Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% 1.89% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 1.92% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Fife median annual salary £23,500 £26,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% -14.75% +8.93%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £25,250 £26,500 £33,750
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £25,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.03% +1.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Permanent vacancies in Fife with a recognized job title 47 52 85
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.92% 98.11% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 62
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +19.84% -16.00%
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,250 £21,375
90th Percentile £48,625 £48,991 £47,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Fife

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Fife

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Fife region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kirkcaldy - 1 - -
Support Engineer
Scotland

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Fife region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery