BI Analyst Job Responsibilities:

A BI Analyst is an individual that not only takes a look at business data, but really takes the time to analyze it so that you can use the data to make the business better over time. The following are a few typical job responsibilities of a BI Analyst:

  • Knowledge of databases and how to get data out of them
  • Data mining for various types of business data
  • Knowledge and experience with online transactional processing and online analytical processing
  • Data warehousing of the data

BI Analyst Experience Needed:

A BI Analyst does a lot more than just create spreadsheets with the data provided to them. They really take a look at the business according to the data as well as from various different angles of the business. The experience you should look for includes:

  • Effective communication and proven results in previous positions
  • Experience in IT or a related field, preferred experience with network security
  • Knowledge of data mining and data warehousing
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field such as IT, not required but highly suggested as a requirement

BI Analyst Salary:

You can learn more about the average salary of a BI Analyst by viewing our IT Salary Guide for more information.


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