Period
to 21 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 479 495 486
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 785 966 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 932
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +0.61%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,325 £22,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% -

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 130,095 156,359 173,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.86% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 104,160 125,873 139,518
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +20 747 £42,500 +6.25% 121
UK excluding London +18 493 £37,000 +13.85% 92
London -2 281 £57,500 +15.00% 40
North of England +54 143 £24,500 -15.52% 27
South East -20 134 £47,500 +35.71% 19
Yorkshire +47 110 £22,000 -10.20% 16
Midlands +47 83 £31,000 +8.77% 18
South West +52 66 £35,000 -20.00% 10
West Midlands +21 64 £30,000 +5.26% 16
East of England +44 38 £38,500 +2.67% 7
North West +10 29 £38,750 +17.42% 9
East Midlands +25 19 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Wales +3 19 £42,938 +11.10% 5
Scotland -21 9 £35,000 -22.22% 6
North East +22 4 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Northern Ireland +7 1 £50,000 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 231 (29.43%) SQL
2 222 (28.28%) Finance
3 215 (27.39%) Microsoft
4 199 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (21.78%) Windows
6 132 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
7 129 (16.43%) Active Directory
8 103 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (11.72%) SDLC
10 90 (11.46%) Azure
11 88 (11.21%) Business Analysis
12 87 (11.08%) VMware
13 86 (10.96%) .NET
14 84 (10.70%) Office 365
15 81 (10.32%) Citrix
16 73 (9.30%) Firewall
17 72 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 71 (9.04%) ITIL
18 71 (9.04%) Degree
19 69 (8.79%) SQL Server
19 69 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
20 65 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (8.28%) Windows Server
21 60 (7.64%) CCNA
21 60 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
22 59 (7.52%) Data Centre
22 59 (7.52%) User Stories
22 59 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
23 58 (7.39%) Computer Science
24 55 (7.01%) Retail

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 27 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.06%) IIS
4 11 (1.40%) SAS
4 11 (1.40%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.02%) Apache
6 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.64%) CMS
7 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.64%) WordPress
8 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.38%) Confluence
9 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.38%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.25%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.25%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) JDE World
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 90 (11.46%) Azure
2 84 (10.70%) Office 365
3 41 (5.22%) AWS
4 32 (4.08%) Power Platform
5 27 (3.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (3.06%) SaaS
7 22 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.91%) iPaaS
9 9 (1.15%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.64%) GCP
10 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Flow
11 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) G Suite
12 2 (0.25%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.13%) Firebase
13 1 (0.13%) IaaS
13 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.30%) Firewall
2 54 (6.88%) LAN
3 46 (5.86%) WAN
4 44 (5.61%) VoIP
5 36 (4.59%) Wireless
6 34 (4.33%) 3G
7 33 (4.20%) ADSL
7 33 (4.20%) Broadband
8 30 (3.82%) TCP/IP
9 22 (2.80%) DNS
10 20 (2.55%) VPN
11 17 (2.17%) Network Security
11 17 (2.17%) SAN
11 17 (2.17%) Skype
11 17 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.91%) DHCP
13 9 (1.15%) Internet
14 8 (1.02%) VLAN
15 6 (0.76%) FTP
15 6 (0.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.44%) Power BI
3 27 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.66%) Big Data
8 10 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.02%) MySQL
11 7 (0.89%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.76%) Data Lake
12 6 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.64%) MS Access
14 4 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.51%) QlikView
15 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 22 (2.80%) JIRA
2 16 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.15%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.02%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.89%) NUnit
6 7 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.89%) Selenium
7 5 (0.64%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.13%) Appium
9 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.13%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 222 (28.28%) Finance
2 55 (7.01%) Retail
3 33 (4.20%) Banking
4 32 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.31%) Marketing
6 21 (2.68%) Front Office
7 17 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.91%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.66%) Law
10 10 (1.27%) Electronics
11 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.15%) German Language
11 9 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.15%) Legal
12 7 (0.89%) Back Office
12 7 (0.89%) French Language
13 6 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.76%) Military
14 4 (0.51%) Billing
14 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (10.96%) .NET
2 32 (4.08%) JSON
3 30 (3.82%) HTML
4 22 (2.80%) XML
5 18 (2.29%) ASP.NET
6 16 (2.04%) Web Services
7 15 (1.91%) REST
8 12 (1.53%) Swagger
9 10 (1.27%) WCF
10 9 (1.15%) SOAP
11 7 (0.89%) ASP.NET Core
11 7 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (0.89%) FpML
11 7 (0.89%) XSD
12 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.64%) EDI
13 4 (0.51%) Middleware
14 3 (0.38%) CSS
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.06%) Derivative
5 20 (2.55%) Credit Derivative
5 20 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.53%) User Experience
9 9 (1.15%) AS400
10 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (0.89%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.89%) Replication
12 6 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.76%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.76%) Equities
12 6 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 171 (21.78%) Windows
2 65 (8.28%) Windows Server
3 42 (5.35%) Linux
4 36 (4.59%) Windows 10
5 34 (4.33%) Unix
6 22 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.02%) Android
9 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (11.72%) SDLC
4 88 (11.21%) Business Analysis
5 72 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (9.04%) ITIL
7 65 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (7.52%) User Stories
9 58 (7.39%) Computer Science
10 52 (6.62%) Analytics
11 47 (5.99%) Project Management
12 43 (5.48%) Information Security
13 42 (5.35%) Supplier Management
13 42 (5.35%) Waterfall
14 40 (5.10%) Data Analysis
14 40 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (4.97%) CRM
15 39 (4.97%) Mathematics
16 38 (4.84%) Physics
16 38 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 231 (29.43%) SQL
2 37 (4.71%) JavaScript
3 35 (4.46%) Java
4 30 (3.82%) C#
5 29 (3.69%) VB
6 28 (3.57%) Python
7 27 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 20 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.55%) VBA
9 19 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.53%) Perl
11 11 (1.40%) C
12 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.64%) PHP
14 4 (0.51%) R
15 3 (0.38%) Korn
15 3 (0.38%) Scala
15 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (9.04%) Degree
2 60 (7.64%) CCNA
2 60 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (4.97%) MCSE
5 38 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 37 (4.71%) Security Cleared
7 34 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (4.20%) MCITP
9 25 (3.18%) CCNP
10 22 (2.80%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.66%) CISSP
12 9 (1.15%) CISM
13 8 (1.02%) MCSA
14 7 (0.89%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.76%) CCAA
15 6 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (5.22%) QA
3 39 (4.97%) SLA
4 26 (3.31%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.91%) Solvency II
6 11 (1.40%) GDPR
7 8 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (1.02%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.64%) PMO
10 3 (0.38%) EMIR
11 1 (0.13%) BS25999
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (16.43%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.91%) XenApp
5 11 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.64%) Docker
7 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.38%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.38%) Firmware
8 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (1.91%) SCCM
2 7 (0.89%) Automic
3 6 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.76%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.64%) WSUS
5 4 (0.51%) Ansible
5 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.51%) Puppet
6 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 215 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.08%) VMware
3 81 (10.32%) Citrix
4 53 (6.75%) Oracle
5 51 (6.50%) Cisco
6 37 (4.71%) SAP
7 36 (4.59%) Polycom
8 35 (4.46%) Meraki
9 34 (4.33%) Aruba
10 20 (2.55%) Murex
11 16 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.53%) HP
14 11 (1.40%) CommVault
14 11 (1.40%) IBM
15 9 (1.15%) MuleSoft
16 8 (1.02%) Avaya
16 8 (1.02%) Capita
16 8 (1.02%) Sage
16 8 (1.02%) WSO2