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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 98 84 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 78 82 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 2.50% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.62% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 33
Average salary £31,250 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £24,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 27 £30,500 -8.27% 4
Glasgow -12 20 £32,000 +6.66% 4
North Lanarkshire - 13 £31,000 - 1
Fife - 9 £31,500 - 1
Aberdeen -3 4 £26,250 -34.37% 1
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 - 2
South Ayrshire -1 1 £25,000 -
Dundee -4 1 £19,000 -55.29%
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (49.61%) Windows
2 44 (34.11%) Linux
3 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.68%) VMware
4 31 (24.03%) MS Excel
5 30 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (20.93%) ITIL
7 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
8 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
9 20 (15.50%) SLA
9 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (15.50%) MCSE
10 19 (14.73%) DNS
11 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (13.18%) MCITP
13 16 (12.40%) Finance
14 15 (11.63%) MCSA
14 15 (11.63%) SQL
14 15 (11.63%) Cisco
15 14 (10.85%) Citrix
15 14 (10.85%) Juniper
15 14 (10.85%) Java
15 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
15 14 (10.85%) DHCP
15 14 (10.85%) MCTS
15 14 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
16 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.88%) IIS
6 4 (3.10%) Lync
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Gentran
Applications
1 31 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) KANA IQ
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.10%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) DNS
2 14 (10.85%) DHCP
3 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.30%) SAN
5 11 (8.53%) VPN
6 9 (6.98%) LAN
6 9 (6.98%) VoIP
7 8 (6.20%) WAN
8 7 (5.43%) Firewall
9 6 (4.65%) Wireless
10 5 (3.88%) IMAP
10 5 (3.88%) POP3
10 5 (3.88%) SMTP
10 5 (3.88%) ADSL
10 5 (3.88%) MPLS
11 4 (3.10%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.10%) xDSL
11 4 (3.10%) Junos
11 4 (3.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (1.55%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Subversion
1 2 (1.55%) Maven
1 2 (1.55%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Games
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) French Language
4 3 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.55%) German Language
5 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 10 (7.75%) COM
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (1.55%) WAP
5 2 (1.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.88%) PKI
3 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Physics
5 2 (1.55%) CMDB
5 2 (1.55%) iPhone
5 2 (1.55%) Open Source
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
5 2 (1.55%) EPoS
5 2 (1.55%) PDA
6 1 (0.78%) CCTV
6 1 (0.78%) SCADA
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 64 (49.61%) Windows
2 44 (34.11%) Linux
3 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.75%) Android
8 10 (7.75%) UNIX
9 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.98%) Windows CE
10 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.55%) CentOS
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.78%) Debian
12 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) ITIL
2 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.65%) CRM
5 5 (3.88%) Information Security
5 5 (3.88%) Software Engineering
5 5 (3.88%) Transition Management
6 4 (3.10%) OOP
6 4 (3.10%) OO
7 3 (2.33%) Service Management
7 3 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.33%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (1.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.55%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.55%) Software Testing
9 1 (0.78%) TDD
9 1 (0.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 14 (10.85%) Java
3 9 (6.98%) Perl
4 8 (6.20%) C
4 8 (6.20%) C++
5 6 (4.65%) C#
6 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.10%) Python
7 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.55%) VBScript
8 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) MCSE
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.18%) MCITP
3 15 (11.63%) MCSA
4 14 (10.85%) MCTS
5 10 (7.75%) Degree
6 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.65%) CCNA
8 5 (3.88%) Postgraduate
9 4 (3.10%) HNC
9 4 (3.10%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) HND
12 1 (0.78%) MCP
12 1 (0.78%) CCDA
12 1 (0.78%) PhD
12 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.78%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.43%) XenApp
4 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.78%) Openswan
6 1 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.78%) Squid
6 1 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.65%) SCOM
4 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.55%) WSUS
6 2 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
1 37 (28.68%) VMware
2 15 (11.63%) Cisco
3 14 (10.85%) Citrix
3 14 (10.85%) Juniper
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle
4 9 (6.98%) HP
5 7 (5.43%) Symantec
6 6 (4.65%) EMC
6 6 (4.65%) Apple
7 5 (3.88%) FrontRange
7 5 (3.88%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.10%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.10%) Pega
8 4 (3.10%) Veeam
8 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.10%) KANA
8 4 (3.10%) IBM
8 4 (3.10%) Meru Networks
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