Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

IT Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 185 163
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 145 156 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.56% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.61% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 136 136 168
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £33,525
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -10.51% +3.05%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,125 £19,850
90th Percentile £52,625 £48,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +1.49%

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 8,468 9,663 11,545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.63% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,596 8,069 9,113
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,768 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Birmingham -9 31 £30,497 -21.30% 9
Warwickshire +53 30 £35,000 +22.81% 3
Coventry +17 26 £42,875 +12.83% 2
Dudley - 16 £26,000 - 2
Staffordshire -5 10 £19,500 -13.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £28,500 -
Shropshire +19 7 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +10 6 £25,500 +14.61% 1
Walsall +5 3 £27,001 -10.00% 1
Solihull -17 3 £29,000 +13.73% 1
Wolverhampton +3 2 £26,000 +4.00%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (36.55%) Windows
2 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.76%) Finance
3 27 (18.62%) Active Directory
4 25 (17.24%) ITIL
5 23 (15.86%) Firewall
5 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (14.48%) Citrix
7 20 (13.79%) LAN
8 19 (13.10%) Cisco
8 19 (13.10%) ITSM
8 19 (13.10%) Office 365
9 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
9 18 (12.41%) Information Security
9 18 (12.41%) CISSP
10 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
10 17 (11.72%) SQL
10 17 (11.72%) Linux
10 17 (11.72%) VMware
10 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (11.03%) WAN
12 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (10.34%) Windows 7
13 14 (9.66%) CEH
13 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.97%) NetApp
14 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (8.97%) MCSE
14 13 (8.97%) MCSA

IT 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 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.69%) Liferay
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Infor LN
1 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (1.38%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.69%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.69%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Office 365
2 5 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.86%) Firewall
2 20 (13.79%) LAN
3 16 (11.03%) WAN
4 6 (4.14%) Network Security
4 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.76%) Internet
6 3 (2.07%) HTTP
7 1 (0.69%) DHCP
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
7 1 (0.69%) Skype
7 1 (0.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Automotive
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) HTML
2 2 (1.38%) CSS
2 2 (1.38%) Middleware
2 2 (1.38%) XML
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) EDI
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) jQuery
3 1 (0.69%) JSON
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
3 1 (0.69%) RESTful
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) BYOD
3 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.38%) EPoS
5 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) AS400
6 1 (0.69%) BBC
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.55%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
2 17 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.28%) Windows 10
5 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.38%) Android
9 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) ITIL
2 19 (13.10%) ITSM
3 18 (12.41%) Information Security
4 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.97%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.97%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.28%) Security Testing
8 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.90%) ERP
9 10 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 8 (5.52%) Project Management
10 8 (5.52%) Service Management
11 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.83%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.83%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.14%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.38%) VBA
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) CISSP
2 14 (9.66%) CEH
3 13 (8.97%) MCP
3 13 (8.97%) MCSA
3 13 (8.97%) MCSE
3 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.59%) Degree
5 7 (4.83%) CISA
5 7 (4.83%) CISM
5 7 (4.83%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (2.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.76%) CCSP
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.76%) SANS
7 3 (2.07%) CCSA
7 3 (2.07%) CRISC
8 2 (1.38%) AAT
8 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.21%) SLA
4 4 (2.76%) COBIT
4 4 (2.76%) PMO
4 4 (2.76%) QA
5 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (18.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.48%) Citrix
3 19 (13.10%) Cisco
4 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
4 17 (11.72%) VMware
5 13 (8.97%) NetApp
6 8 (5.52%) Adobe
6 8 (5.52%) SAP
7 4 (2.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.76%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.76%) IBM
7 4 (2.76%) Remedy
7 4 (2.76%) Symantec
8 3 (2.07%) Infor
8 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.38%) Avaya
9 2 (1.38%) Baan
9 2 (1.38%) hybris
9 2 (1.38%) Sage
10 1 (0.69%) Apple