The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 104 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
2nd Line 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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1435 1349 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.73% 95.88% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 951 863 818
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Edinburgh region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (87.50%) Back Office
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 7 (87.50%) Back Office
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago