The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 143 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 29 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,800 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £43,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Systems Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3133 3505 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.97% 94.76% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2252 1884
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 19 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Glasgow +5 6 - - 1
Aberdeen +8 1 £37,000 -8.64%
Dundee - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) VMware
4 20 (48.78%) Python
5 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco
8 13 (31.71%) Apache
8 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
8 13 (31.71%) Perl
9 12 (29.27%) NetApp
9 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
10 11 (26.83%) MySQL
10 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
10 11 (26.83%) SAN
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) Perforce
11 9 (21.95%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (21.95%) UNIX
12 8 (19.51%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) Brocade
12 8 (19.51%) Games
12 8 (19.51%) Open Source
12 8 (19.51%) SCCM
12 8 (19.51%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.07%) WAN
13 7 (17.07%) DHCP

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
1 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (12.20%) Lync
5 3 (7.32%) SAS
5 3 (7.32%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) WinCC
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (19.51%) DNS
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 7 (17.07%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) IPsec
6 5 (12.20%) LDAP
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall
8 3 (7.32%) NAS
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
9 2 (4.88%) LAN
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
10 1 (2.44%) IPv4
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) VLAN
10 1 (2.44%) Network Security
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.44%) OpenVPN
10 1 (2.44%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) KDB
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Games
3 6 (14.63%) Electronics
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.76%) Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) DTV
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) UNIX
4 8 (19.51%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
2 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Game Development
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Python
2 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
3 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
4 13 (31.71%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) Lua
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) DFS Replication
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) pfSense
5 1 (2.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.44%) SCSM
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 12 (29.27%) NetApp
5 9 (21.95%) Perforce
6 8 (19.51%) Brocade
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.76%) EMC
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle
10 2 (4.88%) HP
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) Symantec
10 2 (4.88%) Isilon
10 2 (4.88%) F5
11 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
11 1 (2.44%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (2.44%) Acronis
11 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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