The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 95 106 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.56% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 14
Average salary £15,750 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% -28.57%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 1364 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.94% 95.99% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 779 888 568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) LAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) ADSL
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) SHDSL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Equities
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) CRM
1 1 (8.33%) ERP
1 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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