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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 85 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 1.46% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.53% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 10
Average salary £29,000 £23,750 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.10% -11.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,250 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,250 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
1212 1309 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.83% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 783 796 1020
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Sage
6 1 (5.56%) Nagios
6 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Python

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 2 (11.11%) Change Management
1 2 (11.11%) ITSM
1 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Data Management
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) SDLC
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Munin
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sage
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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