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 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 229 211 185
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 241 245 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.16% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.22% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 194 221 300
Average salary £38,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,450
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +20 75 £40,000 +30.61% 13
Berkshire +20 60 £37,500 -5.66% 11
Surrey -18 43 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £38,000 -24.00% 2
East Sussex - 18 £35,000 - 1
Kent -10 12 £23,750 +1.06%
Oxfordshire -24 11 £32,500 -38.09% 4
West Sussex -10 6 £41,750 +7.05%
Middlesex -10 2 £70,000 +137.28%
Sussex +12 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 194 (44.91%) Linux
2 184 (42.59%) Windows
3 139 (32.18%) VMware
4 136 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 108 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 84 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (18.29%) DNS
8 78 (18.06%) MS Excel
9 76 (17.59%) Cisco
9 76 (17.59%) Active Directory
10 72 (16.67%) Degree
11 71 (16.44%) UNIX
12 67 (15.51%) Perl
13 64 (14.81%) MySQL
14 61 (14.12%) Java
15 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (13.66%) Citrix
17 58 (13.43%) Python
18 54 (12.50%) VPN
19 53 (12.27%) MS Exchange
20 52 (12.04%) SQL Server
21 51 (11.81%) Hyper-V
22 50 (11.57%) DHCP
23 49 (11.34%) Security Cleared
24 48 (11.11%) PHP
25 47 (10.88%) SAN
25 47 (10.88%) Bash Shell
26 46 (10.65%) SQL
27 45 (10.42%) ITIL
27 45 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 53 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.33%) IIS
3 31 (7.18%) Apache
4 18 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.55%) Lync
7 10 (2.31%) nginx
7 10 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.93%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) TPMS
13 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) Simulink
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Maximo
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (6.02%) SaaS
4 6 (1.39%) Office 365
4 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.16%) ElastiCache
5 5 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.16%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 79 (18.29%) DNS
3 54 (12.50%) VPN
4 50 (11.57%) DHCP
5 47 (10.88%) SAN
6 43 (9.95%) Firewall
7 40 (9.26%) VoIP
8 31 (7.18%) WAN
9 28 (6.48%) VLAN
10 24 (5.56%) SMTP
11 23 (5.32%) LAN
11 23 (5.32%) HTTP
12 21 (4.86%) Wireshark
13 19 (4.40%) FTP
13 19 (4.40%) Internet
14 18 (4.17%) SSH
15 17 (3.94%) Wireless
16 16 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (3.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.81%) MySQL
2 52 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.62%) DB2
3 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.46%) Big Data
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) Redis
9 1 (0.23%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 17 (3.94%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.62%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.39%) Subversion
6 5 (1.16%) JIRA
6 5 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.46%) RSpec
8 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.46%) dbdeploy
8 2 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 37 (8.56%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.79%) Finance
3 10 (2.31%) Electronics
4 9 (2.08%) Advertising
5 8 (1.85%) Legal
5 8 (1.85%) Banking
6 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.62%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.39%) Retail
7 6 (1.39%) Military
7 6 (1.39%) Marketing
8 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Avionics
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.02%) Web Services
2 24 (5.56%) LAMP
3 22 (5.09%) .NET
4 17 (3.94%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (2.55%) XML
6 9 (2.08%) HTML
7 6 (1.39%) JSP
7 6 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (1.16%) Software Packaging
8 5 (1.16%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (1.16%) J2EE
8 5 (1.16%) MAPI
9 4 (0.93%) CSS
9 4 (0.93%) Ajax
10 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.46%) SOAP
11 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.46%) jQuery
12 1 (0.23%) Memcached
12 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.25%) Open Source
3 16 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.24%) Clustering
4 14 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.01%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.62%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.39%) PKI
10 5 (1.16%) PDA
10 5 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.16%) Replication
10 5 (1.16%) iPhone
11 4 (0.93%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.93%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.93%) MPEG
11 4 (0.93%) Physics
12 3 (0.69%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 194 (44.91%) Linux
2 184 (42.59%) Windows
3 71 (16.44%) UNIX
4 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.32%) CentOS
9 22 (5.09%) Ubuntu
10 21 (4.86%) Debian
11 17 (3.94%) Windows XP
12 16 (3.70%) Windows 7
13 12 (2.78%) Solaris
14 9 (2.08%) Android
14 9 (2.08%) Windows 8
14 9 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.39%) Windows NT
15 6 (1.39%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.16%) Fedora
16 5 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (10.42%) ITIL
2 37 (8.56%) DevOps
3 33 (7.64%) Service Delivery
4 25 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (4.86%) Configuration Management
5 21 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (3.94%) Project Management
6 17 (3.94%) Service Management
7 16 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 15 (3.47%) Change Management
8 15 (3.47%) Validation
9 13 (3.01%) Software Testing
9 13 (3.01%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (2.55%) Mentoring
10 11 (2.55%) Integration Testing
10 11 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.31%) Content Management
11 10 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.51%) Perl
2 61 (14.12%) Java
3 58 (13.43%) Python
4 48 (11.11%) PHP
5 47 (10.88%) Bash Shell
6 46 (10.65%) SQL
7 33 (7.64%) C
8 31 (7.18%) Shell Script
8 31 (7.18%) PowerShell
9 30 (6.94%) Ruby
10 29 (6.71%) C++
11 21 (4.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (3.24%) C#
13 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.69%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) AWK
15 2 (0.46%) Korn
15 2 (0.46%) JCL
15 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 72 (16.67%) Degree
2 49 (11.34%) Security Cleared
3 45 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (9.03%) MCSE
5 38 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.32%) CCNA
8 11 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.31%) MCITP
9 10 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.31%) CCNP
10 9 (2.08%) MCSA
10 9 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (1.62%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.62%) MCP
12 6 (1.39%) RHCSA
13 5 (1.16%) MCTS
14 4 (0.93%) HNC
14 4 (0.93%) HND
14 4 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.79%) SLA
2 12 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.85%) QA
4 7 (1.62%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.62%) DO-254
4 7 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 84 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (17.59%) Active Directory
3 51 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.86%) vSphere
5 18 (4.17%) XenApp
6 17 (3.94%) Firmware
6 17 (3.94%) Postfix
7 9 (2.08%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.39%) vCloud
11 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.16%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.16%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.16%) XenServer
11 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.93%) Samba
12 4 (0.93%) KVM
13 3 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (8.10%) Puppet
2 20 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.24%) SCCM
4 13 (3.01%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.85%) Nagios
6 8 (1.85%) Cacti
6 8 (1.85%) logstash
7 7 (1.62%) WSUS
7 7 (1.62%) SCOM
8 5 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.16%) collectd
8 5 (1.16%) StatsD
8 5 (1.16%) Ansible
8 5 (1.16%) Salt
8 5 (1.16%) Graylog2
8 5 (1.16%) Ganglia
8 5 (1.16%) Munin
8 5 (1.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 139 (32.18%) VMware
2 136 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 76 (17.59%) Cisco
4 59 (13.66%) Citrix
5 45 (10.42%) Red Hat
6 36 (8.33%) Oracle
7 31 (7.18%) HP
8 16 (3.70%) NetApp
9 15 (3.47%) Polycom
10 13 (3.01%) Juniper
11 11 (2.55%) McAfee
12 10 (2.31%) Symantec
12 10 (2.31%) IBM
13 9 (2.08%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.85%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.85%) EMC
15 7 (1.62%) Dell
15 7 (1.62%) Cognizant
15 7 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.62%) Splunk
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £62000 - £73000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car + MS certs funded!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago