The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 99 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £22,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -0.76%
Technical 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%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) COM
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) ADSL
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (26.67%) xDSL
6 4 (26.67%) Lync
6 4 (26.67%) Junos
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (26.67%) Games
6 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
6 4 (26.67%) LLU
6 4 (26.67%) IMAP
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) ADSL
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (26.67%) xDSL
3 4 (26.67%) Junos
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) POP3
3 4 (26.67%) SMTP
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) LLU
3 4 (26.67%) IMAP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) Openswan
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) HP
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