Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 274 268
Rank change year-on-year +39 -6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 2,081 2,110 2,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.23% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.27% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,805 1,813 1,929
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

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 137,587 165,599 165,823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.34% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109,512 134,671 136,524
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 +43 1,945 £32,500 - 195
UK excluding London +19 1,273 £30,000 - 156
London +73 778 £35,000 -4.11% 54
South East +41 483 £28,400 -5.33% 34
North of England -15 259 £32,500 -10.96% 36
Midlands +7 199 £30,000 +9.09% 31
East of England +84 119 £28,000 -10.40% 20
North West -13 119 £35,000 -6.67% 9
West Midlands -16 115 £30,000 +5.26% 19
Yorkshire -36 115 £32,500 -7.14% 21
South West -18 108 £27,000 +17.39% 20
East Midlands +20 84 £30,000 +20.00% 12
Scotland +12 61 £25,000 -26.47% 10
Wales +4 39 £48,000 +65.52% 5
North East +30 25 £25,000 -23.08% 6
Northern Ireland -26 5 £30,750 +53.75%
Channel Islands +8 2 £30,000 +1.69%
Isle of Man +1 1 £52,500 +61.54%

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT Analyst job roles required the following IT skills 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.

1 922 (44.31%) Windows
2 714 (34.31%) Active Directory
3 671 (32.24%) Microsoft
4 487 (23.40%) ITIL
5 475 (22.83%) Office 365
6 443 (21.29%) Microsoft Office
7 377 (18.12%) Windows Server
8 357 (17.16%) Finance
9 352 (16.91%) Windows 10
10 345 (16.58%) Windows 7
11 340 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
12 295 (14.18%) VMware
13 287 (13.79%) SQL
14 245 (11.77%) Firewall
15 233 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
16 227 (10.91%) MS Exchange
17 224 (10.76%) Degree
18 222 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
19 211 (10.14%) Business Analysis
20 169 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 160 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
22 154 (7.40%) DNS
23 153 (7.35%) Service Management
24 151 (7.26%) Information Security
25 149 (7.16%) Cisco
25 149 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
26 147 (7.06%) SLA
27 142 (6.82%) TCP/IP
28 138 (6.63%) Incident Management
29 134 (6.44%) Legal

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
1 227 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 129 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 59 (2.84%) Skype for Business
4 38 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 25 (1.20%) Confluence
7 23 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (0.82%) IIS
9 12 (0.58%) CMS
10 11 (0.53%) Documentum
11 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.19%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.14%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.096%) Liferay
14 2 (0.096%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.096%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 443 (21.29%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.096%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.096%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.096%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.048%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.048%) InCopy
9 1 (0.048%) InDesign
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) Revit
9 1 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.77%) Maximo
3 6 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.14%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.096%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.048%) JDE World
8 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.048%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.048%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 475 (22.83%) Office 365
2 128 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.77%) Power Platform
5 14 (0.67%) SaaS
6 12 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 9 (0.43%) PowerApps
9 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.29%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.24%) G Suite
12 4 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.14%) Google Sheets
13 3 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.096%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.096%) Trello
15 1 (0.048%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (11.77%) Firewall
2 154 (7.40%) DNS
3 142 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 133 (6.39%) DHCP
5 125 (6.01%) LAN
6 97 (4.66%) VPN
7 84 (4.04%) Network Security
8 83 (3.99%) WAN
9 60 (2.88%) VoIP
10 53 (2.55%) Skype
11 45 (2.16%) Wireless
12 31 (1.49%) SAN
13 30 (1.44%) VLAN
14 28 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (1.15%) Internet
17 21 (1.01%) IP Telephony
18 19 (0.91%) iSCSI
19 18 (0.86%) NAS
20 14 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (0.43%) MySQL
7 7 (0.34%) Big Data
7 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.34%) Power BI
7 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.24%) Adabas
9 5 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 34 (1.63%) JIRA
2 10 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.14%) Selenium
7 2 (0.096%) Hudson
7 2 (0.096%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.048%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.048%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.048%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.048%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.048%) NUnit
8 1 (0.048%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.048%) TestNG
8 1 (0.048%) TestRail
General
1 357 (17.16%) Finance
2 134 (6.44%) Legal
3 130 (6.25%) Law
4 113 (5.43%) Retail
5 53 (2.55%) Banking
6 51 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.63%) Marketing
8 31 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.35%) Advertising
10 14 (0.67%) Back Office
10 14 (0.67%) Front Office
11 12 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.38%) German Language
14 7 (0.34%) Automotive
14 7 (0.34%) Games
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
15 6 (0.29%) Publishing
16 5 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.15%) REST
2 22 (1.06%) Web Services
3 20 (0.96%) HTML
4 19 (0.91%) .NET
5 16 (0.77%) SOAP
6 12 (0.58%) XML
7 9 (0.43%) CSS
7 9 (0.43%) EDI
8 7 (0.34%) Middleware
8 7 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (0.24%) XMPP
11 4 (0.19%) FpML
11 4 (0.19%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.14%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.14%) Spring
13 2 (0.096%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.096%) JSR 168
13 2 (0.096%) JSTL
13 2 (0.096%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 96 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
5 49 (2.35%) iPhone
6 48 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 46 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 42 (2.02%) Smartphone
9 40 (1.92%) iPad
10 28 (1.35%) EPoS
11 27 (1.30%) User Experience
12 25 (1.20%) Blackberry
13 22 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.72%) PKI
15 14 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
16 12 (0.58%) EFT
16 12 (0.58%) Equities
17 11 (0.53%) Clustering
17 11 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 922 (44.31%) Windows
2 377 (18.12%) Windows Server
3 352 (16.91%) Windows 10
4 345 (16.58%) Windows 7
5 149 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (5.33%) Linux
7 103 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (3.65%) Unix
9 63 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 57 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 53 (2.55%) Android
12 46 (2.21%) Mac OS
13 29 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 25 (1.20%) AIX
15 17 (0.82%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.62%) zOS
17 12 (0.58%) HPUX
18 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
20 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (23.40%) ITIL
2 340 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
3 233 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (10.14%) Business Analysis
5 160 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (7.35%) Service Management
7 151 (7.26%) Information Security
8 138 (6.63%) Incident Management
9 132 (6.34%) Change Management
10 112 (5.38%) Project Management
11 92 (4.42%) CRM
12 89 (4.28%) Time Management
13 85 (4.08%) Service Delivery
14 83 (3.99%) PRINCE2
15 80 (3.84%) Waterfall
16 78 (3.75%) SIEM
17 77 (3.70%) ERP
18 71 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
18 71 (3.41%) User Stories
19 70 (3.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (13.79%) SQL
2 72 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.02%) Java
4 27 (1.30%) Python
5 17 (0.82%) C
5 17 (0.82%) Perl
6 15 (0.72%) VBScript
7 14 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.58%) C#
9 12 (0.58%) C++
10 10 (0.48%) VB
11 7 (0.34%) VBA
12 6 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.19%) PHP
14 2 (0.096%) COBOL
15 1 (0.048%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.048%) VB6
Qualifications
1 224 (10.76%) Degree
2 121 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.46%) MCSE
4 70 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 56 (2.69%) CISSP
7 53 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 52 (2.50%) CCNA
9 44 (2.11%) MCP
10 38 (1.83%) CCNP
11 37 (1.78%) CISA
12 34 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 28 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 26 (1.25%) CISM
15 25 (1.20%) MCSA
16 24 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (1.11%) ISEB
18 21 (1.01%) CEH
19 20 (0.96%) GIAC
20 19 (0.91%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.06%) SLA
2 79 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (3.70%) QA
4 52 (2.50%) GDPR
5 50 (2.40%) COBIT
6 32 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 31 (1.49%) PMO
8 29 (1.39%) PCI DSS
9 23 (1.11%) NIST
10 21 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.34%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.14%) ISO 31000
14 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 3 (0.14%) MiFID
14 3 (0.14%) PSD2
15 2 (0.096%) FINRA
System Software
1 714 (34.31%) Active Directory
2 169 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (0.91%) XenApp
7 18 (0.86%) vSphere
8 16 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 12 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (0.14%) IAG
15 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
16 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.048%) Docker
16 1 (0.048%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 89 (4.28%) SCCM
2 27 (1.30%) WSUS
3 16 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 16 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 14 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
5 13 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.38%) Nagios
7 8 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.34%) vMotion
9 5 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.19%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.14%) Ansible
11 3 (0.14%) PTC Integrity
11 3 (0.14%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 671 (32.24%) Microsoft
2 295 (14.18%) VMware
3 149 (7.16%) Cisco
4 111 (5.33%) Citrix
5 78 (3.75%) Apple
6 58 (2.79%) Oracle
7 54 (2.59%) SAP
8 46 (2.21%) HP
9 37 (1.78%) ServiceNow
10 35 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 28 (1.35%) Adobe
13 24 (1.15%) IBM
14 23 (1.11%) Avaya
15 22 (1.06%) Symantec
16 20 (0.96%) iManage
17 17 (0.82%) Dell
17 17 (0.82%) NetApp
17 17 (0.82%) Remedy
18 16 (0.77%) Veeam