Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 140 151
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 35 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.14% 0.13% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.14% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 29
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -17.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £51,400 £38,500 £48,900
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Warrington +18 20 £42,500 +14.86%
Macclesfield - 4 £31,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £45,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) DNS
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
6 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) SCOM
7 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) WSUS
7 9 (25.71%) Life Science
7 9 (25.71%) Fat Client
7 9 (25.71%) EqualLogic
7 9 (25.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (25.71%) MCSA
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco
7 9 (25.71%) Dell
7 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
7 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (25.71%) Thin Client
7 9 (25.71%) CommVault
7 9 (25.71%) NetApp
7 9 (25.71%) Symantec
7 9 (25.71%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) Finance

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 5 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 13 (37.14%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) ATM
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Gradle
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) VersaTest
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
1 5 (14.29%) HTML5
1 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) EJB
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) JSP
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) Servlets
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Fat Client
2 9 (25.71%) Life Science
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Thin Client
3 5 (14.29%) SCADA
4 4 (11.43%) User Experience
5 2 (5.71%) Tandem
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) Contactless
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Test Management
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
1 9 (25.71%) MCSA
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Corosync
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCOM
1 9 (25.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 9 (25.71%) WSUS
2 6 (17.14%) SCCM
3 4 (11.43%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Pacemaker
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Citrix
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) CommVault
2 9 (25.71%) Dell
2 9 (25.71%) EqualLogic
2 9 (25.71%) NetApp
2 9 (25.71%) Symantec
3 5 (14.29%) Rockwell
3 5 (14.29%) Siemens
3 5 (14.29%) Wonderware
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas