The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 137 155 161
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 4 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.32% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Median salary £35,000 £20,000 £12,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
2268 2959 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.53% 95.36% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1921 2035
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +11 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Technical Support Engineer
UK

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Technical 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) xDSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Iperf
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat