The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 172 162 159
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.44% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,945 £27,950 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Cheadle +3 1 - -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (51.72%) Windows
1 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (24.14%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Nagios
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
8 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) vSphere
9 5 (17.24%) MCSE
9 5 (17.24%) MCSA
9 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.79%) BT
10 4 (13.79%) NEC
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 4 (13.79%) LDAP
4 4 (13.79%) DECT
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) NAS
5 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Memcached
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) CLARiiON
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Information Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Communications Security
4 2 (6.90%) Signal Processing
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
1 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Varnish
5 4 (13.79%) Squid
5 4 (13.79%) Postfix
6 3 (10.34%) XenApp
6 3 (10.34%) XenServer
7 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Icinga
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.79%) BT
4 4 (13.79%) NEC
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Brocade
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
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