Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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

Technical Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 439 421
Rank change year-on-year -35 -18 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 1053 1288 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1137 1417
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,875 £22,900 £22,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -42 956 £42,500 - 39
UK excluding London -31 599 £35,000 - 28
London -18 446 £50,500 -3.81% 14
Midlands +52 141 £35,000 +27.27% 6
South East -67 140 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North of England -56 122 £32,500 - 10
West Midlands +57 110 £32,000 +16.36% 4
Scotland +40 73 £40,000 -33.33% 2
North West -24 59 £32,500 - 2
South West +13 56 £35,000 - 5
East of England -5 55 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -25 53 £29,000 -17.14% 6
East Midlands +18 31 £43,750 +28.47% 2
Wales +13 11 £38,500 +48.08%
North East +23 10 £37,000 +34.55% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £37,500 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 341 (32.38%) SQL
2 337 (32.00%) Finance
3 252 (23.93%) Windows
4 228 (21.65%) Microsoft
5 210 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
7 156 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 118 (11.21%) Degree
9 116 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 116 (11.02%) Windows Server
10 114 (10.83%) Banking
11 113 (10.73%) Business Analysis
12 112 (10.64%) VMware
12 112 (10.64%) ITIL
13 102 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
14 95 (9.02%) SQL Server
14 95 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
15 94 (8.93%) Computer Science
16 86 (8.17%) Firewall
17 81 (7.69%) Java
18 79 (7.50%) Office 365
19 78 (7.41%) Linux
20 76 (7.22%) Project Management
21 75 (7.12%) SDLC
22 71 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (6.65%) Cisco
23 70 (6.65%) Data Management
24 69 (6.55%) Citrix
25 68 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
25 68 (6.46%) Mathematics

Technical 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 55 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.04%) IIS
3 23 (2.18%) Apache
3 23 (2.18%) Skype for Business
4 21 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.76%) JBoss
8 7 (0.66%) CMS
9 6 (0.57%) Confluence
10 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.47%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.47%) IBM Domino
10 5 (0.47%) Mule
11 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 95 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.38%) Mingle
7 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.095%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (1.61%) RiskWrite
2 14 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.38%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.38%) Unica
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.19%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.095%) RMDS
7 1 (0.095%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.095%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.50%) Office 365
2 40 (3.80%) SaaS
3 37 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.04%) IaaS
6 10 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.95%) Google Tag Manager
6 10 (0.95%) PaaS
7 9 (0.85%) Dropbox
7 9 (0.85%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.85%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (0.57%) Force.com
9 6 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.28%) G Suite
13 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.095%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.17%) Firewall
2 57 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 45 (4.27%) DNS
4 36 (3.42%) DHCP
5 34 (3.23%) LAN
6 33 (3.13%) WAN
7 28 (2.66%) SAN
8 24 (2.28%) VPN
9 23 (2.18%) Skype
10 19 (1.80%) Wireless
11 17 (1.61%) VoIP
12 15 (1.42%) ADSL
13 14 (1.33%) Broadband
13 14 (1.33%) Internet
14 13 (1.23%) NAS
14 13 (1.23%) WebEx
15 11 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (0.85%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.85%) VLAN
17 8 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.47%) Data Mining
5 22 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 20 (1.90%) Big Data
7 17 (1.61%) QlikView
7 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.14%) MySQL
10 10 (0.95%) MS Access
10 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.66%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (3.13%) JIRA
2 20 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 17 (1.61%) VersionOne
4 13 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (0.66%) Selenium
6 6 (0.57%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.57%) MSI
6 6 (0.57%) Subversion
7 5 (0.47%) PROIV
7 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.38%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.38%) Maven
8 4 (0.38%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.38%) Toad
9 3 (0.28%) Moq
9 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 337 (32.00%) Finance
2 114 (10.83%) Banking
3 53 (5.03%) Front Office
4 52 (4.94%) Retail Banking
5 51 (4.84%) Retail
6 43 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 36 (3.42%) Marketing
8 31 (2.94%) Legal
9 27 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 24 (2.28%) Back Office
10 24 (2.28%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.80%) Games
12 16 (1.52%) German Language
13 13 (1.23%) Law
14 12 (1.14%) Billing
15 9 (0.85%) Advertising
15 9 (0.85%) French Language
15 9 (0.85%) Military
16 8 (0.76%) Electronics
16 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.36%) XML
2 60 (5.70%) .NET
3 29 (2.75%) REST
4 28 (2.66%) Web Services
5 25 (2.37%) HTML
6 20 (1.90%) XSD
7 18 (1.71%) SOAP
8 17 (1.61%) XSL
9 15 (1.42%) ASP.NET
10 14 (1.33%) CSS
10 14 (1.33%) JSON
11 13 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
12 12 (1.14%) Pandas
13 10 (0.95%) Kafka
13 10 (0.95%) Middleware
14 9 (0.85%) NumPy
14 9 (0.85%) SciPy
15 8 (0.76%) FpML
16 7 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 175 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.04%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.28%) User Experience
6 22 (2.09%) Fintech
7 21 (1.99%) Derivative
8 20 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.80%) iSeries
10 16 (1.52%) Clustering
11 15 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.14%) Replication
14 11 (1.04%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.04%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 252 (23.93%) Windows
2 116 (11.02%) Windows Server
3 78 (7.41%) Linux
4 68 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (6.36%) Windows 7
6 59 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (5.22%) Windows 10
8 42 (3.99%) Unix
9 19 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.14%) CentOS
12 9 (0.85%) Android
13 8 (0.76%) AIX
14 6 (0.57%) Solaris
15 4 (0.38%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.28%) Fedora
16 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 113 (10.73%) Business Analysis
4 112 (10.64%) ITIL
5 102 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (7.22%) Project Management
7 75 (7.12%) SDLC
8 70 (6.65%) Data Management
9 68 (6.46%) Mathematics
10 67 (6.36%) Scrum
11 59 (5.60%) Data Analysis
12 58 (5.51%) Analytics
13 56 (5.32%) Change Management
14 45 (4.27%) Incident Management
14 45 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (4.18%) Infrastructure Management
16 43 (4.08%) CRM
17 40 (3.80%) Information Security
18 39 (3.70%) Problem Management
19 37 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 341 (32.38%) SQL
2 81 (7.69%) Java
3 56 (5.32%) C#
4 52 (4.94%) Python
5 37 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 30 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.66%) C++
9 24 (2.28%) VBA
10 18 (1.71%) R
11 16 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.95%) VB
13 9 (0.85%) C
13 9 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.76%) PHP
15 7 (0.66%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.66%) Perl
16 6 (0.57%) Korn
16 6 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 118 (11.21%) Degree
2 42 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (3.04%) CISSP
5 30 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 29 (2.75%) CISM
7 21 (1.99%) CISA
7 21 (1.99%) ISEB
8 19 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (1.61%) CCNA
9 17 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.52%) MCSE
11 15 (1.42%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.04%) MCP
14 9 (0.85%) MCSA
15 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
17 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.08%) QA
2 30 (2.85%) SLA
3 26 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.99%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.61%) GDPR
6 14 (1.33%) MiFID
7 6 (0.57%) PMO
8 5 (0.47%) BS25999
8 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.38%) EMIR
9 4 (0.38%) GCP
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 15022
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.19%) DICOM
11 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.19%) FATCA
11 2 (0.19%) HL7
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.095%) COBIT
System Software
1 156 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 71 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.18%) XenApp
5 19 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.61%) vSphere
7 12 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.57%) Docker
9 6 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.47%) Samba
10 5 (0.47%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.19%) NFS
12 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.095%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.095%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 48 (4.56%) SCCM
2 14 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.04%) vCenter Server
4 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (0.76%) SCOM
5 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.57%) WSUS
7 5 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.28%) Nagios
8 3 (0.28%) SCSM
9 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.19%) Control-M
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.095%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.095%) Puppet
10 1 (0.095%) Simpana
Vendors
1 228 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 112 (10.64%) VMware
3 70 (6.65%) Cisco
4 69 (6.55%) Citrix
5 59 (5.60%) Oracle
6 32 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.47%) SAP
8 18 (1.71%) HP
8 18 (1.71%) Juniper
9 17 (1.61%) Bloomberg
10 15 (1.42%) Dell
10 15 (1.42%) Google
10 15 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.33%) FactSet
12 13 (1.23%) NetApp
12 13 (1.23%) Talend
13 12 (1.14%) Reuters
14 10 (0.95%) Veeam
15 9 (0.85%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.85%) Tableau