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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 118 117 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 56 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.46% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.54% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 76
Average salary £27,750 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.48% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,750 £19,250 £22,625
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.33%
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 10 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Glasgow +6 9 £15,750 -40.56% 3
Aberdeenshire +2 7 £20,000 -34.42% 1
Fife 0 3 £28,000 -11.11%
West Lothian +1 2 £26,000 +30.00%
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £42,500 +193.10%
Aberdeen +9 1 £28,000 -17.03% 1
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (37.88%) DNS
4 23 (34.85%) VMware
5 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
6 18 (27.27%) Linux
7 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 15 (22.73%) SLA
8 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (19.70%) Windows 8
9 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.70%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.67%) VoIP
11 11 (16.67%) DHCP
11 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.15%) MS Office
13 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
13 9 (13.64%) Cisco
13 9 (13.64%) VPN
13 9 (13.64%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
14 8 (12.12%) Citrix
14 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.61%) Apache
15 7 (10.61%) Firewall
15 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (9.09%) Office 365

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.61%) Apache
4 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.09%) JBoss
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.55%) IIS
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.52%) Lync
9 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) VoIP
2 11 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (13.64%) VPN
4 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.61%) Firewall
6 6 (9.09%) SAN
6 6 (9.09%) LAN
7 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.06%) WAN
9 3 (4.55%) Wireless
10 2 (3.03%) NAS
10 2 (3.03%) VLAN
10 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.03%) ADSL
11 1 (1.52%) SSL
11 1 (1.52%) PBX
11 1 (1.52%) POP3
11 1 (1.52%) SMTP
11 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Social Media
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
2 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) Equities
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Derivative
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.70%) Windows 8
5 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.09%) UNIX
9 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
10 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.03%) Android
11 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.03%) Windows CE
11 2 (3.03%) Solaris
12 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (4.55%) ETL
3 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.55%) Memory Management
3 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.03%) Coaching
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
4 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.03%) Data Management
4 2 (3.03%) Content Management
4 2 (3.03%) ERP
4 2 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.52%) Workflow
5 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.52%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Python
2 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.58%) Perl
3 5 (7.58%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.55%) sed
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) HND
5 3 (4.55%) MCP
5 3 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) NCDA
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) HNC
7 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.58%) vSphere
5 3 (4.55%) NFS
5 3 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco
4 8 (12.12%) Citrix
5 6 (9.09%) Informatica
6 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) Apple
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) CommVault
9 1 (1.52%) Websense
9 1 (1.52%) F5
9 1 (1.52%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
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