The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 - 159
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.087% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £32,909 £34,500
% change year-on-year -24.03% -4.61%  

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 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
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 £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in Scotland

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in Scotland

Systems Support 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 Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 - 2 £27,500 -
Systems Support Engineer
UK

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) OpenVMS
4 5 (55.56%) HND
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 5 (55.56%) QMS
4 5 (55.56%) Change Control
4 5 (55.56%) Line Management
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard
6 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) OpenVMS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Line Management
1 5 (55.56%) QMS
1 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) HND
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard