The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 119 185
Rank change year-on-year -27 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 38 98 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 2.18% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.25% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 33 84 46
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £83,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Reading +5 24 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Slough +4 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Maidenhead +14 1 £65,500 +45.55%
Windsor -22 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (79.49%) Linux
2 41 (52.56%) Python
3 30 (38.46%) VMware
3 30 (38.46%) Ansible
4 29 (37.18%) Puppet
5 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
6 26 (33.33%) CentOS
6 26 (33.33%) Windows
7 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
8 24 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (29.49%) Perl
10 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
10 22 (28.21%) Docker
11 21 (26.92%) SQL
11 21 (26.92%) Red Hat
12 20 (25.64%) DevOps
12 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
13 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (21.79%) MySQL
14 17 (21.79%) Java
15 16 (20.51%) SaaS
15 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
16 15 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (17.95%) EMC
17 14 (17.95%) Ruby
17 14 (17.95%) Finance
17 14 (17.95%) Firewall
18 13 (16.67%) Ubuntu

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) nginx
3 5 (6.41%) Confluence
4 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.51%) SaaS
3 11 (14.10%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (10.26%) GitHub
6 7 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.13%) Office 365
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.85%) Google App Engine
9 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.28%) Bluemix
10 1 (1.28%) IaaS
10 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.95%) Firewall
3 11 (14.10%) DNS
4 10 (12.82%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.13%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.85%) FCoE
8 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.85%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.85%) SNMP
9 2 (2.56%) Internet
9 2 (2.56%) LAN
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 2 (2.56%) VLAN
9 2 (2.56%) VoIP
9 2 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 17 (21.79%) MySQL
3 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.10%) Redis
4 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.26%) SQLite
5 3 (3.85%) Big Data
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.26%) JIRA
4 7 (8.97%) Maven
4 7 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (8.97%) Vagrant
5 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.85%) Ant
6 3 (3.85%) Redmine
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Electronics
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Node.js
2 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.85%) Kafka
2 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.85%) Spring
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) JSON
3 2 (2.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.28%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (79.49%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) CentOS
2 26 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.82%) Unix
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) DevOps
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.38%) Open Source
4 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
6 9 (11.54%) Microservices
7 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.97%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (7.69%) High Availability
8 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (5.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) Python
2 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
3 23 (29.49%) Perl
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
5 17 (21.79%) Java
6 14 (17.95%) Ruby
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.41%) C
9 4 (5.13%) Korn
10 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.56%) C++
12 1 (1.28%) Jython
12 1 (1.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) CISSP
2 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (3.85%) GIAC
3 3 (3.85%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (3.85%) SANS
3 3 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (3.85%) SSCP
4 2 (2.56%) CEH
4 2 (2.56%) GCIA
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (14.10%) KVM
5 10 (12.82%) VirtualBox
6 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.69%) Varnish
8 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
9 4 (5.13%) NFS
10 3 (3.85%) Samba
10 3 (3.85%) vSphere
10 3 (3.85%) Xen
11 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) Ansible
2 29 (37.18%) Puppet
3 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.69%) Nagios
4 6 (7.69%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.85%) Kibana
5 3 (3.85%) logstash
5 3 (3.85%) Salt
5 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.85%) WSUS
5 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.56%) Grafana
6 2 (2.56%) Graphite
6 2 (2.56%) Riemann
7 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) VMware
2 21 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.95%) EMC
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.26%) Rackspace
5 7 (8.97%) HP
5 7 (8.97%) SAP
6 6 (7.69%) Dell
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco
8 4 (5.13%) Google
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.85%) IBM
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
9 3 (3.85%) NetApp
9 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.85%) Sophos
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) Veeam
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 15 days ago