The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 123 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.37% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.44% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 43
Median salary £29,000 £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £15,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
2728 2851 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1817 2435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 17 £32,500 +2.36% 3
North Lanarkshire +5 12 £26,750 -37.05%
Glasgow -29 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Aberdeen +11 2 £23,500 -16.07% 1
West Lothian +1 2 £22,500 -13.46%
Fife 0 1 £30,500 +8.92%
Highlands - 1 £29,500 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 22 (28.21%) SLA
5 19 (24.36%) Linux
6 17 (21.79%) VMware
7 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.95%) Cisco
8 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
8 14 (17.95%) Degree
8 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
9 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (16.67%) DNS
9 13 (16.67%) Juniper
10 12 (15.38%) SQL
10 12 (15.38%) Finance
11 11 (14.10%) Firewall
11 11 (14.10%) VPN
11 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
11 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
12 10 (12.82%) F5
12 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
12 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.82%) VoIP
12 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
12 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
12 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
13 9 (11.54%) MS Office

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Line 500
2 2 (2.56%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.67%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) Firewall
3 11 (14.10%) VPN
4 10 (12.82%) VoIP
5 6 (7.69%) WebEx
6 5 (6.41%) BGP
6 5 (6.41%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
6 5 (6.41%) WAN
7 4 (5.13%) IPsec
7 4 (5.13%) OSPF
7 4 (5.13%) SSL
8 3 (3.85%) Wireless
9 2 (2.56%) ADSL
9 2 (2.56%) DHCP
9 2 (2.56%) Internet
9 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.56%) SMTP
10 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) French Language
2 6 (7.69%) German Language
2 6 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) LINQ
3 2 (2.56%) Middleware
3 2 (2.56%) WPF
4 1 (1.28%) ISPF
4 1 (1.28%) LAMP
4 1 (1.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Physics
4 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.26%) Mac OS X
7 8 (10.26%) Unix
7 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.28%) CentOS
11 1 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.26%) Network Management
2 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Service Management
4 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.69%) Change Management
4 6 (7.69%) Presales
4 6 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (5.13%) CRM
5 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.85%) High Availability
6 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.56%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) C
4 4 (5.13%) C++
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 2 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) Squid
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.79%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Cisco
4 13 (16.67%) Juniper
5 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.82%) F5
6 9 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 8 (10.26%) Apple
8 6 (7.69%) Kaspersky
8 6 (7.69%) Trend Micro
9 5 (6.41%) HP
9 5 (6.41%) Sage
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 2 (2.56%) Fidessa
11 2 (2.56%) Informatica
11 2 (2.56%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) Nortel
11 2 (2.56%) Reuters
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