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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 288 295 300
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 433 469 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.03% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 366 402 341
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
City of London +7 66 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Uxbridge - 5 £37,500 -
Brentford - 4 £37,500 -
Sidcup -1 2 £52,500 -7.89% 1
Twickenham - 2 £35,000 -
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon - 2 £60,000 -
Southwark - 2 £49,250 -
Ruislip +3 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Greenford 0 1 £27,500 -28.57%
Mayfair 0 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Ealing -9 1 £52,500 +87.50%
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 514 (60.90%) Windows
2 345 (40.88%) Linux
3 327 (38.74%) VMware
4 247 (29.27%) Finance
4 247 (29.27%) Active Directory
5 236 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 234 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 227 (26.90%) Microsoft
8 184 (21.80%) DNS
9 181 (21.45%) Cisco
10 175 (20.73%) SQL Server
11 169 (20.02%) SQL
12 165 (19.55%) MS Exchange
13 158 (18.72%) SAN
14 155 (18.36%) MS Excel
15 151 (17.89%) Firewall
16 145 (17.18%) Python
17 139 (16.47%) Puppet
18 131 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 130 (15.40%) ITIL
20 128 (15.17%) Degree
20 128 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
21 126 (14.93%) TCP/IP
22 118 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
23 115 (13.63%) Perl
24 114 (13.51%) MySQL
25 110 (13.03%) Red Hat
26 107 (12.68%) DevOps
27 103 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
28 100 (11.85%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 165 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 103 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (11.85%) IIS
4 82 (9.72%) Apache
5 55 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (5.09%) nginx
7 39 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 36 (4.27%) SharePoint
10 29 (3.44%) Tomcat
11 24 (2.84%) Lync
12 21 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (2.49%) JBoss
13 17 (2.01%) Apache Solr
14 13 (1.54%) Confluence
14 13 (1.54%) OpenStack
15 11 (1.30%) CMS
15 11 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (1.07%) Drupal
Applications
1 155 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 68 (8.06%) MS Office
3 11 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.71%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.47%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.12%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 82 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (3.20%) PaaS
4 26 (3.08%) Office 365
5 22 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (2.25%) SaaS
7 18 (2.13%) IaaS
8 13 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.07%) GitHub
10 7 (0.83%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.47%) Joyent
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 184 (21.80%) DNS
2 158 (18.72%) SAN
3 151 (17.89%) Firewall
4 126 (14.93%) TCP/IP
5 74 (8.77%) LAN
5 74 (8.77%) WAN
6 73 (8.65%) DHCP
7 61 (7.23%) VPN
8 42 (4.98%) VoIP
9 36 (4.27%) HTTP
10 31 (3.67%) Internet
11 27 (3.20%) FTP
12 26 (3.08%) VLAN
13 23 (2.73%) NAS
14 21 (2.49%) NetScaler
15 20 (2.37%) Wireless
16 19 (2.25%) iSCSI
16 19 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (2.25%) SMTP
16 19 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 114 (13.51%) MySQL
3 27 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.49%) Big Data
7 19 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.95%) Redis
13 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.36%) MS Access
15 3 (0.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 41 (4.86%) Subversion
2 37 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.44%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.13%) JIRA
6 11 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (0.95%) Maven
8 6 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.59%) Hudson
10 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.24%) dbdeploy
11 2 (0.24%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.12%) Gradle
12 1 (0.12%) Emacs
12 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 247 (29.27%) Finance
2 45 (5.33%) Banking
3 40 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.55%) Law
4 30 (3.55%) Retail
5 29 (3.44%) Games
6 20 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.13%) Front Office
8 15 (1.78%) Marketing
9 12 (1.42%) Automotive
10 11 (1.30%) Spanish Language
11 10 (1.18%) Electronics
11 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.18%) Advertising
12 7 (0.83%) Legal
12 7 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (0.83%) French Language
13 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.47%) iGaming
15 3 (0.36%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.81%) Web Services
2 34 (4.03%) .NET
3 26 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (2.01%) HTML
5 15 (1.78%) XML
5 15 (1.78%) LAMP
6 14 (1.66%) Middleware
7 13 (1.54%) CSS
8 11 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (1.18%) REST
10 6 (0.71%) JSON
11 5 (0.59%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.47%) CherryPy
13 3 (0.36%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.36%) Velocity
13 3 (0.36%) WAMP
13 3 (0.36%) JSP
13 3 (0.36%) JMS
13 3 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 42 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.38%) Blackberry
4 35 (4.15%) Clustering
5 32 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.44%) Open Source
7 27 (3.20%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.73%) Replication
9 21 (2.49%) Thin Client
9 21 (2.49%) Fat Client
10 19 (2.25%) GIS
11 15 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.54%) Wiki
13 11 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.30%) BBC
14 10 (1.18%) Physics
14 10 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (1.07%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.95%) Graphic Design
17 7 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 514 (60.90%) Windows
2 345 (40.88%) Linux
3 236 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 128 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 87 (10.31%) Windows 7
7 87 (10.31%) UNIX
8 65 (7.70%) CentOS
9 53 (6.28%) Ubuntu
10 34 (4.03%) Solaris
11 30 (3.55%) Windows 8
12 27 (3.20%) Mac OS X
13 24 (2.84%) Debian
14 18 (2.13%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.54%) Windows 2000
16 12 (1.42%) Fedora
17 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (15.40%) ITIL
2 107 (12.68%) DevOps
3 83 (9.83%) Configuration Management
4 63 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (6.87%) E-Commerce
6 42 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (4.86%) Project Management
8 32 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (3.55%) Service Management
10 29 (3.44%) Load Balancing
11 28 (3.32%) Service Delivery
11 28 (3.32%) Low Latency
12 27 (3.20%) Software Engineering
13 25 (2.96%) Electronic Trading
14 22 (2.61%) Change Control
14 22 (2.61%) Validation
14 22 (2.61%) UML
15 20 (2.37%) Data Modelling
15 20 (2.37%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 169 (20.02%) SQL
2 145 (17.18%) Python
3 115 (13.63%) Perl
4 100 (11.85%) PowerShell
5 73 (8.65%) PHP
6 66 (7.82%) Bash Shell
7 63 (7.46%) Java
8 51 (6.04%) Ruby
9 43 (5.09%) C
10 31 (3.67%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.61%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.18%) Korn
13 9 (1.07%) VBScript
14 7 (0.83%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.59%) VB
15 5 (0.59%) C#
16 4 (0.47%) C++
16 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.47%) AWK
17 2 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 128 (15.17%) Degree
2 89 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (8.65%) MCSE
4 67 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 59 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (5.92%) CCNA
7 44 (5.21%) MCSA
8 43 (5.09%) SC Cleared
9 42 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (3.79%) DV Cleared
11 26 (3.08%) MCITP
12 23 (2.73%) CCNP
13 13 (1.54%) MCP
14 8 (0.95%) CCA
14 8 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.71%) CISSP
15 6 (0.71%) CISM
16 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.47%) MCDST
17 4 (0.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.27%) QA
2 17 (2.01%) SLA
3 13 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.42%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 247 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 234 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (7.70%) vSphere
4 58 (6.87%) XenApp
5 54 (6.40%) VMware ESX
6 39 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (4.15%) Hyper-V
8 28 (3.32%) Varnish
9 21 (2.49%) KVM
10 18 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (1.90%) XenServer
12 14 (1.66%) Samba
12 14 (1.66%) GlusterFS
13 13 (1.54%) VirtualBox
13 13 (1.54%) NFS
14 12 (1.42%) XenDesktop
15 9 (1.07%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.07%) Docker
16 8 (0.95%) Xen
16 8 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 139 (16.47%) Puppet
2 118 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (7.94%) SCCM
4 59 (6.99%) Nagios
5 43 (5.09%) ZABBIX
6 35 (4.15%) SCOM
7 27 (3.20%) Salt
8 23 (2.73%) Ansible
9 22 (2.61%) Graphite
10 16 (1.90%) Kibana
10 16 (1.90%) Backup Exec
11 14 (1.66%) logstash
11 14 (1.66%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.66%) StatsD
12 13 (1.54%) WSUS
13 10 (1.18%) CFEngine
13 10 (1.18%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.18%) Cacti
14 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 327 (38.74%) VMware
2 227 (26.90%) Microsoft
3 181 (21.45%) Cisco
4 110 (13.03%) Red Hat
5 86 (10.19%) Citrix
6 70 (8.29%) HP
7 58 (6.87%) Oracle
8 43 (5.09%) Juniper
9 38 (4.50%) Dell
10 36 (4.27%) EMC
10 36 (4.27%) NetApp
11 28 (3.32%) SolarWinds
12 22 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 22 (2.61%) IBM
13 20 (2.37%) Verint
14 19 (2.25%) Symantec
15 17 (2.01%) Apple
16 15 (1.78%) Reuters
16 15 (1.78%) New Relic
16 15 (1.78%) AppDynamics
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £46 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance - Pension - Health Insuranc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus & exceptional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + great bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago