The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 94 90 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.30% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.32% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +3.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  

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 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop

Technical 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) Charles River
2 1 (20.00%) FactSet
2 1 (20.00%) Reuters