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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 99 94 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 72 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.97% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.08% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 38
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,050
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 24 £33,000 -4.34% 4
Glasgow -2 21 £32,000 +6.66% 4
North Lanarkshire - 10 £31,000 -
Aberdeen +1 6 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Aberdeenshire +4 3 £20,500 -
Fife - 3 £31,500 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £20,750 - 2
Dundee +2 1 £19,000 -
Stirling - 1 £29,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 44 (34.38%) Linux
3 40 (31.25%) VMware
4 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
5 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
6 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (21.09%) ITIL
8 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
8 23 (17.97%) DNS
8 23 (17.97%) SLA
9 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (15.63%) MCSE
11 19 (14.84%) Java
12 18 (14.06%) MCITP
12 18 (14.06%) Cisco
13 17 (13.28%) Finance
14 16 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 16 (12.50%) SQL
14 16 (12.50%) Windows XP
15 15 (11.72%) MCSA
15 15 (11.72%) .NET
15 15 (11.72%) MCTS
16 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (10.94%) DHCP
16 14 (10.94%) Juniper
16 14 (10.94%) SAN
16 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.91%) IIS
5 4 (3.13%) Lync
6 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.78%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.97%) DNS
2 14 (10.94%) SAN
2 14 (10.94%) DHCP
3 13 (10.16%) VoIP
4 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.38%) VPN
5 10 (7.81%) Firewall
6 7 (5.47%) LAN
7 6 (4.69%) WAN
7 6 (4.69%) Wireless
8 5 (3.91%) MPLS
8 5 (3.91%) ADSL
9 4 (3.13%) POP3
9 4 (3.13%) SMTP
9 4 (3.13%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.13%) Internet
9 4 (3.13%) LLU
9 4 (3.13%) IMAP
9 4 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (3.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Subversion
1 2 (1.56%) Maven
1 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.78%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Games
3 4 (3.13%) French Language
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
5 2 (1.56%) German Language
5 2 (1.56%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) .NET
2 10 (7.81%) COM
3 5 (3.91%) Web Services
3 5 (3.91%) XML
4 3 (2.34%) Middleware
4 3 (2.34%) Java EE
5 2 (1.56%) WAP
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.91%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) Open Source
4 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.34%) Physics
5 2 (1.56%) iPhone
5 2 (1.56%) iPad
5 2 (1.56%) PDA
6 1 (0.78%) SCADA
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.00%) Windows
2 44 (34.38%) Linux
3 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.81%) Android
9 9 (7.03%) Apple iOS
9 9 (7.03%) UNIX
9 9 (7.03%) Windows CE
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.56%) CentOS
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.56%) 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 (21.09%) ITIL
2 16 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (4.69%) CRM
5 5 (3.91%) Information Security
5 5 (3.91%) Transition Management
6 3 (2.34%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.34%) Change Management
7 2 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.56%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.56%) Software Distribution
7 2 (1.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (0.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.78%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) Java
2 16 (12.50%) SQL
3 13 (10.16%) Perl
4 9 (7.03%) C#
5 8 (6.25%) C++
5 8 (6.25%) C
5 8 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) MCSE
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.06%) MCITP
3 15 (11.72%) MCTS
3 15 (11.72%) MCSA
4 9 (7.03%) Degree
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.69%) CCNA
7 5 (3.91%) Postgraduate
8 4 (3.13%) HNC
8 4 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.56%) HND
11 1 (0.78%) PhD
11 1 (0.78%) CCDA
11 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.78%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.78%) ACCA
11 1 (0.78%) CIMA
11 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
5 1 (0.78%) Openswan
5 1 (0.78%) Postfix
5 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) SCCM
2 5 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.13%) SCOM
3 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) VMware
2 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.06%) Cisco
4 14 (10.94%) Juniper
5 12 (9.38%) Citrix
6 9 (7.03%) HP
7 7 (5.47%) Oracle
8 6 (4.69%) EMC
9 5 (3.91%) Apple
9 5 (3.91%) FrontRange
9 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.13%) Google
10 4 (3.13%) Veeam
10 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.13%) Symantec
10 4 (3.13%) IBM
10 4 (3.13%) Meru Networks
11 3 (2.34%) JBoss
11 3 (2.34%) CommVault
11 3 (2.34%) Sage
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Borders
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Scottish Borders
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Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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