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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 268 230 216
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 207 248 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 1.21% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.25% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 187 204 230
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Surrey +9 49 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Hampshire -16 46 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Berkshire -22 46 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Oxfordshire -5 18 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £50,000 +18.34% 2
West Sussex +4 10 £27,500 -38.20% 2
Kent +6 8 £48,875 +117.22% 5
Middlesex +11 6 £50,000 -6.97%
East Sussex +1 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 204 (43.59%) Linux
2 187 (39.96%) VMware
3 179 (38.25%) Windows
4 128 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 112 (23.93%) Unix
5 112 (23.93%) Microsoft
6 109 (23.29%) Cisco
7 105 (22.44%) Python
8 101 (21.58%) Active Directory
9 89 (19.02%) Puppet
10 87 (18.59%) Windows Server
11 86 (18.38%) TCP/IP
12 85 (18.16%) Red Hat
13 80 (17.09%) DNS
13 80 (17.09%) Firewall
14 76 (16.24%) WAN
15 74 (15.81%) LAN
16 72 (15.38%) Perl
17 70 (14.96%) Java
18 69 (14.74%) ITIL
18 69 (14.74%) Finance
19 65 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
20 61 (13.03%) SQL Server
21 60 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
22 59 (12.61%) MS Excel
23 57 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
24 56 (11.97%) MS Exchange
25 55 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
26 54 (11.54%) DevOps
26 54 (11.54%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.70%) OpenStack
4 21 (4.49%) Apache
5 19 (4.06%) IIS
6 17 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.56%) CMS
7 12 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.07%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.85%) Confluence
12 3 (0.64%) Lync
12 3 (0.64%) Moodle
12 3 (0.64%) Totara
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 59 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.06%) MS Office
3 8 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (5.13%) Amazon S3
3 21 (4.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 19 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 18 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.42%) SaaS
7 9 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.92%) PaaS
8 8 (1.71%) Google App Engine
9 7 (1.50%) Office 365
10 5 (1.07%) IaaS
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.21%) Joyent
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.38%) TCP/IP
2 80 (17.09%) DNS
2 80 (17.09%) Firewall
3 76 (16.24%) WAN
4 74 (15.81%) LAN
5 45 (9.62%) SAN
6 42 (8.97%) VPN
7 40 (8.55%) VoIP
8 38 (8.12%) Internet
9 28 (5.98%) SSL
10 26 (5.56%) DHCP
11 24 (5.13%) iSCSI
12 22 (4.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (4.27%) Wireshark
14 17 (3.63%) HTTP
14 17 (3.63%) NAS
15 16 (3.42%) BGP
15 16 (3.42%) OSPF
16 14 (2.99%) MPLS
17 13 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.04%) MySQL
3 21 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.35%) Big Data
4 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.07%) Redis
7 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.85%) DB2
8 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (6.84%) Jenkins
2 30 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (4.06%) TeamCity
5 18 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 17 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (3.42%) Rational DOORS
8 15 (3.21%) JIRA
9 7 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.85%) CMake
10 4 (0.85%) GCC
10 4 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.64%) JUnit
11 3 (0.64%) Selenium
12 2 (0.43%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.21%) WATIR
General
1 69 (14.74%) Finance
2 32 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.49%) Electronics
4 12 (2.56%) Games
4 12 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.56%) Marketing
5 11 (2.35%) Legal
6 8 (1.71%) Avionics
7 7 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.50%) Publishing
8 5 (1.07%) Law
8 5 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.85%) Billing
10 3 (0.64%) Retail
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.21%) Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.20%) .NET
2 15 (3.21%) LAMP
3 11 (2.35%) CSS
3 11 (2.35%) HTML
3 11 (2.35%) Web Services
3 11 (2.35%) XML
4 10 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.07%) JAAS
7 5 (1.07%) Java EE
7 5 (1.07%) JMS
7 5 (1.07%) JMX
7 5 (1.07%) JNDI
7 5 (1.07%) JSON
7 5 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.07%) REST
8 4 (0.85%) LLVM
8 4 (0.85%) Middleware
8 4 (0.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.26%) Data Centre
3 33 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.34%) EMC VNX
5 21 (4.49%) Clustering
6 20 (4.27%) Driving Licence
7 19 (4.06%) Replication
8 14 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.35%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.92%) SCADA
12 8 (1.71%) Semantic Web
13 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.28%) Physics
14 6 (1.28%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.07%) Mathematics
15 5 (1.07%) Private Cloud
16 4 (0.85%) NHS
16 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
17 3 (0.64%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 204 (43.59%) Linux
2 179 (38.25%) Windows
3 112 (23.93%) Unix
4 87 (18.59%) Windows Server
5 60 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (10.90%) CentOS
8 48 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (5.98%) AIX
10 24 (5.13%) Windows 7
11 16 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.35%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.35%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.14%) SUSE
13 10 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.92%) openSUSE
15 5 (1.07%) Debian
15 5 (1.07%) Solaris
16 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.74%) ITIL
2 54 (11.54%) DevOps
3 48 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 45 (9.62%) High Availability
5 39 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (8.12%) Project Management
7 29 (6.20%) Service Management
8 25 (5.34%) Asset Management
8 25 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
8 25 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 24 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 22 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
12 18 (3.85%) Migration
13 17 (3.63%) UML
13 17 (3.63%) Validation
14 16 (3.42%) Mentoring
15 14 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.44%) Python
2 72 (15.38%) Perl
3 70 (14.96%) Java
4 54 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 53 (11.32%) SQL
6 50 (10.68%) Ruby
7 40 (8.55%) C
8 30 (6.41%) PowerShell
9 23 (4.91%) C#
9 23 (4.91%) C++
10 15 (3.21%) PHP
11 14 (2.99%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.71%) Korn
13 6 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.85%) BeanShell
16 2 (0.43%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.43%) R
17 1 (0.21%) Go
17 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (11.54%) Degree
3 48 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (8.12%) CCNP
5 38 (8.12%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.98%) MCSE
7 26 (5.56%) CCNA
7 26 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (4.91%) MCITP
9 22 (4.70%) MCP
10 20 (4.27%) MCSA
11 19 (4.06%) CCVP
12 18 (3.85%) RHCE
13 17 (3.63%) RHCSA
14 8 (1.71%) CCIE
14 8 (1.71%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.71%) MCTS
15 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.13%) SLA
2 17 (3.63%) QA
3 10 (2.14%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.07%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.85%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.43%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 128 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (21.58%) Active Directory
3 49 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.05%) vSphere
5 24 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 19 (4.06%) Docker
7 18 (3.85%) VirtualBox
8 17 (3.63%) Firmware
9 16 (3.42%) NFS
10 11 (2.35%) XenApp
11 10 (2.14%) iptables
12 9 (1.92%) Xen
13 8 (1.71%) KVM
14 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (1.07%) DFS Replication
15 5 (1.07%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.85%) RACF
17 3 (0.64%) Postfix
17 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
17 3 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (19.02%) Puppet
2 65 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (7.48%) Nagios
4 28 (5.98%) Ansible
5 21 (4.49%) Salt
6 19 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (4.06%) Cisco UCCX
7 13 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 11 (2.35%) Zenoss
9 6 (1.28%) Cacti
9 6 (1.28%) Graphite
9 6 (1.28%) logstash
9 6 (1.28%) Munin
9 6 (1.28%) SCCM
10 5 (1.07%) Linux-HA
10 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.07%) vMotion
11 4 (0.85%) Icinga
11 4 (0.85%) WSUS
12 3 (0.64%) collectd
Vendors
1 187 (39.96%) VMware
2 112 (23.93%) Microsoft
3 109 (23.29%) Cisco
4 85 (18.16%) Red Hat
5 50 (10.68%) EMC
6 37 (7.91%) Oracle
7 36 (7.69%) HP
8 31 (6.62%) Citrix
9 25 (5.34%) IBM
10 24 (5.13%) CheckPoint
11 20 (4.27%) NetApp
12 13 (2.78%) CA
13 12 (2.56%) Dell
13 12 (2.56%) Websense
14 10 (2.14%) Juniper
14 10 (2.14%) SAP
15 9 (1.92%) Google
16 8 (1.71%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.28%) CommVault
17 6 (1.28%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Training, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £27,355 to £38,163 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago