Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 297 289 254
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 497 1,537 2,247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.13% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.18% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 427 1,096 1,786
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,449 £32,750 £33,321
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 46,381 130,574 157,847
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.64% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38,363 104,243 127,113
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
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 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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 -3 442 £55,000 +10.00% 60
UK excluding London +38 304 £47,500 +5.56% 48
London -9 187 £62,500 +4.17% 16
South East +27 72 £55,000 +15.79% 16
North of England +62 71 £45,000 +3.45% 10
Midlands +86 60 £49,000 +11.36% 12
Work from Home +66 58 £52,500 - 4
West Midlands +70 39 £46,250 +2.78% 7
South West +87 37 £41,135 -3.21% 2
Yorkshire +83 37 £43,750 -0.57% 4
North West +57 33 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East Midlands +90 21 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Scotland +82 21 £45,000 +0.40% 1
Wales +23 19 £37,500 -1.32% 2
East of England +90 15 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Northern Ireland +21 9 - - 1
North East +14 1 - - 3

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 134 (26.96%) SQL
2 122 (24.55%) Finance
3 101 (20.32%) Microsoft
3 101 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (14.69%) Azure
6 72 (14.49%) Business Analysis
7 63 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (12.47%) Analytics
9 61 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
9 61 (12.27%) Degree
10 58 (11.67%) Windows
10 58 (11.67%) Office 365
11 53 (10.66%) Python
11 53 (10.66%) SQL Server
12 51 (10.26%) ITIL
12 51 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 48 (9.66%) SIEM
14 43 (8.65%) Data Analysis
14 43 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
15 40 (8.05%) Information Security
15 40 (8.05%) Security Operations
16 39 (7.85%) Test Automation
16 39 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
17 38 (7.65%) C#
17 38 (7.65%) Tableau
18 37 (7.44%) Firewall
19 36 (7.24%) Incident Management
19 36 (7.24%) User Stories
19 36 (7.24%) SDLC

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 13 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.41%) CMS
2 12 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.01%) WordPress
5 4 (0.80%) SAS
5 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
6 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) Appian
8 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) Luigi
8 1 (0.20%) nginx
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.41%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.01%) SAP LE
5 4 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.80%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Maximo
6 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP IBP
6 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 73 (14.69%) Azure
2 58 (11.67%) Office 365
3 35 (7.04%) SaaS
4 31 (6.24%) Power Platform
5 26 (5.23%) AWS
6 17 (3.42%) Google Analytics
7 10 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.01%) PaaS
8 6 (1.21%) GCP
9 5 (1.01%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.01%) IaaS
9 5 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.60%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.60%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.60%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.40%) BPaaS
12 2 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.44%) Firewall
2 28 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (4.83%) Unified Communications
4 21 (4.23%) DNS
5 13 (2.62%) VPN
6 12 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.01%) DHCP
7 10 (2.01%) Internet
7 10 (2.01%) Network Security
8 9 (1.81%) WAN
9 8 (1.61%) LAN
10 6 (1.21%) Skype
11 5 (1.01%) DMZ
12 4 (0.80%) tcpdump
12 4 (0.80%) Wireless
12 4 (0.80%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.60%) Broadband
13 3 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.60%) SAN
13 3 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.65%) Tableau
3 31 (6.24%) Power BI
4 18 (3.62%) Big Data
5 17 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.21%) QlikView
9 10 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (2.01%) SQL Server 2017
10 6 (1.21%) Mixpanel
11 5 (1.01%) Looker
11 5 (1.01%) MySQL
12 4 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.80%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.60%) Tableau Desktop
Development Applications
1 23 (4.63%) Selenium
2 16 (3.22%) SpecFlow
2 16 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (2.01%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.01%) JIRA
5 5 (1.01%) JMeter
5 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.01%) Postman
5 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.80%) FitNesse
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.60%) Appium
7 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.40%) Toad
8 2 (0.40%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 2 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 122 (24.55%) Finance
2 26 (5.23%) Banking
3 19 (3.82%) Marketing
4 17 (3.42%) Retail
5 15 (3.02%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.82%) Front Office
7 12 (2.41%) Back Office
8 9 (1.81%) Advertising
8 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.41%) Legal
9 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.21%) Billing
10 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.21%) Local Government
10 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.01%) Games
11 5 (1.01%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.60%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.23%) .NET
2 14 (2.82%) HTML
3 11 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.21%) CSS
3 11 (2.21%) jQuery
4 10 (2.01%) RESTful
5 8 (1.61%) Web Services
6 7 (1.41%) EDI
6 7 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (1.21%) JSON
7 6 (1.21%) Middleware
7 6 (1.21%) REST
7 6 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (1.21%) XML
8 5 (1.01%) Ajax
8 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.01%) EDIFACT
8 5 (1.01%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.01%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (3.62%) User Experience
5 15 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.81%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.41%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.21%) Derivative
10 6 (1.21%) Equities
10 6 (1.21%) NHS
10 6 (1.21%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.01%) Exotic Derivative
11 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) FMCG
12 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.67%) Windows
2 33 (6.64%) Linux
3 18 (3.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.22%) Unix
5 13 (2.62%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.49%) Business Analysis
3 63 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (12.47%) Analytics
5 61 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (10.26%) ITIL
6 51 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 48 (9.66%) SIEM
8 43 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (8.65%) Data Analysis
9 40 (8.05%) Information Security
9 40 (8.05%) Security Operations
10 39 (7.85%) Test Automation
11 36 (7.24%) Incident Management
11 36 (7.24%) SDLC
11 36 (7.24%) User Stories
12 35 (7.04%) Requirements Gathering
13 34 (6.84%) Coaching
14 31 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (6.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (26.96%) SQL
2 53 (10.66%) Python
3 38 (7.65%) C#
4 30 (6.04%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.83%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.42%) Java
7 13 (2.62%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.21%) C++
9 10 (2.01%) VBA
10 8 (1.61%) R
11 7 (1.41%) Perl
11 7 (1.41%) PHP
12 6 (1.21%) C
13 4 (0.80%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.80%) Ruby
14 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.20%) Scala
16 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (12.27%) Degree
2 28 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.62%) GCFA
5 13 (2.62%) ISEB
6 12 (2.41%) CISSP
7 10 (2.01%) GCIH
8 9 (1.81%) GCIA
8 9 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.61%) CISM
9 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.41%) CREST Certified
10 7 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.41%) PhD
10 7 (1.41%) SANS
11 6 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.04%) QA
2 20 (4.02%) SLA
3 17 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 15 (3.02%) GDPR
5 14 (2.82%) NIST
6 11 (2.21%) NIST 800
7 8 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (1.01%) EMIR
9 5 (1.01%) GPG13
9 5 (1.01%) MiFID
10 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.80%) PMO
11 3 (0.60%) ITGC
12 2 (0.40%) COBIT
12 2 (0.40%) COSO
12 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.60%) Snort
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Docker
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (3.22%) SCCM
2 8 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (1.21%) CSIRT
4 5 (1.01%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.40%) QRadar
6 2 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) CASB
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.20%) Nessus
7 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.20%) Suricata
Vendors
1 101 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.64%) Oracle
3 26 (5.23%) Google
4 23 (4.63%) SAP
5 14 (2.82%) VMware
6 12 (2.41%) LogRhythm
6 12 (2.41%) Splunk
7 10 (2.01%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.61%) Cisco
9 7 (1.41%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.21%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.01%) Apple
11 5 (1.01%) Citrix
11 5 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.01%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.80%) Amplitude
12 4 (0.80%) Ceridian
12 4 (0.80%) HP
12 4 (0.80%) Sage
13 3 (0.60%) Sitecore