The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 102 110
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 1.75% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.80% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 27
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £22,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 1663 2111 2043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.41% 97.46% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1657 1682
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -8 22 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C++
2 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 14 (33.33%) Wireless
4 12 (28.57%) Bluetooth
4 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (28.57%) Degree
5 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
5 11 (26.19%) Python
5 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco
7 9 (21.43%) DVB
7 9 (21.43%) MATLAB
7 9 (21.43%) Internet
7 9 (21.43%) LTE
7 9 (21.43%) Smartphone
7 9 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 9 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
7 9 (21.43%) Signal Processing
7 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 9 (21.43%) Internet of Things
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
1 14 (33.33%) Wireless
2 12 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (21.43%) DVB
3 9 (21.43%) Internet
3 9 (21.43%) LTE
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (14.29%) BGP
5 6 (14.29%) DHCP
5 6 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) OpenCL
2 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 9 (21.43%) Internet of Things
2 9 (21.43%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Solaris
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Android
5 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
1 9 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 9 (21.43%) Signal Processing
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C
1 15 (35.71%) C++
2 11 (26.19%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) MATLAB
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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