The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 94 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Systems Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1435 1152 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.12% 94.81% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 716 830
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
1 3 (18.75%) System Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) JBoss
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Charles River
7 1 (6.25%) Perforce
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade
7 1 (6.25%) F5