The median annual salary for a IT Support was £27,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
UK / Scotland
Rank 127 136 104
Rank change year-on-year +9 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 11 23 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.79% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.83% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 36
Median salary £27,250 £27,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £17,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,901 £36,250 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Scotland

IT Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Scotland

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Scotland

IT Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 7 £27,500 +19.56%
West Lothian - 2 £21,000 -
Glasgow +23 1 £36,513 +8.18% 2
Dundee - 1 - - 1
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (40.00%) MS Office
7 12 (34.29%) SCCM
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
9 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
12 7 (20.00%) DHCP
13 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
13 6 (17.14%) DNS
13 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 6 (17.14%) VMware
13 6 (17.14%) Skype
14 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (14.29%) Service Management
14 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 5 (14.29%) LAN
14 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 5 (14.29%) Degree
14 5 (14.29%) Android
15 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (11.43%) Fat Client

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (8.57%) Fishtalk
1 3 (8.57%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) VPN
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) Skype
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) ADSL
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) iPhone
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Android
6 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.86%) Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Unix
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Compliance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
1 2 (5.71%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) DameWare
3 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.71%) Avaya
4 2 (5.71%) iManage
4 2 (5.71%) Interwoven
4 2 (5.71%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.86%) Mitel
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) Xerox
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