The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 79 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.36% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.46% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 12
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +14.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £29,300 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £29,450
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1058 1235 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.49% 93.42% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 681 832 784
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) DNS
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco
6 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) SCCM
7 10 (26.32%) LAN
7 10 (26.32%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) MCSE
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) WAN
10 6 (15.79%) SAN
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (15.79%) SCOM
10 6 (15.79%) F5
11 5 (13.16%) Network Management
11 5 (13.16%) Change Control
11 5 (13.16%) Line Management
11 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.16%) Coaching
11 5 (13.16%) SCVMM

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) LAN
2 10 (26.32%) VPN
3 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 4 (10.53%) Skype
5 4 (10.53%) SSL
6 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.63%) MPLS
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
8 1 (2.63%) WebEx
8 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.63%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) German Language
2 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) OpenVMS
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Change Control
1 5 (13.16%) Coaching
1 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (13.16%) Line Management
1 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
1 5 (13.16%) Network Management
1 5 (13.16%) QMS
1 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
2 4 (10.53%) Change Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) Data Extraction
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.63%) BCP
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 5 (13.16%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.53%) DameWare
4 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.63%) Iperf
6 1 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) Dell
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
6 3 (7.89%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.63%) Charles River
8 1 (2.63%) FactSet
8 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.63%) Reuters
8 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago