Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 154 165
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 57 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 0.82% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.85% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 52
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £43,213
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -21.32% +3.50%
10th Percentile £31,125 £30,300 £30,075
90th Percentile £53,875 £44,750 £54,875
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% -0.61%

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 5,369 4,470 5,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.40% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,564 2,865 3,794
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £64,675
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 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
Glasgow -9 34 £36,500 +7.35%
Edinburgh -8 22 £51,250 +24.24% 1
Dundee - 3 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Finance
4 18 (31.58%) VMware
4 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (28.07%) ITIL
6 16 (28.07%) Windows
6 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
7 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 14 (24.56%) Symantec
9 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (17.54%) SAP
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle
9 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
10 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications
10 9 (15.79%) Skype
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.79%) Lotus
10 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
10 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 9 (15.79%) Firewall
11 8 (14.04%) SCOM
11 8 (14.04%) SAN
11 8 (14.04%) EMC
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (14.04%) IBM Domino
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Elite 3E
1 4 (7.02%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.26%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (5.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Mimecast
2 6 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
1 9 (15.79%) Skype
1 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications
2 8 (14.04%) SAN
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) VLAN
4 6 (10.53%) VPN
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 5 (8.77%) Electronics
4 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) International Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.04%) EMC VNX
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.53%) iPhone
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
1 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Solaris
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
4 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) ERP
6 7 (12.28%) User Stories
7 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.53%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
7 6 (10.53%) SDLC
7 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Active Listening
8 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.77%) Requirements Management
9 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) MCSA
1 8 (14.04%) MCSE
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) CIMA
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ACCA
4 1 (1.75%) CIPFA
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (14.04%) SCOM
1 8 (14.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (10.53%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.51%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) VMware
2 14 (24.56%) Symantec
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) SAP
4 9 (15.79%) Lotus
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) EMC
5 8 (14.04%) ServiceNow
6 7 (12.28%) Cisco
7 6 (10.53%) Apple
7 6 (10.53%) Avaya
7 6 (10.53%) Dell
7 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 6 (10.53%) Sophos
8 4 (7.02%) Infor
9 3 (5.26%) Epicor
9 3 (5.26%) IFS
9 3 (5.26%) Sage
9 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.51%) Workday