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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 291 326 252
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1027 918 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.84% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.89% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 885 791 996
Average salary £42,500 £40,805 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.15% +2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 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
(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 -5 391 £50,000 +11.11% 39
South East +83 282 £40,000 +0.94% 30
South West +19 110 £37,500 - 17
East of England +10 101 £40,000 - 15
North West +8 45 £38,750 +10.71% 7
East Midlands +18 38 £33,309 +2.49% 6
Yorkshire -48 36 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -14 25 £28,000 -17.03% 8
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1130 (54.93%) Windows
2 813 (39.52%) Linux
3 733 (35.63%) VMware
4 670 (32.57%) Microsoft
5 556 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 486 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 478 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 402 (19.54%) Firewall
9 393 (19.11%) Cisco
10 385 (18.72%) DNS
11 381 (18.52%) SQL
12 379 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 365 (17.74%) SQL Server
14 355 (17.26%) SAN
15 354 (17.21%) ITIL
16 351 (17.06%) MS Exchange
17 338 (16.43%) MS Excel
18 320 (15.56%) Python
19 315 (15.31%) Finance
20 310 (15.07%) TCP/IP
21 289 (14.05%) Degree
22 283 (13.76%) DevOps
23 272 (13.22%) Puppet
24 268 (13.03%) Perl
25 244 (11.86%) UNIX
26 235 (11.42%) Red Hat
27 233 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
28 232 (11.28%) Data Centre
29 217 (10.55%) PowerShell
30 209 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2010

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 351 (17.06%) MS Exchange
2 209 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 200 (9.72%) Apache
4 199 (9.67%) IIS
5 102 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 98 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 89 (4.33%) Tomcat
8 85 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 81 (3.94%) Lync
10 54 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 53 (2.58%) nginx
12 40 (1.94%) JBoss
13 32 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 28 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
15 27 (1.31%) OpenStack
16 24 (1.17%) Confluence
17 20 (0.97%) CMS
18 19 (0.92%) Drupal
19 17 (0.83%) Apache Solr
20 15 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 338 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 159 (7.73%) MS Office
3 28 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.44%) MS Project
6 8 (0.39%) Simulink
7 7 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.097%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.29%) LabWindows
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.29%) Infor CRM
3 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.097%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.049%) RMDS
5 1 (0.049%) Magento
5 1 (0.049%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 165 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.52%) Office 365
3 53 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (2.38%) SaaS
5 38 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.80%) PaaS
7 17 (0.83%) IaaS
8 12 (0.58%) GitHub
9 11 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.29%) Joyent
14 5 (0.24%) SoftLayer
14 5 (0.24%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 402 (19.54%) Firewall
2 385 (18.72%) DNS
3 355 (17.26%) SAN
4 310 (15.07%) TCP/IP
5 179 (8.70%) LAN
6 170 (8.26%) WAN
6 170 (8.26%) DHCP
7 138 (6.71%) VPN
8 116 (5.64%) Internet
9 106 (5.15%) VoIP
10 78 (3.79%) VLAN
11 67 (3.26%) SSL
12 61 (2.97%) Wireless
13 54 (2.63%) NAS
14 52 (2.53%) iSCSI
15 51 (2.48%) HTTP
16 49 (2.38%) SMTP
17 47 (2.28%) LDAP
18 39 (1.90%) BGP
19 32 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 196 (9.53%) MySQL
3 70 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 34 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.60%) Big Data
7 31 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (1.26%) Redis
9 25 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 72 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.06%) Subversion
3 60 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.72%) Rational DOORS
5 33 (1.60%) JIRA
6 26 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 15 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.68%) LabVIEW
9 9 (0.44%) Bugzilla
10 8 (0.39%) Selenium
11 7 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.29%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.29%) Ant
12 6 (0.29%) Maven
12 6 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.19%) Hudson
14 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.097%) TestDirector
General
1 315 (15.31%) Finance
2 125 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 68 (3.31%) Banking
4 61 (2.97%) Electronics
5 56 (2.72%) Retail
6 52 (2.53%) Back Office
7 34 (1.65%) Automotive
7 34 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.41%) Law
9 29 (1.41%) Marketing
10 26 (1.26%) Military
11 24 (1.17%) Games
12 23 (1.12%) Front Office
13 17 (0.83%) Legal
14 13 (0.63%) German Language
15 12 (0.58%) Advertising
15 12 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.39%) French Language
16 8 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.81%) .NET
2 85 (4.13%) Web Services
3 54 (2.63%) LAMP
4 47 (2.28%) ASP.NET
5 39 (1.90%) HTML
6 38 (1.85%) CSS
7 27 (1.31%) JSP
7 27 (1.31%) Middleware
8 23 (1.12%) XML
9 19 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (0.92%) Ajax
10 18 (0.88%) Software Packaging
11 17 (0.83%) REST
12 13 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (0.63%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.58%) SAML
13 12 (0.58%) OAuth
14 11 (0.53%) Sensu
14 11 (0.53%) Classic ASP
15 8 (0.39%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 232 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 131 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 93 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.26%) Clustering
6 58 (2.82%) Replication
7 40 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 39 (1.90%) EqualLogic
9 38 (1.85%) Hedge funds
10 37 (1.80%) Statistics
11 32 (1.56%) Mathematics
12 27 (1.31%) Fat Client
12 27 (1.31%) Thin Client
13 23 (1.12%) iPhone
13 23 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
14 20 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
14 20 (0.97%) Physics
14 20 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1130 (54.93%) Windows
2 813 (39.52%) Linux
3 478 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 379 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 244 (11.86%) UNIX
6 195 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 188 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 128 (6.22%) CentOS
9 120 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 83 (4.04%) Solaris
11 80 (3.89%) Ubuntu
12 67 (3.26%) Windows XP
13 56 (2.72%) Debian
14 46 (2.24%) Windows 8
15 31 (1.51%) Fedora
16 25 (1.22%) Mac OS X
17 22 (1.07%) Windows 2000
18 20 (0.97%) AIX
19 18 (0.88%) Android
20 14 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (17.21%) ITIL
2 283 (13.76%) DevOps
3 165 (8.02%) Project Management
4 161 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 160 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (7.29%) Configuration Management
7 102 (4.96%) Change Management
8 91 (4.42%) Incident Management
9 90 (4.38%) Software Engineering
10 86 (4.18%) Service Management
11 84 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 82 (3.99%) Validation
13 65 (3.16%) Change Control
14 63 (3.06%) Migration
15 61 (2.97%) Open Source
16 60 (2.92%) Information Security
17 52 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
17 52 (2.53%) Problem Management
17 52 (2.53%) Mentoring
18 51 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 381 (18.52%) SQL
2 320 (15.56%) Python
3 268 (13.03%) Perl
4 217 (10.55%) PowerShell
5 188 (9.14%) Bash Shell
6 173 (8.41%) Java
7 137 (6.66%) Ruby
8 124 (6.03%) C
9 102 (4.96%) Shell Script
10 98 (4.76%) PHP
11 90 (4.38%) C++
12 71 (3.45%) C#
13 58 (2.82%) JavaScript
14 30 (1.46%) Korn
15 27 (1.31%) VBScript
16 22 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.73%) VB
17 15 (0.73%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.63%) Bourne shell
19 7 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 289 (14.05%) Degree
2 233 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 177 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 164 (7.97%) MCSE
5 145 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (5.35%) SC Cleared
7 102 (4.96%) CCNA
8 91 (4.42%) MCP
9 76 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 75 (3.65%) CCNP
11 72 (3.50%) MCSA
12 68 (3.31%) MCITP
13 60 (2.92%) DV Cleared
14 31 (1.51%) MCTS
15 30 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (0.97%) CISSP
17 16 (0.78%) HND
17 16 (0.78%) ISTQB
18 13 (0.63%) RHCT
18 13 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.06%) SLA
2 52 (2.53%) QA
3 44 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 9002
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.049%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.049%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.049%) JTAG
System Software
1 556 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 486 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.40%) vSphere
5 93 (4.52%) VMware ESX
6 83 (4.04%) XenApp
7 49 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.19%) Varnish
9 38 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (1.41%) KVM
11 28 (1.36%) NFS
12 25 (1.22%) Xen
13 24 (1.17%) Firmware
14 21 (1.02%) VirtualBox
15 20 (0.97%) UAG
16 18 (0.88%) iptables
17 14 (0.68%) GlusterFS
17 14 (0.68%) XenDesktop
17 14 (0.68%) Terminal Services
18 13 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 272 (13.22%) Puppet
2 201 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (6.56%) SCCM
4 121 (5.88%) Nagios
5 94 (4.57%) SCOM
6 71 (3.45%) Ansible
7 51 (2.48%) ZABBIX
8 43 (2.09%) Graphite
9 37 (1.80%) Salt
10 35 (1.70%) HAProxy
11 26 (1.26%) WSUS
12 24 (1.17%) NetBackup
13 23 (1.12%) Backup Exec
13 23 (1.12%) logstash
14 20 (0.97%) SCVMM
15 19 (0.92%) Kibana
16 17 (0.83%) AirWatch
16 17 (0.83%) Vagrant
16 17 (0.83%) Cacti
17 16 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 733 (35.63%) VMware
2 670 (32.57%) Microsoft
3 393 (19.11%) Cisco
4 235 (11.42%) Red Hat
5 186 (9.04%) Citrix
6 182 (8.85%) HP
7 144 (7.00%) Oracle
8 129 (6.27%) NetApp
9 99 (4.81%) EMC
10 94 (4.57%) Dell
11 86 (4.18%) IBM
12 70 (3.40%) Juniper
13 42 (2.04%) Avaya
14 35 (1.70%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.65%) Symantec
16 33 (1.60%) Apple
17 31 (1.51%) 3PAR
17 31 (1.51%) ServiceNow
18 27 (1.31%) Splunk
18 27 (1.31%) Reuters
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