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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 85 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.80% 1.62% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.71% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 20
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 £38,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £100,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +3.31%
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 31 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 18 (50.00%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) C++
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) LabVIEW
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) Perl
7 8 (22.22%) Python
8 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Product Management
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.89%) MCSE
10 5 (13.89%) C
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
11 4 (11.11%) DNS
11 4 (11.11%) HTTP
11 4 (11.11%) Replication
11 4 (11.11%) Electronics
11 4 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
12 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
2 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) BGP
4 2 (5.56%) Junos
4 2 (5.56%) SNMP
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) LLVM
2 2 (5.56%) GCC
3 1 (2.78%) TestLink
3 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Classic ASP
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
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%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Product Management
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C++
4 8 (22.22%) Perl
4 8 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) C
6 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.56%) Tcl
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.78%) ARP4754
1 1 (2.78%) ARP4761
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) QEMU
3 2 (5.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) Squid
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.78%) Perforce
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