The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Systems Engineer
Rank 889 885 890
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 8 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.82%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Principal Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Principal Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 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
England -14 8 £45,000 +2.27%
London - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 - -
East of England -22 1 - -
South West -23 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal 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 Principal Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) JSP 440
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) C
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2

Principal Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal 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 Principal Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) ABAP
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle