IT Analyst Jobs

IT Analyst
UK

The median IT Analyst salary in the UK is £35,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 254 320 380
Rank change year-on-year +66 +60 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1,174 1,004 1,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.19% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 947 840 1,480
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,238 £22,250
25th Percentile £26,500 £26,688 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -2.78%
75th Percentile £45,000 £48,813 £53,325
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

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 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 17 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 21 June 2024. 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 +68 1,078 £35,000 -2.78% 92
UK excluding London +58 851 £32,500 +8.33% 98
Work from Home +13 301 £37,500 -6.57% 43
London +23 285 £45,000 - 9
South East +28 208 £35,000 +22.81% 21
North of England +54 199 £30,000 - 19
Midlands +18 155 £31,000 -1.59% 22
South West +4 127 £35,000 +16.67% 17
North West +3 105 £31,500 +14.55% 10
East of England +37 104 £30,000 +7.14% 6
West Midlands +4 82 £31,000 -10.14% 12
Yorkshire +88 80 £30,000 -13.04% 7
East Midlands +13 72 £30,000 +13.21% 10
Scotland -64 46 £34,500 +15.00% 11
North East -17 14 £24,500 -24.03% 2
Wales -5 9 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Isle of Man -9 4 - - 1

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, IT Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 491 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 462 (39.35%) Windows
3 424 (36.12%) Microsoft 365
4 391 (33.30%) Active Directory
5 342 (29.13%) Social Skills
6 248 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
7 247 (21.04%) Customer Service
8 234 (19.93%) Azure
9 232 (19.76%) ITIL
10 226 (19.25%) Windows 10
11 191 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
12 165 (14.05%) Finance
13 141 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
14 139 (11.84%) Windows Server
15 137 (11.67%) Degree
16 136 (11.58%) Microsoft Exchange
17 122 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
18 110 (9.37%) Firewall
19 106 (9.03%) VMware
20 102 (8.69%) Agile
21 100 (8.52%) Law
22 99 (8.43%) ITSM
23 86 (7.33%) Change Management
24 84 (7.16%) Project Management
24 84 (7.16%) LAN
25 83 (7.07%) Incident Management
26 81 (6.90%) Service Management
27 79 (6.73%) Entra ID
28 77 (6.56%) DNS
29 76 (6.47%) Service Delivery

IT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 136 (11.58%) Microsoft Exchange
2 70 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.11%) IIS
4 5 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.085%) CMS
8 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.085%) WordPress
Applications
1 191 (16.27%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.02%) Maximo
2 10 (0.85%) Misys Midas
3 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.43%) Epicor Tropos
5 4 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.26%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.17%) Farmplan
7 2 (0.17%) KEYPrime
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Endur
8 1 (0.085%) iTrent
8 1 (0.085%) Shopify
8 1 (0.085%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 424 (36.12%) Microsoft 365
2 234 (19.93%) Azure
3 79 (6.73%) Entra ID
4 40 (3.41%) AWS
5 36 (3.07%) Power Platform
6 23 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (1.96%) OneDrive
7 18 (1.53%) WhatsApp
8 17 (1.45%) Mimecast
9 13 (1.11%) Google Workspace
10 8 (0.68%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.51%) SaaS
13 5 (0.43%) GCP
13 5 (0.43%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.34%) PaaS
15 3 (0.26%) PowerApps
16 2 (0.17%) Azure App Service
16 2 (0.17%) Serverless
16 2 (0.17%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.37%) Firewall
2 84 (7.16%) LAN
3 77 (6.56%) DNS
4 72 (6.13%) WAN
5 62 (5.28%) TCP/IP
6 61 (5.20%) VPN
7 52 (4.43%) DHCP
8 47 (4.00%) Internet
9 33 (2.81%) VoIP
10 30 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (1.96%) Network Security
12 19 (1.62%) VLAN
13 17 (1.45%) Broadband
14 16 (1.36%) WLAN
15 15 (1.28%) Wireless
16 11 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
17 8 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.68%) VSAN
18 6 (0.51%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.64%) Power BI
3 21 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.34%) MySQL
6 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) Tableau
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.17%) GIS
7 2 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.17%) QlikView
7 2 (0.17%) Spatial Data
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.085%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.51%) JIRA
1 6 (0.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.43%) Git
3 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 342 (29.13%) Social Skills
2 165 (14.05%) Finance
3 141 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (8.52%) Law
5 70 (5.96%) Retail
6 68 (5.79%) Legal
7 47 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.75%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
10 33 (2.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 23 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
12 20 (1.70%) Banking
13 14 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
14 13 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (1.02%) Public Sector
16 10 (0.85%) Advertising
16 10 (0.85%) Automotive
17 9 (0.77%) Marketing
18 8 (0.68%) German Language
19 7 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.13%) .NET
2 16 (1.36%) HTML
3 6 (0.51%) CSS
3 6 (0.51%) OLE
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (0.51%) REST
4 5 (0.43%) .NET Core
4 5 (0.43%) Blazor
4 5 (0.43%) Entity Framework
4 5 (0.43%) JSON
5 3 (0.26%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.17%) SPFx
6 2 (0.17%) XML
6 2 (0.17%) XSLT
7 1 (0.085%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.085%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.085%) EDI
7 1 (0.085%) SAML
7 1 (0.085%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.64%) Driving Licence
4 24 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 24 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 19 (1.62%) Smartphone
6 18 (1.53%) Product Ownership
7 17 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.36%) Onboarding
9 15 (1.28%) Cyberattack
9 15 (1.28%) iPad
10 14 (1.19%) iPhone
10 14 (1.19%) Life Science
10 14 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.85%) Cyber Threat
13 9 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (0.77%) Operational Technology
14 8 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 462 (39.35%) Windows
2 226 (19.25%) Windows 10
3 139 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.92%) Android
4 46 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.15%) Linux
6 29 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 26 (2.21%) Mac OS
8 19 (1.62%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.34%) Unix
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.085%) HPUX
14 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.085%) VMS
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
2 247 (21.04%) Customer Service
3 232 (19.76%) ITIL
4 122 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
5 102 (8.69%) Agile
6 99 (8.43%) ITSM
7 86 (7.33%) Change Management
8 84 (7.16%) Project Management
9 83 (7.07%) Incident Management
10 81 (6.90%) Service Management
11 76 (6.47%) Service Delivery
12 69 (5.88%) Information Security
13 68 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 58 (4.94%) Asset Management
15 52 (4.43%) SIEM
16 50 (4.26%) Requirements Gathering
17 49 (4.17%) Security Operations
18 48 (4.09%) Incident Response
19 43 (3.66%) Time Management
20 38 (3.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.37%) SQL
2 31 (2.64%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.87%) C#
4 8 (0.68%) Bash
4 8 (0.68%) Python
5 6 (0.51%) Java
5 6 (0.51%) VBA
6 5 (0.43%) C++
6 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.085%) C
8 1 (0.085%) COBOL
8 1 (0.085%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (11.67%) Degree
2 41 (3.49%) CISSP
3 40 (3.41%) A+ Certification
4 37 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.11%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.02%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.02%) MCP
11 11 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.94%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.85%) CompTIA CySA+
13 9 (0.77%) Azure Certification
13 9 (0.77%) MCITP
14 8 (0.68%) CCNA
14 8 (0.68%) CISM
14 8 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.03%) SLA
2 37 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.96%) GDPR
4 22 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.79%) NIST
6 14 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.85%) GRC
8 8 (0.68%) COBIT
8 8 (0.68%) QA
9 7 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.43%) NCSC
10 5 (0.43%) PMO
11 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.26%) ITGC
12 2 (0.17%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.085%) EMIR
13 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 391 (33.30%) Active Directory
2 59 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 25 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.94%) XenApp
5 11 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.085%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 76 (6.47%) SCCM
2 68 (5.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (1.70%) Jamf Pro
4 12 (1.02%) CASB
5 8 (0.68%) CSIRT
5 8 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 8 (0.68%) PaperCut
6 7 (0.60%) Nagios
7 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.17%) Progress Chef
9 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.17%) WSUS
10 1 (0.085%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 491 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 106 (9.03%) VMware
3 65 (5.54%) Cisco
4 62 (5.28%) Citrix
5 41 (3.49%) ServiceNow
6 31 (2.64%) iManage
7 28 (2.39%) Apple
8 17 (1.45%) Meraki
9 14 (1.19%) Oracle
10 13 (1.11%) Veeam
11 12 (1.02%) Avaya
12 11 (0.94%) Adobe
12 11 (0.94%) Canon
12 11 (0.94%) CrowdStrike
12 11 (0.94%) Dell
12 11 (0.94%) HP
12 11 (0.94%) Virgin Media
13 10 (0.85%) Bloomberg
13 10 (0.85%) Palo Alto
14 8 (0.68%) Sage