The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
UK / Scotland
Rank 127 160 156
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £21,000 £43,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.16% +86.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -15.29% +25.00%  

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 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Scotland

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Scotland

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Dundee - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (37.50%) EPoS
1 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Games

Support Specialist 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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