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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Systems Engineer
Rank 858 882 851
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £36,000 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £44,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+48.75% -27.27%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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
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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
London +14 3 £55,000 -
South East - 2 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £67,500 -
East of England - 1 £61,500 -
Principal Systems Engineer
UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (25.00%) Military
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) V-Model
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
6 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7

Principal Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Physics
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) V-Model
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) People Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) DSDM
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) Ruby
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) New Relic
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix