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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 107 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.36% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.42% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 19
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,200 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £30,300
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
2151 2818 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.98% 95.56% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1813 1908
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -1 15 £27,500 -15.38%
Glasgow +20 6 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Fife +5 1 £26,500 +15.21%
Aberdeen +4 1 £24,000 -34.24%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
West Lothian -4 1 £42,500 +88.88%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
3 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
4 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
5 23 (34.33%) DNS
6 20 (29.85%) Cisco
7 18 (26.87%) ITIL
8 17 (25.37%) SQL
8 17 (25.37%) SCCM
9 16 (23.88%) LAN
10 15 (22.39%) Degree
11 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
12 13 (19.40%) Linux
12 13 (19.40%) VMware
13 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
13 12 (17.91%) MCSE
13 12 (17.91%) WAN
13 12 (17.91%) VPN
13 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (14.93%) Firewall
14 10 (14.93%) Finance
14 10 (14.93%) DHCP
15 9 (13.43%) Citrix
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.43%) XenApp
15 9 (13.43%) Skype

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 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) DNS
2 16 (23.88%) LAN
3 12 (17.91%) VPN
3 12 (17.91%) WAN
4 10 (14.93%) DHCP
4 10 (14.93%) Firewall
5 9 (13.43%) Skype
6 6 (8.96%) Internet
6 6 (8.96%) SAN
7 4 (5.97%) MPLS
7 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
9 2 (2.99%) BGP
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.99%) OSPF
9 2 (2.99%) SSL
9 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.99%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) French Language
2 1 (1.49%) German Language
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) EPoS
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.40%) Linux
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.45%) OpenVMS
7 7 (10.45%) Windows 2000
8 6 (8.96%) Unix
9 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.49%) CentOS
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.96%) Change Management
3 6 (8.96%) Coaching
3 6 (8.96%) Network Management
3 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Change Control
4 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.46%) Line Management
4 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.46%) QMS
4 5 (7.46%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Data Extraction
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C++
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.91%) MCSE
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.45%) CCNA
5 7 (10.45%) HND
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.49%) CCENT
8 1 (1.49%) HNC
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.43%) XenApp
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 8 (11.94%) SCOM
3 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (7.46%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.97%) DameWare
6 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.99%) Iperf
8 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.49%) Puppet
8 1 (1.49%) SCSM
8 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle
6 7 (10.45%) F5
7 6 (8.96%) HP
7 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.46%) Dell
8 5 (7.46%) Juniper
9 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.48%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.48%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.99%) Avaya
10 2 (2.99%) Sage
11 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.49%) Progress
11 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro
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