Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 103 131
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.74% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.82% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 19
Edinburgh median annual salary £25,250 £40,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.88% +86.05% -28.93%
10th Percentile £19,250 £28,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £50,750 £50,850
Scotland median annual salary £24,250 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -30.71% +27.27% -10.57%

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 2579 2193 2919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.35% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1437 1870
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 £68,950 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Arabic Language
9 3 (13.64%) German Language
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
9 3 (13.64%) High Availability
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) DevOps
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (13.64%) IIS
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) Perl
9 3 (13.64%) Apache
9 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
9 3 (13.64%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) CRM

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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) MPLS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (9.09%) xDSL
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Spatial Data
General
1 4 (18.18%) Arabic Language
2 3 (13.64%) German Language
3 2 (9.09%) Dutch Language
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) French Language
3 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) COM
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Game Development
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Iperf
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) AppSense
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix