%) Eikon
4 10 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.32%) SAP Retail
7 7 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.12%) BPCS
10 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 292 (11.61%) Office 365
2 108 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.23%) Mimecast
5 24 (0.95%) SaaS
6 15 (0.60%) IaaS
7 9 (0.36%) G Suite
7 9 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.24%) Force.com
9 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.24%) PaaS
10 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.079%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.079%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.079%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.079%) Yammer
12 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.040%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 234 (9.30%) Firewall
2 171 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 156 (6.20%) LAN
4 149 (5.92%) DNS
5 126 (5.01%) WAN
6 122 (4.85%) DHCP
7 121 (4.81%) VPN
8 71 (2.82%) VoIP
9 62 (2.46%) Internet
9 62 (2.46%) Skype
10 56 (2.23%) Wireless
11 53 (2.11%) Network Security
12 41 (1.63%) SAN
13 34 (1.35%) VLAN
14 32 (1.27%) SSL
15 26 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (0.76%) Unified Communications
18 17 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 25 (0.99%) Big Data
3 24 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 18 (0.72%) MS Access
6 17 (0.68%) OLAP
6 17 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
7 16 (0.64%) MySQL
8 15 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.16%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.16%) Power BI
15 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (2.07%) JIRA
2 11 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.32%) Selenium
4 7 (0.28%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.12%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.079%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.079%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.079%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.079%) NUnit
6 2 (0.079%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.040%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.040%) JMeter
7 1 (0.040%) MSI
7 1 (0.040%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.040%) Subversion
7 1 (0.040%) TestDirector
General
1 764 (30.37%) Finance
2 444 (17.65%) Banking
3 326 (12.96%) Investment Banking
4 296 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 202 (8.03%) Legal
6 136 (5.41%) Retail
7 97 (3.86%) Front Office
8 70 (2.78%) Law
9 68 (2.70%) Telecoms
10 43 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.51%) Advertising
12 34 (1.35%) Games
13 32 (1.27%) Marketing
14 23 (0.91%) Back Office
15 15 (0.60%) International Banking
16 14 (0.56%) Publishing
17 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
19 9 (0.36%) French Language
19 9 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (0.76%) Web Services
2 18 (0.72%) .NET
3 16 (0.64%) HTML
3 16 (0.64%) XML
4 10 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 8 (0.32%) LAMP
7 7 (0.28%) 802.1X
7 7 (0.28%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.24%) HTML5
8 6 (0.24%) SOAP
9 4 (0.16%) Ajax
9 4 (0.16%) jQuery
9 4 (0.16%) Middleware
9 4 (0.16%) REST
9 4 (0.16%) Silverlight
9 4 (0.16%) WCF
10 3 (0.12%) COM
10 3 (0.12%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 496 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 83 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 65 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 56 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 54 (2.15%) Virtual Team
8 53 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 48 (1.91%) Reference Data
10 43 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
11 39 (1.55%) Smartphone
12 36 (1.43%) iPad
13 35 (1.39%) iPhone
14 33 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (1.15%) User Experience
16 27 (1.07%) Equities
17 26 (1.03%) Hedge funds
18 25 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
19 19 (0.76%) Fixed Income
20 18 (0.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 967 (38.43%) Windows
2 345 (13.71%) Windows Server
3 308 (12.24%) Windows 7
4 180 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 165 (6.56%) Linux
6 160 (6.36%) Windows 10
7 129 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 123 (4.89%) Unix
9 122 (4.85%) Windows 8
10 46 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 44 (1.75%) Android
13 42 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 23 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.36%) CentOS
18 8 (0.32%) Debian
19 6 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (20.91%) ITIL
2 393 (15.62%) Asset Management
3 381 (15.14%) Business Analysis
4 324 (12.88%) Wealth Management
5 316 (12.56%) Project Management
6 283 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (8.55%) Information Security
8 191 (7.59%) SDLC
9 171 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 120 (4.77%) SIEM
11 117 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
11 117 (4.65%) Process Improvement
12 113 (4.49%) Programme Management
12 113 (4.49%) Risk Management
13 105 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 102 (4.05%) CRM
15 98 (3.90%) Service Management
16 92 (3.66%) Change Management
16 92 (3.66%) Service Delivery
17 90 (3.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 369 (14.67%) SQL
2 68 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 50 (1.99%) Java
4 29 (1.15%) Perl
5 28 (1.11%) Python
6 24 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 23 (0.91%) C
8 20 (0.79%) C++
8 20 (0.79%) VBA
9 19 (0.76%) C#
9 19 (0.76%) R
10 17 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.56%) JavaScript
12 9 (0.36%) VB
13 7 (0.28%) VBScript
14 6 (0.24%) PHP
15 4 (0.16%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.079%) Delphi
16 2 (0.079%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.040%) RPG
Qualifications
1 390 (15.50%) Degree
2 166 (6.60%) CISSP
3 100 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (3.54%) CISM
5 83 (3.30%) ISEB
6 66 (2.62%) MCSE
7 64 (2.54%) MCP
8 62 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (2.23%) CCNA
10 50 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
11 48 (1.91%) CISA
12 45 (1.79%) MCSA
13 40 (1.59%) A+ Certification
14 39 (1.55%) Security Cleared
15 33 (1.31%) CRISC
15 33 (1.31%) SC Cleared
16 32 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (0.72%) CCNP
17 18 (0.72%) SANS
18 17 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (5.84%) QA
3 106 (4.21%) PCI DSS
4 105 (4.17%) SLA
5 62 (2.46%) GDPR
6 52 (2.07%) MiFID
7 42 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
7 42 (1.67%) EMIR
8 36 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 35 (1.39%) COBIT
10 30 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 29 (1.15%) PMO
12 20 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.52%) Data Quality
14 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 10 (0.40%) BS25999
16 6 (0.24%) CRD IV
16 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
16 6 (0.24%) SSAE 16
17 3 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 754 (29.97%) Active Directory
2 181 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 47 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (1.55%) vSphere
6 19 (0.76%) XenApp
7 14 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 12 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.16%) Snort
13 3 (0.12%) pfSense
14 2 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.040%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.040%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (3.78%) SCCM
2 31 (1.23%) WSUS
3 21 (0.83%) SCOM
4 16 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 14 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.36%) Nessus
8 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.32%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.20%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.16%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.12%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 704 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 307 (12.20%) VMware
3 179 (7.11%) Citrix
4 158 (6.28%) Cisco
5 100 (3.97%) Oracle
6 69 (2.74%) ION Trading
7 60 (2.38%) SAP
8 53 (2.11%) HP
9 44 (1.75%) Apple
10 41 (1.63%) Symantec
11 34 (1.35%) ServiceNow
12 29 (1.15%) iManage
13 27 (1.07%) Dell
13 27 (1.07%) Google
13 27 (1.07%) Lotus
13 27 (1.07%) McAfee
14 25 (0.99%) Sophos
15 24 (0.95%) Adobe
15 24 (0.95%) Remedy
16 22 (0.87%) Bloomberg