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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 97 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.60% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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
1431 1169 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.36% 94.96% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 965 747 840
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Java EE
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) CICS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) System Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) JCL
4 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) JBoss
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) Perforce
7 1 (5.56%) Charles River
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago