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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 139 152 160
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 22 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.097% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.10% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.03%
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
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%

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 27 August 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
Glasgow -1 7 £28,500 -11.62%
North Lanarkshire - 7 £31,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £30,750 - 1
Aberdeen +8 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Stirling - 1 £29,000 - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (51.85%) MCSE
6 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
6 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (51.85%) MCITP
7 13 (48.15%) MCTS
7 13 (48.15%) MCSA
8 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (37.04%) DNS
9 10 (37.04%) SAN
10 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
12 7 (25.93%) DHCP
13 6 (22.22%) SCCM
13 6 (22.22%) Citrix
14 5 (18.52%) Wireless
14 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
15 4 (14.81%) Veeam
15 4 (14.81%) Meru Networks
15 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
15 4 (14.81%) Symantec
15 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) PBX
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) PDA
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) iPhone
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) MCSE
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (51.85%) MCITP
2 13 (48.15%) MCTS
2 13 (48.15%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 4 (14.81%) Veeam
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) Meru Networks
5 3 (11.11%) Sage
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
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