Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 126 129
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 101 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.38% 1.53% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 87 47 54
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £62,500 £54,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4122 3362 3942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.20% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 2796 3408
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Cambridge -6 81 £50,000 +6.61% 4
Huntingdon - 5 £30,000 -
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (45.54%) Python
2 44 (43.56%) Wireless
3 36 (35.64%) C
4 34 (33.66%) C++
5 32 (31.68%) Firmware
6 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
7 21 (20.79%) Bluetooth
8 20 (19.80%) DevOps
9 19 (18.81%) Linux
10 18 (17.82%) Embedded C
11 15 (14.85%) Windows
11 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
12 14 (13.86%) Android
12 14 (13.86%) ASIC
13 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
13 13 (12.87%) Degree
13 13 (12.87%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (11.88%) Embedded Software Development
14 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
14 12 (11.88%) MATLAB
14 12 (11.88%) VMware
15 10 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (9.90%) Games
15 10 (9.90%) OpenGL
15 10 (9.90%) OpenCL
15 10 (9.90%) Vulkan
16 9 (8.91%) Driving Licence
16 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
17 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++
17 8 (7.92%) Performance Optimisation

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 1 (0.99%) IIS
1 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (43.56%) Wireless
2 21 (20.79%) Bluetooth
3 10 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.94%) Network Security
5 5 (4.95%) SMS
6 4 (3.96%) SAN
7 3 (2.97%) Firewall
7 3 (2.97%) NAS
8 2 (1.98%) VLAN
9 1 (0.99%) DNS
9 1 (0.99%) Ethereal
9 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) GitLab
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.90%) Games
3 4 (3.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) OpenCL
1 10 (9.90%) OpenGL
1 10 (9.90%) Vulkan
2 8 (7.92%) Direct3D
3 5 (4.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.95%) STL
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) ASIC
2 13 (12.87%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (8.91%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Fintech
6 2 (1.98%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.99%) Smart City
7 1 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
3 14 (13.86%) Android
4 5 (4.95%) CentOS
4 5 (4.95%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Unix
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) DevOps
2 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
3 12 (11.88%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) Signal Processing
4 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
5 8 (7.92%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (6.93%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (5.94%) Machine Learning
8 5 (4.95%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.96%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.96%) SysML
9 4 (3.96%) UML
9 4 (3.96%) Validation
10 3 (2.97%) OO
10 3 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) Python
2 36 (35.64%) C
3 34 (33.66%) C++
4 18 (17.82%) Embedded C
5 12 (11.88%) MATLAB
6 8 (7.92%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++
7 7 (6.93%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.93%) Perl
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.96%) SQL
9 3 (2.97%) C#
10 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.99%) LPIC
2 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.99%) MCP
2 1 (0.99%) MCSE
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (31.68%) Firmware
2 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.94%) Docker
4 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.98%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Grafana
1 5 (4.95%) Munin
1 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.95%) Puppet
1 5 (4.95%) Salt
1 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) VMware
2 6 (5.94%) Cisco
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) Allen-Bradley
4 2 (1.98%) Siemens
4 2 (1.98%) Veeam
4 2 (1.98%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.99%) EMC
5 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow