Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 65 35
Rank change year-on-year +34 -30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 774 315 516
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.14% 4.32% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 4.48% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 549 918
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,240 £31,213
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +3.75%

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 10,373 7,034 7,165
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 96.38% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,080 6,179 6,284
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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.

1 197 (25.45%) SQL
2 185 (23.90%) Finance
3 163 (21.06%) Microsoft
4 151 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (16.41%) Windows
6 125 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
7 111 (14.34%) Business Analysis
8 94 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
9 92 (11.89%) Azure
10 88 (11.37%) Office 365
11 86 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 85 (10.98%) ITIL
13 82 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
14 81 (10.47%) Power Platform
15 79 (10.21%) Power BI
16 73 (9.43%) Analytics
16 73 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 68 (8.79%) SQL Server
18 66 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
19 64 (8.27%) Requirements Gathering
20 55 (7.11%) Scrum
21 54 (6.98%) QA
22 53 (6.85%) Information Security
22 53 (6.85%) SaaS
23 52 (6.72%) Data Analysis
24 50 (6.46%) Change Management
24 50 (6.46%) SharePoint
25 45 (5.81%) Degree
25 45 (5.81%) Project Management
26 44 (5.68%) SLA

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 50 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.42%) SAS
4 10 (1.29%) CMS
5 8 (1.03%) Confluence
6 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.39%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.26%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.26%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.13%) Appian
9 1 (0.13%) Liferay
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 66 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 24 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.16%) iTrent
3 9 (1.16%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.52%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.52%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.39%) SAP LE
7 3 (0.39%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.39%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.26%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.26%) Magento
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 92 (11.89%) Azure
2 88 (11.37%) Office 365
3 81 (10.47%) Power Platform
4 53 (6.85%) SaaS
5 28 (3.62%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (2.45%) AWS
7 18 (2.33%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.03%) G Suite
9 7 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.90%) PaaS
10 6 (0.78%) IaaS
10 6 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.39%) BPaaS
12 3 (0.39%) Firebase
12 3 (0.39%) GCP
12 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.39%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.26%) Firewall
2 29 (3.75%) DNS
3 26 (3.36%) Unified Communications
4 25 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.23%) VPN
5 17 (2.20%) DHCP
6 12 (1.55%) SAN
7 11 (1.42%) HTTP
8 10 (1.29%) FTP
8 10 (1.29%) Internet
9 8 (1.03%) Network Security
10 7 (0.90%) Intranet
10 7 (0.90%) LAN
10 7 (0.90%) Wireless
11 6 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.65%) VoIP
12 5 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.39%) PBX
13 3 (0.39%) SMTP
13 3 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.21%) Power BI
2 68 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.04%) Tableau
4 31 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 11 (1.42%) SAP BW
8 11 (1.42%) SAP HANA
9 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.03%) QlikView
11 7 (0.90%) Big Data
12 6 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.78%) MySQL
12 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.52%) Mixpanel
14 4 (0.52%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.52%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 28 (3.62%) JIRA
2 25 (3.23%) Selenium
3 11 (1.42%) Postman
4 8 (1.03%) Appium
4 8 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.65%) JMeter
6 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.52%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.52%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.39%) Balsamiq
9 2 (0.26%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.26%) Gatling
9 2 (0.26%) Mocha
9 2 (0.26%) Protractor
9 2 (0.26%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.26%) Toad
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 185 (23.90%) Finance
2 39 (5.04%) Banking
3 36 (4.65%) Front Office
4 32 (4.13%) Marketing
5 27 (3.49%) Retail
6 23 (2.97%) Public Sector
7 22 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.71%) Law
9 17 (2.20%) Legal
10 14 (1.81%) Advertising
11 12 (1.55%) Back Office
12 11 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.29%) Social Housing
14 9 (1.16%) Electronics
14 9 (1.16%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.90%) Automotive
15 7 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.78%) International Banking
16 6 (0.78%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.65%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.71%) .NET
2 15 (1.94%) Web Services
3 11 (1.42%) SAP Basis
4 10 (1.29%) HTML
5 9 (1.16%) REST
5 9 (1.16%) XML
6 8 (1.03%) CSS
6 8 (1.03%) JSON
7 7 (0.90%) EDI
7 7 (0.90%) SAML
8 6 (0.78%) RESTful
9 5 (0.65%) FpML
10 4 (0.52%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.52%) jQuery
10 4 (0.52%) LDAP
10 4 (0.52%) Middleware
10 4 (0.52%) Node.js
10 4 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.52%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.97%) User Experience
4 21 (2.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.55%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.90%) iPad
9 7 (0.90%) Online Banking
10 6 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.65%) Derivative
11 5 (0.65%) NHS
12 4 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.52%) FMCG
13 3 (0.39%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.41%) Windows
2 40 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 38 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.78%) Linux
5 10 (1.29%) Unix
6 8 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.39%) VMS
10 2 (0.26%) Android
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.34%) Business Analysis
3 94 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (10.98%) ITIL
5 82 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (9.43%) Analytics
6 73 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (8.27%) Requirements Gathering
8 55 (7.11%) Scrum
9 53 (6.85%) Information Security
10 52 (6.72%) Data Analysis
11 50 (6.46%) Change Management
12 45 (5.81%) Project Management
13 44 (5.68%) Incident Management
13 44 (5.68%) User Stories
14 41 (5.30%) ETL
14 41 (5.30%) Problem Management
14 41 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
15 40 (5.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 197 (25.45%) SQL
2 39 (5.04%) C#
3 35 (4.52%) Python
4 34 (4.39%) T-SQL
5 25 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.33%) Java
8 7 (0.90%) R
8 7 (0.90%) VBA
9 5 (0.65%) C
9 5 (0.65%) Perl
9 5 (0.65%) PHP
10 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.52%) C++
10 4 (0.52%) Ruby
10 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.26%) RPG
12 2 (0.26%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (5.81%) Degree
2 33 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.13%) MCSE
4 23 (2.97%) CISSP
5 19 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.20%) CISM
7 17 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.68%) CEH
9 12 (1.55%) CISA
9 12 (1.55%) ISEB
10 8 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.03%) IIBA
11 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.78%) GCFA
12 6 (0.78%) GIAC
12 6 (0.78%) MCP
13 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.65%) GCIH
13 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.98%) QA
2 44 (5.68%) SLA
3 31 (4.01%) Data Quality
4 28 (3.62%) GDPR
5 19 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (2.20%) NIST
7 8 (1.03%) COBIT
7 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.78%) NIST 800
8 6 (0.78%) PMO
9 5 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.39%) COSO
11 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.39%) ITGC
12 2 (0.26%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 86 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 16 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.03%) Shibboleth
6 5 (0.65%) Firmware
7 3 (0.39%) Docker
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (3.49%) SCCM
2 11 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.78%) Nessus
5 5 (0.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (0.65%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 5 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.26%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.26%) EnCase
7 2 (0.26%) FTK
7 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) QRadar
8 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.13%) vMotion
8 1 (0.13%) WMI
8 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 163 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.30%) Citrix
3 38 (4.91%) VMware
4 37 (4.78%) SAP
5 35 (4.52%) Google
6 23 (2.97%) Oracle
7 18 (2.33%) Charles River
8 17 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.55%) AlienVault
10 10 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.29%) Sophos
11 9 (1.16%) Northgate
12 8 (1.03%) Carbon Black
12 8 (1.03%) Cisco
12 8 (1.03%) IBM
12 8 (1.03%) McAfee
12 8 (1.03%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.90%) Workday
14 5 (0.65%) Meraki