Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

System Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 255 272
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 54 70 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 55
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,125 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 8,265 9,482 11,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.58% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 7,902 8,908
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Warwickshire +43 18 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Birmingham +2 11 £35,875 -7.42% 3
Staffordshire +8 10 £27,500 -6.78% 2
Coventry +7 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Worcestershire - 4 £41,000 - 1
Herefordshire +3 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Shropshire +10 1 £27,500 -26.67%
Wolverhampton +1 1 £33,000 - 1
Solihull 0 1 £22,500 -16.67%
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (53.70%) Degree
2 22 (40.74%) Oracle
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Validation
4 15 (27.78%) Billing
5 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) Kronos
6 10 (18.52%) Northgate
7 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 7 (12.96%) Finance
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) VMware
9 6 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) CRM
10 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.41%) Cisco
11 4 (7.41%) Migration
11 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.41%) .NET
11 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (7.41%) ResourceLink
11 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) System Testing
12 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (5.56%) SUSE
12 3 (5.56%) SQL Server

Systems 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 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.41%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.85%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) PBX
1 2 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) ISDN
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) PSTN
2 1 (1.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (27.78%) Billing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) SUSE
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Validation
2 9 (16.67%) Analytics
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.56%) System Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Business Development
7 2 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.70%) Physics
7 2 (3.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) RHCA
2 2 (3.70%) RHCE
2 2 (3.70%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PMO
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) Kronos
3 10 (18.52%) Northgate
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) Epicor
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.85%) Mitel
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
8 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter