Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 209 223
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 173 173 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.43% 1.31% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.36% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 142 161 159
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
90th Percentile £81,250 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +4.76%

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 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire +23 101 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Hertfordshire +6 65 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Suffolk +10 3 £40,000 -15.79%
Norfolk +16 2 £38,750 +29.17%
Essex -7 2 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (43.35%) Python
2 61 (35.26%) Linux
3 52 (30.06%) VMware
4 49 (28.32%) Wireless
5 48 (27.75%) C
6 46 (26.59%) C++
6 46 (26.59%) DevOps
7 40 (23.12%) Windows
8 36 (20.81%) Bash Shell
9 34 (19.65%) Puppet
10 32 (18.50%) Firmware
11 28 (16.18%) Telecoms
12 26 (15.03%) Data Centre
13 25 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (12.14%) Bluetooth
14 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
15 20 (11.56%) Software Engineering
16 19 (10.98%) Ansible
17 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
17 18 (10.40%) Embedded C
17 18 (10.40%) DNS
18 17 (9.83%) Perl
19 16 (9.25%) Cisco
19 16 (9.25%) DHCP
19 16 (9.25%) TCP/IP
19 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (9.25%) Public Cloud
19 16 (9.25%) Jenkins
20 15 (8.67%) Test Automation

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 7 (4.05%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.73%) nginx
3 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.36%) SaaS
4 7 (4.05%) Office 365
5 3 (1.73%) Akamai
5 3 (1.73%) IaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (28.32%) Wireless
2 21 (12.14%) Bluetooth
3 18 (10.40%) DNS
4 16 (9.25%) DHCP
4 16 (9.25%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.51%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (6.36%) Firewall
7 10 (5.78%) SAN
8 9 (5.20%) Internet
8 9 (5.20%) Network Security
9 8 (4.62%) VPN
10 7 (4.05%) VoIP
11 5 (2.89%) NAS
11 5 (2.89%) OSPF
11 5 (2.89%) SMS
11 5 (2.89%) SMTP
12 4 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.31%) SSL
12 4 (2.31%) VLAN
13 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.78%) Data Mining
1 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.73%) MySQL
2 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.58%) GitLab
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (16.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.51%) Finance
3 12 (6.94%) Marketing
4 10 (5.78%) Games
5 9 (5.20%) Retail
6 5 (2.89%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Automotive
7 4 (2.31%) Electronics
8 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) HTML
1 10 (5.78%) OpenCL
1 10 (5.78%) OpenGL
1 10 (5.78%) Vulkan
2 8 (4.62%) Direct3D
3 5 (2.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (2.89%) STL
4 4 (2.31%) CSS
5 3 (1.73%) .NET
5 3 (1.73%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.73%) Web Services
5 3 (1.73%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Axis
7 1 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.25%) Public Cloud
3 14 (8.09%) ASIC
4 13 (7.51%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.36%) Driving Licence
6 10 (5.78%) Blog
7 5 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.89%) Fintech
8 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) EPoS
9 2 (1.16%) SCADA
10 1 (0.58%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.58%) iSeries
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Smart City
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.26%) Linux
2 40 (23.12%) Windows
3 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.67%) Android
5 14 (8.09%) CentOS
6 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.20%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.20%) Unix
8 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.47%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.59%) DevOps
2 20 (11.56%) Software Engineering
3 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
4 12 (6.94%) Signal Processing
5 10 (5.78%) Benchmarking
5 10 (5.78%) ITIL
5 10 (5.78%) Open Source
6 9 (5.20%) Test Scripting
6 9 (5.20%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 8 (4.62%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (4.05%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (4.05%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.05%) Presales
9 6 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.47%) CRM
9 6 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.35%) Python
2 48 (27.75%) C
3 46 (26.59%) C++
4 36 (20.81%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.40%) Embedded C
6 17 (9.83%) Perl
7 13 (7.51%) MATLAB
7 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.20%) SQL
10 8 (4.62%) Embedded C++
11 7 (4.05%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.47%) C#
13 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.16%) Java
15 2 (1.16%) PHP
15 2 (1.16%) VB
15 2 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 10 (5.78%) MCSE
2 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.89%) MCITP
4 3 (1.73%) CCNP
4 3 (1.73%) MCSA
5 2 (1.16%) CCNA
5 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) HNC
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) LPIC
6 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (18.50%) Firmware
2 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.94%) Docker
4 11 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
6 8 (4.62%) VMware NSX
6 8 (4.62%) Xen
7 4 (2.31%) LXC
8 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.16%) Postfix
9 2 (1.16%) PowerDNS
9 2 (1.16%) XenApp
9 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (19.65%) Puppet
2 25 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.98%) Ansible
4 11 (6.36%) Kubernetes
5 10 (5.78%) Cobbler
6 7 (4.05%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.47%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.89%) Grafana
8 5 (2.89%) Munin
8 5 (2.89%) Salt
9 4 (2.31%) SCCM
10 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.73%) Nagios
10 3 (1.73%) vRealize
11 2 (1.16%) Cacti
11 2 (1.16%) Opsview
12 1 (0.58%) EMC Navisphere
12 1 (0.58%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (30.06%) VMware
2 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.25%) Cisco
4 11 (6.36%) IBM
5 10 (5.78%) Google
5 10 (5.78%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.05%) Veeam
7 5 (2.89%) Aruba
7 5 (2.89%) Citrix
7 5 (2.89%) Intel
7 5 (2.89%) Juniper
7 5 (2.89%) NVIDIA
8 3 (1.73%) Arista
8 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.73%) F5
8 3 (1.73%) HP
8 3 (1.73%) Meraki
8 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.73%) Splunk
8 3 (1.73%) Symantec