The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 150 149
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £27,500 £30,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.56% +6.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2245 2808 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.98% 94.77% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1827 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +2 1 £27,500 -17.29%
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Skype
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) DameWare
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Avaya
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
7 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing

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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) DameWare
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Sage
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
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