The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 81 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Analyst 25 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 2.92% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 3.05% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 9
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £43,250 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
Support Analyst
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
1493 1412 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.86% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 972 933 705
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 £29,000 £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%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Support Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Support Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (33.33%) SQL
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) HNC
2 11 (28.21%) HND
2 11 (28.21%) EPoS
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
7 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
8 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (12.82%) Data Entry
9 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
9 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) VMware
9 4 (10.26%) Citrix
9 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) Perl
10 3 (7.69%) MCSE
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.69%) Charles River
10 3 (7.69%) PowerShell

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) PSTN
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) EPoS
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
2 5 (12.82%) Data Entry
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.13%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) Release Management
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) HNC
1 11 (28.21%) HND
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCDST
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Charles River
5 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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Posted: 5 days ago
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