The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 93 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.32% 2.72% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.85% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 23
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1596 1052 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.51% 95.55% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 614 1021
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Engineer
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.38%) UNIX
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) Citrix
9 5 (12.82%) LAN
9 5 (12.82%) COM
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) Service Management
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
10 4 (10.26%) SCOM
10 4 (10.26%) Pega
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) KANA
10 4 (10.26%) KANA IQ

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) KANA IQ
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.56%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) ADSL
5 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.56%) VSAT
6 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) LLU
6 1 (2.56%) IMAP
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) L2TP
6 1 (2.56%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) COM
2 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) CMDB
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) PDA
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) UNIX
4 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.69%) Android
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Service Management
2 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.26%) OOP
3 4 (10.26%) OO
3 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.13%) RDF
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCSA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCDA
3 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCSA
3 1 (2.56%) CCSE
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Openswan
5 1 (2.56%) Squid
5 1 (2.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) XenMobile
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) KANA
5 4 (10.26%) Fujitsu
5 4 (10.26%) Pega
6 3 (7.69%) MobileIron
6 3 (7.69%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) AppSense
7 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.13%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) Sage
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
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