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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 82 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 0.95% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.99% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 9
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,589 £22,600 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £37,600 £37,000
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
1212 1316 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.45% 95.92% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 784 796 1006
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
4 13 (35.14%) Degree
5 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 9 (24.32%) .NET
7 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (21.62%) Unix
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.92%) Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
10 6 (16.22%) Service Management
10 6 (16.22%) Change Management
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.51%) MS Office
11 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.51%) VMware
11 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.51%) SCCM
11 5 (13.51%) Data Extraction
12 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.81%) High Availability
12 4 (10.81%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Sage CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Line 500
2 2 (5.41%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) WebEx
5 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) French Language
2 2 (5.41%) German Language
2 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) LAMP
3 2 (5.41%) LINQ
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) EJB
4 1 (2.70%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) JPA
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Data Extraction
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) Physics
5 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Presales
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) Squid
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Sage
4 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) F5
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Fidessa
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica
5 2 (5.41%) Kaspersky
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) Reuters
5 2 (5.41%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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