The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 81 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 21 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.62% 1.13% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.19% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 12
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £38,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,500 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
Systems Engineer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1249 1349 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.22% 95.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1084 827
Average salary £40,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Colchester -10 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Chelmsford - 2 £28,125 -
Brentwood - 1 £33,750 -
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 14 (31.82%) Firewall
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) C
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 10 (22.73%) Electronics
7 10 (22.73%) SAN
7 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (20.45%) EMC
8 9 (20.45%) Change Management
9 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 8 (18.18%) NetApp
9 8 (18.18%) Firmware
9 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
10 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.91%) Linux
10 7 (15.91%) ISO 9000
10 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
10 7 (15.91%) IEC 61508
11 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 6 (13.64%) Internet
11 6 (13.64%) DHCP
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Simulink
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) Internet
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) FTP
4 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 5 (11.36%) SSH
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
7 2 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (22.73%) Electronics
2 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) WinForms
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Telematics
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.27%) Physics
2 1 (2.27%) Human Factors
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Change Management
2 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design
5 5 (11.36%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) Signal Processing
6 4 (9.09%) Image Processing
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Logistics
8 2 (4.55%) SysML
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.55%) High Availability
9 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.27%) Winbatch
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) CCENT
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO 9000
1 7 (15.91%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) Firmware
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Brocade
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) HP