Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 441 407
Rank change year-on-year -39 -34 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 1,004 1,179 1,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 844 987 1,360
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -50 916 £40,000 -1.23% 144
UK excluding London -48 574 £35,000 - 95
London -23 419 £47,500 -9.52% 58
South East +15 181 £38,500 -3.75% 21
North of England -64 115 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Midlands +4 113 £30,000 +9.09% 23
West Midlands +22 94 £30,000 +9.09% 16
Yorkshire -19 58 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Scotland -23 52 £38,250 -4.38% 6
South West -36 51 £26,750 -23.57% 14
North West -14 49 £37,500 +19.05% 9
East of England -18 42 £32,500 -11.56% 11
Wales +23 20 £32,500 -9.09% 3
East Midlands -8 19 £34,500 -23.33% 7
North East -8 8 £36,500 +62.22% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 361 (35.96%) SQL
2 311 (30.98%) Finance
3 272 (27.09%) Windows
4 225 (22.41%) Microsoft
5 174 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
7 156 (15.54%) ITIL
8 144 (14.34%) Active Directory
9 140 (13.94%) Windows Server
10 123 (12.25%) Business Analysis
11 121 (12.05%) Degree
12 120 (11.95%) VMware
13 111 (11.06%) Linux
13 111 (11.06%) SQL Server
14 101 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 96 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
16 94 (9.36%) Banking
17 88 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 87 (8.67%) Computer Science
19 85 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 84 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
21 82 (8.17%) Oracle
22 81 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
23 78 (7.77%) Java
24 74 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
25 73 (7.27%) TCP/IP
26 72 (7.17%) Citrix
27 71 (7.07%) SDLC
28 67 (6.67%) Office 365
28 67 (6.67%) Windows 7

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 53 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 50 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.49%) IIS
4 28 (2.79%) Apache
5 18 (1.79%) Confluence
5 18 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.10%) JBoss
11 11 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.80%) JCAPS
13 8 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.60%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 96 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.50%) Mingle
8 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.100%) Maya
8 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) RiskWrite
2 9 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.50%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.30%) BASE24
6 3 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.30%) Postilion
6 3 (0.30%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.20%) LongView
7 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.20%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.67%) Office 365
2 32 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.09%) SaaS
4 14 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.39%) Mimecast
5 7 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
6 6 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.60%) IaaS
7 5 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.50%) PaaS
8 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.30%) G Suite
9 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) Slack
11 1 (0.100%) Force.com
11 1 (0.100%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 66 (6.57%) Firewall
3 50 (4.98%) DNS
4 41 (4.08%) DHCP
5 26 (2.59%) SAN
6 25 (2.49%) WAN
7 24 (2.39%) VPN
8 22 (2.19%) Internet
9 21 (2.09%) LAN
10 20 (1.99%) Wireless
11 17 (1.69%) Broadband
11 17 (1.69%) HTTP
12 16 (1.59%) Skype
12 16 (1.59%) VoIP
13 15 (1.49%) ADSL
14 13 (1.29%) LDAP
15 10 (1.00%) NAS
15 10 (1.00%) NetScaler
16 9 (0.90%) HTTPS
17 8 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.39%) Data Mining
2 24 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 21 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (1.00%) DB2
11 10 (1.00%) MS Access
12 9 (0.90%) MySQL
13 8 (0.80%) QlikView
13 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (4.68%) JIRA
2 14 (1.39%) Subversion
3 13 (1.29%) Eclipse
4 12 (1.20%) VersionOne
5 10 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.60%) Selenium
7 6 (0.60%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.50%) PROIV
8 5 (0.50%) Toad
9 4 (0.40%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.40%) GoCD
9 4 (0.40%) Maven
9 4 (0.40%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.40%) Mockito
9 4 (0.40%) Moq
General
1 311 (30.98%) Finance
2 94 (9.36%) Banking
3 62 (6.18%) Retail
4 44 (4.38%) Front Office
5 37 (3.69%) Law
6 29 (2.89%) Legal
7 26 (2.59%) German Language
8 24 (2.39%) Marketing
8 24 (2.39%) Military
9 23 (2.29%) Billing
10 21 (2.09%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.99%) Advertising
11 20 (1.99%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.89%) Back Office
12 19 (1.89%) Retail Banking
13 18 (1.79%) French Language
14 16 (1.59%) Games
15 15 (1.49%) Spanish Language
16 12 (1.20%) Financial Institution
17 10 (1.00%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.88%) XML
2 50 (4.98%) .NET
3 31 (3.09%) Web Services
4 28 (2.79%) REST
4 28 (2.79%) SOAP
5 26 (2.59%) Middleware
6 19 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.49%) HTML
8 14 (1.39%) XSD
9 13 (1.29%) J2EE
10 12 (1.20%) JSON
10 12 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (0.80%) CSS
12 8 (0.80%) EJB
12 8 (0.80%) JAX-WS
12 8 (0.80%) JDBC
12 8 (0.80%) JMS
12 8 (0.80%) JNDI
12 8 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 159 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 31 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.79%) Fintech
7 26 (2.59%) Clustering
8 25 (2.49%) Replication
9 23 (2.29%) Fat Client
9 23 (2.29%) Thin Client
10 17 (1.69%) iSeries
11 16 (1.59%) User Experience
12 15 (1.49%) Handset
13 14 (1.39%) Equities
14 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.00%) EPoS
17 9 (0.90%) Fixed Income
17 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 272 (27.09%) Windows
2 140 (13.94%) Windows Server
3 111 (11.06%) Linux
4 85 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 51 (5.08%) Unix
8 42 (4.18%) Windows 10
9 26 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.29%) CentOS
12 9 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.90%) Solaris
13 8 (0.80%) AIX
13 8 (0.80%) Android
13 8 (0.80%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.40%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (15.54%) ITIL
3 123 (12.25%) Business Analysis
4 101 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (7.07%) SDLC
7 67 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 62 (6.18%) Service Delivery
9 56 (5.58%) Incident Management
9 56 (5.58%) Scrum
10 50 (4.98%) Change Management
11 45 (4.48%) Data Analysis
11 45 (4.48%) Project Management
12 44 (4.38%) Presales
13 43 (4.28%) Problem Management
14 42 (4.18%) CRM
15 38 (3.78%) Data Management
15 38 (3.78%) Time Management
15 38 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (3.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 361 (35.96%) SQL
2 78 (7.77%) Java
3 43 (4.28%) Python
4 42 (4.18%) Shell Script
5 32 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 27 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 27 (2.69%) VBA
7 26 (2.59%) C#
8 22 (2.19%) C++
9 20 (1.99%) VB
10 19 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.49%) C
12 14 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.20%) Perl
15 11 (1.10%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 7 (0.70%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.40%) PHP
19 3 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 121 (12.05%) Degree
2 43 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.99%) CISSP
6 19 (1.89%) CCNA
6 19 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.89%) CISM
7 15 (1.49%) MCSE
8 14 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.00%) CISA
9 10 (1.00%) ISEB
10 9 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.90%) MCP
10 9 (0.90%) MCSA
11 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.70%) CCNP
13 5 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.59%) QA
2 31 (3.09%) SLA
3 17 (1.69%) GDPR
4 12 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.50%) MiFID
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.100%) Basel II
9 1 (0.100%) Basel III
9 1 (0.100%) GCP
9 1 (0.100%) IFRS
System Software
1 144 (14.34%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.29%) XenApp
5 18 (1.79%) vSphere
6 17 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.20%) Docker
8 11 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.50%) Firmware
11 5 (0.50%) KVM
12 4 (0.40%) NFS
12 4 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.100%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.100%) Postfix
14 1 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (4.68%) SCCM
2 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (0.90%) vCenter Server
4 8 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.80%) SCOM
5 7 (0.70%) WSUS
6 6 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.40%) OPNET
9 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.20%) Control-M
10 2 (0.20%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Nessus
10 2 (0.20%) Netcool
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 225 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.95%) VMware
3 82 (8.17%) Oracle
4 72 (7.17%) Citrix
5 62 (6.18%) Cisco
6 41 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.49%) Xerox
8 23 (2.29%) HP
9 19 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.69%) Juniper
11 16 (1.59%) Splunk
12 15 (1.49%) Remedy
13 14 (1.39%) Adobe
13 14 (1.39%) Apple
13 14 (1.39%) Google
13 14 (1.39%) iManage
14 13 (1.29%) Aruba
15 12 (1.20%) Dynatrace
15 12 (1.20%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.10%) Ivanti