The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 270 268 257
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1060 1012 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.04% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 854 834 1005
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in England

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in England

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 Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
London -13 435 £45,000 -5.26% 54
South East -18 251 £40,000 - 39
East of England +2 93 £40,000 - 11
South West +10 80 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Yorkshire +11 72 £46,250 +42.30% 10
East Midlands +27 55 £39,750 +6.00% 7
West Midlands +7 52 £38,000 +38.18% 5
North West -8 24 £33,500 +3.07% 8
Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
North East -13 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1098 (53.85%) Windows
2 803 (39.38%) Linux
3 761 (37.32%) VMware
4 621 (30.46%) Microsoft
5 550 (26.97%) Active Directory
6 465 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 454 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 367 (18.00%) SAN
9 366 (17.95%) MS Exchange
10 355 (17.41%) DNS
11 334 (16.38%) TCP/IP
11 334 (16.38%) Degree
12 324 (15.89%) Cisco
13 317 (15.55%) Finance
14 316 (15.50%) UNIX
15 312 (15.30%) ITIL
16 295 (14.47%) MS Excel
17 294 (14.42%) SQL Server
18 292 (14.32%) Firewall
19 284 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
20 273 (13.39%) SQL
21 269 (13.19%) Citrix
22 268 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 235 (11.53%) Apache
24 232 (11.38%) Java
25 228 (11.18%) Perl
26 213 (10.45%) Python
27 205 (10.05%) DHCP
28 203 (9.96%) DevOps
29 199 (9.76%) Red Hat

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 366 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 235 (11.53%) Apache
3 191 (9.37%) IIS
4 189 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 120 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 69 (3.38%) Tomcat
7 66 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 58 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 51 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 50 (2.45%) Lync
12 41 (2.01%) nginx
13 26 (1.28%) OpenStack
13 26 (1.28%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.78%) Node.js
16 14 (0.69%) JBoss
16 14 (0.69%) CMS
17 13 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 295 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 144 (7.06%) MS Office
3 24 (1.18%) Simulink
4 16 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.098%) MS Project
7 2 (0.098%) Windchill
8 1 (0.049%) Maya
8 1 (0.049%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.20%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.098%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.098%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.098%) Maximo
6 1 (0.049%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.049%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.049%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.049%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.049%) assyst
6 1 (0.049%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (2.70%) SaaS
2 55 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (2.01%) Office 365
5 28 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.08%) IaaS
7 15 (0.74%) PaaS
8 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.29%) Joyent
10 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.098%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.049%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.049%) Route 53
12 1 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.049%) GitHub
12 1 (0.049%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 367 (18.00%) SAN
2 355 (17.41%) DNS
3 334 (16.38%) TCP/IP
4 292 (14.32%) Firewall
5 205 (10.05%) DHCP
6 174 (8.53%) LAN
7 173 (8.48%) WAN
8 163 (7.99%) VPN
9 84 (4.12%) HTTP
10 78 (3.83%) VoIP
11 76 (3.73%) Internet
12 61 (2.99%) VLAN
13 59 (2.89%) LDAP
13 59 (2.89%) Wireless
14 57 (2.80%) NAS
15 55 (2.70%) FTP
16 45 (2.21%) SSL
17 40 (1.96%) SMTP
18 38 (1.86%) NetScaler
18 38 (1.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 189 (9.27%) MySQL
3 57 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.13%) Big Data
8 20 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 19 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.54%) DB2
13 11 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.39%) Redis
17 7 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
18 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 99 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
2 49 (2.40%) Subversion
3 44 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 15 (0.74%) JIRA
7 10 (0.49%) Hudson
8 9 (0.44%) LabVIEW
9 8 (0.39%) Selenium
9 8 (0.39%) TestDirector
10 7 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.29%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.29%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.29%) Maven
12 5 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.25%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (0.25%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.20%) Emacs
13 4 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 317 (15.55%) Finance
2 79 (3.87%) Banking
3 74 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.60%) Electronics
5 47 (2.31%) Retail
6 41 (2.01%) Games
7 36 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 31 (1.52%) Marketing
9 30 (1.47%) Advertising
10 28 (1.37%) Law
11 27 (1.32%) Automotive
12 22 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.93%) Publishing
14 19 (0.93%) Military
15 18 (0.88%) Spanish Language
15 18 (0.88%) Back Office
16 15 (0.74%) Legal
17 12 (0.59%) French Language
18 9 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.07%) Web Services
2 80 (3.92%) .NET
3 38 (1.86%) XML
4 34 (1.67%) LAMP
5 32 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 27 (1.32%) CSS
6 27 (1.32%) HTML
7 24 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.69%) J2EE
10 12 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (0.54%) JSP
12 10 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.39%) Ajax
13 8 (0.39%) jQuery
13 8 (0.39%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.39%) MAPI
13 8 (0.39%) Middleware
14 7 (0.34%) JSON
15 6 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 104 (5.10%) Clustering
4 80 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 70 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 60 (2.94%) Open Source
7 52 (2.55%) Replication
8 40 (1.96%) Hedge funds
9 35 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (1.42%) GIS
13 26 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.13%) Thin Client
14 23 (1.13%) Fat Client
15 20 (0.98%) EqualLogic
16 19 (0.93%) Physics
17 18 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 15 (0.74%) Derivative
19 14 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1098 (53.85%) Windows
2 803 (39.38%) Linux
3 454 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 316 (15.50%) UNIX
5 284 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 268 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 192 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 120 (5.89%) Windows 7
9 102 (5.00%) CentOS
10 77 (3.78%) Solaris
11 64 (3.14%) Windows 8
12 61 (2.99%) Ubuntu
13 42 (2.06%) Debian
14 37 (1.81%) Windows XP
15 27 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 27 (1.32%) Android
16 20 (0.98%) Windows Vista
17 19 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.69%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (15.30%) ITIL
2 203 (9.96%) DevOps
3 183 (8.97%) Project Management
4 149 (7.31%) Configuration Management
5 132 (6.47%) Service Delivery
6 108 (5.30%) Software Engineering
7 103 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 90 (4.41%) Validation
9 88 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (3.68%) Change Management
11 72 (3.53%) E-Commerce
12 56 (2.75%) Load Balancing
12 56 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 55 (2.70%) Mentoring
14 52 (2.55%) Migration
14 52 (2.55%) Requirements Analysis
15 51 (2.50%) Problem Management
16 50 (2.45%) Use Case
17 46 (2.26%) UML
17 46 (2.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 273 (13.39%) SQL
2 232 (11.38%) Java
3 228 (11.18%) Perl
4 213 (10.45%) Python
5 165 (8.09%) PowerShell
6 149 (7.31%) Bash Shell
7 127 (6.23%) PHP
8 114 (5.59%) C
9 90 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 81 (3.97%) Ruby
11 80 (3.92%) C++
12 49 (2.40%) JavaScript
13 47 (2.31%) C#
14 39 (1.91%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.13%) VB
16 20 (0.98%) VBScript
17 14 (0.69%) Scala
18 12 (0.59%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.54%) Korn
20 10 (0.49%) Golang
Qualifications
1 334 (16.38%) Degree
2 189 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 165 (8.09%) Security Cleared
4 134 (6.57%) MCSE
5 131 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (4.95%) SC Cleared
7 100 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 97 (4.76%) CCNA
9 77 (3.78%) DV Cleared
10 65 (3.19%) MCSA
11 53 (2.60%) MCITP
12 39 (1.91%) CCNP
13 25 (1.23%) ISTQB
14 22 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (1.03%) MCP
16 20 (0.98%) MCTS
17 19 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
18 17 (0.83%) CCA
18 17 (0.83%) VCP5
18 17 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.97%) SLA
2 59 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 46 (2.26%) QA
4 28 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.08%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.54%) DO-254
7 10 (0.49%) IEC 61508
8 9 (0.44%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.098%) DO-160
11 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
12 1 (0.049%) BS25999
12 1 (0.049%) JTAG
System Software
1 550 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 465 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 120 (5.89%) vSphere
5 117 (5.74%) XenApp
6 81 (3.97%) VMware ESX
7 78 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (2.75%) Firmware
9 43 (2.11%) XenServer
10 32 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 31 (1.52%) KVM
12 22 (1.08%) VMware Server
13 19 (0.93%) NFS
14 18 (0.88%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.78%) vCloud
16 15 (0.74%) Varnish
17 14 (0.69%) Samba
18 13 (0.64%) MetaFrame
19 12 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 167 (8.19%) Puppet
2 154 (7.55%) SCCM
3 96 (4.71%) SCOM
4 95 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (4.17%) Nagios
6 67 (3.29%) Backup Exec
7 46 (2.26%) WSUS
8 42 (2.06%) ZABBIX
9 38 (1.86%) NetBackup
10 26 (1.28%) Ansible
11 22 (1.08%) Cacti
11 22 (1.08%) OpenView
11 22 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
12 17 (0.83%) Graphite
13 15 (0.74%) logstash
14 13 (0.64%) Salt
15 12 (0.59%) Kibana
15 12 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 12 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 761 (37.32%) VMware
2 621 (30.46%) Microsoft
3 324 (15.89%) Cisco
4 269 (13.19%) Citrix
5 199 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 196 (9.61%) HP
7 144 (7.06%) Oracle
8 116 (5.69%) Dell
9 115 (5.64%) NetApp
10 90 (4.41%) EMC
11 86 (4.22%) Symantec
12 62 (3.04%) IBM
13 56 (2.75%) Juniper
14 30 (1.47%) SolarWinds
14 30 (1.47%) Google
15 25 (1.23%) Apple
15 25 (1.23%) Websense
16 23 (1.13%) Sun
16 23 (1.13%) Splunk
17 21 (1.03%) Altiris
Farnborough, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £40k OTE £50k, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien
Posted: 2 days ago