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Jobs in Business Analytics, Pricing and Management Information (MI) functions are at the very heart of a company. Through data analysis, these teams have the chance to make a real difference, and at Admiral, our Analysts really do.
What does a job in analytics involve?
A job in analytics involves using data analysis and statistical techniques to extract meaningful insights from data in order to inform decision-making and solve business problems.
Analytics professionals work with data to help organizations understand trends, patterns, and relationships within their data, which can lead to improved strategies and more informed decision-making. There are various roles within the field of analytics, each with its own focus and responsibilities. Here are some common job titles and their descriptions:
How to get a job in analytics
Analytics as a field is broad, and there are various roles you can pursue, including data analyst, data scientist, business intelligence analyst, and more.
Getting a job in analytics typically involves a combination of education, skills development, networking, and searching for the right job. As analytical careers grow in popularity, we thought it would be a good time to ask some of our Analysts for their advice about how to get into a job Analytics. Here’s what they said...
- To develop your passion, the big step would be to opt for a degree, or A-level in a mathematical subject such as Maths, Physics, Engineering (or another STEM degree). Check out STEM Learning which is dedicated to improving young people’s lives through the power of STEM and believes great STEM education builds knowledge and skills that are vital for everyone.
- We generally look for individuals who have a logical approach to problem-solving and attention to detail. If you’re good at crosswords, sudoku, quizzes or other problem-solving activities, then this is great practice and it shows us you’re a logical thinker.
- Experience in a programming language or even using Excel and writing macros in Visual Basic will also support you in working towards an analytical career.
- It’s not just about working on your own, a key part of working in Analytics is the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience. This is an acquired skill, so any experience that you can get in this would be advantageous.
Find your next data and analytics job at Admiral
If you’re looking to start a career in analytics, ultimately, we recommend tailoring your skills and job search to the specific role that interests you the most. Building a strong foundation of skills, gaining practical experience, and networking with professionals in the field will increase your chances of securing a job in analytics.
Take a look at our analyst jobs today, or sign up for job alerts so you never miss an opportunity.