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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 61 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 47 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 1.46% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.54% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 9
Average salary £40,750 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £27,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £27,900 £45,100
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
1431 1169 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.36% 94.96% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 965 747 840
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (51.14%) Finance
2 41 (46.59%) Business Analysis
3 30 (34.09%) Banking
4 26 (29.55%) Degree
5 23 (26.14%) Retail
6 22 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 20 (22.73%) SQL
8 18 (20.45%) MS Office
8 18 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (18.18%) MS Project
9 16 (18.18%) PRINCE
10 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 14 (15.91%) Asset Management
11 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.50%) ISEB
12 10 (11.36%) ITIL
13 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
13 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (7.95%) Fund Management
15 7 (7.95%) VMware
15 7 (7.95%) ERP
15 7 (7.95%) LAN
15 7 (7.95%) WLAN
15 7 (7.95%) WAN
15 7 (7.95%) Citrix
15 7 (7.95%) SAN
15 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (3.41%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
2 16 (18.18%) MS Project
3 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) LAN
1 7 (7.95%) WLAN
1 7 (7.95%) WAN
1 7 (7.95%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.27%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.55%) QlikView
4 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (51.14%) Finance
2 30 (34.09%) Banking
3 23 (26.14%) Retail
4 22 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) XSLT
4 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.14%) Equities
4 1 (1.14%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Business Analysis
2 22 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 14 (15.91%) Asset Management
6 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.36%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Fund Management
9 7 (7.95%) ERP
9 7 (7.95%) Change Management
10 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.68%) Procure-to-pay
11 4 (4.55%) Data Management
11 4 (4.55%) Project Management
11 4 (4.55%) CRM
12 3 (3.41%) Workflow
12 3 (3.41%) Scrum
12 3 (3.41%) System Testing
12 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) Python
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
5 1 (1.14%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) XenServer
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) VMware
1 7 (7.95%) Citrix
1 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
1 7 (7.95%) Cisco
1 7 (7.95%) HP
1 7 (7.95%) EMC
1 7 (7.95%) F5
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) TSYS
4 2 (2.27%) Charles River
5 1 (1.14%) thinkFolio
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