The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 338 312 324
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 375 427 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.96% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.00% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 333 357 408
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Engineer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in London

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London +37 57 £52,500 +15.38% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 14 £52,500 - 2
New Malden - 2 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £50,000 -
Twickenham +4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Uxbridge +3 1 £58,000 +54.66%
Brentford +3 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Ruislip -1 1 £38,000 +38.18%
Hounslow -4 1 £45,000 +30.43%
Bromley - 1 £19,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 391 (51.93%) Windows
2 390 (51.79%) Linux
3 265 (35.19%) VMware
4 256 (34.00%) Windows Server
5 215 (28.55%) Active Directory
6 187 (24.83%) DevOps
7 186 (24.70%) Microsoft
8 185 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 184 (24.44%) Puppet
10 179 (23.77%) Finance
11 176 (23.37%) Python
12 148 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 135 (17.93%) Configuration Management
14 127 (16.87%) DNS
15 126 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 125 (16.60%) Perl
17 124 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
18 120 (15.94%) Bash Shell
19 119 (15.80%) Cisco
20 115 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
21 114 (15.14%) Unix
22 112 (14.87%) SAN
23 111 (14.74%) Red Hat
24 108 (14.34%) Firewall
25 105 (13.94%) SQL
26 99 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 90 (11.95%) Ruby
28 89 (11.82%) IIS
29 86 (11.42%) MS Excel
30 85 (11.29%) Apache

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 89 (11.82%) IIS
2 85 (11.29%) Apache
3 77 (10.23%) MS Exchange
4 55 (7.30%) Tomcat
5 40 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (5.05%) SharePoint
7 37 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 35 (4.65%) Confluence
9 23 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (2.52%) OpenStack
10 19 (2.52%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.59%) JBoss
12 11 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.33%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.33%) nginx
14 6 (0.80%) CMS
14 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.66%) Node.js
15 5 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 86 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.05%) MS Office
3 6 (0.80%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.40%) HipChat
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.27%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 115 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.72%) Office 365
3 27 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (1.59%) SaaS
6 8 (1.06%) PaaS
7 7 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.66%) GitHub
8 5 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.27%) Joyent
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 127 (16.87%) DNS
2 112 (14.87%) SAN
3 108 (14.34%) Firewall
4 68 (9.03%) TCP/IP
5 62 (8.23%) VPN
6 60 (7.97%) LAN
7 55 (7.30%) VLAN
8 53 (7.04%) WAN
9 46 (6.11%) DHCP
10 32 (4.25%) LDAP
11 27 (3.59%) iSCSI
12 24 (3.19%) BGP
13 20 (2.66%) FCoE
13 20 (2.66%) OSPF
14 19 (2.52%) HTTP
14 19 (2.52%) IPv4
15 18 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (2.26%) Multicast
17 16 (2.12%) EIGRP
17 16 (2.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.30%) MySQL
3 24 (3.19%) Hadoop
3 24 (3.19%) Redis
4 21 (2.79%) GIS
5 20 (2.66%) Big Data
6 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.93%) HBase
11 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.27%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 70 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 55 (7.30%) JIRA
3 39 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.38%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.12%) Maven
6 14 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (1.33%) Subversion
8 9 (1.20%) SonarQube
9 7 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.66%) Ant
11 4 (0.53%) Selenium
11 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.27%) git-flow
12 2 (0.27%) Hudson
13 1 (0.13%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.13%) GitLab
13 1 (0.13%) Gradle
13 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 179 (23.77%) Finance
2 63 (8.37%) Banking
3 49 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.58%) Law
5 27 (3.59%) Marketing
6 16 (2.12%) Publishing
7 15 (1.99%) Games
8 8 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.93%) Advertising
9 7 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) International Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.51%) Web Services
2 40 (5.31%) LAMP
3 21 (2.79%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (2.66%) XML
5 19 (2.52%) .NET
5 19 (2.52%) JSON
6 18 (2.39%) CSS
7 10 (1.33%) Kafka
8 6 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (0.80%) Sensu
9 5 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.66%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.66%) RESTful
10 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.53%) Django
10 4 (0.53%) ELK Stack
10 4 (0.53%) HTML
10 4 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.32%) EMC VNX
4 25 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.92%) Replication
6 21 (2.79%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.66%) Clustering
7 20 (2.66%) PKI
8 14 (1.86%) Fintech
8 14 (1.86%) PlayStation
9 11 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.06%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.06%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.93%) iPad
12 7 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 391 (51.93%) Windows
2 390 (51.79%) Linux
3 256 (34.00%) Windows Server
4 185 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (15.14%) Unix
7 99 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (9.43%) Windows 7
9 46 (6.11%) Solaris
10 45 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (4.91%) CentOS
12 35 (4.65%) Ubuntu
13 27 (3.59%) Debian
14 19 (2.52%) Windows 8
15 16 (2.12%) Windows 10
16 14 (1.86%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.59%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.33%) Android
19 7 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
20 6 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.83%) DevOps
2 135 (17.93%) Configuration Management
3 80 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (10.23%) ITIL
5 71 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (7.84%) High Availability
7 53 (7.04%) Software Engineering
8 46 (6.11%) Load Balancing
9 44 (5.84%) Migration
10 39 (5.18%) Project Management
11 33 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
12 32 (4.25%) Web Operations
13 31 (4.12%) Systems Analysis
14 30 (3.98%) Open Source
15 29 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
16 28 (3.72%) Validation
17 27 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
19 25 (3.32%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 176 (23.37%) Python
2 125 (16.60%) Perl
3 120 (15.94%) Bash Shell
4 105 (13.94%) SQL
5 90 (11.95%) Ruby
6 83 (11.02%) Java
7 65 (8.63%) PowerShell
8 46 (6.11%) C
9 36 (4.78%) C++
10 32 (4.25%) PHP
11 28 (3.72%) Shell Script
12 27 (3.59%) JavaScript
13 15 (1.99%) C#
13 15 (1.99%) Korn
14 10 (1.33%) Bourne shell
14 10 (1.33%) Scala
15 7 (0.93%) VB
15 7 (0.93%) VBA
16 6 (0.80%) Go
17 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (10.23%) Degree
2 59 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (5.18%) MCSE
4 36 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 34 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.92%) CCNP
7 21 (2.79%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 18 (2.39%) CCNA
10 17 (2.26%) MCSA
10 17 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.99%) CCSE
11 15 (1.99%) CCSP
12 11 (1.46%) MCITP
13 10 (1.33%) MCP
14 8 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.93%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.66%) RHCE
16 5 (0.66%) VCP5
17 4 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.12%) QA
2 14 (1.86%) JSP 440
2 14 (1.86%) SLA
3 9 (1.20%) SAS 70
4 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.53%) HL7
6 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 215 (28.55%) Active Directory
2 148 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (9.30%) Docker
4 67 (8.90%) vSphere
5 47 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (5.18%) NFS
7 37 (4.91%) VMware ESX
8 31 (4.12%) Hyper-V
9 28 (3.72%) XenApp
10 22 (2.92%) Xen
11 14 (1.86%) LXC
12 13 (1.73%) KVM
13 10 (1.33%) Firmware
13 10 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.80%) iptables
15 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.66%) HDFS
16 5 (0.66%) UAG
Systems Management
1 184 (24.44%) Puppet
2 124 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (9.03%) Ansible
4 67 (8.90%) Nagios
5 55 (7.30%) SCCM
6 38 (5.05%) SCOM
7 22 (2.92%) NetBackup
8 20 (2.66%) Graphite
9 19 (2.52%) ZABBIX
10 15 (1.99%) vMotion
11 12 (1.59%) CFEngine
12 9 (1.20%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.20%) Mesos
13 8 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (0.93%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.93%) Salt
14 7 (0.93%) WSUS
15 6 (0.80%) Cacti
15 6 (0.80%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.80%) Simpana
Vendors
1 265 (35.19%) VMware
2 186 (24.70%) Microsoft
3 119 (15.80%) Cisco
4 111 (14.74%) Red Hat
5 77 (10.23%) Citrix
6 59 (7.84%) Oracle
7 56 (7.44%) EMC
8 42 (5.58%) HP
9 37 (4.91%) NetApp
10 26 (3.45%) Google
11 23 (3.05%) IBM
11 23 (3.05%) Symantec
12 21 (2.79%) Splunk
13 20 (2.66%) CheckPoint
14 19 (2.52%) CommVault
15 18 (2.39%) Dell
16 16 (2.12%) Brocade
16 16 (2.12%) Palo Alto
17 15 (1.99%) Apple
18 14 (1.86%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £54,000 + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Digital Media Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum (DoE)
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago