The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Technical Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 78 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 5 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 1.29% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.38% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 1045 1234 1312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.48% 93.41% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 684 799 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) QlikView
5 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (21.05%) Tableau
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
5 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management

Technical 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 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) QlikView
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Power BI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.53%) EPoS
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCDST
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Tableau
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos
3 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) VMware