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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 84 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.11% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.18% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 19
Average salary £31,750 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £21,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £32,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -0.16%
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
1272 1531 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.36% 94.80% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 791 989 616
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Apache
6 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) JBoss
7 6 (20.69%) Informatica
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) UNIX
9 4 (13.79%) vSphere
9 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (24.14%) Apache
1 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) LLU
6 1 (3.45%) IMAP
6 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Social Media
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Memory Management
1 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
1 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
1 3 (10.34%) ETL
2 2 (6.90%) Content Management
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
2 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.45%) Coaching
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
3 1 (3.45%) Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) sed
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Informatica
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Spiceworks
5 1 (3.45%) Draytek
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Websense
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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