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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 117 138 106
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 35 32 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 0.98% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.02% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 40
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
2671 3128 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.91% 95.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2007 2298
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 15 £40,000 -4.76%
West Lothian - 11 £22,500 -
Glasgow +2 5 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Fife - 3 £30,500 -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £28,500 -45.71%
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Linux
3 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.03%) SLA
5 20 (27.03%) VMware
6 17 (22.97%) F5
7 16 (21.62%) Juniper
8 15 (20.27%) Service Delivery
8 15 (20.27%) Blue Coat
8 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
8 15 (20.27%) CheckPoint
8 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.57%) Cisco
9 13 (17.57%) DNS
9 13 (17.57%) Firewall
9 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
9 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
10 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
11 11 (14.86%) SQL
11 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (13.51%) Kaspersky
12 10 (13.51%) Trend Micro
12 10 (13.51%) Degree
12 10 (13.51%) French Language
12 10 (13.51%) German Language
12 10 (13.51%) Spanish Language
12 10 (13.51%) WebEx

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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Line 500
2 1 (1.35%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
2 13 (17.57%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) WebEx
4 8 (10.81%) VPN
5 6 (8.11%) WAN
6 5 (6.76%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) ADSL
7 4 (5.41%) Internet
7 4 (5.41%) VoIP
8 3 (4.05%) SMTP
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.70%) Wireless
9 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.35%) FWSM
10 1 (1.35%) SHDSL
10 1 (1.35%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.35%) GIS
2 1 (1.35%) Spatial Data
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (13.51%) French Language
1 10 (13.51%) German Language
1 10 (13.51%) Spanish Language
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.35%) LINQ
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) ODBC
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.11%) Mac OS X
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Vista
8 5 (6.76%) Unix
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.70%) OpenVMS
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Service Delivery
2 10 (13.51%) Presales
3 8 (10.81%) CRM
4 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.05%) Email Filtering
8 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.05%) Network Management
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
8 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.70%) DevOps
9 2 (2.70%) SDLC
9 2 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CCNP
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) VMware
3 17 (22.97%) F5
4 16 (21.62%) Juniper
5 15 (20.27%) Blue Coat
5 15 (20.27%) CheckPoint
6 13 (17.57%) Cisco
7 10 (13.51%) Kaspersky
7 10 (13.51%) Trend Micro
8 6 (8.11%) Apple
9 4 (5.41%) Sage
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle
11 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.35%) Dell
12 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.35%) Google
12 1 (1.35%) HP
12 1 (1.35%) IBM
12 1 (1.35%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.35%) Redknee
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