Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 261 278
Rank change year-on-year +46 +17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 113 81 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.71% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.74% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 37
West Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £27,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.36% -23.61% +10.77%
10th Percentile £23,186 £21,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,450 £44,650
England median annual salary £41,750 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.73% +0.63% +6.67%

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 9770 10995 10536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8018 8715 8780
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +55 68 £33,000 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire 0 13 £31,750 +41.11% 1
Shropshire +3 7 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Staffordshire +5 6 £22,000 -
Solihull 0 6 £25,500 -32.00%
Herefordshire +1 4 £23,991 +0.48%
Coventry +14 3 £29,000 -38.95% 2
Walsall - 1 £33,000 -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (38.05%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.17%) Finance
3 38 (33.63%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (30.09%) Windows
5 31 (27.43%) Computer Science
6 29 (25.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (23.01%) Mathematics
8 25 (22.12%) Physics
8 25 (22.12%) VMware
9 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
10 18 (15.93%) SQL
10 18 (15.93%) Office 365
11 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
12 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (12.39%) ITIL
14 13 (11.50%) Cisco
14 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (11.50%) Migration
14 13 (11.50%) Firewall
14 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (10.62%) Linux
16 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
17 9 (7.96%) Clustering
17 9 (7.96%) Change Management
17 9 (7.96%) Service Management

Technical 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 8 (7.08%) Apache
2 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.93%) Office 365
2 8 (7.08%) IaaS
2 8 (7.08%) PaaS
2 8 (7.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) Firewall
2 6 (5.31%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) Internet
4 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.77%) DHCP
5 2 (1.77%) DNS
5 2 (1.77%) LAN
5 2 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.77%) VLAN
5 2 (1.77%) VoIP
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) Skype
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) MS Access
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
1 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Local Government
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) XML
2 2 (1.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) REST
3 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (27.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.96%) Clustering
5 8 (7.08%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (6.19%) Data Structures
6 7 (6.19%) Handset
6 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.42%) Reference Data
8 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.88%) iPad
10 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.62%) Linux
4 9 (7.96%) CentOS
5 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) Fedora
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Mathematics
2 25 (22.12%) Physics
3 14 (12.39%) ITIL
4 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.50%) Migration
5 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.96%) Change Control
6 9 (7.96%) Change Management
6 9 (7.96%) Service Management
7 8 (7.08%) Data Management
8 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.19%) Workflow
9 6 (5.31%) Data Governance
9 6 (5.31%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (5.31%) Master Data Management
9 6 (5.31%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.08%) Degree
4 5 (4.42%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (4.42%) CISM
4 5 (4.42%) CISSP
4 5 (4.42%) ISEB
4 5 (4.42%) MCSA
4 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CCNA
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) MCP
6 3 (2.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.42%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (4.42%) GDPR
3 4 (3.54%) BS25999
3 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.08%) vSphere
4 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.54%) XenApp
7 2 (1.77%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.77%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.88%) Postfix
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
1 7 (6.19%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.77%) Control-M
2 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) Simpana
Vendors
1 43 (38.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.12%) VMware
3 13 (11.50%) Cisco
4 9 (7.96%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix
5 8 (7.08%) Juniper
5 8 (7.08%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.08%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.42%) NetApp
7 4 (3.54%) Dell
7 4 (3.54%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.77%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.77%) BMC
8 2 (1.77%) HP
8 2 (1.77%) Wyse
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.88%) CommVault
9 1 (0.88%) EMC
9 1 (0.88%) SAP