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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 102 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.21% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
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 £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) CLARiiON
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) VCAP
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) COM
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) HP

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ADSL
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) LLU
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) COM
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (33.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle