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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 154 151 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 87 84 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 1.42% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.49% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 58 71
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 £26,800 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -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 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
5550 5646 5067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4733 4457
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
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 26 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 26 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
Bristol +1 28 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Gloucestershire -13 16 £25,000 -47.91% 1
Dorset 0 15 £42,500 -11.91% 3
Wiltshire +3 11 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Somerset +21 10 £36,000 +50.00% 2
Devon -18 7 £28,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 69 (41.32%) Windows
2 67 (40.12%) Linux
2 67 (40.12%) VMware
3 44 (26.35%) DevOps
4 40 (23.95%) Active Directory
5 31 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (18.56%) Rational DOORS
6 30 (17.96%) CentOS
6 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (16.77%) Degree
8 27 (16.17%) Back Office
9 26 (15.57%) Perl
10 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
10 25 (14.97%) Bash Shell
10 25 (14.97%) Puppet
11 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (13.17%) Validation
11 22 (13.17%) Configuration Management
12 21 (12.57%) ITIL
13 20 (11.98%) Red Hat
13 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (11.38%) Military
14 19 (11.38%) MySQL
14 19 (11.38%) Python
15 18 (10.78%) Apache
15 18 (10.78%) Firewall
16 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
16 17 (10.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 18 (10.78%) Apache
2 12 (7.19%) IIS
3 11 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.99%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Firewall
2 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.98%) SAN
3 12 (7.19%) DNS
3 12 (7.19%) DHCP
4 10 (5.99%) HTTP
5 9 (5.39%) LAN
6 8 (4.79%) NAS
7 7 (4.19%) SSL
7 7 (4.19%) VPN
8 6 (3.59%) WAN
8 6 (3.59%) IPsec
9 5 (2.99%) VoIP
9 5 (2.99%) Internet
10 4 (2.40%) DASS2
10 4 (2.40%) DPNSS
10 4 (2.40%) PBX
10 4 (2.40%) TETRA
11 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) MySQL
2 15 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.20%) BigTable
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.79%) Selenium
4 7 (4.19%) Subversion
5 4 (2.40%) Hudson
6 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (16.17%) Back Office
2 19 (11.38%) Military
3 8 (4.79%) Electronics
3 8 (4.79%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.99%) Games
5 3 (1.80%) Advertising
5 3 (1.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Avionics
6 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) LAMP
2 7 (4.19%) Web Services
3 4 (2.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) COM
4 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.59%) Performance Metrics
3 8 (4.79%) Physics
4 7 (4.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.99%) Xbox
5 5 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.40%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.20%) ASIC
7 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) VHDL
7 2 (1.20%) Verilog
7 2 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.20%) BYOD
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.32%) Windows
2 67 (40.12%) Linux
3 31 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (17.96%) CentOS
5 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.58%) UNIX
7 12 (7.19%) Windows 2000
8 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.39%) Solaris
10 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.19%) Debian
11 7 (4.19%) Fedora
12 4 (2.40%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.80%) VMS
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.35%) DevOps
2 22 (13.17%) Configuration Management
2 22 (13.17%) Validation
2 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.57%) ITIL
4 17 (10.18%) Requirements Management
5 16 (9.58%) Project Management
6 14 (8.38%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.38%) Use Case
7 13 (7.78%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.19%) Information Security
8 12 (7.19%) Open Source
8 12 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (6.59%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.59%) Scrum
9 11 (6.59%) Service Management
9 11 (6.59%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 11 (6.59%) MODAF
9 11 (6.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) Perl
2 25 (14.97%) Bash Shell
3 19 (11.38%) Python
4 16 (9.58%) Shell Script
4 16 (9.58%) SQL
4 16 (9.58%) C
5 11 (6.59%) PHP
6 10 (5.99%) Ruby
7 8 (4.79%) Java
8 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.99%) Korn
9 5 (2.99%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.80%) C++
11 2 (1.20%) VBA
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.77%) Degree
2 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.38%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.99%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.59%) CCNA
7 5 (2.99%) CCNP
7 5 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) RHCE
9 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) DO-254
3 2 (1.20%) DO-160
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
System Software
1 40 (23.95%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.39%) Firmware
5 7 (4.19%) Xen
5 7 (4.19%) vSphere
5 7 (4.19%) KVM
6 6 (3.59%) vCloud
7 5 (2.99%) XenApp
8 3 (1.80%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.20%) HDFS
9 2 (1.20%) Varnish
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.60%) XenServer
10 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (14.97%) Puppet
2 20 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.19%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.19%) Nagios
4 6 (3.59%) Ansible
5 5 (2.99%) Opsview
5 5 (2.99%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.40%) Graphite
6 4 (2.40%) Salt
7 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 67 (40.12%) VMware
2 20 (11.98%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.99%) Citrix
5 5 (2.99%) Cisco
6 4 (2.40%) IBM
6 4 (2.40%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.40%) NetApp
6 4 (2.40%) Siemens
6 4 (2.40%) Nortel
6 4 (2.40%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.80%) Remedy
7 3 (1.80%) HP
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle
8 2 (1.20%) EMC
8 2 (1.20%) Avaya
8 2 (1.20%) Cadence
8 2 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (1.20%) Xilinx
Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Salary: £43,000+
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
DSTL
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Frome
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago