Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 134 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +157
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £19,500 £33,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.35% - -
Scotland median annual salary £19,500 £29,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year -32.76% +8.41% -6.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Edinburgh

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Edinburgh

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Edinburgh

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 Edinburgh region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Arabic Language
4 1 (16.67%) German Language
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (66.67%) Arabic Language
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory