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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 118 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 38 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 1.48% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.55% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 35
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £33,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
2900 3156 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.55% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1892 2039 1930
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +4 21 £28,500 -5.00% 4
Glasgow +11 6 £29,500 -6.34% 2
Aberdeen +4 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Fife - 3 £28,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 63 (67.02%) Windows
2 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (36.17%) VMware
4 30 (31.91%) DNS
4 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
5 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
6 25 (26.60%) Active Directory
7 23 (24.47%) Linux
7 23 (24.47%) Windows 7
8 22 (23.40%) SLA
8 22 (23.40%) Cisco
8 22 (23.40%) MS Office
9 19 (20.21%) VoIP
10 18 (19.15%) ITIL
10 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (18.09%) Degree
11 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
12 16 (17.02%) SQL
12 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
13 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (11.70%) .NET
14 11 (11.70%) DHCP
15 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.64%) VPN
16 9 (9.57%) Ethernet
16 9 (9.57%) Java
16 9 (9.57%) Finance
17 8 (8.51%) Firewall
17 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.19%) JBoss
6 3 (3.19%) Lync
7 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) DNS
2 19 (20.21%) VoIP
3 11 (11.70%) DHCP
4 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.64%) VPN
5 9 (9.57%) Ethernet
6 8 (8.51%) Firewall
7 7 (7.45%) WAN
7 7 (7.45%) LAN
8 5 (5.32%) Wireless
9 4 (4.26%) ADSL
10 3 (3.19%) LLU
10 3 (3.19%) SAN
11 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.13%) SSL
11 2 (2.13%) PBX
11 2 (2.13%) IPsec
11 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.13%) SSH
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) DTS
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) COM
2 3 (3.19%) Middleware
3 2 (2.13%) Java EE
3 2 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (1.06%) WAP
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.19%) Open Source
3 2 (2.13%) Social Media
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) DTV
4 1 (1.06%) Handset
4 1 (1.06%) Equities
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Derivative
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
4 1 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.02%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
4 23 (24.47%) Linux
4 23 (24.47%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) UNIX
6 7 (7.45%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Android
8 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.19%) Windows CE
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.19%) Scrum
4 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
4 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.13%) Coaching
5 2 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (2.13%) Line Management
5 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.13%) TDD
5 2 (2.13%) Content Management
5 2 (2.13%) Change Management
5 2 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.13%) CRM
5 2 (2.13%) ERP
6 1 (1.06%) ETL
6 1 (1.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Java
3 7 (7.45%) Python
4 6 (6.38%) C#
5 5 (5.32%) C++
5 5 (5.32%) Perl
5 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.19%) C
7 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.06%) sed
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 4 (4.26%) HND
5 3 (3.19%) MCITP
5 3 (3.19%) MCSA
6 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 2 (2.13%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) NCDA
7 1 (1.06%) HNC
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE
7 1 (1.06%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) NFS
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) VMware
3 22 (23.40%) Cisco
4 7 (7.45%) Citrix
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle
6 3 (3.19%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) Juniper
6 3 (3.19%) CommVault
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) Apple
6 3 (3.19%) EMC
6 3 (3.19%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.13%) Sun
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
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