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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 75 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 30 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.83% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.92% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 5
Average salary £29,000 £25,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.62% +28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £45,437 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
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
1285 1300 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.86% 95.31% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 848 835 764
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 26 January 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 40 (74.07%) Windows
3 30 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 23 (42.59%) Finance
6 21 (38.89%) VMware
7 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
8 17 (31.48%) MS Office
9 16 (29.63%) LAN
10 15 (27.78%) WAN
10 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (25.93%) SLA
12 13 (24.07%) Back Office
12 13 (24.07%) SQL
12 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (22.22%) ITIL
14 11 (20.37%) Change Management
14 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
15 10 (18.52%) MCP
15 10 (18.52%) C#
15 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
16 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
17 7 (12.96%) HTML
17 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
17 7 (12.96%) DNS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.11%) CMS
4 5 (9.26%) WorkSite
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) LAN
2 15 (27.78%) WAN
2 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
4 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) FTP
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) SMTP
5 5 (9.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Back Office
3 5 (9.26%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (22.22%) ITIL
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Document Management
8 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.85%) CRM
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) MCP
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) MCSA
4 2 (3.70%) HND
4 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCDST
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) SLA
2 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Draytek
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