Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 57 49
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,681 264 462
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.36% 4.87% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 5.12% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,389 235 397
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,629 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,375 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £73,500
UK median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.12% +11.25% -

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 21,400 5,156 7,872
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 95.18% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,267 4,513 6,850
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 499 (29.68%) Social Skills
2 485 (28.85%) SQL
3 434 (25.82%) Finance
4 405 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
6 285 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 281 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
8 251 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
9 239 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 238 (14.16%) Business Analysis
11 221 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
12 194 (11.54%) Degree
12 194 (11.54%) Analytics
13 192 (11.42%) Power Platform
14 177 (10.53%) Power BI
15 172 (10.23%) Azure
16 162 (9.64%) Requirements Gathering
17 157 (9.34%) Visualisation
18 154 (9.16%) Windows
19 152 (9.04%) SQL Server
20 139 (8.27%) Marketing
21 131 (7.79%) User Stories
22 129 (7.67%) Project Management
23 128 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
24 125 (7.44%) Microsoft 365
25 124 (7.38%) Active Directory
25 124 (7.38%) Data Analysis
26 122 (7.26%) Scrum
27 109 (6.48%) Tableau
27 109 (6.48%) QA

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 57 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.27%) SAS
3 38 (2.26%) Confluence
4 22 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.54%) IIS
6 8 (0.48%) CMS
7 7 (0.42%) Apache
7 7 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.12%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.12%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.059%) Appian
11 1 (0.059%) JBoss
11 1 (0.059%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.059%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 221 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 53 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.71%) InVision
5 12 (0.71%) Sketch
6 11 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.059%) InDesign
10 1 (0.059%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
1 25 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.48%) Sentinel
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.36%) Magento
6 6 (0.36%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 192 (11.42%) Power Platform
2 172 (10.23%) Azure
3 125 (7.44%) Microsoft 365
4 63 (3.75%) Google Analytics
5 51 (3.03%) SaaS
6 46 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
7 45 (2.68%) AWS
8 22 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (1.25%) GCP
10 12 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (0.71%) Google Data Studio
11 11 (0.65%) Azure Sentinel
11 11 (0.65%) IaaS
12 10 (0.59%) GitHub
12 10 (0.59%) PowerApps
12 10 (0.59%) Snowflake
13 9 (0.54%) PaaS
14 8 (0.48%) Lucidchart
14 8 (0.48%) Slack
15 6 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.58%) Firewall
2 28 (1.67%) DNS
3 26 (1.55%) DHCP
4 25 (1.49%) SMS
5 17 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.01%) VPN
6 15 (0.89%) LAN
6 15 (0.89%) WAN
7 14 (0.83%) SAN
8 12 (0.71%) Intranet
8 12 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.59%) Network Security
10 9 (0.54%) Internet
11 6 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.36%) FTP
11 6 (0.36%) SSH
11 6 (0.36%) Wireless
12 4 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (10.53%) Power BI
2 152 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 109 (6.48%) Tableau
4 82 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 28 (1.67%) Big Data
10 22 (1.31%) Looker
10 22 (1.31%) SQL Server 2019
11 21 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (1.01%) Data Mining
12 17 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.95%) QlikView
13 16 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (0.89%) BigQuery
14 15 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 13 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 91 (5.41%) JIRA
2 22 (1.31%) Selenium
3 15 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.71%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 10 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.42%) Cypress.io
8 6 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.36%) Postman
8 6 (0.36%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.30%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.18%) JMeter
11 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.12%) AutoIt
12 2 (0.12%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 499 (29.68%) Social Skills
2 434 (25.82%) Finance
3 351 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (8.27%) Marketing
5 89 (5.29%) Banking
6 75 (4.46%) Public Sector
7 62 (3.69%) Retail
8 60 (3.57%) Law
9 55 (3.27%) Organisational Skills
10 51 (3.03%) Manufacturing
11 48 (2.86%) Legal
12 40 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (2.08%) Telecoms
14 29 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
15 27 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
16 19 (1.13%) Electronics
16 19 (1.13%) Front Office
17 17 (1.01%) Advertising
17 17 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (4.52%) .NET
2 69 (4.10%) HTML
3 28 (1.67%) XML
4 21 (1.25%) CSS
4 21 (1.25%) EDI
4 21 (1.25%) Web Services
5 20 (1.19%) MDX
6 19 (1.13%) AngularJS
7 17 (1.01%) Ajax
7 17 (1.01%) SOAP
8 13 (0.77%) JSON
9 11 (0.65%) REST
10 10 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.54%) Gherkin
11 9 (0.54%) Middleware
12 7 (0.42%) Swagger
13 6 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.30%) HTML5
14 5 (0.30%) Twisted
14 5 (0.30%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (4.34%) Management Information System
2 57 (3.39%) User Experience
3 53 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 35 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 34 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
7 32 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 13 (0.77%) EPoS
12 12 (0.71%) Blog
13 11 (0.65%) Reinsurance
14 10 (0.59%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.59%) FMCG
14 10 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.54%) CMDB
15 9 (0.54%) Derivative
15 9 (0.54%) NHS
15 9 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 154 (9.16%) Windows
2 74 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 51 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 32 (1.90%) Linux
5 19 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.71%) Unix
9 10 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.54%) Android
11 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.18%) HPUX
15 2 (0.12%) AIX
15 2 (0.12%) SUSE
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
3 251 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
4 239 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 238 (14.16%) Business Analysis
6 194 (11.54%) Analytics
7 162 (9.64%) Requirements Gathering
8 157 (9.34%) Visualisation
9 131 (7.79%) User Stories
10 129 (7.67%) Project Management
11 124 (7.38%) Data Analysis
12 122 (7.26%) Scrum
13 108 (6.42%) Information Security
14 105 (6.25%) Decision-Making
15 104 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
16 101 (6.01%) Data Visualisation
17 97 (5.77%) Migration
18 95 (5.65%) Workflow
19 94 (5.59%) CRM
19 94 (5.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 485 (28.85%) SQL
2 85 (5.06%) Python
3 77 (4.58%) C#
4 63 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 60 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 48 (2.86%) VBA
7 43 (2.56%) R
8 39 (2.32%) Java
9 28 (1.67%) C
9 28 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 14 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.42%) LookML
15 6 (0.36%) C++
15 6 (0.36%) VB
16 3 (0.18%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.18%) Perl
16 3 (0.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 194 (11.54%) Degree
2 41 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.78%) MCSE
3 30 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (1.37%) ISEB
8 21 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 18 (1.07%) CISSP
10 17 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (0.89%) MCP
12 13 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.71%) CISM
14 10 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
15 9 (0.54%) CCNA
16 8 (0.48%) CEH
16 8 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.48%) QA
2 77 (4.58%) Data Quality
3 55 (3.27%) SLA
4 37 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (2.08%) GDPR
6 33 (1.96%) PMO
7 30 (1.78%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.95%) Solvency II
9 14 (0.83%) NIST
10 13 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.54%) GRC
13 8 (0.48%) Accessibility
14 7 (0.42%) MiFID
14 7 (0.42%) P3O
15 6 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 4 (0.24%) EMIR
17 4 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 124 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.30%) Docker
4 5 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.30%) XenApp
5 4 (0.24%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.12%) Firmware
7 2 (0.12%) HDFS
7 2 (0.12%) Snort
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.059%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.059%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (1.78%) SCCM
2 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.48%) QRadar
3 8 (0.48%) WSUS
4 6 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.36%) Nessus
5 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.24%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.24%) SCOM
7 3 (0.18%) EnCase
7 3 (0.18%) FTK
8 2 (0.12%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.12%) Grafana
8 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 285 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 85 (5.06%) Oracle
3 75 (4.46%) Google
4 61 (3.63%) VMware
5 58 (3.45%) SAP
6 50 (2.97%) Adobe
7 42 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 40 (2.38%) Cisco
9 38 (2.26%) Citrix
10 36 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.43%) IBM
12 21 (1.25%) Sun
13 18 (1.07%) HP
14 15 (0.89%) JD Edwards
15 14 (0.83%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.83%) IFS
16 12 (0.71%) Blue Prism
17 9 (0.54%) NetApp
17 9 (0.54%) SolarWinds
18 8 (0.48%) Sage