The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.28% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 19
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,250 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
2163 2832 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.48% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1862 1910
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 24 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Glasgow +19 8 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £24,000 -
Fife - 1 £26,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 - 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (72.84%) Windows
2 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
5 25 (30.86%) DNS
6 23 (28.40%) Cisco
7 21 (25.93%) SQL
8 19 (23.46%) ITIL
8 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
9 18 (22.22%) Linux
9 18 (22.22%) VMware
9 18 (22.22%) Degree
10 17 (20.99%) SCCM
10 17 (20.99%) Windows XP
10 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
10 17 (20.99%) LAN
11 15 (18.52%) VPN
11 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (17.28%) Firewall
13 13 (16.05%) WAN
14 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
15 11 (13.58%) SLA
15 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.35%) F5
16 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (12.35%) MCSE
16 10 (12.35%) Oracle
17 9 (11.11%) Windows 2000

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) G Suite
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) DNS
2 17 (20.99%) LAN
3 15 (18.52%) VPN
4 14 (17.28%) Firewall
5 13 (16.05%) WAN
6 9 (11.11%) DHCP
7 8 (9.88%) Skype
8 7 (8.64%) Internet
8 7 (8.64%) SAN
9 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.17%) MPLS
11 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.70%) BGP
12 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.70%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.70%) OSPF
12 3 (3.70%) VoIP
12 3 (3.70%) WebEx
13 2 (2.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) French Language
2 3 (3.70%) German Language
2 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.41%) Data Extraction
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (72.84%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.22%) Linux
4 17 (20.99%) Windows XP
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.11%) OpenVMS
7 9 (11.11%) Unix
7 9 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) CentOS
10 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.47%) Solaris
10 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Change Management
2 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
2 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
2 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.64%) Coaching
3 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.41%) Network Management
4 6 (7.41%) Project Management
4 6 (7.41%) Service Management
5 5 (6.17%) Change Control
5 5 (6.17%) Line Management
5 5 (6.17%) QMS
5 5 (6.17%) Quality Management
6 4 (4.94%) DevOps
7 3 (3.70%) Presales
8 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) C++
3 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 7 (8.64%) CCNA
4 7 (8.64%) HND
5 4 (4.94%) CCNP
5 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.23%) CCENT
7 1 (1.23%) HNC
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) SCOM
2 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (6.17%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.94%) DameWare
5 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.70%) Puppet
6 2 (2.47%) Iperf
7 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.23%) SCSM
7 1 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) Cisco
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 10 (12.35%) F5
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle
5 8 (9.88%) Citrix
5 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.64%) Juniper
7 6 (7.41%) HP
8 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.17%) Dell
9 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.70%) Kaspersky
9 3 (3.70%) Trend Micro
9 3 (3.70%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.47%) Avaya
10 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.47%) Sage
11 1 (1.23%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago