The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 94 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.16% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £26,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.76%
Systems Support 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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) VMware