The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 129 122 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.42% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.49% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 44
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,250 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,500 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
2969 3621 2870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.42% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2365 1725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
(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 +2 17 £28,500 +3.63% 6
Glasgow +9 4 £29,000 +18.36% 1
Fife - 2 £28,500 -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
West Lothian -4 1 £26,000 +8.33% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £17,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) VMware
4 20 (31.75%) DNS
4 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
4 20 (31.75%) Linux
5 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
6 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
7 15 (23.81%) MS Office
7 15 (23.81%) Degree
8 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco
9 13 (20.63%) SLA
10 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (17.46%) ITIL
12 10 (15.87%) VoIP
12 10 (15.87%) DHCP
13 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 8 (12.70%) Firewall
14 8 (12.70%) VPN
14 8 (12.70%) UNIX
14 8 (12.70%) SQL
15 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
15 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
15 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) DNS
2 10 (15.87%) VoIP
2 10 (15.87%) DHCP
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) VPN
4 8 (12.70%) Firewall
5 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 6 (9.52%) WAN
6 6 (9.52%) LAN
7 4 (6.35%) SAN
8 3 (4.76%) Wireless
9 2 (3.17%) ADSL
10 1 (1.59%) LDAP
10 1 (1.59%) PBX
10 1 (1.59%) POP3
10 1 (1.59%) SMTP
10 1 (1.59%) Internet
10 1 (1.59%) OSPF
10 1 (1.59%) BGP
10 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Social Media
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Handset
3 1 (1.59%) Equities
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.70%) UNIX
7 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.76%) Android
10 3 (4.76%) Solaris
10 3 (4.76%) Windows CE
11 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.76%) ETL
3 3 (4.76%) Memory Management
3 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
4 2 (3.17%) Coaching
4 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.17%) CRM
4 2 (3.17%) ERP
4 2 (3.17%) TDD
4 2 (3.17%) Content Management
5 1 (1.59%) IT Governance
5 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.59%) Analytics
5 1 (1.59%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.59%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) C++
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) C
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) sed
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.94%) HND
3 5 (7.94%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCSA
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
5 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) NCDA
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.10%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) Mitel
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) EMC
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) CommVault
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.59%) Draytek
7 1 (1.59%) Polycom
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
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