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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 95 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 13 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.17% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.23% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 16
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
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 17 April 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (40.38%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 12 (23.08%) Python
4 12 (23.08%) Validation
5 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 11 (21.15%) C
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) Web Services
6 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
7 8 (15.38%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) Firewall
8 7 (13.46%) Electronics
8 7 (13.46%) CAD
8 7 (13.46%) C++
8 7 (13.46%) Product Management
8 7 (13.46%) Use Case
8 7 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
9 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
9 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.54%) Cryptography
9 6 (11.54%) LabVIEW
9 6 (11.54%) Military
9 6 (11.54%) Information Security
9 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
9 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
9 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
10 5 (9.62%) GIS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) 3GPP
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) 3G
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) LTE
3 3 (5.77%) 4G
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) 2G
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
5 1 (1.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Text Mining
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (11.54%) LabVIEW
3 4 (7.69%) GCC
3 4 (7.69%) LLVM
4 1 (1.92%) TestLink
4 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.46%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Military
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) WinForms
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.54%) Cryptography
1 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.62%) GIS
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Telematics
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.92%) SCADA
5 1 (1.92%) Robotics
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Validation
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) CAD
4 7 (13.46%) Product Management
4 7 (13.46%) Use Case
5 6 (11.54%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.69%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) CMMI
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
8 3 (5.77%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Python
2 11 (21.15%) C
3 7 (13.46%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.62%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.69%) Postgraduate
5 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) Varnish
2 4 (7.69%) QEMU
2 4 (7.69%) KVM
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Squid
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) EMC
2 3 (5.77%) NetApp
2 3 (5.77%) Perforce
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.92%) Siemens
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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