Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,208 1,449 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.27% 15.41% 15.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.86% 16.00% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1,231 1,302
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,616 9,059 9,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.35% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,967 7,073 8,222
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Birmingham +2 428 £32,500 -13.33% 67
Warwickshire -8 134 £40,000 +14.29% 17
Coventry -2 128 £40,000 +2.56% 21
Solihull +8 99 £35,000 +5.26% 12
Staffordshire -2 97 £25,000 -20.00% 25
Worcestershire -3 87 £27,500 - 10
Shropshire +6 55 £25,000 -13.79% 7
Herefordshire -1 47 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Dudley +4 43 £25,000 -3.85% 4
Sutton Coldfield -1 24 £33,500 +8.06% 5
Halesowen +7 9 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Walsall -1 7 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Tipton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +2 4 £33,750 -10.00% 1
West Bromwich -3 4 £32,500 -40.37% 1
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 277 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 276 (22.85%) SQL
3 247 (20.45%) Windows
4 226 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (18.46%) Finance
6 211 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
7 203 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
8 178 (14.74%) ITIL
9 150 (12.42%) Active Directory
10 132 (10.93%) SQL Server
11 124 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 120 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 118 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
14 115 (9.52%) Firewall
15 109 (9.02%) Business Analysis
16 108 (8.94%) Degree
17 103 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 97 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
19 90 (7.45%) VMware
20 86 (7.12%) Process Improvement
21 85 (7.04%) SLA
22 82 (6.79%) Retail
23 79 (6.54%) Information Security
23 79 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 78 (6.46%) Change Management
25 75 (6.21%) Office 365
26 74 (6.13%) Linux
27 73 (6.04%) Windows Server
28 71 (5.88%) WAN
29 70 (5.79%) Power BI

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 63 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 41 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.24%) IIS
4 13 (1.08%) SAS
4 13 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.91%) Confluence
5 11 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.33%) Liferay
7 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.25%) CMS
9 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.083%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.083%) Captiva
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.083%) Totara
Applications
1 120 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.083%) Stata
6 1 (0.083%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 13 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.50%) Infor LN
5 6 (0.50%) SAP FI-CA
5 6 (0.50%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.50%) Summit
6 5 (0.41%) Maximo
6 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.41%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.21%) Office 365
2 70 (5.79%) Power Platform
3 41 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.58%) SaaS
8 5 (0.41%) IaaS
9 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.33%) PaaS
10 3 (0.25%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.083%) G Suite
12 1 (0.083%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.52%) Firewall
2 71 (5.88%) WAN
3 67 (5.55%) LAN
4 33 (2.73%) Internet
5 30 (2.48%) VPN
6 26 (2.15%) Network Security
6 26 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (1.57%) DHCP
9 18 (1.49%) DNS
10 16 (1.32%) VoIP
11 15 (1.24%) SAN
12 13 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.08%) Skype
13 11 (0.91%) Wireless
14 10 (0.83%) HTTP
15 8 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (0.58%) MPLS
17 6 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.79%) Power BI
3 34 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (2.40%) MySQL
7 25 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.24%) QlikView
9 12 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.91%) SQLite
11 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.66%) DB2
13 7 (0.58%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.58%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.50%) Big Data
14 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (2.48%) JIRA
2 20 (1.66%) Selenium
3 16 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.58%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.50%) HP UFT
7 6 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.41%) Maven
8 5 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
9 4 (0.33%) OllyDbg
9 4 (0.33%) Toad
10 2 (0.17%) Subversion
10 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.083%) JMeter
General
1 223 (18.46%) Finance
2 82 (6.79%) Retail
3 30 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 29 (2.40%) Marketing
5 22 (1.82%) Banking
6 19 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.32%) Billing
8 14 (1.16%) Legal
9 13 (1.08%) Automotive
10 9 (0.75%) Law
11 8 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.41%) Games
13 4 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.083%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.083%) Electronics
16 1 (0.083%) German Language
16 1 (0.083%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.57%) .NET
1 19 (1.57%) XML
2 11 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (0.66%) Web Services
4 7 (0.58%) Gherkin
4 7 (0.58%) JSON
5 6 (0.50%) SOAP
6 5 (0.41%) HTML
7 4 (0.33%) CGI
7 4 (0.33%) REST
7 4 (0.33%) Spring
8 3 (0.25%) CSS
8 3 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.17%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.17%) J2EE
9 2 (0.17%) JDBC
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.17%) Servlets
9 2 (0.17%) Struts
9 2 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 203 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 63 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (3.56%) Driving Licence
5 27 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 20 (1.66%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.57%) User Experience
10 16 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.16%) EPoS
12 13 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.99%) NHS
13 12 (0.99%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.83%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.75%) Robotics
17 8 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 247 (20.45%) Windows
2 74 (6.13%) Linux
3 73 (6.04%) Windows Server
4 41 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 36 (2.98%) Unix
6 25 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 17 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.75%) Android
12 9 (0.75%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.25%) SUSE
16 2 (0.17%) CentOS
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
3 178 (14.74%) ITIL
4 124 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 109 (9.02%) Business Analysis
6 103 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
8 86 (7.12%) Process Improvement
9 79 (6.54%) Information Security
10 78 (6.46%) Change Management
11 64 (5.30%) Project Management
12 61 (5.05%) Analytics
13 59 (4.88%) Mathematics
14 58 (4.80%) Computer Science
15 55 (4.55%) Data Analysis
16 54 (4.47%) Scrum
16 54 (4.47%) Service Delivery
16 54 (4.47%) User Stories
16 54 (4.47%) Waterfall
17 49 (4.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 276 (22.85%) SQL
2 33 (2.73%) T-SQL
3 27 (2.24%) C#
4 21 (1.74%) Python
5 20 (1.66%) Java
6 19 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.16%) C
7 14 (1.16%) VBA
8 10 (0.83%) R
9 8 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.50%) C++
10 6 (0.50%) VBScript
11 5 (0.41%) COBOL
11 5 (0.41%) Ruby
12 4 (0.33%) PHP
13 3 (0.25%) Perl
13 3 (0.25%) VB
14 1 (0.083%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 108 (8.94%) Degree
2 57 (4.72%) ISEB
3 54 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 43 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 38 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (2.98%) ISTQB
7 30 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (2.40%) MCSE
9 27 (2.24%) MCP
10 24 (1.99%) CISSP
11 22 (1.82%) CISM
12 20 (1.66%) CCNP
12 20 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (1.24%) CCNA
13 15 (1.24%) MCSA
14 13 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.91%) IIBA
16 7 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.04%) SLA
2 55 (4.55%) QA
3 41 (3.39%) GDPR
4 28 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.32%) PMO
5 25 (2.07%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.82%) PCI DSS
7 19 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.66%) NIST
10 6 (0.50%) COBIT
11 3 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.17%) GPG13
12 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.083%) BS7666
13 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.083%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 150 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 79 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.50%) XenApp
5 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.33%) Docker
7 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.083%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (2.90%) SCCM
2 23 (1.90%) EnCase
3 7 (0.58%) CASB
3 7 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
4 6 (0.50%) FTK
5 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.41%) Puppet
6 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.33%) WSUS
7 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.25%) QRadar
8 2 (0.17%) Kibana
8 2 (0.17%) logstash
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.17%) Nessus
8 2 (0.17%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 277 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.45%) VMware
3 63 (5.22%) Cisco
4 54 (4.47%) Oracle
5 53 (4.39%) Citrix
6 50 (4.14%) SAP
7 41 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 35 (2.90%) NetApp
9 27 (2.24%) Tableau
10 23 (1.90%) Dell
11 21 (1.74%) EqualLogic
12 19 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.08%) Apple
14 13 (1.08%) Remedy
15 11 (0.91%) HP
15 11 (0.91%) Lotus
16 10 (0.83%) Cognos
17 9 (0.75%) IBM
17 9 (0.75%) Infor