The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Technical Support Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 103
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.22% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.24% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +47.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -  

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) FactSet
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management

Technical 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) FactSet
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters