The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 93 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1076 1247 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 694 835 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (46.15%) MySQL
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
5 11 (42.31%) NAS
5 11 (42.31%) Subversion
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) SAN
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Apache
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
6 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 10 (38.46%) Citrix
6 10 (38.46%) Ubuntu
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
7 9 (34.62%) Riverbed
7 9 (34.62%) Puppet
7 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (34.62%) Percona
7 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
7 9 (34.62%) Brocade
7 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (34.62%) LAMP
7 9 (34.62%) Games

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) Apache
1 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) NAS
2 11 (42.31%) SAN
3 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) RSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Ubuntu
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Check_MK
2 7 (26.92%) Nagios
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Citrix
4 9 (34.62%) Brocade
4 9 (34.62%) Percona
4 9 (34.62%) Riverbed
5 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
5 7 (26.92%) Perforce
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
7 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
7 3 (11.54%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.85%) 3Com
8 1 (3.85%) Altiris
8 1 (3.85%) F5
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