The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

System Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 378 329
Rank change year-on-year -41 -49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 574 791 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.80% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 468 689 944
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 530 £45,000 +5.88% 53
London +19 223 £57,500 +21.05% 22
South East +10 82 £45,000 - 7
City of London +56 80 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South West -13 50 £37,500 -14.77% 7
West Midlands +17 44 £37,500 - 7
East of England -35 41 £44,000 - 1
North West -81 39 £37,500 - 3
Manchester -42 28 £37,500 +5.11%
Hertfordshire -4 26 £44,000 -12.00%
Scotland -2 24 £40,000 -8.04% 5
East Midlands +6 22 £46,500 +24.00% 2
Yorkshire -41 21 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Wales +24 18 £34,250 +55.68%
Surrey +30 16 £45,000 -2.70% 1
West Sussex +23 15 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Birmingham +9 14 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +3 13 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Edinburgh -11 13 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Staffordshire +27 12 £30,000 - 2
Somerset +13 12 £30,000 +57.89%
Oxfordshire +22 11 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Watford -16 11 £37,844 -24.31%
Worthing - 11 £60,000 - 1
Bath - 11 £30,000 -
Berkshire +10 10 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Devon +9 10 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Stockport -12 10 £36,500 +4.28%
Hampshire +19 9 £36,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +17 9 £42,500 +13.33%

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 439 (40.28%) SQL
2 435 (39.91%) Finance
3 232 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 205 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (17.98%) SQL Server
6 186 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (13.21%) Project Management
8 141 (12.94%) Degree
9 128 (11.74%) Business Analysis
9 128 (11.74%) ERP
10 116 (10.64%) Oracle
11 115 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
12 112 (10.28%) XML
12 112 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
13 107 (9.82%) Systems Analysis
14 105 (9.63%) Windows
15 104 (9.54%) Management Information System
16 97 (8.90%) T-SQL
17 95 (8.72%) SAP
18 90 (8.26%) SDLC
19 82 (7.52%) Law
20 78 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
21 77 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 75 (6.88%) Legal
23 74 (6.79%) Active Directory
24 73 (6.70%) Windows Server
25 72 (6.61%) Manufacturing
26 70 (6.42%) Migration
27 69 (6.33%) CRM
28 67 (6.15%) ITIL

Systems 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 39 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 32 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.10%) Confluence
6 12 (1.10%) IIS
7 9 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.46%) CMS
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.18%) TYPO3
11 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 112 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.37%) Windchill
7 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.092%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (1.93%) Unit4 Business World
4 18 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (1.47%) SAP CO
6 16 (1.47%) SAP FI
7 13 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.92%) SAP MM
10 8 (0.73%) Northgate Housing
10 8 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.73%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.94%) Office 365
2 23 (2.11%) SaaS
3 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.37%) G Suite
6 4 (0.37%) IaaS
6 4 (0.37%) PaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.092%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.092%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.65%) Internet
2 16 (1.47%) WAN
3 15 (1.38%) Firewall
3 15 (1.38%) LAN
4 13 (1.19%) DNS
5 12 (1.10%) DHCP
5 12 (1.10%) Skype
6 10 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.92%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.92%) VPN
7 9 (0.83%) VoIP
8 7 (0.64%) Wireless
9 6 (0.55%) Intranet
10 4 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.37%) Extranet
10 4 (0.37%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.37%) LDAP
10 4 (0.37%) PBX
10 4 (0.37%) PSTN
10 4 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (2.48%) Power BI
8 26 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.56%) QlikView
11 16 (1.47%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.64%) MySQL
13 7 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (1.56%) JIRA
2 12 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.64%) Toad
5 5 (0.46%) JDeveloper
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.37%) Selenium
6 4 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.28%) MagicDraw
8 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.18%) JUnit
8 2 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.092%) MSTest
9 1 (0.092%) TeamCity
General
1 435 (39.91%) Finance
2 82 (7.52%) Law
3 75 (6.88%) Legal
4 72 (6.61%) Manufacturing
5 61 (5.60%) Banking
6 60 (5.50%) Retail
7 31 (2.84%) Billing
7 31 (2.84%) Marketing
8 28 (2.57%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.20%) General Ledger
10 22 (2.02%) Advertising
11 13 (1.19%) Back Office
12 8 (0.73%) Electronics
13 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.46%) Publishing
15 4 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.37%) Games
16 3 (0.28%) Front Office
17 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.28%) XML
2 63 (5.78%) .NET
3 47 (4.31%) Web Services
4 42 (3.85%) HTML
5 36 (3.30%) REST
6 32 (2.94%) SOAP
7 19 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 18 (1.65%) XSD
8 18 (1.65%) XSL
9 15 (1.38%) MDX
10 12 (1.10%) EDI
11 6 (0.55%) HTML5
11 6 (0.55%) jQuery
11 6 (0.55%) Middleware
12 5 (0.46%) CSS
13 4 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.37%) J2EE
13 4 (0.37%) Java SE
14 3 (0.28%) Ajax
14 3 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 205 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (9.54%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 30 (2.75%) User Experience
5 27 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 27 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.74%) Reinsurance
8 14 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.19%) Derivative
10 12 (1.10%) Equities
11 11 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.64%) AS400
14 6 (0.55%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.55%) NHS
14 6 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (9.63%) Windows
2 73 (6.70%) Windows Server
3 57 (5.23%) Linux
4 53 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (2.66%) Unix
6 24 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.64%) Android
9 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.28%) Solaris
11 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (13.21%) Project Management
3 128 (11.74%) Business Analysis
3 128 (11.74%) ERP
4 115 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
5 107 (9.82%) Systems Analysis
6 90 (8.26%) SDLC
7 78 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (6.42%) Migration
9 69 (6.33%) CRM
10 67 (6.15%) ITIL
11 65 (5.96%) Use Case
12 64 (5.87%) Data Analysis
13 56 (5.14%) UML
14 52 (4.77%) Change Management
14 52 (4.77%) Translating Business Requirements
14 52 (4.77%) User Stories
15 50 (4.59%) Data Management
15 50 (4.59%) Process Improvement
16 49 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 439 (40.28%) SQL
2 97 (8.90%) T-SQL
3 67 (6.15%) Java
4 52 (4.77%) PowerShell
5 40 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 37 (3.39%) C#
7 29 (2.66%) VBA
8 28 (2.57%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.47%) PHP
11 13 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.10%) VB
13 10 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.55%) C
15 4 (0.37%) ABAP
15 4 (0.37%) C++
15 4 (0.37%) Perl
15 4 (0.37%) R
15 4 (0.37%) VBScript
16 3 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 141 (12.94%) Degree
2 28 (2.57%) ISEB
3 22 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.10%) CIMA
6 11 (1.01%) ACCA
7 9 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.83%) MCP
7 9 (0.83%) MCSE
8 7 (0.64%) MCTS
8 7 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.46%) CCNA
10 5 (0.46%) MCSA
10 5 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.37%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.37%) CCIE
11 4 (0.37%) CCNP
11 4 (0.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.22%) SLA
2 34 (3.12%) QA
3 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (0.55%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.37%) PMO
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.55%) XenApp
4 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.37%) vSphere
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.092%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 42 (3.85%) SCCM
2 7 (0.64%) SCOM
3 6 (0.55%) WSUS
4 4 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.37%) Puppet
4 4 (0.37%) Terraform
5 3 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.18%) Oozie
6 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.092%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.092%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.092%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.092%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 232 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 116 (10.64%) Oracle
3 95 (8.72%) SAP
4 42 (3.85%) Citrix
5 39 (3.58%) VMware
6 25 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 23 (2.11%) Sage
8 18 (1.65%) Cognos
8 18 (1.65%) Northgate
8 18 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.10%) IFS
10 11 (1.01%) Cisco
10 11 (1.01%) Epicor
11 10 (0.92%) Capita
11 10 (0.92%) Infor
11 10 (0.92%) Tableau
12 9 (0.83%) Workday
13 8 (0.73%) IBM
13 8 (0.73%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.64%) Sun
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Agile Recruitment
Salary: Based on experience + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,730 to £38,857 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent City Council
Salary: From £27,668 to £30,153 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, 25 days etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Amgen Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + fantastic benefits listed
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41709.00 - £46924.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Romford, Essex
Highams
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago