The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 97 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £51,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £33,100 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £41,500 £35,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Systems Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1264 1802 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 96.47% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1471 1157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 3 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) Citrix
3 18 (69.23%) SCCM
4 17 (65.38%) DNS
4 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
4 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
5 16 (61.54%) LAN
5 16 (61.54%) WAN
5 16 (61.54%) IIS
5 16 (61.54%) SAN
6 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (50.00%) VoIP
7 13 (50.00%) Firewall
7 13 (50.00%) Wireless
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) MCSE
11 4 (15.38%) CCA
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
12 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
1 17 (65.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (61.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 16 (61.54%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) VoIP
3 13 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.85%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL
1 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.85%) Change Management
2 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) High Availability
2 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
2 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCA
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Axway
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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