The median annual salary for a Support Technician was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 156
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Median salary - £32,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - -2.12%  

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 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
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 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 Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox
Broxburn, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Selkirk
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago