Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 228 246
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2475 2966 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.50% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.56% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 2658 2564
UK median annual salary £33,500 £34,050 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +0.15% +3.03%
10th Percentile £21,075 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £59,100 £62,500 £62,350
UK excluding London median annual 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 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 -21 2358 £34,000 -1.16% 146
UK excluding London -32 1379 £30,000 - 106
London +12 1073 £41,250 -8.33% 47
South East +8 453 £27,500 -14.06% 30
North of England -58 366 £30,000 +19.45% 28
Midlands -13 225 £30,000 -7.69% 20
Yorkshire -65 201 £29,000 +18.37% 16
North West -21 148 £32,000 +6.67% 12
East of England -52 146 £32,500 -21.69% 11
West Midlands -26 144 £30,000 -9.09% 14
South West -36 98 £31,750 +22.12% 9
East Midlands +14 81 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Scotland -22 66 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North East +22 17 £27,500 +30.95%
Wales +18 17 £29,000 +28.89% 2
Channel Islands +5 7 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -15 4 £30,000 +2.56%

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1012 (40.89%) Windows
2 784 (31.68%) Active Directory
3 751 (30.34%) Microsoft
4 673 (27.19%) Finance
5 501 (20.24%) ITIL
6 488 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
7 416 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
8 386 (15.60%) Windows Server
9 372 (15.03%) Degree
10 368 (14.87%) Banking
11 352 (14.22%) SQL
12 332 (13.41%) Windows 7
13 327 (13.21%) Business Analysis
14 325 (13.13%) Retail
15 301 (12.16%) Asset Management
16 288 (11.64%) VMware
17 283 (11.43%) Project Management
18 265 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
18 265 (10.71%) Office 365
19 264 (10.67%) MS Exchange
20 254 (10.26%) Firewall
21 241 (9.74%) Wealth Management
22 231 (9.33%) Investment Banking
23 211 (8.53%) Information Security
24 206 (8.32%) Retail Banking
25 195 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 191 (7.72%) Legal
27 186 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
28 175 (7.07%) Citrix
29 174 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 264 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 107 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 101 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (2.22%) IIS
5 47 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 36 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (0.65%) Confluence
10 14 (0.57%) IBM Domino
11 10 (0.40%) Apache
11 10 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.28%) CMS
13 6 (0.24%) WordPress
14 4 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.12%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.12%) SAS
15 3 (0.12%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.081%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 488 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 89 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.081%) Revit
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.040%) Maya
11 1 (0.040%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 45 (1.82%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.73%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 8 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.16%) BPCS
7 4 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.16%) Eikon
7 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 265 (10.71%) Office 365
2 98 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.74%) SaaS
4 40 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.73%) Mimecast
6 17 (0.69%) IaaS
7 12 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.48%) G Suite
8 7 (0.28%) Force.com
8 7 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.16%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.12%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.12%) PaaS
12 2 (0.081%) Yammer
13 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.040%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 254 (10.26%) Firewall
2 170 (6.87%) LAN
3 150 (6.06%) DNS
4 149 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 130 (5.25%) WAN
6 126 (5.09%) DHCP
7 121 (4.89%) VPN
8 97 (3.92%) Internet
9 81 (3.27%) VoIP
10 76 (3.07%) Network Security
11 50 (2.02%) Wireless
12 49 (1.98%) Skype
13 46 (1.86%) VLAN
14 41 (1.66%) SAN
15 33 (1.33%) FTP
15 33 (1.33%) SSL
16 29 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (0.81%) SMTP
18 17 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 20 (0.81%) Big Data
4 19 (0.77%) MySQL
5 16 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (0.61%) OLAP
7 14 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
8 12 (0.48%) MS Access
8 12 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.28%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (1.98%) JIRA
2 14 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.28%) Selenium
4 4 (0.16%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.12%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.12%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.12%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.081%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.040%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.040%) JMeter
7 1 (0.040%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.040%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.040%) Subversion
7 1 (0.040%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.040%) Toad
General
1 673 (27.19%) Finance
2 368 (14.87%) Banking
3 325 (13.13%) Retail
4 231 (9.33%) Investment Banking
5 206 (8.32%) Retail Banking
6 191 (7.72%) Legal
7 80 (3.23%) Front Office
8 74 (2.99%) Law
9 66 (2.67%) Telecoms
10 44 (1.78%) Marketing
11 41 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 35 (1.41%) Advertising
13 32 (1.29%) Games
14 14 (0.57%) Back Office
14 14 (0.57%) French Language
14 14 (0.57%) International Banking
15 12 (0.48%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.44%) German Language
16 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.17%) .NET
2 24 (0.97%) Web Services
3 19 (0.77%) XML
4 18 (0.73%) HTML
5 16 (0.65%) LAMP
6 15 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.57%) Gherkin
8 11 (0.44%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.32%) CSS
9 8 (0.32%) HTML5
10 7 (0.28%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.24%) Middleware
11 6 (0.24%) SOAP
11 6 (0.24%) WCF
12 5 (0.20%) REST
13 4 (0.16%) EDI
13 4 (0.16%) jQuery
14 3 (0.12%) Ajax
14 3 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.12%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 416 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 59 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 59 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 57 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 56 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (1.54%) User Experience
8 36 (1.45%) Smartphone
9 35 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.29%) iPad
11 31 (1.25%) iPhone
12 29 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
13 28 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 27 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 27 (1.09%) Reference Data
15 24 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.93%) Fintech
17 19 (0.77%) FMCG
18 18 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1012 (40.89%) Windows
2 386 (15.60%) Windows Server
3 332 (13.41%) Windows 7
4 186 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 171 (6.91%) Linux
6 155 (6.26%) Windows 10
7 147 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 112 (4.53%) Windows 8
9 104 (4.20%) Unix
10 59 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 45 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 43 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 42 (1.70%) Android
14 39 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (0.69%) CentOS
17 16 (0.65%) Debian
18 10 (0.40%) Kali Linux
19 9 (0.36%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (20.24%) ITIL
2 327 (13.21%) Business Analysis
3 301 (12.16%) Asset Management
4 283 (11.43%) Project Management
5 265 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 241 (9.74%) Wealth Management
7 211 (8.53%) Information Security
8 155 (6.26%) SDLC
9 147 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 114 (4.61%) SIEM
10 114 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 103 (4.16%) Programme Management
11 103 (4.16%) Risk Management
12 98 (3.96%) Change Management
13 97 (3.92%) Service Management
14 96 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
15 95 (3.84%) Process Improvement
16 85 (3.43%) CRM
17 82 (3.31%) Incident Management
17 82 (3.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 352 (14.22%) SQL
2 91 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 43 (1.74%) Java
4 34 (1.37%) Perl
4 34 (1.37%) Python
5 30 (1.21%) C#
6 24 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 23 (0.93%) VBA
8 20 (0.81%) C
9 19 (0.77%) PHP
9 19 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 19 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 18 (0.73%) C++
11 16 (0.65%) R
12 14 (0.57%) VBScript
13 11 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.32%) VB
15 2 (0.081%) Delphi
15 2 (0.081%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.040%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 372 (15.03%) Degree
2 160 (6.46%) CISSP
3 103 (4.16%) CISM
4 101 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 100 (4.04%) ISEB
6 66 (2.67%) MCP
7 56 (2.26%) CISA
8 54 (2.18%) MCSE
9 53 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (1.70%) A+ Certification
10 42 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 41 (1.66%) CCNA
11 41 (1.66%) CRISC
12 31 (1.25%) Security Cleared
13 28 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (1.09%) MCSA
15 23 (0.93%) SC Cleared
16 22 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 20 (0.81%) SANS
18 19 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (5.25%) QA
3 127 (5.13%) SLA
4 87 (3.52%) PCI DSS
5 43 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 39 (1.58%) MiFID
7 35 (1.41%) GDPR
8 32 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 32 (1.29%) EMIR
9 29 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 28 (1.13%) PMO
11 26 (1.05%) COBIT
12 24 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 12 (0.48%) BS25999
14 12 (0.48%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.28%) SSAE 16
16 6 (0.24%) CRD IV
16 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
17 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 784 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 174 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.74%) vSphere
5 33 (1.33%) XenApp
6 32 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (0.53%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.32%) Snort
12 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.20%) pfSense
13 5 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.040%) Docker
15 1 (0.040%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.040%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 94 (3.80%) SCCM
2 36 (1.45%) WSUS
3 19 (0.77%) SCOM
4 18 (0.73%) Nessus
5 15 (0.61%) vCenter Server
6 12 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.32%) OSSEC
10 7 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 7 (0.28%) QRadar
11 6 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.20%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.16%) Nagios
13 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 751 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 288 (11.64%) VMware
3 175 (7.07%) Citrix
4 152 (6.14%) Cisco
5 106 (4.28%) Oracle
6 60 (2.42%) SAP
7 56 (2.26%) HP
8 48 (1.94%) Apple
9 45 (1.82%) ION Trading
10 38 (1.54%) McAfee
11 36 (1.45%) Google
12 34 (1.37%) Dell
13 33 (1.33%) Symantec
14 29 (1.17%) ServiceNow
15 26 (1.05%) CheckPoint
16 25 (1.01%) Red Hat
17 23 (0.93%) Adobe
18 22 (0.89%) Lotus
19 21 (0.85%) Splunk
20 19 (0.77%) Remedy