The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / North West
Rank 212 199 227
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 36 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.65% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 22
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,750 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%

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
5831 5365 6788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.80% 96.49% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4870 4505 5687
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 25 £38,250 +2.00% 6
Cheshire +19 7 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Lancashire -9 4 £35,000 +6.06%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (40.22%) Linux
2 34 (36.96%) Windows
3 28 (30.43%) VMware
4 26 (28.26%) SQL
5 23 (25.00%) Oracle
6 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
7 21 (22.83%) ITIL
8 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
9 19 (20.65%) Windows Server
10 17 (18.48%) DevOps
11 16 (17.39%) Citrix
11 16 (17.39%) Unix
11 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (16.30%) Data Modelling
13 14 (15.22%) Firewall
13 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
14 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (14.13%) IIS
14 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
15 12 (13.04%) MySQL
15 12 (13.04%) Management Information System
15 12 (13.04%) Finance
15 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
16 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (11.96%) Time Management
16 11 (11.96%) Apache
16 11 (11.96%) iPad

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.13%) IIS
2 11 (11.96%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.52%) Confluence
5 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.17%) nginx
7 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) BASE24
3 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
4 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) Firewall
2 9 (9.78%) SAN
3 7 (7.61%) DNS
4 6 (6.52%) DHCP
4 6 (6.52%) SSL
5 4 (4.35%) SNMP
6 3 (3.26%) Network Security
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (2.17%) HTTP
7 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.17%) LAN
7 2 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (1.09%) ATM
8 1 (1.09%) Internet
8 1 (1.09%) IPsec
8 1 (1.09%) VLAN
8 1 (1.09%) WAN
8 1 (1.09%) Wireless
8 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) MySQL
2 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) DB2
6 2 (2.17%) IDOL
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) QlikView
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 7 (7.61%) jQuery
2 7 (7.61%) REST
2 7 (7.61%) SOAP
3 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.43%) XML
4 4 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) CSS3
5 2 (2.17%) EJB
5 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) HTML5
5 2 (2.17%) J2EE
5 2 (2.17%) JSP
5 2 (2.17%) LAMP
5 2 (2.17%) Servlets
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.09%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.96%) iPad
4 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.52%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.35%) e-Health
6 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.17%) CCTV
7 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) SCADA
8 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.09%) IPTV
8 1 (1.09%) IVR
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.09%) Replication
8 1 (1.09%) RIA
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Linux
2 34 (36.96%) Windows
3 19 (20.65%) Windows Server
4 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (17.39%) Unix
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.52%) CentOS
8 5 (5.43%) HPUX
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.26%) Fedora
9 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.17%) Debian
10 2 (2.17%) Solaris
11 1 (1.09%) AIX
11 1 (1.09%) Android
11 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) DevOps
3 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.30%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.96%) Time Management
5 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
5 10 (10.87%) ETL
5 10 (10.87%) Migration
6 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.70%) High Availability
7 7 (7.61%) CRM
7 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.61%) Scrum
7 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.52%) Data Architecture
8 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.78%) Python
5 8 (8.70%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) C
6 7 (7.61%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.52%) C#
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby
9 4 (4.35%) C++
9 4 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.26%) Korn
10 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) Degree
3 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CCNA
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) CCNP
6 2 (2.17%) RHCE
6 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) CCIE
7 1 (1.09%) LPIC
7 1 (1.09%) MCSA
7 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.09%) RHCT
7 1 (1.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (5.43%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Docker
5 2 (2.17%) Varnish
5 2 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) Ceph
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) iptables
6 1 (1.09%) KVM
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.09%) pfSense
6 1 (1.09%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Nagios
3 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.43%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.35%) Ansible
5 4 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.35%) OpenView
5 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (3.26%) Cacti
7 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.09%) Graylog
7 1 (1.09%) Icinga
7 1 (1.09%) Kibana
7 1 (1.09%) logstash
7 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.09%) Plesk
7 1 (1.09%) SCOM
7 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) VMware
2 23 (25.00%) Oracle
3 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
5 16 (17.39%) Citrix
6 9 (9.78%) HP
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco
8 7 (7.61%) Atlassian
8 7 (7.61%) Intel
9 5 (5.43%) EMC
10 4 (4.35%) BMC
10 4 (4.35%) CA
10 4 (4.35%) Compuware
10 4 (4.35%) Dynatrace
10 4 (4.35%) IBM
10 4 (4.35%) Nimsoft
10 4 (4.35%) Sophos
11 2 (2.17%) iManage
11 2 (2.17%) Reuters
11 2 (2.17%) Sun
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