The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 28 July 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 92 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.42% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.69% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £34,950 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1365 1185 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.67% 95.49% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 844 818 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Scotland

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) SLA
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Transition Management
6 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) FrontRange
6 5 (17.86%) MCITP
6 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.86%) MCTS
6 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Postgraduate
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) SS7
2 1 (3.57%) Q.931
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Transition Management
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (28.57%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) MCITP
2 5 (17.86%) MCTS
2 5 (17.86%) Postgraduate
2 5 (17.86%) MCSA
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ACCA
5 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) FrontRange
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (3.57%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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