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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 234 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 28 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 33
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,204 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.18%
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
6996 6412 7133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5512 6101
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 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
Cheshire -13 11 £34,000 +19.29% 3
Manchester -11 10 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Cumbria +4 4 £31,627 +15.00%
Merseyside +4 3 £28,500 -28.75%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 27 (35.06%) Windows
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
5 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
6 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (24.68%) Citrix
8 18 (23.38%) SAN
9 17 (22.08%) Degree
10 15 (19.48%) DNS
11 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
12 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
12 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.58%) SAP
13 12 (15.58%) Linux
13 12 (15.58%) ITIL
13 12 (15.58%) Business Analysis
13 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
14 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 11 (14.29%) Project Management
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (12.99%) DHCP
15 10 (12.99%) MCSA
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle
15 10 (12.99%) SQL
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.60%) SAP PM
2 2 (2.60%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) SAN
2 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.99%) DHCP
5 9 (11.69%) LAN
5 9 (11.69%) WAN
6 7 (9.09%) VoIP
7 6 (7.79%) Network Security
7 6 (7.79%) Firewall
8 4 (5.19%) LDAP
8 4 (5.19%) DECT
9 3 (3.90%) NAS
9 3 (3.90%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.60%) Internet
11 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.30%) Wireless
11 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (2.60%) Finance
5 2 (2.60%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Memcached
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) JMS
2 3 (3.90%) JDBC
2 3 (3.90%) JSP
2 3 (3.90%) J2EE
2 3 (3.90%) JNDI
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 7 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 4 (5.19%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.90%) Clustering
6 3 (3.90%) Kindle
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.30%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.09%) ETL
5 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.09%) DSDM
5 7 (9.09%) Coaching
5 7 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Information Architecture
6 6 (7.79%) Change Management
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security
7 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Perl
2 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.19%) PHP
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) ABAP
4 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.99%) MCSA
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) HNC
5 3 (3.90%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) MCP
7 1 (1.30%) CISSP
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.19%) Varnish
5 4 (5.19%) Postfix
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
5 4 (5.19%) Squid
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 3 (3.90%) XenServer
7 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Nagios
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) Icinga
3 4 (5.19%) SCCM
4 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.68%) Citrix
4 12 (15.58%) SAP
5 10 (12.99%) Oracle
6 7 (9.09%) Symantec
6 7 (9.09%) Dell
6 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.79%) NetApp
8 4 (5.19%) EMC
8 4 (5.19%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) Cisco
8 4 (5.19%) BT
8 4 (5.19%) NEC
9 3 (3.90%) IBM
9 3 (3.90%) CommVault
10 2 (2.60%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (2.60%) Kaspersky
10 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.30%) McAfee
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