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Systems Analyst

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A systems analyst examines the specific needs of an organisation and designs new IT systems to improve efficiency and productivity. They are also called business systems analysts.

The Work

You could be:

You might specialise in systems for business, scientific or engineering environments.

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary can range from £22,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £30,000 to £45,000 a year or more.

If you do contract work the daily rate varies.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are in banks, insurance, construction, utility companies, engineering and manufacturing companies, local and central government, universities, software houses and IT consultants.

This is an expanding job area and there is competition for vacancies.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
10983
2.4 %
RISE
2029
11250
  United Kingdom
2024
177437
4 %
RISE
2029
184522

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

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Career Area

Computing and ICT