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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 132 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 73 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.95% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.06% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 41 38
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 14 - - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 5 £52,500 +69.35%
Glasgow -10 4 £36,250 +13.28%
Edinburgh -26 4 - - 1
Stirling +9 2 - -
Falkirk - 2 £28,750 -
Dundee -4 1 - -
West Lothian -6 1 - -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) DNS
3 27 (38.57%) SLA
3 27 (38.57%) Windows 8
4 25 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 24 (34.29%) VoIP
6 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.00%) VMware
8 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 11 (15.71%) Linux
10 10 (14.29%) SQL
10 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.86%) MS Office
11 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (11.43%) NetApp
13 7 (10.00%) SCCM
14 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
14 6 (8.57%) Office 365
14 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.57%) Apache
14 6 (8.57%) DHCP
14 6 (8.57%) Citrix
14 6 (8.57%) SAN
15 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
15 5 (7.14%) JBoss
15 5 (7.14%) UNIX
15 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.14%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.86%) Lync
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) DNS
2 24 (34.29%) VoIP
3 6 (8.57%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 4 (5.71%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) LAN
4 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.86%) NAS
6 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) POP3
7 1 (1.43%) SMTP
7 1 (1.43%) LDAP
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) CSS
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
1 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.86%) Replication
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.43%) Social Media
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows 8
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.14%) UNIX
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.14%) Android
7 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.29%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.86%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.86%) Data Management
4 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
4 2 (2.86%) ITSM
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL
4 2 (2.86%) ERP
4 2 (2.86%) ETL
4 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 2 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.43%) CRM
5 1 (1.43%) Workflow
5 1 (1.43%) Change Management
5 1 (1.43%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.71%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) C
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) sed
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) NCDA
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) HND
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) vSphere
4 3 (4.29%) NFS
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) SnapMirror
3 2 (2.86%) SnapVault
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) NetApp
4 6 (8.57%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) Informatica
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) Apple
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 2 (2.86%) SAP
8 2 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (2.86%) Dell
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) Sophos
9 1 (1.43%) Wyse
9 1 (1.43%) CommVault
9 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.43%) AppSense
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Acronis
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