Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 176 189
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 115 156 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.53% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 146 147
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% -11.64% +14.96%
10th Percentile £21,700 £19,000 £20,325
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £34,359
% change year-on-year -1.47% -1.04% +5.72%

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 8,196 9,843 10,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.46% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6,361 8,092 8,690
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -15 28 £34,000 -12.82% 3
Warwickshire +56 22 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Dudley - 18 £26,000 -
Worcestershire +3 9 £25,500 -9.73%
Coventry 0 9 £26,250 -25.00% 2
Shropshire +15 8 £30,500 +10.91% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £19,500 -
Staffordshire -1 6 £50,000 +81.82% 3
Solihull -10 4 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Walsall -4 3 £27,001 +35.00%
Herefordshire -2 1 - -
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 21 November 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 52 (45.22%) Windows
2 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
4 24 (20.87%) Office 365
5 23 (20.00%) Firewall
6 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (18.26%) Citrix
7 21 (18.26%) Cisco
7 21 (18.26%) ITSM
7 21 (18.26%) Finance
8 20 (17.39%) Linux
9 19 (16.52%) ITIL
9 19 (16.52%) LAN
9 19 (16.52%) WAN
9 19 (16.52%) VMware
10 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
10 18 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (13.91%) NetApp
12 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (13.91%) MCSE
12 16 (13.91%) MCSA
12 16 (13.91%) MCP
12 16 (13.91%) Incident Management
13 15 (13.04%) Windows 7
14 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.30%) Information Security
16 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (9.57%) Risk Management

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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) WordPress
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Infor LN
1 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) Firewall
2 19 (16.52%) LAN
2 19 (16.52%) WAN
3 6 (5.22%) Internet
3 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.35%) Network Security
5 3 (2.61%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) DNS
6 2 (1.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) DSL
7 1 (0.87%) MPLS
7 1 (0.87%) VLAN
7 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.96%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) French Language
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) CSS
1 1 (0.87%) EDI
1 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.74%) CMDB
3 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.74%) EPoS
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) BBC
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Handset
4 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.22%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Linux
3 18 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.61%) Android
9 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.74%) Unix
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) ITSM
2 19 (16.52%) ITIL
3 16 (13.91%) Incident Management
4 13 (11.30%) Information Security
5 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (9.57%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.96%) Project Management
8 7 (6.09%) Break/Fix
8 7 (6.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 7 (6.09%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.09%) Service Management
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.22%) ERP
10 5 (4.35%) Coaching
10 5 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.35%) Security Testing
10 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.74%) C
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) MCP
1 16 (13.91%) MCSA
1 16 (13.91%) MCSE
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.70%) Degree
3 7 (6.09%) CISSP
4 4 (3.48%) CEH
4 4 (3.48%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) CCSA
6 2 (1.74%) CISA
6 2 (1.74%) SANS
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.87%) CISM
7 1 (0.87%) CISMP
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) QA
3 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.48%) PMO
4 3 (2.61%) COBIT
4 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) WSUS
2 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.26%) Cisco
2 21 (18.26%) Citrix
3 19 (16.52%) VMware
4 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
5 16 (13.91%) NetApp
6 4 (3.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.61%) Adobe
7 3 (2.61%) Remedy
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.74%) Baan
8 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.74%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.74%) Infor
8 2 (1.74%) McAfee
9 1 (0.87%) Apple
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle
9 1 (0.87%) Twitter
9 1 (0.87%) Veeam