The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 293 230 268
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1053 1296 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.19% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.26% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1134 1005
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -69 959 £42,000 +3.70% 131
London -52 408 £45,000 -7.21% 47
South East -73 204 £39,625 -0.93% 22
East of England -49 90 £40,000 - 11
City of London +11 86 £50,000 - 9
South West -31 73 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Yorkshire -41 69 £42,500 +11.84% 10
Berkshire +5 68 £42,000 +5.00% 4
North West -3 49 £35,000 +16.66% 15
West Yorkshire -36 43 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Leeds -12 38 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Reading +7 36 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East Sussex +5 36 £35,000 - 3
Surrey -12 36 £47,250 +26.00% 3
East Midlands -23 35 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Brighton +1 34 £35,000 - 3
Wales +17 30 £33,000 -34.00% 2
West Midlands +5 29 £32,250 -1.52% 7
Hampshire -32 29 £31,174 -22.06% 7
Bristol -25 27 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South Wales +13 26 £33,000 -26.66%
Cambridgeshire -10 26 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Bedfordshire -19 25 £40,000 -16.66% 3
Cambridge -10 22 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Cardiff +12 20 £33,000 +3.12%
Cheshire +4 20 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -9 19 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Manchester +3 17 £35,000 +20.68% 8
Leicestershire -13 16 £45,000 +23.28% 1
West Sussex 0 15 £40,610 -6.64%

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1148 (49.96%) Windows
2 940 (40.91%) Linux
3 824 (35.86%) VMware
4 629 (27.37%) Microsoft
5 539 (23.46%) Active Directory
6 509 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 465 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 438 (19.06%) DNS
9 430 (18.71%) SQL
10 422 (18.36%) Degree
11 417 (18.15%) UNIX
12 386 (16.80%) Cisco
13 367 (15.97%) MS Exchange
14 359 (15.62%) TCP/IP
15 346 (15.06%) MS Excel
16 341 (14.84%) SQL Server
17 337 (14.66%) SAN
17 337 (14.66%) Firewall
18 332 (14.45%) Citrix
19 323 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
20 301 (13.10%) DHCP
21 298 (12.97%) ITIL
22 297 (12.92%) Apache
23 285 (12.40%) Finance
24 277 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
25 267 (11.62%) Perl
26 265 (11.53%) Java
27 258 (11.23%) Red Hat
28 237 (10.31%) HP
28 237 (10.31%) MySQL

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 367 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 297 (12.92%) Apache
3 219 (9.53%) IIS
4 217 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 141 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 123 (5.35%) Tomcat
7 119 (5.18%) SharePoint
8 90 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 81 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 76 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 53 (2.31%) Node.js
12 43 (1.87%) Lync
13 30 (1.31%) OpenStack
14 29 (1.26%) WebLogic
15 23 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.91%) CMS
17 20 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
17 20 (0.87%) nginx
18 19 (0.83%) Drupal
18 19 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 346 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.14%) MS Office
3 42 (1.83%) Simulink
4 19 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.17%) CATIA
8 2 (0.087%) Maya
8 2 (0.087%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.087%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.044%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.30%) SalesLogix
5 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.087%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.087%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.087%) assyst
8 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.044%) Agresso
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 76 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.18%) Office 365
3 45 (1.96%) SaaS
4 44 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.83%) IaaS
8 18 (0.78%) Joyent
9 9 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
10 6 (0.26%) PaaS
10 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.17%) ElastiCache
12 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.087%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 438 (19.06%) DNS
2 359 (15.62%) TCP/IP
3 337 (14.66%) SAN
3 337 (14.66%) Firewall
4 301 (13.10%) DHCP
5 235 (10.23%) LAN
6 224 (9.75%) WAN
7 203 (8.83%) VPN
8 153 (6.66%) Internet
9 124 (5.40%) HTTP
10 97 (4.22%) NAS
11 83 (3.61%) VoIP
12 80 (3.48%) LDAP
13 61 (2.65%) SSL
13 61 (2.65%) VLAN
14 52 (2.26%) Wireless
15 48 (2.09%) Ethernet
16 45 (1.96%) Network Security
17 43 (1.87%) SSH
18 41 (1.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 237 (10.31%) MySQL
3 94 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 29 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 26 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 21 (0.91%) Big Data
10 18 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.48%) Redis
16 9 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.35%) Mahout
18 7 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 91 (3.96%) Rational DOORS
2 51 (2.22%) JIRA
3 47 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 39 (1.70%) Subversion
5 36 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 28 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
7 23 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 19 (0.83%) Maven
8 19 (0.83%) Selenium
9 17 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 12 (0.52%) Ant
12 11 (0.48%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.35%) JConsole
13 8 (0.35%) InstallShield
13 8 (0.35%) Log4j
13 8 (0.35%) Hudson
13 8 (0.35%) Gerrit
13 8 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 285 (12.40%) Finance
2 142 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.48%) Electronics
4 88 (3.83%) Aerospace
5 64 (2.79%) Military
6 40 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 37 (1.61%) Marketing
8 32 (1.39%) Games
9 27 (1.17%) Automotive
10 26 (1.13%) Retail
11 24 (1.04%) Law
12 23 (1.00%) Avionics
13 22 (0.96%) Legal
13 22 (0.96%) Banking
14 20 (0.87%) Advertising
15 13 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.57%) Back Office
16 11 (0.48%) Billing
17 10 (0.44%) German Language
18 9 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (5.35%) .NET
2 86 (3.74%) LAMP
3 83 (3.61%) Web Services
4 55 (2.39%) XML
5 45 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 44 (1.91%) J2EE
7 39 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
8 38 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 37 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
10 32 (1.39%) JSON
11 28 (1.22%) CSS
12 21 (0.91%) Software Packaging
13 20 (0.87%) Middleware
14 19 (0.83%) HTML
15 17 (0.74%) JMX
16 14 (0.61%) jQuery
17 13 (0.57%) SOAP
18 12 (0.52%) REST
19 11 (0.48%) Memcached
20 9 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.40%) Computer Science
2 88 (3.83%) Clustering
3 78 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 68 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 57 (2.48%) Mathematics
5 57 (2.48%) Open Source
6 48 (2.09%) Replication
7 47 (2.05%) Firmware
8 43 (1.87%) Physics
9 34 (1.48%) Hedge funds
10 25 (1.09%) CCTV
11 24 (1.04%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 21 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
14 20 (0.87%) STB
15 17 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 15 (0.65%) Wiki
17 14 (0.61%) EqualLogic
17 14 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1148 (49.96%) Windows
2 940 (40.91%) Linux
3 465 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 417 (18.15%) UNIX
5 323 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 215 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 158 (6.88%) Solaris
8 155 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 123 (5.35%) Windows 7
10 105 (4.57%) CentOS
11 96 (4.18%) Ubuntu
12 59 (2.57%) Debian
13 57 (2.48%) Windows 8
14 47 (2.05%) Windows XP
15 30 (1.31%) HPUX
16 26 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
17 23 (1.00%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.87%) AIX
19 16 (0.70%) Mac OS X
20 15 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (12.97%) ITIL
2 127 (5.53%) DevOps
3 117 (5.09%) Software Engineering
4 116 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
5 110 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 109 (4.74%) Service Delivery
7 103 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 98 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 98 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 96 (4.18%) Incident Management
10 83 (3.61%) Validation
10 83 (3.61%) Project Management
11 71 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (3.05%) Change Management
13 59 (2.57%) UML
13 59 (2.57%) Problem Management
14 57 (2.48%) Migration
14 57 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
15 50 (2.18%) Service Management
15 50 (2.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 430 (18.71%) SQL
2 267 (11.62%) Perl
3 265 (11.53%) Java
4 228 (9.92%) Python
5 190 (8.27%) PowerShell
6 139 (6.05%) Bash Shell
7 128 (5.57%) C++
8 108 (4.70%) C
9 103 (4.48%) PHP
10 94 (4.09%) Ruby
11 83 (3.61%) C#
12 67 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 62 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 57 (2.48%) JavaScript
15 43 (1.87%) VBScript
16 39 (1.70%) VB
17 26 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 19 (0.83%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.57%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 422 (18.36%) Degree
2 277 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 177 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
4 173 (7.53%) MCSE
5 157 (6.83%) Security Cleared
6 152 (6.61%) CCNA
7 103 (4.48%) MCSA
8 89 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 86 (3.74%) MCITP
10 79 (3.44%) SC Cleared
11 68 (2.96%) MCP
12 53 (2.31%) CCNP
13 40 (1.74%) RHCE
14 35 (1.52%) MCTS
15 31 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
16 30 (1.31%) DV Cleared
17 22 (0.96%) CCA
18 19 (0.83%) MCDBA
18 19 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
19 13 (0.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.48%) SLA
2 67 (2.92%) QA
3 17 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.48%) IEC 61508
5 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.26%) GAMP
6 6 (0.26%) GCP
6 6 (0.26%) GMP
7 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.087%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.044%) ARP4754
System Software
1 539 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 509 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 147 (6.40%) XenApp
5 141 (6.14%) VMware ESX
6 135 (5.87%) vSphere
7 76 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.18%) XenDesktop
9 33 (1.44%) Terminal Services
10 32 (1.39%) MetaFrame
10 32 (1.39%) KVM
11 28 (1.22%) ISA Server
12 26 (1.13%) XenServer
13 24 (1.04%) vCloud
14 23 (1.00%) NFS
15 18 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (0.78%) Xen
16 15 (0.65%) Postfix
17 12 (0.52%) Varnish
18 9 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 136 (5.92%) Puppet
2 121 (5.27%) SCCM
3 107 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (4.00%) Nagios
5 75 (3.26%) Backup Exec
6 55 (2.39%) WSUS
7 51 (2.22%) SCOM
8 36 (1.57%) Tivoli
9 35 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 33 (1.44%) OpenView
11 30 (1.31%) ZABBIX
12 27 (1.17%) Netcool
13 26 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (0.96%) Cacti
15 20 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 18 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 18 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 17 (0.74%) Munin
18 13 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
19 12 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 824 (35.86%) VMware
2 629 (27.37%) Microsoft
3 386 (16.80%) Cisco
4 332 (14.45%) Citrix
5 258 (11.23%) Red Hat
6 237 (10.31%) HP
7 232 (10.10%) Oracle
8 167 (7.27%) NetApp
9 107 (4.66%) Symantec
10 93 (4.05%) Dell
10 93 (4.05%) JBoss
11 88 (3.83%) IBM
12 64 (2.79%) EMC
13 55 (2.39%) Juniper
14 50 (2.18%) Sun
15 40 (1.74%) F5
16 36 (1.57%) Veeam
16 36 (1.57%) Avaya
17 34 (1.48%) SAP
18 32 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28 - £35 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromley, Kent
Splash Damage
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cornwall
networx
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago