The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 31 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.53% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
IT Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 236 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.65% 96.33% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 123 175 226
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

IT Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support across the Aberdeen region.

IT Support Salary Trend in Aberdeen

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco