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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 214 210 187
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 41 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.52% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 43
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
6422 6986 6400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.80% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5351 5699 5505
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +14 27 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire -13 9 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Lancashire - 4 £25,000 -
Merseyside +10 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
3 36 (44.44%) VMware
4 34 (41.98%) MS Excel
5 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (32.10%) Citrix
7 25 (30.86%) Linux
8 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (20.99%) SQL
10 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.75%) Office 365
11 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
11 16 (19.75%) Finance
12 15 (18.52%) Firewall
12 15 (18.52%) MS Office
13 14 (17.28%) Cisco
14 13 (16.05%) ITIL
14 13 (16.05%) Thin Client
14 13 (16.05%) Change Control
14 13 (16.05%) Fat Client
15 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
15 12 (14.81%) SLA
15 12 (14.81%) IIS
15 12 (14.81%) DNS
16 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
16 11 (13.58%) Oracle
16 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.81%) IIS
3 10 (12.35%) Apache
3 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) nginx
6 2 (2.47%) Lync
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) Jetty
7 1 (1.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (41.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Office 365
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.52%) Firewall
3 12 (14.81%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (8.64%) LAN
5 7 (8.64%) WAN
5 7 (8.64%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) Internet
6 4 (4.94%) VPN
6 4 (4.94%) Wireless
6 4 (4.94%) VLAN
7 3 (3.70%) GSM
7 3 (3.70%) OSPF
7 3 (3.70%) ICMP
7 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.70%) SNMP
7 3 (3.70%) PBX
7 3 (3.70%) PSTN
7 3 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Play Framework
2 3 (3.70%) Sensu
2 3 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) Memcached
3 1 (1.23%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Thin Client
1 13 (16.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 4 (4.94%) Statistics
5 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Life Science
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (30.86%) Linux
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.35%) CentOS
7 9 (11.11%) UNIX
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
9 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (7.41%) Solaris
11 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.70%) AIX
12 3 (3.70%) SUSE
13 2 (2.47%) Debian
13 2 (2.47%) VMS
14 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
1 13 (16.05%) Change Control
2 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 11 (13.58%) Server Hardening
3 11 (13.58%) Server Building
4 8 (9.88%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (9.88%) Database Security
4 8 (9.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (9.88%) Database Tuning
4 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.41%) ERP
5 6 (7.41%) Open Source
6 5 (6.17%) DevOps
7 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.94%) SDLC
7 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
7 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.94%) EAI
7 4 (4.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) PHP
3 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.41%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) Ruby
5 4 (4.94%) Scala
5 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) Java
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.47%) VBScript
7 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.23%) VB
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) CCENT
2 7 (8.64%) MCP
2 7 (8.64%) MCSE
2 7 (8.64%) MCITP
3 6 (7.41%) MCTS
3 6 (7.41%) MCSA
3 6 (7.41%) CCIE
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
3 6 (7.41%) CCDP
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) NCDA
4 2 (2.47%) CCA
4 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.41%) XenApp
6 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.70%) Kamailio
8 2 (2.47%) Xen
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.23%) vCloud
9 1 (1.23%) KVM
9 1 (1.23%) Ceph
9 1 (1.23%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 5 (6.17%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (4.94%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.70%) Opsview
4 3 (3.70%) Nagios
4 3 (3.70%) Graphite
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.47%) HP NNM
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.23%) Plesk
6 1 (1.23%) cPanel
6 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (44.44%) VMware
3 26 (32.10%) Citrix
4 14 (17.28%) Cisco
5 11 (13.58%) Oracle
6 10 (12.35%) HP
7 9 (11.11%) Dell
7 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (9.88%) NetApp
9 4 (4.94%) EMC
9 4 (4.94%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.70%) NetScout
10 3 (3.70%) Juniper
11 2 (2.47%) IBM
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) McAfee
11 2 (2.47%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.23%) Sophos
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