The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior System Engineer
Rank 933 916 923
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Engineer 10 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 9
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +5.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Junior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Systems Engineer within the UK.

Junior Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
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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
England -2 10 £31,500 +14.54% 2
London +6 9 £31,500 +14.54%
City of London +52 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Dorset +6 1 £35,000 +27.27% 1
South West -12 1 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Dorchester - 1 £35,000 - 1

Junior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 11 (32.35%) DNS
5 10 (29.41%) MS Office
5 10 (29.41%) Electronics
6 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
6 9 (26.47%) SSH
6 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) openSUSE
6 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
6 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
6 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (26.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (26.47%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.65%) Nagios
8 6 (17.65%) Perl
8 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco
9 5 (14.71%) Python

Junior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 11 (32.35%) DNS
3 9 (26.47%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (26.47%) SSH
3 9 (26.47%) VoIP
3 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
4 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) OpenVPN
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) DHCP
8 1 (2.94%) SMTP
8 1 (2.94%) SNMP
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (29.41%) Electronics
2 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Law
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) LAMP
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
1 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 9 (26.47%) openSUSE
4 9 (26.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Debian
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) DevOps
2 2 (5.88%) Change Management
2 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
2 2 (5.88%) Signal Processing
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.94%) Process Management
3 1 (2.94%) Server Building
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) SysML
3 1 (2.94%) UML
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
3 1 (2.94%) V-Model
3 1 (2.94%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Korn
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Xen
3 3 (8.82%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) iptables
5 1 (2.94%) LXC
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Nagios
2 4 (11.76%) Cacti
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Graphite
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) collectd
5 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.94%) Opsview
5 1 (2.94%) SELinux
5 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Google
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) Sophos
5 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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