Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 213 214
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.095% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.099% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Scotland median annual salary £19,500 £29,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.76% +8.41% -6.96%
10th Percentile £18,750 £26,400 £18,388
90th Percentile £32,500 £37,200 £32,775
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Scotland

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Scotland

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Scotland

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 6 £19,500 -41.35%
Fife - 4 £19,500 -
Glasgow -7 2 £24,000 -12.73%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Arabic Language
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) German Language
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (7.14%) iManage
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Law
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 4 (28.57%) Arabic Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Document Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Dell
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) iManage