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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 102 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 73 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 1.86% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.96% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 44
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,200 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 32 £29,500 -9.23% 7
Glasgow -12 14 £28,500 -8.06% 2
Aberdeen +12 11 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Fife +5 3 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Aberdeenshire +4 3 £20,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £36,250 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £20,750 -
West Lothian - 2 £19,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 £29,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (54.74%) Windows
2 45 (32.85%) Linux
3 44 (32.12%) VMware
4 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 35 (25.55%) MS Excel
6 33 (24.09%) DNS
6 33 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (23.36%) ITIL
8 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (20.44%) SLA
10 26 (18.98%) MS Exchange
11 23 (16.79%) Windows XP
11 23 (16.79%) Cisco
11 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
11 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (16.06%) SQL
13 21 (15.33%) .NET
13 21 (15.33%) Java
13 21 (15.33%) MCSE
13 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (14.60%) Service Delivery
15 19 (13.87%) MCITP
15 19 (13.87%) DHCP
16 17 (12.41%) VoIP
16 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
16 17 (12.41%) Finance
17 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (10.95%) MCTS
18 15 (10.95%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (18.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.38%) IIS
5 5 (3.65%) Lync
6 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 35 (25.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 2 (1.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.73%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) DNS
2 19 (13.87%) DHCP
3 17 (12.41%) VoIP
4 15 (10.95%) VPN
5 14 (10.22%) SAN
5 14 (10.22%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.57%) Firewall
7 8 (5.84%) LAN
8 7 (5.11%) Wireless
8 7 (5.11%) WAN
9 6 (4.38%) ADSL
10 5 (3.65%) LLU
10 5 (3.65%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.65%) MPLS
11 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.92%) xDSL
11 4 (2.92%) Junos
11 4 (2.92%) Internet
11 4 (2.92%) SSL
11 4 (2.92%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) DB2
4 1 (0.73%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.92%) Electronics
3 4 (2.92%) Games
3 4 (2.92%) French Language
4 3 (2.19%) German Language
4 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Military
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) .NET
2 10 (7.30%) COM
3 6 (4.38%) XML
4 5 (3.65%) Web Services
5 3 (2.19%) Java EE
5 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.19%) WAP
5 3 (2.19%) Middleware
6 2 (1.46%) SOAP
7 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.73%) J2EE
7 1 (0.73%) HTML
7 1 (0.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
3 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.65%) Open Source
4 3 (2.19%) iPhone
4 3 (2.19%) Clustering
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
5 2 (1.46%) PDA
5 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.73%) EPoS
6 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (54.74%) Windows
2 45 (32.85%) Linux
3 33 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (16.79%) Windows XP
4 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
6 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.03%) Android
8 10 (7.30%) Windows CE
8 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.57%) UNIX
10 4 (2.92%) CentOS
10 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.46%) Solaris
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.11%) Incident Management
3 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
4 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (3.65%) Information Security
5 5 (3.65%) CRM
5 5 (3.65%) Coaching
5 5 (3.65%) Transition Management
6 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.19%) Change Management
7 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.46%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.46%) Line Management
8 2 (1.46%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.46%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (1.46%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.46%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.46%) Scrum
8 2 (1.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) Java
3 10 (7.30%) C++
3 10 (7.30%) Python
4 9 (6.57%) C
4 9 (6.57%) C#
4 9 (6.57%) Perl
5 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.19%) PHP
9 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) MCSE
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.87%) MCITP
3 15 (10.95%) MCTS
3 15 (10.95%) MCSA
4 12 (8.76%) Degree
5 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.11%) CCNA
7 5 (3.65%) Postgraduate
8 4 (2.92%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.19%) HND
10 2 (1.46%) HNC
11 1 (0.73%) CCSE
11 1 (0.73%) CCSA
11 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.73%) CIMA
11 1 (0.73%) CCDA
11 1 (0.73%) CCIE
11 1 (0.73%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.73%) Postfix
4 1 (0.73%) XenServer
4 1 (0.73%) Squid
4 1 (0.73%) Openswan
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
1 6 (4.38%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.73%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) VMware
2 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.79%) Cisco
4 15 (10.95%) Juniper
5 14 (10.22%) Citrix
6 8 (5.84%) Oracle
6 8 (5.84%) HP
7 7 (5.11%) EMC
7 7 (5.11%) Apple
8 5 (3.65%) FrontRange
8 5 (3.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.92%) Meru Networks
9 4 (2.92%) Symantec
9 4 (2.92%) CommVault
9 4 (2.92%) Google
9 4 (2.92%) Veeam
9 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 3 (2.19%) JBoss
10 3 (2.19%) NetApp
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