The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 223 211 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 39
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,250 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,800 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester -5 19 £32,500 - 5
Cheshire -4 3 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Lancashire -7 2 £38,750 +23.01% 3
Merseyside +10 1 £52,000 +57.57%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (51.22%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) VMware
3 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
7 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
7 10 (24.39%) Citrix
8 9 (21.95%) DNS
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco
9 8 (19.51%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.07%) MySQL
11 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
11 6 (14.63%) WatchGuard
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) ADSL
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) Nagios
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
12 5 (12.20%) LAN
12 5 (12.20%) Solaris
12 5 (12.20%) WAN
12 5 (12.20%) Network Security
12 5 (12.20%) Migration
13 4 (9.76%) Communications Security

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
1 1 (2.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) DNS
3 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
4 6 (14.63%) ADSL
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.44%) OpenVPN
9 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.44%) Broadband
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) SSL
9 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
1 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Solaris
7 4 (9.76%) CentOS
8 3 (7.32%) UNIX
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.44%) AIX
10 1 (2.44%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Communications Security
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Coaching
3 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps
3 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) SOA
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) CAD
5 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
1 2 (4.88%) PHP
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Ceph
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.44%) Varnish
6 1 (2.44%) Openswan
6 1 (2.44%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (2.44%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (2.44%) Corosync
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.44%) Postfix
6 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nagios
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) Cacti
3 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Bacula
4 1 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (2.44%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.44%) yum
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Munin
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) WatchGuard
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 4 (9.76%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 2 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) CommVault
9 1 (2.44%) Percona
9 1 (2.44%) SAP
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