The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank - 161 151
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Technical 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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Scotland region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Support Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) ADSL
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LLU
1 3 (37.50%) COM
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) German Language

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ADSL
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LLU
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Apple