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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 152 149 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.52% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.55% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 35
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% +5.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow +5 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Edinburgh -4 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Perl
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
7 6 (24.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (16.00%) Middleware
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 3 (12.00%) C#
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) EMC
10 3 (12.00%) Java EE
10 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Emacs
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) zOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Process Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Korn
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) JCL
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) Siemens
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Charles River
7 1 (4.00%) Wonderware
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) HP