The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 95 100
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 1.70% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.76% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 30
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +27.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1862 1823 2098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 97.02% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1537 1739
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cambridge -15 25 £46,000 -8.00% 9
Huntingdon - 1 £30,000 - 1
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (46.94%) Wireless
2 22 (44.90%) Python
3 20 (40.82%) C++
4 19 (38.78%) Bluetooth
4 19 (38.78%) MATLAB
4 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
4 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
5 18 (36.73%) Signal Processing
5 18 (36.73%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (36.73%) Telecoms
6 17 (34.69%) Internet
6 17 (34.69%) C
6 17 (34.69%) Smartphone
6 17 (34.69%) Degree
6 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
6 17 (34.69%) Internet of Things
6 17 (34.69%) Digital Signal Processing
7 16 (32.65%) Windows
8 12 (24.49%) DVB
8 12 (24.49%) LTE
9 11 (22.45%) VMware
9 11 (22.45%) Linux
9 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
10 10 (20.41%) DNS
10 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) SQL
13 6 (12.24%) Cisco
14 5 (10.20%) DHCP

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) Wireless
2 19 (38.78%) Bluetooth
3 18 (36.73%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (34.69%) Internet
5 12 (24.49%) DVB
5 12 (24.49%) LTE
6 10 (20.41%) DNS
7 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.20%) DHCP
8 5 (10.20%) OFDM
9 3 (6.12%) BGP
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.12%) HTTP
10 2 (4.08%) Network Security
10 2 (4.08%) SAN
10 2 (4.08%) SMS
10 2 (4.08%) VLAN
11 1 (2.04%) Ethereal
11 1 (2.04%) Firewall
11 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 18 (36.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) OpenCL
1 3 (6.12%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.08%) WCF
2 2 (4.08%) WinForms
3 1 (2.04%) Direct3D
3 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
1 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
2 17 (34.69%) Internet of Things
2 17 (34.69%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.20%) ASIC
3 5 (10.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Smart City
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.20%) Solaris
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Signal Processing
2 17 (34.69%) Digital Signal Processing
2 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Android Development
4 2 (4.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) CAD
4 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.08%) DevOps
4 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
4 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
4 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (4.08%) Product Management
4 2 (4.08%) Reinforcement Learning
4 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.08%) SysML
4 2 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Python
2 20 (40.82%) C++
3 19 (38.78%) MATLAB
4 17 (34.69%) C
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Grafana
1 2 (4.08%) Munin
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) Salt
1 2 (4.08%) WSUS
1 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
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