The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 110 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1596 1052 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.51% 95.55% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 614 1021
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Specialist
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) JBoss
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) COBOL
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.79%) CICS
9 3 (15.79%) DB2
10 2 (10.53%) EJB
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL
10 2 (10.53%) SOA
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.53%) Perl
10 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
10 2 (10.53%) CA
10 2 (10.53%) Red Hat

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
2 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) CICS
5 2 (10.53%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Introscope
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) EJB
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) COBOL
3 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) RPG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) TIBCO