The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 102 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.081% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.085% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £27,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,975 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +5.00%
Systems 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
1454 1176 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.42% 94.99% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 974 737 826
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,604 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
1 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Charles River