The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 89 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 2.18% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,398 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -7.43%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Systems Engineer
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1108 1043 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.11% 94.65% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 971 941 820
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South Wales region.

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cardiff +2 6 £35,000 +38.61%
Systems Engineer
Wales

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Clustering
4 9 (50.00%) IIS
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) Dell
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) MCITP
6 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 6 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) LAMP
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) JBoss
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Wireshark

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 6 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) RHCE
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Nmap
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Dell
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp