The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 141 155
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.95% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 25
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,655 £65,000 £60,000
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2442 2858 3238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.84% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2368 2569
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Games
3 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (30.77%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
6 6 (23.08%) High Availability
6 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 6 (23.08%) Clustering
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Perl
7 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) SAN
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (19.23%) Mentoring

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) ADSL
4 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (38.46%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) NHS
3 3 (11.54%) IVR
4 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) High Availability
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
2 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Encryption
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) CFEngine
2 3 (11.54%) Salt
3 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 8 (30.77%) F5
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Sophos
7 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper