Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Senior Support Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 187 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +240
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.073% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%

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 5,297 4,519 5,794
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.31% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,496 2,895 3,751
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in Scotland

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -26 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Senior Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Iperf
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Senior 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP