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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 77 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 31 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 1.06% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.11% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,400 £35,500
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
1431 1169 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.36% 94.96% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 965 747 840
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 18 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (28.85%) VMware
5 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 14 (26.92%) DNS
6 13 (25.00%) VPN
6 13 (25.00%) Cisco
6 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 13 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Juniper
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) COM
9 9 (17.31%) Python
9 9 (17.31%) .NET
9 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
9 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
9 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.38%) Perl
10 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) LAN
11 7 (13.46%) VoIP
11 7 (13.46%) WAN
11 7 (13.46%) DHCP
11 7 (13.46%) Finance
12 6 (11.54%) Degree
12 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.54%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Lync
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 13 (25.00%) VPN
3 7 (13.46%) LAN
3 7 (13.46%) VoIP
3 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) Firewall
4 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.54%) ADSL
5 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.62%) MPLS
5 5 (9.62%) LLU
6 4 (7.69%) IMAP
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.69%) xDSL
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (7.69%) Junos
6 4 (7.69%) Internet
6 4 (7.69%) POP3
6 4 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
1 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) French Language
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) German Language
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) COM
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) Java EE
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) PDA
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
3 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.92%) Debian
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
2 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 2 (3.85%) Scrum
3 2 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (1.92%) ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.92%) Change Management
4 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.92%) Project Management
4 1 (1.92%) Content Management
4 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (1.92%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.54%) CCNA
2 4 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCDA
3 1 (1.92%) CCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) Openswan
4 1 (1.92%) XenServer
4 1 (1.92%) Squid
4 1 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) Juniper
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 4 (7.69%) Google
6 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (5.77%) JBoss
7 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.85%) Sage
8 2 (3.85%) Remedy
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) Compuware
9 1 (1.92%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago