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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 125 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 75 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 2.01% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.12% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 64
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,175 £21,400 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Aberdeenshire +1 15 £20,000 -27.92% 1
Glasgow 0 7 £32,500 +1.56% 1
North Lanarkshire +1 5 £52,500 +69.35%
Edinburgh -22 4 £42,000 +37.70% 2
Stirling - 2 - -
Aberdeen +17 1 £28,000 +6.66%
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) DNS
3 23 (34.85%) Windows 8
4 22 (33.33%) SLA
4 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 19 (28.79%) VoIP
5 19 (28.79%) Service Delivery
6 17 (25.76%) VMware
7 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
8 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.18%) Linux
10 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (15.15%) SQL
11 10 (15.15%) MS Office
11 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
12 9 (13.64%) DHCP
13 8 (12.12%) NetApp
13 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.12%) Office 365
14 7 (10.61%) SCCM
14 7 (10.61%) Citrix
15 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 6 (9.09%) Apache
15 6 (9.09%) SAN
15 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
15 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (7.58%) vSphere

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) JBoss
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.03%) Lync
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) DNS
2 19 (28.79%) VoIP
3 9 (13.64%) DHCP
4 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.09%) SAN
5 5 (7.58%) VPN
6 4 (6.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.06%) Firewall
7 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) NAS
9 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.52%) IMAP
9 1 (1.52%) SSH
9 1 (1.52%) VLAN
9 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.52%) Intranet
9 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
1 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
2 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Social Media
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows 8
3 12 (18.18%) Linux
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.58%) Android
7 5 (7.58%) UNIX
7 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.03%) Windows CE
9 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) CentOS
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Service Delivery
2 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL
4 2 (3.03%) ETL
4 2 (3.03%) ITSM
4 2 (3.03%) Data Management
4 2 (3.03%) Memory Management
5 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.52%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.52%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.52%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.52%) Workflow
5 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C++
3 4 (6.06%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) sed
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) HND
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) NCDA
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) NFS
5 2 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SnapMirror
3 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) NetApp
4 7 (10.61%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) Informatica
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) EMC
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) AppSense
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) CommVault
8 1 (1.52%) Wyse
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