The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 84 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.25% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.31% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 3
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1285 1300 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.86% 95.31% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 848 835 764
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
4 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
5 14 (32.56%) MS Office
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco
7 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) DNS
8 10 (23.26%) VMware
9 9 (20.93%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Ethernet
10 8 (18.60%) VPN
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Java
11 7 (16.28%) Python
11 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.95%) DHCP
12 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
13 5 (11.63%) Perl
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
14 4 (9.30%) C#
14 4 (9.30%) UNIX
14 4 (9.30%) VoIP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Lync
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) Ethernet
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) ADSL
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) LLU
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
6 2 (4.65%) IPsec
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.33%) PBX
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) COM
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Java EE
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Clustering
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
1 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Social Media
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.30%) UNIX
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.65%) CentOS
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.65%) Content Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) ERP
5 1 (2.33%) ETL
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Coaching
5 1 (2.33%) Analytics
5 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) sed
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Websense
6 1 (2.33%) Draytek
6 1 (2.33%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
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