The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 119 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 55 84 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 2.65% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.82% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 70
Average salary £25,375 £29,750 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,325 £21,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3884 2983 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.08% 94.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 1747 2517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -35 22 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Aberdeen +6 13 £32,500 +5.69% 6
Glasgow -22 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
West Lothian +17 4 £24,000 -28.88%
Dundee - 4 £22,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £14,500 -
East Lothian - 2 £19,250 -
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 54 (56.25%) Windows
2 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 20 (20.83%) VMware
5 18 (18.75%) Linux
6 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 13 (13.54%) Windows XP
9 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 11 (11.46%) Degree
11 10 (10.42%) ITIL
11 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (9.38%) Finance
12 9 (9.38%) Citrix
12 9 (9.38%) SCCM
13 8 (8.33%) SCOM
13 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
13 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
13 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.33%) UNIX
14 7 (7.29%) Service Management
14 7 (7.29%) Clustering
14 7 (7.29%) SQL
14 7 (7.29%) LAN
14 7 (7.29%) WAN
14 7 (7.29%) Cisco

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) Gentran
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) KANA IQ
2 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.29%) LAN
2 7 (7.29%) WAN
3 6 (6.25%) Firewall
4 5 (5.21%) VoIP
5 4 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (3.13%) DNS
6 3 (3.13%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) ADSL
7 2 (2.08%) SAN
7 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.04%) VSAT
8 1 (1.04%) NAS
8 1 (1.04%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.04%) IPsec
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) MS Access
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) Maven
1 2 (2.08%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) COM
2 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (1.04%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.13%) EPoS
4 3 (3.13%) GIS
4 3 (3.13%) Physics
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) PDA
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) SCADA
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (56.25%) Windows
2 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.75%) Linux
4 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.54%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.33%) UNIX
7 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.13%) Android
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.13%) NetWare
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.04%) SUSE
11 1 (1.04%) Debian
11 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.42%) ITIL
2 7 (7.29%) Service Management
3 5 (5.21%) CRM
3 5 (5.21%) Software Testing
3 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.17%) OOP
4 4 (4.17%) OO
5 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.08%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.08%) RDF
7 1 (1.04%) Project Management
7 1 (1.04%) Business Development
7 1 (1.04%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.04%) Time Management
7 1 (1.04%) ITSM
7 1 (1.04%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (2.08%) VBScript
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) MCSE
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.21%) MCP
4 4 (4.17%) HNC
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) MCSA
6 2 (2.08%) CCENT
6 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCSA
7 1 (1.04%) CCSE
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
7 1 (1.04%) CCDA
7 1 (1.04%) PhD
7 1 (1.04%) HND
7 1 (1.04%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Openswan
6 1 (1.04%) Squid
6 1 (1.04%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) SCCM
2 8 (8.33%) SCOM
3 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.13%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.08%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.83%) VMware
3 9 (9.38%) Citrix
4 7 (7.29%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 5 (5.21%) Symantec
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.17%) Apple
6 4 (4.17%) Juniper
6 4 (4.17%) Novell
6 4 (4.17%) KANA
6 4 (4.17%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.17%) Pega
7 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 3 (3.13%) Sage
8 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.08%) HP
8 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.08%) Altiris
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