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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 29 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.14% 1.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 4
Average salary £26,575 £19,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.28% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,930 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 27 February 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (72.41%) Windows
3 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
5 24 (41.38%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) VMware
6 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
8 17 (29.31%) LAN
8 17 (29.31%) MS Office
9 16 (27.59%) WAN
9 16 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (25.86%) SLA
11 14 (24.14%) Back Office
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (20.69%) SQL
13 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.97%) ITIL
15 10 (17.24%) Change Management
15 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
15 10 (17.24%) DNS
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
16 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (15.52%) MCP
17 8 (13.79%) C#
17 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
17 8 (13.79%) Cisco
17 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 5 (8.62%) WorkSite
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) LAN
2 16 (27.59%) WAN
2 16 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (17.24%) DNS
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) DHCP
6 4 (6.90%) FTP
6 4 (6.90%) HTTP
6 4 (6.90%) SMTP
6 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.17%) VPN
8 2 (3.45%) Firewall
8 2 (3.45%) Wireless
9 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Back Office
3 5 (8.62%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Tandem
3 2 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (18.97%) ITIL
3 10 (17.24%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
6 2 (3.45%) CRM
6 2 (3.45%) Document Management
7 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.72%) Change Control
7 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) MCP
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCSE
3 4 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCDST
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
2 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Juniper
5 2 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.72%) Draytek
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago