The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 92 106 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Support Specialist
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
1278 1499 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.60% 94.87% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 797 968 606
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) VMware