Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 70 44
Rank change year-on-year +34 -26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 542 302 485
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.30% 3.91% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 4.06% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 965 547 824
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 8,212 7,439 7,464
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 96.40% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,297 6,453 6,456
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,469
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020, 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.

1 144 (26.57%) SQL
2 115 (21.22%) Microsoft
3 111 (20.48%) Finance
4 107 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (17.90%) Windows
6 89 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (13.10%) Azure
7 71 (13.10%) Office 365
8 68 (12.55%) Business Analysis
9 66 (12.18%) Power Platform
10 65 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (11.62%) Power BI
12 62 (11.44%) Active Directory
13 60 (11.07%) SQL Server
14 59 (10.89%) ITIL
15 50 (9.23%) Analytics
15 50 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
16 40 (7.38%) Requirements Gathering
17 37 (6.83%) Information Security
17 37 (6.83%) Scrum
17 37 (6.83%) Incident Management
18 35 (6.46%) QA
18 35 (6.46%) ETL
19 34 (6.27%) Firewall
19 34 (6.27%) Management Information System
20 33 (6.09%) Data Modelling
20 33 (6.09%) C#
20 33 (6.09%) Data Analysis

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 25 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.66%) SAS
4 6 (1.11%) CMS
5 5 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.55%) Apache
7 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Appian
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.66%) iTrent
3 9 (1.66%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.74%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.55%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.18%) Magento
9 1 (0.18%) Maximo
9 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.10%) Azure
1 71 (13.10%) Office 365
2 66 (12.18%) Power Platform
3 27 (4.98%) SaaS
4 19 (3.51%) AWS
5 16 (2.95%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.40%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.11%) GCP
9 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.92%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.55%) IaaS
11 3 (0.55%) PaaS
11 3 (0.55%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.37%) Firebase
12 2 (0.37%) Taleo
13 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.27%) Firewall
2 29 (5.35%) Unified Communications
3 20 (3.69%) VPN
4 16 (2.95%) DNS
5 13 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.85%) Internet
7 9 (1.66%) LAN
8 8 (1.48%) HTTP
8 8 (1.48%) Wireless
9 7 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.29%) Network Security
10 6 (1.11%) DHCP
10 6 (1.11%) Intranet
11 5 (0.92%) VoIP
11 5 (0.92%) WAN
12 3 (0.55%) ADSL
12 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.55%) PBX
12 3 (0.55%) SAN
12 3 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.62%) Power BI
2 60 (11.07%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (5.90%) Tableau
4 25 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (2.03%) SAP BW
7 11 (2.03%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.11%) QlikView
8 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.92%) Big Data
9 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.74%) MySQL
11 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.55%) Looker
Development Applications
1 21 (3.87%) JIRA
1 21 (3.87%) Selenium
2 8 (1.48%) Postman
3 6 (1.11%) Appium
4 5 (0.92%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.92%) JMeter
5 4 (0.74%) TestComplete
5 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.55%) Gatling
7 2 (0.37%) Balsamiq
7 2 (0.37%) Mocha
7 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.37%) Protractor
7 2 (0.37%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (20.48%) Finance
2 20 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.51%) Banking
4 17 (3.14%) Marketing
4 17 (3.14%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.14%) Retail
5 13 (2.40%) Advertising
5 13 (2.40%) Front Office
5 13 (2.40%) Law
5 13 (2.40%) Legal
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.85%) Social Housing
8 8 (1.48%) Electronics
9 6 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) French Language
10 4 (0.74%) Local Government
11 3 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.14%) .NET
2 11 (2.03%) SAP Basis
3 10 (1.85%) HTML
3 10 (1.85%) Web Services
4 9 (1.66%) CSS
5 7 (1.29%) JSON
5 7 (1.29%) REST
5 7 (1.29%) RESTful
5 7 (1.29%) XML
6 6 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.92%) FpML
7 5 (0.92%) jQuery
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (0.74%) EDI
8 4 (0.74%) Node.js
8 4 (0.74%) OpenID
8 4 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.74%) Visualforce
9 3 (0.55%) OAuth2
9 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.32%) User Experience
4 16 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.11%) NHS
9 5 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.74%) Biotechnology
10 4 (0.74%) FMCG
10 4 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.55%) Handset
11 3 (0.55%) iPad
11 3 (0.55%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.37%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 97 (17.90%) Windows
2 27 (4.98%) Linux
3 26 (4.80%) Windows 10
4 25 (4.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.85%) Unix
6 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) VMS
7 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (12.55%) Business Analysis
4 65 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (10.89%) ITIL
6 50 (9.23%) Analytics
6 50 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (7.38%) Requirements Gathering
8 37 (6.83%) Incident Management
8 37 (6.83%) Information Security
8 37 (6.83%) Scrum
9 35 (6.46%) ETL
10 33 (6.09%) Data Analysis
10 33 (6.09%) Data Modelling
11 32 (5.90%) CRM
11 32 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (5.90%) Identity Access Management
12 31 (5.72%) Change Management
12 31 (5.72%) DevOps
12 31 (5.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (26.57%) SQL
2 33 (6.09%) C#
3 29 (5.35%) T-SQL
4 28 (5.17%) Python
5 19 (3.51%) Java
5 19 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.29%) C
7 7 (1.29%) R
8 5 (0.92%) VBA
9 4 (0.74%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.74%) C++
9 4 (0.74%) PHP
10 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.37%) RPG
10 2 (0.37%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.37%) Scala
10 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (4.80%) Degree
2 20 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (2.95%) CISSP
6 12 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.66%) CEH
8 9 (1.66%) CISM
8 9 (1.66%) MCSE
9 8 (1.48%) ISEB
10 6 (1.11%) MCP
11 5 (0.92%) CISA
11 5 (0.92%) IIBA
11 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.74%) CBAP
12 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.55%) GCIA
13 3 (0.55%) MCITP
13 3 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.46%) QA
2 31 (5.72%) SLA
3 20 (3.69%) GDPR
4 14 (2.58%) NIST
5 13 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (2.21%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.11%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.92%) COBIT
8 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.92%) PMO
9 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.37%) COSO
10 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.37%) EMIR
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 31000
10 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.37%) MiFID
10 2 (0.37%) SEPA
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (11.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) Firmware
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.43%) SCCM
2 7 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (1.11%) Nessus
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.18%) EnCase
7 1 (0.18%) FTK
7 1 (0.18%) Grafana
7 1 (0.18%) QRadar
7 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.18%) WMI
7 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 115 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.35%) Citrix
3 27 (4.98%) SAP
4 21 (3.87%) VMware
5 20 (3.69%) Oracle
6 18 (3.32%) Google
7 12 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.66%) Northgate
9 8 (1.48%) IBM
10 7 (1.29%) Cisco
11 6 (1.11%) AlienVault
11 6 (1.11%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.11%) LogRhythm
11 6 (1.11%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.11%) Splunk
12 5 (0.92%) Meraki
13 4 (0.74%) Adobe
13 4 (0.74%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.74%) Remedy
13 4 (0.74%) Sun