Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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

Support Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 85 108
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 10 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.12% 1.03% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.08% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 17
10th Percentile £22,675 £20,900 £23,400
25th Percentile £24,875 £25,250 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% +13.76%
75th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile - - £54,000
Scotland median annual salary £30,750 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,458 928 1,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 95.28% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 932 662 1,126
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,594 £37,500 £35,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 23 (69.70%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Driving Licence
6 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
6 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 12 (36.36%) Azure
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) LAN
8 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (24.24%) Server Management
9 8 (24.24%) Storage Management
9 8 (24.24%) Presales
9 8 (24.24%) vCenter Server
9 8 (24.24%) vSphere
9 8 (24.24%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) CCNA
9 8 (24.24%) B2B
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
10 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (21.21%) Wireless

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (36.36%) Azure
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DTS
1 1 (3.03%) Power BI
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Tableau
General
1 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 8 (24.24%) B2B
2 8 (24.24%) Presales
2 8 (24.24%) Server Management
2 8 (24.24%) Storage Management
3 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CCNA
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Infor
4 1 (3.03%) Meraki
4 1 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard