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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 179 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 12 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.42% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 17
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,834 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.18%
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
3839 3569 3717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.24% 94.22% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 3106 3273
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bolton - 1 £37,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (26.67%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) Nagios
8 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
8 7 (23.33%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) vSphere
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) LAN
9 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) EMC
10 5 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (16.67%) MCSE
10 5 (16.67%) MCSA
10 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) CLARiiON

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) LDAP
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) VoIP
4 4 (13.33%) DECT
5 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Military
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) CLARiiON
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 3 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Signal Processing
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) BCP
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (13.33%) Perl
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) vSphere
5 4 (13.33%) Varnish
5 4 (13.33%) Postfix
5 4 (13.33%) Squid
6 3 (10.00%) XenApp
6 3 (10.00%) XenServer
7 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nagios
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Icinga
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
4 5 (16.67%) EMC
4 5 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) BT
5 4 (13.33%) NEC
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Brocade
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) Meraki
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