The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 218 238
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1246 1542 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.57% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.63% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1391 1330
Median salary £33,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £58,750 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the UK

IT Analyst
Top 12 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 29 June 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 -25 1187 £34,000 +1.49% 152
UK excluding London -30 700 £30,000 - 118
London -6 530 £40,500 +1.25% 40
South East -17 208 £26,500 -11.66% 37
North of England -40 191 £35,000 +34.61% 32
Midlands -7 130 £30,000 -8.39% 17
East of England -29 87 £30,000 -28.57% 14
South West -30 43 £27,000 +3.84% 11
Scotland -18 29 £38,000 +16.38% 6
Wales +8 9 £23,000 -22.36%
Channel Islands +4 3 £32,500 -10.95%
Northern Ireland -3 2 £31,250 - 1

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 977 (43.17%) Windows
2 766 (33.85%) Active Directory
3 758 (33.50%) Microsoft
4 533 (23.55%) Finance
5 482 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
6 462 (20.42%) ITIL
7 388 (17.15%) Windows Server
8 362 (16.00%) Windows 7
9 317 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
10 302 (13.35%) Degree
11 293 (12.95%) SQL
12 287 (12.68%) VMware
13 276 (12.20%) Business Analysis
14 265 (11.71%) MS Exchange
15 254 (11.22%) Firewall
16 242 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
17 232 (10.25%) Banking
18 231 (10.21%) Office 365
19 220 (9.72%) Project Management
20 205 (9.06%) Retail
21 188 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
22 177 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
22 177 (7.82%) Citrix
23 164 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
24 162 (7.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 162 (7.16%) Asset Management
25 157 (6.94%) Windows 10
26 156 (6.89%) Cisco
27 151 (6.67%) SQL Server
28 148 (6.54%) 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
1 265 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 97 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 89 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (2.52%) IIS
5 34 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 28 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.57%) Confluence
9 11 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.35%) CMS
11 7 (0.31%) Apache
11 7 (0.31%) SAS
12 6 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.27%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.22%) WordPress
14 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.18%) IBM Domino
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.088%) Tomcat
Applications
1 482 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.088%) Revit
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (0.88%) ION MarketView
2 19 (0.84%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 18 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.27%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.18%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) BPCS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 231 (10.21%) Office 365
2 72 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.86%) SaaS
4 36 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.57%) IaaS
7 12 (0.53%) G Suite
8 7 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (0.31%) Force.com
8 7 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.088%) Yammer
13 1 (0.044%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.044%) GitHub
13 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 254 (11.22%) Firewall
2 148 (6.54%) LAN
3 134 (5.92%) DNS
4 132 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 116 (5.13%) DHCP
6 114 (5.04%) WAN
7 98 (4.33%) VPN
8 94 (4.15%) Internet
9 77 (3.40%) VoIP
10 64 (2.83%) Network Security
11 47 (2.08%) Wireless
12 42 (1.86%) VLAN
13 37 (1.63%) SAN
14 35 (1.55%) Skype
15 28 (1.24%) FTP
16 24 (1.06%) SSL
17 21 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
19 17 (0.75%) HTTP
20 15 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.24%) Oracle Database
3 19 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 16 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (0.57%) MS Access
7 12 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (0.53%) MySQL
8 11 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.40%) Power BI
10 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (1.90%) JIRA
2 16 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.22%) Selenium
4 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.13%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.13%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.13%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.088%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.088%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.088%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.044%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.044%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.044%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.044%) Subversion
7 1 (0.044%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.044%) Toad
General
1 533 (23.55%) Finance
2 232 (10.25%) Banking
3 205 (9.06%) Retail
4 148 (6.54%) Legal
5 107 (4.73%) Investment Banking
6 85 (3.76%) Retail Banking
7 71 (3.14%) Law
8 66 (2.92%) Telecoms
9 59 (2.61%) Front Office
9 59 (2.61%) Marketing
10 37 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.46%) Games
12 32 (1.41%) Advertising
13 20 (0.88%) Private Banking
14 16 (0.71%) French Language
14 16 (0.71%) German Language
15 14 (0.62%) Back Office
16 13 (0.57%) Automotive
16 13 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.59%) .NET
2 19 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 19 (0.84%) Web Services
3 17 (0.75%) Gherkin
4 16 (0.71%) XML
5 14 (0.62%) HTML
5 14 (0.62%) LAMP
6 10 (0.44%) 802.1X
7 9 (0.40%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.35%) CSS
9 7 (0.31%) EDI
10 6 (0.27%) HTML5
11 4 (0.18%) WCF
11 4 (0.18%) XSLT
12 3 (0.13%) jQuery
12 3 (0.13%) Middleware
12 3 (0.13%) REST
12 3 (0.13%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.13%) SOAP
12 3 (0.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 317 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 66 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 58 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 46 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 38 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 36 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (1.41%) User Experience
9 29 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 29 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 29 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.10%) iPad
12 22 (0.97%) Fintech
13 20 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
13 20 (0.88%) iPhone
14 17 (0.75%) Clustering
15 16 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.66%) EPoS
16 15 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 977 (43.17%) Windows
2 388 (17.15%) Windows Server
3 362 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 188 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 157 (6.94%) Windows 10
7 121 (5.35%) Linux
8 104 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 72 (3.18%) Unix
10 61 (2.70%) Windows XP
11 52 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (1.90%) Mac OS X
13 34 (1.50%) Android
14 30 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.75%) CentOS
16 16 (0.71%) Debian
16 16 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.44%) Solaris
18 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (20.42%) ITIL
2 276 (12.20%) Business Analysis
3 242 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (9.72%) Project Management
5 162 (7.16%) Asset Management
6 148 (6.54%) Information Security
7 138 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 123 (5.44%) Wealth Management
9 119 (5.26%) SDLC
10 109 (4.82%) Service Management
11 105 (4.64%) Change Management
12 97 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 95 (4.20%) Risk Management
14 90 (3.98%) CRM
15 88 (3.89%) SIEM
16 81 (3.58%) Incident Management
16 81 (3.58%) Service Delivery
17 74 (3.27%) ERP
18 73 (3.23%) Process Improvement
18 73 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 293 (12.95%) SQL
2 78 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 39 (1.72%) C#
4 28 (1.24%) VBA
5 27 (1.19%) Java
5 27 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 22 (0.97%) PHP
7 20 (0.88%) VBScript
8 19 (0.84%) C
9 18 (0.80%) Perl
10 14 (0.62%) Python
10 14 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.57%) VB
12 11 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.27%) C++
15 2 (0.088%) Delphi
15 2 (0.088%) R
15 2 (0.088%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.044%) sed
Qualifications
1 302 (13.35%) Degree
2 123 (5.44%) CISSP
3 109 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (4.33%) ISEB
5 96 (4.24%) CISM
6 55 (2.43%) MCP
7 53 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.30%) CISA
9 43 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 42 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 40 (1.77%) MCSE
12 38 (1.68%) A+ Certification
12 38 (1.68%) CCNA
13 34 (1.50%) CRISC
14 32 (1.41%) Security Cleared
15 24 (1.06%) ISTQB
16 23 (1.02%) CEH
17 21 (0.93%) MCSA
18 20 (0.88%) SC Cleared
19 18 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (5.79%) SLA
3 89 (3.93%) QA
4 71 (3.14%) PCI DSS
5 41 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.46%) PMO
7 26 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.97%) MiFID
9 19 (0.84%) GDPR
10 14 (0.62%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.57%) COBIT
11 13 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.49%) BS25999
14 9 (0.40%) FATCA
15 7 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.31%) EMIR
15 7 (0.31%) SSAE 16
16 6 (0.27%) CRD IV
16 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 766 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 164 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 50 (2.21%) XenApp
5 31 (1.37%) vSphere
6 20 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.35%) Snort
12 7 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.22%) pfSense
15 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.13%) XenServer
17 2 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.088%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 101 (4.46%) SCCM
2 27 (1.19%) WSUS
3 17 (0.75%) Nessus
4 15 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.62%) SCOM
6 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.35%) OSSEC
9 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.31%) QRadar
9 7 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.27%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.13%) Nagios
12 3 (0.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 758 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 287 (12.68%) VMware
3 177 (7.82%) Citrix
4 156 (6.89%) Cisco
5 89 (3.93%) Oracle
6 65 (2.87%) HP
7 53 (2.34%) SAP
8 49 (2.17%) Apple
9 39 (1.72%) Dell
10 36 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 36 (1.59%) Google
11 33 (1.46%) McAfee
12 32 (1.41%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.10%) Symantec
14 24 (1.06%) Adobe
15 23 (1.02%) Bomgar
16 21 (0.93%) Sophos
17 20 (0.88%) Avaya
17 20 (0.88%) ION Trading
18 19 (0.84%) Splunk
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £18k plus shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + MCSE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus great benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £38k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: ££competitive+car+15%bonus+private health for u & family + pension +b
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £26,000 to £27,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago