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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 193 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 41 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.79% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 38
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,043 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6097 6608 7127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.15% 94.78% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4965 5327 6109
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 £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 23 £31,250 -10.71% 9
Lancashire -3 10 £25,000 +4.16%
Cheshire -13 7 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cumbria -8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 53 (63.86%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (49.40%) VMware
4 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (32.53%) Citrix
7 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
7 25 (30.12%) Linux
8 20 (24.10%) Firewall
9 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
10 18 (21.69%) SAN
10 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.07%) ITIL
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (16.87%) Finance
13 14 (16.87%) UNIX
13 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
13 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (15.66%) Office 365
14 13 (15.66%) DNS
14 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
14 13 (15.66%) MS Office
14 13 (15.66%) SQL
15 12 (14.46%) Apache
15 12 (14.46%) SLA
15 12 (14.46%) Cisco
15 12 (14.46%) Solaris
16 11 (13.25%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (14.46%) Apache
4 9 (10.84%) IIS
5 6 (7.23%) nginx
6 3 (3.61%) Lync
6 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) Jetty
8 1 (1.20%) WordPress
8 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) SAN
3 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.66%) DNS
5 9 (10.84%) VoIP
6 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.02%) DHCP
8 4 (4.82%) IPv6
8 4 (4.82%) Broadband
8 4 (4.82%) VPN
8 4 (4.82%) Internet
9 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 3 (3.61%) Network Security
10 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.41%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (2.41%) OpenVPN
10 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.84%) MySQL
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.23%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) LAMP
3 1 (1.20%) HTML5
3 1 (1.20%) Memcached
3 1 (1.20%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.25%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Statistics
4 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) Life Science
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Windows
2 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (30.12%) Linux
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.87%) UNIX
7 12 (14.46%) Solaris
8 9 (10.84%) CentOS
8 9 (10.84%) Ubuntu
9 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (6.02%) AIX
11 2 (2.41%) Debian
11 2 (2.41%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.41%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
2 9 (10.84%) Server Hardening
2 9 (10.84%) Server Building
3 8 (9.64%) Change Control
4 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.43%) DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Coaching
5 6 (7.23%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (7.23%) ERP
5 6 (7.23%) Database Security
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.23%) Database Tuning
6 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.02%) SDLC
7 4 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.82%) EAI
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security
8 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) PHP
3 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.82%) Python
5 3 (3.61%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) MCITP
3 8 (9.64%) MCP
3 8 (9.64%) MCSE
3 8 (9.64%) CCENT
4 7 (8.43%) MCSA
4 7 (8.43%) CCIE
4 7 (8.43%) CCNA
4 7 (8.43%) CCDP
4 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCTS
5 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.41%) CCA
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) NCDA
7 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.84%) XenApp
4 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.61%) Varnish
6 3 (3.61%) KVM
6 3 (3.61%) Ceph
7 2 (2.41%) NFS
7 2 (2.41%) iptables
7 2 (2.41%) Dovecot
7 2 (2.41%) Openswan
7 2 (2.41%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (2.41%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (2.41%) Corosync
7 2 (2.41%) Xen
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Nagios
1 7 (8.43%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) Cacti
4 2 (2.41%) Munin
4 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.41%) yum
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.41%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.41%) Ansible
4 2 (2.41%) logstash
4 2 (2.41%) Rsyslog
4 2 (2.41%) Bacula
4 2 (2.41%) Pacemaker
5 1 (1.20%) cPanel
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (49.40%) VMware
3 27 (32.53%) Citrix
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) Oracle
6 10 (12.05%) NetApp
7 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.43%) Dell
9 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.02%) HP
11 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.41%) Percona
12 2 (2.41%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (2.41%) NetScout
12 2 (2.41%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) IBM
12 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.41%) McAfee
12 2 (2.41%) Juniper
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