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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 81 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.84% 0.99% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.04% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 22
Average salary £36,500 £29,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.72% -19.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £33,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
910 869 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.69% 95.81% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 706 768 718
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,600
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
6 3 (20.00%) RSpec
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (20.00%) Kindle
6 3 (20.00%) Network Management
6 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) Electronics

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) FTP
3 2 (13.33%) IMAP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Telnet
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) RSpec
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
1 3 (20.00%) Kindle
2 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Video Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Panasonic