Period
to 31 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 279 288
Rank change year-on-year -55 +9 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,099 768 1,691
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.13% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 782 536 1,217
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +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 103,600 64,604 137,788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.20% 94.98% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,649 52,688 111,409
10th Percentile £31,984 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £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 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -30 1,025 £52,500 -4.55% 118
UK excluding London -37 530 £47,500 +2.15% 86
London -47 516 £60,000 -4.00% 40
Work from Home -113 176 £51,500 +3.00% 14
South East -56 144 £50,000 -4.76% 21
North of England -38 118 £45,000 -4.76% 21
Midlands -42 111 £49,000 +8.89% 16
West Midlands -51 78 £49,250 +9.44% 15
East of England +2 69 £41,250 -21.43% 9
North West -21 56 £45,000 - 11
South West -50 52 £42,365 +3.83% 10
Yorkshire -59 51 £45,000 -5.26% 9
East Midlands -35 33 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Scotland -69 28 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North East -15 13 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Wales -33 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 331 (30.12%) Finance
2 314 (28.57%) SQL
3 300 (27.30%) Social Skills
4 276 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
6 182 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
7 172 (15.65%) Analytics
8 165 (15.01%) Microsoft
9 154 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
10 140 (12.74%) Business Analysis
11 130 (11.83%) Degree
12 126 (11.46%) Azure
13 125 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 121 (11.01%) Windows
15 116 (10.56%) Power Platform
16 115 (10.46%) Tableau
16 115 (10.46%) Power BI
17 109 (9.92%) Visualisation
18 104 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
19 96 (8.74%) Marketing
19 96 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
20 95 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
21 90 (8.19%) Information Security
21 90 (8.19%) ITIL
21 90 (8.19%) Mentoring
22 86 (7.83%) Project Management
23 85 (7.73%) Python
23 85 (7.73%) Data Visualisation
24 83 (7.55%) Google
25 81 (7.37%) AWS

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 24 (2.18%) MS Exchange
1 24 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.00%) SAS
3 18 (1.64%) GeoServer
4 8 (0.73%) IIS
5 6 (0.55%) CMS
5 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.45%) Apache
6 5 (0.45%) Confluence
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.18%) Moodle
9 1 (0.091%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.091%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.18%) InVision
6 12 (1.09%) Sketch
7 10 (0.91%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.18%) SPSS
10 1 (0.091%) EViews
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.091%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.091%) Stata
10 1 (0.091%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.91%) Elite 3E
3 9 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.45%) FastStats
5 5 (0.45%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.36%) Magento
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.18%) RESILIA
8 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.091%) iTrent
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 126 (11.46%) Azure
2 116 (10.56%) Power Platform
3 104 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
4 81 (7.37%) AWS
5 48 (4.37%) GCP
6 31 (2.82%) Google Analytics
7 21 (1.91%) SaaS
8 16 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.36%) Azure Sentinel
10 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 12 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.91%) PowerApps
13 9 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (0.73%) OpenDNS
15 6 (0.55%) GitHub
16 5 (0.45%) dbt
16 5 (0.45%) Snowflake
17 4 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
17 4 (0.36%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.28%) Firewall
2 39 (3.55%) VPN
3 29 (2.64%) HTTP
4 19 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (1.73%) Network Security
5 18 (1.64%) DNS
6 15 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.00%) WAN
8 10 (0.91%) Broadband
8 10 (0.91%) LAN
9 9 (0.82%) SAN
10 8 (0.73%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.64%) DHCP
11 7 (0.64%) SSL
12 6 (0.55%) FTP
13 5 (0.45%) SMTP
13 5 (0.45%) VoIP
14 4 (0.36%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (10.46%) Power BI
1 115 (10.46%) Tableau
2 74 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 43 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (3.09%) BigQuery
7 28 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 25 (2.27%) GIS
9 20 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.64%) QGIS
11 17 (1.55%) Relational Database
12 14 (1.27%) Looker
12 14 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.00%) Big Data
15 9 (0.82%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.73%) QlikView
17 7 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (4.55%) JIRA
2 25 (2.27%) Selenium
3 17 (1.55%) Postman
4 13 (1.18%) Metasploit
4 13 (1.18%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.55%) JMeter
8 5 (0.45%) Burp Suite
8 5 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.45%) TestRail
9 4 (0.36%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.18%) Appium
11 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.18%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.18%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 331 (30.12%) Finance
2 300 (27.30%) Social Skills
3 269 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (8.74%) Marketing
5 68 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
6 58 (5.28%) Banking
7 52 (4.73%) Legal
8 42 (3.82%) Influencing Skills
9 40 (3.64%) Retail
10 35 (3.18%) Manufacturing
11 33 (3.00%) Public Sector
12 32 (2.91%) Law
12 32 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
13 30 (2.73%) Games
14 24 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (2.00%) Advertising
16 21 (1.91%) Brand Awareness
17 19 (1.73%) Local Government
18 17 (1.55%) Digital Economy
19 16 (1.46%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.55%) CSS
2 30 (2.73%) HTML
3 25 (2.27%) XML
4 23 (2.09%) Web Services
5 19 (1.73%) React
6 18 (1.64%) Leaflet
6 18 (1.64%) OpenLayers
6 18 (1.64%) REST
7 13 (1.18%) .NET
8 7 (0.64%) EDI
8 7 (0.64%) RESTful
9 6 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (0.55%) Gherkin
9 6 (0.55%) jQuery
10 5 (0.45%) LAMP
10 5 (0.45%) LDAP
10 5 (0.45%) OC4J
10 5 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.82%) Management Information System
2 53 (4.82%) User Experience
3 30 (2.73%) Credit Risk
4 24 (2.18%) Analytical Mindset
5 22 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
7 17 (1.55%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.09%) FMCG
11 11 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
13 8 (0.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 8 (0.73%) Cyberattack
13 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 121 (11.01%) Windows
2 56 (5.10%) Linux
3 34 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 20 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 19 (1.73%) Unix
6 18 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.73%) Android
8 8 (0.73%) Kali Linux
9 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.45%) SUSE
10 5 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
3 172 (15.65%) Analytics
4 154 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (12.74%) Business Analysis
6 125 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (9.92%) Visualisation
8 95 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
9 90 (8.19%) Information Security
9 90 (8.19%) ITIL
9 90 (8.19%) Mentoring
10 86 (7.83%) Project Management
11 85 (7.73%) Data Visualisation
12 78 (7.10%) Requirements Gathering
13 75 (6.82%) Waterfall
14 69 (6.28%) Data Analysis
15 67 (6.10%) Decision-Making
16 64 (5.82%) DevOps
16 64 (5.82%) Scrum
17 63 (5.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 314 (28.57%) SQL
2 85 (7.73%) Python
3 46 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 41 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 35 (3.18%) T-SQL
6 34 (3.09%) C#
7 29 (2.64%) Java
8 20 (1.82%) C
8 20 (1.82%) R
8 20 (1.82%) VBA
9 16 (1.46%) C++
10 12 (1.09%) Perl
11 10 (0.91%) Korn
11 10 (0.91%) VB
12 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.45%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.27%) SOQL
15 3 (0.27%) VBScript
16 1 (0.091%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 130 (11.83%) Degree
2 46 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.09%) CISSP
4 22 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.18%) CEH
8 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.91%) ISEB
9 10 (0.91%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.82%) OSCP
11 8 (0.73%) CCAB
11 8 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (0.64%) CISM
12 7 (0.64%) GIAC
12 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.64%) MCSE
12 7 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.37%) QA
2 35 (3.18%) GDPR
3 27 (2.46%) SLA
4 25 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (2.18%) PMO
6 22 (2.00%) Data Quality
7 15 (1.36%) MiFID
8 13 (1.18%) GRC
9 12 (1.09%) Actionable Recommendations
9 12 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (1.09%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.91%) Accessibility
10 10 (0.91%) NIST
11 9 (0.82%) IFRS
12 7 (0.64%) COREP
13 5 (0.45%) COBIT
13 5 (0.45%) GLP
14 4 (0.36%) Good Clinical Practice
14 4 (0.36%) GPG13
15 3 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 59 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.91%) Snort
4 8 (0.73%) Squid
5 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.36%) Docker
6 4 (0.36%) NFS
6 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.36%) XenApp
6 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (1.18%) Nessus
2 11 (1.00%) SCCM
3 9 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.73%) Nexpose
4 8 (0.73%) QRadar
4 8 (0.73%) Suricata
5 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.55%) Nagios
6 4 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.27%) SCOM
8 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.18%) WMI
9 1 (0.091%) Ansible
9 1 (0.091%) Control-M
9 1 (0.091%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.091%) Kibana
9 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.091%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 165 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.55%) Google
3 39 (3.55%) Cisco
3 39 (3.55%) Oracle
3 39 (3.55%) SAP
4 35 (3.18%) VMware
5 31 (2.82%) Splunk
6 26 (2.37%) LogRhythm
7 25 (2.27%) Adobe
8 24 (2.18%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 18 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.46%) Citrix
11 13 (1.18%) Blue Coat
11 13 (1.18%) FireEye
11 13 (1.18%) Palo Alto
12 10 (0.91%) Intapp
13 9 (0.82%) Carbon Black
13 9 (0.82%) CrowdStrike
13 9 (0.82%) Qualys