Period
to 24 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

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

System Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 153 153
Rank change year-on-year +41 0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 6
Cheshire median annual salary £32,250 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.50% +21.21% -19.12%
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £44,471 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.68% +11.18% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,958 2,971 2,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.15% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 2,250 1,978
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £59,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Knutsford +29 13 £31,250 -
Chester - 5 £32,000 - 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (76.00%) Office 365
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
4 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (64.00%) Ansible
5 16 (64.00%) MCSA
5 16 (64.00%) Python
5 16 (64.00%) HP
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (48.00%) CentOS
6 12 (48.00%) WatchGuard
6 12 (48.00%) Data Protection
6 12 (48.00%) VLAN
6 12 (48.00%) Degree
6 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
6 12 (48.00%) RHCA
6 12 (48.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) CommVault
6 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (76.00%) Office 365
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (48.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) ATM
4 1 (4.00%) Modbus
4 1 (4.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) VersaTest
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) EMV
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) SCADA
3 1 (4.00%) Tandem
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) CentOS
3 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
3 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Data Protection
1 12 (48.00%) Data Science
1 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (48.00%) Task Automation
2 5 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) DNA
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Secure Coding
3 4 (16.00%) Server Management
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) PowerShell
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) Go
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) MCSA
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) RHCA
3 4 (16.00%) MCITP
3 4 (16.00%) MCP
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) pfSense
2 12 (48.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) Docker
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Ansible
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.00%) Puppet
3 4 (16.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Aruba
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CommVault
2 12 (48.00%) Dell
2 12 (48.00%) Meraki
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (48.00%) WatchGuard
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Rockwell
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) Wonderware