Systems Engineer Jobs in England

System Engineer
UK > England

The median System Engineer salary in England is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 101 286 406
Rank change year-on-year +185 +120 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2,244 1,046 1,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.59% 1.18% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.29% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 411 568
10th Percentile £33,507 £33,750 £34,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £66,438
90th Percentile £71,250 £100,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 81,789 81,044 130,352
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 91.54% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60,868 51,693 74,746
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,525 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in England

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in England

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in England

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +134 636 £50,000 -9.09% 146
South West +103 438 £55,000 +14.58% 96
Midlands +88 396 £48,500 +9.60% 96
East of England +65 280 £52,500 -6.67% 82
North of England +146 263 £45,000 +2.74% 81
West Midlands +50 244 £50,000 +12.99% 52
London +97 228 £55,000 -20.08% 97
North West +79 167 £50,000 +14.16% 54
East Midlands +92 152 £42,500 - 44
Yorkshire +136 76 £45,000 +1.12% 22
North East -4 20 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2024, Systems Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 437 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 436 (19.43%) Systems Engineering
3 350 (15.60%) Degree
4 241 (10.74%) Windows
5 233 (10.38%) Microsoft
6 219 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
7 217 (9.67%) Social Skills
8 194 (8.65%) Manufacturing
9 187 (8.33%) Linux
10 180 (8.02%) VMware
10 180 (8.02%) Azure
11 172 (7.66%) Active Directory
12 170 (7.58%) SC Cleared
13 166 (7.40%) Aerospace
14 149 (6.64%) Validation
15 134 (5.97%) Automotive
16 126 (5.61%) Microsoft 365
17 118 (5.26%) Windows Server
18 111 (4.95%) SQL
19 110 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
19 110 (4.90%) Customer Service
20 104 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
21 98 (4.37%) Electronics
21 98 (4.37%) Agile
22 97 (4.32%) Firewall
23 89 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
24 88 (3.92%) Finance
25 87 (3.88%) Python
26 83 (3.70%) Project Management
26 83 (3.70%) Model-Based Systems Engineering

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (2.94%) Microsoft Exchange
2 46 (2.05%) IIS
3 45 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 22 (0.98%) Confluence
5 13 (0.58%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.31%) WinCC
7 6 (0.27%) Kinematics
8 5 (0.22%) Apache
9 4 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.089%) JBoss
10 2 (0.089%) nginx
10 2 (0.089%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.045%) SAS
11 1 (0.045%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.045%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.045%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.05%) Simulink
3 17 (0.76%) Stateflow
4 12 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.18%) Revit
7 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.089%) CATIA
9 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.045%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.22%) C-CURE
3 4 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.089%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.045%) iTrent
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.045%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 180 (8.02%) Azure
2 126 (5.61%) Microsoft 365
3 64 (2.85%) AWS
4 42 (1.87%) Entra ID
5 16 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.71%) OneDrive
5 16 (0.71%) SaaS
6 9 (0.40%) PaaS
7 8 (0.36%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (0.36%) IaaS
8 7 (0.31%) GCP
9 6 (0.27%) Azure App Service
9 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.22%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.13%) Google Sheets
12 2 (0.089%) Google Docs
12 2 (0.089%) Nutanix
12 2 (0.089%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.32%) Firewall
2 74 (3.30%) DNS
3 53 (2.36%) DHCP
4 50 (2.23%) WAN
5 37 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.16%) VPN
6 26 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (1.11%) Internet
7 25 (1.11%) LAN
7 25 (1.11%) Wireless
8 24 (1.07%) Software-Defined Radio
9 23 (1.02%) VLAN
10 17 (0.76%) VSAN
11 16 (0.71%) SAN
12 15 (0.67%) Network Security
12 15 (0.67%) PBX
13 14 (0.62%) 4G
13 14 (0.62%) 5G
14 12 (0.53%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.87%) MySQL
3 24 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 16 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 10 (0.45%) Big Data
6 8 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (0.27%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.27%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.089%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.089%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.089%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.089%) QlikView
9 2 (0.089%) Redis
10 1 (0.045%) Power BI
10 1 (0.045%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (3.25%) Rational DOORS
2 46 (2.05%) JIRA
3 31 (1.38%) LabVIEW
4 23 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 20 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
6 17 (0.76%) Git
7 15 (0.67%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.53%) Rational Team Concert
9 4 (0.18%) GitLab
10 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.13%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.13%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.089%) Apache Continuum
11 2 (0.089%) git-flow
11 2 (0.089%) Subversion
11 2 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 217 (9.67%) Social Skills
2 194 (8.65%) Manufacturing
3 166 (7.40%) Aerospace
4 134 (5.97%) Automotive
5 98 (4.37%) Electronics
6 88 (3.92%) Finance
7 78 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.78%) Military
10 39 (1.74%) Retail
11 38 (1.69%) Legal
12 30 (1.34%) Games
13 23 (1.02%) Public Sector
14 18 (0.80%) Marketing
15 17 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
16 16 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
16 16 (0.71%) Law
17 15 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 14 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
19 13 (0.58%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.45%) .NET
1 10 (0.45%) REST
1 10 (0.45%) WebRTC
2 9 (0.40%) Web Services
3 7 (0.31%) LAMP
3 7 (0.31%) Middleware
4 6 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (0.22%) WPF
6 4 (0.18%) JSON
6 4 (0.18%) Keycloak
6 4 (0.18%) XMPP
7 3 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.13%) LDAP
8 2 (0.089%) Lightning Web Components
8 2 (0.089%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.089%) WSE
9 1 (0.045%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.045%) Keras
9 1 (0.045%) Node-RED
9 1 (0.045%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 63 (2.81%) Management Information System
2 58 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
3 57 (2.54%) SCADA
4 53 (2.36%) Algorithms
5 50 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 33 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (1.38%) IoT
8 28 (1.25%) CCTV
8 28 (1.25%) Clustering
9 27 (1.20%) FPGA
10 25 (1.11%) Robotics
11 24 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 23 (1.02%) CMDB
13 19 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.80%) AS400
15 17 (0.76%) NHS
16 16 (0.71%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.71%) Verilog
16 16 (0.71%) VHDL
17 15 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 241 (10.74%) Windows
2 187 (8.33%) Linux
3 118 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 38 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 29 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 26 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (1.07%) Mac OS
8 23 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.89%) Debian
10 19 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.62%) Unix
13 12 (0.53%) CentOS
14 11 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.36%) VMS
16 7 (0.31%) Android
17 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (0.18%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.18%) SUSE
19 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (19.43%) Systems Engineering
2 219 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
3 149 (6.64%) Validation
4 110 (4.90%) Customer Service
4 110 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (4.37%) Agile
6 83 (3.70%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 83 (3.70%) Project Management
7 80 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
8 79 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 79 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 79 (3.52%) Software Engineering
9 78 (3.48%) Configuration Management
10 74 (3.30%) Project Delivery
11 72 (3.21%) Verification and Validation
12 61 (2.72%) Mathematics
13 59 (2.63%) Mentoring
14 50 (2.23%) Software Testing
15 49 (2.18%) Physics
16 46 (2.05%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (4.95%) SQL
2 87 (3.88%) Python
3 80 (3.57%) C
4 73 (3.25%) PowerShell
5 62 (2.76%) MATLAB
6 61 (2.72%) Bash
7 57 (2.54%) C#
8 31 (1.38%) C++
9 27 (1.20%) Java
10 10 (0.45%) Perl
11 9 (0.40%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.31%) Ladder Logic
12 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.31%) VB
13 6 (0.27%) Embedded C
13 6 (0.27%) RPG
14 5 (0.22%) PHP
14 5 (0.22%) XAML
15 3 (0.13%) R
16 2 (0.089%) Go
Qualifications
1 437 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 350 (15.60%) Degree
3 170 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 89 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 72 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 64 (2.85%) Master's Degree
7 48 (2.14%) Chartered Engineer
8 37 (1.65%) HNC
9 32 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (1.25%) HND
11 27 (1.20%) DBS Check
12 25 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (1.07%) CCNA
14 13 (0.58%) Azure Certification
14 13 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
16 8 (0.36%) MCSE
16 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
18 5 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 19 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 19 (0.85%) QA
2 17 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (0.71%) PMO
4 14 (0.62%) GDPR
4 14 (0.62%) ISO 26262
5 12 (0.53%) Automotive SPICE
5 12 (0.53%) IEC 61508
6 10 (0.45%) COSHH
7 7 (0.31%) Def Stans
7 7 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.22%) SLA
10 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.13%) ECSS
11 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.089%) NCSC
12 2 (0.089%) NIST
System Software
1 172 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 104 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.03%) Firmware
5 30 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (1.02%) vSphere
7 15 (0.67%) Embedded Firmware
8 13 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.49%) Docker
10 11 (0.49%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.18%) NFS
15 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.13%) XenApp
16 2 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 32 (1.43%) Ansible
3 29 (1.29%) Functional Safety
3 29 (1.29%) SCOM
4 27 (1.20%) Puppet
5 26 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 25 (1.11%) SCCM
7 19 (0.85%) Terraform
7 19 (0.85%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.53%) WSUS
9 10 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 10 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (0.27%) Wonderware InTouch
13 5 (0.22%) Progress Chef
13 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 4 (0.18%) Podman
Vendors
1 233 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 180 (8.02%) VMware
3 56 (2.50%) EMC
4 54 (2.41%) Cisco
5 52 (2.32%) IBM
6 27 (1.20%) Citrix
7 26 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 21 (0.94%) Siemens
9 19 (0.85%) Dell
9 19 (0.85%) HP
9 19 (0.85%) Oracle
9 19 (0.85%) Veeam
10 17 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.76%) NetApp
10 17 (0.76%) Palo Alto
10 17 (0.76%) Thales
11 15 (0.67%) Meraki
12 14 (0.62%) Fortinet
13 13 (0.58%) Rockwell
14 12 (0.53%) Dynatrace