The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 107 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1582 1049 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.42% 95.54% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 608 1020
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
2nd Line Support
Scotland

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago