The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 126 121
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 1.26% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.30% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 27
Median salary £25,000 £28,911 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.52% -3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £23,500 £15,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,850 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.26%  

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 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Scotland

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Scotland

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Scotland

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 Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Glasgow +11 10 £25,000 -38.51%
Edinburgh -17 4 £24,250 -27.61% 4
Dundee - 2 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Fife +6 1 £26,000 -14.75% 1
West Lothian -6 1 £23,000 -20.00%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,500 -
Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.19%) LAN
6 11 (26.19%) DNS
7 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 9 (21.43%) WAN
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
9 6 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) DHCP
9 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.29%) Office 365
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.90%) Skype
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.90%) MCSE
10 5 (11.90%) C#
10 5 (11.90%) C++

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 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
1 11 (26.19%) LAN
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) Skype
5 4 (9.52%) SSL
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ODBC
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) LINQ
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
2 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.76%) Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.52%) Analytics
3 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (9.52%) WFM
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Management
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) SDLC
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (4.76%) Ticket Management
5 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) DameWare
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) Verint
4 3 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.38%) Charles River
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) FactSet
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Reuters
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
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