Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £35,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 199 210
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 29 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 20
Scotland median annual salary £35,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.50% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,050 £26,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,500 £42,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 4995 5542 6052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.02% 95.60% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3125 3327 3823
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 20 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Glasgow +5 9 £25,000 -50.00%
Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) WAN
4 10 (34.48%) Python
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Nagios
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
6 8 (27.59%) Subversion
6 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) Open Source
6 8 (27.59%) Big Data
7 7 (24.14%) Puppet
7 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
7 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (24.14%) NAS
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) SAN
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (24.14%) Unix
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server

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 6 (20.69%) Apache
1 6 (20.69%) IIS
1 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) NAS
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.45%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) SMS
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) HBase
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (27.59%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.69%) Games
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) LAMP
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) ODBC
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) RSS
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Unix
5 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Debian
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Open Source
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) WFM
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) VB
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) KVM
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.45%) HDFS
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nagios
2 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) Check_MK
4 2 (6.90%) SmokePing
5 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.45%) Cacti
5 1 (3.45%) Grafana
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Brocade
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
3 6 (20.69%) Percona
3 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
4 5 (17.24%) Verint
5 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) Perforce
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) iManage
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Inverness, Highland
Gold Group
Posted: 21 days ago