The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 85 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 18 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 6
Average salary £24,750 £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £18,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £46,930 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
IT 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
1315 1501 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.95% 96.16% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 795 961 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (75.51%) Windows
3 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
4 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
4 20 (40.82%) VMware
5 19 (38.78%) Finance
5 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (32.65%) MS Office
7 12 (24.49%) LAN
8 11 (22.45%) WAN
8 11 (22.45%) SLA
8 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (20.41%) Back Office
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.29%) MCP
12 7 (14.29%) DNS
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
13 6 (12.24%) Citrix
13 6 (12.24%) Blackberry

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.20%) WorkSite
5 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.12%) CMS
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.08%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) LAN
2 11 (22.45%) WAN
2 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
6 2 (4.08%) FTP
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) SMTP
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Tandem
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Change Management
3 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.08%) CRM
4 2 (4.08%) Document Management
5 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.04%) Coaching
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.04%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) MCP
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
2 5 (10.20%) MCSA
3 3 (6.12%) MCDST
4 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.04%) Draytek
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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