Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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

Senior Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 273 249
Rank change year-on-year -30 -24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 633 1,473 2,123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.18% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.24% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 594 1,107 1,771
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 60,206 118,984 144,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.59% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48,901 96,291 117,046
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Analyst over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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 -32 559 £50,750 -3.33% 53
UK excluding London +5 401 £45,000 - 39
London -34 212 £64,000 +6.67% 19
North of England +9 119 £45,000 - 9
Work from Home -2 95 £50,000 -1.48% 7
South East +31 91 £53,000 +3.92% 11
Yorkshire -1 77 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +39 75 £50,000 +13.64% 6
West Midlands +15 44 £49,500 +12.50% 3
North West +8 42 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South West +38 40 £39,000 -11.36%
East Midlands +79 31 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Scotland +25 25 £52,500 +28.05% 2
Wales +31 23 £35,000 -1.41%
East of England +60 20 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Northern Ireland +21 8 - - 3

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 183 (28.91%) SQL
2 159 (25.12%) Finance
3 142 (22.43%) Microsoft
4 126 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (17.06%) Business Analysis
7 107 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 98 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
9 96 (15.17%) ITIL
9 96 (15.17%) Office 365
10 83 (13.11%) Analytics
11 75 (11.85%) Windows
12 74 (11.69%) Azure
13 73 (11.53%) SQL Server
13 73 (11.53%) Degree
14 68 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
15 66 (10.43%) Service Management
16 65 (10.27%) Incident Management
17 61 (9.64%) Firewall
17 61 (9.64%) Tableau
18 58 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
18 58 (9.16%) Python
18 58 (9.16%) Problem Management
19 57 (9.00%) Mentoring
19 57 (9.00%) SIEM
20 56 (8.85%) ITSM
21 54 (8.53%) C#
22 53 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
22 53 (8.37%) Power Platform
23 52 (8.21%) Power BI

Senior 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 29 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.84%) CMS
4 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.63%) SAS
6 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.47%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Appian
9 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.32%) Revit
8 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.16%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.11%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.79%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.79%) SAP LE
5 4 (0.63%) FINCAD Analytics
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.63%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 96 (15.17%) Office 365
2 74 (11.69%) Azure
3 53 (8.37%) Power Platform
4 36 (5.69%) SaaS
5 34 (5.37%) AWS
6 16 (2.53%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.26%) G Suite
8 7 (1.11%) IaaS
8 7 (1.11%) PaaS
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon SageMaker
10 4 (0.63%) GCP
10 4 (0.63%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.47%) BPaaS
11 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.64%) Firewall
2 50 (7.90%) Unified Communications
3 33 (5.21%) DNS
4 23 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (2.84%) VPN
6 14 (2.21%) DHCP
6 14 (2.21%) WAN
7 13 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.74%) Internet
9 10 (1.58%) Network Security
10 9 (1.42%) FTP
10 9 (1.42%) LAN
11 8 (1.26%) HTTP
11 8 (1.26%) SSL
12 7 (1.11%) SAN
13 6 (0.95%) MPLS
13 6 (0.95%) SMTP
14 5 (0.79%) DMZ
15 4 (0.63%) BGP
15 4 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.64%) Tableau
3 52 (8.21%) Power BI
4 32 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.16%) Big Data
7 19 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2017
9 16 (2.53%) Looker
10 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.74%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.11%) Mixpanel
13 7 (1.11%) Snowflake Schema
14 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.79%) MySQL
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (3.63%) Selenium
2 20 (3.16%) SpecFlow
3 18 (2.84%) JIRA
4 14 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.11%) JMeter
6 6 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.79%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.63%) Postman
8 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.47%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.32%) Appium
10 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.32%) Toad
10 2 (0.32%) Visual Website Optimizer
11 1 (0.16%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 159 (25.12%) Finance
2 35 (5.53%) Marketing
3 25 (3.95%) Retail
4 23 (3.63%) Banking
5 22 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.69%) Digital Economy
7 16 (2.53%) Advertising
8 14 (2.21%) Law
9 13 (2.05%) Front Office
9 13 (2.05%) Games
10 11 (1.74%) Public Sector
11 10 (1.58%) Back Office
12 8 (1.26%) Legal
13 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.79%) Billing
15 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.63%) Local Government
15 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.16%) .NET
2 24 (3.79%) HTML
2 24 (3.79%) RESTful
2 24 (3.79%) Web Services
3 19 (3.00%) CSS
4 18 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 18 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 18 (2.84%) jQuery
4 18 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (2.21%) Middleware
6 12 (1.90%) REST
7 9 (1.42%) SOAP
8 7 (1.11%) EDI
8 7 (1.11%) Regular Expression
8 7 (1.11%) SAML
9 6 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.95%) LDAP
10 5 (0.79%) EDIFACT
10 5 (0.79%) ggplot2
10 5 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.32%) User Experience
4 20 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.74%) Equities
9 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.42%) Exotic Derivative
9 9 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.95%) Cyberattack
11 6 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.95%) FMCG
11 6 (0.95%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.85%) Windows
2 29 (4.58%) Linux
3 26 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.37%) Unix
4 15 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) Android
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (17.06%) Business Analysis
3 107 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (15.17%) ITIL
6 83 (13.11%) Analytics
7 68 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (10.43%) Service Management
9 65 (10.27%) Incident Management
10 58 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
10 58 (9.16%) Problem Management
11 57 (9.00%) Mentoring
11 57 (9.00%) SIEM
12 56 (8.85%) ITSM
13 53 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
14 48 (7.58%) Requirements Gathering
14 48 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 47 (7.42%) Data Analysis
15 47 (7.42%) Identity Management
16 46 (7.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (28.91%) SQL
2 58 (9.16%) Python
3 54 (8.53%) C#
4 34 (5.37%) Java
5 30 (4.74%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.69%) VBA
7 15 (2.37%) C++
8 12 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.74%) R
10 9 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (1.26%) C
12 5 (0.79%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.32%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) Ruby
15 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 73 (11.53%) Degree
2 51 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 34 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.69%) CISSP
5 17 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (2.05%) ISEB
6 13 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.90%) CREST Certified
8 11 (1.74%) GCIH
9 10 (1.58%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.58%) GCFA
9 10 (1.58%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.58%) Master's Degree
10 9 (1.42%) CISM
10 9 (1.42%) PhD
11 8 (1.26%) MCSE
12 7 (1.11%) CISA
12 7 (1.11%) GCIA
13 6 (0.95%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.64%) GDPR
2 26 (4.11%) QA
3 19 (3.00%) SLA
4 18 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.84%) NIST
5 12 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.74%) NIST 800
7 10 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (1.42%) EMIR
8 9 (1.42%) MiFID
8 9 (1.42%) PMO
9 8 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (1.11%) GPG13
11 5 (0.79%) COBIT
12 4 (0.63%) P3O
13 3 (0.47%) COSO
13 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.47%) HIPAA
System Software
1 44 (6.95%) Virtual Desktop
2 36 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.79%) Shibboleth
6 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.32%) Docker
8 2 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.16%) Snort
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (6.32%) SCCM
2 11 (1.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.47%) QRadar
7 3 (0.47%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.47%) Terraform
8 2 (0.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.32%) WSUS
9 1 (0.16%) CASB
9 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.16%) Puppet
9 1 (0.16%) Suricata
Vendors
1 142 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.53%) Oracle
3 30 (4.74%) Google
4 19 (3.00%) SAP
5 17 (2.69%) Splunk
5 17 (2.69%) VMware
6 12 (1.90%) LogRhythm
7 10 (1.58%) Cisco
8 9 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.26%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.26%) McAfee
10 7 (1.11%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.11%) Sophos
11 6 (0.95%) Ceridian
11 6 (0.95%) HP
11 6 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.79%) Apple
12 5 (0.79%) Citrix
12 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com