The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 189 200
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 47 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.27% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 59
Median salary £50,000 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.48% -20.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Essex +5 16 £50,000 +88.67%
Hertfordshire -14 4 £52,500 +98.11% 4
Norfolk -11 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

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 East of England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (46.97%) Windows
1 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.55%) Linux
3 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
4 30 (22.73%) SCCM
5 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
5 28 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 24 (18.18%) Python
6 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 22 (16.67%) SQL
8 21 (15.91%) DNS
8 21 (15.91%) SCOM
8 21 (15.91%) DevOps
9 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 20 (15.15%) Management Information System
9 20 (15.15%) VMware
10 19 (14.39%) C++
11 18 (13.64%) Degree
11 18 (13.64%) Capacity Management
11 18 (13.64%) C
11 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 17 (12.88%) Telecoms
13 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
13 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
13 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
14 15 (11.36%) .NET
15 14 (10.61%) Wireless
16 13 (9.85%) Web Services

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) Alfresco
2 5 (3.79%) Captiva
2 5 (3.79%) Documentum
2 5 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.33%) Office 365
3 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.27%) SaaS
5 2 (1.52%) iTunes
6 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) DNS
2 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.61%) Wireless
4 12 (9.09%) Bluetooth
4 12 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (7.58%) Internet
6 9 (6.82%) DVB
6 9 (6.82%) LTE
7 8 (6.06%) HTTP
8 7 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.30%) SNMP
9 6 (4.55%) BGP
9 6 (4.55%) DHCP
10 4 (3.03%) SAN
10 4 (3.03%) VPN
11 3 (2.27%) SMTP
11 3 (2.27%) VLAN
12 2 (1.52%) Firewall
13 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.55%) MySQL
3 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.27%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 17 (12.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (2.27%) Automotive
4 3 (2.27%) Law
4 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) .NET
2 13 (9.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.03%) CSS
3 4 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.27%) Classic ASP
4 3 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (1.52%) Middleware
5 2 (1.52%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.52%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) Laravel
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 9 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.82%) Internet of Things
6 8 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.03%) e-Health
8 4 (3.03%) User Experience
9 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Robotics
10 1 (0.76%) SCADA
10 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.97%) Windows
2 39 (29.55%) Linux
3 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.09%) Unix
6 11 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.79%) Solaris
8 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.27%) Android
10 3 (2.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.52%) CoreOS
11 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) Configuration Management
2 21 (15.91%) DevOps
3 18 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 12 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (7.58%) Mathematics
5 10 (7.58%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.82%) Digital Signal Processing
6 9 (6.82%) Signal Processing
7 6 (4.55%) High Availability
7 6 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.55%) Migration
8 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.79%) Business Development
8 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.79%) Presales
9 4 (3.03%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (3.03%) Open Source
9 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.03%) Software Architecture
9 4 (3.03%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) Python
2 22 (16.67%) SQL
3 19 (14.39%) C++
4 18 (13.64%) C
5 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.85%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.58%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 6 (4.55%) VB
9 4 (3.03%) C#
9 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.76%) Go
10 1 (0.76%) Java
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.52%) RHCE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) HNC
5 1 (0.76%) HND
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.58%) vSphere
4 7 (5.30%) Docker
5 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.52%) Ceph
6 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (22.73%) SCCM
2 21 (15.91%) SCOM
3 13 (9.85%) Ansible
3 13 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.85%) Puppet
4 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (3.03%) Nagios
5 4 (3.03%) OpenView
5 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.52%) Terraform
6 2 (1.52%) vRealize
6 2 (1.52%) WSUS
7 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.15%) VMware
3 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.09%) Cisco
5 9 (6.82%) Oracle
6 7 (5.30%) Splunk
7 6 (4.55%) Citrix
7 6 (4.55%) EMC
7 6 (4.55%) HP
7 6 (4.55%) Juniper
8 5 (3.79%) IBM
8 5 (3.79%) NetApp
9 4 (3.03%) Apple
9 4 (3.03%) BMC
9 4 (3.03%) CA
9 4 (3.03%) Clearswift
9 4 (3.03%) Compuware
9 4 (3.03%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.03%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.52%) F5
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