The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 92 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 1.44% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.49% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 14
Average salary £48,875 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.50% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,325 £22,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,525 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Systems Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1063 1006 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.99% 96.73% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 940 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 - 3
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 20 (62.50%) Unix
1 20 (62.50%) AIX
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 14 (43.75%) IBM
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) Asset Management
4 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
5 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (15.63%) vSphere
9 5 (15.63%) High Availability
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.63%) Wireless
10 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
10 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
10 4 (12.50%) SAN
10 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.50%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) DNS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Wireless
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 4 (12.50%) NAS
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.13%) HSRP
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) HACMP
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) AIX
1 20 (62.50%) Unix
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Asset Management
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
2 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Process Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) Go
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) VCAP
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) iptables
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) VeriFone
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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