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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 88 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 2.60% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.72% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 26
Average salary £26,250 £28,750 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,650 £39,465
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) ETL
1 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
1 1 (9.09%) Process Management
1 1 (9.09%) SDLC
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
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