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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 105 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 1.69% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.76% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 14
Average salary - £28,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
1470 1419 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.63% 96.20% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 957 945 708
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) SCOM
5 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) IMAP
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) POP3
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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