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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 202 198 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 36 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,014 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +21 18 £38,750 +19.23% 8
Lancashire -4 8 £32,000 +33.33% 4
Cheshire -6 8 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Cumbria -11 2 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) VMware
3 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
6 20 (28.17%) Linux
7 15 (21.13%) SAN
7 15 (21.13%) Cisco
7 15 (21.13%) Firewall
7 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle
10 11 (15.49%) ITIL
10 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.49%) Degree
10 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) MySQL
11 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.68%) DNS
12 9 (12.68%) Solaris
12 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.68%) Finance
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (11.27%) Coaching
13 8 (11.27%) Office 365
13 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 4 (5.63%) nginx
5 3 (4.23%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) SAN
1 15 (21.13%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) VoIP
4 6 (8.45%) IP Telephony
4 6 (8.45%) ADSL
5 5 (7.04%) Broadband
6 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.63%) IPv6
7 3 (4.23%) Wireless
7 3 (4.23%) Network Security
8 2 (2.82%) OpenVPN
8 2 (2.82%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.82%) Internet
8 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 2 (2.82%) LAN
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.45%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) LAMP
3 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Clustering
1 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.63%) Statistics
2 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Life Science
2 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) DTV
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (28.17%) Linux
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.68%) Solaris
7 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.27%) CentOS
7 8 (11.27%) UNIX
8 5 (7.04%) AIX
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.23%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.82%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Coaching
3 7 (9.86%) DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) ERP
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Communications Security
5 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.63%) Change Control
6 4 (5.63%) Database Security
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (5.63%) Database Tuning
6 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security
6 4 (5.63%) EAI
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.63%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.45%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
4 5 (7.04%) MCP
4 5 (7.04%) CCENT
5 4 (5.63%) MCTS
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CCIE
5 4 (5.63%) CCNA
5 4 (5.63%) CCDP
5 4 (5.63%) MCSA
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) NCDA
7 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.82%) CCA
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.41%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) XenApp
5 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.82%) Varnish
6 2 (2.82%) Openswan
6 2 (2.82%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.82%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (2.82%) KVM
6 2 (2.82%) Corosync
6 2 (2.82%) iptables
6 2 (2.82%) Ceph
6 2 (2.82%) Postfix
6 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.82%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.82%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
2 6 (8.45%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) Cacti
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.82%) Rsyslog
5 2 (2.82%) Ansible
5 2 (2.82%) logstash
5 2 (2.82%) Pacemaker
5 2 (2.82%) Bacula
5 2 (2.82%) Munin
5 2 (2.82%) yum
5 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) VMware
2 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco
5 12 (16.90%) Oracle
6 8 (11.27%) NetApp
6 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.45%) WatchGuard
8 5 (7.04%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.82%) Percona
9 2 (2.82%) IBM
10 1 (1.41%) SAP
10 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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