Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

System Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 182 196
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 41 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.03% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 53
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -17.57% +4.87%
10th Percentile £30,875 £22,500 £27,850
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £49,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,666 5,029 6,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.16% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,810 4,189 5,085
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +22 17 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Northamptonshire -26 14 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Leicestershire -17 5 £24,000 -12.73% 6
Derbyshire - 5 £38,500 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 East Midlands region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 11 (26.83%) C++
4 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (24.39%) Citrix
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
7 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
8 7 (17.07%) DNS
8 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) SAN
9 6 (14.63%) Line Management
10 5 (12.20%) Change Control
10 5 (12.20%) SOLID
10 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
10 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (12.20%) Change Management
10 5 (12.20%) LAN
10 5 (12.20%) WAN
10 5 (12.20%) .NET
10 5 (12.20%) SAP
10 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (12.20%) Puppet

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) EPLAN
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Slack
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) Profibus
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) WinForms
4 2 (4.88%) Swagger
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) CCTV
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) LPAR
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) SUSE
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Line Management
2 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Change Control
2 5 (12.20%) Change Management
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (12.20%) SOLID
2 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (9.76%) OpenUP
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) C++
3 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.07%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) MCP
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) Firmware
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) Docker
5 2 (4.88%) Cronacle
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Infor
7 1 (2.44%) QNX
7 1 (2.44%) Siemens
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas
7 1 (2.44%) Wonderware