The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Support Specialist
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £41,250 £33,250
% change year-on-year -11.51% +24.06%  

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Edinburgh

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Edinburgh

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Support Specialist 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware