Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 143 147
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £31,250 £28,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.61% -10.40% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,850 £21,350 £30,125
90th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £33,375
Scotland median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year -3.51% -8.80% +13.64%

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 2371 2407 2731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.47% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1489 1720
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (60.00%) German Language
3 2 (40.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) FactSet
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) Charles River
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (60.00%) German Language
2 2 (40.00%) Dutch Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Charles River
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) FactSet
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Reuters
1 1 (20.00%) VMware