The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 133 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 17
Median salary £26,250 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.23% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £30,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Support Specialist
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
2278 2914 3078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.54% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1888 2021
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 +4 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £15,000 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (52.94%) SLA
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) Coaching
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (47.06%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
5 8 (47.06%) IVR
5 8 (47.06%) Genesys
5 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) CTI
5 8 (47.06%) VXML
5 8 (47.06%) Service Management
5 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
5 8 (47.06%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) SQL

Support Specialist 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) CTI
1 8 (47.06%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) VXML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (47.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Coaching
3 8 (47.06%) Change Management
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
3 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Genesys
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
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