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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 125 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.38% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.44% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 40
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,800 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(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 +5 20 £32,500 +15.04% 3
Glasgow -9 10 £36,250 +25.00% 3
Fife +2 2 £23,000 -17.85% 1
West Lothian - 2 £22,500 -
Stirling +9 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 37 (44.58%) Windows
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (27.71%) DNS
3 23 (27.71%) VoIP
4 20 (24.10%) Linux
5 19 (22.89%) VPN
5 19 (22.89%) Cisco
5 19 (22.89%) Finance
6 18 (21.69%) SLA
7 17 (20.48%) IIS
7 17 (20.48%) Degree
8 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.87%) ITIL
9 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
9 14 (16.87%) VMware
9 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
10 13 (15.66%) Unix
10 13 (15.66%) SQL
11 12 (14.46%) Firewall
11 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
12 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
12 11 (13.25%) Juniper
13 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
14 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
15 8 (9.64%) ADSL
15 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.64%) Perl

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 17 (20.48%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.64%) Apache
4 7 (8.43%) JBoss
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.61%) Lync
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) DNS
1 23 (27.71%) VoIP
2 19 (22.89%) VPN
3 12 (14.46%) Firewall
4 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.64%) ADSL
6 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
6 7 (8.43%) LLU
7 6 (7.23%) SSL
8 5 (6.02%) BGP
8 5 (6.02%) DHCP
8 5 (6.02%) EIGRP
8 5 (6.02%) Wireless
9 4 (4.82%) LAN
9 4 (4.82%) OSPF
9 4 (4.82%) WAN
10 3 (3.61%) IPsec
11 2 (2.41%) Internet
11 2 (2.41%) Intranet
11 2 (2.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
1 2 (2.41%) Maven
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) COM
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) Middleware
3 4 (4.82%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.61%) LAMP
5 2 (2.41%) Ajax
5 2 (2.41%) EJB
5 2 (2.41%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.41%) Java EE
5 2 (2.41%) JPA
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) ISPF
6 1 (1.20%) LINQ
6 1 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) Physics
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Linux
3 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.66%) Unix
5 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.82%) Solaris
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.23%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) Migration
4 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.23%) Project Management
5 5 (6.02%) Network Management
5 5 (6.02%) Service Management
6 4 (4.82%) ETL
6 4 (4.82%) High Availability
6 4 (4.82%) Memory Management
6 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.82%) Workflow
7 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) Perl
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) C
4 5 (6.02%) Python
5 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.82%) sed
6 3 (3.61%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) VBScript
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) NFS
4 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) XenApp
4 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) Squid
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Cisco
3 14 (16.87%) VMware
4 11 (13.25%) Juniper
5 5 (6.02%) Informatica
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
8 2 (2.41%) Google
8 2 (2.41%) Nortel
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.41%) Remedy
8 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.20%) Acronis
9 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.20%) Reuters
9 1 (1.20%) Sophos
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