The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 54 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 48 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 1.13% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 5
Average salary £40,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £33,012
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Systems Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1407 1154 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 94.98% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 926 720 833
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,550 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 39 (45.88%) Business Analysis
3 27 (31.76%) Degree
4 26 (30.59%) Banking
5 20 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (22.35%) Retail
6 19 (22.35%) Retail Banking
7 18 (21.18%) MS Office
7 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (18.82%) SQL
9 15 (17.65%) MS Project
9 15 (17.65%) PRINCE
9 15 (17.65%) Asset Management
10 12 (14.12%) ITIL
11 11 (12.94%) ISEB
12 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 10 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
13 9 (10.59%) Change Management
14 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (8.24%) QA
15 7 (8.24%) Fund Management
15 7 (8.24%) XenServer
15 7 (8.24%) VMware
15 7 (8.24%) Citrix
15 7 (8.24%) SAN
15 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
15 7 (8.24%) ERP
15 7 (8.24%) LAN
15 7 (8.24%) WLAN

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (21.18%) MS Office
2 15 (17.65%) MS Project
3 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LAN
1 7 (8.24%) WLAN
1 7 (8.24%) WAN
1 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.53%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Banking
3 19 (22.35%) Retail
3 19 (22.35%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Front Office
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) XSLT
2 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Equities
4 1 (1.18%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Business Analysis
2 20 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 15 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 12 (14.12%) ITIL
6 10 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (10.59%) Change Management
8 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.24%) ERP
9 7 (8.24%) Fund Management
10 6 (7.06%) Scrum
11 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
12 4 (4.71%) UML
12 4 (4.71%) CRM
13 3 (3.53%) Project Management
13 3 (3.53%) Workflow
13 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.71%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) XenServer
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) HP
1 7 (8.24%) EMC
1 7 (8.24%) Citrix
1 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco
1 7 (8.24%) VMware
1 7 (8.24%) F5
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) TSYS
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Charles River
4 1 (1.18%) thinkFolio
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