The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Technical Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.088% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 1074 1256 1321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 93.45% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 708 822 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Edinburgh

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) FactSet
6 1 (11.11%) SCSM
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

Technical 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) German Language
1 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) FactSet
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
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