The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 84 79 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 21 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.75% 2.45% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.51% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 17
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -20.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1146 1435 1408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.55% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 858 1128 1147
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Cambridge

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cambridge region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (41.03%) C
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) C++
3 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
3 14 (35.90%) Wireless
4 13 (33.33%) Degree
5 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (30.77%) Bluetooth
5 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.21%) DNS
6 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
7 10 (25.64%) Cisco
7 10 (25.64%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) DVB
8 8 (20.51%) MATLAB
8 8 (20.51%) Internet
8 8 (20.51%) VMware
8 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
8 8 (20.51%) LTE
8 8 (20.51%) Smartphone
8 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
8 8 (20.51%) Digital Signal Processing
8 8 (20.51%) Signal Processing
8 8 (20.51%) Internet of Things
8 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
9 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Wireless
2 12 (30.77%) Bluetooth
2 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.51%) DVB
4 8 (20.51%) Internet
4 8 (20.51%) LTE
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.38%) BGP
6 6 (15.38%) HTTP
7 5 (12.82%) DHCP
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) SAN
8 2 (5.13%) VPN
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.56%) LAN
9 1 (2.56%) LDAP
9 1 (2.56%) NAS
9 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) OpenCL
2 2 (5.13%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
2 8 (20.51%) Internet of Things
2 8 (20.51%) Smartphone
3 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.26%) Solaris
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Digital Signal Processing
1 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
1 8 (20.51%) Signal Processing
2 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.13%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (5.13%) Product Management
6 1 (2.56%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (2.56%) Biology
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C
2 15 (38.46%) C++
3 10 (25.64%) Python
4 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.51%) MATLAB
5 7 (17.95%) Perl
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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