The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 90 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% - 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £32,909 £34,500
% change year-on-year -24.03% -4.61%  

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 1064 1249 1280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.43% 93.35% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 687 836 780
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) OpenVMS
4 5 (55.56%) HND
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 5 (55.56%) QMS
4 5 (55.56%) Change Control
4 5 (55.56%) Line Management
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard
6 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall

Systems Support 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) OpenVMS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Line Management
1 5 (55.56%) QMS
1 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) HND
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard