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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 83 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.95% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 19
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
1317 1470 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.13% 98.46% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1237 1505
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 46 (83.64%) Linux
2 32 (58.18%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
4 26 (47.27%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
5 23 (41.82%) PKI
6 22 (40.00%) DNS
6 22 (40.00%) Server Building
7 19 (34.55%) Degree
8 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
9 12 (21.82%) Python
10 10 (18.18%) ITIL
10 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (18.18%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) Middleware
11 9 (16.36%) DevOps
12 8 (14.55%) Open Source
13 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
13 7 (12.73%) Perl
14 6 (10.91%) Unix
14 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
14 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (10.91%) Puppet
14 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
15 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
15 5 (9.09%) SDLC
15 5 (9.09%) Java
15 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.09%) Web Development
16 4 (7.27%) Project Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) VPLS
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) WAAS
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) CGI
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Linux
2 32 (58.18%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Server Building
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 9 (16.36%) DevOps
5 8 (14.55%) Open Source
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
10 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.82%) Network Design
10 1 (1.82%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Scrum
10 1 (1.82%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.73%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) C
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCIE
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) VMware
2 4 (7.27%) EMC
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Aruba
4 1 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) F5
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp
4 1 (1.82%) Nortel
4 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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