The median annual salary for an IT Support was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

IT Support
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 139 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% 0.91% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.94% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 24
Median salary £23,750 £21,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £20,000 £15,750
10% offered a salary of more than £28,608 £40,700 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -14 4 £22,625 -32.46% 4
Glasgow +9 3 £30,506 +37.10% 4
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £26,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £23,000 -
IT Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (20.00%) Skype
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (12.00%) ITSM
10 3 (12.00%) DameWare
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.00%) DNS
11 2 (8.00%) DHCP

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.00%) Billing
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Android
9 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.00%) Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) DameWare
3 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.00%) iManage
2 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (8.00%) Sophos
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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