The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 185 205
Rank change year-on-year -23 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 54 79 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 1.17% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.22% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 72 75
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 6051 6484 7998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.20% 96.19% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4956 5512 6599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -21 26 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Hertfordshire +2 24 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Essex -19 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.30%) Python
4 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
5 26 (26.26%) C++
6 23 (23.23%) Wireless
7 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 22 (22.22%) Degree
8 21 (21.21%) C
9 20 (20.20%) MATLAB
9 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
10 19 (19.19%) Algorithms
10 19 (19.19%) Bluetooth
10 19 (19.19%) Linux
11 18 (18.18%) Internet
11 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
11 18 (18.18%) VMware
11 18 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 18 (18.18%) Signal Processing
12 17 (17.17%) Digital Signal Processing
12 17 (17.17%) Internet of Things
12 17 (17.17%) Smartphone
13 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
14 15 (15.15%) SCCM
15 14 (14.14%) SCOM
16 13 (13.13%) Office 365
16 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management

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 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Office 365
2 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) Wireless
2 19 (19.19%) Bluetooth
3 18 (18.18%) Internet
3 18 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (12.12%) DVB
4 12 (12.12%) LTE
5 10 (10.10%) DNS
6 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.05%) DHCP
7 5 (5.05%) OFDM
8 4 (4.04%) SAN
9 3 (3.03%) BGP
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.03%) HTTP
10 2 (2.02%) VLAN
11 1 (1.01%) Ethereal
11 1 (1.01%) Firewall
11 1 (1.01%) Network Security
11 1 (1.01%) SMS
11 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.03%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.02%) MSI
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
2 4 (4.04%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) OpenCL
3 3 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.02%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.02%) WCF
4 2 (2.02%) Web Services
4 2 (2.02%) WinForms
5 1 (1.01%) Direct3D
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) jQuery
5 1 (1.01%) Laravel
5 1 (1.01%) WPF
5 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.19%) Algorithms
3 17 (17.17%) Internet of Things
3 17 (17.17%) Smartphone
4 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
5 12 (12.12%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.05%) ASIC
6 5 (5.05%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.03%) User Experience
9 2 (2.02%) Blog
9 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.02%) Smart City
10 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (1.01%) Robotics
10 1 (1.01%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (19.19%) Linux
4 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) Solaris
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) CentOS
7 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.03%) Unix
8 2 (2.02%) Android
8 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 18 (18.18%) Signal Processing
2 17 (17.17%) Digital Signal Processing
3 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
4 12 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 10 (10.10%) DevOps
6 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (5.05%) Migration
7 5 (5.05%) SysML
8 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.04%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.03%) Validation
10 2 (2.02%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (2.02%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) Python
2 26 (26.26%) C++
3 21 (21.21%) C
4 20 (20.20%) MATLAB
5 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.08%) C#
7 8 (8.08%) SQL
8 6 (6.06%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) Java
10 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) MCSE
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) CCNA
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) HNC
4 1 (1.01%) HND
4 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) XenApp
5 3 (3.03%) Docker
6 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) XenServer
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) SCCM
2 14 (14.14%) SCOM
3 8 (8.08%) Puppet
4 5 (5.05%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) Grafana
6 1 (1.01%) Munin
6 1 (1.01%) Salt
6 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco
4 9 (9.09%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 3 (3.03%) Juniper
6 3 (3.03%) Xilinx
7 2 (2.02%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.02%) Splunk
7 2 (2.02%) Symantec
7 2 (2.02%) Veeam
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