Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £21,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 135 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 22 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.84% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.90% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 22
Median annual salary £21,750 £26,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.92% -5.36% +3.70%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £30,000 £32,900 £30,800
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.80% -7.27% +1.85%

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 1,649 2,456 2,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 94.28% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,568 1,689
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,100 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Edinburgh

IT Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for IT Support in Edinburgh

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Support in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
6 6 (26.09%) Mimecast
6 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) iManage
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) Kaspersky
7 5 (21.74%) CMDB
7 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
7 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Contingency Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Law
9 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
9 1 (4.35%) Banking
9 1 (4.35%) WSUS
9 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (4.35%) Veeam

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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) CMDB
1 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
2 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Contingency Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Proactive Maintenance
3 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.35%) Project Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) SIEM
3 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) HND
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) iManage
1 6 (26.09%) Kaspersky
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.35%) Veeam
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Zerto