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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 141 155 125
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 15 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.52% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,086 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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
2938 3800 2976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.87% 94.81% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2485 1762
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +10 6 £30,000 +3.14% 4
Dundee +9 3 - -
Glasgow +2 2 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Aberdeen +21 1 £42,500 +25.92%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Perl
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
6 7 (24.14%) C++
6 7 (24.14%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) vSphere
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) C
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.79%) UNIX
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Android
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) WinCC
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Profibus
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) L2TP
5 1 (3.45%) PPTP
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQLite
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Emacs
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Qt
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) SCADA
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) APACS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Android
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) OpenWrt
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Content Management
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Validation
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) BCP
3 1 (3.45%) Image Processing
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.45%) DevOps
3 1 (3.45%) Line Management
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Perl
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.90%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
4 2 (6.90%) PowerHA
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) pfSense
5 1 (3.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Siemens
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Atmel
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Wonderware
7 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Allen-Bradley
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