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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 25 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.27% 4.71% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 4.85% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,200 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
244 268 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.42% 97.10% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 144 201 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 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 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) HNC
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) SLA
4 3 (17.65%) Physics
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) MS Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Physics
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
2 1 (5.88%) SCADA
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Compaq
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 16 days ago