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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Systems Engineer
Rank 948 922 942
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 3 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.019% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 6
Average salary £48,500 £48,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £44,250 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £48,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- -9.76%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Principal Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 8 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 5 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 -8 3 £48,500 - 1
South West -10 2 £45,000 -
Weymouth -3 1 £48,500 +7.77%
Dorset -3 1 £48,500 +7.77%
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £41,500 -
Stockport - 1 £55,000 -

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering

Principal Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago