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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 88 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £45,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1203 1303 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.65% 95.74% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 815 823 874
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Nagios
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) NFS
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) yum
5 3 (25.00%) Postfix
5 3 (25.00%) Varnish
5 3 (25.00%) iptables
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) SSH
5 3 (25.00%) Samba
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SSH
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DSL
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Communications Security
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (25.00%) iptables
3 3 (25.00%) Postfix
3 3 (25.00%) Samba
3 3 (25.00%) Varnish
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) MathWorks
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds