Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £31,375 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 154 137
Rank change year-on-year -20 -17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 57 65 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 1.22% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.28% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 80
Scotland median annual salary £31,375 £40,000 £37,749
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.56% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £23,450 £23,600 £20,750
90th Percentile £48,175 £60,225 £55,250
UK median annual salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +2.94%

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 5,258 5,080 5,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 95.49% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,525 3,153 3,296
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,664 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -19 33 £29,582 -24.15% 6
Glasgow -3 16 £33,875 -41.09% 4
Dundee - 3 £57,500 - 1
Stirling - 2 £23,000 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) Business Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
6 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.79%) SCCM
7 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (14.04%) SDLC
9 7 (12.28%) Office 365
9 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
9 7 (12.28%) VPN
9 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (10.53%) LAN
10 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.53%) DameWare
10 6 (10.53%) Banking
10 6 (10.53%) Skype
10 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
10 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.77%) VMware
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office

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 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) VPN
2 6 (10.53%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) Skype
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) ADSL
5 1 (1.75%) Broadband
5 1 (1.75%) Extranet
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) NAS
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Front Office
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.75%) SCADA
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Business Analysis
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.04%) SDLC
6 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.02%) User Stories
9 3 (5.26%) Business Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 3 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.51%) CISSP
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CEH
2 1 (1.75%) CISA
2 1 (1.75%) GIAC
2 1 (1.75%) HNC
2 1 (1.75%) HND
2 1 (1.75%) ISACA
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) GCP
2 1 (1.75%) GxP
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) PSD2
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 6 (10.53%) DameWare
3 1 (1.75%) MaaS360
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) Dell
3 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Avaya
4 2 (3.51%) EMC
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) iManage
5 1 (1.75%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.75%) Veeam