The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

System Engineer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 148 150
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 20 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 7
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.25% +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2266 2736 3005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.21% 95.07% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1703 1869
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,940 £58,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Scotland

Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow +13 7 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) WAN
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco
5 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) Python
6 13 (38.24%) VMware
6 13 (38.24%) Subversion
6 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
6 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 12 (35.29%) NAS
7 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
7 12 (35.29%) Apache
7 12 (35.29%) MySQL
7 12 (35.29%) IIS
7 12 (35.29%) SAN
7 12 (35.29%) Citrix
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
8 11 (32.35%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
8 11 (32.35%) Brocade
8 11 (32.35%) LAMP
8 11 (32.35%) Games
8 11 (32.35%) Riverbed
8 11 (32.35%) iSCSI
8 11 (32.35%) Open Source

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
1 12 (35.29%) IIS
2 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.71%) Confluence
4 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) WAN
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
3 12 (35.29%) NAS
3 12 (35.29%) SAN
4 11 (32.35%) iSCSI
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
3 8 (23.53%) Big Data
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) HBase
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
1 13 (38.24%) Subversion
2 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (32.35%) Games
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) LAMP
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) ODBC
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) RSS
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) Unix
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
1 11 (32.35%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) WFM
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 5 (14.71%) C++
5 5 (14.71%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) C
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) HDFS
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (32.35%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Check_MK
2 9 (26.47%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 11 (32.35%) Brocade
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Percona
4 11 (32.35%) Riverbed
5 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
6 8 (23.53%) Perforce
7 5 (14.71%) Verint
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
9 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
9 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
9 3 (8.82%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.94%) 3Com
10 1 (2.94%) Avaya
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) HP
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