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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 108 109 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 58 51 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.62% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.71% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 62
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £39,000 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -3 22 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Aberdeen +13 14 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Glasgow -2 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Aberdeenshire +6 2 £20,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £19,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £20,750 -
Fife +2 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Stirling - 1 £29,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 74 (55.64%) Windows
2 46 (34.59%) VMware
3 43 (32.33%) Linux
3 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (29.32%) MS Excel
5 36 (27.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (24.81%) DNS
7 31 (23.31%) ITIL
8 29 (21.80%) SLA
8 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (20.30%) MS Exchange
10 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (18.05%) .NET
12 23 (17.29%) Windows XP
12 23 (17.29%) Active Directory
13 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
13 22 (16.54%) SQL
14 21 (15.79%) Java
14 21 (15.79%) Cisco
15 19 (14.29%) DHCP
16 18 (13.53%) MCSE
16 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (13.53%) MCITP
17 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2007
17 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (12.03%) Finance
18 16 (12.03%) VoIP
19 15 (11.28%) MCSA
19 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (11.28%) Citrix

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (20.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.51%) Lync
5 4 (3.01%) IIS
6 3 (2.26%) JBoss
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (29.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Taleo
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.81%) DNS
2 19 (14.29%) DHCP
3 16 (12.03%) VoIP
4 14 (10.53%) SAN
5 12 (9.02%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.02%) VPN
6 10 (7.52%) LAN
7 9 (6.77%) WAN
8 8 (6.02%) Firewall
9 7 (5.26%) Wireless
10 4 (3.01%) LLU
10 4 (3.01%) IMAP
10 4 (3.01%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.01%) xDSL
10 4 (3.01%) Junos
10 4 (3.01%) POP3
10 4 (3.01%) SMTP
10 4 (3.01%) Ethernet
10 4 (3.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.75%) DTS
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Electronics
3 4 (3.01%) Games
3 4 (3.01%) French Language
4 3 (2.26%) German Language
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.05%) .NET
2 8 (6.02%) COM
3 6 (4.51%) XML
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) Middleware
6 3 (2.26%) Java EE
7 2 (1.50%) WAP
7 2 (1.50%) SOAP
8 1 (0.75%) CSS
8 1 (0.75%) HTML
8 1 (0.75%) J2EE
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.76%) Open Source
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) PKI
4 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.26%) Clustering
5 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.50%) PDA
6 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) iPhone
6 2 (1.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 74 (55.64%) Windows
2 43 (32.33%) Linux
3 36 (27.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (17.29%) Windows XP
6 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (11.28%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.27%) UNIX
7 11 (8.27%) Android
8 10 (7.52%) Windows CE
8 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.26%) Solaris
10 3 (2.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 6 (4.51%) Software Engineering
5 5 (3.76%) Information Security
5 5 (3.76%) Transition Management
5 5 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.76%) Coaching
6 3 (2.26%) TDD
6 3 (2.26%) Change Management
6 3 (2.26%) CRM
6 3 (2.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.26%) Scrum
7 2 (1.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.50%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.50%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.54%) SQL
2 21 (15.79%) Java
3 10 (7.52%) C#
3 10 (7.52%) C++
3 10 (7.52%) Python
4 9 (6.77%) C
4 9 (6.77%) Perl
5 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
9 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) MCSE
1 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (13.53%) MCITP
2 15 (11.28%) MCTS
2 15 (11.28%) MCSA
3 14 (10.53%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.76%) CCNA
5 5 (3.76%) Postgraduate
6 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.26%) HND
8 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.50%) NCDA
9 1 (0.75%) CCIE
9 1 (0.75%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.75%) ACCA
9 1 (0.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
2 4 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (34.59%) VMware
2 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.79%) Cisco
4 15 (11.28%) Citrix
5 12 (9.02%) Juniper
6 9 (6.77%) EMC
6 9 (6.77%) Oracle
6 9 (6.77%) HP
7 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 6 (4.51%) CommVault
7 6 (4.51%) Apple
8 5 (3.76%) FrontRange
9 4 (3.01%) Veeam
9 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.01%) Symantec
9 4 (3.01%) Google
9 4 (3.01%) Meru Networks
9 4 (3.01%) NetApp
10 3 (2.26%) SAP
10 3 (2.26%) Sage
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