Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 170 206
Rank change year-on-year -52 +36 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 100 201 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.69% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.75% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 154 148
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +8.25% +21.25%
10th Percentile £31,389 £34,650 £33,900
90th Percentile £64,500 £81,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.05% +5.56%

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 9,140 11,502 12,025
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.82% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,909 9,427 9,901
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -13 58 £47,500 -26.92% 15
Cambridgeshire -38 14 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Essex +24 12 £46,500 -11.43% 10
Suffolk +8 8 £47,500 +96.49% 4
Bedfordshire -6 7 £42,500 - 10
Norfolk +19 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 (66.00%) Windows
2 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
4 35 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 32 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 29 (29.00%) Finance
8 27 (27.00%) DHCP
8 27 (27.00%) DNS
8 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (26.00%) Technical Leadership
10 24 (24.00%) Linux
11 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (22.00%) Office 365
11 22 (22.00%) Performance Optimisation
12 21 (21.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.00%) SQL
15 17 (17.00%) Security Management
15 17 (17.00%) VMware
15 17 (17.00%) Performance Metrics
16 16 (16.00%) Public Cloud
17 15 (15.00%) DevOps
18 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (12.00%) MCSE
19 12 (12.00%) MCSA
19 12 (12.00%) Windows 10
19 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (12.00%) SCOM
19 12 (12.00%) Identity Access 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (22.00%) Office 365
2 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) DHCP
1 27 (27.00%) DNS
2 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) Firewall
4 6 (6.00%) Skype
5 5 (5.00%) Network Security
6 4 (4.00%) HTTP
6 4 (4.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.00%) LAN
7 3 (3.00%) SSL
7 3 (3.00%) VoIP
7 3 (3.00%) WAN
8 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.00%) Wireless
9 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.00%) Big Data
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.00%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (1.00%) Hudson
4 1 (1.00%) JIRA
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Games
2 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Electronics
3 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.00%) Military
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) OpenCL
1 6 (6.00%) OpenGL ES
1 6 (6.00%) Vulkan
2 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.00%) EJB
3 3 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.00%) Spring
3 3 (3.00%) Web Services
3 3 (3.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) Velocity
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) DirectX
5 1 (1.00%) Node.js
5 1 (1.00%) RESTful
5 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
3 16 (16.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.00%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 5 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 5 (5.00%) PKI
6 4 (4.00%) iPhone
6 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) iPad
8 1 (1.00%) LPAR
8 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (66.00%) Windows
2 24 (24.00%) Linux
3 12 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.00%) CentOS
6 4 (4.00%) Android
6 4 (4.00%) Unix
7 3 (3.00%) AIX
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Debian
8 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.00%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.00%) SUSE
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (26.00%) Technical Leadership
4 22 (22.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 21 (21.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (17.00%) Performance Metrics
6 17 (17.00%) Security Management
7 15 (15.00%) DevOps
8 12 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.00%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.00%) Coaching
13 6 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (6.00%) Test Strategy
14 5 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
14 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.00%) SQL
3 11 (11.00%) C
4 8 (8.00%) Python
5 7 (7.00%) C#
6 5 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.00%) Java
7 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.00%) MCSA
2 12 (12.00%) MCSE
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) PhD
4 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.00%) LPIC
6 1 (1.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Docker
4 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) Xen
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) Ceph
6 1 (1.00%) iptables
6 1 (1.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCOM
2 6 (6.00%) Ansible
2 6 (6.00%) Puppet
3 5 (5.00%) Nagios
3 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.00%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.00%) Grafana
7 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.00%) Linux-HA
7 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) VMware
3 11 (11.00%) Splunk
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.00%) EMC
5 5 (5.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (5.00%) Isilon
6 4 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.00%) HP
7 3 (3.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.00%) Apple
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.00%) Dell
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) NetApp
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle
8 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Remedy