The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 77 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.31% 1.80% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.88% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 15
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,725 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £40,000
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 956 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.41% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 769 779 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Essex

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Essex.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Essex

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Colchester -7 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Chelmsford -17 1 £55,000 -
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) SCCM
2 14 (70.00%) SCOM
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) Office 365
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) B2B
2 2 (10.00%) B2C
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) SCCM
1 14 (70.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) VMware