The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 101 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 11 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.21% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.22% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £25,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,100 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,100 £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Technical 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
1435 1349 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.73% 95.88% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 951 863 818
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Technical Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) COM
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (22.73%) CLARiiON
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (22.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (22.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (22.73%) vSphere
6 5 (22.73%) VCAP
7 4 (18.18%) Junos
7 4 (18.18%) Lync
7 4 (18.18%) xDSL
7 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) LLU
2 4 (18.18%) IMAP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (18.18%) xDSL
2 4 (18.18%) Junos
2 4 (18.18%) ADSL
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) POP3
2 4 (18.18%) SMTP
2 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) COM
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) JMS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) CLARiiON
2 2 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (22.73%) VCAP
2 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (13.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 3 (13.64%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle