The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

System Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 67 86
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 11 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.98% 2.38% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.55% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 12
Median salary £42,500 £41,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% +0.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,550 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst 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 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Systems 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
1 2 (10.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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