Google Trend Graph shows that for an IT Analyst, the interest is stable. With the typical dips at the end of the year when everyone is spending time with family for the holidays, but then once the new year rolls around, interest peaks again. For an IT Analyst interest has begun to peak between 2010 through 2013 and the forecast shows an increase for 2014 as well. What’s really interesting is the main interest is not the United States. As a matter of fact, the United States comes in at number 7 in the list. The top regions more interested is within India, South Africa, Singapore, Philippines, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures and make recommendations to management to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively. They bring business and information technology (IT) together by understanding the needs and limitations of both.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for the median salary in 2010 for an IT Analyst shows the the wage was $77,740 per year which is about $37.38 if you were paid an hour. To be an IT Analyst you will be required to have a Bachelor’s degree in a computer or information science field. Some companies hire IT Analysts with business or liberal arts degrees who know how to write computer programs. The total number of IT Analyst jobs available in the job market in 2010 reported by the BLS was 544,400. The IT Analyst career is expected to grow by 22% from 2010 – 2020 which faster than average comparatively to other career growths. It’s expected to add around 120,400 jobs to the overall market over this 10 year period. Being employed in one of the best paying states as an IT Analyst can earn you as much as $90,000 a year which is about $12,260 more than the median pay.
Listed below is information that is specific to IT Analyst job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as an IT Analyst. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for IT Analysts and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”