The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 84 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 21 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.99% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.04% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £31,000 £29,625 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.64% +44.51%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1417 1159 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.02% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 731 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
Scotland

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) DNS
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.69%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) CMS
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.24%) MCP
11 5 (17.24%) LAN
12 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
12 4 (13.79%) SMTP
12 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
12 4 (13.79%) DHCP
12 4 (13.79%) FTP
12 4 (13.79%) HTTP
12 4 (13.79%) HTML

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.69%) CMS
4 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) MCP
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCDST
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) HND
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Sage
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) Acronis
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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