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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 123 123 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 43 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.32% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.39% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 54
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £35,800 £36,050
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 16 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Aberdeen +13 9 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Glasgow +3 7 £33,750 +7.14% 2
Fife - 3 £28,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (63.06%) Windows
2 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.94%) VMware
4 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 33 (29.73%) Linux
6 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (27.03%) DNS
8 27 (24.32%) SLA
9 25 (22.52%) Windows XP
10 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
11 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
11 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (20.72%) ITIL
12 22 (19.82%) Cisco
12 22 (19.82%) MS Office
12 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (18.92%) Windows 7
13 21 (18.92%) VoIP
14 20 (18.02%) Service Delivery
15 19 (17.12%) SQL
16 18 (16.22%) Degree
16 18 (16.22%) .NET
17 14 (12.61%) Java
18 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (9.91%) DHCP
19 11 (9.91%) SAN
20 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.70%) Lync
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Taleo
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.03%) DNS
2 21 (18.92%) VoIP
3 11 (9.91%) DHCP
3 11 (9.91%) SAN
4 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.11%) Ethernet
5 9 (8.11%) WAN
5 9 (8.11%) LAN
6 7 (6.31%) Firewall
7 6 (5.41%) VPN
8 4 (3.60%) ADSL
9 3 (2.70%) Wireless
9 3 (2.70%) LLU
10 2 (1.80%) IPsec
10 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.80%) SSH
10 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.80%) SSL
11 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) DTS
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Retail
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) German Language
4 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) XML
3 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.70%) COM
4 3 (2.70%) Middleware
4 3 (2.70%) Java EE
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
6 1 (0.90%) WAP
6 1 (0.90%) CSS
6 1 (0.90%) SOAP
6 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Open Source
2 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) DTV
5 1 (0.90%) Handset
5 1 (0.90%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.90%) Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) iPhone
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (63.06%) Windows
2 33 (29.73%) Linux
3 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (22.52%) Windows XP
5 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (18.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.21%) UNIX
9 7 (6.31%) Android
10 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.41%) Windows CE
11 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.80%) CentOS
13 2 (1.80%) Solaris
14 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) Service Delivery
3 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.60%) Mentoring
4 4 (3.60%) CRM
5 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.70%) Change Management
5 3 (2.70%) Scrum
5 3 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (1.80%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.80%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.80%) ERP
6 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.80%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (1.80%) Line Management
6 2 (1.80%) TDD
6 2 (1.80%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.90%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) C#
3 10 (9.01%) Python
4 9 (8.11%) Perl
5 7 (6.31%) C++
6 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.50%) C
8 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.01%) MCSE
4 9 (8.11%) MCITP
5 7 (6.31%) MCTS
5 7 (6.31%) MCSA
6 5 (4.50%) HND
7 2 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.80%) NCDA
8 1 (0.90%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) HNC
8 1 (0.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.94%) VMware
3 22 (19.82%) Cisco
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 7 (6.31%) Citrix
6 5 (4.50%) EMC
7 4 (3.60%) HP
7 4 (3.60%) CommVault
7 4 (3.60%) Google
8 3 (2.70%) Juniper
8 3 (2.70%) NetApp
8 3 (2.70%) Sage
8 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) Sun
9 2 (1.80%) Avaya
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.80%) Apple
9 2 (1.80%) F5
9 2 (1.80%) Twitter
9 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
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