The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 98
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.53% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £38,500 £33,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +14.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 911 1254 1122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.71% 96.98% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 508 799 743
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) XenApp
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) MCSE
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) Change Control
10 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
10 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (21.05%) Skype
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
10 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
10 4 (21.05%) QMS
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) OpenVMS
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) Windows XP

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 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) OpenVMS
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
2 4 (21.05%) QMS
2 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) XenApp
3 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) Sage
7 1 (5.26%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
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