The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 144 157 160
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 25 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.40% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.42% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £19,000 £31,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.70% +30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,750 £29,250 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,000 £28,350
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
IT 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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

IT 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 IT Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Aberdeenshire - 13 £20,000 - 1
Glasgow +8 6 £15,750 -
North Lanarkshire +1 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +26 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Edinburgh +6 1 £19,000 -42.42% 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows 8
3 18 (51.43%) DNS
4 16 (45.71%) SLA
5 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 13 (37.14%) VoIP
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.86%) VMware
9 7 (20.00%) Citrix
10 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.14%) Office 365
11 5 (14.29%) DHCP
11 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (11.43%) NetApp
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (8.57%) MCP
13 3 (8.57%) MCSE
13 3 (8.57%) MCSA
13 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
13 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
13 3 (8.57%) Google
13 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 13 (37.14%) VoIP
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows 8
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
2 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCP
1 3 (8.57%) MCSE
1 3 (8.57%) MCSA
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) CommVault
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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