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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 87 78 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 31 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 2.22% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.32% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 17
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -4.40%
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
1692 1425 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 96.02% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1206 1812
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 17 (31.48%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) Degree
5 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
6 12 (22.22%) VMware
6 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 12 (22.22%) NetApp
6 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.37%) Citrix
7 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (20.37%) Python
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (20.37%) NCDA
7 11 (20.37%) NCIE
7 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
8 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.67%) UNIX
10 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 8 (14.81%) Information Security
10 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
10 8 (14.81%) Product Management
10 8 (14.81%) Line Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) OSPF
4 4 (7.41%) BGP
4 4 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.70%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) UPnP
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) DLNA
6 1 (1.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Text Mining
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.26%) LLVM
2 5 (9.26%) GCC
3 4 (7.41%) TestLink
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Electronics
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) WinForms
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.41%) Streaming Media
4 4 (7.41%) IPTV
4 4 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.56%) DTV
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Life Science
7 1 (1.85%) Informatics
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Debian
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
1 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Project Management
2 8 (14.81%) Information Security
2 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
2 8 (14.81%) Product Management
2 8 (14.81%) Line Management
3 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 6 (11.11%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) UML
5 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Python
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) C
3 7 (12.96%) C++
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (20.37%) NCDA
2 11 (20.37%) NCIE
3 5 (9.26%) Postgraduate
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.26%) KVM
3 5 (9.26%) QEMU
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) VMware
2 12 (22.22%) NetApp
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.41%) Perforce
6 2 (3.70%) Wind River
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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