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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 90 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 27 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 2.29% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.36% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) DNS
3 22 (43.14%) Degree
4 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
6 16 (31.37%) Perl
6 16 (31.37%) PKI
7 15 (29.41%) Server Building
7 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 15 (29.41%) SQL
7 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) HTTP
9 11 (21.57%) VMware
10 10 (19.61%) Juniper
10 10 (19.61%) Puppet
11 9 (17.65%) SSH
11 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
11 9 (17.65%) Firewall
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
12 8 (15.69%) Cisco
12 8 (15.69%) BGP
12 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
13 7 (13.73%) Python
14 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 6 (11.76%) Web Services
14 6 (11.76%) OSPF
14 6 (11.76%) LabVIEW
14 6 (11.76%) DevOps

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) DNS
2 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 11 (21.57%) HTTP
4 9 (17.65%) Firewall
4 9 (17.65%) SSH
5 8 (15.69%) BGP
6 6 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (7.84%) FTP
7 4 (7.84%) Junos
8 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.92%) Internet
10 1 (1.96%) MPLS
10 1 (1.96%) Network Security
10 1 (1.96%) VoIP
10 1 (1.96%) VPLS
10 1 (1.96%) VPN
10 1 (1.96%) WAAS
10 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
3 4 (7.84%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) PKI
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) Windows
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Server Building
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps
4 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.80%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Network Design
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
8 1 (1.96%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Perl
2 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) Tcl
7 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CCIE
2 1 (1.96%) CCNP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
1 1 (1.96%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) VMware
2 10 (19.61%) Juniper
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Aruba
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Nortel
6 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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