Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 July 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 130 158
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.74% 0.67% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 5
Glasgow median annual salary £29,000 £25,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -26.47% -6.21%
10th Percentile £23,999 £24,650 £28,646
90th Percentile £43,200 £42,150 £46,050
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £25,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year +9.80% -12.82% +0.86%

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 2,349 2,114 2,504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 94.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,696 1,272 1,414
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,200
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) SaaS
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) MCITP
7 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (16.67%) Ivanti
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCITP
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Apple
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Verint
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics