Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 213 212
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 133 164 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.30% 1.38% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.42% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 136 161
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +21.25%
10th Percentile £30,550 £31,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £74,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 9,901 11,540 12,766
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.05% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7,548 9,479 10,595
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +17 71 £53,750 +7.50% 23
Cambridgeshire -38 27 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Essex +30 16 £45,250 - 11
Bedfordshire - 10 £32,750 - 7
Suffolk +4 8 £46,250 +15.63% 3
Norfolk +10 1 £27,500 -29.03% 2
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 66 (49.62%) Windows
2 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.34%) Active Directory
4 43 (32.33%) PowerShell
5 33 (24.81%) Linux
6 32 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (23.31%) Finance
8 30 (22.56%) Mentoring
9 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
10 27 (20.30%) DHCP
10 27 (20.30%) DNS
10 27 (20.30%) Data Centre
11 26 (19.55%) Office 365
12 24 (18.05%) DevOps
12 24 (18.05%) Performance Optimisation
13 22 (16.54%) VMware
13 22 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (14.29%) Puppet
15 19 (14.29%) Cisco
15 19 (14.29%) SQL
16 18 (13.53%) Systems Engineering
17 17 (12.78%) Network Monitoring
17 17 (12.78%) Performance Metrics
17 17 (12.78%) Public Cloud
17 17 (12.78%) Security Management
18 16 (12.03%) Degree
18 16 (12.03%) Ansible
19 14 (10.53%) Opscode Chef

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.01%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.01%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (19.55%) Office 365
3 21 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.01%) SaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.50%) G Suite
7 2 (1.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.30%) DHCP
1 27 (20.30%) DNS
2 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.26%) Firewall
4 6 (4.51%) Skype
5 5 (3.76%) Network Security
6 4 (3.01%) HTTP
6 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.01%) VPN
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.26%) SNMP
7 3 (2.26%) SSL
7 3 (2.26%) VoIP
8 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.50%) LAN
8 2 (1.50%) SAN
8 2 (1.50%) WAN
9 1 (0.75%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.76%) Big Data
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.50%) InfluxDB
3 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.27%) Games
4 8 (6.02%) Electronics
5 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.76%) Retail
7 4 (3.01%) Marketing
8 3 (2.26%) Legal
8 3 (2.26%) Military
9 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) OpenCL
1 8 (6.02%) Vulkan
2 7 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (3.76%) Velocity
3 5 (3.76%) XML
4 3 (2.26%) EJB
4 3 (2.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (2.26%) J2EE
4 3 (2.26%) Spring
5 2 (1.50%) .NET
5 2 (1.50%) EDI
5 2 (1.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) Direct3D
6 1 (0.75%) DirectX
6 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.75%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.75%) RESTful
6 1 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (20.30%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.78%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (4.51%) Clustering
5 6 (4.51%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.76%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.76%) iPhone
6 5 (3.76%) PKI
7 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.26%) e-Health
9 2 (1.50%) iPad
10 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.75%) Life Science
10 1 (0.75%) LPAR
10 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 66 (49.62%) Windows
2 33 (24.81%) Linux
3 12 (9.02%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.52%) Unix
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.51%) AIX
7 5 (3.76%) Android
7 5 (3.76%) Debian
8 4 (3.01%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.26%) CentOS
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.75%) SUSE
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Mentoring
2 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
3 24 (18.05%) DevOps
3 24 (18.05%) Performance Optimisation
4 22 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (13.53%) Systems Engineering
6 17 (12.78%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (12.78%) Performance Metrics
6 17 (12.78%) Security Management
7 12 (9.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (9.02%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (8.27%) Machine Learning
9 10 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.52%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 7 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
11 7 (5.26%) Mathematics
12 6 (4.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.33%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.29%) SQL
3 13 (9.77%) Python
4 11 (8.27%) C
5 8 (6.02%) C#
6 7 (5.26%) C++
7 6 (4.51%) Java
7 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.26%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.77%) MCSA
3 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.02%) MCSE
5 8 (6.02%) PhD
5 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) LPIC
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) BS7799
1 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 47 (35.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) Docker
4 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.76%) XenApp
6 4 (3.01%) Ceph
6 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.50%) Firmware
8 2 (1.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.75%) Samba
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) Puppet
2 16 (12.03%) Ansible
3 14 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.02%) SCOM
5 7 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.26%) AppManager
6 3 (2.26%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.26%) Netcool
7 2 (1.50%) Grafana
8 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.75%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 19 (14.29%) Cisco
4 11 (8.27%) HP
4 11 (8.27%) Juniper
4 11 (8.27%) Splunk
5 10 (7.52%) IBM
6 8 (6.02%) EMC
7 6 (4.51%) 3PAR
7 6 (4.51%) Atlassian
7 6 (4.51%) Isilon
7 6 (4.51%) NetApp
8 5 (3.76%) Citrix
8 5 (3.76%) SAP
9 3 (2.26%) Apple
9 3 (2.26%) CA
9 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.26%) Google
9 3 (2.26%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.26%) NetIQ