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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 87 94 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.15% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.21% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 23
Average salary £28,250 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,900 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1287 1569 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 95.21% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1001 625
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) MS Office
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.15%) Informatica
11 5 (15.15%) VPN
11 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (15.15%) Python
11 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
11 5 (15.15%) JBoss
12 4 (12.12%) Perl
12 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.12%) UNIX
12 4 (12.12%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
6 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) LLU
6 1 (3.03%) IMAP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) POP3
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 3 (9.09%) Memory Management
2 3 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) sed
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Informatica
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Spiceworks
6 1 (3.03%) Draytek
6 1 (3.03%) Websense
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
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