Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 180 209
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 90 146 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.50% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.55% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87 141 103
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% -7.14% +7.59%
10th Percentile £21,150 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%

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 7,527 9,433 9,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.70% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,703 7,446 7,967
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,116 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 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 -14 22 £35,250 +17.50% 2
Solihull +16 14 £31,500 +46.51% 3
Warwickshire +26 12 £33,400 -1.76% 4
Worcestershire -12 11 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Shropshire +5 8 £28,000 -15.15%
Coventry +9 7 £25,750 -26.43% 2
Dudley - 7 £26,000 -
Staffordshire -14 6 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Herefordshire -7 2 £38,750 -3.13%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £19,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £24,000 -
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.22%) Office 365
3 20 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (14.44%) Finance
5 13 (14.44%) ITIL
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (13.33%) Firewall
6 12 (13.33%) VMware
6 12 (13.33%) Degree
7 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (12.22%) Linux
7 11 (12.22%) LAN
8 10 (11.11%) WAN
8 10 (11.11%) Cisco
8 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (11.11%) MCSE
8 10 (11.11%) Information Security
8 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 9 (10.00%) MCSA
9 9 (10.00%) SQL
10 8 (8.89%) Citrix
10 8 (8.89%) SLA
10 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.89%) Windows 7

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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) LAN
3 10 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (5.56%) Internet
5 4 (4.44%) Network Security
6 2 (2.22%) DHCP
6 2 (2.22%) DNS
6 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) DSL
7 1 (1.11%) FTP
7 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.11%) VLAN
7 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.22%) CMDB
3 2 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
3 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (12.22%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.33%) Android
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.22%) Unix
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
3 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.11%) Information Security
5 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.78%) ITSM
6 7 (7.78%) Project Management
7 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.56%) Break/Fix
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 5 (5.56%) SIEM
8 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.44%) Document Management
9 4 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) VBScript
3 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) MCSE
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.00%) MCSA
4 7 (7.78%) MCP
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISMP
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 4 (4.44%) COBIT
4 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.22%) PMO
6 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) WSUS
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) Control-M
2 1 (1.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.11%) QRadar
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) VMware
3 10 (11.11%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 7 (7.78%) NetApp
5 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.11%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.11%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.11%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.11%) McAfee
7 1 (1.11%) Qualys
7 1 (1.11%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.11%) Sybase
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) Veeam