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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 137 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 20 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 1.33% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.39% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 32
Median salary £21,500 £24,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2782 3016 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1937 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 7 £29,000 +18.36%
Glasgow -14 5 £25,000 +13.63% 2
Falkirk -2 4 £21,500 -21.81%
Renfrewshire - 2 £21,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £25,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 -
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (15.56%) MS Office
8 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 5 (11.11%) CRM
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) DNS
9 5 (11.11%) SLA
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Time Management
9 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
10 4 (8.89%) ITSM
10 4 (8.89%) Finance
10 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
10 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports

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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sage CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Polish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) WCF
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) CRM
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) Time Management
2 4 (8.89%) ITSM
3 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) Data Management
5 1 (2.22%) Document Management
5 1 (2.22%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.22%) Munin
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) Sage
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) iManage
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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