The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 123 132
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 1.30% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.37% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 17
Median salary £28,000 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.84% +14.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,150 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £37,500 £29,200
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 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
Edinburgh +3 12 £31,250 -3.84% 2
Glasgow +17 5 £38,500 +15.78% 2
Dundee - 2 - - 1
Fife +2 1 £26,500 +15.21%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 22 (38.60%) DNS
5 18 (31.58%) SCCM
6 15 (26.32%) ITIL
7 14 (24.56%) LAN
7 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (22.81%) Cisco
8 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
9 12 (21.05%) MCSE
9 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 11 (19.30%) XenApp
10 11 (19.30%) Degree
10 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) Citrix
10 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
10 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
10 11 (19.30%) DHCP
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) VMware
11 10 (17.54%) WAN
12 8 (14.04%) Finance
12 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
12 8 (14.04%) SCOM
12 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (14.04%) Skype

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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) DNS
2 14 (24.56%) LAN
3 11 (19.30%) DHCP
3 11 (19.30%) VPN
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
5 8 (14.04%) Skype
6 7 (12.28%) Firewall
7 6 (10.53%) SAN
8 4 (7.02%) Internet
8 4 (7.02%) SSL
9 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.51%) MPLS
10 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.51%) VoIP
11 1 (1.75%) ADSL
11 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.75%) OSPF
11 1 (1.75%) RIP
11 1 (1.75%) SNMP
11 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) OpenVMS
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.02%) Linux
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Unix
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.75%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Change Control
2 5 (8.77%) Coaching
2 5 (8.77%) Line Management
2 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
2 5 (8.77%) Network Management
2 5 (8.77%) QMS
2 5 (8.77%) Quality Management
3 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Change Management
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) MCSE
3 11 (19.30%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.53%) CCNA
5 6 (10.53%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) CCENT
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.75%) HNC
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.30%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) Docker
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) SCOM
3 5 (8.77%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.02%) DameWare
4 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.75%) Iperf
6 1 (1.75%) SCSM
6 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Cisco
3 11 (19.30%) Citrix
3 11 (19.30%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Dell
4 5 (8.77%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.26%) F5
5 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 3 (5.26%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.51%) Avaya
6 2 (3.51%) Sage
7 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.75%) CommVault
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Progress
7 1 (1.75%) Reuters
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