Junior Analyst
UK

The median Junior Analyst salary in the UK is £28,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 754 791 866
Rank change year-on-year +37 +75 -102
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 137 215 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 158 277
10th Percentile £21,150 £22,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.15% +1.54% +16.07%
75th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,125 £48,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £29,000 £30,095
% change year-on-year -8.62% -3.64% +20.38%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 91,973 98,868 146,086
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 91.69% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66,504 61,753 85,740
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,308 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.15% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Junior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior Analyst.

Salary trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior Analyst over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 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 +42 122 £28,000 -15.15% 35
UK excluding London -12 93 £26,500 -8.62% 16
London +97 40 £38,750 -3.13% 17
Work from Home +47 36 £37,500 +15.38% 11
South East +25 23 £26,000 -13.33% 6
North of England +33 21 £28,250 +0.89% 5
Midlands +11 18 £23,000 -34.29%
West Midlands +40 13 £27,000 -20.59%
North West +8 13 £25,250 -8.18% 2
East of England +28 9 £26,250 +11.70% 2
South West -12 9 £26,500 -3.64% 3
Yorkshire +87 8 £55,000 +79.87%
Scotland -51 7 £25,000 -16.67%
Wales +8 6 £32,500 -
East Midlands -19 5 £22,000 -48.24%

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, Junior 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 Junior Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (43.07%) Social Skills
2 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.01%) Degree
4 27 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (16.06%) Microsoft 365
6 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (16.06%) Business Analysis
7 21 (15.33%) SQL
8 18 (13.14%) Finance
8 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (13.14%) Azure
9 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.41%) Agile
10 16 (11.68%) Power BI
10 16 (11.68%) Power Platform
10 16 (11.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (10.95%) Public Sector
11 15 (10.95%) Analytics
11 15 (10.95%) Windows
11 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
12 14 (10.22%) Python
12 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.22%) Coaching
12 14 (10.22%) YouTube
13 13 (9.49%) Legal
14 12 (8.76%) ITIL
14 12 (8.76%) SIEM
14 12 (8.76%) Process Improvement

Junior 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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) Confluence
2 4 (2.92%) WordPress
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (13.14%) Azure
3 16 (11.68%) Power Platform
4 6 (4.38%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (4.38%) Entra ID
5 5 (3.65%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.92%) Figma
7 3 (2.19%) AWS
8 2 (1.46%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (1.46%) WhatsApp
9 1 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.73%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (0.73%) GitHub
9 1 (0.73%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.73%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Network Security
2 6 (4.38%) Firewall
3 5 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.19%) DHCP
4 3 (2.19%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.46%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) Power BI
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.38%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.19%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Postman
General
1 59 (43.07%) Social Skills
2 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.14%) Finance
4 16 (11.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 15 (10.95%) Public Sector
6 13 (9.49%) Legal
7 4 (2.92%) Law
7 4 (2.92%) Publishing
8 3 (2.19%) Banking
8 3 (2.19%) Marketing
9 2 (1.46%) Back Office
9 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.46%) Police
9 2 (1.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) JSON
1 3 (2.19%) RESTful
2 2 (1.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (4.38%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.46%) Cyber Threat
5 2 (1.46%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Security Posture
6 1 (0.73%) CCTV
6 1 (0.73%) Cyber Security Posture
6 1 (0.73%) Derivative
6 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.73%) Equities
6 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (16.06%) Business Analysis
4 17 (12.41%) Agile
4 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
5 15 (10.95%) Analytics
6 14 (10.22%) Coaching
6 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.76%) ITIL
7 12 (8.76%) Process Improvement
7 12 (8.76%) SIEM
8 11 (8.03%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.03%) Security Operations
8 11 (8.03%) Visualisation
9 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (6.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 9 (6.57%) Incident Response
9 9 (6.57%) Statistics
9 9 (6.57%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) SQL
2 14 (10.22%) Python
3 6 (4.38%) C#
3 6 (4.38%) C++
4 5 (3.65%) Java
5 3 (2.19%) R
6 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions
7 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (4.38%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.38%) PhD
3 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.92%) MCSA
6 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.19%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Certification
7 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.46%) CompTIA CySA+
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
7 2 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CEH
8 1 (0.73%) GSEC
8 1 (0.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.92%) ISO 20022
3 4 (2.92%) PSD2
4 3 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.19%) NCSC
4 3 (2.19%) NIST
5 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.46%) QA
5 2 (1.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.73%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.73%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.73%) Progress Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) YouTube
3 5 (3.65%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) BT
5 2 (1.46%) Canon
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco
5 2 (1.46%) Darktrace
5 2 (1.46%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) Veeam
6 1 (0.73%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix
6 1 (0.73%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (0.73%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Okta
6 1 (0.73%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.73%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Workday