Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Solution Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1144 1129
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 63 93 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.049% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.051% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 41 72 124
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.38% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,375 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £51,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.76% -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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Solutions Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst.

Salary trend for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +12 63 £50,000 -4.76% 4
UK excluding London +22 38 £49,500 -4.35% 3
London -1 25 £50,000 - 1
East of England +20 15 £50,000 - 1
South East +16 7 £55,000 -6.38%
Midlands +21 6 £42,500 -19.05% 1
South West +4 6 £75,000 +66.67% 1
West Midlands +11 5 £42,500 -19.05% 1
North of England +6 5 £36,000 +16.13%
North West -15 5 £36,000 -10.00%
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 -

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Solutions Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Solutions Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) Migration
2 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 13 (20.63%) IT Strategy
4 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
4 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.87%) Project Management
5 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (14.29%) ERP
6 9 (14.29%) Use Case
6 9 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
6 9 (14.29%) SaaS
6 9 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 8 (12.70%) Guidewire
7 8 (12.70%) Citrix
7 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
7 8 (12.70%) XML
8 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.11%) VMware
8 7 (11.11%) Change Management
8 7 (11.11%) Finance
8 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 6 (9.52%) IaaS

Solutions 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) assyst
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (4.76%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) SaaS
2 6 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (9.52%) IaaS
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.35%) VPN
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.59%) RStudio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) German Language
3 2 (3.17%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.17%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) Mason
3 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 14 (22.22%) Migration
2 13 (20.63%) IT Strategy
3 10 (15.87%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 9 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 9 (14.29%) ERP
4 9 (14.29%) Use Case
5 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Compliance Management
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) Data Management
7 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.35%) Presales
8 4 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (4.76%) Analytics
9 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) R
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) HND
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PMO
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Citrix
2 8 (12.70%) Guidewire
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) JD Edwards
4 6 (9.52%) SAP
5 4 (6.35%) Avaya
5 4 (6.35%) Brocade
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Nintex
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow