The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £24,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 78 101
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 1.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Median salary £24,250 £33,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.61% -6.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,039 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £34,650 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1179 1137 1344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.85% 95.87% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 652 841
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £60,000 £66,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (23.53%) SSL
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
7 2 (11.76%) DameWare
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) MCSE
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.76%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
1 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
1 2 (11.76%) Ticket Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Coaching
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) People Management
2 1 (5.88%) Process Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) DameWare
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.88%) Charles River
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) FactSet
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Reuters
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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