Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 434 423
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 1088 1368 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1210 1347
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +2.01%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -4.41%

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 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -14 1000 £42,500 - 61
UK excluding London -31 596 £36,000 +2.86% 48
London -26 486 £52,500 - 19
Midlands +55 144 £35,000 +2.77% 6
South East -41 138 £37,500 +7.14% 12
North of England -78 118 £31,500 -10.00% 14
West Midlands +64 106 £31,000 +9.73% 5
Scotland +24 63 £45,000 -25.00% 5
East of England -11 59 £40,500 +15.71% 5
North West -31 58 £31,500 -10.00% 6
South West 0 57 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire -50 51 £28,250 -19.29% 7
East Midlands +3 38 £43,750 +18.24% 1
Wales +9 16 £42,500 +63.46% 1
North East +24 9 £36,500 +30.36% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 363 (33.36%) SQL
2 360 (33.09%) Finance
3 272 (25.00%) Windows
4 230 (21.14%) Microsoft
5 222 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
7 151 (13.88%) Active Directory
8 137 (12.59%) Banking
9 124 (11.40%) Business Analysis
10 116 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (10.39%) ITIL
12 109 (10.02%) SQL Server
13 108 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
14 106 (9.74%) Retail
15 101 (9.28%) Degree
16 100 (9.19%) Project Management
17 99 (9.10%) VMware
18 97 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
19 92 (8.46%) Windows Server
20 91 (8.36%) Java
21 82 (7.54%) Office 365
22 81 (7.44%) SDLC
22 81 (7.44%) Computer Science
22 81 (7.44%) XML
23 79 (7.26%) Scrum
24 78 (7.17%) Windows 7
25 75 (6.89%) C#
26 74 (6.80%) Linux
26 74 (6.80%) Data Management
27 73 (6.71%) .NET

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 57 (5.24%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.40%) IIS
3 25 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.01%) Apache
7 11 (1.01%) Confluence
8 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.83%) JBoss
8 9 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.64%) CMS
9 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.37%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 108 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) Mingle
8 1 (0.092%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.02%) RiskWrite
2 14 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.37%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.37%) Unica
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.18%) JDE World
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.18%) Postilion
7 1 (0.092%) Concordance
7 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.092%) iTrent
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.092%) Relativity
7 1 (0.092%) Ringtail
7 1 (0.092%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.54%) Office 365
2 37 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.31%) SaaS
4 15 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.10%) IaaS
6 11 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 11 (1.01%) PaaS
7 9 (0.83%) Dropbox
8 8 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
9 7 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.55%) Force.com
10 6 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.18%) G Suite
14 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.43%) Firewall
2 54 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 50 (4.60%) LAN
4 45 (4.14%) DNS
5 41 (3.77%) WAN
6 35 (3.22%) DHCP
7 32 (2.94%) SAN
8 25 (2.30%) Internet
9 20 (1.84%) Skype
9 20 (1.84%) VPN
10 18 (1.65%) Wireless
11 14 (1.29%) ADSL
11 14 (1.29%) Broadband
11 14 (1.29%) NAS
11 14 (1.29%) VoIP
12 11 (1.01%) Network Security
12 11 (1.01%) WebEx
13 10 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.76%) Big Data
3 29 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.21%) Data Mining
5 24 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.93%) Hadoop
7 21 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.75%) MySQL
9 16 (1.47%) QlikView
9 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
14 8 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.74%) MS Access
15 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (3.31%) JIRA
2 25 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 22 (2.02%) VersionOne
4 10 (0.92%) Selenium
5 9 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.64%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.64%) MSI
7 6 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.37%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.28%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.28%) Maven
10 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.18%) JMeter
11 2 (0.18%) NUnit
11 2 (0.18%) Protractor
11 2 (0.18%) Subversion
11 2 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 360 (33.09%) Finance
2 137 (12.59%) Banking
3 106 (9.74%) Retail
4 55 (5.06%) Retail Banking
5 48 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 46 (4.23%) Front Office
7 36 (3.31%) Back Office
8 32 (2.94%) Marketing
9 30 (2.76%) Legal
10 25 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
13 13 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 11 (1.01%) Games
15 10 (0.92%) French Language
16 9 (0.83%) Law
17 8 (0.74%) Advertising
18 7 (0.64%) Electronics
19 6 (0.55%) German Language
20 5 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (7.44%) XML
2 73 (6.71%) .NET
3 37 (3.40%) Web Services
4 28 (2.57%) HTML
5 23 (2.11%) XSD
6 19 (1.75%) JSON
6 19 (1.75%) REST
6 19 (1.75%) XSL
7 16 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (1.29%) Pandas
9 13 (1.19%) ASP.NET
9 13 (1.19%) CSS
9 13 (1.19%) SOAP
10 12 (1.10%) Kafka
11 11 (1.01%) NumPy
11 11 (1.01%) SciPy
12 10 (0.92%) FpML
13 9 (0.83%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 205 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.13%) User Experience
5 27 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.39%) Derivative
7 23 (2.11%) iSeries
8 20 (1.84%) Fintech
9 16 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.38%) iPad
10 15 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.19%) Credit Risk
11 13 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.10%) Clustering
13 11 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.92%) Equities
15 9 (0.83%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 272 (25.00%) Windows
2 92 (8.46%) Windows Server
3 78 (7.17%) Windows 7
4 74 (6.80%) Linux
5 67 (6.16%) Windows 10
6 62 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (3.68%) Unix
9 22 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.47%) Android
12 11 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.37%) SUSE
15 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (11.40%) Business Analysis
3 116 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (10.39%) ITIL
5 100 (9.19%) Project Management
6 97 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
7 81 (7.44%) SDLC
8 79 (7.26%) Scrum
9 74 (6.80%) Data Management
10 60 (5.51%) Data Analysis
11 58 (5.33%) Analytics
11 58 (5.33%) Change Management
12 54 (4.96%) Mathematics
13 49 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 43 (3.95%) Asset Management
14 43 (3.95%) Translating Business Requirements
15 41 (3.77%) Change Control
15 41 (3.77%) Incident Management
15 41 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
16 39 (3.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 363 (33.36%) SQL
2 91 (8.36%) Java
3 75 (6.89%) C#
4 43 (3.95%) Python
5 34 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 29 (2.67%) VBA
7 24 (2.21%) C++
7 24 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.84%) R
9 17 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.19%) VB
11 12 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.83%) PHP
13 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.64%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.55%) C
15 6 (0.55%) Korn
15 6 (0.55%) Perl
15 6 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (9.28%) Degree
2 42 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.48%) CISSP
4 26 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 23 (2.11%) CISM
6 23 (2.11%) ISEB
6 23 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.75%) CCNA
9 17 (1.56%) CISA
10 11 (1.01%) MCSE
11 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.83%) MCP
12 9 (0.83%) MCSA
13 8 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.64%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.69%) QA
2 32 (2.94%) SLA
3 28 (2.57%) MiFID
4 24 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (2.11%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.92%) GDPR
7 6 (0.55%) BS25999
7 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.55%) PMO
8 5 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.37%) EMIR
9 4 (0.37%) GCP
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 15022
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.18%) FATCA
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.092%) COBIT
12 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (13.88%) Active Directory
2 60 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.48%) XenApp
5 18 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.29%) vSphere
7 10 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.64%) XenServer
10 6 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.46%) Docker
11 5 (0.46%) Samba
12 4 (0.37%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (4.14%) SCCM
2 23 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.64%) SCOM
6 6 (0.55%) Nagios
6 6 (0.55%) Puppet
6 6 (0.55%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.28%) OpenView
8 3 (0.28%) SCSM
8 3 (0.28%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.28%) WSUS
9 2 (0.18%) Ansible
9 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.092%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.092%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.092%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 230 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.10%) VMware
3 67 (6.16%) Cisco
4 66 (6.07%) Citrix
5 54 (4.96%) Oracle
6 28 (2.57%) SAP
7 19 (1.75%) NetApp
8 18 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.47%) Bloomberg
9 16 (1.47%) Dell
9 16 (1.47%) HP
9 16 (1.47%) Symantec
9 16 (1.47%) Veeam
10 15 (1.38%) Google
11 14 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.19%) FactSet
13 12 (1.10%) IBM
13 12 (1.10%) Reuters
14 11 (1.01%) Remedy
15 10 (0.92%) Avaya