Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 164 190
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 61 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.40% 1.23% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.27% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -

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 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 12 £60,000 +20.00% 3
St Albans +9 9 £39,000 -33.62%
Watford - 8 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 7 £40,000 -
Stevenage -2 7 - -
Hatfield +6 2 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £41,500 - 1
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (59.02%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) VMware
3 26 (42.62%) Python
3 26 (42.62%) Puppet
4 25 (40.98%) Bash Shell
5 22 (36.07%) DevOps
5 22 (36.07%) Windows
6 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (26.23%) Ansible
7 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
8 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.67%) DNS
9 12 (19.67%) C++
9 12 (19.67%) C
9 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (18.03%) Marketing
10 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (18.03%) DHCP
10 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
11 10 (16.39%) Benchmarking
11 10 (16.39%) Blog
11 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.39%) IBM
11 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
11 10 (16.39%) Perl
11 10 (16.39%) Data Mining
11 10 (16.39%) Public Cloud

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 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.28%) nginx
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.75%) SaaS
3 4 (6.56%) Office 365
4 2 (3.28%) Akamai
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
2 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) Internet
3 7 (11.48%) VoIP
4 6 (9.84%) VPN
5 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) SMTP
6 4 (6.56%) OSPF
6 4 (6.56%) SAN
6 4 (6.56%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) BGP
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.28%) IPsec
7 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
7 2 (3.28%) SSH
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Data Mining
1 10 (16.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
1 11 (18.03%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Axis
3 2 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Blog
3 10 (16.39%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 2 (3.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.11%) CentOS
4 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.48%) Unix
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) DevOps
2 10 (16.39%) Benchmarking
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
2 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Thinking
3 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.84%) Presales
3 6 (9.84%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.56%) Validation
5 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) SIEM
5 3 (4.92%) SysML
6 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Python
2 25 (40.98%) Bash Shell
3 12 (19.67%) C
3 12 (19.67%) C++
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
4 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) VC++
9 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) MCSE
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) MCITP
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSA
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.64%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Xen
3 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.20%) Docker
5 4 (6.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.28%) LXC
7 2 (3.28%) Postfix
7 2 (3.28%) PowerDNS
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.28%) XenApp
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (42.62%) Puppet
2 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (26.23%) Ansible
4 10 (16.39%) Cobbler
5 8 (13.11%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.28%) Cacti
7 2 (3.28%) Nagios
7 2 (3.28%) Opsview
7 2 (3.28%) vRealize
7 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) VMware
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) IBM
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
5 8 (13.11%) Google
6 5 (8.20%) Intel
6 5 (8.20%) NVIDIA
7 4 (6.56%) Aruba
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) Juniper
7 4 (6.56%) Veeam
8 3 (4.92%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) Acronis
9 2 (3.28%) Arista
9 2 (3.28%) F5
9 2 (3.28%) Meraki
9 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.28%) Tufin