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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 156 140 143
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 15 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 10
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £28,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 11 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Aberdeen +10 4 £40,500 +26.56%
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
5 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 5 (16.13%) Middleware
7 5 (16.13%) Python
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) WAN
8 4 (12.90%) DHCP
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.90%) SCCM
8 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
9 3 (9.68%) Java EE
9 3 (9.68%) System Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Mentoring

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) CICS
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) DTV
1 2 (6.45%) Open Source
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Equities
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
2 3 (9.68%) System Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Process Management
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
1 5 (16.13%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) JCL
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) JBoss
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Siemens
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Wonderware
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) Charles River
7 1 (3.23%) Perforce
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago