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The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 69 81
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 38 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.11% 2.67% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.89% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 3
10th Percentile £26,550 £21,250 £26,900
25th Percentile £28,500 £22,125 £27,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £23,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +43.48% -23.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £43,750 £30,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £45,017 £35,000 £32,050
Scotland median annual salary £30,875 £35,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -13.03% +16.39% -6.15%

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 1,634 1,316 973
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.05% 92.55% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 857 896 666
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,500 £31,063
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,390 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% +3.09% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £54,000 £47,500 £46,595
% change year-on-year +13.68% +1.94% +3.54%

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 1 July 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 1 July 2022, Support Engineer job roles required the following 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 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
2 18 (48.65%) Degree
3 16 (43.24%) Physics
3 16 (43.24%) Product Strategy
3 16 (43.24%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) Azure
8 5 (13.51%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) CCNA
9 4 (10.81%) Firewall
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (10.81%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) WatchGuard
10 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.11%) DHCP
10 3 (8.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
10 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
11 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
11 2 (5.41%) Meraki

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 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (16.22%) Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) ADSL
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
General
1 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Physics
1 16 (43.24%) Product Strategy
1 16 (43.24%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) ITSM
3 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) CI/CD
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Information Security
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL
4 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Project Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.41%) Draytek
5 2 (5.41%) Meraki
5 2 (5.41%) Mitel
5 2 (5.41%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (2.70%) Apple