There are many different types of data analyst, including operations analysts, marketing analysts, financial analysts, and more. Explain which type you prefer. Be specific in your answer to indicate to the interviewer that you’ve done your research.
You might answer something like this:
“I would prefer to work as a marketing analyst because it’s in line with my skills and interests. In addition, I have seen that the companies who hire for this role work in industries that are booming and can therefore provide good career growth.