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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 114 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.32% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.42% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 29
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
2175 2179 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.83% 92.61% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1585 1676
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 £23,874 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 May 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Linux
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) SaaS
5 16 (29.63%) SAN
6 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.93%) MySQL
7 14 (25.93%) Web Services
7 14 (25.93%) Firewall
8 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
8 13 (24.07%) VoIP
8 13 (24.07%) PaaS
8 13 (24.07%) DevOps
9 12 (22.22%) SQL
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco
9 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 12 (22.22%) VMware
10 11 (20.37%) Open Source
11 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.67%) LAMP
12 9 (16.67%) Nagios
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.67%) CCNA
12 9 (16.67%) Apache
12 9 (16.67%) Cacti
12 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 9 (16.67%) Lync
2 8 (14.81%) Eucalyptus
2 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.85%) JBoss
8 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) SaaS
2 13 (24.07%) PaaS
3 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (12.96%) Office 365
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 14 (25.93%) Firewall
3 13 (24.07%) VoIP
4 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.81%) Internet
6 6 (11.11%) LAN
6 6 (11.11%) HTTP
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (9.26%) WAN
8 4 (7.41%) SMTP
8 4 (7.41%) VPN
8 4 (7.41%) DNS
8 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
9 3 (5.56%) DHCP
9 3 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.70%) NAS
10 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (3.70%) OSPF
10 2 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) LAMP
3 8 (14.81%) Sensu
4 4 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) CentOS
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) DevOps
2 11 (20.37%) Open Source
3 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Management
6 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (5.56%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.70%) Server Building
8 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) CCNA
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) CCNP
5 3 (5.56%) PhD
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) MCDST
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Nagios
1 9 (16.67%) Cacti
2 8 (14.81%) Ganglia
2 8 (14.81%) OpenView
3 5 (9.26%) SCCM
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.85%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco
2 12 (22.22%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Splunk
3 8 (14.81%) BMC
3 8 (14.81%) Sun
4 7 (12.96%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Websense
8 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
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