The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 27 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.50% 5.35% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 5.47% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 5
Average salary £26,250 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £31,250 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £42,500 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 311 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.48% 97.80% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 146 226 211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Scotland

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (28.57%) HNC
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) PDA
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) SCADA
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Physics
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Compaq
3 1 (7.14%) Dell