The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 11 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.63% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.66% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 25
Median salary £27,250 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £18,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
1017 1213 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 95.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 648 834 856
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
7 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) Skype
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) DameWare
8 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
10 2 (12.50%) Internet
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) MCSE
10 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 10

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
1 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Android
7 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) People Management
2 1 (6.25%) Practice Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Mitel
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Xerox
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago