Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 178 250
Rank change year-on-year -18 +72 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 59 127 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 1.46% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.52% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 108 78
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,500 £32,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £69,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +15.85% +5.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6035 8338 10608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 6533 8408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 32 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Slough +3 5 £28,625 -38.11%
Newbury -10 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (66.10%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) Python
3 24 (40.68%) VMware
4 20 (33.90%) SAP
5 17 (28.81%) SQL
6 16 (27.12%) Perl
6 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
7 15 (25.42%) NoSQL
7 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
8 14 (23.73%) CentOS
9 13 (22.03%) DevOps
9 13 (22.03%) EMC
9 13 (22.03%) Finance
10 12 (20.34%) Degree
11 11 (18.64%) Electronics
11 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
11 11 (18.64%) DNS
11 11 (18.64%) Ansible
11 11 (18.64%) Puppet
12 10 (16.95%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.95%) DHCP
12 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
12 10 (16.95%) ITSM
12 10 (16.95%) Strategic Planning
12 10 (16.95%) Marketing
12 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
13 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing

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 9 (15.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.25%) SaaS
3 7 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.78%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) DNS
3 10 (16.95%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) WLAN
6 2 (3.39%) FCoE
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) RFID
6 2 (3.39%) SNMP
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) 802.11
7 1 (1.69%) INAP
7 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (1.69%) SS7
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.25%) Redis
3 6 (10.17%) GIS
3 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) SAP HANA
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) InfluxDB
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) SQLite
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Redmine
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Electronics
2 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.95%) Marketing
4 8 (13.56%) Digital Economy
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) SAP Fiori
1 6 (10.17%) SAPUI5
2 4 (6.78%) J2EE
2 4 (6.78%) SAP PI
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) CentOS
3 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.56%) Windows
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.69%) AIX
8 1 (1.69%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.69%) HPUX
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) DevOps
2 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.95%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (16.95%) ITSM
2 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
2 10 (16.95%) Strategic Planning
3 9 (15.25%) High Availability
3 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
4 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.78%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) Open Source
8 3 (5.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) Python
2 17 (28.81%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
3 16 (27.12%) Perl
4 8 (13.56%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Master's Degree
2 6 (10.17%) MBA
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) GIAC
5 2 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SANS
5 2 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SSCP
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Docker
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) vSphere
3 6 (10.17%) SAP ITS
4 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) KVM
6 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) NFS
6 2 (3.39%) Samba
6 2 (3.39%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Ansible
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.39%) Graphite
4 2 (3.39%) Nagios
4 2 (3.39%) Riemann
4 2 (3.39%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) SAP
3 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
4 13 (22.03%) EMC
5 4 (6.78%) Informatica
5 4 (6.78%) Jitterbit
5 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) NetApp
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.39%) Remedy
6 2 (3.39%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.39%) SOTI
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) Sun