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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
UK
Rank 325 326 313
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 740 989 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.97% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.00% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 615 796 860
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,549 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £70,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -1 685 £47,500 +5.55% 110
South East +71 233 £45,000 -2.17% 35
London -20 225 £55,000 +4.76% 38
South West -13 86 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East of England +19 60 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Oxfordshire +41 53 £54,000 +27.81% 7
Hampshire +21 48 £46,250 +2.77% 13
Berkshire +59 43 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Gloucestershire +6 41 £47,500 +27.51% 3
North West -4 35 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Surrey +40 33 £44,000 -7.36% 6
City of London +19 33 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East Midlands -37 26 £37,500 +1.35% 7
Fareham +32 25 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Manchester -15 25 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Essex +24 24 £50,000 +88.67% 2
Oxford +30 23 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £36,500 -27.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cambridge -6 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wales - 17 £25,000 -
Scotland +15 16 £36,375 -9.06% 4
Bristol -4 16 £40,000 - 4
Wiltshire +30 15 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Kent +20 14 £39,000 -20.20%
Edinburgh +13 14 £36,375 +21.25% 3
Hertfordshire +5 14 £60,000 +126.41% 1
South Wales - 12 £29,500 -
Maidenhead +18 11 £56,875 -12.50%
East Sussex +8 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 720 (43.53%) Windows
2 699 (42.26%) Linux
3 453 (27.39%) VMware
4 435 (26.30%) Windows Server
5 398 (24.06%) Active Directory
6 391 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 360 (21.77%) Python
8 285 (17.23%) DevOps
9 273 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
10 264 (15.96%) Puppet
11 247 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 244 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 242 (14.63%) Degree
13 242 (14.63%) SQL
14 238 (14.39%) Unix
15 230 (13.91%) Bash Shell
16 216 (13.06%) ITIL
17 212 (12.82%) PowerShell
18 211 (12.76%) Security Cleared
19 209 (12.64%) DNS
20 201 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
21 199 (12.03%) Hyper-V
22 197 (11.91%) Finance
23 187 (11.31%) Firewall
24 186 (11.25%) Java
25 184 (11.12%) SQL Server
26 183 (11.06%) Red Hat
27 181 (10.94%) Cisco
28 176 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
29 175 (10.58%) C

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
1 168 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 135 (8.16%) Apache
3 104 (6.29%) IIS
4 76 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (3.99%) SharePoint
6 54 (3.26%) Skype for Business
7 52 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 47 (2.84%) nginx
9 33 (2.00%) OpenStack
10 29 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (1.39%) Confluence
12 19 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.73%) JBoss
14 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.60%) lighttpd
16 8 (0.48%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.48%) Captiva
16 8 (0.48%) Documentum
17 7 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 150 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 79 (4.78%) MS Office
3 17 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.36%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.18%) Simulink
6 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.18%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.060%) Autodesk Smoke
7 1 (0.060%) Baselight
7 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.060%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.18%) assyst
3 3 (0.18%) Primavera
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.060%) BASE24
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.060%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 273 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (9.43%) Office 365
3 153 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.90%) PaaS
5 44 (2.66%) SaaS
6 41 (2.48%) IaaS
7 39 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.73%) GitHub
13 11 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.60%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.36%) G Suite
16 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 209 (12.64%) DNS
2 187 (11.31%) Firewall
3 164 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 129 (7.80%) DHCP
5 119 (7.19%) SAN
6 98 (5.93%) LAN
7 84 (5.08%) WAN
8 80 (4.84%) VPN
9 70 (4.23%) SSL
10 66 (3.99%) Internet
11 59 (3.57%) LDAP
12 52 (3.14%) VoIP
13 46 (2.78%) Kerberos
14 42 (2.54%) Skype
15 40 (2.42%) VLAN
16 39 (2.36%) Wireless
17 34 (2.06%) ATM
18 32 (1.93%) iSCSI
19 29 (1.75%) HTTP
20 28 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 169 (10.22%) MySQL
3 59 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 41 (2.48%) Big Data
6 38 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 31 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 27 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.15%) Redis
11 16 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.79%) GIS
14 11 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.36%) OpenStack Swift
17 5 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 112 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.02%) Rational DOORS
4 63 (3.81%) JIRA
4 63 (3.81%) Subversion
5 33 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 31 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (1.39%) git-flow
8 14 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
10 10 (0.60%) Maven
11 9 (0.54%) JUnit
11 9 (0.54%) Selenium
12 8 (0.48%) Ant
12 8 (0.48%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.42%) WATIR
14 6 (0.36%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.36%) CircleCI
14 6 (0.36%) CppUnit
15 5 (0.30%) GitLab
General
1 197 (11.91%) Finance
2 64 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 51 (3.08%) Banking
4 46 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 41 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.24%) Electronics
7 36 (2.18%) Marketing
7 36 (2.18%) Military
8 33 (2.00%) Games
9 26 (1.57%) Retail
10 23 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.09%) Back Office
12 16 (0.97%) Automotive
13 12 (0.73%) Advertising
13 12 (0.73%) Publishing
14 11 (0.67%) Legal
15 8 (0.48%) Local Government
16 7 (0.42%) French Language
17 6 (0.36%) Law
18 5 (0.30%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.20%) Web Services
2 59 (3.57%) LAMP
3 35 (2.12%) .NET
4 30 (1.81%) Node.js
4 30 (1.81%) XML
5 25 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
6 21 (1.27%) HTML
7 18 (1.09%) J2EE
7 18 (1.09%) Middleware
8 17 (1.03%) Java EE
9 16 (0.97%) CSS
10 14 (0.85%) jQuery
10 14 (0.85%) REST
10 14 (0.85%) SOAP
11 9 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (0.48%) Sensu
12 8 (0.48%) Serverless Framework
12 8 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.95%) Data Centre
2 116 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 114 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.60%) PKI
6 33 (2.00%) Hedge funds
7 28 (1.69%) Fintech
8 25 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.39%) Replication
10 20 (1.21%) Clustering
11 17 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.97%) iPad
13 15 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.79%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.79%) Equities
16 12 (0.73%) User Experience
17 11 (0.67%) Blackberry
18 10 (0.60%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 720 (43.53%) Windows
2 699 (42.26%) Linux
3 435 (26.30%) Windows Server
4 247 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 238 (14.39%) Unix
6 176 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 136 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 104 (6.29%) CentOS
9 91 (5.50%) Ubuntu
10 80 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (4.29%) Windows 7
12 61 (3.69%) Debian
13 41 (2.48%) Mac OS X
14 33 (2.00%) Windows 10
15 28 (1.69%) Solaris
16 26 (1.57%) Android
17 25 (1.51%) AIX
18 21 (1.27%) Windows 8
19 20 (1.21%) Apple iOS
20 17 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (17.23%) DevOps
2 216 (13.06%) ITIL
3 201 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (9.98%) Configuration Management
5 116 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (6.41%) Software Engineering
7 101 (6.11%) High Availability
8 77 (4.66%) Validation
9 70 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 70 (4.23%) UML
10 67 (4.05%) Requirements Management
11 66 (3.99%) Mentoring
11 66 (3.99%) Project Management
12 60 (3.63%) MODAF
13 57 (3.45%) Open Source
14 52 (3.14%) Customer Requirements
14 52 (3.14%) Migration
15 51 (3.08%) Use Case
16 50 (3.02%) Patch Management
16 50 (3.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (21.77%) Python
2 242 (14.63%) SQL
3 230 (13.91%) Bash Shell
4 212 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 186 (11.25%) Java
6 175 (10.58%) C
7 160 (9.67%) Perl
8 136 (8.22%) C++
9 115 (6.95%) Ruby
10 66 (3.99%) PHP
11 50 (3.02%) C#
12 46 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 46 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.57%) Scala
14 23 (1.39%) Go
15 18 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.03%) VB
17 11 (0.67%) VBScript
18 10 (0.60%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 242 (14.63%) Degree
2 211 (12.76%) Security Cleared
3 119 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 106 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 81 (4.90%) DV Cleared
6 78 (4.72%) MCSE
7 68 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (3.39%) CCNA
9 44 (2.66%) MCSA
9 44 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (1.51%) CCNP
10 25 (1.51%) MCP
11 23 (1.39%) MCITP
12 17 (1.03%) RHCE
13 13 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
14 9 (0.54%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.54%) HNC
14 9 (0.54%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.18%) SLA
2 23 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.33%) QA
4 8 (0.48%) DICOM
4 8 (0.48%) HL7
5 4 (0.24%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.24%) MISRA
6 3 (0.18%) ARP4754
6 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.18%) DO-254
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9002
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO26262
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.060%) DO-160
8 1 (0.060%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 398 (24.06%) Active Directory
2 244 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (12.03%) Hyper-V
4 109 (6.59%) Docker
5 63 (3.81%) vSphere
6 50 (3.02%) XenApp
7 47 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
9 28 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (1.57%) Xen
11 24 (1.45%) KVM
12 21 (1.27%) NFS
13 19 (1.15%) VMware ESX
14 18 (1.09%) Dovecot
15 16 (0.97%) Firmware
15 16 (0.97%) Postfix
16 15 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (0.91%) XenDesktop
17 14 (0.85%) Ceph
18 12 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 264 (15.96%) Puppet
2 173 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
3 167 (10.10%) Ansible
4 148 (8.95%) SCCM
5 100 (6.05%) SCOM
6 60 (3.63%) Nagios
7 34 (2.06%) Kubernetes
8 28 (1.69%) Salt
9 24 (1.45%) WSUS
10 19 (1.15%) NetBackup
11 18 (1.09%) Mesos
12 17 (1.03%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.91%) CFEngine
13 15 (0.91%) Graphite
14 14 (0.85%) HAProxy
14 14 (0.85%) Terraform
15 12 (0.73%) Cacti
15 12 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
16 8 (0.48%) EMC Navisphere
16 8 (0.48%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 453 (27.39%) VMware
2 391 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 183 (11.06%) Red Hat
4 181 (10.94%) Cisco
5 123 (7.44%) Citrix
6 114 (6.89%) Oracle
7 92 (5.56%) HP
8 71 (4.29%) EMC
9 51 (3.08%) Dell
9 51 (3.08%) SolarWinds
10 47 (2.84%) NetApp
11 44 (2.66%) IBM
12 42 (2.54%) F5
13 36 (2.18%) Atlassian
14 27 (1.63%) EqualLogic
14 27 (1.63%) Juniper
14 27 (1.63%) Splunk
15 26 (1.57%) Google
15 26 (1.57%) SaltStack
16 25 (1.51%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum 58-65k depending on experience plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £55,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago