The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 163 143 156
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.29% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.31% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £24,125 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +4.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Scotland region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Glasgow -11 1 £45,000 +39.53%
2nd Line Support Engineer
UK

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) MCSA
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) MCSA
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SAP