The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 156 169 151
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 7 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.082% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.086% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% -
Support Technician
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
2936 3495 3085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.41% 95.23% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2311 2009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015. 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 -2 3 £22,500 - 2
Stirling - 3 £28,000 -
Edinburgh +11 1 - - 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) HND
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Replication

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Selkirk
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago