The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 201 218 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 280 257 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.13% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.19% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 237 220 248
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South East region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +31 91 £35,000 - 6
Berkshire -10 50 £45,750 +10.24% 9
Oxfordshire +24 34 £39,000 -5.45% 6
Kent +32 24 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East Sussex +18 23 £35,250 +0.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 22 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Surrey -15 18 £38,000 -23.23% 8
West Sussex -2 10 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Middlesex -9 8 £34,000 -18.07% 1
Sussex - 1 £45,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 237 (46.29%) Windows
2 194 (37.89%) Linux
3 186 (36.33%) Microsoft
4 172 (33.59%) VMware
5 126 (24.61%) Active Directory
6 119 (23.24%) SAN
7 114 (22.27%) TCP/IP
8 109 (21.29%) ITIL
8 109 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (19.92%) Firewall
10 100 (19.53%) Cisco
11 97 (18.95%) Degree
12 96 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 89 (17.38%) DNS
13 89 (17.38%) Security Cleared
14 87 (16.99%) SQL Server
15 86 (16.80%) SQL
15 86 (16.80%) MS Excel
16 80 (15.63%) UNIX
16 80 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 70 (13.67%) Hyper-V
17 70 (13.67%) Perl
18 69 (13.48%) SC Cleared
19 65 (12.70%) DHCP
20 64 (12.50%) HP
20 64 (12.50%) PowerShell
21 63 (12.30%) MS Exchange
22 62 (12.11%) Cisco Certification
23 60 (11.72%) Python
24 58 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 63 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.20%) IIS
4 35 (6.84%) Apache
5 31 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (5.86%) Lync
7 22 (4.30%) SharePoint
8 21 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.54%) Tomcat
11 12 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.95%) Moodle
12 10 (1.95%) JBoss
12 10 (1.95%) GlassFish
13 9 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.56%) Eucalyptus
14 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.37%) IBM Notes
16 6 (1.17%) TPMS
17 5 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 86 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.81%) MS Office
3 12 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) Simulink
5 3 (0.59%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.20%) Windchill
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
3 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.03%) SaaS
3 22 (4.30%) Office 365
4 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.73%) PaaS
6 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 119 (23.24%) SAN
2 114 (22.27%) TCP/IP
3 102 (19.92%) Firewall
4 89 (17.38%) DNS
5 65 (12.70%) DHCP
6 53 (10.35%) VPN
7 43 (8.40%) WAN
8 37 (7.23%) NAS
9 36 (7.03%) VoIP
9 36 (7.03%) Wireless
10 32 (6.25%) LAN
11 30 (5.86%) VLAN
12 26 (5.08%) LDAP
13 23 (4.49%) SSL
13 23 (4.49%) Internet
14 22 (4.30%) SMTP
15 21 (4.10%) DMZ
15 21 (4.10%) iSCSI
16 17 (3.32%) IPsec
17 16 (3.13%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.57%) MySQL
3 15 (2.93%) DB2
4 8 (1.56%) Redis
5 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.78%) Big Data
6 4 (0.78%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.54%) Subversion
3 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.98%) JIRA
6 4 (0.78%) GNU Toolchain
6 4 (0.78%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.59%) RSpec
7 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
9 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.20%) dbdeploy
General
1 46 (8.98%) Telecoms
2 29 (5.66%) Finance
3 14 (2.73%) Electronics
4 9 (1.76%) Retail
4 9 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.37%) Legal
6 6 (1.17%) Back Office
7 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.98%) Automotive
8 4 (0.78%) Military
8 4 (0.78%) German Language
9 3 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.59%) Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Avionics
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.86%) JSP
2 23 (4.49%) HTML
2 23 (4.49%) Software Packaging
3 21 (4.10%) Web Services
4 18 (3.52%) CSS
5 16 (3.13%) MAPI
6 15 (2.93%) .NET
7 14 (2.73%) LAMP
7 14 (2.73%) XML
8 12 (2.34%) Ajax
9 10 (1.95%) OAuth
10 8 (1.56%) Sensu
10 8 (1.56%) Regular Expression
11 6 (1.17%) J2EE
12 4 (0.78%) POSIX
12 4 (0.78%) Middleware
13 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
15 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.88%) Replication
3 24 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.10%) Clustering
4 21 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.91%) Open Source
6 18 (3.52%) Blackberry
7 16 (3.13%) iPhone
7 16 (3.13%) PDA
8 13 (2.54%) PKI
9 11 (2.15%) EqualLogic
10 10 (1.95%) Learning Management System
10 10 (1.95%) E-Learning
11 8 (1.56%) User Experience
11 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.17%) DataPower
13 5 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 237 (46.29%) Windows
2 194 (37.89%) Linux
3 96 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (15.63%) UNIX
4 80 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (9.18%) CentOS
6 47 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 24 (4.69%) Windows XP
9 19 (3.71%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.71%) Solaris
10 16 (3.13%) Android
10 16 (3.13%) Windows Vista
11 14 (2.73%) AIX
12 10 (1.95%) Debian
13 9 (1.76%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.17%) zOS
16 5 (0.98%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.29%) ITIL
2 58 (11.33%) DevOps
3 45 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (7.03%) Project Management
5 30 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (5.27%) Software Engineering
7 23 (4.49%) Compatibility Testing
7 23 (4.49%) Software Distribution
8 22 (4.30%) Validation
9 19 (3.71%) Change Management
10 17 (3.32%) Configuration Management
10 17 (3.32%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.13%) UML
11 16 (3.13%) Software Testing
12 15 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (2.93%) Performance Analysis
13 13 (2.54%) Mentoring
14 12 (2.34%) Use Case
15 11 (2.15%) Load Balancing
15 11 (2.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.80%) SQL
2 70 (13.67%) Perl
3 64 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 60 (11.72%) Python
5 55 (10.74%) Java
6 53 (10.35%) Bash Shell
7 42 (8.20%) C
8 35 (6.84%) C++
9 30 (5.86%) JavaScript
10 29 (5.66%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.88%) PHP
12 16 (3.13%) C#
12 16 (3.13%) Ruby
13 8 (1.56%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.56%) Korn
14 7 (1.37%) AWK
14 7 (1.37%) sed
15 6 (1.17%) Bourne shell
15 6 (1.17%) JCL
16 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (18.95%) Degree
2 89 (17.38%) Security Cleared
3 69 (13.48%) SC Cleared
4 62 (12.11%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (8.79%) MCSE
7 42 (8.20%) CCNA
8 39 (7.62%) CCNP
9 30 (5.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (4.69%) DV Cleared
11 16 (3.13%) MCITP
12 15 (2.93%) MCSA
12 15 (2.93%) MCP
13 13 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.76%) MCTS
14 9 (1.76%) RHCSA
15 7 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
15 7 (1.37%) RHCE
15 7 (1.37%) CCDA
15 7 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.69%) SLA
2 16 (3.13%) QA
3 14 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.59%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.59%) DO-254
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) JTAG
8 1 (0.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 126 (24.61%) Active Directory
2 109 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (13.67%) Hyper-V
4 43 (8.40%) vSphere
5 25 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.13%) Firmware
7 15 (2.93%) vCloud
8 13 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.15%) XenApp
9 11 (2.15%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.76%) NFS
11 6 (1.17%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.59%) KVM
13 3 (0.59%) UAG
14 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (8.20%) SCCM
2 41 (8.01%) Puppet
3 31 (6.05%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.91%) Nagios
5 18 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.15%) WSUS
6 11 (2.15%) SCOM
6 11 (2.15%) Cacti
6 11 (2.15%) OpenView
7 10 (1.95%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.56%) Ganglia
9 6 (1.17%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.17%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.59%) Ansible
11 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.39%) Plesk
12 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 186 (36.33%) Microsoft
2 172 (33.59%) VMware
3 100 (19.53%) Cisco
4 64 (12.50%) HP
5 56 (10.94%) Citrix
6 50 (9.77%) Red Hat
7 49 (9.57%) Oracle
8 27 (5.27%) EMC
9 24 (4.69%) Symantec
10 22 (4.30%) Veeam
10 22 (4.30%) NetApp
11 20 (3.91%) Juniper
12 17 (3.32%) 3PAR
12 17 (3.32%) IBM
13 16 (3.13%) Apple
13 16 (3.13%) Draytek
14 13 (2.54%) Sun
15 12 (2.34%) CommVault
16 11 (2.15%) McAfee
17 10 (1.95%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40-50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: £25-28k + benefits package.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Overtime + B
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30,000-50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Overtime + Flexibl
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
SynApps
Salary: car allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £40k - £45k per annum + 2 Pages of Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum £34-36k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Bournemouth University
Salary: £25-30k per annum plus £8k training and development budget
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 5 days ago