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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 190 168 133
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 70 105 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.29% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.35% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7115 7758 8153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 6415 7039
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the East of England

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +23 28 £56,250 +32.35% 6
Essex +15 24 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -11 11 £20,000 -41.17% 3
Suffolk +10 5 £30,000 -3.22%
Norfolk -3 1 £20,000 -38.46%
Bedfordshire -27 1 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 85 (54.49%) Windows
2 45 (28.85%) Linux
3 40 (25.64%) VMware
4 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 35 (22.44%) Degree
6 32 (20.51%) Active Directory
7 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 28 (17.95%) Firewall
8 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (16.03%) Project Management
10 24 (15.38%) Validation
10 24 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (14.74%) Hyper-V
11 23 (14.74%) C
12 22 (14.10%) SAN
13 21 (13.46%) SQL
13 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
13 21 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
14 20 (12.82%) Electronics
15 19 (12.18%) Requirements Management
15 19 (12.18%) Web Services
16 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
17 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
17 17 (10.90%) MS Excel
17 17 (10.90%) Windows 7
18 16 (10.26%) Management Information System

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.13%) IIS
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) Lync
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.64%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.56%) Office 365
5 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.95%) Firewall
2 22 (14.10%) SAN
3 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.97%) DNS
5 8 (5.13%) LAN
5 8 (5.13%) DHCP
5 8 (5.13%) 3G
5 8 (5.13%) LTE
5 8 (5.13%) 4G
6 7 (4.49%) WAN
7 6 (3.85%) HTTP
7 6 (3.85%) Internet
7 6 (3.85%) 2G
8 5 (3.21%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.92%) Wireless
10 3 (1.92%) SSH
10 3 (1.92%) FTP
10 3 (1.92%) 3GPP
10 3 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.21%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) Informix
3 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.85%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.56%) GCC
3 4 (2.56%) LLVM
4 2 (1.28%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.64%) Maven
5 1 (0.64%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (12.82%) Electronics
2 8 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.49%) Automotive
3 7 (4.49%) Finance
4 6 (3.85%) Games
4 6 (3.85%) Military
5 5 (3.21%) Law
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 3 (1.92%) German Language
7 2 (1.28%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
7 2 (1.28%) French Language
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) Web Services
2 12 (7.69%) .NET
3 8 (5.13%) CSS
4 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.85%) Ajax
4 6 (3.85%) HTML
5 5 (3.21%) Classic ASP
5 5 (3.21%) WinForms
5 5 (3.21%) jQuery
6 3 (1.92%) LAMP
7 2 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (0.64%) XML
8 1 (0.64%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.64%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.64%) Spring
8 1 (0.64%) GWT
8 1 (0.64%) RESTful
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.49%) Telematics
3 7 (4.49%) EqualLogic
3 7 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.49%) Cryptography
3 7 (4.49%) CCTV
4 6 (3.85%) Chemistry
5 5 (3.21%) Streaming Music
5 5 (3.21%) GIS
5 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.28%) Replication
7 2 (1.28%) Robotics
7 2 (1.28%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Physics
8 1 (0.64%) SCADA
8 1 (0.64%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 85 (54.49%) Windows
2 45 (28.85%) Linux
3 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.69%) UNIX
7 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.03%) Project Management
2 24 (15.38%) Validation
3 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 19 (12.18%) Requirements Management
5 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.05%) Change Management
6 11 (7.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (5.77%) Use Case
7 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.13%) Product Management
9 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.49%) Information Security
9 7 (4.49%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.49%) CAD
9 7 (4.49%) ITIL
9 7 (4.49%) UML
9 7 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.85%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.21%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.74%) C
2 21 (13.46%) SQL
3 12 (7.69%) Python
4 11 (7.05%) C#
5 9 (5.77%) C++
5 9 (5.77%) Java
6 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.13%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.85%) VB
8 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.21%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.21%) VB6
8 5 (3.21%) Perl
9 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (1.92%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.28%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) Winbatch
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.44%) Degree
2 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.49%) MCSE
7 5 (3.21%) MCSA
7 5 (3.21%) Postgraduate
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.21%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.56%) MCITP
9 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.92%) MCP
10 2 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (1.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) CCA
11 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.64%) CCENT
11 1 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) ISO 9000
1 7 (4.49%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.28%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.28%) ISO 9002
2 2 (1.28%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) JTAG
System Software
1 32 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.74%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.05%) Firmware
5 8 (5.13%) XenApp
6 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.56%) Squid
6 4 (2.56%) Xen
6 4 (2.56%) Varnish
6 4 (2.56%) QEMU
6 4 (2.56%) KVM
7 3 (1.92%) vSphere
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) SCCM
2 9 (5.77%) SCOM
3 7 (4.49%) Opsview
3 7 (4.49%) Cacti
4 2 (1.28%) Puppet
4 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (25.64%) VMware
2 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) EMC
3 14 (8.97%) Citrix
4 12 (7.69%) NetApp
5 10 (6.41%) Oracle
5 10 (6.41%) Dell
6 8 (5.13%) Cisco
7 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.49%) Symantec
8 5 (3.21%) Adobe
9 4 (2.56%) IBM
10 3 (1.92%) Siemens
10 3 (1.92%) Allen-Bradley
10 3 (1.92%) Mitel
11 2 (1.28%) T-Plan
11 2 (1.28%) Perforce
11 2 (1.28%) SolidWorks
11 2 (1.28%) Sybase
12 1 (0.64%) SAP
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