Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 458 426
Rank change year-on-year -11 -32 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 1086 1201 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1051 1386
UK median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 -22 986 £42,500 +5.59% 56
UK excluding London -25 620 £35,000 - 35
London -10 455 £50,000 -4.76% 25
South East -49 156 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Midlands +17 138 £35,000 +27.27% 9
North of England -26 134 £31,281 -3.75% 6
West Midlands +42 114 £33,000 +20.00% 7
North West -2 70 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +20 65 £38,250 -36.25% 4
Yorkshire -37 58 £30,000 -14.29% 5
East of England -9 55 £35,500 +1.43% 3
South West -1 52 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands -5 24 £42,500 +24.80% 2
Wales +15 17 £33,750 -10.00%
North East 0 6 £36,500 +62.22%
Northern Ireland - 5 £37,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 372 (34.25%) SQL
2 346 (31.86%) Finance
3 268 (24.68%) Windows
4 249 (22.93%) Microsoft
5 214 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
7 149 (13.72%) Active Directory
8 136 (12.52%) Degree
9 131 (12.06%) Business Analysis
10 129 (11.88%) Windows Server
11 125 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 122 (11.23%) VMware
13 121 (11.14%) ITIL
14 113 (10.41%) Banking
15 109 (10.04%) SQL Server
16 106 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
17 103 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
18 95 (8.75%) Computer Science
19 88 (8.10%) Firewall
20 83 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
21 82 (7.55%) Linux
22 79 (7.27%) SDLC
23 76 (7.00%) Office 365
23 76 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
23 76 (7.00%) Project Management
24 73 (6.72%) Java
25 72 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
26 71 (6.54%) Citrix
27 70 (6.45%) Cisco
27 70 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel

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 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 35 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.13%) IIS
4 25 (2.30%) Apache
5 23 (2.12%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.64%) Confluence
8 7 (0.64%) JBoss
8 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.55%) CMS
9 6 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.46%) IBM Domino
10 5 (0.46%) Mule
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.37%) Mingle
7 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.092%) Maya
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.20%) RiskWrite
3 6 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.46%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.37%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.37%) Unica
6 3 (0.28%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.18%) LongView
7 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.18%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.092%) Relativity
8 1 (0.092%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.00%) Office 365
2 41 (3.78%) SaaS
3 33 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.20%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.01%) IaaS
7 10 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
7 10 (0.92%) PaaS
8 6 (0.55%) Dropbox
8 6 (0.55%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.46%) Force.com
9 5 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.37%) G Suite
10 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 88 (8.10%) Firewall
2 65 (5.99%) TCP/IP
3 51 (4.70%) DNS
4 42 (3.87%) DHCP
5 33 (3.04%) LAN
6 32 (2.95%) WAN
7 28 (2.58%) SAN
8 23 (2.12%) Skype
9 22 (2.03%) VPN
10 19 (1.75%) Wireless
11 16 (1.47%) VoIP
12 15 (1.38%) ADSL
13 14 (1.29%) Broadband
13 14 (1.29%) Internet
14 12 (1.10%) NAS
14 12 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (0.92%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.92%) WebEx
16 9 (0.83%) HTTP
16 9 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (2.12%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.03%) Data Mining
6 19 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.66%) QlikView
8 14 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.10%) MySQL
10 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.01%) Big Data
11 11 (1.01%) MS Access
12 10 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.64%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (3.04%) JIRA
2 16 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 15 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (1.20%) VersionOne
5 7 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.55%) Maven
6 6 (0.55%) Selenium
6 6 (0.55%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.55%) Subversion
7 5 (0.46%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.46%) PROIV
7 5 (0.46%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.37%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.37%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.37%) Mockito
8 4 (0.37%) Moq
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.37%) Toad
9 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 346 (31.86%) Finance
2 113 (10.41%) Banking
3 52 (4.79%) Front Office
3 52 (4.79%) Retail
4 38 (3.50%) Marketing
5 37 (3.41%) Retail Banking
6 34 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.85%) Legal
8 28 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 26 (2.39%) Back Office
10 22 (2.03%) German Language
11 20 (1.84%) Law
12 19 (1.75%) Games
13 17 (1.57%) Billing
14 16 (1.47%) Advertising
15 14 (1.29%) Military
16 13 (1.20%) French Language
17 12 (1.10%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.89%) XML
2 59 (5.43%) .NET
3 31 (2.85%) REST
4 25 (2.30%) HTML
4 25 (2.30%) Web Services
5 20 (1.84%) SOAP
6 17 (1.57%) XSD
7 14 (1.29%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.29%) XSL
8 13 (1.20%) JSON
9 12 (1.10%) CSS
9 12 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (1.10%) Middleware
10 8 (0.74%) XSLT
11 5 (0.46%) Mason
11 5 (0.46%) ODBC
11 5 (0.46%) SAML
12 4 (0.37%) Pandas
12 4 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 168 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.95%) Data Centre
3 32 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.30%) Fintech
5 21 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (1.93%) User Experience
6 18 (1.66%) iSeries
7 17 (1.57%) Replication
8 16 (1.47%) Clustering
8 16 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 16 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 15 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.29%) Equities
11 13 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.01%) Derivative
13 11 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 268 (24.68%) Windows
2 129 (11.88%) Windows Server
3 82 (7.55%) Linux
4 76 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 56 (5.16%) Windows 10
8 40 (3.68%) Unix
9 26 (2.39%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.20%) CentOS
12 8 (0.74%) Android
13 7 (0.64%) AIX
14 6 (0.55%) Solaris
15 5 (0.46%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.37%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.28%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (12.06%) Business Analysis
3 125 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (11.14%) ITIL
5 103 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (7.27%) SDLC
7 76 (7.00%) Project Management
8 69 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 67 (6.17%) Scrum
10 66 (6.08%) Change Management
10 66 (6.08%) Mathematics
11 62 (5.71%) Data Management
12 51 (4.70%) Analytics
13 49 (4.51%) CRM
14 48 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (4.05%) Incident Management
15 44 (4.05%) Presales
16 40 (3.68%) Information Security
17 38 (3.50%) Infrastructure Management
17 38 (3.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 372 (34.25%) SQL
2 73 (6.72%) Java
3 51 (4.70%) Python
4 44 (4.05%) C#
5 40 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 40 (3.68%) Shell Script
6 31 (2.85%) VBA
7 27 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 21 (1.93%) C++
9 18 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.29%) VB
11 13 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.01%) R
13 10 (0.92%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.83%) C
14 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.74%) Perl
16 6 (0.55%) Korn
17 5 (0.46%) ABAP
17 5 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (12.52%) Degree
2 38 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (2.85%) CISSP
4 31 (2.85%) Security Cleared
5 29 (2.67%) CISM
6 21 (1.93%) CISA
7 20 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.75%) ISEB
9 16 (1.47%) MCSE
10 15 (1.38%) CCNA
10 15 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (1.01%) MCP
12 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.74%) MCSA
14 7 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.78%) QA
2 34 (3.13%) SLA
3 26 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.57%) GDPR
5 13 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.01%) MiFID
7 5 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.37%) BS25999
8 4 (0.37%) GCP
8 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.28%) EMIR
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 15022
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.28%) PMO
10 2 (0.18%) DICOM
10 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.18%) HL7
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 83 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.49%) XenApp
4 26 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.12%) XenDesktop
6 20 (1.84%) vSphere
7 10 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.74%) Docker
10 5 (0.46%) Samba
10 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.28%) NFS
11 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.28%) XenServer
12 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.18%) Firmware
12 2 (0.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (4.70%) SCCM
2 9 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 9 (0.83%) vCenter Server
3 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.55%) WSUS
5 5 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.46%) SCOM
6 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.28%) SCSM
7 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.18%) Control-M
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.092%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.092%) Puppet
8 1 (0.092%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 249 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 122 (11.23%) VMware
3 71 (6.54%) Citrix
4 70 (6.45%) Cisco
5 68 (6.26%) Oracle
6 42 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.76%) SAP
8 19 (1.75%) HP
9 18 (1.66%) Juniper
10 15 (1.38%) Bloomberg
10 15 (1.38%) Talend
10 15 (1.38%) Xerox
11 14 (1.29%) Dell
11 14 (1.29%) FactSet
11 14 (1.29%) Google
12 13 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.10%) IBM
13 12 (1.10%) iManage
14 11 (1.01%) NetApp
15 10 (0.92%) ServiceNow