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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 154 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 7 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Average salary £22,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.15% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -0.76%
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Glasgow -7 3 £32,000 -
Edinburgh -10 3 £22,000 -30.15% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,000 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
UK

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) COM
4 9 (33.33%) VPN
4 9 (33.33%) Juniper
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) VoIP
7 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
8 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) Information Security
8 5 (18.52%) ADSL
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
8 5 (18.52%) CCNA
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) IIS
8 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) FrontRange
8 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) ADSL
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) LLU
4 4 (14.81%) IMAP
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) POP3
4 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) xDSL
4 4 (14.81%) Junos
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) French Language
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) COM
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) Transition Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
1 5 (18.52%) CCNA
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
2 4 (14.81%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Postfix
3 1 (3.70%) Openswan
3 1 (3.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) FrontRange
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) HP
Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago