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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 80 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 0.75% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.79% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 2
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -6.00%
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
1435 1146 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 95.02% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 939 715 812
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) MS Office
7 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) C#
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) MCP
9 7 (23.33%) CMS
10 6 (20.00%) Change Management
10 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 5 (16.67%) SMTP
11 5 (16.67%) FTP
11 5 (16.67%) HTTP
11 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.67%) Information Security

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) CMS
4 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 5 (16.67%) FTP
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) PDA
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 5 (16.67%) Fault Management
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCDST
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Acronis
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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