The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 46 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.27% 2.19% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £40,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £49,500 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
Systems Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
434 440 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.41% 96.49% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 369 364 400
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Lancashire 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
(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
Burnley - 3 £37,500 -
Preston +9 1 £26,500 -39.42%
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) Nagios
1 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (60.00%) CentOS
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (30.00%) Statistics
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Life Science
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (60.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (20.00%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) EAI
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Postfix
1 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
1 2 (20.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (20.00%) Openswan
1 2 (20.00%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (20.00%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (20.00%) Corosync
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) Ceph
1 2 (20.00%) iptables
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Cacti
2 2 (20.00%) Munin
2 2 (20.00%) yum
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (20.00%) logstash
2 2 (20.00%) Rsyslog
2 2 (20.00%) Bacula
2 2 (20.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Percona
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco