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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 150 162 170
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 14
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3207 3710 4083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.19% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 3039 3542
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Cheadle +2 1 £24,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) VMware
3 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (44.68%) Citrix
6 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
8 15 (31.91%) SAN
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (27.66%) Linux
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
10 12 (25.53%) SLA
11 11 (23.40%) DNS
11 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
12 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) Office 365
13 9 (19.15%) Server Hardening
13 9 (19.15%) Server Building
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
13 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
13 9 (19.15%) Firewall
13 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
13 9 (19.15%) NetApp
13 9 (19.15%) MS Office
14 8 (17.02%) ITIL
14 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.02%) Change Control
14 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) nginx
4 4 (8.51%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Jetty
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.40%) DNS
4 9 (19.15%) Firewall
5 7 (14.89%) VoIP
6 5 (10.64%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.51%) Broadband
7 4 (8.51%) IPv6
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) SNMP
9 2 (4.26%) LAN
9 2 (4.26%) WAN
9 2 (4.26%) Wireless
9 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.26%) OSPF
9 2 (4.26%) ICMP
9 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Memcached
3 1 (2.13%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
1 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (27.66%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Debian
6 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
1 9 (19.15%) Server Hardening
1 9 (19.15%) Server Building
2 8 (17.02%) Change Control
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Coaching
4 6 (12.77%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (12.77%) Database Tuning
4 6 (12.77%) Database Security
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Communications Security
7 2 (4.26%) Kanban
7 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 2 (4.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) CCA
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) NCDA
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.13%) CCENT
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) vSphere
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) Xen
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.13%) Varnish
8 1 (2.13%) KVM
8 1 (2.13%) Ceph
8 1 (2.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) cPanel
4 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Cacti
4 1 (2.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) NetApp
5 7 (14.89%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.26%) NetScout
9 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.13%) AppSense
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
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