The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 254 260 254
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 49 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 63
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £63,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Systems Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 71 (65.74%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Linux
3 42 (38.89%) VMware
4 38 (35.19%) Finance
5 36 (33.33%) SQL
6 32 (29.63%) Active Directory
7 30 (27.78%) Cisco
7 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 23 (21.30%) Firewall
11 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 19 (17.59%) Java
12 19 (17.59%) SAN
12 19 (17.59%) Puppet
13 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 17 (15.74%) Python
15 16 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (13.89%) Degree
16 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.89%) Scrum
16 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
16 15 (13.89%) CCNA
17 14 (12.96%) MySQL
17 14 (12.96%) Oracle

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) Apache
3 10 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.26%) IIS
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.63%) Lync
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.63%) JBoss
5 5 (4.63%) nginx
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.70%) Node.js
6 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.70%) Jetty
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.78%) Office 365
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.30%) Firewall
2 19 (17.59%) SAN
3 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.11%) DNS
5 11 (10.19%) VoIP
6 10 (9.26%) LAN
7 7 (6.48%) WAN
8 6 (5.56%) DHCP
8 6 (5.56%) BGP
8 6 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (4.63%) VPN
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.78%) Avaya Modular Messaging
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (2.78%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.85%) LDAP
12 2 (1.85%) HTTP
12 2 (1.85%) SSL
12 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) MySQL
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.70%) Redis
3 4 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (1.85%) JIRA
3 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) MSI
4 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.93%) GitLab
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Billing
4 4 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) Web Services
2 5 (4.63%) XML
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.63%) LAMP
3 4 (3.70%) Ajax
3 4 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (3.70%) WAMP
3 4 (3.70%) Play Framework
3 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 4 (3.70%) JSP
3 4 (3.70%) JMS
4 2 (1.85%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.93%) Sensu
5 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.93%) MCollective
5 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) Clustering
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.48%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.70%) Replication
5 4 (3.70%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.93%) Arduino
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.93%) Online Games
7 1 (0.93%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (65.74%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Linux
3 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.33%) UNIX
7 7 (6.48%) CentOS
7 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.78%) VMS
10 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.89%) Scrum
3 13 (12.04%) Change Control
3 13 (12.04%) DevOps
4 12 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (10.19%) Identity Management
5 11 (10.19%) Information Security
5 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.26%) SIEM
7 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.48%) ITIL
8 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.56%) TDD
8 6 (5.56%) BDD
8 6 (5.56%) Coaching
9 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.63%) B2B
10 4 (3.70%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (17.59%) Java
3 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 17 (15.74%) Python
5 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.11%) Perl
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 4 (3.70%) Groovy
8 4 (3.70%) PHP
8 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.78%) C
9 3 (2.78%) VB
10 2 (1.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Korn
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.89%) CCNA
2 15 (13.89%) Degree
3 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.78%) MCSA
7 2 (1.85%) CISSP
7 2 (1.85%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.26%) XenApp
4 4 (3.70%) vSphere
4 4 (3.70%) Varnish
4 4 (3.70%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.78%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.78%) iptables
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.93%) Snort
7 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.93%) Docker
7 1 (0.93%) LXC
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Puppet
2 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.41%) SCCM
4 5 (4.63%) SCOM
4 5 (4.63%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.63%) Ansible
5 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.78%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.78%) Nagios
6 3 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.85%) Graphite
8 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.93%) logstash
8 1 (0.93%) systemd
8 1 (0.93%) Bcfg2
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) VMware
2 30 (27.78%) Cisco
3 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.96%) Oracle
5 12 (11.11%) Citrix
6 8 (7.41%) HP
7 7 (6.48%) EMC
8 6 (5.56%) Intel
8 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.63%) Sun
9 5 (4.63%) IBM
9 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.70%) Symantec
10 4 (3.70%) Cognos
10 4 (3.70%) Avaya
10 4 (3.70%) BMC
10 4 (3.70%) CA
11 3 (2.78%) Altiris
11 3 (2.78%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.78%) Splunk
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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