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 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 121 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 21 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.71% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 33
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £32,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -0.65%
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
2096 2213 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.54% 92.44% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1562 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 4 August 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Cisco
3 18 (35.29%) Internet
3 18 (35.29%) MySQL
4 16 (31.37%) SAN
4 16 (31.37%) VMware
5 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
6 13 (25.49%) Perl
6 13 (25.49%) LAN
6 13 (25.49%) Puppet
6 13 (25.49%) Firewall
6 13 (25.49%) DevOps
7 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (23.53%) Open Source
7 12 (23.53%) WAN
8 11 (21.57%) Apache
8 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.57%) Nagios
8 11 (21.57%) SaaS
8 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
9 10 (19.61%) Cacti
9 10 (19.61%) PaaS
9 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
9 10 (19.61%) LAMP
9 10 (19.61%) Python

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (21.57%) Apache
2 9 (17.65%) Eucalyptus
2 9 (17.65%) Lync
3 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.80%) OpenStack
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.96%) JBoss
9 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) SaaS
2 10 (19.61%) PaaS
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Internet
2 16 (31.37%) SAN
3 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 13 (25.49%) LAN
3 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
4 12 (23.53%) WAN
5 8 (15.69%) VoIP
6 7 (13.73%) OSPF
6 7 (13.73%) BGP
7 6 (11.76%) VPN
8 5 (9.80%) MPLS
8 5 (9.80%) SSL
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (9.80%) IPsec
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.84%) DNS
10 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.92%) NAS
11 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (3.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) LAMP
2 9 (17.65%) Sensu
2 9 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 7 (13.73%) CentOS
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) DevOps
2 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
6 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Server Building
8 1 (1.96%) Data Management
8 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Perl
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) Python
3 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.65%) CCNA
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCSA
5 5 (9.80%) CCIE
5 5 (9.80%) CCNP
5 5 (9.80%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.88%) PhD
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) MCP
8 1 (1.96%) MCDST
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 5 (9.80%) iptables
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.84%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Puppet
2 11 (21.57%) Nagios
3 10 (19.61%) Cacti
4 9 (17.65%) Ganglia
4 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (17.65%) OpenView
5 4 (7.84%) Ansible
6 3 (5.88%) SCCM
7 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Sun
4 9 (17.65%) Splunk
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 9 (17.65%) BMC
5 7 (13.73%) Websense
6 5 (9.80%) Juniper
7 4 (7.84%) EMC
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) Lotus
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
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