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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 77 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.71% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.79% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 15
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,750 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £29,450 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) IIS
4 16 (39.02%) Degree
5 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) VoIP
7 12 (29.27%) VPN
7 12 (29.27%) DNS
7 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) Unix
8 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
8 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) Apache
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.51%) Perl
10 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.51%) ADSL
10 8 (19.51%) Juniper
11 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
11 7 (17.07%) COM
11 7 (17.07%) JBoss
11 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (17.07%) LLU
11 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 6 (14.63%) Problem Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (39.02%) IIS
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.07%) JBoss
4 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.32%) Lync
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
1 12 (29.27%) VoIP
1 12 (29.27%) VPN
2 8 (19.51%) ADSL
3 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
3 7 (17.07%) LLU
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) Intranet
6 2 (4.88%) SMTP
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) COM
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Middleware
3 4 (9.76%) Regular Expression
4 3 (7.32%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) EJB
5 2 (4.88%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) Java EE
5 2 (4.88%) JPA
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.44%) LINQ
6 1 (2.44%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Data Extraction
4 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Physics
6 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Unix
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) ETL
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Memory Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Change Control
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) sed
5 3 (7.32%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) Squid
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Informatica
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Fidessa
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Reuters
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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