Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 June 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 of England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 264 220
Rank change year-on-year +55 -44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 154 97 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.26% 0.80% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.82% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 87 159
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% +12.99%
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,300 £21,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,811 11,813 13,640
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 96.82% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9,169 9,554 11,273
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,150 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 6 months to 21 June 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
Hertfordshire +57 86 £60,000 +14.29% 14
Cambridgeshire -30 33 £60,000 +33.33% 15
Essex +13 11 £32,000 -36.00% 23
Norfolk +22 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Suffolk +6 8 £33,375 -
Bedfordshire +15 7 - - 16
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 of England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (38.96%) Linux
2 58 (37.66%) Windows
3 55 (35.71%) VMware
4 52 (33.77%) DevOps
5 47 (30.52%) Data Centre
5 47 (30.52%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (25.97%) Python
6 40 (25.97%) DNS
7 38 (24.68%) Puppet
7 38 (24.68%) PowerShell
8 36 (23.38%) Public Cloud
8 36 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 34 (22.08%) Software Engineering
11 32 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
12 31 (20.13%) DHCP
13 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
13 29 (18.83%) Ansible
14 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
15 24 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
16 23 (14.94%) Citrix
17 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
18 20 (12.99%) MCSE
18 20 (12.99%) Juniper
18 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (12.34%) Cisco
19 19 (12.34%) The Twelve-Factor App
19 19 (12.34%) OpenStack

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 19 (12.34%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.65%) Zimbra
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Simulink
3 1 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.30%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.65%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.52%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.49%) Office 365
4 7 (4.55%) Akamai
5 4 (2.60%) SaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.97%) DNS
2 31 (20.13%) DHCP
3 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (11.69%) Firewall
5 17 (11.04%) Internet
6 16 (10.39%) VPN
7 15 (9.74%) SNMP
8 13 (8.44%) SAN
9 11 (7.14%) NetScaler
10 10 (6.49%) WAN
11 9 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (5.19%) IPsec
12 8 (5.19%) SMTP
13 7 (4.55%) BGP
13 7 (4.55%) DWDM
13 7 (4.55%) HTTP
13 7 (4.55%) HTTPS
13 7 (4.55%) MPLS
13 7 (4.55%) OSPF
13 7 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) CANoe
3 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (9.74%) Retail
2 10 (6.49%) Games
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Electronics
5 3 (1.95%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 2 (1.30%) Finance
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) XML
2 12 (7.79%) HTML
3 9 (5.84%) Web Services
4 7 (4.55%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.25%) CSS
6 4 (2.60%) OpenCL
6 4 (2.60%) Vulkan
7 3 (1.95%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.65%) Direct3D
8 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.65%) Java EE
8 1 (0.65%) JSON
8 1 (0.65%) LAMP
8 1 (0.65%) Middleware
8 1 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.65%) OpenGL ES
8 1 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.52%) Data Centre
2 36 (23.38%) Public Cloud
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.84%) ASIC
6 6 (3.90%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.65%) DataPower
9 1 (0.65%) EFT
9 1 (0.65%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.65%) EMV
9 1 (0.65%) EPoS
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.96%) Linux
2 58 (37.66%) Windows
3 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.44%) Unix
7 11 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.60%) CentOS
8 4 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.30%) Debian
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) DevOps
2 34 (22.08%) Software Engineering
3 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.34%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (7.79%) Machine Learning
9 10 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.84%) Network Management
11 8 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (5.19%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.19%) Data Privacy
11 8 (5.19%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.19%) Project Management
12 7 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) Python
2 38 (24.68%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.69%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.14%) C
4 11 (7.14%) C++
4 11 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.14%) SQL
5 6 (3.90%) PHP
5 6 (3.90%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) Java
7 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) MCSE
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.74%) Degree
3 11 (7.14%) MCP
4 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.60%) MCITP
6 4 (2.60%) MCSA
7 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.44%) VMware NSX
5 11 (7.14%) XenApp
6 9 (5.84%) Firmware
7 7 (4.55%) Docker
7 7 (4.55%) vSphere
8 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.60%) LXC
9 4 (2.60%) Xen
10 2 (1.30%) vCloud
11 1 (0.65%) Ceph
11 1 (0.65%) Postfix
11 1 (0.65%) Samba
11 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (24.68%) Puppet
2 36 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (18.83%) Ansible
4 15 (9.74%) vCenter Server
5 7 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.55%) vRealize
6 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.65%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (35.71%) VMware
2 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.94%) Citrix
4 20 (12.99%) Juniper
5 19 (12.34%) Cisco
6 14 (9.09%) HP
7 12 (7.79%) Google
8 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.19%) Splunk
10 7 (4.55%) Arista
10 7 (4.55%) Aruba
10 7 (4.55%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.55%) F5
10 7 (4.55%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.55%) Meraki
10 7 (4.55%) Palo Alto
10 7 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 7 (4.55%) Tufin
10 7 (4.55%) Zscaler