Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 160 128
Rank change year-on-year -33 -32 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 33 70 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.29% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 70
Scotland median annual salary £25,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.63% -5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £20,875 £22,250 £21,363
90th Percentile £38,950 £60,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% +7.69%

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 5,082 5,446 4,818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 96.66% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,319 3,534 3,035
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -34 14 £29,500 -36.90% 8
Glasgow -13 7 £25,000 -35.48% 1
Stirling +10 4 £23,000 -16.36%
Dundee - 3 £43,750 -
Scottish Borders -4 1 £21,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £24,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
4 7 (21.21%) Office 365
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) SCCM
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.09%) VMware
8 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 3 (9.09%) CISSP
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management

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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) PABX
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Biology
6 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
6 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) CEH
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SSCP
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CRISC
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) GxP
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) MaaS360
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) iManage
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam