The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -6.00%
IT Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 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
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £20,000 £32,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

IT Support
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

IT Support Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

IT Support
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 22 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
Selkirk - 2 £22,500 -
IT Support
Scotland

IT Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware