Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,800 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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

Support Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 117 124
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.87% 1.25% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.32% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,800 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -20.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £25,850 £25,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £37,350 £42,500 £44,500
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -18.03%

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 2,399 2,418 2,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,550 1,462
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,225 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.08%) Office 365
5 13 (27.08%) Degree
6 12 (25.00%) Python
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (18.75%) C#
8 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (18.75%) Apple
9 8 (16.67%) C++
9 8 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (16.67%) Robotics
9 8 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
9 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco
10 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL
11 6 (12.50%) LAN
11 6 (12.50%) WAN
11 6 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
12 5 (10.42%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Azure Stack
3 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) Skype
4 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
5 3 (6.25%) NAS
5 3 (6.25%) SAN
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
6 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) ADSL
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) RTP
7 1 (2.08%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) German Language
4 2 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.17%) GraphQL
1 2 (4.17%) Node.js
1 2 (4.17%) Vue.js
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ONVIF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Robotics
2 4 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) LIMS
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
2 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps
4 4 (8.33%) Fintech
4 4 (8.33%) Fraud Detection
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) Presales
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (18.75%) C#
4 8 (16.67%) C++
4 8 (16.67%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) Groovy
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (6.25%) C
7 2 (4.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSA
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) PaperCut
2 1 (2.08%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Apple
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) Google
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Canon
6 1 (2.08%) Equitrac
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds