Senior Analyst
UK

The median Senior Analyst salary in the UK is £59,451 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 November 2023.

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

6 months to
29 Nov 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 229 235 340
Rank change year-on-year +6 +105 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 808 1,995 1,408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.59% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.66% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 591 1,208 1,019
10th Percentile £37,750 £39,925 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,306 £45,000 £43,200
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,451 £56,125 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.93% +2.05% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,306 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 51,668 119,945 122,710
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 95.32% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37,837 75,409 83,805
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 29 November 2023.

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 29 November 2023. 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 -9 677 £59,451 +3.39% 320
UK excluding London -19 431 £52,500 +5.00% 148
London +50 342 £65,114 -3.54% 176
Work from Home -38 311 £57,500 +0.88% 138
North of England -30 109 £51,528 +3.06% 37
South East +43 79 £55,000 -8.33% 30
Midlands +2 70 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Yorkshire -25 55 £52,500 +3.45% 10
Wales +31 53 £51,528 +14.30% 4
South West +32 51 £59,451 +18.90% 22
North West +46 47 £50,000 - 23
West Midlands -2 44 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Scotland +41 41 £53,264 +8.70% 6
East Midlands +37 23 £47,500 -5.28% 8
East of England +37 20 £40,000 -33.33% 16
Northern Ireland +22 8 £66,250 +32.50% 3
North East +29 7 £38,500 -23.00% 4

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

For the 6 months to 29 November 2023, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 309 (38.24%) Finance
2 291 (36.01%) Social Skills
3 266 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
4 246 (30.45%) SQL
5 215 (26.61%) Agile
6 195 (24.13%) Problem-Solving
7 173 (21.41%) Degree
8 165 (20.42%) Microsoft
9 148 (18.32%) Analytics
10 129 (15.97%) Azure
11 126 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
12 123 (15.22%) Power Platform
13 120 (14.85%) Power BI
14 118 (14.60%) Python
15 109 (13.49%) ITIL
16 98 (12.13%) Actionable Insight
17 97 (12.00%) Banking
18 94 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
19 92 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
20 91 (11.26%) Retail
21 87 (10.77%) Microsoft 365
22 86 (10.64%) Decision-Making
22 86 (10.64%) Active Directory
23 84 (10.40%) Security Cleared
24 83 (10.27%) Incident Management
24 83 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
25 82 (10.15%) Unix
25 82 (10.15%) Mentoring
26 80 (9.90%) Business Analysis
27 79 (9.78%) Oracle

Senior 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 59 (7.30%) WebLogic
2 48 (5.94%) SAS
3 15 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.49%) Apache
4 12 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.36%) Confluence
6 2 (0.25%) IIS
6 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) Trello
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.99%) Endur
3 3 (0.37%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) iTrent
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.12%) Primavera
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 129 (15.97%) Azure
2 123 (15.22%) Power Platform
3 87 (10.77%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (3.84%) AWS
5 20 (2.48%) Azure DevOps
6 19 (2.35%) Entra ID
7 14 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.73%) GCP
8 12 (1.49%) SaaS
9 11 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (0.99%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.99%) Nutanix
11 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.62%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.50%) dbt
13 4 (0.50%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.37%) Azure Sentinel
14 3 (0.37%) Vertex AI
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.56%) Firewall
2 37 (4.58%) Network Security
3 32 (3.96%) LAN
3 32 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.84%) WAN
5 18 (2.23%) VPN
6 15 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (1.73%) SD-WAN
8 12 (1.49%) DNS
9 11 (1.36%) HTTP
10 9 (1.11%) Internet
10 9 (1.11%) SMTP
11 7 (0.87%) FTP
12 6 (0.74%) Sourcefire
12 6 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.62%) DHCP
14 4 (0.50%) VoIP
14 4 (0.50%) Wireless
14 4 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (14.85%) Power BI
2 59 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (5.82%) SQL Server
4 46 (5.69%) Tableau
5 41 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.24%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.24%) MS Access
10 9 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.87%) Metadata
12 5 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.62%) Power Query
13 4 (0.50%) GIS
13 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 3 (0.37%) Looker
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (4.46%) JIRA
2 7 (0.87%) Git
3 3 (0.37%) Postman
3 3 (0.37%) Selenium
4 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.12%) Appium
5 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) JMeter
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 309 (38.24%) Finance
2 291 (36.01%) Social Skills
3 266 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (12.00%) Banking
5 91 (11.26%) Retail
6 73 (9.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 50 (6.19%) Law
8 49 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
9 39 (4.83%) Marketing
10 31 (3.84%) Legal
11 28 (3.47%) Games
12 22 (2.72%) Organisational Skills
13 17 (2.10%) Public Sector
14 16 (1.98%) Advertising
15 13 (1.61%) Back Office
15 13 (1.61%) Manufacturing
16 10 (1.24%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.99%) Front Office
18 7 (0.87%) Retail Finance
18 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.30%) J2EE
1 59 (7.30%) Java EE
1 59 (7.30%) Spring
2 15 (1.86%) JSON
3 12 (1.49%) HTML
4 10 (1.24%) .NET
4 10 (1.24%) ARM Templates
5 9 (1.11%) Django
6 8 (0.99%) XML
7 7 (0.87%) CSS
7 7 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.87%) LDAP
8 6 (0.74%) React
9 4 (0.50%) Laravel
9 4 (0.50%) Node.js
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.50%) REST
9 4 (0.50%) Vue
10 3 (0.37%) SOAP
10 3 (0.37%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.32%) Credit Risk
2 42 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (3.47%) Product Ownership
5 24 (2.97%) Onboarding
6 22 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 17 (2.10%) Analytical Mindset
8 16 (1.98%) Cyber Threat
8 16 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.49%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.36%) Reinsurance
10 11 (1.36%) Security Posture
11 10 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.24%) Insider Threat
11 10 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (0.74%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.15%) Unix
2 66 (8.17%) Windows
3 33 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.49%) Linux
6 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (26.61%) Agile
2 195 (24.13%) Problem-Solving
3 148 (18.32%) Analytics
4 126 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
5 109 (13.49%) ITIL
6 98 (12.13%) Actionable Insight
7 92 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
8 86 (10.64%) Decision-Making
9 83 (10.27%) Incident Management
9 83 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (10.15%) Mentoring
11 80 (9.90%) Business Analysis
12 77 (9.53%) Impact Assessments
12 77 (9.53%) Service Management
13 69 (8.54%) Project Management
14 64 (7.92%) Containerisation
15 63 (7.80%) Data Modelling
15 63 (7.80%) Enterprise Architecture
16 62 (7.67%) Data Analysis
17 60 (7.43%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (30.45%) SQL
2 118 (14.60%) Python
3 72 (8.91%) Java
4 61 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 53 (6.56%) R
6 31 (3.84%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.23%) VBA
9 13 (1.61%) C#
10 11 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions
10 11 (1.36%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.87%) C++
13 5 (0.62%) C
13 5 (0.62%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.62%) PHP
14 3 (0.37%) Kusto Query Language
14 3 (0.37%) VB
15 2 (0.25%) RPG
15 2 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 173 (21.41%) Degree
2 84 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 72 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.85%) CISSP
6 21 (2.60%) Master's Degree
7 20 (2.48%) CCNA
8 19 (2.35%) CCNP
9 16 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.73%) CISM
11 12 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (1.49%) GIAC
12 11 (1.36%) CISA
13 10 (1.24%) CEH
13 10 (1.24%) ISACA
13 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.99%) ISEB
15 7 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.79%) SLA
2 24 (2.97%) NIST
3 23 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 23 (2.85%) QA
4 21 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (2.10%) IFRS
6 15 (1.86%) CRD IV
6 15 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (1.73%) GRC
8 13 (1.61%) GDPR
9 12 (1.49%) IFRS 9
10 11 (1.36%) PMO
11 10 (1.24%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.62%) GAAP
15 3 (0.37%) COBIT
16 2 (0.25%) Accessibility
16 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
17 1 (0.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 86 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.99%) Docker
4 5 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Snort
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (7.55%) Single Sign-On
2 59 (7.30%) OpenSSO
3 20 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (2.10%) SCCM
5 9 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.25%) Terraform
8 2 (0.25%) VxRail
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.12%) Progress Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 165 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.78%) Oracle
3 59 (7.30%) Remedy
4 53 (6.56%) Citrix
5 44 (5.45%) VMware
6 37 (4.58%) Cisco
7 25 (3.09%) Google
8 23 (2.85%) Juniper
9 20 (2.48%) Palo Alto
9 20 (2.48%) SAP
10 17 (2.10%) Splunk
11 16 (1.98%) Alteryx
12 15 (1.86%) Teradata
13 14 (1.73%) Acronis
13 14 (1.73%) Symantec
14 13 (1.61%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.36%) ServiceNow
16 10 (1.24%) Dataiku
16 10 (1.24%) HP
17 9 (1.11%) IBM