The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 135 110 155
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.50% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 18
Median salary £27,414 £23,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.19% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £15,750 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £33,950
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.01%
IT Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2694 2804 3738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.53% 95.60% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1765 2442
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

IT Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 10 £33,500 +42.55% 2
Glasgow -24 7 £27,000 +63.63% 1
Aberdeen +11 1 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Falkirk - 1 £21,500 - 1
Fife - 1 £17,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,328 -
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
4 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (20.93%) MS Office
7 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (9.30%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) DNS
9 4 (9.30%) SLA
9 4 (9.30%) LAN
9 4 (9.30%) WAN
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
9 4 (9.30%) ITSM
9 4 (9.30%) Finance
10 3 (6.98%) VMware
10 3 (6.98%) Service Management
10 3 (6.98%) Apple
10 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Endur
1 1 (2.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) CRM
2 4 (9.30%) ITSM
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Document Management
5 1 (2.33%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Munin
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Apple
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) iManage
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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