The median annual salary for a IT Analyst was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 235 230
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1119 1400 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.42% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.47% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1237 1310
Median salary £32,750 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 81958 94956 104515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.22% 96.40% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67650 79824 85637
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -12 1065 £33,500 +3.07% 123
London -7 431 £40,250 -10.55% 35
South East +32 226 £27,500 -11.29% 29
City of London +31 107 £45,000 +1.12% 7
Yorkshire -38 91 £30,000 +30.43% 12
North West -14 79 £37,500 +36.36% 14
West Yorkshire -20 72 £29,250 +20.61% 10
East of England -4 70 £30,000 -29.41% 8
West Midlands -11 67 £31,000 -4.61% 12
Surrey +43 66 £27,250 -9.16% 6
Leeds -28 50 £24,000 +2.12% 7
South West -8 49 £25,250 +3.06% 8
East Midlands +17 45 £40,000 +64.94% 3
Hertfordshire +22 40 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Berkshire +20 39 £26,000 -35.00% 5
Manchester -17 38 £38,500 +48.07% 8
Hampshire +10 34 £24,000 -12.72% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 33 £30,000 +23.71% 4
Reading +44 30 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Scotland -5 28 £37,500 +14.85% 3
Oxfordshire +21 25 £29,000 +20.83% 8
Cheshire -10 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +16 23 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Nottingham +15 23 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Edinburgh -5 21 £37,750 -15.16% 1
Birmingham -6 20 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Oxford +19 19 £29,000 -31.76% 4
Kent +13 17 £29,000 +5.45%
Guildford +35 16 £29,000 +3.57% 1
Wiltshire +10 16 £29,000 +12.62% 2

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 915 (43.16%) Windows
2 737 (34.76%) Microsoft
3 720 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 495 (23.35%) Finance
5 487 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
6 467 (22.03%) ITIL
7 367 (17.31%) Windows Server
8 365 (17.22%) Windows 7
9 272 (12.83%) Degree
10 268 (12.64%) Firewall
11 261 (12.31%) VMware
12 259 (12.22%) SQL
13 252 (11.89%) MS Exchange
14 247 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
15 243 (11.46%) Business Analysis
16 218 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
17 195 (9.20%) Office 365
18 194 (9.15%) Project Management
19 191 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
20 175 (8.25%) Banking
21 174 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
22 163 (7.69%) Retail
23 161 (7.59%) Cisco
24 159 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 158 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
26 157 (7.41%) Citrix
27 149 (7.03%) Windows 10
28 148 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
29 143 (6.75%) SQL Server
30 138 (6.51%) LAN

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
1 252 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 85 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 73 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (2.50%) IIS
5 38 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 11 (0.52%) Confluence
8 8 (0.38%) CMS
9 7 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.33%) SAS
10 6 (0.28%) Alfresco
10 6 (0.28%) Apache
11 5 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.19%) WordPress
13 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.094%) TYPO3
15 1 (0.047%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 487 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (0.80%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 15 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.42%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.28%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.19%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.14%) BPCS
7 3 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.14%) OPENContractor
7 3 (0.14%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (9.20%) Office 365
2 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.84%) SaaS
4 28 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.61%) G Suite
7 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 8 (0.38%) IaaS
8 6 (0.28%) Force.com
8 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.14%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.094%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.094%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.094%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.047%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.047%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 268 (12.64%) Firewall
2 138 (6.51%) LAN
3 118 (5.57%) DNS
4 114 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 114 (5.38%) WAN
5 106 (5.00%) DHCP
6 90 (4.25%) VPN
7 82 (3.87%) Internet
8 71 (3.35%) VoIP
9 65 (3.07%) Network Security
10 41 (1.93%) Wireless
11 39 (1.84%) SAN
12 36 (1.70%) VLAN
13 29 (1.37%) Skype
14 26 (1.23%) FTP
15 21 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.71%) HTTP
17 15 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 21 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (0.61%) MS Access
7 11 (0.52%) MySQL
7 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 10 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.42%) Power BI
10 8 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (1.75%) JIRA
2 16 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.42%) Selenium
4 6 (0.28%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.14%) Burp Suite
6 3 (0.14%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.094%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.094%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.094%) NUnit
7 2 (0.094%) TestNG
8 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.047%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.047%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.047%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.047%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.047%) Subversion
General
1 495 (23.35%) Finance
2 175 (8.25%) Banking
3 163 (7.69%) Retail
4 123 (5.80%) Legal
5 72 (3.40%) Law
5 72 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 68 (3.21%) Marketing
7 47 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 43 (2.03%) Front Office
9 33 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 30 (1.42%) Games
11 27 (1.27%) Advertising
12 20 (0.94%) Private Banking
13 16 (0.75%) French Language
14 15 (0.71%) Back Office
14 15 (0.71%) Publishing
15 13 (0.61%) German Language
16 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.79%) .NET
2 18 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (0.75%) Gherkin
4 14 (0.66%) HTML
4 14 (0.66%) Software Packaging
4 14 (0.66%) Web Services
4 14 (0.66%) XML
5 12 (0.57%) LAMP
6 9 (0.42%) EDI
7 8 (0.38%) CSS
8 7 (0.33%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.19%) HTML5
9 4 (0.19%) XSLT
10 3 (0.14%) Middleware
10 3 (0.14%) WCF
10 3 (0.14%) XSD
11 2 (0.094%) Ajax
11 2 (0.094%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.094%) jQuery
11 2 (0.094%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 55 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 36 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
7 33 (1.56%) iPad
8 29 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 27 (1.27%) User Experience
10 25 (1.18%) Clustering
10 25 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 25 (1.18%) iPhone
11 23 (1.08%) Fintech
12 21 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 20 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (0.94%) Smartphone
14 19 (0.90%) EPoS
15 16 (0.75%) FMCG
16 15 (0.71%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 915 (43.16%) Windows
2 367 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 365 (17.22%) Windows 7
4 191 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (7.03%) Windows 10
7 93 (4.39%) Windows 8
8 90 (4.25%) Linux
9 63 (2.97%) Unix
10 60 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 49 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (1.84%) Mac OS X
13 27 (1.27%) Android
14 23 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.71%) CentOS
16 14 (0.66%) Debian
17 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (0.52%) Solaris
19 9 (0.42%) Ubuntu
20 8 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (22.03%) ITIL
2 243 (11.46%) Business Analysis
3 218 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (9.15%) Project Management
5 158 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (6.08%) Information Security
7 118 (5.57%) Service Management
8 97 (4.58%) Risk Management
9 89 (4.20%) Asset Management
10 88 (4.15%) Change Management
11 87 (4.10%) CRM
12 86 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 85 (4.01%) SIEM
14 82 (3.87%) Incident Management
14 82 (3.87%) Service Delivery
15 77 (3.63%) SDLC
16 69 (3.25%) Process Improvement
17 61 (2.88%) Waterfall
18 60 (2.83%) ERP
18 60 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (12.22%) SQL
2 74 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 37 (1.75%) C#
4 27 (1.27%) VBA
5 23 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.04%) C
6 22 (1.04%) Perl
6 22 (1.04%) PHP
6 22 (1.04%) VBScript
7 21 (0.99%) Java
8 14 (0.66%) Python
8 14 (0.66%) VB
9 13 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.24%) C++
12 4 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.047%) ABAP
13 1 (0.047%) R
13 1 (0.047%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 272 (12.83%) Degree
2 121 (5.71%) CISSP
3 105 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (4.62%) CISM
5 95 (4.48%) ISEB
6 61 (2.88%) CISA
7 54 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 49 (2.31%) MCP
10 40 (1.89%) CCNA
11 35 (1.65%) CRISC
12 33 (1.56%) A+ Certification
13 32 (1.51%) MCSE
14 29 (1.37%) Security Cleared
15 25 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
15 25 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
16 20 (0.94%) CEH
16 20 (0.94%) ISTQB
17 19 (0.90%) SANS
18 18 (0.85%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 128 (6.04%) SLA
3 77 (3.63%) PCI DSS
4 56 (2.64%) QA
5 42 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.56%) PMO
7 30 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.85%) COBIT
8 18 (0.85%) MiFID
9 14 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.52%) GDPR
11 10 (0.47%) FATCA
12 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (0.28%) BS25999
13 6 (0.28%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.28%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.28%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.24%) ISO27002
15 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 720 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 148 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.50%) XenApp
5 22 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.94%) vSphere
7 17 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.38%) Snort
10 8 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.28%) pfSense
12 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.14%) XenServer
15 2 (0.094%) Docker
15 2 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 106 (5.00%) SCCM
2 24 (1.13%) WSUS
3 19 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.80%) Nessus
5 16 (0.75%) SCOM
6 15 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 12 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.42%) QRadar
10 8 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.38%) OSSEC
11 7 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.33%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.24%) DameWare
13 5 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (0.19%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.14%) Nagios
15 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 737 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 261 (12.31%) VMware
3 161 (7.59%) Cisco
4 157 (7.41%) Citrix
5 85 (4.01%) Oracle
6 70 (3.30%) HP
7 47 (2.22%) Apple
8 43 (2.03%) SAP
9 38 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 38 (1.79%) Dell
10 31 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 30 (1.42%) Google
12 29 (1.37%) McAfee
13 24 (1.13%) Adobe
13 24 (1.13%) Sophos
14 23 (1.08%) Bomgar
15 21 (0.99%) Avaya
15 21 (0.99%) Symantec
16 20 (0.94%) Splunk
17 19 (0.90%) Veeam
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Premier IT
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
CIPFA
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance , bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16500 - £18500 per annum + Excellent bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Life, Health, Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago