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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 114 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 1.27% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.37% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 12
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £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 27 February 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) VMware
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.05%) VoIP
7 12 (21.05%) Firewall
8 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
8 11 (19.30%) .NET
8 11 (19.30%) Perl
8 11 (19.30%) SaaS
9 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
9 10 (17.54%) Python
9 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.79%) HP
10 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 9 (15.79%) IIS
10 9 (15.79%) MySQL
10 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
11 8 (14.04%) Oracle
11 8 (14.04%) Java
11 8 (14.04%) HTTP
12 7 (12.28%) WAN
12 7 (12.28%) LAN
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.28%) DevOps

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) SaaS
2 6 (10.53%) PaaS
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) VoIP
3 8 (14.04%) HTTP
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) LAN
5 6 (10.53%) VPN
5 6 (10.53%) SAN
6 5 (8.77%) Wireless
6 5 (8.77%) SMTP
6 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (7.02%) DHCP
7 4 (7.02%) DNS
8 3 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (3.51%) Ethereal
9 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.51%) NAS
9 2 (3.51%) Internet
10 1 (1.75%) ISUP
10 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
1 4 (7.02%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) Sensu
4 2 (3.51%) LAMP
5 1 (1.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.28%) DevOps
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Operations Management
4 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.77%) Network Management
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.02%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (19.30%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) Java
6 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) Korn
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) VCP4
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.77%) XenApp
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.75%) NFS
6 1 (1.75%) QEMU
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
2 2 (3.51%) Ganglia
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) HP
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.51%) Aruba
8 2 (3.51%) F5
8 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.51%) Sun
8 2 (3.51%) Juniper
8 2 (3.51%) BMC
8 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.51%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) Mitel
8 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
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