The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 163 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £20,000 £25,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +10.86%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Scotland

Support Technician
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 £20,000 -
Edinburgh -14 1 £22,000 -17.75%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) COM
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) RAD
2 1 (10.00%) RUP
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) Acronis
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter