Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 99 141
Rank change year-on-year -41 +42 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.50% 1.26% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.30% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 16
Glasgow median annual salary £28,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.07% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £18,125 £24,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £40,950 £41,875 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £24,500 £37,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -34.67% +31.58% -1.72%

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 2,126 1,842 2,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.54% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,094 1,629
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) Telnet

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) Multicast
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Telnet
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VRRP
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) iManage
5 1 (9.09%) Samsung
5 1 (9.09%) Sony