The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 299 271 248
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1083 1121 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.02% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.08% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 853 939 1139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -29 1052 £40,000 - 161
London -14 439 £45,000 - 50
South East -17 223 £38,500 -2.53% 34
City of London +51 96 £42,500 -26.08% 13
East of England -24 91 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Yorkshire -16 90 £40,000 +6.66% 11
South West -5 81 £37,000 +5.71% 23
West Yorkshire -7 72 £45,000 +20.80% 6
Leeds -1 64 £45,000 +20.80% 2
Hampshire +7 54 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Cambridgeshire +11 51 £37,500 -9.63% 9
East Midlands +20 50 £41,500 +10.66% 10
Berkshire +13 48 £38,000 +5.55% 14
West Midlands +8 44 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Surrey -21 40 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Cambridge -7 32 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Reading +10 31 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Essex +16 28 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Leicestershire +24 25 £41,500 +10.66% 2
East Sussex +20 23 £36,250 +31.81%
Buckinghamshire +8 23 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Brighton +12 21 £36,250 +31.81%
Devon -8 21 £33,750 +62.25% 1
North West -24 19 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Bristol -9 16 £39,250 +8.27% 9
Milton Keynes - 16 £38,500 - 1
Leicester +25 15 £44,000 +17.33% 1
Gloucestershire -9 14 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 13 £40,000 -27.27%
Kent -1 13 £31,500 -34.37%

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1098 (53.15%) Windows
2 841 (40.71%) Linux
3 802 (38.82%) VMware
4 622 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 574 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 451 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 437 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 375 (18.15%) DNS
9 370 (17.91%) SAN
10 362 (17.52%) MS Exchange
11 340 (16.46%) TCP/IP
12 330 (15.97%) Finance
12 330 (15.97%) Degree
13 328 (15.88%) Cisco
14 327 (15.83%) UNIX
15 319 (15.44%) Citrix
16 317 (15.34%) ITIL
17 309 (14.96%) MS Excel
18 294 (14.23%) SQL
19 292 (14.13%) SQL Server
20 277 (13.41%) Firewall
21 275 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
22 259 (12.54%) Java
23 251 (12.15%) Apache
24 227 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
25 220 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
26 218 (10.55%) Perl
27 216 (10.45%) DHCP
28 201 (9.73%) Python
29 198 (9.58%) IIS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 362 (17.52%) MS Exchange
2 251 (12.15%) Apache
3 198 (9.58%) IIS
4 178 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 137 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 107 (5.18%) Tomcat
7 83 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 74 (3.58%) SharePoint
9 67 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 61 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 44 (2.13%) Lync
12 39 (1.89%) JBoss
13 36 (1.74%) Node.js
14 33 (1.60%) WebSphere
15 25 (1.21%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.97%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.92%) nginx
18 15 (0.73%) CMS
19 14 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 309 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 156 (7.55%) MS Office
3 25 (1.21%) Simulink
4 13 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.15%) Maya
6 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.097%) MS Project
8 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.048%) Windchill
8 1 (0.048%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.19%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.097%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.048%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.048%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.048%) Maximo
7 1 (0.048%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.048%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.048%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.048%) assyst
7 1 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.048%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.47%) Office 365
4 45 (2.18%) SaaS
5 38 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.77%) IaaS
8 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.24%) PaaS
9 5 (0.24%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.19%) Joyent
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.097%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.048%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.048%) Route 53
13 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.048%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 375 (18.15%) DNS
2 370 (17.91%) SAN
3 340 (16.46%) TCP/IP
4 277 (13.41%) Firewall
5 216 (10.45%) DHCP
6 193 (9.34%) LAN
7 192 (9.29%) WAN
8 156 (7.55%) VPN
9 111 (5.37%) HTTP
10 96 (4.65%) Internet
11 79 (3.82%) VoIP
12 72 (3.48%) LDAP
12 72 (3.48%) FTP
13 62 (3.00%) VLAN
14 55 (2.66%) Wireless
15 52 (2.52%) NAS
16 51 (2.47%) SSH
17 50 (2.42%) SSL
18 47 (2.27%) SMTP
19 46 (2.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 189 (9.15%) MySQL
3 68 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 17 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 16 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 14 (0.68%) Big Data
10 12 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.39%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.39%) DB2
15 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (3.58%) Rational DOORS
2 43 (2.08%) Subversion
3 35 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 34 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.26%) JIRA
6 19 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.53%) Selenium
7 11 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.44%) Maven
9 9 (0.44%) WebDriver
9 9 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (0.44%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.34%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.24%) Ant
11 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.24%) Emacs
11 5 (0.24%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.19%) LLVM
12 4 (0.19%) Bazaar
General
1 330 (15.97%) Finance
2 108 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.44%) Banking
4 49 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 48 (2.32%) Electronics
6 35 (1.69%) Advertising
7 34 (1.65%) Marketing
8 33 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.55%) Retail
10 27 (1.31%) Games
11 25 (1.21%) Automotive
12 24 (1.16%) Law
13 21 (1.02%) Military
14 18 (0.87%) Publishing
15 16 (0.77%) Back Office
15 16 (0.77%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.63%) French Language
16 13 (0.63%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.11%) .NET
2 83 (4.02%) Web Services
3 60 (2.90%) LAMP
4 43 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 39 (1.89%) XML
6 36 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 30 (1.45%) J2EE
7 30 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
8 26 (1.26%) CSS
9 25 (1.21%) HTML
10 19 (0.92%) Middleware
11 17 (0.82%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.58%) jQuery
13 11 (0.53%) JSON
13 11 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (0.53%) JSP
14 8 (0.39%) SOAP
15 7 (0.34%) JDBC
15 7 (0.34%) Ajax
15 7 (0.34%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 119 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 93 (4.50%) Clustering
4 78 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 77 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 51 (2.47%) Open Source
7 44 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 39 (1.89%) Replication
9 36 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.36%) Fat Client
11 28 (1.36%) Thin Client
12 27 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
13 25 (1.21%) Digital Media
14 24 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.92%) GIS
17 17 (0.82%) EqualLogic
18 16 (0.77%) Physics
18 16 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1098 (53.15%) Windows
2 841 (40.71%) Linux
3 437 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 327 (15.83%) UNIX
5 275 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 227 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 169 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 108 (5.23%) Windows 7
9 97 (4.70%) Solaris
10 73 (3.53%) Ubuntu
11 71 (3.44%) CentOS
12 56 (2.71%) Windows 8
13 53 (2.57%) Debian
14 38 (1.84%) Windows XP
15 26 (1.26%) Android
16 20 (0.97%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.87%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
19 14 (0.68%) SUSE
20 10 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (15.34%) ITIL
2 167 (8.08%) DevOps
3 158 (7.65%) Project Management
4 130 (6.29%) Service Delivery
5 122 (5.91%) Configuration Management
6 107 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 105 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 87 (4.21%) Load Balancing
10 78 (3.78%) E-Commerce
11 76 (3.68%) Validation
12 66 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
13 62 (3.00%) Incident Management
13 62 (3.00%) Migration
14 55 (2.66%) Change Management
15 53 (2.57%) Mentoring
16 47 (2.27%) Service Management
17 40 (1.94%) Problem Management
18 39 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
18 39 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 294 (14.23%) SQL
2 259 (12.54%) Java
3 218 (10.55%) Perl
4 201 (9.73%) Python
5 162 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 157 (7.60%) Bash Shell
7 117 (5.66%) PHP
8 113 (5.47%) C
9 107 (5.18%) C++
10 86 (4.16%) Ruby
11 79 (3.82%) Shell Script
12 51 (2.47%) C#
13 49 (2.37%) JavaScript
14 47 (2.27%) MATLAB
15 30 (1.45%) VBScript
16 21 (1.02%) VB
17 14 (0.68%) Scala
18 11 (0.53%) Korn
19 9 (0.44%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.44%) Golang
Qualifications
1 330 (15.97%) Degree
2 220 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 134 (6.49%) MCSE
4 128 (6.20%) Security Cleared
5 122 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 96 (4.65%) CCNA
8 85 (4.11%) MCSA
9 74 (3.58%) MCITP
10 63 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 52 (2.52%) DV Cleared
12 37 (1.79%) MCP
12 37 (1.79%) CCNP
13 34 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
14 29 (1.40%) MCTS
15 20 (0.97%) CCA
16 19 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
17 18 (0.87%) VCP5
18 17 (0.82%) ISTQB
19 14 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.48%) SLA
2 46 (2.23%) QA
3 37 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.82%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.39%) IEC 61508
7 7 (0.34%) DO-178B
7 7 (0.34%) DO-254
8 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.048%) GAMP
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
11 1 (0.048%) BS25999
11 1 (0.048%) JTAG
System Software
1 574 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 451 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (8.95%) Hyper-V
4 134 (6.49%) XenApp
5 104 (5.03%) vSphere
6 99 (4.79%) VMware ESX
7 78 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (2.23%) Firmware
9 40 (1.94%) XenServer
10 39 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.21%) KVM
12 21 (1.02%) Postfix
12 21 (1.02%) MetaFrame
13 20 (0.97%) NFS
13 20 (0.97%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.92%) Xen
14 19 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (0.87%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.73%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 128 (6.20%) SCCM
1 128 (6.20%) Puppet
2 86 (4.16%) Nagios
3 79 (3.82%) SCOM
4 72 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (3.00%) Backup Exec
6 41 (1.98%) WSUS
7 33 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 29 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (1.21%) OpenView
11 18 (0.87%) Cacti
12 17 (0.82%) Ansible
13 16 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 14 (0.68%) Munin
16 13 (0.63%) logstash
17 10 (0.48%) HP SIM
18 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
19 8 (0.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 802 (38.82%) VMware
2 622 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 328 (15.88%) Cisco
4 319 (15.44%) Citrix
5 182 (8.81%) Red Hat
6 171 (8.28%) HP
7 164 (7.94%) Oracle
8 130 (6.29%) NetApp
9 108 (5.23%) Dell
10 98 (4.74%) Symantec
11 75 (3.63%) EMC
12 55 (2.66%) IBM
13 44 (2.13%) Juniper
14 38 (1.84%) F5
15 34 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 26 (1.26%) SAP
16 26 (1.26%) Sophos
17 24 (1.16%) Google
17 24 (1.16%) Sun
18 21 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Consult Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 22 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
networx
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pure IT Associates Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: benefits package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday