The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 157 144 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.49% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 22
Average salary £41,000 £34,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.84% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,482 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.57%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3480 3127 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.87% 95.48% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2075 2074
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Engineer
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -8 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Aberdeen +9 4 £44,000 +13.54%
Glasgow -11 3 £40,500 +42.10% 1
Stirling - 1 £21,204 -
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Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 5 (13.51%) CCNA
7 5 (13.51%) UNIX
7 5 (13.51%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) C++
7 5 (13.51%) Perl
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Python
8 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
8 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco
8 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
9 3 (8.11%) CentOS
9 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (8.11%) NAS
9 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) VSAT
5 2 (5.41%) BGP
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) PBX
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) UniData
3 1 (2.70%) KDB
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) XSLT
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Equities
1 3 (8.11%) Derivative
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.41%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.11%) System Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Validation
3 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Security Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C++
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) XPath
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) HND
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Mitel
5 2 (5.41%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Nortel
5 2 (5.41%) Siemens
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Charles River
6 1 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
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