Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 127 150
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 70 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.24% 1.64% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.71% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 70 61
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49% +27.14%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,363 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,250 £49,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +1.56%

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 5442 4799 6093
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 95.81% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 3035 3931
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -9 49 £46,750 -12.62%
Glasgow -19 13 £38,750 +7.64% 2
Fife 0 3 £27,500 -25.68% 2
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Stirling -5 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Perthshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £23,500 -
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (38.57%) ITIL
4 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
5 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 20 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (28.57%) Skype
6 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (25.71%) Finance
8 18 (25.71%) Symantec
8 18 (25.71%) Unified Communications
8 18 (25.71%) ITIL V3
9 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (24.29%) VMware
10 16 (22.86%) Lotus
10 16 (22.86%) Blackberry
10 16 (22.86%) Service Delivery
10 16 (22.86%) IBM Domino
10 16 (22.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 16 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
10 16 (22.86%) Mimecast
10 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (21.43%) MCSA
11 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (18.57%) SAN
12 13 (18.57%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (18.57%) ServiceNow
13 12 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM

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 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 16 (22.86%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.43%) Moodle
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Mimecast
2 5 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Skype
2 18 (25.71%) Unified Communications
3 13 (18.57%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.86%) ISDN
4 2 (2.86%) MPLS
4 2 (2.86%) VLAN
4 2 (2.86%) VoIP
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (22.86%) Blackberry
3 12 (17.14%) EMC VNX
3 12 (17.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 2 (2.86%) Smart Home
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) ITIL
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.71%) ITIL V3
4 16 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
4 16 (22.86%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) CRM
6 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Use Case
8 4 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.29%) ERP
9 3 (4.29%) Process Management
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) SDLC
9 3 (4.29%) Service Management
9 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) MCSA
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ACCA
5 1 (1.43%) CIMA
5 1 (1.43%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.43%) EMIR
1 1 (1.43%) MiFID
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (17.14%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Symantec
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 16 (22.86%) Lotus
4 13 (18.57%) ServiceNow
5 12 (17.14%) EMC
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.86%) Capita
7 2 (2.86%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Infor
8 1 (1.43%) KANA
8 1 (1.43%) Sage
8 1 (1.43%) Tagetik