Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £38,250 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.

Technical Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 150 159
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 50 42 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.90% 0.91% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.94% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 47
Scotland median annual salary £38,250 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% -22.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,425 £29,900
90th Percentile £48,625 £60,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +2.56%

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 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%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical 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
Edinburgh -8 31 £45,000 -1.10% 6
Glasgow -22 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Inverclyde +5 6 £37,500 -1.32%
Stirling - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

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

1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (56.00%) Banking
5 26 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 24 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (40.00%) Business Analysis
8 19 (38.00%) Data Management
9 18 (36.00%) Retail Banking
10 14 (28.00%) Data Mining
11 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.00%) Teradata
12 8 (16.00%) VMware
12 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (16.00%) Citrix
13 7 (14.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) IBM Domino
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) SAN
14 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
14 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
14 6 (12.00%) Lotus
14 6 (12.00%) Terminal Server
14 6 (12.00%) Service Management
14 6 (12.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (12.00%) NAS

Technical 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 6 (12.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) Mingle
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) NAS
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Data Mining
2 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 28 (56.00%) Banking
3 18 (36.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 24 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 19 (38.00%) Data Management
6 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
8 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Change Control
11 2 (4.00%) Change Management
11 2 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (4.00%) Data Governance
11 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.00%) ITSM
11 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CCIE
1 2 (4.00%) CCNA
1 2 (4.00%) CCNP
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.00%) Terminal Server
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Citrix
1 8 (16.00%) Teradata
1 8 (16.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) Lotus
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy