The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 20 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.67% 2.90% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.05% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £30,000 £25,125 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.63%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.78%
Support Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 197 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 90.83% 95.17% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 84 146 191
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) SLA
5 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 10 (62.50%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Apple
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Line Management
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (6.25%) vSphere
9 1 (6.25%) iPad
9 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (6.25%) MCITP
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) iPhone
9 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) Linux

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat