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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 303 306 303
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1007 1127 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.07% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 844 960 976
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 951 £47,500 +18.75% 125
London -6 354 £52,500 +8.24% 39
South East +12 258 £47,500 +18.75% 28
South West +32 128 £37,500 - 26
Berkshire +63 100 £55,000 +12.82% 2
East of England +17 71 £50,000 +29.87% 11
Yorkshire +43 54 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London +64 53 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Reading +42 51 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Gloucestershire +29 46 £37,500 +50.00% 9
Oxfordshire -5 36 £35,000 -10.25% 4
West Yorkshire +16 34 £37,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 32 £50,000 +27.38% 8
Dorset +30 31 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Cambridge +20 31 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Hampshire -43 30 £35,000 +7.69% 11
North West +1 29 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Surrey +19 28 £52,500 +33.75% 8
East Midlands 0 28 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Scotland +20 26 £50,000 +60.00% 6
Manchester +7 25 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East Sussex +3 25 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Brighton -3 23 £35,000 -22.22%
Bristol -5 23 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Leeds +6 21 £38,750 +3.33%
West Sussex -3 21 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Poole - 21 £47,500 -
West Midlands -29 19 £38,750 +20.15% 7
Wiltshire +18 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Windsor - 18 £47,500 -

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 927 (45.98%) Linux
2 869 (43.11%) Windows
3 670 (33.23%) VMware
4 564 (27.98%) Microsoft
5 555 (27.53%) Windows Server
6 550 (27.28%) Active Directory
7 414 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 366 (18.15%) Python
9 343 (17.01%) Cisco
10 338 (16.77%) Puppet
11 337 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 310 (15.38%) ITIL
13 309 (15.33%) Firewall
14 308 (15.28%) DNS
15 303 (15.03%) DevOps
16 296 (14.68%) MS Excel
17 292 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 280 (13.89%) SAN
19 271 (13.44%) Finance
20 269 (13.34%) Unix
21 264 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
22 261 (12.95%) MS Exchange
23 253 (12.55%) Red Hat
24 244 (12.10%) SQL
25 240 (11.90%) Degree
26 236 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
27 235 (11.66%) SQL Server
27 235 (11.66%) Data Centre
28 220 (10.91%) Perl
28 220 (10.91%) Bash Shell

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
1 261 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 159 (7.89%) Apache
3 138 (6.85%) IIS
4 137 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 115 (5.70%) SharePoint
6 110 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 70 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 50 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (1.93%) Confluence
10 37 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (1.49%) JBoss
11 30 (1.49%) nginx
12 28 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (1.24%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.14%) Skype for Business
15 22 (1.09%) Apache Spark
16 18 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (0.89%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 296 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 126 (6.25%) MS Office
3 15 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.15%) HipChat
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
6 3 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.099%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.099%) Maximo
7 2 (0.099%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.099%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.099%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.050%) Magento
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
1 236 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (5.36%) Office 365
3 88 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.03%) Amazon S3
5 40 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (1.79%) SaaS
7 27 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 22 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 22 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.74%) PaaS
10 14 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.50%) IaaS
12 9 (0.45%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.35%) GitHub
14 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
15 3 (0.15%) iTunes
16 2 (0.099%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 309 (15.33%) Firewall
2 308 (15.28%) DNS
3 280 (13.89%) SAN
4 197 (9.77%) TCP/IP
5 178 (8.83%) VPN
6 172 (8.53%) DHCP
7 146 (7.24%) WAN
8 115 (5.70%) VLAN
9 112 (5.56%) LAN
10 82 (4.07%) Wireless
11 72 (3.57%) Internet
12 69 (3.42%) Network Security
13 59 (2.93%) LDAP
14 54 (2.68%) NAS
15 50 (2.48%) VoIP
16 49 (2.43%) HTTP
17 42 (2.08%) BGP
18 41 (2.03%) OSPF
19 39 (1.93%) SMTP
20 38 (1.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.25%) MySQL
3 60 (2.98%) Hadoop
4 44 (2.18%) Big Data
5 39 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 39 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 33 (1.64%) GIS
8 29 (1.44%) Redis
9 26 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.84%) Couchbase
11 16 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.64%) Riak
14 11 (0.55%) CouchDB
14 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.40%) SimpleDB
16 7 (0.35%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 142 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 101 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 75 (3.72%) JIRA
4 60 (2.98%) TeamCity
5 51 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
6 32 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 23 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.09%) Subversion
9 13 (0.64%) Maven
10 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 11 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (0.45%) Selenium
13 8 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.30%) Ant
14 6 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
15 5 (0.25%) GoogleTest
15 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.20%) Robot Framework
17 3 (0.15%) CMake
General
1 271 (13.44%) Finance
2 95 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 74 (3.67%) Banking
4 61 (3.03%) Electronics
5 53 (2.63%) Marketing
6 47 (2.33%) Law
7 42 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.74%) Games
9 34 (1.69%) Publishing
10 32 (1.59%) Aerospace
11 30 (1.49%) Retail
12 24 (1.19%) Automotive
13 23 (1.14%) Back Office
14 20 (0.99%) Military
15 16 (0.79%) Advertising
16 14 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.50%) Billing
17 10 (0.50%) French Language
18 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (5.56%) Web Services
2 73 (3.62%) LAMP
3 46 (2.28%) .NET
4 29 (1.44%) CSS
5 28 (1.39%) XML
6 27 (1.34%) JSON
7 25 (1.24%) HTML
7 25 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (1.04%) MAPI
9 20 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
10 18 (0.89%) Node.js
11 15 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (0.74%) Middleware
12 14 (0.69%) Kafka
13 11 (0.55%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.55%) SOAP
14 10 (0.50%) Django
14 10 (0.50%) Sensu
15 8 (0.40%) ASP.NET
16 7 (0.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 235 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 154 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.98%) Driving Licence
6 44 (2.18%) EMC VNX
7 43 (2.13%) Clustering
8 42 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 42 (2.08%) Replication
9 40 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
9 40 (1.98%) PKI
10 39 (1.93%) EqualLogic
11 28 (1.39%) iPhone
12 26 (1.29%) Physics
13 25 (1.24%) Fintech
13 25 (1.24%) iPad
14 21 (1.04%) EPoS
14 21 (1.04%) PDA
15 20 (0.99%) Mathematics
16 19 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 927 (45.98%) Linux
2 869 (43.11%) Windows
3 555 (27.53%) Windows Server
4 337 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 292 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 269 (13.34%) Unix
7 166 (8.23%) Windows 7
8 162 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 119 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 104 (5.16%) CentOS
11 81 (4.02%) Ubuntu
12 60 (2.98%) Windows 10
12 60 (2.98%) Windows 8
13 59 (2.93%) Solaris
14 50 (2.48%) Android
15 42 (2.08%) Debian
16 38 (1.88%) Windows XP
17 34 (1.69%) AIX
18 30 (1.49%) Mac OS X
19 24 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (15.38%) ITIL
2 303 (15.03%) DevOps
3 195 (9.67%) Configuration Management
4 173 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (8.58%) High Availability
5 152 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
6 141 (6.99%) Software Engineering
7 129 (6.40%) Validation
8 100 (4.96%) Open Source
9 99 (4.91%) Project Management
10 84 (4.17%) UML
11 75 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 75 (3.72%) Service Delivery
12 72 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
13 71 (3.52%) Virtual Environments
14 67 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 67 (3.32%) Service Management
15 62 (3.08%) Mentoring
15 62 (3.08%) Migration
16 60 (2.98%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 366 (18.15%) Python
2 244 (12.10%) SQL
3 220 (10.91%) Bash Shell
3 220 (10.91%) Perl
4 200 (9.92%) Java
5 166 (8.23%) PowerShell
6 160 (7.94%) C
7 146 (7.24%) Ruby
8 122 (6.05%) C++
9 83 (4.12%) PHP
10 47 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 46 (2.28%) C#
12 44 (2.18%) Korn
13 39 (1.93%) JavaScript
14 21 (1.04%) Bourne shell
14 21 (1.04%) VB
15 13 (0.64%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.55%) Scala
17 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (11.90%) Degree
2 189 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 139 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 114 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (4.46%) MCSE
7 72 (3.57%) CCNP
7 72 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 70 (3.47%) DV Cleared
9 65 (3.22%) CCNA
10 36 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (1.54%) RHCSA
12 30 (1.49%) MCITP
13 29 (1.44%) CCSP
14 27 (1.34%) RHCE
15 26 (1.29%) MCSA
16 25 (1.24%) CCSE
17 23 (1.14%) MCP
18 14 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.88%) SLA
2 51 (2.53%) QA
3 17 (0.84%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.55%) SAS 70
7 10 (0.50%) ARP4761
7 10 (0.50%) DO-254
8 9 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 8 (0.40%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.20%) GxP
10 4 (0.20%) HL7
11 3 (0.15%) MISRA
12 2 (0.099%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.099%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 14443
13 1 (0.050%) DICOM
System Software
1 550 (27.28%) Active Directory
2 414 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 146 (7.24%) vSphere
5 107 (5.31%) Docker
6 68 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (3.17%) VMware ESX
8 54 (2.68%) XenApp
9 53 (2.63%) Firmware
10 51 (2.53%) NFS
11 44 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
12 34 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
13 30 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (1.34%) Xen
15 22 (1.09%) KVM
15 22 (1.09%) VirtualBox
16 16 (0.79%) XenDesktop
17 15 (0.74%) iptables
18 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 13 (0.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 338 (16.77%) Puppet
2 264 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (7.39%) Ansible
4 116 (5.75%) SCCM
5 105 (5.21%) Nagios
6 103 (5.11%) SCOM
7 46 (2.28%) Salt
8 40 (1.98%) NetBackup
9 39 (1.93%) Backup Exec
10 29 (1.44%) WSUS
11 28 (1.39%) ZABBIX
12 25 (1.24%) Foglight
12 25 (1.24%) Graphite
13 20 (0.99%) CFEngine
14 15 (0.74%) Kibana
15 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.69%) Rundeck
16 13 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 13 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 13 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 670 (33.23%) VMware
2 564 (27.98%) Microsoft
3 343 (17.01%) Cisco
4 253 (12.55%) Red Hat
5 158 (7.84%) Citrix
6 152 (7.54%) HP
7 117 (5.80%) NetApp
8 110 (5.46%) EMC
9 99 (4.91%) Oracle
10 70 (3.47%) Apple
11 69 (3.42%) IBM
12 59 (2.93%) Dell
13 57 (2.83%) Veeam
14 50 (2.48%) Google
15 48 (2.38%) CheckPoint
16 43 (2.13%) Palo Alto
17 42 (2.08%) Symantec
18 41 (2.03%) Splunk
19 29 (1.44%) CommVault
20 28 (1.39%) WatchGuard
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training, progression,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago