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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 235 203 222
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 21 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 31
Average salary £34,000 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.72% +3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,204 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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
6992 6278 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.70% 93.93% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5826 5362 6009
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -10 9 £34,000 +23.63% 5
Manchester -2 7 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Cumbria +4 3 £31,627 +15.00%
Merseyside +4 2 £28,000 -30.00%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
1 28 (39.44%) VMware
2 25 (35.21%) Windows
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
4 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
5 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (25.35%) Citrix
7 17 (23.94%) SAN
8 15 (21.13%) Degree
9 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (18.31%) DNS
11 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.90%) Aerospace
12 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
12 11 (15.49%) Project Management
12 11 (15.49%) Linux
13 10 (14.08%) Business Analysis
13 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
13 10 (14.08%) ITIL
13 10 (14.08%) MCSA
14 9 (12.68%) Oracle
14 9 (12.68%) SAP
14 9 (12.68%) SQL
14 9 (12.68%) DHCP
14 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
14 9 (12.68%) LAN
14 9 (12.68%) WAN
14 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.82%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) DNS
3 9 (12.68%) WAN
3 9 (12.68%) DHCP
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.68%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) VoIP
5 6 (8.45%) Network Security
6 5 (7.04%) Firewall
7 4 (5.63%) LDAP
7 4 (5.63%) DECT
8 3 (4.23%) NAS
8 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.23%) Star Schema
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (16.90%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Military
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) Memcached
2 3 (4.23%) J2EE
2 3 (4.23%) JDBC
2 3 (4.23%) JSP
2 3 (4.23%) JMS
2 3 (4.23%) JNDI
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.45%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.63%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.23%) Clustering
6 3 (4.23%) Replication
6 3 (4.23%) Kindle
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 10 (14.08%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) DSDM
6 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.45%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.45%) Coaching
6 6 (8.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (7.04%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Change Management
7 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) Information Security
8 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Perl
2 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.63%) PHP
3 4 (5.63%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) ABAP
5 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.08%) MCSA
4 4 (5.63%) MCSE
5 3 (4.23%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) HNC
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.63%) Squid
5 4 (5.63%) Postfix
5 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) Varnish
6 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) XenServer
6 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Nagios
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) Icinga
4 3 (4.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) VMware
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) Citrix
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle
4 9 (12.68%) SAP
5 7 (9.86%) Dell
5 7 (9.86%) Symantec
5 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.45%) NetApp
7 4 (5.63%) BT
7 4 (5.63%) NEC
7 4 (5.63%) EMC
7 4 (5.63%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) CommVault
9 2 (2.82%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.82%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.41%) Brocade
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