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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 153 157 142
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,861 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £44,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +13 12 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Glasgow +6 3 £37,500 -7.40% 2
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Python
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.93%) Apache
6 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) MySQL
7 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) C++
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 4 (14.81%) NetApp
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) Brocade
9 4 (14.81%) Replication

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
1 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 2 (7.41%) WinCC
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) IPsec
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) Profibus
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) PBX
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) IPv4
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQLite
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) KDB
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Qt
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) SCADA
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) APACS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Android
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) OpenWrt
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
1 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.11%) SDLC
2 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Game Development
3 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) BCP
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
2 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Lua
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Firmware
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) pfSense
5 1 (3.70%) iptables
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Perforce
4 4 (14.81%) Brocade
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) Atmel
6 2 (7.41%) Siemens
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Wonderware
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) F5
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