Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 209 241
Rank change year-on-year +47 +32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 225 159 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.81% 1.27% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.31% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 162 142 136
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £49,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.14% +23.13% -
10th Percentile £33,319 £35,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%

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 12,054 12,140 14,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.60% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,876 9,892 11,845
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 February 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 February 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 +65 125 £65,000 +18.18% 27
Cambridgeshire -13 75 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Essex -18 12 £35,000 -30.00% 15
Suffolk +28 11 £30,289 +18.78% 4
Bedfordshire +16 2 - - 12
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 97 (43.11%) VMware
2 95 (42.22%) Python
3 90 (40.00%) DevOps
4 85 (37.78%) Linux
5 73 (32.44%) Data Centre
6 66 (29.33%) Public Cloud
7 65 (28.89%) Windows
8 64 (28.44%) Software Engineering
9 62 (27.56%) DNS
10 53 (23.56%) DHCP
11 51 (22.67%) Puppet
12 50 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
13 48 (21.33%) TCP/IP
13 48 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
14 44 (19.56%) Bash Shell
15 42 (18.67%) PowerShell
16 40 (17.78%) C
17 38 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
18 37 (16.44%) Windows Server
19 36 (16.00%) C++
20 34 (15.11%) Wireless
20 34 (15.11%) Ansible
20 34 (15.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
21 33 (14.67%) Firmware
22 30 (13.33%) Retail
23 28 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (12.00%) OpenStack
25 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification

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 27 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.33%) JBoss
3 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.22%) SaaS
4 12 (5.33%) Akamai
5 8 (3.56%) Office 365
6 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 62 (27.56%) DNS
2 53 (23.56%) DHCP
3 48 (21.33%) TCP/IP
4 34 (15.11%) Wireless
5 22 (9.78%) Firewall
5 22 (9.78%) VPN
6 21 (9.33%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (8.00%) Internet
8 17 (7.56%) SNMP
9 16 (7.11%) SAN
10 14 (6.22%) WAN
11 13 (5.78%) IPsec
12 12 (5.33%) 802.11
12 12 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (5.33%) DMVPN
12 12 (5.33%) HTTP
12 12 (5.33%) HTTPS
12 12 (5.33%) IGRP
12 12 (5.33%) NetScaler
12 12 (5.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.44%) CANoe
4 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (13.33%) Retail
2 17 (7.56%) Games
3 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.33%) Finance
5 7 (3.11%) Marketing
6 5 (2.22%) Advertising
7 4 (1.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.78%) Electronics
8 3 (1.33%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Billing
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.78%) HTML
2 20 (8.89%) XML
3 12 (5.33%) 802.1X
4 11 (4.89%) OpenCL
4 11 (4.89%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.89%) Vulkan
5 9 (4.00%) Web Services
6 8 (3.56%) CSS
7 7 (3.11%) Direct3D
8 4 (1.78%) .NET
9 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.89%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.89%) STL
10 1 (0.44%) JSON
10 1 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 73 (32.44%) Data Centre
2 66 (29.33%) Public Cloud
3 25 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.44%) ASIC
5 15 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.33%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.67%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.22%) Blog
9 5 (2.22%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.22%) Fintech
9 5 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.22%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.33%) EPoS
10 3 (1.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.89%) SCADA
12 1 (0.44%) APACS
12 1 (0.44%) Replication
12 1 (0.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.78%) Linux
2 65 (28.89%) Windows
3 37 (16.44%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.44%) Unix
5 14 (6.22%) Android
6 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.56%) CentOS
10 4 (1.78%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (40.00%) DevOps
2 64 (28.44%) Software Engineering
3 34 (15.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 28 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 16 (7.11%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.22%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.22%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.78%) Analytical Thinking
8 13 (5.78%) E-Commerce
8 13 (5.78%) ITIL
9 12 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 12 (5.33%) Network Management
9 12 (5.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 12 (5.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.00%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.56%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.56%) SIEM
13 7 (3.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.22%) Python
2 44 (19.56%) Bash Shell
3 42 (18.67%) PowerShell
4 40 (17.78%) C
5 36 (16.00%) C++
6 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.78%) Embedded C
8 10 (4.44%) Perl
8 10 (4.44%) SQL
9 7 (3.11%) PHP
10 6 (2.67%) Java
10 6 (2.67%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.67%) Ruby
10 6 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.22%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.22%) C#
12 4 (1.78%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.89%) VBA
14 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (11.56%) MCSE
1 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.33%) Degree
3 11 (4.89%) MCITP
4 10 (4.44%) MCP
5 9 (4.00%) MCSA
6 8 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.11%) CCNP
7 7 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.44%) HNC
9 1 (0.44%) HND
9 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (6.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (14.67%) Firmware
2 28 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.11%) VMware NSX
4 24 (10.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.22%) Xen
7 8 (3.56%) Docker
7 8 (3.56%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.56%) LXC
8 7 (3.11%) vSphere
8 7 (3.11%) XenApp
9 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.89%) vCloud
11 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (22.67%) Puppet
2 50 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (15.11%) Ansible
4 25 (11.11%) vCenter Server
5 15 (6.67%) Kubernetes
6 12 (5.33%) vRealize
7 5 (2.22%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.78%) SCCM
9 3 (1.33%) Nagios
10 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.44%) Mesos
11 1 (0.44%) ThinApp
11 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (43.11%) VMware
2 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.67%) Citrix
4 21 (9.33%) Google
4 21 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.67%) Cisco
6 14 (6.22%) Juniper
7 12 (5.33%) Arista
7 12 (5.33%) Aruba
7 12 (5.33%) Blue Coat
7 12 (5.33%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.33%) F5
7 12 (5.33%) Fortinet
7 12 (5.33%) Meraki
7 12 (5.33%) Palo Alto
7 12 (5.33%) Riverbed
7 12 (5.33%) Tufin
8 8 (3.56%) Splunk
9 5 (2.22%) IBM
9 5 (2.22%) Intel