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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 167 173 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +30.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
3374 3496 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.66% 96.68% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2860 2853 3177
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 28 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
Stockport +13 2 £37,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
5 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
5 12 (29.27%) VMware
6 11 (26.83%) PHP
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (21.95%) SAN
8 9 (21.95%) DNS
8 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.51%) MCSE
9 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.07%) Citrix
11 6 (14.63%) CCA
11 6 (14.63%) MCSA
11 6 (14.63%) SQL
11 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) Open Source
11 6 (14.63%) Puppet
11 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
12 5 (12.20%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Google Apps
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
2 5 (12.20%) Internet
3 4 (9.76%) Broadband
3 4 (9.76%) IPv6
3 4 (9.76%) Wireless
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) S/MIME
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) ADSL
5 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Avionics
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Ajax
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.88%) Handset
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.20%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Debian
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Open Source
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Email Filtering
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Security Hardening
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) V-Model
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) Data Security
7 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PHP
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) Scala
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (19.51%) MCSE
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCA
2 6 (14.63%) MCSA
3 5 (12.20%) MCP
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCITP
5 3 (7.32%) MCTS
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) CCNA
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) XenServer
5 2 (4.88%) Firmware
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) oVirt
6 1 (2.44%) Postfix
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 4 (9.76%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) SELinux
4 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Perforce
6 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) AppSense
7 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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