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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 90 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.30% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 4
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,250 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £34,250 £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 2014, 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 (57.45%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (48.94%) Linux
4 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 14 (29.79%) Cisco
7 13 (27.66%) MS Office
8 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.53%) VMware
9 11 (23.40%) ITIL
9 11 (23.40%) DNS
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) Java
11 9 (19.15%) Python
11 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
13 7 (14.89%) DHCP
13 7 (14.89%) Finance
13 7 (14.89%) Perl
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
14 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.77%) C#
14 6 (12.77%) LAN
14 6 (12.77%) WAN
15 5 (10.64%) VPN
15 5 (10.64%) VoIP
15 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
15 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
3 7 (14.89%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) LAN
4 6 (12.77%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) ADSL
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) LLU
7 2 (4.26%) SSH
7 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.26%) IPsec
7 2 (4.26%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) Internet
8 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) Java EE
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) UNIX
4 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.38%) Scrum
3 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.13%) ERP
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Change Management
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) Content Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.77%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Cisco
3 12 (25.53%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Sage
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Compuware
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago