Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 447 476 492
Rank change year-on-year +29 +16 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 686 912 1,049
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 606 799 909
Median annual salary £46,250 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.93% +11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,200 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%

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 109,992 143,201 172,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88,247 114,217 140,945
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Analyst over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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 +22 656 £47,500 +5.56% 38
UK excluding London +4 358 £40,000 +14.29% 28
London +42 321 £57,500 +9.52% 12
South East +45 102 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Midlands +58 97 £32,500 +14.04% 5
West Midlands +68 93 £32,500 +14.04% 3
North of England -44 58 £45,000 +74.56% 8
South West +34 49 £42,000 +20.00% 5
North West +14 29 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire -26 29 £41,000 +86.36% 4
East of England +51 28 £46,250 +46.83% 3
Scotland +23 13 £36,500 +0.62%
Work from Home +11 10 £38,000 -10.59%
East Midlands +20 4 £38,500 +8.45% 2
Wales -22 4 £44,250 -3.80% 2
Channel Islands - 4 - -
Northern Ireland +23 2 £30,000 +33.33%

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, Technical Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 246 (35.86%) SQL
2 203 (29.59%) Finance
3 184 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (20.70%) Windows
5 137 (19.97%) Microsoft
6 107 (15.60%) Business Analysis
7 104 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
8 101 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 81 (11.81%) User Stories
11 80 (11.66%) ITIL
12 74 (10.79%) Active Directory
12 74 (10.79%) Computer Science
13 73 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (10.64%) Office 365
14 71 (10.35%) SQL Server
14 71 (10.35%) Degree
15 70 (10.20%) Azure
16 68 (9.91%) SDLC
17 67 (9.77%) Windows Server
18 62 (9.04%) Analytics
19 60 (8.75%) Data Modelling
20 56 (8.16%) Retail
21 54 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
22 52 (7.58%) Linux
23 51 (7.43%) Mathematics
23 51 (7.43%) Waterfall
24 50 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
25 49 (7.14%) MS Exchange
26 47 (6.85%) Data Warehouse

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 49 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.19%) IIS
4 11 (1.60%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.31%) Confluence
6 8 (1.17%) Apache
6 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.58%) Alfresco
7 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.29%) Liferay
9 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Documentum
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) Softmar
6 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (10.64%) Office 365
2 70 (10.20%) Azure
3 39 (5.69%) Power Platform
4 28 (4.08%) AWS
5 18 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.48%) SaaS
7 11 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.17%) GCP
9 7 (1.02%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.73%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.73%) Yammer
11 4 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Flow
13 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.29%) IaaS
13 2 (0.29%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.15%) G Suite
14 1 (0.15%) GitHub
14 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.56%) LAN
2 42 (6.12%) Firewall
3 39 (5.69%) WAN
4 36 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.08%) VPN
6 24 (3.50%) DHCP
6 24 (3.50%) DNS
7 17 (2.48%) SAN
8 9 (1.31%) VLAN
9 8 (1.17%) Internet
10 6 (0.87%) MPLS
11 5 (0.73%) Intranet
12 4 (0.58%) BGP
12 4 (0.58%) DPNSS
12 4 (0.58%) ISDN
12 4 (0.58%) Network Security
12 4 (0.58%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.58%) QSIG
12 4 (0.58%) SSL
12 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.81%) Power BI
4 24 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.48%) Data Lake
7 14 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.75%) Big Data
9 9 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.87%) MySQL
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.58%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (0.44%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.44%) DB2
15 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (5.69%) JIRA
2 17 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.73%) Postman
5 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.58%) PeopleTools
6 4 (0.58%) Subversion
7 3 (0.44%) NUnit
7 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.44%) Selenium
7 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.29%) MSI
8 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.15%) Log4j
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 203 (29.59%) Finance
2 56 (8.16%) Retail
3 24 (3.50%) Banking
4 16 (2.33%) Back Office
5 13 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 13 (1.90%) Military
6 12 (1.75%) Legal
7 10 (1.46%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.31%) Advertising
9 8 (1.17%) Front Office
9 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.17%) Marketing
10 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.87%) Law
12 5 (0.73%) French Language
13 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Local Government
15 2 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.37%) .NET
2 26 (3.79%) XML
3 25 (3.64%) HTML
4 22 (3.21%) JSON
5 19 (2.77%) REST
6 14 (2.04%) SailPoint
6 14 (2.04%) Swagger
6 14 (2.04%) Web Services
7 10 (1.46%) SOAP
8 7 (1.02%) Middleware
9 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.58%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.58%) CSS
11 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.44%) HTML5
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (0.44%) XBRL
11 3 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.23%) User Experience
4 28 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 20 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.60%) Derivative
8 11 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (0.73%) EPoS
13 3 (0.44%) AS400
13 3 (0.44%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.44%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (20.70%) Windows
2 67 (9.77%) Windows Server
3 52 (7.58%) Linux
4 32 (4.66%) Windows 10
5 28 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.33%) Unix
8 15 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.87%) Android
14 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.58%) CentOS
15 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (15.60%) Business Analysis
3 104 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
4 101 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (11.81%) User Stories
6 80 (11.66%) ITIL
7 74 (10.79%) Computer Science
8 73 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (9.91%) SDLC
10 62 (9.04%) Analytics
11 60 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 51 (7.43%) Mathematics
12 51 (7.43%) Waterfall
13 47 (6.85%) Physics
13 47 (6.85%) Project Management
14 46 (6.71%) Data Analysis
15 43 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (5.83%) Acceptance Criteria
17 38 (5.54%) Customer Requirements
18 37 (5.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 246 (35.86%) SQL
2 37 (5.39%) Java
3 35 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.52%) Python
5 30 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 27 (3.94%) C#
7 22 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 18 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.19%) Perl
11 11 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.17%) VBA
13 6 (0.87%) C
13 6 (0.87%) VB
14 4 (0.58%) PeopleCode
14 4 (0.58%) Scala
14 4 (0.58%) SQR
14 4 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.44%) Korn
16 2 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (10.35%) Degree
2 34 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (3.35%) CISSP
6 22 (3.21%) MCSE
7 19 (2.77%) CISA
7 19 (2.77%) CISM
8 17 (2.48%) MCSA
9 15 (2.19%) CBAP
9 15 (2.19%) IIBA
10 14 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.02%) MCP
12 6 (0.87%) CCNA
12 6 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.73%) CCNP
13 5 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.10%) QA
2 33 (4.81%) SLA
3 12 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.75%) Solvency II
4 9 (1.31%) GDPR
5 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.58%) COBIT
8 3 (0.44%) PMO
9 2 (0.29%) BS25999
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.29%) EMIR
9 2 (0.29%) HL7
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.15%) Basel III
10 1 (0.15%) GAAP
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 74 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.87%) XenApp
6 5 (0.73%) Docker
7 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (2.33%) SCCM
2 14 (2.04%) Nessus
3 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.58%) SCOM
5 3 (0.44%) Ansible
5 3 (0.44%) Automic
5 3 (0.44%) Control-M
5 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.44%) Puppet
5 3 (0.44%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.29%) Nagios
6 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 137 (19.97%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.71%) VMware
3 44 (6.41%) Oracle
4 24 (3.50%) Citrix
5 18 (2.62%) Cisco
5 18 (2.62%) Splunk
5 18 (2.62%) Sun
6 15 (2.19%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 14 (2.04%) Aveksa
7 14 (2.04%) CyberArk
7 14 (2.04%) Qualys
8 13 (1.90%) SAP
9 10 (1.46%) NetApp
9 10 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.31%) Sage
11 8 (1.17%) Cognos
12 7 (1.02%) F5
13 6 (0.87%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.87%) WSO2