Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 111 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 -29 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 20 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.82% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.89% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 41
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% -20.95% +17.32%
10th Percentile £24,500 £30,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,225 £53,750 £55,250
Scotland median annual salary £29,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.72% -8.24% +1.80%

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 2,382 2,587 2,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 96.14% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 1,552 1,436
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,063
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) SSCP
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) CEH
4 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Identification
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) PABX
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (20.00%) SDLC
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Business Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Identification
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CEH
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) SSCP
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware