BUSINESS ANALYSIS RECRUITMENT

Our client list covers a range of companies throughout Suffolk and Essex, from established local businesses to SMEs and blue-chip firms, and we know the skills each require to suit their objectives.

Business Analyst is an umbrella terms whose meaning varies from company to company. Are you an expert on change management or business systems, performance enhancement, core application functionality or data integration? Or customer engagement and service procedures?

The challenges each business presents will depend on the size and complexity of the organisation’s systems, their sector and their growth rate. We’ll make sure you’re placed exactly where you’re most needed and valued.

Marc Brown
Change and Transformation & Business Analysis

Marc is our Change and Transformation and Business Analysis expert, joining us in early 2017 after several years’ experience at another blue-chip recruitment firm in the dynamic construction market.

Brimming with knowledge on matching skilled candidates with intricate and demanding positions, Marc’s mission is to be both proactive and supportive, making sure everything runs smoothly when new employees start in their roles. Marc takes after-care extremely seriously.

Marc champions our philosophy of making ourselves available 24/7, building close, long-lasting relationships with candidates and clients alike, and offering an even better service to our customers.

An experienced recruiter, and proud of his track record of success, Marc works hard to build on Bristow Holland’s reputation as the key local supplier for specialised project management and business analysis skills throughout Suffolk and Essex. He’ll be happy to help you, too – give him a call today.

Are you ready to switch jobs, or to make changes in your company? We should talk. Our approach is defined by how we get to know the people we work with, enabling us to place exactly the right candidate in the right project role. Get in touch now, and we’ll personally guide you through the process to see what you could do next.

Latest Business Analysis Jobs
Business Analyst
Division Business Analysis
Job Type Permanent
Location Ipswich
Salary £35,000 - 40,000
Specialist Marc Brown
Business Analyst required for a busy IT programme team to assist in the specification, analysis and delivery of several major projects.
Business Analyst – Ipswich
Division Business Analysis
Job Type Permanent
Location Ipswich
Salary £35,000 - 40,000
Specialist Marc Brown
A large and reputable organisation based in Ipswich is recruiting a driven and talented Business Analyst to join it's expanding team.
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Our top questions
How do I get into a career in Business Analysis?

You may have an opportunity to get into business analysis through an internal move at your workplace, where you get assigned as the Superuser, having access to data, transactions and applications across the entire company. This is usually an opportunity to help with the implementation of new systems within the company, gain an overview of how the company is running in general and offer suggestions and solutions.

You can also get into business analysis through the university route, taking a degree in computing or a business systems type degree.

What’s the career path for a Business Analyst?

You would start as a Junior Business Analyst, progress to Business Analyst, then Senior Business Analyst. It’s a very linear path with varying degrees of responsibility according to the level of seniority in the business. With the greater understanding of how a particular business or sector works, there is also the option to digress into project management.

How much should I expect to earn as a Business Analyst?

A Junior Business Analyst will start at a salary of around £22k. With experience, this can rise up to about £45k-50k for a Senior Business Analyst.

Are certifications or qualifications useful for a job in Business Analysis?

Yes, there are relevant certifications for qualified Business Analysts, the main one being the BCS (British Computing Society) International Diploma for Business Analysis, which enables you to validate your skills.

What is the future for Business Analysis?

We would expect good-quality Business Managers to be around for some time to come. There is plenty of scope to specialise in particular industries (insurance, construction, transportation, etc.) and we can guarantee that software will keep changing. In general, there will always be strong demand for competent, incisive Business Managers.

What type of companies employ Business Analysts?

In our field of IT, it is software companies implementing new software with clients, or larger companies with their own large IT departments who have greatest need for a Business Analyst. These are key periods when businesses need to ensure successful implementation, study the effects of changes and learn how they can be more efficient moving forward.

You may have an opportunity to get into business analysis through an internal move at your workplace, where you get assigned as the Superuser, having access to data, transactions and applications across the entire company. This is usually an opportunity to help with the implementation of new systems within the company, gain an overview of how the company is running in general and offer suggestions and solutions.

You can also get into business analysis through the university route, taking a degree in computing or a business systems type degree.

You would start as a Junior Business Analyst, progress to Business Analyst, then Senior Business Analyst. It’s a very linear path with varying degrees of responsibility according to the level of seniority in the business. With the greater understanding of how a particular business or sector works, there is also the option to digress into project management.

A Junior Business Analyst will start at a salary of around £22k. With experience, this can rise up to about £45k-50k for a Senior Business Analyst.

Yes, there are relevant certifications for qualified Business Analysts, the main one being the BCS (British Computing Society) International Diploma for Business Analysis, which enables you to validate your skills.

We would expect good-quality Business Managers to be around for some time to come. There is plenty of scope to specialise in particular industries (insurance, construction, transportation, etc.) and we can guarantee that software will keep changing. In general, there will always be strong demand for competent, incisive Business Managers.

In our field of IT, it is software companies implementing new software with clients, or larger companies with their own large IT departments who have greatest need for a Business Analyst. These are key periods when businesses need to ensure successful implementation, study the effects of changes and learn how they can be more efficient moving forward.