Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

System Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 113 149
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 1.08% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 1
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -2.44%
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +53.85% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2201 2065 2475
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.59% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1152 1599
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Glasgow

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec