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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 193 270 187
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -83
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 306 201 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 0.89% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.94% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 261 168 299
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -0.65%
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 4 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 4 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 +56 71 £32,500 +4.83% 11
Surrey +23 56 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Berkshire -12 48 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Oxfordshire +26 31 £39,000 -0.63% 5
Kent +30 25 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 23 £45,000 +83.67% 2
East Sussex +7 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Middlesex +17 14 £38,750 +17.42%
West Sussex -9 9 £45,000 +10.81%
Sussex - 5 £45,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 278 (49.82%) Windows
2 226 (40.50%) Microsoft
3 203 (36.38%) VMware
4 199 (35.66%) Linux
5 162 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 154 (27.60%) Firewall
7 131 (23.48%) Cisco
8 130 (23.30%) ITIL
8 130 (23.30%) SAN
8 130 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 116 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (19.18%) TCP/IP
11 105 (18.82%) DNS
11 105 (18.82%) SQL Server
12 104 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 101 (18.10%) Hyper-V
14 94 (16.85%) MS Excel
15 91 (16.31%) MS Exchange
16 89 (15.95%) SQL
17 86 (15.41%) Security Cleared
18 79 (14.16%) Degree
19 76 (13.62%) WAN
20 73 (13.08%) Perl
20 73 (13.08%) Python
21 70 (12.54%) LAN
21 70 (12.54%) SC Cleared
22 69 (12.37%) PowerShell
22 69 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
23 67 (12.01%) UNIX
23 67 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 91 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 67 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.42%) IIS
4 44 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (7.53%) Apache
6 35 (6.27%) SharePoint
7 32 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (5.73%) Lync
8 19 (3.41%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.15%) Moodle
10 12 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.97%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.97%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (1.79%) JBoss
13 9 (1.61%) Eucalyptus
13 9 (1.61%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 56 (10.04%) MS Office
3 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) Simulink
5 3 (0.54%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.73%) Office 365
3 30 (5.38%) SaaS
4 24 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.97%) PaaS
6 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.54%) IaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Joyent
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 154 (27.60%) Firewall
2 130 (23.30%) SAN
3 107 (19.18%) TCP/IP
4 105 (18.82%) DNS
5 76 (13.62%) WAN
6 70 (12.54%) LAN
7 51 (9.14%) DHCP
8 49 (8.78%) Internet
9 48 (8.60%) VPN
10 37 (6.63%) iSCSI
11 36 (6.45%) VoIP
12 32 (5.73%) Wireless
12 32 (5.73%) VLAN
13 28 (5.02%) NAS
13 28 (5.02%) SSL
14 25 (4.48%) LDAP
15 20 (3.58%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (3.41%) SMTP
17 18 (3.23%) DMZ
18 14 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.96%) MySQL
3 16 (2.87%) Redis
4 11 (1.97%) Big Data
5 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.79%) DB2
6 9 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.72%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.69%) Subversion
3 14 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.90%) JIRA
5 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.36%) GNU Toolchain
6 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (10.75%) Finance
2 44 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.33%) Electronics
5 11 (1.97%) Automotive
6 9 (1.61%) Retail
7 7 (1.25%) German Language
7 7 (1.25%) Back Office
7 7 (1.25%) Banking
8 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.72%) Military
9 4 (0.72%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.30%) JSP
2 22 (3.94%) HTML
3 19 (3.41%) Software Packaging
4 16 (2.87%) CSS
5 15 (2.69%) LAMP
5 15 (2.69%) Web Services
6 14 (2.51%) .NET
7 12 (2.15%) OAuth
8 11 (1.97%) Ajax
9 9 (1.61%) MAPI
9 9 (1.61%) XML
9 9 (1.61%) Sensu
10 6 (1.08%) Middleware
11 5 (0.90%) J2EE
11 5 (0.90%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.36%) POSIX
12 2 (0.36%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.18%) HTML5
13 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (0.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.84%) Replication
5 21 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.76%) EqualLogic
6 20 (3.58%) Clustering
7 17 (3.05%) User Experience
8 12 (2.15%) Learning Management System
8 12 (2.15%) E-Learning
9 11 (1.97%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.61%) Robotics
11 9 (1.61%) iPhone
11 9 (1.61%) PKI
11 9 (1.61%) PDA
11 9 (1.61%) Statistics
12 8 (1.43%) Semantic Web
13 6 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 278 (49.82%) Windows
2 199 (35.66%) Linux
3 116 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (12.01%) UNIX
6 43 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (7.35%) CentOS
8 35 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (4.84%) Solaris
10 23 (4.12%) Windows 7
11 22 (3.94%) Windows 8
12 18 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 15 (2.69%) AIX
14 10 (1.79%) Fedora
15 9 (1.61%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.61%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.61%) Android
16 8 (1.43%) Debian
16 8 (1.43%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (23.30%) ITIL
2 69 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 60 (10.75%) DevOps
4 51 (9.14%) Project Management
5 37 (6.63%) Software Engineering
6 31 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 26 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (4.30%) Change Management
8 24 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (4.12%) Validation
10 22 (3.94%) Migration
10 22 (3.94%) UML
11 20 (3.58%) Service Management
12 19 (3.41%) Compatibility Testing
12 19 (3.41%) Software Distribution
13 16 (2.87%) Capacity Management
13 16 (2.87%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (2.87%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.87%) PRINCE2
13 16 (2.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.95%) SQL
2 73 (13.08%) Perl
2 73 (13.08%) Python
3 69 (12.37%) PowerShell
4 49 (8.78%) Bash Shell
4 49 (8.78%) Java
5 46 (8.24%) C
6 35 (6.27%) C++
7 26 (4.66%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.66%) PHP
8 23 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 21 (3.76%) C#
10 20 (3.58%) Ruby
11 10 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.43%) Korn
13 6 (1.08%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.90%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.72%) AWK
15 4 (0.72%) sed
16 3 (0.54%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 86 (15.41%) Security Cleared
2 79 (14.16%) Degree
3 70 (12.54%) SC Cleared
4 66 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (8.60%) MCSE
7 42 (7.53%) CCNA
8 39 (6.99%) CCNP
9 38 (6.81%) MCP
10 37 (6.63%) MCITP
11 25 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (4.12%) MCSA
13 17 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (2.87%) MCTS
15 12 (2.15%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.97%) ISTQB
17 10 (1.79%) CISSP
18 8 (1.43%) CCVP
18 8 (1.43%) HNC
18 8 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.41%) SLA
3 11 (1.97%) QA
4 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 162 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 130 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (18.10%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.81%) vSphere
5 26 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.94%) VMware ESX
7 21 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (3.76%) XenApp
8 16 (2.87%) Firmware
9 12 (2.15%) NFS
10 11 (1.97%) vCloud
11 8 (1.43%) DFS Replication
12 6 (1.08%) iptables
13 5 (0.90%) UAG
14 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.72%) XenServer
15 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 57 (10.22%) SCCM
2 55 (9.86%) Puppet
3 30 (5.38%) Nagios
4 24 (4.30%) SCOM
5 20 (3.58%) Backup Exec
5 20 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.69%) SCVMM
7 14 (2.51%) HAProxy
8 12 (2.15%) Cacti
9 11 (1.97%) OpenView
10 9 (1.61%) Ganglia
11 8 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.43%) Ansible
12 5 (0.90%) Nessus
13 4 (0.72%) WSUS
13 4 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.72%) Icinga
14 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
15 2 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 226 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 203 (36.38%) VMware
3 131 (23.48%) Cisco
4 61 (10.93%) Citrix
5 60 (10.75%) Red Hat
6 58 (10.39%) HP
7 49 (8.78%) Oracle
8 39 (6.99%) EMC
9 25 (4.48%) NetApp
10 24 (4.30%) Veeam
11 22 (3.94%) Juniper
12 18 (3.23%) Symantec
13 16 (2.87%) Avaya
13 16 (2.87%) Sun
13 16 (2.87%) 3PAR
14 14 (2.51%) Nimble Storage
15 11 (1.97%) Splunk
15 11 (1.97%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.97%) BMC
15 11 (1.97%) CommVault
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sussex
Henley Computer Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, plus Bonus, Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 37000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon
Tessella
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago