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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 121 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.08% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.13% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 41
Average salary £30,750 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £15,750 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £56,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average 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
2732 3006 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.52% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1886 2479
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 15 £32,500 +15.04% 4
North Lanarkshire +5 11 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Glasgow -10 5 £32,500 +12.06%
West Lothian +3 3 £22,500 -13.46%
Aberdeen - 3 £23,500 -
Fife +2 1 £23,000 -17.85%
Inverclyde - 1 £21,000 -
Highlands - 1 £29,500 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £20,500 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
4 22 (28.95%) SLA
5 19 (25.00%) VMware
6 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 15 (19.74%) Degree
7 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
8 14 (18.42%) SQL
8 14 (18.42%) Finance
8 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 12 (15.79%) DNS
11 11 (14.47%) Linux
11 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
11 11 (14.47%) VPN
11 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.47%) Windows 8
12 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (13.16%) Firewall
12 10 (13.16%) Cisco
13 9 (11.84%) VoIP
13 9 (11.84%) Unix
13 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
14 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
14 8 (10.53%) ITIL
14 8 (10.53%) Java
14 8 (10.53%) .NET

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Line 500
2 2 (2.63%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) DNS
2 11 (14.47%) VPN
3 10 (13.16%) Firewall
4 9 (11.84%) VoIP
5 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.58%) BGP
6 5 (6.58%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.58%) SSL
7 4 (5.26%) LAN
7 4 (5.26%) OSPF
7 4 (5.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.95%) DHCP
8 3 (3.95%) IPsec
8 3 (3.95%) Wireless
9 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.63%) WebEx
10 1 (1.32%) MPLS
10 1 (1.32%) SAN
10 1 (1.32%) Skype
10 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) French Language
3 2 (2.63%) German Language
3 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.95%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) LAMP
3 2 (2.63%) LINQ
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (1.32%) ISPF
4 1 (1.32%) ODBC
4 1 (1.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) Physics
4 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.47%) Linux
4 11 (14.47%) Windows 8
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (11.84%) Unix
7 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) CentOS
10 1 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
2 8 (10.53%) Change Management
2 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Service Management
3 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.21%) Network Management
3 7 (9.21%) Project Management
4 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.26%) High Availability
5 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.95%) CRM
6 3 (3.95%) Workflow
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.63%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.63%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.63%) Software License Management
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) C#
4 5 (6.58%) C
5 4 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
7 2 (2.63%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) HND
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) Squid
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco
4 8 (10.53%) Apple
5 6 (7.89%) Juniper
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.26%) Sage
8 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.95%) F5
9 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) Informatica
9 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.63%) Nortel
9 2 (2.63%) Reuters
9 2 (2.63%) Trend Micro
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