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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 300 304 327
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 999 1142 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.04% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.08% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 834 981 862
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +1.31%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 938 £47,500 +18.75% 117
London -12 328 £52,500 +9.37% 43
South East -1 273 £48,750 +21.87% 33
South West +37 137 £37,500 - 6
Berkshire +62 101 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +9 72 £50,000 +26.26% 12
Reading +51 55 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Gloucestershire +30 53 £41,250 +65.00% 3
City of London +60 45 £52,500 +10.52% 16
Hampshire -35 44 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Yorkshire +34 40 £37,500 +5.15% 10
Oxfordshire -13 40 £46,796 +19.98% 5
Surrey +15 38 £50,000 +29.87% 8
East Midlands -1 33 £37,000 +3.81% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 32 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cambridge +7 31 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Dorset +34 29 £41,500 -2.35%
Bristol -4 27 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Scotland +15 26 £50,000 +42.85% 2
North West +5 26 £37,500 +10.29% 12
West Yorkshire +12 24 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Oxford +10 24 £57,500 +39.39% 3
West Sussex +5 24 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Wiltshire +22 22 £23,500 -21.66%
Southampton +2 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Manchester -13 21 £37,500 +13.63% 7
Windsor +15 20 £52,500 +10.52%
Glasgow +8 19 £50,000 -
East Sussex +1 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Brighton -3 19 £45,000 - 2

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 942 (46.68%) Linux
2 873 (43.26%) Windows
3 674 (33.40%) VMware
4 568 (28.15%) Microsoft
5 550 (27.25%) Active Directory
6 538 (26.66%) Windows Server
7 418 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 370 (18.33%) Python
9 344 (17.05%) Cisco
10 334 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 320 (15.86%) Firewall
11 320 (15.86%) DNS
12 319 (15.81%) Puppet
13 299 (14.82%) Unix
13 299 (14.82%) ITIL
14 297 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 285 (14.12%) DevOps
15 285 (14.12%) MS Excel
16 276 (13.68%) SAN
17 275 (13.63%) Finance
18 268 (13.28%) MS Exchange
19 253 (12.54%) Red Hat
20 250 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
21 248 (12.29%) Degree
22 240 (11.89%) Data Centre
23 239 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
24 232 (11.50%) Bash Shell
25 230 (11.40%) SQL
26 227 (11.25%) SQL Server
26 227 (11.25%) TCP/IP

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
1 268 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 167 (8.28%) Apache
3 145 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 132 (6.54%) IIS
5 114 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 109 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 70 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 59 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 45 (2.23%) nginx
10 40 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
11 35 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 31 (1.54%) JBoss
13 30 (1.49%) Confluence
14 29 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 28 (1.39%) Skype for Business
16 24 (1.19%) OpenStack
17 22 (1.09%) Apache Spark
18 18 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
19 17 (0.84%) WebLogic
20 9 (0.45%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 285 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.54%) MS Office
3 14 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.30%) Simulink
6 3 (0.15%) HipChat
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 5 (0.25%) Magento
6 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.099%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.099%) Maximo
7 2 (0.099%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.099%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.050%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.050%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 239 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (5.30%) Office 365
3 81 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.78%) Amazon S3
6 35 (1.73%) SaaS
7 34 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 13 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.59%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.45%) GitHub
12 9 (0.45%) IaaS
13 8 (0.40%) PaaS
14 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.15%) iTunes
16 2 (0.099%) Amazon Glacier
16 2 (0.099%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 320 (15.86%) DNS
1 320 (15.86%) Firewall
2 276 (13.68%) SAN
3 227 (11.25%) TCP/IP
4 190 (9.42%) DHCP
5 177 (8.77%) VPN
6 139 (6.89%) WAN
7 123 (6.10%) VLAN
8 112 (5.55%) LAN
9 83 (4.11%) Wireless
10 80 (3.96%) Network Security
11 79 (3.91%) Internet
12 65 (3.22%) LDAP
13 60 (2.97%) HTTP
14 55 (2.73%) BGP
14 55 (2.73%) NAS
15 51 (2.53%) OSPF
16 50 (2.48%) VoIP
17 47 (2.33%) IPv4
18 46 (2.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 136 (6.74%) MySQL
3 58 (2.87%) Hadoop
4 51 (2.53%) Big Data
5 36 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 35 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (1.68%) GIS
7 34 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.54%) Redis
9 23 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (0.89%) Couchbase
12 16 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.50%) Riak
16 8 (0.40%) CouchDB
17 7 (0.35%) SimpleDB
18 6 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 129 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 98 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 67 (3.32%) JIRA
4 62 (3.07%) TeamCity
5 50 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
6 30 (1.49%) Vagrant
7 27 (1.34%) Subversion
8 19 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.59%) Maven
10 11 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 8 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.30%) GoogleTest
13 6 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (0.30%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.25%) Ant
14 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.15%) Selenium
16 2 (0.099%) CMake
General
1 275 (13.63%) Finance
2 96 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 68 (3.37%) Banking
4 63 (3.12%) Electronics
5 53 (2.63%) Marketing
6 48 (2.38%) Law
7 42 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.88%) Aerospace
9 36 (1.78%) Publishing
10 33 (1.64%) Games
11 30 (1.49%) Back Office
11 30 (1.49%) Retail
12 28 (1.39%) Automotive
13 20 (0.99%) Military
14 19 (0.94%) French Language
15 15 (0.74%) Advertising
16 12 (0.59%) Billing
16 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.50%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (5.95%) Web Services
2 82 (4.06%) LAMP
3 40 (1.98%) .NET
4 35 (1.73%) XML
5 33 (1.64%) JSON
6 30 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
7 29 (1.44%) CSS
8 27 (1.34%) HTML
9 24 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (1.04%) MAPI
11 16 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (0.79%) Node.js
11 16 (0.79%) SOAP
12 14 (0.69%) Kafka
13 13 (0.64%) Sensu
14 12 (0.59%) Middleware
14 12 (0.59%) STL
15 10 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 10 (0.50%) Django
15 10 (0.50%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 240 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 152 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 71 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 57 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 47 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 45 (2.23%) Clustering
8 42 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
9 40 (1.98%) EMC VNX
10 35 (1.73%) Replication
11 32 (1.59%) PKI
12 31 (1.54%) EqualLogic
13 30 (1.49%) iPhone
14 29 (1.44%) iPad
15 28 (1.39%) Fintech
16 27 (1.34%) Hedge funds
17 21 (1.04%) PDA
17 21 (1.04%) Physics
18 20 (0.99%) Mathematics
18 20 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 942 (46.68%) Linux
2 873 (43.26%) Windows
3 538 (26.66%) Windows Server
4 334 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 299 (14.82%) Unix
6 297 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 155 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 153 (7.58%) Windows 7
9 110 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 109 (5.40%) CentOS
11 92 (4.56%) Ubuntu
12 64 (3.17%) Windows 10
13 62 (3.07%) Solaris
14 55 (2.73%) Windows 8
15 49 (2.43%) Debian
16 47 (2.33%) Android
17 43 (2.13%) AIX
18 40 (1.98%) Windows XP
19 31 (1.54%) Mac OS X
20 24 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (14.82%) ITIL
2 285 (14.12%) DevOps
3 186 (9.22%) Configuration Management
4 183 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (7.88%) High Availability
6 142 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
7 131 (6.49%) Software Engineering
8 127 (6.29%) Validation
9 101 (5.00%) Open Source
10 97 (4.81%) Project Management
11 84 (4.16%) UML
12 77 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
12 77 (3.82%) Virtual Environments
13 73 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 72 (3.57%) Service Delivery
15 66 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
15 66 (3.27%) Mentoring
16 60 (2.97%) Load Balancing
17 58 (2.87%) Presales
18 57 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 370 (18.33%) Python
2 232 (11.50%) Bash Shell
3 230 (11.40%) SQL
4 221 (10.95%) Perl
5 199 (9.86%) Java
6 192 (9.51%) PowerShell
7 167 (8.28%) C
8 148 (7.33%) Ruby
9 126 (6.24%) C++
10 88 (4.36%) PHP
11 51 (2.53%) Korn
12 49 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 48 (2.38%) C#
14 46 (2.28%) JavaScript
15 24 (1.19%) Bourne shell
16 23 (1.14%) VB
17 16 (0.79%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.59%) Go
19 11 (0.55%) Objective-C
20 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 248 (12.29%) Degree
2 197 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 139 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (5.90%) SC Cleared
6 94 (4.66%) MCSE
7 81 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 79 (3.91%) DV Cleared
9 74 (3.67%) CCNA
10 73 (3.62%) CCNP
11 39 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (1.78%) RHCSA
13 33 (1.64%) CCSP
13 33 (1.64%) RHCE
14 32 (1.59%) CCSE
15 26 (1.29%) MCSA
16 24 (1.19%) MCITP
17 20 (0.99%) MCP
18 19 (0.94%) HNC
19 16 (0.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.78%) SLA
2 42 (2.08%) QA
3 18 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.64%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.55%) SAS 70
7 10 (0.50%) ARP4761
7 10 (0.50%) DO-254
7 10 (0.50%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.25%) HL7
10 4 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.20%) GxP
10 4 (0.20%) MISRA
11 3 (0.15%) GAMP
12 2 (0.099%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.099%) DICOM
12 2 (0.099%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 550 (27.25%) Active Directory
2 418 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 145 (7.19%) vSphere
5 104 (5.15%) Docker
6 74 (3.67%) VMware ESX
7 69 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (2.87%) Firmware
9 54 (2.68%) XenApp
10 47 (2.33%) NFS
11 38 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
13 29 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 28 (1.39%) KVM
15 26 (1.29%) Xen
16 21 (1.04%) Sendmail
17 20 (0.99%) VirtualBox
18 16 (0.79%) Terminal Services
19 15 (0.74%) Varnish
19 15 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 319 (15.81%) Puppet
2 250 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (7.68%) Ansible
4 111 (5.50%) SCCM
5 96 (4.76%) SCOM
6 90 (4.46%) Nagios
7 43 (2.13%) NetBackup
8 41 (2.03%) Backup Exec
8 41 (2.03%) Salt
9 36 (1.78%) WSUS
10 24 (1.19%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.14%) Graphite
12 19 (0.94%) Foglight
13 17 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
14 16 (0.79%) CFEngine
15 15 (0.74%) Kibana
15 15 (0.74%) Rundeck
16 14 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 14 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 674 (33.40%) VMware
2 568 (28.15%) Microsoft
3 344 (17.05%) Cisco
4 253 (12.54%) Red Hat
5 155 (7.68%) Citrix
6 149 (7.38%) HP
7 109 (5.40%) NetApp
8 101 (5.00%) Oracle
9 97 (4.81%) EMC
10 68 (3.37%) IBM
11 64 (3.17%) Apple
12 52 (2.58%) Dell
13 50 (2.48%) Google
14 49 (2.43%) Palo Alto
15 48 (2.38%) CheckPoint
16 47 (2.33%) Veeam
17 42 (2.08%) Splunk
18 38 (1.88%) Symantec
19 28 (1.39%) CommVault
20 25 (1.24%) Intel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pot. equity, free beer
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 = Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Hiring People
Salary: (£25 -35k per annum + benefits)
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + onsite parking, pen, 25 hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago