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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 160 125 93
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 67 88 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.70% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.79% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 67 138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Bristol -20 21 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Devon -7 11 £25,000 -50.00%
Wiltshire -4 9 £29,750 -32.38% 1
Gloucestershire -1 8 £46,000 +26.02%
Dorset -12 8 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Somerset -32 7 £50,000 +58.73% 5
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (48.67%) Windows
2 57 (38.00%) Linux
3 56 (37.33%) Degree
4 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 32 (21.33%) VMware
7 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (19.33%) Citrix
9 27 (18.00%) Cisco
10 25 (16.67%) ITIL
10 25 (16.67%) SQL
10 25 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
11 24 (16.00%) Internet
12 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (15.33%) Firewall
12 23 (15.33%) Java
12 23 (15.33%) SLA
12 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.67%) Apache
14 21 (14.00%) MySQL
15 20 (13.33%) Aerospace
15 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
16 19 (12.67%) UML
17 18 (12.00%) Web Development
18 17 (11.33%) MODAF
18 17 (11.33%) Validation
18 17 (11.33%) Perl
18 17 (11.33%) J2EE
19 16 (10.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (14.67%) Apache
2 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.00%) IIS
3 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) WinCC
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.00%) Internet
2 23 (15.33%) Firewall
3 16 (10.67%) LAN
4 15 (10.00%) SAN
4 15 (10.00%) DHCP
4 15 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.67%) HTTP
6 12 (8.00%) DNS
7 11 (7.33%) NetScaler
7 11 (7.33%) SSL
7 11 (7.33%) IPv4
7 11 (7.33%) WAN
8 3 (2.00%) Network Security
8 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.33%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) NAS
10 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.67%) Modbus
10 1 (0.67%) Profibus
10 1 (0.67%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) MySQL
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.67%) Selenium
2 1 (0.67%) Hudson
2 1 (0.67%) QUnit
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) Maven
2 1 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 20 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 14 (9.33%) Electronics
3 9 (6.00%) Military
4 4 (2.67%) Automotive
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.33%) J2EE
2 4 (2.67%) XML
3 2 (1.33%) CSS
3 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) jQuery
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Wiki
2 8 (5.33%) Clustering
3 7 (4.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Firmware
5 3 (2.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.33%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) RIA
7 1 (0.67%) SCADA
7 1 (0.67%) Robotics
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 73 (48.67%) Windows
2 57 (38.00%) Linux
3 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.67%) UNIX
6 12 (8.00%) Solaris
7 11 (7.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (7.33%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.67%) CentOS
8 10 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.33%) HPUX
11 4 (2.67%) VMS
12 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.67%) ITIL
2 19 (12.67%) UML
3 18 (12.00%) Web Development
4 17 (11.33%) MODAF
4 17 (11.33%) Validation
5 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.33%) Document Management
8 11 (7.33%) E-business
9 10 (6.67%) V-Model
10 9 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.00%) Requirements Management
11 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.67%) DevOps
13 6 (4.00%) DoDAF
14 5 (3.33%) Software Architecture
15 4 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.67%) SQL
2 23 (15.33%) Java
3 17 (11.33%) Perl
4 15 (10.00%) C++
5 11 (7.33%) Python
6 9 (6.00%) MATLAB
6 9 (6.00%) C
7 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.33%) C#
9 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.33%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) PHP
10 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (37.33%) Degree
2 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
4 16 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (10.67%) CCNA
4 16 (10.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.00%) MCP
6 9 (6.00%) MCSE
7 4 (2.67%) CCA
7 4 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.67%) MCSA
8 3 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.33%) MCITP
10 1 (0.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.33%) SLA
2 11 (7.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (1.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.33%) vSphere
4 8 (5.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.00%) KVM
5 6 (4.00%) RHEV
5 6 (4.00%) XenApp
6 4 (2.67%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.67%) XenServer
6 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) WSUS
2 13 (8.67%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.67%) SCOM
3 12 (8.00%) SCCM
4 9 (6.00%) Nagios
5 8 (5.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.33%) VMware
3 29 (19.33%) Citrix
4 27 (18.00%) Cisco
5 14 (9.33%) HP
6 11 (7.33%) Zend
7 9 (6.00%) Bomgar
7 9 (6.00%) CommVault
7 9 (6.00%) Symantec
8 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.67%) Dell
9 6 (4.00%) NetApp
10 5 (3.33%) Brocade
10 5 (3.33%) JBoss
10 5 (3.33%) Veritas
11 4 (2.67%) Oracle
12 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.67%) Panasonic
13 1 (0.67%) Veeam
13 1 (0.67%) ZyXEL
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £26000 to £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Clevedon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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