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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 151 173 180
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
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
3141 3879 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.20% 96.42% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 3327 3156
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
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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
Stockport -3 4 £37,500 -
Rochdale -6 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 20 (43.48%) PHP
2 20 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 18 (39.13%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) Windows
6 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (30.43%) Open Source
8 13 (28.26%) Puppet
8 13 (28.26%) Scala
8 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 13 (28.26%) Play Framework
8 13 (28.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (28.26%) CentOS
8 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (28.26%) Perl
8 13 (28.26%) Python
8 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
8 13 (28.26%) ITIL
9 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.91%) Citrix
9 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.57%) DNS
10 9 (19.57%) SAN
10 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
11 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.22%) NetApp
13 6 (13.04%) Project Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
1 9 (19.57%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Broadband
2 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) IPv6
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.52%) S/MIME
4 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 2 (4.35%) ADSL
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Avionics
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.35%) Handset
4 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) CentOS
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.87%) Debian
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Open Source
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Coaching
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Email Filtering
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Security Hardening
7 3 (6.52%) V-Model
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) PHP
2 13 (28.26%) Perl
2 13 (28.26%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) Scala
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCP
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.70%) CCA
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
4 3 (6.52%) MCTS
5 2 (4.35%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
1 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) NetApp
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
7 3 (6.52%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) AppSense
9 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec