The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 141 145 185
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 69 74 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 1.35% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 40
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5212 5112 5632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.27% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4067 4742
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 37 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Slough +17 11 £30,000 -40.29%
Bracknell - 6 £27,500 -
Wokingham +5 1 £29,000 -32.55%
Maidenhead -15 1 £37,500 -46.42%
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 68 (51.13%) Linux
2 50 (37.59%) Windows
3 39 (29.32%) MySQL
3 39 (29.32%) VMware
4 36 (27.07%) Perl
5 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
6 30 (22.56%) Python
7 27 (20.30%) UNIX
8 26 (19.55%) Red Hat
9 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
9 22 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (16.54%) CentOS
10 21 (15.79%) SQL
10 21 (15.79%) Cisco
11 20 (15.04%) DNS
12 19 (14.29%) VMware ESX
12 19 (14.29%) Ruby
13 18 (13.53%) Apache
14 17 (12.78%) Active Directory
14 17 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (12.78%) QA
14 17 (12.78%) Puppet
15 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
16 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
16 15 (11.28%) C++
17 14 (10.53%) PHP
17 14 (10.53%) Java
17 14 (10.53%) Web Services
17 14 (10.53%) MS Excel

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.53%) Apache
2 13 (9.77%) Drupal
3 10 (7.52%) nginx
4 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.77%) IIS
5 7 (5.26%) CMS
6 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.51%) Alfresco
6 6 (4.51%) WordPress
7 4 (3.01%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) SaaS
2 11 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.01%) PaaS
5 3 (2.26%) Office 365
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.04%) DNS
3 13 (9.77%) Ethernet
4 11 (8.27%) DHCP
4 11 (8.27%) OSPF
4 11 (8.27%) BGP
5 10 (7.52%) Firewall
6 8 (6.02%) SSH
7 7 (5.26%) Network Security
8 6 (4.51%) SAN
9 4 (3.01%) SNMP
9 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.01%) NAS
9 4 (3.01%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 4 (3.01%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.26%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (2.26%) FTP
10 3 (2.26%) SSL
10 3 (2.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) MySQL
2 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.01%) Subversion
2 2 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.50%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Avionics
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) Web Services
2 8 (6.02%) LAMP
3 6 (4.51%) .NET
4 4 (3.01%) HTML
4 4 (3.01%) XML
4 4 (3.01%) Sensu
4 4 (3.01%) Ajax
5 3 (2.26%) COM
6 2 (1.50%) POSIX
7 1 (0.75%) J2EE
7 1 (0.75%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) CCTV
2 9 (6.77%) STB
2 9 (6.77%) Firmware
3 6 (4.51%) Open Source
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (51.13%) Linux
2 50 (37.59%) Windows
3 27 (20.30%) UNIX
4 22 (16.54%) CentOS
5 7 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.26%) Solaris
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.50%) Debian
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) VMS
11 1 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.02%) Migration
1 12 (9.02%) Configuration Management
2 9 (6.77%) DevOps
3 8 (6.02%) ITIL
4 5 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.01%) ITSM
5 4 (3.01%) Service Management
5 4 (3.01%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.26%) Web Development
6 3 (2.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.26%) Content Management
6 3 (2.26%) Network Design
6 3 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.50%) Data Security
7 2 (1.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (1.50%) Data Management
7 2 (1.50%) Business Development
7 2 (1.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.75%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) Perl
2 30 (22.56%) Python
3 21 (15.79%) SQL
4 19 (14.29%) Ruby
5 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.28%) C++
7 14 (10.53%) PHP
7 14 (10.53%) Java
8 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
9 12 (9.02%) C
10 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.01%) C#
11 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.52%) Degree
3 8 (6.02%) CCNA
3 8 (6.02%) RHCE
4 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.26%) VCP5
6 3 (2.26%) HND
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.50%) MCSE
7 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) NCDA
8 1 (0.75%) NCIE
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 17 (12.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (9.77%) vSphere
5 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
6 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.76%) NFS
8 4 (3.01%) KVM
8 4 (3.01%) Varnish
9 1 (0.75%) XenApp
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Puppet
2 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.51%) Nagios
3 6 (4.51%) Plesk
4 4 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.01%) OpenView
4 4 (3.01%) Cacti
4 4 (3.01%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) Munin
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) VMware
2 26 (19.55%) Red Hat
3 21 (15.79%) Cisco
4 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.52%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (6.77%) Oracle
7 8 (6.02%) HP
7 8 (6.02%) Citrix
7 8 (6.02%) NetApp
8 7 (5.26%) EMC
9 6 (4.51%) IBM
10 5 (3.76%) Sun
11 4 (3.01%) Juniper
11 4 (3.01%) BMC
11 4 (3.01%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.01%) Splunk
12 3 (2.26%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.50%) Dell
13 2 (1.50%) F5
13 2 (1.50%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago