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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 204 200 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 43 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 42
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -0.65%
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
6211 6805 6814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.41% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5523 5842
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 £23,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 4 August 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 August 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 +18 28 £33,500 -4.28% 5
Cheshire -15 8 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Lancashire +3 7 £25,000 +4.16%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.00%) VMware
4 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (34.52%) Citrix
5 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
6 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (30.95%) Linux
8 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 18 (21.43%) SAN
8 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (20.24%) Firewall
9 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
10 16 (19.05%) ITIL
10 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (17.86%) SQL
11 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 14 (16.67%) DNS
12 14 (16.67%) Finance
13 13 (15.48%) MS Office
13 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (15.48%) Office 365
14 12 (14.29%) Degree
14 12 (14.29%) UNIX
14 12 (14.29%) Cisco
15 11 (13.10%) Oracle
15 11 (13.10%) IIS
15 11 (13.10%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.10%) IIS
4 10 (11.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.57%) Lync
6 2 (2.38%) nginx
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.19%) Jetty
7 1 (1.19%) WordPress
7 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.48%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Office 365
2 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) SAN
2 17 (20.24%) Firewall
3 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.67%) DNS
5 8 (9.52%) VoIP
6 7 (8.33%) DHCP
6 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.76%) Broadband
7 4 (4.76%) IPv6
7 4 (4.76%) VPN
7 4 (4.76%) Internet
7 4 (4.76%) Wireless
7 4 (4.76%) VLAN
8 3 (3.57%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.57%) OSPF
8 3 (3.57%) ICMP
8 3 (3.57%) GSM
8 3 (3.57%) LAN
8 3 (3.57%) PBX
8 3 (3.57%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
3 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.52%) MySQL
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
1 3 (3.57%) Sensu
2 1 (1.19%) Alternative PHP Cache
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) HTML5
2 1 (1.19%) Memcached
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.10%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.76%) Statistics
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Life Science
6 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.19%) DTV
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (30.95%) Linux
4 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (14.29%) UNIX
7 9 (10.71%) Solaris
7 9 (10.71%) CentOS
8 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.14%) AIX
10 3 (3.57%) SUSE
11 2 (2.38%) Debian
11 2 (2.38%) VMS
11 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Change Control
3 9 (10.71%) Server Hardening
3 9 (10.71%) Server Building
3 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.14%) ERP
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 6 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (7.14%) Database Security
5 6 (7.14%) Coaching
5 6 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.95%) SDLC
6 5 (5.95%) Scrum
7 4 (4.76%) EAI
7 4 (4.76%) Information Security
7 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.95%) PHP
3 5 (5.95%) Ruby
4 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) VBScript
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.71%) MCITP
4 8 (9.52%) CCENT
4 8 (9.52%) MCP
4 8 (9.52%) MCSE
5 7 (8.33%) MCSA
5 7 (8.33%) CCIE
5 7 (8.33%) CCNA
5 7 (8.33%) CCDP
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.33%) MCTS
6 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) NCDA
6 2 (2.38%) CCA
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.90%) XenApp
4 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.33%) vSphere
6 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.57%) Kamailio
8 2 (2.38%) Xen
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.19%) vCloud
9 1 (1.19%) KVM
9 1 (1.19%) Ceph
9 1 (1.19%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Nagios
2 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (3.57%) Opsview
4 3 (3.57%) Graphite
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.38%) HP NNM
6 1 (1.19%) WSUS
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) Plesk
6 1 (1.19%) SCOM
6 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.19%) cPanel
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.00%) VMware
3 29 (34.52%) Citrix
4 12 (14.29%) Cisco
5 11 (13.10%) Oracle
6 10 (11.90%) HP
6 10 (11.90%) Dell
7 9 (10.71%) NetApp
8 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.57%) NetScout
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.38%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.38%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.38%) McAfee
10 2 (2.38%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) EMC
10 2 (2.38%) IBM
11 1 (1.19%) SAP
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