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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 90 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +3.31%
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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Python
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
5 12 (54.55%) Apache
6 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
7 10 (45.45%) MySQL
7 10 (45.45%) NetApp
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (36.36%) Open Source
9 8 (36.36%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (36.36%) Perforce
9 8 (36.36%) Brocade
10 7 (31.82%) Games
10 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (27.27%) IPsec
11 6 (27.27%) DNS
11 6 (27.27%) WAN
11 6 (27.27%) DHCP
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 5 (22.73%) LDAP
12 5 (22.73%) SharePoint

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (22.73%) Lync
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) IPsec
3 5 (22.73%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) L2TP
5 1 (4.55%) PPTP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (18.18%) Electronics
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Game Development
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) BCP
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) Lua
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) pfSense
5 1 (4.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Capistrano
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) NetApp
4 8 (36.36%) Perforce
4 8 (36.36%) Brocade
5 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) HP
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