Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £20,372 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

IT Support
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 123 147
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 15 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £20,372 £26,586 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.38% -11.38% -
10th Percentile £18,950 £19,500 £20,700
90th Percentile £31,150 £40,750 £35,050
Scotland median annual salary £20,000 £25,402 £25,250
% change year-on-year -21.27% +0.60% -12.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Edinburgh

IT Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Edinburgh

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Edinburgh

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (26.67%) Arabic Language
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) iManage
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) German Language
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) SLA
6 1 (6.67%) Python

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Arabic Language
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) B2B
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) iManage
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft