Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 161 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 56 76 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.07% 1.31% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.37% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 71
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.82% +20.92%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -1.79%

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 5001 5559 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.13% 95.61% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 3350 3829
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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 -13 31 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +2 15 £40,375 -5.56%
Dumfries and Galloway - 7 £36,500 -
Aberdeen +2 3 £36,500 -18.89%
Fife - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
3 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 13 (23.21%) Skype for Business
5 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 12 (21.43%) Project Management
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.43%) Skype
6 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (17.86%) Unified Communications
7 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (17.86%) Symantec
8 9 (16.07%) Web Services
9 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 8 (14.29%) Lotus
9 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.29%) IBM Domino
9 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.29%) Retail
9 8 (14.29%) Degree
9 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 8 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (14.29%) Mimecast
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Analysis

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 13 (23.21%) Skype for Business
2 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.29%) IBM Domino
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.79%) FileNet
7 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.57%) iTrent
2 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Skype
2 10 (17.86%) Unified Communications
3 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.57%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) EMV
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) MCSA
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.93%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.14%) XenApp
3 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Symantec
2 8 (14.29%) Lotus
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.57%) Infor
7 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.57%) Northgate
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk
8 1 (1.79%) Capita
8 1 (1.79%) IFS
8 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.79%) Novell
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