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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 122 117 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.34% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.41% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 36
Average salary £28,500 £24,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Edinburgh +2 20 £28,500 +3.63% 3
Glasgow +15 6 £29,000 +26.08% 2
Aberdeen +6 2 £30,000 +19.40% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £17,000 -
Fife - 1 £18,250 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 32 (38.55%) VMware
4 28 (33.73%) DNS
5 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
6 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
7 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (26.51%) Windows XP
9 20 (24.10%) Linux
9 20 (24.10%) MS Office
9 20 (24.10%) Windows 7
10 19 (22.89%) SLA
11 18 (21.69%) Cisco
11 18 (21.69%) Degree
12 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
13 15 (18.07%) VoIP
13 15 (18.07%) ITIL
13 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (16.87%) SQL
15 13 (15.66%) DHCP
15 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
16 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
16 10 (12.05%) VPN
17 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
17 8 (9.64%) Citrix
17 8 (9.64%) .NET
17 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 7 (8.43%) Finance
18 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.61%) Lync
5 3 (3.61%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 20 (24.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) DNS
2 15 (18.07%) VoIP
3 13 (15.66%) DHCP
4 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.05%) VPN
5 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
6 7 (8.43%) WAN
6 7 (8.43%) LAN
7 5 (6.02%) Firewall
7 5 (6.02%) Wireless
8 3 (3.61%) IPsec
8 3 (3.61%) SSL
8 3 (3.61%) SSH
8 3 (3.61%) ADSL
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.41%) LLU
9 2 (2.41%) SAN
9 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.41%) COM
3 2 (2.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.41%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.61%) Social Media
2 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Handset
4 1 (1.20%) Equities
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.20%) Derivative
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (26.51%) Windows XP
4 20 (24.10%) Linux
4 20 (24.10%) Windows 7
5 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.02%) UNIX
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.82%) Solaris
10 3 (3.61%) Windows CE
10 3 (3.61%) Android
10 3 (3.61%) CentOS
10 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.61%) Content Management
4 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
4 3 (3.61%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.61%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (3.61%) Scrum
5 2 (2.41%) Coaching
5 2 (2.41%) Line Management
5 2 (2.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (2.41%) Memory Management
5 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.41%) TDD
5 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.41%) CRM
5 2 (2.41%) ERP
5 2 (2.41%) ETL
6 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) Python
3 5 (6.02%) C++
4 4 (4.82%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.82%) C#
5 3 (3.61%) C
5 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.41%) sed
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.23%) MCSE
4 5 (6.02%) HND
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
5 3 (3.61%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.41%) NCDA
7 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) HNC
7 1 (1.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) vSphere
4 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) VMware
3 18 (21.69%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Citrix
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 3 (3.61%) EMC
6 3 (3.61%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) Apple
6 3 (3.61%) CommVault
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Sun
7 2 (2.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.41%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.20%) Draytek
8 1 (1.20%) Polycom
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