Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 146 165
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 63 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.42% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 59
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -5.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,125 £21,100
90th Percentile £46,750 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -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 5,492 4,516 5,548
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.58% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,778 2,880 3,461
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,375 £64,750
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 20 May 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 May 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 -21 30 £32,500 -8.45% 5
Glasgow -27 20 £35,000 -10.83% 3
Fife - 5 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 3 - -
Stirling - 3 £27,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (28.57%) Finance
6 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 14 (22.22%) VMware
8 13 (20.63%) VPN
8 13 (20.63%) CRM
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (15.87%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Service Management
12 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (14.29%) SCCM
13 8 (12.70%) LAN
14 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
14 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
15 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (9.52%) Skype
15 6 (9.52%) Office 365
15 6 (9.52%) Terminal Services
15 6 (9.52%) Firewall
15 6 (9.52%) DameWare
16 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (7.94%) IP Telephony

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 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) VPN
2 8 (12.70%) LAN
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) Skype
4 5 (7.94%) IP Telephony
4 5 (7.94%) ISDN
4 5 (7.94%) MPLS
4 5 (7.94%) VLAN
4 5 (7.94%) VoIP
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (3.17%) NAS
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) ADSL
7 1 (1.59%) Broadband
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) DNS
7 1 (1.59%) Extranet
7 1 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Smart Home
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) SCADA
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 13 (20.63%) CRM
3 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (15.87%) ITIL
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (6.35%) Use Case
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) ERP
8 3 (4.76%) ITSM
8 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) MCP
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ACCA
3 1 (1.59%) CIMA
3 1 (1.59%) CIPFA
3 1 (1.59%) CISA
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) ISACA
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
2 1 (1.59%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) Terminal Services
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) DameWare
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Avaya
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) iManage
7 1 (1.59%) Infor
7 1 (1.59%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.59%) Tagetik