Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £30,749 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 199 171
Rank change year-on-year +37 -28 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 164 136 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.34% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.39% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 156 113 177
West Midlands median annual salary £30,749 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,625 £47,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

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 9,061 9,800 11,906
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.73% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,074 8,267 9,463
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 July 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 July 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 +8 42 £27,000 -28.00% 5
Warwickshire +50 33 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Coventry +12 33 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Worcestershire +23 9 £22,500 +9.76% 2
Staffordshire -12 9 £19,500 -13.33% 2
Shropshire +22 8 £27,500 -1.79%
Dudley - 8 £26,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 8 £37,500 -
Solihull -13 4 £27,750 +8.82% 1
Walsall - 4 £23,000 -
Wolverhampton -8 3 £26,000 +4.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Smethwick - 1 £32,500 - 1
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 55 (33.54%) Windows
2 41 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.17%) Finance
4 35 (21.34%) Active Directory
5 32 (19.51%) ITIL
6 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (14.02%) Manufacturing
8 22 (13.41%) SQL
8 22 (13.41%) Office 365
9 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.98%) CISSP
11 16 (9.76%) Information Security
11 16 (9.76%) Firewall
11 16 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 16 (9.76%) Cisco
12 15 (9.15%) Citrix
12 15 (9.15%) Windows 7
13 14 (8.54%) PCI DSS
13 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (8.54%) Windows 10
13 14 (8.54%) Windows Server
14 13 (7.93%) CEH
14 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
14 13 (7.93%) VMware
15 12 (7.32%) LAN
15 12 (7.32%) Adobe
15 12 (7.32%) Retail
15 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
15 12 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.22%) CMS
3 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.22%) Liferay
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Drupal
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.22%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.22%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.61%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) Office 365
2 6 (3.66%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) Firewall
2 12 (7.32%) LAN
3 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.88%) WAN
5 5 (3.05%) Network Security
6 4 (2.44%) DHCP
6 4 (2.44%) DNS
7 3 (1.83%) HTTP
7 3 (1.83%) Internet
7 3 (1.83%) VLAN
8 2 (1.22%) Skype
9 1 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 38 (23.17%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.32%) Retail
4 6 (3.66%) Legal
5 4 (2.44%) Automotive
5 4 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) HTML
2 3 (1.83%) CSS
2 3 (1.83%) WSH
3 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 2 (1.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.61%) EDI
4 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
4 1 (0.61%) J2EE
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) JSON
4 1 (0.61%) Node.js
4 1 (0.61%) RESTful
4 1 (0.61%) Spring
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.66%) BYOD
2 6 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
4 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) EPoS
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) BBC
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.54%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Windows 7
3 14 (8.54%) Windows 10
3 14 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.10%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.22%) Android
8 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.51%) ITIL
2 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.76%) Information Security
3 16 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
4 12 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (6.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 11 (6.71%) ITSM
5 11 (6.71%) Security Testing
5 11 (6.71%) Waterfall
6 9 (5.49%) Service Management
7 8 (4.88%) ERP
7 8 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.27%) Change Management
8 7 (4.27%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.27%) Logistics
8 7 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (4.27%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.41%) SQL
2 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.83%) VBScript
3 2 (1.22%) C#
3 2 (1.22%) Java
3 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.22%) VBA
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) CISSP
2 13 (7.93%) CEH
3 8 (4.88%) CISA
4 7 (4.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.66%) CISM
5 6 (3.66%) Degree
5 6 (3.66%) MCSE
6 5 (3.05%) MCP
6 5 (3.05%) MCSA
6 5 (3.05%) SANS
7 4 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (2.44%) CCSP
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.83%) CCSA
8 3 (1.83%) CRISC
8 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.10%) SLA
4 4 (2.44%) COBIT
5 3 (1.83%) PMO
5 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.61%) GDPR
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 35 (21.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.76%) Cisco
3 15 (9.15%) Citrix
4 13 (7.93%) VMware
5 12 (7.32%) Adobe
6 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.66%) SAP
8 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.05%) Forcepoint
8 5 (3.05%) IBM
8 5 (3.05%) NetApp
8 5 (3.05%) Remedy
8 5 (3.05%) Symantec
9 3 (1.83%) hybris
9 3 (1.83%) Infor
9 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) Apple
10 2 (1.22%) Baan
10 2 (1.22%) Google
10 2 (1.22%) Ivanti