Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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

Analyst
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 37 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,320 560 305
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.96% 6.48% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 6.79% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 503 277
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,629 £29,600
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,500 £34,476
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £58,627
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 27,528 8,250 7,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21,852 7,399 6,674
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,188 £70,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Analyst
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Analyst trend for jobs with a WFH option

Analyst
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Analyst.

Analyst salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Analyst
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Analyst over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Analyst salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 jobs with a WFH option featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 645 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (27.59%) Social Skills
3 590 (25.43%) Finance
4 570 (24.57%) SQL
5 420 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 394 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 335 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 332 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
9 328 (14.14%) Business Analysis
10 319 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
11 266 (11.47%) Degree
12 261 (11.25%) Analytics
13 250 (10.78%) Azure
14 236 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
15 235 (10.13%) User Stories
16 230 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
17 229 (9.87%) Power Platform
18 214 (9.22%) Power BI
18 214 (9.22%) Project Management
19 194 (8.36%) Windows
20 179 (7.72%) Data Analysis
21 177 (7.63%) Microsoft 365
22 174 (7.50%) JIRA
23 171 (7.37%) Waterfall
24 167 (7.20%) QA
25 165 (7.11%) Scrum
26 163 (7.03%) Retail
27 162 (6.98%) Python
28 156 (6.72%) Visualisation
29 154 (6.64%) Mentoring

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 109 (4.70%) SAS
2 97 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.07%) Confluence
4 21 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 16 (0.69%) CMS
6 11 (0.47%) IIS
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.13%) JBoss
10 2 (0.086%) Apache
10 2 (0.086%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.086%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.086%) Mendix
10 2 (0.086%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.086%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.086%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.043%) Appian
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.043%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 230 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 151 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.17%) SPSS
8 2 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.086%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Smart View
8 2 (0.086%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) Figma
9 1 (0.043%) InDesign
9 1 (0.043%) InVision
9 1 (0.043%) Sketch
9 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 36 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
2 25 (1.08%) NetSuite
3 24 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.43%) Workday HCM
8 9 (0.39%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.34%) iTrent
9 8 (0.34%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
10 7 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.30%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.22%) Maximo
12 5 (0.22%) RESILIA
12 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 250 (10.78%) Azure
2 229 (9.87%) Power Platform
3 177 (7.63%) Microsoft 365
4 94 (4.05%) AWS
5 57 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (2.41%) SaaS
7 41 (1.77%) Google Analytics
8 32 (1.38%) GCP
9 25 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (0.73%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.52%) PowerApps
11 12 (0.52%) Slack
12 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
13 10 (0.43%) Collibra
13 10 (0.43%) Lucidchart
13 10 (0.43%) Power Automate
14 7 (0.30%) Datadog
14 7 (0.30%) Snowflake
15 6 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.62%) Firewall
2 62 (2.67%) DNS
3 40 (1.72%) DHCP
4 25 (1.08%) SMS
4 25 (1.08%) VPN
4 25 (1.08%) WAN
5 24 (1.03%) Intranet
5 24 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.99%) Internet
7 19 (0.82%) HTTP
7 19 (0.82%) LAN
8 16 (0.69%) Network Security
8 16 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (0.60%) VLAN
10 11 (0.47%) SAN
11 7 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.26%) MPLS
13 5 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.22%) Power BI
2 151 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 140 (6.03%) Tableau
4 108 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 33 (1.42%) Spotfire
9 31 (1.34%) DTS
10 30 (1.29%) QlikView
11 28 (1.21%) Big Data
12 26 (1.12%) Data Lake
13 18 (0.78%) MySQL
13 18 (0.78%) SQL Server 2019
14 16 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (0.65%) Metadata
16 14 (0.60%) Looker
16 14 (0.60%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 174 (7.50%) JIRA
2 28 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.16%) Selenium
4 26 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (0.78%) Postman
6 11 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (0.43%) TestRail
8 9 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.34%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.34%) YouTrack
10 7 (0.30%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.26%) Ranorex
12 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.17%) Appium
13 4 (0.17%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.13%) Katalon Studio
14 3 (0.13%) REST Assured
14 3 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 640 (27.59%) Social Skills
2 590 (25.43%) Finance
3 420 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
4 163 (7.03%) Retail
5 126 (5.43%) Banking
6 119 (5.13%) Marketing
7 107 (4.61%) Public Sector
8 77 (3.32%) Legal
9 73 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 59 (2.54%) Manufacturing
11 56 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
12 54 (2.33%) Advertising
12 54 (2.33%) Law
13 50 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
14 46 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
15 39 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 35 (1.51%) Telecoms
17 27 (1.16%) Front Office
18 26 (1.12%) Investment Banking
19 25 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.97%) .NET
2 54 (2.33%) HTML
3 42 (1.81%) XML
4 26 (1.12%) Web Services
5 22 (0.95%) SOAP
6 20 (0.86%) Gherkin
7 18 (0.78%) JSON
8 15 (0.65%) REST
9 13 (0.56%) CSS
10 12 (0.52%) EDI
10 12 (0.52%) XSLT
11 11 (0.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.39%) RESTful
13 8 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (0.34%) Kafka
13 8 (0.34%) Regular Expression
14 7 (0.30%) J2EE
15 6 (0.26%) Middleware
15 6 (0.26%) Spring
16 5 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (4.78%) Management Information System
2 94 (4.05%) User Experience
3 90 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 34 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (1.12%) FMCG
7 25 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 20 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
10 17 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 17 (0.73%) Derivative
10 17 (0.73%) EPoS
11 16 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 16 (0.69%) NHS
11 16 (0.69%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 15 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 194 (8.36%) Windows
2 72 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 62 (2.67%) Windows 10
4 56 (2.41%) Linux
5 16 (0.69%) Unix
6 15 (0.65%) Android
6 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.17%) Solaris
13 2 (0.086%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.043%) CentOS
14 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 332 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
4 328 (14.14%) Business Analysis
5 319 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
6 261 (11.25%) Analytics
7 236 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
8 235 (10.13%) User Stories
9 214 (9.22%) Project Management
10 179 (7.72%) Data Analysis
11 171 (7.37%) Waterfall
12 165 (7.11%) Scrum
13 156 (6.72%) Visualisation
14 154 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 153 (6.59%) Data Modelling
16 150 (6.47%) Workshop Facilitation
17 140 (6.03%) ITIL
17 140 (6.03%) SDLC
18 137 (5.91%) CRM
19 136 (5.86%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 570 (24.57%) SQL
2 162 (6.98%) Python
3 99 (4.27%) C#
4 78 (3.36%) Java
5 60 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 51 (2.20%) R
7 45 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 39 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 35 (1.51%) C
10 30 (1.29%) VBA
11 24 (1.03%) C++
12 19 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.43%) MATLAB
13 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.43%) VB
14 9 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.39%) RPG
15 8 (0.34%) PHP
15 8 (0.34%) RPG IV
15 8 (0.34%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 266 (11.47%) Degree
2 87 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 84 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 63 (2.72%) Master's Degree
6 51 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 49 (2.11%) CISSP
8 42 (1.81%) ISEB
9 33 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (0.99%) CISM
13 20 (0.86%) CCNP
13 20 (0.86%) DBS Check
13 20 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.65%) CCNA
14 15 (0.65%) CEH
15 14 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
15 14 (0.60%) IIBA
16 13 (0.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (7.20%) QA
2 88 (3.79%) Data Quality
3 63 (2.72%) GDPR
4 60 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (2.20%) SLA
6 48 (2.07%) PMO
7 26 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 24 (1.03%) NIST
9 22 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.52%) GRC
11 10 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.30%) Accessibility
12 7 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.30%) EMIR
12 7 (0.30%) MiFID
12 7 (0.30%) P3O
13 5 (0.22%) IFRS
13 5 (0.22%) SOC 2
14 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.30%) BitLocker
5 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
6 5 (0.22%) XenApp
7 4 (0.17%) iptables
7 4 (0.17%) NFS
7 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.17%) vSphere
8 3 (0.13%) Docker
8 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.086%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.043%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.043%) Snort
10 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (0.86%) SCCM
3 17 (0.73%) HP ALM
4 14 (0.60%) Terraform
5 13 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.47%) QRadar
7 10 (0.43%) Grafana
8 9 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.34%) WSUS
10 7 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.26%) Nessus
12 5 (0.22%) Ansible
12 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.17%) Nagios
13 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 394 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 103 (4.44%) Oracle
3 73 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (2.76%) Cisco
5 57 (2.46%) SAP
6 56 (2.41%) Google
7 55 (2.37%) VMware
8 41 (1.77%) Adobe
9 38 (1.64%) HP
10 33 (1.42%) Citrix
11 29 (1.25%) JD Edwards
11 29 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 29 (1.25%) Splunk
12 25 (1.08%) Alteryx
13 22 (0.95%) Apple
14 20 (0.86%) IBM
15 19 (0.82%) LogRhythm
15 19 (0.82%) Palo Alto
16 17 (0.73%) Workday
17 16 (0.69%) Informatica