The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - 39 46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.40% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £38,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.39%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Technical 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
178 240 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.68% 96.77% 99.40%
Number of salaries quoted 123 181 243
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%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Technical Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Apple
2 10 (71.43%) Time Management
2 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Degree

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 10 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Apple