The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 125 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.28% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 17
Average salary £46,500 £44,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £35,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Systems Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2259 2194 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 92.81% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1654 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Reading region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 17 (29.31%) VoIP
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 17 (29.31%) Firewall
5 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 14 (24.14%) SaaS
7 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.69%) Web Services
8 12 (20.69%) MySQL
8 12 (20.69%) SAN
8 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
8 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
9 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.97%) Cisco
9 11 (18.97%) .NET
9 11 (18.97%) Perl
10 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
10 10 (17.24%) DevOps
11 9 (15.52%) PaaS
11 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
11 9 (15.52%) Java
11 9 (15.52%) IIS
11 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
12 8 (13.79%) Oracle
12 8 (13.79%) HTTP

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) Lync
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) SaaS
2 9 (15.52%) PaaS
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.62%) Office 365
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) VoIP
3 12 (20.69%) SAN
4 8 (13.79%) HTTP
5 7 (12.07%) WAN
5 7 (12.07%) LAN
6 5 (8.62%) SMTP
6 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
6 5 (8.62%) VPN
6 5 (8.62%) Wireless
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (6.90%) Internet
8 3 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (5.17%) DNS
8 3 (5.17%) DHCP
9 2 (3.45%) Ethereal
9 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.45%) NAS
10 1 (1.72%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) DB2
3 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Automotive
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 11 (18.97%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) LAMP
4 4 (6.90%) Sensu
5 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Open Source
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
2 10 (17.24%) DevOps
3 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Operations Management
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Network Management
6 4 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (3.45%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.97%) Perl
4 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 6 (10.34%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) CCNA
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.62%) CCNP
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) MCP
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) Firmware
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nagios
1 5 (8.62%) Cacti
2 4 (6.90%) Ganglia
2 4 (6.90%) OpenView
3 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.72%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.72%) Ansible
5 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle
5 7 (12.07%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) Sun
7 4 (6.90%) BMC
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.90%) Splunk
8 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.45%) Aruba
9 2 (3.45%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.45%) F5
9 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee
9 2 (3.45%) Mitel
9 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) Juniper
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