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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 97 107 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £31,000 - £26,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 - £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 - £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1300 1573 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.57% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1011 604
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (52.94%) Back Office
5 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (52.94%) SLA
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 9 (52.94%) WAN
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (5.88%) Android
10 1 (5.88%) iPhone
10 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
10 1 (5.88%) Release Management
10 1 (5.88%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
1 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) PSTN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £130.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago