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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 78 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.15% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.21% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 13
Average salary £33,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,450 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,200 £37,500
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
1407 1154 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 94.98% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 926 720 833
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,550 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) VMware
5 11 (26.19%) ITIL
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 10 (23.81%) Juniper
6 10 (23.81%) COM
7 9 (21.43%) Perl
8 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 8 (19.05%) Python
8 8 (19.05%) DNS
8 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Firewall
10 6 (14.29%) LAN
10 6 (14.29%) VoIP
10 6 (14.29%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (14.29%) CCNA
10 6 (14.29%) UNIX
10 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.90%) XML

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) Lync
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) VPN
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 6 (14.29%) LAN
3 6 (14.29%) VoIP
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) ADSL
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.52%) POP3
5 4 (9.52%) SMTP
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.52%) xDSL
5 4 (9.52%) Junos
5 4 (9.52%) LLU
5 4 (9.52%) IMAP
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) French Language
3 2 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) COM
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.29%) UNIX
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Debian
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) CRM
2 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) Perl
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CCDA
3 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) Openswan
4 1 (2.38%) Postfix
4 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 10 (23.81%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (9.52%) Google
6 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) JBoss
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Sage
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Compuware
9 1 (2.38%) F5
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