Every business collects data, and it's the job of the data analyst to analyze, interpret, and communicate that information in a way that will help drive company decisions. Employers will be looking for candidates with strong technical skills as well as a knack for conveying data in an easy to understand way. Expect a fair number of technical questions, which may include an analytical case study and a math brainteaser.
I was asked how I would hack into the network using the phone that was on the desk.
I didn't do well, he had to prompt me that the phone had an additional ethernet port on the back. From there I mentioned I would sniff the network, etc. but he said the correct answer would be to print up the arp tables and do other techniques.