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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 95 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.51% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.58% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 17
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1338 1523 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 862 993 692
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,550
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 30 June 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 6 (26.09%) JBoss
4 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) Informatica
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (21.74%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) vSphere
7 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
7 3 (13.04%) Regular Expression
7 3 (13.04%) Office 365
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) Lync
6 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) SSH
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) LLU
6 1 (4.35%) IMAP
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ETL
1 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
1 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) Content Management
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) sed
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Informatica
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper