The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Systems Engineer
Rank 862 899 870
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 9 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.017% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 2
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
Principal Systems Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Principal Systems Engineer Salary Trend in England

Principal Systems Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South West -13 3 - - 2
East of England +22 2 - -
North West +12 2 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +9 1 - -
London - 1 £55,000 - 2
Principal Systems Engineer
UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Principal Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) V-Model
5 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) GIS
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Military
6 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case

Principal Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Principal Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (17.65%) GIS
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Human Factors
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) V-Model
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Actel
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago