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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 99 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 1.60% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 5
Average salary £24,500 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.51% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £47,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.25%
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
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Software Distribution
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) XenApp
8 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) SCOM
8 2 (11.76%) WSUS
8 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) MCSE
8 2 (11.76%) Perl
9 1 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) Photoshop

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.88%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
1 1 (5.88%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) PSTN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Software Distribution
1 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCDST
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago