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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 220 202 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 251 252 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.25% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.32% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 207 228 301
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +26 80 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Berkshire +29 73 £40,000 - 10
Surrey -29 44 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Oxfordshire -24 15 £32,500 -38.09% 8
Kent +1 14 £23,750 +1.06% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £38,250 +13.52% 1
East Sussex - 10 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex -19 4 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Middlesex -5 3 £50,000 +22.69%
Sussex - 2 £43,750 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 201 (45.89%) Windows
2 190 (43.38%) Linux
3 154 (35.16%) VMware
4 137 (31.28%) Microsoft
5 106 (24.20%) TCP/IP
6 96 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 88 (20.09%) Active Directory
8 82 (18.72%) MS Excel
9 79 (18.04%) Degree
10 76 (17.35%) DNS
11 73 (16.67%) UNIX
12 70 (15.98%) Cisco
13 69 (15.75%) Perl
14 67 (15.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 63 (14.38%) SQL Server
16 59 (13.47%) SAN
17 58 (13.24%) VPN
18 57 (13.01%) Java
18 57 (13.01%) Python
19 55 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (12.33%) Hyper-V
21 53 (12.10%) Security Cleared
22 52 (11.87%) MySQL
22 52 (11.87%) SQL
22 52 (11.87%) Firewall
23 51 (11.64%) ITIL
24 50 (11.42%) DHCP
25 49 (11.19%) MCSE
25 49 (11.19%) MS Exchange
26 48 (10.96%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.22%) IIS
3 31 (7.08%) Apache
4 21 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.51%) nginx
9 10 (2.28%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.28%) Lync
10 7 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.60%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.91%) CMS
12 4 (0.91%) TPMS
13 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.46%) Drupal
14 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 82 (18.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Windchill
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Maximo
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) assyst
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.08%) SaaS
2 24 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.05%) Office 365
5 8 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.14%) PaaS
7 4 (0.91%) IaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 106 (24.20%) TCP/IP
2 76 (17.35%) DNS
3 59 (13.47%) SAN
4 58 (13.24%) VPN
5 52 (11.87%) Firewall
6 50 (11.42%) DHCP
7 31 (7.08%) VoIP
8 27 (6.16%) WAN
9 23 (5.25%) VLAN
9 23 (5.25%) SMTP
10 22 (5.02%) LAN
10 22 (5.02%) HTTP
10 22 (5.02%) Wireless
11 18 (4.11%) NAS
12 15 (3.42%) LDAP
13 14 (3.20%) SSL
14 13 (2.97%) Internet
15 12 (2.74%) IPsec
15 12 (2.74%) Wireshark
16 11 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.87%) MySQL
3 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.05%) DB2
4 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Big Data
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) VLDB
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.37%) Subversion
5 5 (1.14%) JIRA
6 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.68%) RSpec
7 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.68%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.46%) dbdeploy
9 1 (0.23%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (7.08%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.48%) Finance
3 9 (2.05%) Legal
4 8 (1.83%) Advertising
4 8 (1.83%) Electronics
4 8 (1.83%) Banking
5 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.14%) Retail
6 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.91%) Automotive
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Military
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Avionics
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.25%) Web Services
2 19 (4.34%) .NET
3 15 (3.42%) LAMP
4 12 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (2.28%) XML
6 8 (1.83%) MAPI
7 7 (1.60%) JSP
8 6 (1.37%) HTML
8 6 (1.37%) J2EE
9 5 (1.14%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.91%) CSS
11 3 (0.68%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.46%) Ajax
13 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.23%) REST
13 1 (0.23%) Memcached
13 1 (0.23%) ZeroMQ
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.94%) Open Source
3 19 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.88%) Clustering
5 12 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.28%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.05%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.83%) iPhone
9 8 (1.83%) PKI
9 8 (1.83%) PDA
9 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.60%) Replication
11 5 (1.14%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.91%) MPEG
12 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.91%) Derivative
13 3 (0.68%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 201 (45.89%) Windows
2 190 (43.38%) Linux
3 73 (16.67%) UNIX
4 67 (15.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (7.31%) CentOS
9 21 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 20 (4.57%) Windows XP
11 18 (4.11%) Ubuntu
12 16 (3.65%) Debian
13 12 (2.74%) Windows 8
14 11 (2.51%) Android
15 10 (2.28%) Solaris
16 9 (2.05%) Windows Vista
16 9 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.60%) AIX
18 6 (1.37%) Windows NT
18 6 (1.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (11.64%) ITIL
2 35 (7.99%) DevOps
3 31 (7.08%) Service Delivery
4 24 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (5.25%) Configuration Management
6 18 (4.11%) Project Management
7 17 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (3.65%) Validation
8 16 (3.65%) Change Management
9 15 (3.42%) Service Management
9 15 (3.42%) Software Engineering
9 15 (3.42%) Software Testing
10 13 (2.97%) Mentoring
10 13 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (2.51%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (2.51%) OO
12 10 (2.28%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (2.05%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (2.05%) Programme Management
13 9 (2.05%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.75%) Perl
2 57 (13.01%) Java
2 57 (13.01%) Python
3 52 (11.87%) SQL
4 41 (9.36%) Bash Shell
5 38 (8.68%) PHP
6 35 (7.99%) C
7 32 (7.31%) Shell Script
8 31 (7.08%) PowerShell
9 24 (5.48%) C++
10 23 (5.25%) Ruby
11 18 (4.11%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.97%) C#
13 6 (1.37%) JCL
14 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.91%) AWK
16 3 (0.68%) sed
16 3 (0.68%) VBScript
17 2 (0.46%) Korn
17 2 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 79 (18.04%) Degree
2 55 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (12.10%) Security Cleared
4 49 (11.19%) MCSE
5 45 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (7.99%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.48%) CCNA
8 17 (3.88%) CCNP
8 17 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.20%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.51%) MCITP
11 10 (2.28%) MCSA
11 10 (2.28%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.83%) MCP
13 7 (1.60%) RHCSA
13 7 (1.60%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (1.14%) MCTS
14 5 (1.14%) RHCE
15 4 (0.91%) CNE
15 4 (0.91%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.94%) SLA
2 14 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.28%) QA
4 7 (1.60%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.60%) DO-254
5 6 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 96 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (20.09%) Active Directory
3 54 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.62%) vSphere
5 16 (3.65%) XenApp
6 15 (3.42%) Firmware
7 9 (2.05%) vCloud
7 9 (2.05%) Postfix
8 8 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.60%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.37%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.14%) KVM
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.14%) XenServer
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.14%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.91%) Samba
12 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (7.53%) Puppet
2 21 (4.79%) Backup Exec
3 17 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 12 (2.74%) SCCM
5 10 (2.28%) Nagios
5 10 (2.28%) WSUS
6 9 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.60%) SCOM
8 5 (1.14%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.14%) Netcool
9 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.91%) Cacti
9 4 (0.91%) logstash
10 3 (0.68%) Plesk
10 3 (0.68%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.68%) SCSM
10 3 (0.68%) Icinga
10 3 (0.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 154 (35.16%) VMware
2 137 (31.28%) Microsoft
3 70 (15.98%) Cisco
4 48 (10.96%) Citrix
4 48 (10.96%) Red Hat
5 43 (9.82%) HP
5 43 (9.82%) Oracle
6 20 (4.57%) NetApp
7 15 (3.42%) McAfee
8 14 (3.20%) Juniper
9 13 (2.97%) IBM
10 12 (2.74%) Symantec
11 8 (1.83%) Dell
11 8 (1.83%) EMC
11 8 (1.83%) Apple
11 8 (1.83%) Veritas
11 8 (1.83%) Draytek
12 7 (1.60%) Splunk
12 7 (1.60%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.60%) SonicWALL
Farnborough, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £40k OTE £50k, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 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
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 10 days ago