Period
to 21 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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

System Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 108 183
Rank change year-on-year -36 +75 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 34 126 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.05% 2.54% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.62% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 84 30
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +15.56% +112.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £39,825 £41,150
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,125 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +21.83% +23.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,134 4,813 4,359
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.10% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 4,060 3,656
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 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
Welwyn Garden City -21 9 £37,500 -44.44% 1
Hemel Hempstead +18 6 £37,500 -7.98% 2
Hatfield +23 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Stevenage -1 3 £40,000 -15.79% 11
Hitchin - 3 £22,500 - 1
Broxbourne - 3 £47,500 -
Royston - 2 £52,500 -
Watford -6 1 £65,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 11 (32.35%) VMware
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (23.53%) MCSE
7 8 (23.53%) DNS
7 8 (23.53%) DHCP
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
8 7 (20.59%) DevOps
9 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) SCOM
10 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (14.71%) Retail
10 5 (14.71%) Puppet
10 5 (14.71%) Splunk
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.71%) Security Management
10 5 (14.71%) MCSA
10 5 (14.71%) C

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.94%) G Suite
6 1 (2.94%) GitHub
6 1 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DHCP
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) Velocity
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Life Science
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 2 (5.88%) Debian
6 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (14.71%) Security Management
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) System Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) C
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCSE
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) HIPAA
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Docker
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Ceph
6 1 (2.94%) iptables
6 1 (2.94%) Samba
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
6 1 (2.94%) Grafana
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Splunk
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds