The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 86 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 19 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.31% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.09% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 17
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £33,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Systems Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1384 1649 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 93.91% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1358 1397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Degree
3 11 (30.56%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) C
5 9 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (22.22%) C++
6 8 (22.22%) Perl
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) .NET
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.67%) Product Management
9 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
9 5 (13.89%) LabVIEW
9 5 (13.89%) IIS
9 5 (13.89%) MCSE
10 4 (11.11%) Apache
10 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.11%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (11.11%) Varnish
10 4 (11.11%) Replication

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
1 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) SMTP
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) 4G
4 1 (2.78%) Profibus
4 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) LabVIEW
2 3 (8.33%) LLVM
2 3 (8.33%) GCC
3 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.78%) TestLink
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Classic ASP
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) SAML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) WinForms
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.56%) SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.78%) SCADA
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.67%) Product Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.78%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
1 11 (30.56%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) C
2 9 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Squid
2 4 (11.11%) Varnish
3 3 (8.33%) QEMU
3 3 (8.33%) KVM
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) NetApp
3 1 (2.78%) Siemens
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