The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

System Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 119 131
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 25 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.32% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.39% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 27
Median salary £38,000 £37,250 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.01% -13.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £29,750 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2264 2800 3053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.49% 95.04% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1750 1899
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £59,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 12 £40,000 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 7 £36,500 -
Glasgow +9 4 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Aberdeen +3 3 £36,500 -18.88%
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) Project Management
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
5 8 (15.38%) Retail
5 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) ERP
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Multichannel Retail
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.54%) Windows
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.62%) Citrix
8 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Microservices

Systems 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 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.85%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.85%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.85%) AS400
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) EMV
4 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
1 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.46%) ERP
3 7 (13.46%) Multichannel Retail
4 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Open Source
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Microservices
6 4 (7.69%) SDLC
6 4 (7.69%) User Stories
7 3 (5.77%) Coaching
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) XenApp
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Citrix
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Dell
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Infor
3 2 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) IFS
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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