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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 217 199 219
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 34 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
6519 6289 7379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.93% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5414 5208 6253
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 21 £32,500 - 4
Lancashire -6 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cheshire -11 5 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Merseyside +16 3 £46,250 +40.15%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.85%) Linux
6 17 (32.08%) Citrix
7 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
8 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
8 14 (26.42%) Firewall
9 13 (24.53%) SAN
10 12 (22.64%) DNS
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco
12 10 (18.87%) MySQL
13 9 (16.98%) Nagios
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.09%) Solaris
14 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
15 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (13.21%) CentOS
15 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
16 6 (11.32%) Coaching
16 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
16 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
16 6 (11.32%) WatchGuard
16 6 (11.32%) Network Security
16 6 (11.32%) DHCP
16 6 (11.32%) ADSL

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) nginx
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) SAN
3 12 (22.64%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.32%) DHCP
5 6 (11.32%) ADSL
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
5 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
5 6 (11.32%) Network Security
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 5 (9.43%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.66%) Broadband
9 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.77%) Wireless
9 2 (3.77%) SSL
9 2 (3.77%) IPv6
9 2 (3.77%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (3.77%) OpenVPN
9 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.09%) Solaris
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.21%) CentOS
7 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
7 6 (11.32%) UNIX
8 3 (5.66%) AIX
8 3 (5.66%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.77%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
1 6 (11.32%) Coaching
2 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (9.43%) Communications Security
2 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) DevOps
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Information Security
5 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Kanban
6 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.89%) Release Management
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) PDM
6 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
1 3 (5.66%) PHP
1 3 (5.66%) Python
1 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSA
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) VCP4
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) CCENT
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.77%) NFS
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.77%) Postfix
6 2 (3.77%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.77%) Dovecot
6 2 (3.77%) Openswan
6 2 (3.77%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (3.77%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (3.77%) Corosync
6 2 (3.77%) KVM
6 2 (3.77%) Ceph
6 2 (3.77%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Varnish
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Nagios
2 4 (7.55%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.66%) Cacti
4 2 (3.77%) Munin
4 2 (3.77%) yum
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.77%) Ansible
4 2 (3.77%) logstash
4 2 (3.77%) Rsyslog
4 2 (3.77%) Bacula
4 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.89%) Opsview
5 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.32%) WatchGuard
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Percona
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
10 1 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) CommVault
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