The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 66 84 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.24% 0.58% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.61% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 23
Average salary £32,500 £31,349 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% -16.40%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +3.31%
Systems Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Perl
5 10 (37.04%) Fedora
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
5 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) CentOS
5 10 (37.04%) Puppet
5 10 (37.04%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (33.33%) Use Case
7 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
7 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.93%) Solaris
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Sun
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.11%) Firewall
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) PHP
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) SAN

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Fedora
2 10 (37.04%) CentOS
3 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) SysML
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Video Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) Sun
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Panasonic