Period
to 25 September 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 25 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 of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 245 205
Rank change year-on-year +34 -40 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 131 127 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 1.08% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 70 114 148
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £57,500
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 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 10,757 11,391 12,558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,124 9,331 10,540
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 25 September 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 25 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
Hertfordshire +20 64 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Cambridgeshire -40 30 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Essex +36 16 £50,000 - 11
Bedfordshire +8 9 £25,000 -37.50% 20
Norfolk +19 6 £33,000 -14.84%
Suffolk +9 6 £46,250 +15.63% 3
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (46.56%) Windows
2 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
4 33 (25.19%) Linux
4 33 (25.19%) PowerShell
5 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (19.08%) Office 365
6 25 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (18.32%) Finance
7 24 (18.32%) DNS
8 23 (17.56%) Mentoring
9 22 (16.79%) Data Centre
10 21 (16.03%) DHCP
10 21 (16.03%) VMware
10 21 (16.03%) Puppet
10 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (15.27%) Cisco
12 19 (14.50%) SQL
12 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (13.74%) Ansible
13 18 (13.74%) DevOps
13 18 (13.74%) Performance Optimisation
14 17 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (12.21%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (12.21%) Juniper
16 15 (11.45%) HP
16 15 (11.45%) Machine Learning
17 14 (10.69%) Degree

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 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.05%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Aareon QL
1 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (19.08%) Office 365
2 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.53%) G Suite
5 2 (1.53%) IaaS
5 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) DNS
2 21 (16.03%) DHCP
3 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.11%) Firewall
5 7 (5.34%) Internet
6 6 (4.58%) Skype
6 6 (4.58%) SNMP
7 5 (3.82%) Network Security
8 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.05%) VPN
9 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.29%) SMTP
9 3 (2.29%) WAN
10 2 (1.53%) HTTP
10 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.53%) LAN
10 2 (1.53%) SAN
10 2 (1.53%) SSL
10 2 (1.53%) VoIP
11 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Big Data
2 2 (1.53%) InfluxDB
2 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (18.32%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Games
4 7 (5.34%) Electronics
5 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
6 4 (3.05%) Retail
7 3 (2.29%) Military
8 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) OpenCL
1 7 (5.34%) Vulkan
2 6 (4.58%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (3.82%) Velocity
3 5 (3.82%) XML
4 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) EDI
4 2 (1.53%) EJB
4 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.53%) HTML
4 2 (1.53%) J2EE
4 2 (1.53%) Spring
4 2 (1.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) Direct3D
5 1 (0.76%) DirectX
5 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.76%) Java EE
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (16.79%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.16%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.58%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (4.58%) Clustering
4 6 (4.58%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.82%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.82%) PKI
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) iPhone
6 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.05%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) e-Health
7 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) DataPower
9 1 (0.76%) LPAR
9 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.56%) Windows
2 33 (25.19%) Linux
3 10 (7.63%) Unix
3 10 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.58%) AIX
5 6 (4.58%) Debian
5 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (3.05%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.29%) CentOS
8 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.76%) SUSE
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.56%) Mentoring
3 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (13.74%) DevOps
4 18 (13.74%) Performance Optimisation
5 17 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (12.21%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (11.45%) Machine Learning
8 12 (9.16%) Identity Access Management
8 12 (9.16%) Security Management
9 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.40%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 6 (4.58%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (4.58%) Data Privacy
11 6 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (4.58%) Project Management
11 6 (4.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (4.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.50%) SQL
3 10 (7.63%) Python
4 8 (6.11%) C
5 6 (4.58%) C++
5 6 (4.58%) Java
5 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.82%) C#
7 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.29%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.11%) MCSA
4 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.34%) MCSE
5 7 (5.34%) PhD
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) LPIC
8 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) BS7799
1 3 (2.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.16%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.58%) Docker
6 5 (3.82%) XenApp
7 4 (3.05%) Ceph
7 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.53%) Firmware
8 2 (1.53%) vSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Postfix
9 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.76%) Samba
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (16.03%) Puppet
2 18 (13.74%) Ansible
3 16 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.58%) SCOM
5 4 (3.05%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.29%) AppManager
6 3 (2.29%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.29%) Netcool
7 2 (1.53%) Grafana
8 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.76%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) VMware
3 20 (15.27%) Cisco
4 16 (12.21%) Juniper
5 15 (11.45%) HP
6 11 (8.40%) IBM
7 9 (6.87%) Splunk
8 7 (5.34%) EMC
9 6 (4.58%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.58%) Isilon
9 6 (4.58%) NetApp
10 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.82%) Citrix
10 5 (3.82%) SAP
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) CA
11 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.29%) Google
11 3 (2.29%) Micro Focus
11 3 (2.29%) NetIQ