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The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 372 310 302
Rank change year-on-year -62 -8 -59
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1,698 1,096 870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.13% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 902 774
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,715
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +7.69%
75th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 164,095 97,227 75,626
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.13% 91.69% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 84,931 69,690 61,573
10th Percentile £32,345 £31,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -41 1,534 £36,000 -2.70% 195
UK excluding London -15 1,024 £30,000 -7.69% 166
London -57 634 £50,000 +17.65% 43
Work from Home -110 566 £40,000 -5.46% 66
North of England +17 300 £27,500 -15.71% 46
South East -6 281 £35,750 -11.73% 33
North West -11 184 £26,000 -20.91% 25
Midlands -59 155 £31,407 +4.69% 25
Scotland -24 105 £30,000 +13.21% 8
West Midlands -53 103 £35,000 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire -3 96 £29,250 -9.62% 16
South West -22 94 £28,000 +12.00% 26
East of England -71 66 £33,332 -16.67% 21
East Midlands -35 50 £26,500 -18.46% 14
North East -9 20 £35,000 +9.38% 5
Northern Ireland - 11 £26,500 - 5
Wales -43 7 £31,000 -4.62% 3
Channel Islands - 5 £50,000 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT Analyst job roles required the following 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.

1 608 (35.81%) Social Skills
2 592 (34.86%) Windows
3 537 (31.63%) Microsoft
4 517 (30.45%) Microsoft 365
5 505 (29.74%) Active Directory
6 391 (23.03%) Finance
7 299 (17.61%) ITIL
8 284 (16.73%) Windows 10
9 283 (16.67%) Agile
10 264 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
11 248 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
12 246 (14.49%) Azure
13 222 (13.07%) Windows Server
14 197 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 184 (10.84%) Degree
16 178 (10.48%) Business Analysis
17 161 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
18 160 (9.42%) SQL
19 147 (8.66%) Information Security
20 143 (8.42%) Law
21 138 (8.13%) Change Management
22 132 (7.77%) Project Management
23 131 (7.71%) VMware
24 122 (7.18%) Service Management
25 119 (7.01%) Firewall
26 115 (6.77%) Retail
27 114 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
28 111 (6.54%) ITSM
29 110 (6.48%) Legal
29 110 (6.48%) SharePoint

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
1 110 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 81 (4.77%) MS Exchange
3 15 (0.88%) Confluence
4 12 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (0.65%) IIS
6 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.24%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.12%) CMS
8 2 (0.12%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 248 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
2 114 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.059%) CATIA
8 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.059%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.47%) Temenos T24
4 7 (0.41%) ResourceLink
4 7 (0.41%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.35%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.059%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.059%) CaseMap
9 1 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.059%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.059%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 517 (30.45%) Microsoft 365
2 246 (14.49%) Azure
3 57 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 49 (2.89%) Power Platform
5 44 (2.59%) Mimecast
6 41 (2.41%) SaaS
7 26 (1.53%) AWS
8 20 (1.18%) OneDrive
9 13 (0.77%) Azure DevOps
9 13 (0.77%) PowerApps
10 12 (0.71%) Google Workspace
11 11 (0.65%) IaaS
12 10 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.47%) PaaS
14 8 (0.47%) Power Automate
15 7 (0.41%) Slack
15 7 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.35%) Trello
17 3 (0.18%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 119 (7.01%) Firewall
2 100 (5.89%) VPN
3 89 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 84 (4.95%) DNS
4 84 (4.95%) LAN
5 83 (4.89%) DHCP
6 79 (4.65%) WAN
7 28 (1.65%) VoIP
7 28 (1.65%) Wireless
8 23 (1.35%) IP Telephony
8 23 (1.35%) Network Security
9 22 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
9 22 (1.30%) SAN
9 22 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (0.94%) Intranet
13 14 (0.82%) SD-WAN
14 13 (0.77%) VLAN
15 12 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.36%) Power BI
3 11 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.18%) DataStage
7 3 (0.18%) Spotfire
7 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.12%) Big Data
8 2 (0.12%) GIS
8 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.12%) KNIME
8 2 (0.12%) MySQL
8 2 (0.12%) OLAP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.12%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.12%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 33 (1.94%) JIRA
2 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.24%) Ranorex
3 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.18%) Postman
5 2 (0.12%) GitLab
5 2 (0.12%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.059%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.059%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.059%) Protractor
6 1 (0.059%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.059%) Selenium
6 1 (0.059%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.059%) Visual Studio
General
1 608 (35.81%) Social Skills
2 391 (23.03%) Finance
3 161 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (8.42%) Law
5 115 (6.77%) Retail
6 110 (6.48%) Legal
7 91 (5.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 61 (3.59%) Banking
9 57 (3.36%) Influencing Skills
10 55 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
11 41 (2.41%) Manufacturing
11 41 (2.41%) Marketing
12 40 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
13 33 (1.94%) Advertising
14 32 (1.88%) Telecoms
15 31 (1.83%) Public Sector
16 25 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (1.18%) Automotive
18 17 (1.00%) Back Office
19 16 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.71%) HTML
2 24 (1.41%) CSS
3 10 (0.59%) .NET
4 7 (0.41%) Middleware
4 7 (0.41%) Web Services
5 6 (0.35%) SOAP
5 6 (0.35%) XML
6 5 (0.29%) XMPP
7 4 (0.24%) REST
8 3 (0.18%) COM
8 3 (0.18%) JSON
8 3 (0.18%) LAMP
8 3 (0.18%) RESTful
8 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.12%) EDI
9 2 (0.12%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.059%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.059%) Spring
10 1 (0.059%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 46 (2.71%) Driving Licence
4 26 (1.53%) Data Centre
4 26 (1.53%) PMI
4 26 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 20 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.00%) User Experience
8 16 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 15 (0.88%) Equities
9 15 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 15 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 14 (0.82%) EPoS
10 14 (0.82%) iPhone
11 13 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
12 12 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.71%) Social Media
12 12 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 592 (34.86%) Windows
2 284 (16.73%) Windows 10
3 222 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 74 (4.36%) Windows 7
5 56 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (3.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 49 (2.89%) Linux
8 41 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 39 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 35 (2.06%) Android
11 33 (1.94%) Mac OS
12 25 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (1.06%) Unix
14 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.24%) Solaris
18 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.12%) VMS
18 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (17.61%) ITIL
2 283 (16.67%) Agile
3 264 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
4 197 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (10.48%) Business Analysis
6 147 (8.66%) Information Security
7 138 (8.13%) Change Management
8 132 (7.77%) Project Management
9 122 (7.18%) Service Management
10 111 (6.54%) ITSM
11 104 (6.12%) Risk Management
12 102 (6.01%) Cybersecurity
13 101 (5.95%) Waterfall
14 90 (5.30%) IT Governance
15 89 (5.24%) Mentoring
16 83 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 81 (4.77%) Incident Management
18 70 (4.12%) Asset Management
18 70 (4.12%) Requirements Gathering
19 69 (4.06%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 160 (9.42%) SQL
2 88 (5.18%) PowerShell
3 28 (1.65%) Python
4 25 (1.47%) Bash
5 24 (1.41%) C#
6 19 (1.12%) Java
7 16 (0.94%) C
8 12 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.59%) VBA
10 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.29%) Perl
12 5 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.24%) VB
14 2 (0.12%) PHP
14 2 (0.12%) VBScript
15 1 (0.059%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 184 (10.84%) Degree
2 58 (3.42%) CISSP
3 53 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 37 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.00%) CISM
7 32 (1.88%) CISA
8 28 (1.65%) A+ Certification
9 27 (1.59%) ISEB
9 27 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 24 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
11 23 (1.35%) CRISC
12 22 (1.30%) IIBA
12 22 (1.30%) ISTQB
13 19 (1.12%) CompTIA CySA+
13 19 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 18 (1.06%) CASP
14 18 (1.06%) GIAC
14 18 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.18%) SLA
2 88 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.83%) COBIT
4 38 (2.24%) NIST
5 33 (1.94%) GDPR
6 27 (1.59%) PMO
7 25 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (1.35%) GRC
9 20 (1.18%) QA
10 18 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.94%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.53%) IASME
13 8 (0.47%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.41%) SOC 2
15 5 (0.29%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.12%) Accessibility
16 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.12%) ISO 31000
16 2 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 505 (29.74%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.18%) XenApp
5 16 (0.94%) vSphere
6 9 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.24%) Firmware
10 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.059%) Docker
13 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.059%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.059%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (4.59%) SCCM
2 75 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (1.24%) Jamf Pro
4 12 (0.71%) RSA Archer
5 10 (0.59%) CSIRT
5 10 (0.59%) QRadar
6 9 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.47%) WSUS
8 6 (0.35%) Automic
9 5 (0.29%) CASB
10 4 (0.24%) Control-M
11 3 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.18%) Grafana
11 3 (0.18%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 537 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 131 (7.71%) VMware
3 108 (6.36%) Cisco
4 103 (6.07%) Citrix
5 58 (3.42%) ServiceNow
6 53 (3.12%) Apple
7 31 (1.83%) Oracle
8 25 (1.47%) SAP
9 21 (1.24%) Sophos
10 19 (1.12%) Splunk
11 18 (1.06%) iManage
12 17 (1.00%) Remedy
13 16 (0.94%) HP
13 16 (0.94%) Palo Alto
14 15 (0.88%) IBM
15 14 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 14 (0.82%) Google
15 14 (0.82%) Mitel
16 13 (0.77%) Veeam
17 12 (0.71%) Salesforce.com