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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 155 148 146
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 82 82 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.41% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.47% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 55 65
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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
5830 5561 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.01% 95.34% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 4653 4572
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Dorset +7 20 £38,750 -11.93% 2
Bristol -2 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Gloucestershire -18 14 £42,500 -7.60% 5
Somerset +19 11 £36,000 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire +10 10 £30,500 -14.68% 1
Devon -17 7 £28,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (44.08%) Windows
2 60 (39.47%) VMware
3 56 (36.84%) Linux
4 39 (25.66%) Active Directory
5 36 (23.68%) DevOps
6 32 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
7 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (18.42%) CentOS
9 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
10 24 (15.79%) Back Office
11 23 (15.13%) ITIL
11 23 (15.13%) Degree
12 22 (14.47%) Validation
12 22 (14.47%) Bash Shell
13 21 (13.82%) Puppet
13 21 (13.82%) Perl
14 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
15 19 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
16 18 (11.84%) Project Management
16 18 (11.84%) Firewall
16 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
16 18 (11.84%) MySQL
16 18 (11.84%) Requirements Management
16 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (9.87%) Apache
2 13 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.89%) IIS
4 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.63%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
8 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.24%) MS Office
3 10 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Simulink
5 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
1 18 (11.84%) Firewall
2 15 (9.87%) SAN
3 13 (8.55%) DNS
3 13 (8.55%) DHCP
4 11 (7.24%) LAN
5 10 (6.58%) HTTP
6 8 (5.26%) NAS
7 7 (4.61%) SSL
7 7 (4.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.95%) VoIP
8 6 (3.95%) WAN
8 6 (3.95%) IPsec
9 5 (3.29%) TETRA
9 5 (3.29%) PBX
9 5 (3.29%) DASS2
9 5 (3.29%) DPNSS
10 3 (1.97%) Internet
11 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.84%) MySQL
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.32%) BigTable
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (7.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.61%) Subversion
4 7 (4.61%) Selenium
5 4 (2.63%) Hudson
6 3 (1.97%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (15.79%) Back Office
2 16 (10.53%) Military
3 8 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.61%) Electronics
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.32%) Avionics
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.92%) LAMP
2 6 (3.95%) Web Services
3 5 (3.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.58%) Open Source
2 10 (6.58%) Performance Metrics
3 8 (5.26%) Physics
4 7 (4.61%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.61%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) VHDL
7 2 (1.32%) Verilog
7 2 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.32%) ASIC
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) Xbox
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.08%) Windows
2 56 (36.84%) Linux
3 30 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (18.42%) CentOS
5 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.89%) UNIX
8 11 (7.24%) Windows 2000
9 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.26%) Solaris
10 8 (5.26%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.61%) Debian
11 7 (4.61%) Fedora
12 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.97%) VMS
15 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) DevOps
2 23 (15.13%) ITIL
3 22 (14.47%) Validation
4 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.84%) Requirements Management
5 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.84%) Project Management
6 14 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.21%) Use Case
7 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.24%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (7.24%) Information Security
9 10 (6.58%) Scrum
9 10 (6.58%) TOGAF
9 10 (6.58%) MODAF
9 10 (6.58%) Service Management
9 10 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.58%) Time Management
10 9 (5.92%) Change Control
10 9 (5.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) Bash Shell
2 21 (13.82%) Perl
3 16 (10.53%) C
4 15 (9.87%) SQL
5 14 (9.21%) Python
6 11 (7.24%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.24%) PHP
7 6 (3.95%) Ruby
8 4 (2.63%) Korn
8 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.63%) Java
9 2 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.13%) Degree
3 14 (9.21%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) CCNA
7 5 (3.29%) CCNP
7 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.66%) RHCE
10 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.66%) MCSA
10 1 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.66%) MCITP
10 1 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) DO-254
3 2 (1.32%) DO-160
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) DO-178B
System Software
1 39 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.87%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.92%) Firmware
5 7 (4.61%) vSphere
6 6 (3.95%) Xen
6 6 (3.95%) vCloud
6 6 (3.95%) KVM
7 5 (3.29%) ISA Server
7 5 (3.29%) XenApp
8 3 (1.97%) XenServer
8 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.32%) HDFS
9 2 (1.32%) Varnish
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) Puppet
2 19 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.95%) Ansible
3 6 (3.95%) Vagrant
3 6 (3.95%) Nagios
4 5 (3.29%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.63%) Salt
5 4 (2.63%) Opsview
6 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 3 (1.97%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.32%) OpenView
7 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) VMware
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.55%) Citrix
4 7 (4.61%) Cisco
5 6 (3.95%) HP
6 5 (3.29%) Nortel
6 5 (3.29%) Siemens
7 4 (2.63%) Hitachi
7 4 (2.63%) NetApp
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle
8 3 (1.97%) Dell
8 3 (1.97%) EMC
8 3 (1.97%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.97%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.97%) Veeam
9 2 (1.32%) Altera
9 2 (1.32%) Synopsys
9 2 (1.32%) Google
9 2 (1.32%) Xilinx
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: Band 5
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago