Period
to 21 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £53,747 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 301 299
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,299 497 1,532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 1.02% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.07% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 926 386 1,091
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,625 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,747 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.41% +6.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,932 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.07% -

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 115,071 46,466 131,108
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.20% 94.98% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79,593 38,910 105,900
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -22 1,152 £54,500 -0.91% 105
UK excluding London -26 676 £47,500 +3.41% 74
London -23 530 £60,000 -5.51% 39
Work from Home -96 274 £55,000 +3.77% 21
North of England -26 183 £45,000 - 27
South East -64 159 £55,000 - 12
Midlands -57 124 £47,500 +2.70% 9
West Midlands -58 92 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire -46 91 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England -40 85 £43,500 -20.91% 10
North West -40 81 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South West -59 56 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Scotland -64 41 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -67 32 £45,750 -3.68% 1
Wales -44 27 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North East -14 13 £45,000 - 3
Channel Islands - 2 £38,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -56 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 404 (31.10%) Social Skills
2 370 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (28.33%) SQL
4 338 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
5 330 (25.40%) Finance
6 237 (18.24%) Analytics
7 204 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
8 202 (15.55%) Microsoft
9 196 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
10 181 (13.93%) Business Analysis
11 171 (13.16%) Power Platform
12 166 (12.78%) Power BI
13 164 (12.63%) Azure
14 156 (12.01%) Degree
15 149 (11.47%) Microsoft Excel
16 148 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 144 (11.09%) Project Management
18 129 (9.93%) Windows
19 128 (9.85%) Python
20 121 (9.31%) Microsoft 365
21 119 (9.16%) Visualisation
22 117 (9.01%) Requirements Gathering
23 110 (8.47%) Tableau
23 110 (8.47%) Mentoring
24 105 (8.08%) Process Improvement
25 101 (7.78%) Scrum
26 97 (7.47%) User Stories
27 95 (7.31%) Marketing
28 93 (7.16%) Google
29 92 (7.08%) Data Visualisation

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 41 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.08%) SAS
3 21 (1.62%) GeoServer
4 17 (1.31%) Confluence
5 15 (1.15%) IIS
6 8 (0.62%) Apache
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.54%) CMS
8 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.31%) JBoss
9 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) Moodle
11 1 (0.077%) Drupal
11 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.077%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 149 (11.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.38%) InVision
6 5 (0.38%) Sketch
6 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.077%) EViews
9 1 (0.077%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Raiser's Edge
2 7 (0.54%) Workday HCM
3 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) FastStats
4 5 (0.38%) Magento
4 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.15%) RESILIA
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.15%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.077%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.077%) iTrent
8 1 (0.077%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 171 (13.16%) Power Platform
2 164 (12.63%) Azure
3 121 (9.31%) Microsoft 365
4 90 (6.93%) AWS
5 50 (3.85%) Google Analytics
6 31 (2.39%) GCP
7 25 (1.92%) SaaS
8 17 (1.31%) Azure Sentinel
9 13 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (1.00%) PowerApps
10 11 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
11 10 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (0.77%) OpenDNS
11 10 (0.77%) Power Automate
12 9 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.69%) Slack
13 8 (0.62%) Google Data Studio
13 8 (0.62%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.54%) Google Ads
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.85%) Firewall
2 41 (3.16%) HTTP
3 32 (2.46%) DNS
4 30 (2.31%) VPN
5 28 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.08%) Network Security
7 24 (1.85%) DHCP
8 20 (1.54%) Broadband
8 20 (1.54%) WAN
9 16 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (1.08%) SAN
11 13 (1.00%) VLAN
12 12 (0.92%) LAN
13 10 (0.77%) VoIP
14 9 (0.69%) Wireshark
15 8 (0.62%) Wireless
16 7 (0.54%) FTP
16 7 (0.54%) SSL
17 6 (0.46%) Internet
17 6 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.78%) Power BI
2 110 (8.47%) Tableau
3 70 (5.39%) SQL Server
4 50 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.08%) GIS
8 24 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 21 (1.62%) QGIS
12 20 (1.54%) BigQuery
13 18 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (1.23%) Data Lake
15 15 (1.15%) Big Data
15 15 (1.15%) Looker
16 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.77%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.77%) MS Access
17 10 (0.77%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 86 (6.62%) JIRA
2 37 (2.85%) Selenium
3 20 (1.54%) Postman
4 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.46%) JMeter
10 6 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.38%) Appium
11 5 (0.38%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.38%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.38%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.23%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.15%) GitLab
14 2 (0.15%) RStudio
General
1 404 (31.10%) Social Skills
2 338 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (25.40%) Finance
4 95 (7.31%) Marketing
5 76 (5.85%) Retail
6 75 (5.77%) Banking
7 67 (5.16%) Legal
8 51 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
9 49 (3.77%) Influencing Skills
10 43 (3.31%) Public Sector
11 38 (2.93%) Advertising
11 38 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 35 (2.69%) Manufacturing
13 33 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
14 32 (2.46%) Games
14 32 (2.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 28 (2.16%) Law
16 19 (1.46%) Billing
17 18 (1.39%) Back Office
17 18 (1.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.62%) CSS
2 28 (2.16%) XML
3 26 (2.00%) HTML
4 22 (1.69%) React
5 21 (1.62%) Leaflet
5 21 (1.62%) OpenLayers
5 21 (1.62%) REST
6 20 (1.54%) Web Services
7 14 (1.08%) Gherkin
8 12 (0.92%) .NET
9 10 (0.77%) SOAP
10 8 (0.62%) LAMP
10 8 (0.62%) OC4J
11 7 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.46%) LDAP
13 5 (0.38%) Middleware
13 5 (0.38%) RESTful
14 4 (0.31%) JSON
14 4 (0.31%) PostGIS
15 3 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.70%) Management Information System
2 64 (4.93%) User Experience
3 27 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 24 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 23 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 21 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
9 17 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
9 17 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (1.31%) Social Media
10 15 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.08%) Reinsurance
12 12 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.92%) Life Science
12 12 (0.92%) PMI
13 11 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.85%) FMCG
13 11 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (9.93%) Windows
2 62 (4.77%) Linux
3 26 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 26 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (1.62%) Ubuntu
5 14 (1.08%) Unix
6 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.62%) Android
9 8 (0.62%) SUSE
9 8 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.38%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (18.24%) Analytics
3 204 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
4 196 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 181 (13.93%) Business Analysis
6 148 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 144 (11.09%) Project Management
8 119 (9.16%) Visualisation
9 117 (9.01%) Requirements Gathering
10 110 (8.47%) Mentoring
11 105 (8.08%) Process Improvement
12 101 (7.78%) Scrum
13 97 (7.47%) User Stories
14 92 (7.08%) Data Visualisation
15 91 (7.01%) ITIL
16 88 (6.77%) Test Automation
16 88 (6.77%) Waterfall
17 87 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
18 81 (6.24%) Information Security
19 79 (6.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 368 (28.33%) SQL
2 128 (9.85%) Python
3 52 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 37 (2.85%) C#
5 37 (2.85%) Java
6 35 (2.69%) PowerShell
7 34 (2.62%) R
8 28 (2.16%) VBA
9 21 (1.62%) C
10 13 (1.00%) Perl
11 9 (0.69%) C++
11 9 (0.69%) Korn
12 8 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.54%) VB
13 7 (0.54%) VBScript
14 6 (0.46%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.31%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 156 (12.01%) Degree
2 60 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.08%) CISSP
5 24 (1.85%) ISEB
6 23 (1.77%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.15%) CCNP
9 15 (1.15%) CISM
9 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.69%) CBAP
11 9 (0.69%) GIAC
11 9 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.62%) CEH
12 8 (0.62%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.85%) QA
2 41 (3.16%) SLA
3 39 (3.00%) GDPR
4 30 (2.31%) PMO
5 25 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 18 (1.39%) GRC
8 17 (1.31%) NIST
9 15 (1.15%) Accessibility
10 10 (0.77%) COBIT
11 9 (0.69%) MiFID
11 9 (0.69%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.62%) GLP
13 7 (0.54%) COREP
13 7 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.54%) Good Clinical Practice
13 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.23%) IFRS
15 3 (0.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 69 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.85%) Snort
5 5 (0.38%) Squid
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.31%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.15%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.15%) RACF
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.077%) Docker
9 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.077%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (0.62%) Nagios
2 8 (0.62%) Nessus
3 5 (0.38%) Nexpose
3 5 (0.38%) Puppet
3 5 (0.38%) SCCM
3 5 (0.38%) Suricata
4 4 (0.31%) Terraform
5 3 (0.23%) Ansible
5 3 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.23%) QRadar
6 2 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.077%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.077%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.077%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 202 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.16%) Google
3 47 (3.62%) Oracle
4 37 (2.85%) Cisco
4 37 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (2.69%) SAP
5 35 (2.69%) VMware
6 28 (2.16%) Splunk
7 25 (1.92%) Adobe
8 21 (1.62%) Palo Alto
9 20 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.31%) Citrix
12 16 (1.23%) LogRhythm
13 15 (1.15%) HP
14 13 (1.00%) Dell
14 13 (1.00%) Sun
15 10 (0.77%) Blue Coat
15 10 (0.77%) Workday
15 10 (0.77%) Zscaler