The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Support Technician
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 154 166
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.076% 0.32% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.33% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Median salary £31,250 £21,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.34% -14.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £20,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £26,300 £27,450
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

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 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Scotland

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Scotland

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow +16 1 £36,500 -
Stirling - 1 £26,000 -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Support Technician 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee