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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 110 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 34 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 0.88% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.96% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 23
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (60.94%) Linux
2 24 (37.50%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 19 (29.69%) Windows
5 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
6 15 (23.44%) Perl
6 15 (23.44%) SQL
7 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
8 13 (20.31%) Java
8 13 (20.31%) Python
8 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.31%) HP
8 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (18.75%) .NET
10 11 (17.19%) VoIP
11 10 (15.63%) IIS
11 10 (15.63%) Solaris
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
11 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
12 9 (14.06%) ITIL
13 8 (12.50%) MySQL
13 8 (12.50%) Cisco
13 8 (12.50%) Firmware
13 8 (12.50%) Firewall
13 8 (12.50%) Ruby
14 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.94%) LAN
14 7 (10.94%) WAN
14 7 (10.94%) Active Directory

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (15.63%) IIS
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Lync
4 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.19%) VoIP
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) WAN
4 7 (10.94%) LAN
5 5 (7.81%) HTTP
5 5 (7.81%) DNS
5 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.69%) tcpdump
6 3 (4.69%) snoop
6 3 (4.69%) FWSM
6 3 (4.69%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) SMTP
6 3 (4.69%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) CGI
6 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.13%) STB
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) MPEG
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Linux
2 19 (29.69%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) Solaris
4 6 (9.38%) UNIX
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) Network Management
4 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.25%) DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (4.69%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
5 3 (4.69%) Process Management
5 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 2 (3.13%) ITSM
6 2 (3.13%) CRM
6 2 (3.13%) Data Management
6 2 (3.13%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.44%) Perl
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) Java
3 13 (20.31%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.81%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) C
9 3 (4.69%) C#
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.56%) Korn
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Firmware
4 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.94%) vSphere
5 5 (7.81%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) QEMU
7 1 (1.56%) KVM
7 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) VMware
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) F5
6 3 (4.69%) Egenera
6 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.69%) Foundry
6 3 (4.69%) Sun
6 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) Mitel
7 2 (3.13%) Lotus
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) Aruba
7 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
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