The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 74 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 9 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.12% 1.24% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.27% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 16
Median salary £39,000 £48,875 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.20% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £75,250 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 782 1104 915
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.70% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 639 959 825
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Kent

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Kent

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Kent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Kent

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Folkestone - 3 £37,000 - 2
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Kent region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (89.29%) Unix
1 25 (89.29%) IBM
2 21 (75.00%) AIX
2 21 (75.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 17 (60.71%) LANDesk
3 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
4 13 (46.43%) Asset Management
4 13 (46.43%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (46.43%) Patch Management
5 5 (17.86%) vSphere
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) VB
6 4 (14.29%) C
6 4 (14.29%) SNMP
6 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.29%) Compuware
6 4 (14.29%) BMC
6 4 (14.29%) CA
6 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 4 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (14.29%) Nagios
6 4 (14.29%) Structured Programming
6 4 (14.29%) Nimsoft
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) e-Health
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Unix
2 21 (75.00%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Asset Management
2 13 (46.43%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Structured Programming
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
1 4 (14.29%) OpenView
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) IBM
2 17 (60.71%) LANDesk
2 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) Compuware
4 4 (14.29%) Dynatrace
4 4 (14.29%) Nimsoft
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 17 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 23 days ago