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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 91 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.69% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,600 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £32,600 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
1463 1445 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.66% 96.33% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 956 962 720
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) Python
4 15 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
6 13 (48.15%) Apache
7 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) NetApp
8 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco
8 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
8 11 (40.74%) Perl
8 11 (40.74%) MySQL
9 9 (33.33%) SAN
9 9 (33.33%) Perforce
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (29.63%) Brocade
10 8 (29.63%) Open Source
10 8 (29.63%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (25.93%) Games
11 7 (25.93%) DNS
12 6 (22.22%) WAN
12 6 (22.22%) DHCP
12 6 (22.22%) IPsec
12 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Apache
2 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (18.52%) Lync
5 3 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) SAN
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) IPsec
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) SSL
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) HTTP
7 1 (3.70%) SNMP
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) IPv4
7 1 (3.70%) L2TP
7 1 (3.70%) PPTP
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Games
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Open Source
2 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Game Development
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) BCP
7 1 (3.70%) CAD
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
4 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Lua
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) DFS Replication
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) pfSense
6 1 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) NetApp
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Perforce
5 8 (29.63%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.81%) SAP
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) Isilon
8 2 (7.41%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago