Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 October 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 135 124
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 56 38 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.49% 1.18% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.22% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 64
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -16.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,950 £30,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,350 £82,375
South West median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3666 3112 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3049 2706 3171
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Bristol region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Puppet
3 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 16 (28.57%) Electronics
6 14 (25.00%) Marketing
7 13 (23.21%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (23.21%) Docker
8 12 (21.43%) Degree
8 12 (21.43%) Finance
8 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 12 (21.43%) C
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
9 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
9 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (17.86%) Ansible
10 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
10 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (17.86%) SAP
11 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.07%) MODAF
12 8 (14.29%) SysML
12 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.29%) Validation
13 7 (12.50%) Requirements Management
14 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
14 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (10.71%) Unix

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DHCP
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.36%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.79%) FishEye
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (28.57%) Electronics
2 14 (25.00%) Marketing
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
5 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (8.93%) Military
7 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) SCADA
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 11 (19.64%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Unix
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (16.07%) MODAF
6 8 (14.29%) SysML
6 8 (14.29%) Validation
7 7 (12.50%) Requirements Management
8 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.71%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (8.93%) E-business
9 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.93%) SIEM
10 4 (7.14%) Business Development
10 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.14%) Line Management
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.14%) C++
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 1 (1.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Puppet
2 10 (17.86%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) Nessus
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) SAP
2 5 (8.93%) Google
2 5 (8.93%) Remedy
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) McAfee
4 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) NetScout
5 2 (3.57%) NetWitness
5 2 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) Meraki
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) VMware