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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 111 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.30% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £34,300 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (68.66%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) VMware
4 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
6 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (23.88%) Python
7 15 (22.39%) Cisco
7 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
7 15 (22.39%) Perl
7 15 (22.39%) SQL
7 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
7 15 (22.39%) Ruby
8 14 (20.90%) UNIX
9 13 (19.40%) C
9 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.91%) Firmware
10 12 (17.91%) C++
10 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
11 11 (16.42%) MySQL
12 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
12 10 (14.93%) Solaris
12 10 (14.93%) CentOS
12 10 (14.93%) vSphere
13 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.43%) QA
13 9 (13.43%) HP
13 9 (13.43%) Ethernet
13 9 (13.43%) STB

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) Ethernet
3 8 (11.94%) OSPF
3 8 (11.94%) BGP
4 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.46%) DNS
5 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 5 (7.46%) SSH
5 5 (7.46%) Network Security
6 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.97%) SNMP
7 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
7 3 (4.48%) snoop
7 3 (4.48%) FWSM
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.48%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.99%) VPN
9 1 (1.49%) DHCP
9 1 (1.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) Military
3 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Avionics
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) XML
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Firmware
2 9 (13.43%) STB
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.49%) MPEG
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 14 (20.90%) UNIX
4 10 (14.93%) Solaris
4 10 (14.93%) CentOS
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) VMS
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.46%) ITIL
1 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (5.97%) Web Development
2 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
3 3 (4.48%) Network Design
3 3 (4.48%) Service Management
3 3 (4.48%) Migration
3 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
4 2 (2.99%) Process Management
4 2 (2.99%) ITSM
4 2 (2.99%) Data Security
4 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.99%) Data Management
4 2 (2.99%) CRM
5 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.49%) Information Security
5 1 (1.49%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.49%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
2 16 (23.88%) Python
3 15 (22.39%) Perl
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) Ruby
4 13 (19.40%) C
5 12 (17.91%) C++
6 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.46%) Java
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.99%) C#
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.46%) RHCE
3 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.93%) vSphere
4 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) NFS
6 1 (1.49%) QEMU
6 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) VMware
2 15 (22.39%) Cisco
2 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) Sun
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) EMC
6 4 (5.97%) Juniper
7 3 (4.48%) NetApp
7 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.48%) Foundry
7 3 (4.48%) F5
7 3 (4.48%) Egenera
8 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 2 (2.99%) Lotus
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Veritas
Reading
Argyll Scott
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago