The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 154 156
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.31% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.32% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.55% -1.66%  

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 2227 2780 2960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1808 1834
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%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in Scotland

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Support in Scotland

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support in Scotland

Systems 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 Systems Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow +19 2 £28,250 -13.07%
Edinburgh -2 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems 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 Systems Support in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) OpenVMS
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 5 (38.46%) QMS
5 5 (38.46%) Change Control
5 5 (38.46%) HND
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Line Management
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

Systems 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) InterBase
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) OpenVMS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) SUSE
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
1 5 (38.46%) Line Management
1 5 (38.46%) QMS
1 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) HND
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard