Period
to 17 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 67 32
Rank change year-on-year +37 -35 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,198 306 558
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.44% 4.34% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 4.54% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 254 485
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,711 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -3.23% +9.41%
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £59,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 15,315 6,744 7,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 95.56% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13,089 5,854 6,591
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £34,888
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +8.49%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 313 (26.13%) SQL
2 294 (24.54%) Finance
3 255 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (20.03%) Microsoft
5 230 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
6 178 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
7 176 (14.69%) Business Analysis
8 157 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 156 (13.02%) Windows
10 145 (12.10%) Azure
11 141 (11.77%) Microsoft 365
12 132 (11.02%) Analytics
13 127 (10.60%) Power Platform
14 125 (10.43%) Active Directory
15 118 (9.85%) Power BI
16 116 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 109 (9.10%) SQL Server
18 101 (8.43%) ITIL
19 100 (8.35%) Requirements Gathering
20 98 (8.18%) Information Security
21 97 (8.10%) Degree
22 90 (7.51%) Scrum
23 87 (7.26%) Data Analysis
24 85 (7.10%) Visualisation
25 81 (6.76%) Windows 10
26 78 (6.51%) Marketing
27 76 (6.34%) Decision-Making
28 75 (6.26%) Project Management
29 73 (6.09%) User Stories

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 62 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.09%) Confluence
3 13 (1.09%) SAS
4 7 (0.58%) CMS
5 6 (0.50%) Apache
5 6 (0.50%) IIS
5 6 (0.50%) OpenEdge
6 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.33%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.083%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.083%) Appian
9 1 (0.083%) Liferay
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.083%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 157 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.58%) InVision
5 7 (0.58%) Sketch
6 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.083%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.083%) GIMP
9 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.083%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 28 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.33%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.25%) SAP LE
6 3 (0.25%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.17%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.17%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.083%) Magento
8 1 (0.083%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 145 (12.10%) Azure
2 141 (11.77%) Microsoft 365
3 127 (10.60%) Power Platform
4 65 (5.43%) SaaS
5 46 (3.84%) Dynamics 365
6 32 (2.67%) Google Analytics
7 25 (2.09%) AWS
8 21 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.83%) IaaS
10 9 (0.75%) PaaS
11 8 (0.67%) Google Workspace
12 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.58%) GCP
13 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.50%) Google Data Studio
14 5 (0.42%) Firebase
14 5 (0.42%) GitHub
15 4 (0.33%) BPaaS
15 4 (0.33%) Lucidchart
15 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.26%) Firewall
2 29 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.34%) DNS
4 23 (1.92%) DHCP
5 20 (1.67%) VPN
6 17 (1.42%) Unified Communications
7 15 (1.25%) SAN
8 13 (1.09%) FTP
9 12 (1.00%) LAN
10 10 (0.83%) HTTP
10 10 (0.83%) WAN
11 9 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.58%) Internet
12 7 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.50%) BGP
13 6 (0.50%) Intranet
13 6 (0.50%) Wireless
14 5 (0.42%) VLAN
15 4 (0.33%) Network Security
15 4 (0.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.85%) Power BI
2 109 (9.10%) SQL Server
3 60 (5.01%) Tableau
4 55 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (1.25%) Relational Database
12 14 (1.17%) Big Data
13 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.75%) PowerPivot
15 8 (0.67%) QlikView
15 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2019
16 7 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 7 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (3.26%) JIRA
2 24 (2.00%) Selenium
3 11 (0.92%) Cucumber
3 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.58%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 5 (0.42%) Postman
5 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.33%) Appium
6 4 (0.33%) Cypress.io
6 4 (0.33%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.17%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq
8 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.17%) JMeter
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.083%) FitNesse
General
1 294 (24.54%) Finance
2 78 (6.51%) Marketing
3 66 (5.51%) Banking
4 40 (3.34%) Front Office
4 40 (3.34%) Law
4 40 (3.34%) Public Sector
5 37 (3.09%) Retail
6 24 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.50%) Back Office
9 18 (1.50%) Legal
10 16 (1.34%) Spanish Language
11 14 (1.17%) Italian Language
12 13 (1.09%) Electronics
13 11 (0.92%) Local Government
14 10 (0.83%) Automotive
15 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.67%) Games
17 7 (0.58%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.09%) .NET
2 25 (2.09%) HTML
3 16 (1.34%) Web Services
3 16 (1.34%) XML
4 14 (1.17%) CSS
5 11 (0.92%) MDX
6 10 (0.83%) REST
7 9 (0.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.75%) JSON
8 8 (0.67%) Gherkin
9 7 (0.58%) EDI
9 7 (0.58%) SAML
9 7 (0.58%) SOAP
10 6 (0.50%) LDAP
10 6 (0.50%) SAP Basis
11 5 (0.42%) Ajax
11 5 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.42%) FpML
11 5 (0.42%) ODBC
11 5 (0.42%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 230 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 38 (3.17%) User Experience
5 34 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 30 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
9 17 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.75%) Derivative
11 9 (0.75%) EPoS
11 9 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.75%) iPad
11 9 (0.75%) Reinsurance
12 8 (0.67%) CMDB
12 8 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.58%) FMCG
13 7 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 156 (13.02%) Windows
2 81 (6.76%) Windows 10
3 50 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.92%) Linux
5 13 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.75%) Unix
8 8 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.50%) Android
10 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.083%) AIX
12 1 (0.083%) HPUX
12 1 (0.083%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.083%) VMS
12 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
3 176 (14.69%) Business Analysis
3 176 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (11.02%) Analytics
5 116 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (8.43%) ITIL
7 100 (8.35%) Requirements Gathering
8 98 (8.18%) Information Security
9 90 (7.51%) Scrum
10 87 (7.26%) Data Analysis
11 85 (7.10%) Visualisation
12 76 (6.34%) Decision-Making
13 75 (6.26%) Project Management
14 73 (6.09%) User Stories
15 67 (5.59%) Security Operations
16 59 (4.92%) Data Modelling
17 58 (4.84%) Data Visualisation
17 58 (4.84%) Workshop Facilitation
18 57 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 313 (26.13%) SQL
2 49 (4.09%) C#
2 49 (4.09%) Python
3 41 (3.42%) T-SQL
4 31 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.09%) Java
6 22 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 21 (1.75%) VBA
8 15 (1.25%) R
9 14 (1.17%) C
10 11 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.50%) Perl
14 5 (0.42%) PHP
15 4 (0.33%) C++
15 4 (0.33%) Ruby
16 2 (0.17%) RPG
16 2 (0.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 97 (8.10%) Degree
2 64 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (5.01%) MCSE
4 22 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (1.75%) CISM
5 21 (1.75%) CISSP
6 20 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.34%) ISEB
9 13 (1.09%) CEH
10 12 (1.00%) CISA
11 9 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.67%) MCP
13 7 (0.58%) CCNA
13 7 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 6 (0.50%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.42%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.34%) QA
2 52 (4.34%) Data Quality
3 42 (3.51%) SLA
4 34 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (2.42%) GDPR
6 15 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.17%) PMO
8 12 (1.00%) NIST
9 10 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.67%) GRC
11 7 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
11 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.42%) COBIT
13 4 (0.33%) GPG13
13 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.33%) ITGC
13 4 (0.33%) MiFID
14 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 125 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.67%) Shibboleth
6 7 (0.58%) Docker
7 6 (0.50%) Firmware
7 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.33%) XenApp
9 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) vSphere
11 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (3.67%) SCCM
2 10 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 6 (0.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (0.42%) WSUS
7 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.25%) Nessus
7 3 (0.25%) SCOM
8 2 (0.17%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.17%) EnCase
8 2 (0.17%) FTK
8 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.083%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.083%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.083%) vMotion
Vendors
1 240 (20.03%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.26%) VMware
3 53 (4.42%) Google
4 51 (4.26%) Citrix
5 43 (3.59%) SAP
6 33 (2.75%) Oracle
7 23 (1.92%) Charles River
7 23 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 18 (1.50%) Sun
9 15 (1.25%) AlienVault
10 13 (1.09%) Carbon Black
10 13 (1.09%) Cisco
10 13 (1.09%) Sophos
11 10 (0.83%) Adobe
11 10 (0.83%) Blue Prism
11 10 (0.83%) IBM
11 10 (0.83%) SolarWinds
12 9 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.67%) HP