Systems Analyst Jobs

System Analyst
UK

The median System Analyst salary in the UK is £46,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 413 450 651
Rank change year-on-year +37 +201 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 638 594 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 525 366 623
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £38,000 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% +1.06% +10.59%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,875 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +3.32%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Analyst.

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Analyst over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the UK

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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 +37 558 £47,500 - 62
UK excluding London -23 422 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Work from Home +7 211 £46,000 -8.00% 22
London +103 180 £65,000 +18.18% 18
North of England +10 140 £40,000 -15.79% 20
North West +35 94 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East of England +31 81 £41,871 -15.84% 6
South East -60 65 £41,500 -7.78% 4
Midlands -32 59 £45,000 +4.05% 10
Scotland -54 36 £33,750 -20.12% 2
Yorkshire -1 34 £40,000 -23.81% 7
East Midlands -19 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -53 31 £37,500 +5.79% 4
West Midlands -16 27 £42,500 - 6
North East -11 12 £40,000 -8.05% 1
Wales +15 7 £39,134 +3.37% 2
Northern Ireland +22 3 £35,000 -6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 255 (39.97%) Finance
2 172 (26.96%) SQL
3 169 (26.49%) Social Skills
4 138 (21.63%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (21.16%) Problem-Solving
6 98 (15.36%) Microsoft
6 98 (15.36%) Degree
7 93 (14.58%) ERP
8 89 (13.95%) Power Platform
9 78 (12.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 76 (11.91%) Law
11 74 (11.60%) Power BI
12 70 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
13 66 (10.34%) Legal
14 56 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (8.31%) SQL Server
15 53 (8.31%) Migration
16 51 (7.99%) Decision-Making
17 49 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 48 (7.52%) ITIL
19 47 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
19 47 (7.37%) Agile
20 46 (7.21%) Business Analysis
21 44 (6.90%) Roadmaps
22 43 (6.74%) Customer Service
23 42 (6.58%) Systems Analysis
24 41 (6.43%) Oracle
25 40 (6.27%) SAP
25 40 (6.27%) Project Management
25 40 (6.27%) Retail

Systems 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 24 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Exchange
3 6 (0.94%) Confluence
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) Liferay
5 1 (0.16%) Mule
5 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (12.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Elite 3E
2 15 (2.35%) iTrent
3 13 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.88%) Aladdin
4 12 (1.88%) thinkFolio
5 10 (1.57%) Infor SunSystems
5 10 (1.57%) NetSuite
6 8 (1.25%) Misys Midas
7 7 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.63%) Epicor Tropos
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.63%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.31%) BambooHR
11 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.31%) NEC Housing
11 2 (0.31%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.95%) Power Platform
2 38 (5.96%) Dynamics 365
3 35 (5.49%) Microsoft 365
4 32 (5.02%) Azure
5 11 (1.72%) WhatsApp
6 10 (1.57%) Power Automate
7 9 (1.41%) SaaS
8 8 (1.25%) AWS
8 8 (1.25%) PowerApps
9 7 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.63%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.63%) Mavenlink
10 4 (0.63%) Snowflake
11 3 (0.47%) GCP
11 3 (0.47%) PaaS
12 2 (0.31%) ClickUp
12 2 (0.31%) Entra ID
12 2 (0.31%) Zapier
13 1 (0.16%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.41%) DHCP
1 9 (1.41%) DNS
1 9 (1.41%) Firewall
2 8 (1.25%) VSAN
3 4 (0.63%) Internet
3 4 (0.63%) Intranet
3 4 (0.63%) NAS
3 4 (0.63%) SAN
3 4 (0.63%) SSL
3 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.63%) VLAN
3 4 (0.63%) VPN
3 4 (0.63%) Wireless
4 2 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.60%) Power BI
2 53 (8.31%) SQL Server
3 49 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.10%) MS Access
9 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.78%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.78%) Tableau
11 4 (0.63%) MySQL
12 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.16%) Big Data
13 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.16%) Power Query
13 1 (0.16%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (3.76%) JIRA
2 14 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.47%) Selenium
5 2 (0.31%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Postman
General
1 255 (39.97%) Finance
2 169 (26.49%) Social Skills
3 138 (21.63%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (11.91%) Law
5 66 (10.34%) Legal
6 40 (6.27%) Retail
7 28 (4.39%) Manufacturing
8 27 (4.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (2.04%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.72%) Billing
12 10 (1.57%) Back Office
13 9 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.25%) Banking
15 7 (1.10%) Games
16 6 (0.94%) Police
17 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.63%) International Banking
18 4 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (2.51%) EDI
3 13 (2.04%) XML
4 12 (1.88%) .NET
4 12 (1.88%) REST
5 9 (1.41%) JSON
6 8 (1.25%) HTML
6 8 (1.25%) SOAP
7 7 (1.10%) Middleware
7 7 (1.10%) Web Services
8 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.47%) ADO
9 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.47%) RESTful
10 2 (0.31%) CSS
11 1 (0.16%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.16%) jQuery
11 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.16%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.86%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (2.82%) Fixed Income
4 17 (2.66%) Product Ownership
5 15 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.04%) Operational Technology
7 8 (1.25%) Clustering
8 7 (1.10%) Onboarding
8 7 (1.10%) Pricing Data
9 6 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.94%) Cyber Threat
9 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.94%) Low-Code
10 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.78%) Smart Energy
10 5 (0.78%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.08%) Windows
2 17 (2.66%) Windows 10
3 16 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.41%) Linux
5 5 (0.78%) Unix
6 3 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) AIX
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.16%) Problem-Solving
2 93 (14.58%) ERP
3 70 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 53 (8.31%) Migration
6 51 (7.99%) Decision-Making
7 48 (7.52%) ITIL
8 47 (7.37%) Agile
9 46 (7.21%) Business Analysis
10 44 (6.90%) Roadmaps
11 43 (6.74%) Customer Service
12 42 (6.58%) Systems Analysis
13 40 (6.27%) Project Management
14 33 (5.17%) Requirements Gathering
14 33 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (4.86%) Change Management
16 28 (4.39%) Order Management
17 27 (4.23%) Asset Management
18 26 (4.08%) SDLC
19 25 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 172 (26.96%) SQL
2 27 (4.23%) T-SQL
3 16 (2.51%) C#
4 15 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.35%) VBA
5 11 (1.72%) Python
6 9 (1.41%) Java
7 8 (1.25%) VB
8 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.63%) RPG
10 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.16%) ABAP
11 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 1 (0.16%) PHP
11 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (15.36%) Degree
2 16 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.72%) DBS Check
4 8 (1.25%) A+ Certification
5 6 (0.94%) ACCA
5 6 (0.94%) CIMA
5 6 (0.94%) MCP
5 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.63%) CCNA
6 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.63%) MCSA
6 4 (0.63%) MCSE
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) HNC
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.35%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.57%) GDPR
3 10 (1.57%) SLA
4 9 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.25%) PMO
6 7 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.94%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) Firmware
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
1 8 (1.25%) SCCM
2 4 (0.63%) WSUS
3 3 (0.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.16%) cPanel
4 1 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 98 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.43%) Oracle
3 40 (6.27%) SAP
4 18 (2.82%) Charles River
5 16 (2.51%) VMware
6 15 (2.35%) Salesforce
7 14 (2.19%) Concur
7 14 (2.19%) Workday
8 12 (1.88%) Aderant
8 12 (1.88%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.72%) Sun
10 10 (1.57%) Infor
11 9 (1.41%) IBM
12 8 (1.25%) Epicor
12 8 (1.25%) Intapp
12 8 (1.25%) Sage
13 6 (0.94%) Cognos
14 5 (0.78%) Citrix
14 5 (0.78%) iManage
15 4 (0.63%) Varonis