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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 205 205 216
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 39 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.64% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +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
6182 6714 6943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 95.53% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4934 5424 5832
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +13 18 £42,750 +30.53% 4
Lancashire +3 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheshire +1 9 £42,500 +34.92% 5
Merseyside +9 2 £42,500 +28.78%
Cumbria -12 1 - - 3
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) VMware
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 21 (33.33%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) Citrix
7 14 (22.22%) SAN
7 14 (22.22%) Cisco
7 14 (22.22%) Firewall
7 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) Oracle
9 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (15.87%) Coaching
10 10 (15.87%) ITIL
10 10 (15.87%) MySQL
11 9 (14.29%) Solaris
11 9 (14.29%) DNS
11 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.29%) Degree
12 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (12.70%) VoIP
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
13 7 (11.11%) CentOS
13 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 7 (11.11%) XenApp
13 7 (11.11%) Communications Security
13 7 (11.11%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (6.35%) nginx
6 2 (3.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) SAN
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (14.29%) DNS
3 8 (12.70%) VoIP
4 6 (9.52%) ADSL
4 6 (9.52%) IP Telephony
4 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.94%) Broadband
5 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.35%) IPv6
7 2 (3.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (3.17%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Statistics
2 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Life Science
2 3 (4.76%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Solaris
6 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (11.11%) UNIX
7 7 (11.11%) CentOS
7 7 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.35%) AIX
9 3 (4.76%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.17%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) ITIL
1 10 (15.87%) Coaching
2 7 (11.11%) Communications Security
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) ERP
4 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.35%) Information Security
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.76%) EAI
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) Scrum
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.17%) Kanban
7 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.59%) People Management
8 1 (1.59%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (3.17%) Perl
4 2 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.52%) MCITP
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) MCSA
5 4 (6.35%) CCIE
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) CCDP
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCP
5 4 (6.35%) MCTS
5 4 (6.35%) CCENT
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.11%) XenApp
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.17%) Postfix
6 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.17%) Varnish
6 2 (3.17%) Dovecot
6 2 (3.17%) Openswan
6 2 (3.17%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (3.17%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (3.17%) Corosync
6 2 (3.17%) KVM
6 2 (3.17%) Ceph
6 2 (3.17%) iptables
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Nagios
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.76%) Cacti
5 2 (3.17%) Munin
5 2 (3.17%) yum
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.17%) SCCM
5 2 (3.17%) Ansible
5 2 (3.17%) logstash
5 2 (3.17%) Rsyslog
5 2 (3.17%) Bacula
5 2 (3.17%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) VMware
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) Citrix
4 14 (22.22%) Cisco
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle
6 7 (11.11%) NetApp
6 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.52%) WatchGuard
7 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.52%) Dell
8 5 (7.94%) HP
9 2 (3.17%) Percona
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Symantec
10 1 (1.59%) CommVault
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) IBM
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