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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 205 291 177
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 285 171 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 0.77% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.81% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 239 148 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +64 66 £35,000 +11.64% 8
Surrey +42 66 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Berkshire -6 37 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Oxfordshire +22 33 £42,500 +8.28% 6
Kent +16 21 £40,000 +26.98%
Buckinghamshire -1 18 £43,625 +39.60% 2
East Sussex -15 17 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Middlesex +16 14 £45,000 +36.36%
West Sussex -10 7 £45,000 +10.81% 2
Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 277 (49.91%) Windows
2 222 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 205 (36.94%) VMware
4 189 (34.05%) Linux
5 161 (29.01%) Active Directory
6 147 (26.49%) Firewall
7 138 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 132 (23.78%) ITIL
9 125 (22.52%) Cisco
10 116 (20.90%) SAN
10 116 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 109 (19.64%) DNS
12 107 (19.28%) TCP/IP
13 106 (19.10%) Hyper-V
14 101 (18.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 98 (17.66%) SQL Server
15 98 (17.66%) MS Excel
16 93 (16.76%) MS Exchange
17 90 (16.22%) SQL
18 79 (14.23%) Security Cleared
19 77 (13.87%) Python
20 74 (13.33%) Degree
21 71 (12.79%) LAN
22 69 (12.43%) WAN
23 66 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 66 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
24 65 (11.71%) UNIX
25 63 (11.35%) Red Hat
25 63 (11.35%) SC Cleared
26 62 (11.17%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 93 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 66 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.47%) IIS
4 44 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (7.21%) Apache
6 37 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 37 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (5.77%) Lync
8 18 (3.24%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (2.16%) OpenStack
11 12 (2.16%) Moodle
12 11 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.98%) IBM Notes
13 10 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.62%) JBoss
14 9 (1.62%) GlassFish
15 7 (1.26%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.26%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 98 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 58 (10.45%) MS Office
3 12 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) Simulink
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.95%) Office 365
3 29 (5.23%) SaaS
4 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.62%) PaaS
6 8 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.72%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.54%) Joyent
9 3 (0.54%) IaaS
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 147 (26.49%) Firewall
2 116 (20.90%) SAN
3 109 (19.64%) DNS
4 107 (19.28%) TCP/IP
5 71 (12.79%) LAN
6 69 (12.43%) WAN
7 50 (9.01%) Internet
8 46 (8.29%) VPN
9 45 (8.11%) DHCP
10 40 (7.21%) iSCSI
11 38 (6.85%) VoIP
12 32 (5.77%) Wireless
13 30 (5.41%) SSL
14 26 (4.68%) VLAN
15 23 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
15 23 (4.14%) LDAP
16 22 (3.96%) SMTP
17 21 (3.78%) NAS
18 16 (2.88%) DMZ
19 13 (2.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.01%) MySQL
3 15 (2.70%) Redis
4 13 (2.34%) Big Data
5 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.44%) DB2
6 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.72%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.24%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.52%) Subversion
4 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.72%) JIRA
5 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.36%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 60 (10.81%) Finance
2 42 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.16%) Electronics
5 11 (1.98%) Automotive
6 9 (1.62%) Retail
7 7 (1.26%) Back Office
7 7 (1.26%) Banking
7 7 (1.26%) German Language
8 6 (1.08%) Marketing
9 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.90%) Military
10 4 (0.72%) Publishing
11 3 (0.54%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Avionics
12 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.96%) HTML
2 21 (3.78%) JSP
3 16 (2.88%) Web Services
3 16 (2.88%) Software Packaging
3 16 (2.88%) CSS
4 15 (2.70%) .NET
5 13 (2.34%) LAMP
6 12 (2.16%) OAuth
7 11 (1.98%) Ajax
8 7 (1.26%) MAPI
8 7 (1.26%) XML
8 7 (1.26%) Sensu
9 6 (1.08%) Middleware
10 5 (0.90%) J2EE
11 3 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.54%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.36%) ZeroMQ
12 2 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.36%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.36%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.86%) Replication
3 26 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.78%) EqualLogic
5 19 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.06%) Clustering
7 15 (2.70%) User Experience
8 14 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (2.16%) E-Learning
9 12 (2.16%) Statistics
9 12 (2.16%) Learning Management System
10 11 (1.98%) Semantic Web
10 11 (1.98%) Robotics
11 10 (1.80%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.44%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.26%) PKI
13 7 (1.26%) PDA
13 7 (1.26%) iPhone
14 6 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 277 (49.91%) Windows
2 189 (34.05%) Linux
3 116 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (18.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (11.71%) UNIX
6 41 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (6.31%) CentOS
8 31 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (4.86%) Solaris
10 21 (3.78%) Windows 7
11 20 (3.60%) Windows 8
12 17 (3.06%) AIX
13 14 (2.52%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.98%) Fedora
15 9 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.62%) Debian
16 7 (1.26%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.26%) Android
16 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (23.78%) ITIL
2 61 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
2 61 (10.99%) DevOps
3 48 (8.65%) Project Management
4 37 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 36 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 28 (5.05%) Change Management
7 27 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (4.32%) UML
9 23 (4.14%) Validation
9 23 (4.14%) Migration
10 21 (3.78%) PRINCE2
10 21 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (3.60%) Service Management
12 17 (3.06%) Information Security
12 17 (3.06%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.88%) Asset Management
13 16 (2.88%) Compatibility Testing
13 16 (2.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 90 (16.22%) SQL
2 77 (13.87%) Python
3 62 (11.17%) PowerShell
4 60 (10.81%) Perl
5 51 (9.19%) Java
6 47 (8.47%) C
7 43 (7.75%) Bash Shell
8 33 (5.95%) C++
9 25 (4.50%) Ruby
9 25 (4.50%) JavaScript
10 23 (4.14%) PHP
11 21 (3.78%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.42%) C#
13 8 (1.44%) Korn
14 7 (1.26%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.08%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.90%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.54%) VB
17 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.36%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 79 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 74 (13.33%) Degree
3 66 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (11.35%) SC Cleared
5 56 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (8.83%) MCSE
7 42 (7.57%) MCP
8 41 (7.39%) MCITP
9 37 (6.67%) CCNP
9 37 (6.67%) CCNA
10 26 (4.68%) MCSA
11 23 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (3.06%) MCTS
14 11 (1.98%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.80%) CCVP
15 10 (1.80%) CISSP
16 9 (1.62%) DV Cleared
17 8 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (1.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.60%) SLA
2 11 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.98%) QA
3 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 161 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 138 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.67%) vSphere
5 23 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.96%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.60%) XenApp
8 18 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (2.70%) NFS
10 13 (2.34%) Firmware
11 10 (1.80%) vCloud
12 8 (1.44%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.08%) iptables
14 5 (0.90%) UAG
15 4 (0.72%) XenServer
16 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 54 (9.73%) SCCM
1 54 (9.73%) Puppet
2 34 (6.13%) Nagios
3 24 (4.32%) SCOM
4 19 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.06%) Backup Exec
6 15 (2.70%) SCVMM
7 14 (2.52%) HAProxy
8 13 (2.34%) Cacti
9 11 (1.98%) Ansible
10 10 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (1.80%) Ganglia
10 10 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (1.62%) OpenView
12 6 (1.08%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.08%) Icinga
13 5 (0.90%) Nessus
14 4 (0.72%) WSUS
14 4 (0.72%) logstash
15 3 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 222 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 205 (36.94%) VMware
3 125 (22.52%) Cisco
4 63 (11.35%) Red Hat
5 58 (10.45%) HP
6 56 (10.09%) Citrix
7 46 (8.29%) Oracle
8 42 (7.57%) EMC
9 33 (5.95%) NetApp
10 18 (3.24%) 3PAR
11 16 (2.88%) Symantec
11 16 (2.88%) Avaya
12 14 (2.52%) Juniper
12 14 (2.52%) Sun
12 14 (2.52%) Veeam
12 14 (2.52%) Nimble Storage
13 13 (2.34%) Google
13 13 (2.34%) Brocade
14 12 (2.16%) SonicWALL
14 12 (2.16%) Hitachi
Hampshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-52,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex (BN1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £42- £45k DOE + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
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Reading
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