Period
to 1 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 22 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 38 222 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.67% 9.11% 12.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 9.73% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 154 168
Median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,058
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.39% -6.51%
10th Percentile £22,425 £26,250 £22,700
90th Percentile £49,125 £61,884 £49,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,058
% change year-on-year - +6.97% -12.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 648 2,281 2,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 93.64% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 453 1,346 1,490
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,790
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.73% +7.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Decision-Making
3 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.42%) Office 365
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.16%) Tech Ops
7 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (10.53%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) DNS
8 3 (7.89%) Apple
8 3 (7.89%) Python
8 3 (7.89%) XML
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Azure

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Azure
3 1 (2.63%) AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
3 2 (5.26%) VXLAN
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) H.323
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Mixpanel
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
1 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Decision-Making
2 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.16%) Tech Ops
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.26%) Fintech
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (5.26%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) R
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) APMG
1 1 (2.63%) CEH
1 1 (2.63%) CISM
1 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) IIBA
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Amplitude
2 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 2 (5.26%) Trillium
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Pega
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau