The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 178 141 75
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 59 74 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.45% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.52% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 168
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,427 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,000 £48,010
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Devon -9 15 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Bristol -29 11 £40,500 +8.00% 6
Somerset -12 9 £32,500 -26.13% 3
Gloucestershire -1 8 £37,250 -19.02% 1
Wiltshire -9 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Dorset -9 5 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 67 (45.89%) Windows
2 58 (39.73%) Degree
3 55 (37.67%) Linux
4 40 (27.40%) Security Cleared
5 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
6 29 (19.86%) VMware
7 26 (17.81%) Cisco
7 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (17.12%) Citrix
9 24 (16.44%) SQL
10 23 (15.75%) Rational DOORS
11 22 (15.07%) Java
11 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
11 22 (15.07%) Aerospace
12 21 (14.38%) Firewall
12 21 (14.38%) Apache
12 21 (14.38%) ITIL
12 21 (14.38%) DV Cleared
13 20 (13.70%) MySQL
13 20 (13.70%) Internet
14 19 (13.01%) Validation
14 19 (13.01%) UML
15 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (12.33%) MODAF
16 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (11.64%) C++
16 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (11.64%) CCNA
16 17 (11.64%) SLA
17 16 (10.96%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 21 (14.38%) Apache
2 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.38%) Firewall
2 20 (13.70%) Internet
3 14 (9.59%) SAN
4 12 (8.22%) LAN
4 12 (8.22%) HTTP
5 11 (7.53%) WAN
6 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.85%) SSL
6 10 (6.85%) IPv4
6 10 (6.85%) NetScaler
7 9 (6.16%) DHCP
8 7 (4.79%) DNS
9 3 (2.05%) VoIP
9 3 (2.05%) Network Security
10 2 (1.37%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.68%) PBX
11 1 (0.68%) VPN
11 1 (0.68%) Intranet
11 1 (0.68%) DASS2
11 1 (0.68%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) MySQL
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) QUnit
3 1 (0.68%) JMeter
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 22 (15.07%) Aerospace
2 15 (10.27%) Electronics
3 7 (4.79%) Military
4 4 (2.74%) Automotive
4 4 (2.74%) Finance
5 3 (2.05%) French Language
5 3 (2.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) J2EE
2 4 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (1.37%) CSS
3 2 (1.37%) Web Services
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Wiki
2 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.74%) Clustering
5 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.05%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.05%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.37%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.37%) Open Source
6 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.68%) AS400
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.89%) Windows
2 55 (37.67%) Linux
3 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.90%) UNIX
6 11 (7.53%) Solaris
7 10 (6.85%) Ubuntu
8 9 (6.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (5.48%) CentOS
9 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.42%) VMS
13 4 (2.74%) HPUX
14 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.38%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) UML
2 19 (13.01%) Validation
3 18 (12.33%) MODAF
4 16 (10.96%) Web Development
5 15 (10.27%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.53%) Requirements Management
8 11 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (7.53%) DevOps
9 10 (6.85%) V-Model
9 10 (6.85%) E-business
9 10 (6.85%) Document Management
10 8 (5.48%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.79%) DoDAF
11 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (3.42%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) SQL
2 22 (15.07%) Java
3 17 (11.64%) C++
4 13 (8.90%) C
4 13 (8.90%) Perl
5 10 (6.85%) Python
6 7 (4.79%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.74%) C#
8 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (39.73%) Degree
2 40 (27.40%) Security Cleared
3 21 (14.38%) DV Cleared
4 17 (11.64%) CCNA
4 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (10.27%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.42%) MCP
7 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.05%) MCSE
8 3 (2.05%) MCSA
8 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.05%) VCP5
9 1 (0.68%) MCITP
9 1 (0.68%) HNC
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.64%) SLA
2 11 (7.53%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.16%) vSphere
4 6 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.42%) KVM
6 3 (2.05%) RHEV
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.37%) XenApp
7 2 (1.37%) QEMU
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (8.22%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.85%) WSUS
3 8 (5.48%) SCCM
3 8 (5.48%) SCOM
3 8 (5.48%) Nagios
4 7 (4.79%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.86%) VMware
3 26 (17.81%) Cisco
4 25 (17.12%) Citrix
5 10 (6.85%) Zend
6 9 (6.16%) Dell
7 8 (5.48%) HP
7 8 (5.48%) Symantec
7 8 (5.48%) CommVault
7 8 (5.48%) Bomgar
8 4 (2.74%) Splunk
8 4 (2.74%) NetApp
8 4 (2.74%) Veritas
8 4 (2.74%) Brocade
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle
8 4 (2.74%) JBoss
9 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.68%) Siemens
10 1 (0.68%) Nortel
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Purple Secure Systems
Posted: 25 days ago