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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 155 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Average salary £28,500 £29,750 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.20% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,100 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £31,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 19 December 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
Edinburgh -6 5 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Glasgow +2 1 £26,500 -15.87% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) MS Office
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (26.09%) MCITP
10 6 (26.09%) SCCM
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
10 6 (26.09%) SAN
10 6 (26.09%) MCSE
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
11 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
11 5 (21.74%) MCSA
11 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 5 (21.74%) MCTS
12 4 (17.39%) SLA
13 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
13 3 (13.04%) LAN
13 3 (13.04%) Finance
13 3 (13.04%) VoIP

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.35%) iPhone
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
1 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) MCITP
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) HND
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Sage
5 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Draytek
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