The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
UK
Rank 310 309 303
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 838 1022 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.02% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 661 814 848
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +2.18%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 788 £47,500 +5.55% 108
London -35 258 £55,000 +7.42% 35
South East +71 244 £45,000 - 33
South West +1 99 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hampshire +49 77 £45,000 - 5
East of England +37 73 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Gloucestershire +2 50 £47,500 +23.37% 6
North West -29 49 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Fareham - 48 £41,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +60 47 £54,000 +30.90% 9
City of London +18 38 £57,500 +27.77% 13
Berkshire +30 33 £45,000 -18.18% 6
East Midlands +4 33 £37,500 +13.95% 10
Surrey +22 30 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Yorkshire 0 29 £45,000 -
Essex +35 26 £50,000 +47.05% 2
Manchester -31 26 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Kent +27 22 £38,250 -4.37% 4
Hertfordshire +22 22 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 19 £43,000 +1.17% 2
Wales +20 17 £27,500 -20.95%
West Yorkshire +10 17 £50,000 -
Bristol +3 17 £37,500 - 2
Cambridge +1 17 £46,750 +10.00% 2
Wiltshire +32 15 £29,250 -33.14%
East Sussex +22 13 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Scotland +11 13 £27,625 -30.93% 2
West Midlands +7 13 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Leeds +2 13 £50,000 -

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 821 (46.10%) Linux
2 789 (44.30%) Windows
3 513 (28.80%) VMware
4 464 (26.05%) Windows Server
5 409 (22.96%) Active Directory
6 404 (22.68%) Microsoft
7 382 (21.45%) Python
8 323 (18.14%) DevOps
9 315 (17.69%) Puppet
10 290 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 288 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
12 284 (15.95%) Unix
13 271 (15.22%) Bash Shell
14 267 (14.99%) ITIL
15 264 (14.82%) SQL
16 254 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 248 (13.92%) PowerShell
18 247 (13.87%) Degree
19 238 (13.36%) Cisco
20 225 (12.63%) Red Hat
21 224 (12.58%) DNS
22 222 (12.46%) Firewall
23 219 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
24 217 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
25 214 (12.02%) Security Cleared
26 207 (11.62%) Finance
27 205 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
28 198 (11.12%) Hyper-V
29 193 (10.84%) Perl
30 192 (10.78%) MySQL

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 176 (9.88%) Apache
2 167 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 113 (6.34%) IIS
4 95 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 69 (3.87%) SharePoint
6 64 (3.59%) nginx
7 57 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 52 (2.92%) Skype for Business
9 43 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 36 (2.02%) OpenStack
11 27 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (1.07%) Confluence
12 19 (1.07%) JBoss
13 12 (0.67%) CMS
14 11 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.62%) Drupal
14 11 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.56%) lighttpd
Applications
1 156 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.49%) MS Office
3 13 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.34%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.056%) Autodesk Smoke
9 1 (0.056%) Baselight
9 1 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.056%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.39%) Magento
3 5 (0.28%) LabWindows
3 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.22%) assyst
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Primavera
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.056%) BASE24
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.056%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 288 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (8.70%) Office 365
4 61 (3.43%) SaaS
5 43 (2.41%) IaaS
6 42 (2.36%) PaaS
7 37 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.07%) OpenShift
9 16 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.67%) GitHub
13 11 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.62%) Mimecast
14 10 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.56%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.39%) G Suite
16 6 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 224 (12.58%) DNS
2 222 (12.46%) Firewall
3 182 (10.22%) TCP/IP
4 133 (7.47%) SAN
5 131 (7.36%) DHCP
6 108 (6.06%) LAN
7 103 (5.78%) WAN
8 99 (5.56%) VPN
9 88 (4.94%) SSL
10 75 (4.21%) Internet
11 60 (3.37%) LDAP
12 58 (3.26%) VoIP
13 52 (2.92%) Wireless
14 47 (2.64%) VLAN
15 46 (2.58%) Kerberos
16 45 (2.53%) Network Security
17 38 (2.13%) HTTP
18 36 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (1.85%) ATM
20 30 (1.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (10.78%) MySQL
2 180 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 52 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 36 (2.02%) Big Data
6 33 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 30 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 30 (1.68%) Redis
8 27 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.01%) GIS
9 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.39%) OpenStack Swift
15 6 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
16 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 138 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 113 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 86 (4.83%) Rational DOORS
4 71 (3.99%) JIRA
5 63 (3.54%) Subversion
6 36 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.07%) git-flow
9 16 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.51%) Maven
11 8 (0.45%) Ant
11 8 (0.45%) CppUnit
11 8 (0.45%) JUnit
12 7 (0.39%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (0.39%) Selenium
13 6 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.34%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.28%) WATIR
15 4 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 207 (11.62%) Finance
2 87 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 52 (2.92%) Banking
4 51 (2.86%) Electronics
5 49 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.64%) Aerospace
7 35 (1.97%) Marketing
8 32 (1.80%) Games
9 31 (1.74%) Military
10 29 (1.63%) Retail
11 22 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.12%) Back Office
13 18 (1.01%) Automotive
13 18 (1.01%) Law
14 13 (0.73%) French Language
15 12 (0.67%) Publishing
16 11 (0.62%) Advertising
17 10 (0.56%) Legal
18 6 (0.34%) Billing
18 6 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (5.61%) Web Services
2 89 (5.00%) LAMP
3 41 (2.30%) .NET
4 39 (2.19%) LEMP Stack
5 34 (1.91%) XML
6 25 (1.40%) Java EE
7 24 (1.35%) HTML
7 24 (1.35%) Node.js
7 24 (1.35%) SOAP
8 17 (0.95%) J2EE
8 17 (0.95%) REST
9 16 (0.90%) CSS
9 16 (0.90%) Middleware
10 15 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
10 15 (0.84%) JSON
11 14 (0.79%) jQuery
12 13 (0.73%) Sensu
13 12 (0.67%) EJB
13 12 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 118 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 117 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (6.18%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.19%) PKI
6 32 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 29 (1.63%) Clustering
7 29 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
7 29 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 29 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 28 (1.57%) Fintech
9 25 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.40%) Physics
10 20 (1.12%) Replication
11 19 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.01%) iPad
13 17 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.84%) Equities
15 13 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 821 (46.10%) Linux
2 789 (44.30%) Windows
3 464 (26.05%) Windows Server
4 284 (15.95%) Unix
5 254 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 205 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 144 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 112 (6.29%) CentOS
9 92 (5.17%) Ubuntu
10 89 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 84 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 67 (3.76%) Debian
13 45 (2.53%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.80%) Solaris
15 30 (1.68%) Android
15 30 (1.68%) Windows 10
16 25 (1.40%) AIX
16 25 (1.40%) Fedora
16 25 (1.40%) Windows 8
17 20 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (18.14%) DevOps
2 267 (14.99%) ITIL
3 217 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (9.32%) Configuration Management
5 132 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (6.96%) High Availability
7 100 (5.61%) Software Engineering
8 91 (5.11%) Validation
9 78 (4.38%) Mentoring
10 73 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 70 (3.93%) Project Management
11 70 (3.93%) UML
12 66 (3.71%) Requirements Management
13 64 (3.59%) Presales
13 64 (3.59%) Service Management
14 62 (3.48%) Open Source
15 60 (3.37%) MODAF
16 55 (3.09%) Load Balancing
17 53 (2.98%) Use Case
18 49 (2.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 382 (21.45%) Python
2 271 (15.22%) Bash Shell
3 264 (14.82%) SQL
4 248 (13.92%) PowerShell
5 193 (10.84%) Perl
6 187 (10.50%) Java
7 180 (10.11%) C
8 139 (7.80%) C++
9 138 (7.75%) Ruby
10 100 (5.61%) PHP
11 50 (2.81%) C#
12 47 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.58%) JavaScript
14 21 (1.18%) Scala
15 20 (1.12%) Go
16 16 (0.90%) Korn
17 15 (0.84%) VB
18 13 (0.73%) Bourne shell
18 13 (0.73%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 247 (13.87%) Degree
2 214 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 124 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 102 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 95 (5.33%) DV Cleared
6 92 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (4.49%) CCNA
8 78 (4.38%) MCSE
9 67 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (2.75%) MCSA
11 33 (1.85%) RHCE
12 28 (1.57%) CCNP
13 26 (1.46%) RHCSA
14 24 (1.35%) MCP
15 18 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.95%) MCITP
17 16 (0.90%) HNC
18 13 (0.73%) CCIE
19 12 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
19 12 (0.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.19%) SLA
2 34 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 34 (1.91%) QA
3 12 (0.67%) DICOM
3 12 (0.67%) HL7
4 7 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.39%) MISRA
4 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.22%) ARP4754
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.17%) DO-254
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9002
7 3 (0.17%) ISO26262
8 2 (0.11%) GAMP
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.056%) GMP
System Software
1 409 (22.96%) Active Directory
2 290 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 106 (5.95%) Docker
5 75 (4.21%) vSphere
6 56 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.64%) XenApp
8 34 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
9 31 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (1.63%) NFS
11 28 (1.57%) KVM
11 28 (1.57%) VMware ESX
12 24 (1.35%) Xen
13 19 (1.07%) Postfix
13 19 (1.07%) Varnish
14 16 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (0.84%) Firmware
16 14 (0.79%) LXC
16 14 (0.79%) Snort
17 13 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 315 (17.69%) Puppet
2 219 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
3 180 (10.11%) Ansible
4 134 (7.52%) SCCM
5 82 (4.60%) SCOM
6 76 (4.27%) Nagios
7 33 (1.85%) Salt
7 33 (1.85%) WSUS
8 23 (1.29%) Kubernetes
9 20 (1.12%) CFEngine
9 20 (1.12%) Mesos
10 19 (1.07%) Cacti
11 16 (0.90%) Graphite
12 15 (0.84%) HAProxy
12 15 (0.84%) Kibana
12 15 (0.84%) Rundeck
13 14 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
13 14 (0.79%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.73%) Terraform
15 12 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 513 (28.80%) VMware
2 404 (22.68%) Microsoft
3 238 (13.36%) Cisco
4 225 (12.63%) Red Hat
5 122 (6.85%) Citrix
6 102 (5.73%) Oracle
7 99 (5.56%) HP
8 74 (4.15%) EMC
9 58 (3.26%) NetApp
10 49 (2.75%) Dell
11 47 (2.64%) F5
12 44 (2.47%) SolarWinds
13 41 (2.30%) IBM
14 39 (2.19%) Splunk
15 37 (2.08%) Atlassian
16 32 (1.80%) Google
17 31 (1.74%) Juniper
18 27 (1.52%) EqualLogic
19 26 (1.46%) Apple
20 25 (1.40%) SaltStack
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum amazing benefits packages
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year + holidays, pension, discounts, bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefts
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IBM
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago