The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 143 160 170
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.079% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.53% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Median salary £28,750 £22,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,850 £31,450
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,700 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -1.30%
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
2404 3184 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.51% 95.36% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 2050 2202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Scotland

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +21 2 £28,750 +43.75% 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Munin
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps

Support Technician 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Munin
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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