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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 28 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.48% 5.63% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 5.77% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £26,250 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £31,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £42,500 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 312 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.62% 97.50% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 154 226 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £57,500
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 25 July 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) PDA
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) SCADA
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) TDD

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Physics
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Compaq
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Apple