The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 163 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 71 91 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.75% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.84% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 107
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5893 4951 5365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.01% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4273 4740
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Gloucestershire -4 12 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Devon -3 11 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Dorset -10 10 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Somerset -33 8 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wiltshire -14 6 £32,000 -24.70%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (50.00%) Windows
2 63 (40.91%) Linux
3 56 (36.36%) Degree
4 45 (29.22%) Security Cleared
5 42 (27.27%) VMware
6 36 (23.38%) Citrix
7 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 31 (20.13%) ITIL
8 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (19.48%) Cisco
10 29 (18.83%) Apache
11 28 (18.18%) MySQL
12 27 (17.53%) SQL
13 26 (16.88%) Rational DOORS
14 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (16.23%) Java
14 25 (16.23%) SLA
14 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (15.58%) Firewall
15 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
16 22 (14.29%) Web Development
16 22 (14.29%) Internet
16 22 (14.29%) SAN
16 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 22 (14.29%) J2EE
17 21 (13.64%) DHCP
17 21 (13.64%) DV Cleared
18 20 (12.99%) Aerospace
19 19 (12.34%) UML
19 19 (12.34%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (18.83%) Apache
2 15 (9.74%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.84%) IIS
4 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.30%) Lync
8 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.65%) WinCC
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.58%) Firewall
2 22 (14.29%) Internet
2 22 (14.29%) SAN
3 21 (13.64%) DHCP
4 17 (11.04%) LAN
5 16 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.09%) DNS
7 13 (8.44%) NetScaler
8 12 (7.79%) WAN
8 12 (7.79%) HTTP
9 11 (7.14%) SSL
9 11 (7.14%) IPv4
10 3 (1.95%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.95%) Network Security
10 3 (1.95%) VLAN
11 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.30%) VoIP
12 1 (0.65%) PBX
12 1 (0.65%) VPN
12 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) MySQL
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.65%) JMeter
2 1 (0.65%) Selenium
2 1 (0.65%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) QUnit
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 20 (12.99%) Aerospace
2 16 (10.39%) Electronics
3 12 (7.79%) Military
4 4 (2.60%) Automotive
4 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Finance
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (1.30%) CSS
2 2 (1.30%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) LAMP
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.44%) Wiki
2 8 (5.19%) Clustering
3 7 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.25%) Firmware
5 3 (1.95%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.95%) FMCG
5 3 (1.95%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.95%) Robotics
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.30%) Open Source
6 2 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.65%) RIA
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.00%) Windows
2 63 (40.91%) Linux
3 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.09%) Solaris
6 13 (8.44%) Ubuntu
7 12 (7.79%) UNIX
8 11 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (5.84%) HPUX
9 9 (5.84%) CentOS
9 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.95%) VMS
14 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) ITIL
2 22 (14.29%) Web Development
3 19 (12.34%) UML
4 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.69%) MODAF
5 15 (9.74%) Validation
5 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.44%) E-business
7 13 (8.44%) Document Management
8 12 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.49%) V-Model
10 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.84%) Software Architecture
10 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.84%) Requirements Management
11 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.55%) DoDAF
12 7 (4.55%) DevOps
13 4 (2.60%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.53%) SQL
2 25 (16.23%) Java
3 19 (12.34%) Perl
4 17 (11.04%) C++
5 9 (5.84%) MATLAB
5 9 (5.84%) C#
5 9 (5.84%) Python
6 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.19%) C
7 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.30%) PHP
8 2 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (36.36%) Degree
2 45 (29.22%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
4 21 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 17 (11.04%) CCNA
5 17 (11.04%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.84%) MCP
7 9 (5.84%) MCSE
8 6 (3.90%) MCSA
9 4 (2.60%) MCITP
9 4 (2.60%) CCA
9 4 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.23%) SLA
2 11 (7.14%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.95%) QA
4 2 (1.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.74%) vSphere
3 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.79%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.90%) KVM
6 6 (3.90%) RHEV
7 5 (3.25%) XenApp
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.60%) XenServer
8 4 (2.60%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) WSUS
2 13 (8.44%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.44%) SCOM
3 12 (7.79%) SCCM
3 12 (7.79%) NetBackup
4 9 (5.84%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (27.27%) VMware
2 36 (23.38%) Citrix
3 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (19.48%) Cisco
5 18 (11.69%) HP
6 13 (8.44%) Symantec
6 13 (8.44%) Zend
7 10 (6.49%) NetApp
8 9 (5.84%) Veritas
8 9 (5.84%) CommVault
8 9 (5.84%) JBoss
8 9 (5.84%) Bomgar
8 9 (5.84%) Brocade
9 7 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.55%) Dell
10 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.30%) Oracle
12 1 (0.65%) NEC
12 1 (0.65%) Siemens
12 1 (0.65%) CA
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