Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £29,582 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

IT Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 96 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 33 52 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.30% 2.08% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.17% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 49
Edinburgh median annual salary £29,582 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.15% -13.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £25,175 £26,825 £28,200
90th Percentile £47,700 £60,000 £55,250
Scotland median annual salary £31,375 £40,000 £37,749
% change year-on-year -21.56% +5.96% +7.86%

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 2,395 2,398 2,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 95.96% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,464 1,495
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £69,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) SCCM
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.18%) Skype
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.18%) DameWare
6 6 (18.18%) Banking
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Business Transformation
8 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) Skype
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.15%) Business Transformation
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Business Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 3 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (9.09%) Sequence Diagram
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Identification
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) CEH
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) GIAC
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix