The median annual salary for a IT Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 83 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.90% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.96% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 23
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £26,575
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.56% -13.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £17,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,250 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  

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 1076 1247 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 694 835 782
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) SCCM
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) DameWare
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
9 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
9 4 (23.53%) Skype
10 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) MCSE
11 2 (11.76%) Internet
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
11 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland

IT 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
1 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) People Management
3 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) DameWare
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (5.88%) Mitel
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Xerox
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago