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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 87 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +62.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £23,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,500 £20,100
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
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
1293 1534 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.10% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 793 985 590
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
6 18 (40.00%) Finance
7 17 (37.78%) MS Office
7 17 (37.78%) VMware
8 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.00%) SLA
10 8 (17.78%) LAN
10 8 (17.78%) WAN
10 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (17.78%) Back Office
11 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
12 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) Citrix
12 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 5 (11.11%) SQL
13 5 (11.11%) VPN
13 5 (11.11%) Cisco
13 5 (11.11%) DHCP
14 4 (8.89%) SQL Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) WorkSite
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LAN
1 8 (17.78%) WAN
1 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) FTP
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) PSTN
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.22%) Document Management
5 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.22%) Release Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
3 3 (6.67%) MCSA
3 3 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.22%) Draytek
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent training
Posted: 23 days ago