Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

IT Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 136 169
Rank change year-on-year -41 +33 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 58 64 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.38% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.44% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 48
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £40,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.79% -8.43% +34.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,875 £28,375
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,250 £49,675
UK median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% +1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,494 4,456 5,828
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.24% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,675 2,847 3,765
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Scotland

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in Scotland

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in Scotland

IT Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -31 31 £34,000 -23.16% 2
Glasgow -25 14 £32,750 -21.56% 4
Fife - 6 £27,500 -
Stirling -3 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £30,000 -
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Scotland region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (24.14%) VMware
5 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.69%) ITIL
6 12 (20.69%) CRM
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (17.24%) SQL
9 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) Service Management
10 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
10 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.07%) ITIL V3
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.07%) SAN
12 6 (10.34%) Terminal Services
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.34%) MCSE
12 6 (10.34%) VPN
12 6 (10.34%) Office 365
13 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
13 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (8.62%) Smart Home
13 5 (8.62%) ISDN
13 5 (8.62%) VoIP

IT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) IBM Domino
3 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) Moodle
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Totara
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) VPN
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) IP Telephony
3 5 (8.62%) ISDN
3 5 (8.62%) MPLS
3 5 (8.62%) VLAN
3 5 (8.62%) VoIP
4 4 (6.90%) Skype
4 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Smart Home
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) CRM
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) Service Management
3 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL V3
4 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Use Case
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) ITSM
7 3 (5.17%) Process Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.17%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) MCSE
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MCSA
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) ACCA
5 1 (1.72%) CIMA
5 1 (1.72%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.90%) SCOM
1 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) VMware
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) EMC
3 4 (6.90%) Lotus
3 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Remedy
5 2 (3.45%) Avaya
5 2 (3.45%) Capita
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.72%) KANA
6 1 (1.72%) Sage