IT Engineer Jobs in Scotland

IT Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median IT Engineer salary in Scotland is £28,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

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

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 212 176 166
Rank change year-on-year -36 -10 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 69 58 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 1.21% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 60
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,600 £25,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,500 £29,000 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.72% -15.94% +25.45%
75th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £56,000 £47,750
UK median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -2.85%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,443 4,314 5,471
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 90.31% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,629 2,324 2,972
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,193
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £65,313
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Scotland

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Scotland

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Scotland

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh +42 34 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Glasgow -106 12 £28,750 -22.30% 5
Aberdeen -9 6 £35,000 +4.48% 1
West Lothian - 6 £28,500 - 2
East Ayrshire -3 4 £26,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire +6 2 £24,000 -56.36% 2
Stirling -4 2 £45,500 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 - -
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
IT Engineer
UK

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 April 2024, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Social Skills
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.54%) Azure
5 17 (24.64%) Customer Service
6 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
7 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
8 12 (17.39%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (14.49%) Linux
11 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 9 (13.04%) SCCM
12 8 (11.59%) Firewall
12 8 (11.59%) Information Security
13 7 (10.14%) Degree
13 7 (10.14%) AWS
13 7 (10.14%) Entra ID
14 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
14 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (8.70%) DNS
14 6 (8.70%) DHCP
14 6 (8.70%) Apple
15 5 (7.25%) HP

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (27.54%) Azure
3 7 (10.14%) AWS
3 7 (10.14%) Entra ID
4 4 (5.80%) Mimecast
5 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.45%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 28 (40.58%) Social Skills
2 12 (17.39%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) French Language
6 2 (2.90%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.35%) Onboarding
2 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Customer Service
2 11 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.59%) Information Security
5 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) Agile
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (4.35%) Preventative Maintenance
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Application Security
9 2 (2.90%) DevSecOps
9 2 (2.90%) Roadmaps
9 2 (2.90%) SOAR
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineering
9 2 (2.90%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) SOC 2
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) NCSC
3 1 (1.45%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (13.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 6 (8.70%) Apple
4 5 (7.25%) Dell
4 5 (7.25%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Aderant
5 4 (5.80%) iManage
6 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) Darktrace
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce