The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 94 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.071% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.074% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Technical 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
1143 1349 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 95.54% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 656 856 1002
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM