Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 253 260
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2,331 2,418 2,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.36% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.41% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 2,143 2,320
UK median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £20,100 £21,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% -3.51%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -2 2,201 £32,500 -4.41% 265
UK excluding London -14 1,374 £30,000 -1.64% 208
London +30 914 £42,500 -5.56% 75
South East +14 458 £27,500 -14.06% 42
North of England -44 336 £30,000 +15.38% 66
Midlands +23 226 £32,500 -4.55% 48
Yorkshire -38 169 £29,000 +16.00% 30
West Midlands +25 157 £35,000 +4.40% 27
North West -1 157 £32,500 +18.18% 30
South West +2 134 £25,000 -23.08% 17
East of England -15 132 £32,500 -18.75% 17
East Midlands +20 69 £27,500 -21.43% 21
Scotland -47 58 £35,000 -17.65% 13
Wales +20 24 £25,250 +9.78% 5
North East -34 10 £22,875 -16.82% 6
Channel Islands -1 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -23 3 £28,500 -
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 921 (39.51%) Windows
2 688 (29.52%) Active Directory
3 685 (29.39%) Microsoft
4 655 (28.10%) Finance
5 499 (21.41%) ITIL
6 481 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
7 349 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
8 344 (14.76%) SQL
9 339 (14.54%) Windows Server
10 332 (14.24%) Business Analysis
11 317 (13.60%) Degree
12 309 (13.26%) Windows 7
13 306 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
14 300 (12.87%) Office 365
15 266 (11.41%) Banking
16 257 (11.03%) VMware
17 255 (10.94%) Asset Management
18 226 (9.70%) Project Management
19 219 (9.40%) MS Exchange
20 215 (9.22%) Firewall
21 197 (8.45%) Investment Banking
22 183 (7.85%) Wealth Management
23 178 (7.64%) Information Security
24 172 (7.38%) Retail Banking
25 166 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
26 164 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
27 163 (6.99%) Citrix
28 161 (6.91%) Windows 10
29 154 (6.61%) SDLC
29 154 (6.61%) CISSP

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
1 219 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 120 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 79 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (3.13%) IIS
5 71 (3.05%) Skype for Business
6 26 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (0.69%) Confluence
9 15 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.60%) CMS
11 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.39%) IBM Domino
13 8 (0.34%) Apache
13 8 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.17%) Moodle
15 4 (0.17%) WordPress
16 3 (0.13%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
17 2 (0.086%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 481 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.13%) Maya
10 2 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.086%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.043%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 41 (1.76%) ION MarketView
2 27 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.47%) Eikon
6 10 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 7 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
8 7 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.26%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 300 (12.87%) Office 365
2 91 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.67%) Mimecast
4 26 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.86%) IaaS
5 20 (0.86%) SaaS
6 19 (0.82%) PaaS
7 9 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 8 (0.34%) G Suite
9 6 (0.26%) Slack
10 3 (0.13%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.086%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.086%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.043%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.043%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 215 (9.22%) Firewall
2 142 (6.09%) TCP/IP
3 122 (5.23%) DNS
4 109 (4.68%) LAN
5 107 (4.59%) WAN
6 100 (4.29%) DHCP
7 91 (3.90%) VPN
8 65 (2.79%) VoIP
9 55 (2.36%) Skype
10 50 (2.15%) Wireless
11 43 (1.84%) SAN
12 42 (1.80%) Internet
13 38 (1.63%) Network Security
14 29 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (1.24%) VLAN
15 21 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
16 20 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (0.56%) PBX
18 12 (0.51%) Broadband
18 12 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.12%) Big Data
2 26 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
4 22 (0.94%) MySQL
5 18 (0.77%) OLAP
6 17 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
7 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.43%) MS Access
10 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.21%) Power BI
15 3 (0.13%) Blockchain
15 3 (0.13%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 59 (2.53%) JIRA
2 8 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.30%) Selenium
3 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.26%) FrontPage
5 5 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.17%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.086%) NUnit
8 1 (0.043%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.043%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.043%) JMeter
8 1 (0.043%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.043%) MSI
8 1 (0.043%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.043%) Subversion
8 1 (0.043%) Visual Studio
General
1 655 (28.10%) Finance
2 266 (11.41%) Banking
3 197 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 172 (7.38%) Retail Banking
5 136 (5.83%) Legal
6 116 (4.98%) Retail
7 92 (3.95%) Law
8 65 (2.79%) Front Office
9 51 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 45 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 43 (1.84%) Advertising
12 28 (1.20%) Marketing
13 27 (1.16%) Games
14 24 (1.03%) Back Office
15 18 (0.77%) Publishing
16 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.34%) German Language
18 6 (0.26%) French Language
18 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.12%) HTML
2 25 (1.07%) .NET
3 18 (0.77%) XML
4 13 (0.56%) Web Services
5 8 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (0.30%) REST
6 7 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.26%) LAMP
7 6 (0.26%) SailPoint
8 5 (0.21%) Middleware
9 4 (0.17%) Ajax
9 4 (0.17%) CSS
9 4 (0.17%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.17%) jQuery
9 4 (0.17%) ODBC
10 3 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.13%) JSON
10 3 (0.13%) SOAP
10 3 (0.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 349 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 103 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 49 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 47 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 41 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
9 38 (1.63%) Reference Data
10 37 (1.59%) Smartphone
11 34 (1.46%) iPhone
11 34 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 32 (1.37%) Equities
13 30 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.24%) iPad
15 25 (1.07%) Fintech
16 24 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
17 20 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 921 (39.51%) Windows
2 339 (14.54%) Windows Server
3 309 (13.26%) Windows 7
4 166 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 161 (6.91%) Windows 10
6 131 (5.62%) Linux
7 118 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (4.33%) Unix
8 101 (4.33%) Windows 8
9 43 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 37 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 36 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 34 (1.46%) Android
14 16 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.56%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.43%) Solaris
17 8 (0.34%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (21.41%) ITIL
2 332 (14.24%) Business Analysis
3 306 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (10.94%) Asset Management
5 226 (9.70%) Project Management
6 183 (7.85%) Wealth Management
7 178 (7.64%) Information Security
8 164 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 154 (6.61%) SDLC
10 130 (5.58%) CRM
11 117 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
12 112 (4.80%) Service Delivery
13 111 (4.76%) SIEM
14 100 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 97 (4.16%) Service Management
16 91 (3.90%) Incident Management
17 90 (3.86%) Risk Management
18 89 (3.82%) Data Analysis
19 76 (3.26%) Change Management
19 76 (3.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 344 (14.76%) SQL
2 56 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 44 (1.89%) Java
4 35 (1.50%) Perl
5 32 (1.37%) Python
6 21 (0.90%) C++
6 21 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 21 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 20 (0.86%) C
7 20 (0.86%) C#
7 20 (0.86%) R
8 14 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 11 (0.47%) VBA
10 6 (0.26%) PHP
10 6 (0.26%) VB
11 5 (0.21%) VBScript
12 4 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.13%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.086%) RPG
Qualifications
1 317 (13.60%) Degree
2 154 (6.61%) CISSP
3 95 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (2.79%) CISM
4 65 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (2.49%) MCSE
6 56 (2.40%) MCP
7 54 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.23%) ISEB
9 50 (2.15%) CCNA
10 49 (2.10%) MCSA
11 46 (1.97%) A+ Certification
11 46 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (1.89%) CISA
13 37 (1.59%) Security Cleared
14 29 (1.24%) SC Cleared
15 27 (1.16%) CEH
16 20 (0.86%) CCNP
17 18 (0.77%) GIAC
17 18 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (5.62%) SLA
3 95 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 79 (3.39%) QA
5 70 (3.00%) GDPR
6 44 (1.89%) COBIT
7 41 (1.76%) PMO
8 38 (1.63%) MiFID
9 32 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 25 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
10 25 (1.07%) EMIR
11 15 (0.64%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.086%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 688 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 140 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (0.73%) XenApp
6 15 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.51%) vSphere
9 9 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.26%) Snort
11 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.21%) pfSense
13 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.13%) KVM
13 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.086%) Firmware
14 2 (0.086%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.043%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 98 (4.20%) SCCM
2 19 (0.82%) SCOM
2 19 (0.82%) WSUS
3 10 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (0.39%) AirWatch
5 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.30%) Nessus
6 7 (0.30%) RSA enVision
6 7 (0.30%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.21%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.21%) OSSEC
8 5 (0.21%) RSA Archer
9 4 (0.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 685 (29.39%) Microsoft
2 257 (11.03%) VMware
3 163 (6.99%) Citrix
4 125 (5.36%) Cisco
5 86 (3.69%) Oracle
6 62 (2.66%) Apple
7 49 (2.10%) HP
8 48 (2.06%) SAP
9 43 (1.84%) iManage
10 42 (1.80%) ION Trading
11 38 (1.63%) Adobe
11 38 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 31 (1.33%) Remedy
12 31 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (1.33%) Symantec
13 28 (1.20%) Bloomberg
14 23 (0.99%) McAfee
14 23 (0.99%) Veeam
15 21 (0.90%) Avaya
15 21 (0.90%) Dell