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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 157 147 151
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 4 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £28,250 £28,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,100 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £31,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
3132 3179 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.81% 95.41% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2023 2183
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
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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
Edinburgh -17 2 £28,500 +7.54%
Aberdeen +9 1 £30,000 +20.00%
West Lothian - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 13 (50.00%) MCSE
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (50.00%) MCITP
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) MCTS
6 11 (42.31%) MCSA
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) SAN
9 7 (26.92%) DHCP
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) SCCM
11 5 (19.23%) Wireless
11 5 (19.23%) SLA
12 4 (15.38%) Citrix
12 4 (15.38%) MS Office
12 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
12 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (11.54%) Veeam

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) SAN
3 7 (26.92%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
1 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
1 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) MCSE
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (50.00%) MCITP
2 11 (42.31%) MCSA
2 11 (42.31%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) Sage
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Veeam
5 3 (11.54%) Meru Networks
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle