The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 91 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £27,500 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Support in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 2nd Line Support 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 Edinburgh region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (50.00%) DameWare
2 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft