Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 120 120
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 38 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.40% 0.73% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.77% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 38
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.06% +14.62%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,200 £32,275
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,750 £56,375
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,926
% change year-on-year +14.71% -0.99% +10.78%

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 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 26 (68.42%) PowerShell
3 22 (57.89%) ITIL
3 22 (57.89%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
5 20 (52.63%) Skype for Business
6 19 (50.00%) Unified Communications
6 19 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (50.00%) Skype
6 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 18 (47.37%) Symantec
8 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
8 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 16 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
9 16 (42.11%) Mimecast
9 16 (42.11%) Lotus
9 16 (42.11%) IBM Domino
9 16 (42.11%) Service Delivery
10 15 (39.47%) VMware
11 14 (36.84%) MCSA
11 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (36.84%) ITIL V3
12 13 (34.21%) Finance
13 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (31.58%) SAN
13 12 (31.58%) EMC
13 12 (31.58%) MCSE
13 12 (31.58%) ServiceNow

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 20 (52.63%) Skype for Business
2 19 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (42.11%) IBM Domino
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Skype
1 19 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 12 (31.58%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
2 12 (31.58%) EMC VNX
2 12 (31.58%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
2 16 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
2 16 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL V3
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Data Management
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.63%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) MCSA
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CIMA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (31.58%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Symantec
2 16 (42.11%) Lotus
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) EMC
4 12 (31.58%) ServiceNow
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) CyberArk
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Workday
8 1 (2.63%) ForeScout
8 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.63%) Novell
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat