The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 332 338
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 302 354 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 270 303 362
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £66,750
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in London

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in London

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in London

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +12 42 £50,000 -6.97% 15
West End of London +9 8 £28,500 -54.03% 1
Hackney - 5 £25,500 -
Uxbridge +4 3 £52,500 -17.96% 1
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Ealing - 2 £39,000 -
Greenford - 2 £52,500 -
Croydon +8 1 - -
Heathrow +4 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Enfield - 1 £33,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £62,500 -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 307 (54.14%) Windows
2 262 (46.21%) VMware
3 250 (44.09%) Linux
4 244 (43.03%) Active Directory
5 170 (29.98%) Windows Server
6 147 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 138 (24.34%) Python
8 137 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 129 (22.75%) DNS
10 123 (21.69%) Finance
11 114 (20.11%) SQL Server
12 110 (19.40%) Firewall
13 104 (18.34%) Amazon AWS
14 103 (18.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 101 (17.81%) Puppet
15 101 (17.81%) DHCP
16 100 (17.64%) Cisco
17 96 (16.93%) PowerShell
18 94 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 94 (16.58%) DevOps
19 93 (16.40%) Office 365
20 92 (16.23%) Red Hat
21 90 (15.87%) SAN
22 89 (15.70%) MS Exchange
23 82 (14.46%) Bash Shell
24 80 (14.11%) Java
25 79 (13.93%) Degree
26 78 (13.76%) Ansible
27 75 (13.23%) SCCM
28 73 (12.87%) SQL

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 89 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.46%) SharePoint
3 56 (9.88%) Apache
4 50 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (7.94%) IIS
6 24 (4.23%) Skype for Business
7 23 (4.06%) nginx
8 20 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (3.53%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.65%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.41%) SAS
12 5 (0.88%) Confluence
12 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.71%) CMS
14 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.53%) Traefik
Applications
1 31 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) Simulink
5 1 (0.18%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.18%) Baselight
5 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.18%) Houdini
5 1 (0.18%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.18%) Endur
1 1 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 104 (18.34%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (16.40%) Office 365
3 54 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (3.00%) SaaS
6 13 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.29%) GitHub
6 13 (2.29%) IaaS
7 11 (1.94%) PaaS
8 9 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
10 6 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.35%) Akamai
13 2 (0.35%) G Suite
13 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 129 (22.75%) DNS
2 110 (19.40%) Firewall
3 101 (17.81%) DHCP
4 90 (15.87%) SAN
5 71 (12.52%) TCP/IP
6 58 (10.23%) LAN
7 54 (9.52%) VPN
7 54 (9.52%) WAN
8 38 (6.70%) VLAN
9 30 (5.29%) LDAP
10 29 (5.11%) Kerberos
11 27 (4.76%) Internet
12 22 (3.88%) Skype
13 19 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (3.35%) HTTP
13 19 (3.35%) NAS
14 18 (3.17%) SMTP
15 15 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.65%) SSL
16 14 (2.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.76%) MySQL
3 23 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.47%) Big Data
5 14 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.94%) Redis
8 8 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.53%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.53%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.70%) Subversion
4 15 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.12%) git-flow
5 12 (2.12%) JIRA
5 12 (2.12%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.41%) GitLab
7 5 (0.88%) MSI
8 4 (0.71%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.53%) GCC
9 3 (0.53%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.35%) Maven
10 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.35%) Toad
10 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.18%) Mocha
General
1 123 (21.69%) Finance
2 38 (6.70%) Banking
3 25 (4.41%) Games
4 22 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.65%) Marketing
6 8 (1.41%) Retail
7 7 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Front Office
9 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.88%) LAMP
2 19 (3.35%) Web Services
3 18 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
4 16 (2.82%) Node.js
5 14 (2.47%) J2EE
6 8 (1.41%) RESTful
6 8 (1.41%) Serverless Framework
7 7 (1.23%) HTML
7 7 (1.23%) Kafka
7 7 (1.23%) XML
8 6 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (1.06%) OpenVZ
8 6 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.06%) SAML
9 5 (0.88%) .NET
9 5 (0.88%) JSON
9 5 (0.88%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.71%) CSS
11 3 (0.53%) Ajax
11 3 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.41%) Hedge funds
2 54 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 38 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 18 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.76%) Clustering
8 10 (1.76%) Fintech
8 10 (1.76%) Replication
9 9 (1.59%) PKI
10 7 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.06%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.88%) CCTV
12 5 (0.88%) Derivative
13 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.71%) Equities
13 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 307 (54.14%) Windows
2 250 (44.09%) Linux
3 170 (29.98%) Windows Server
4 103 (18.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (11.46%) Unix
7 63 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (7.41%) CentOS
9 37 (6.53%) Windows 7
10 30 (5.29%) Ubuntu
11 29 (5.11%) Windows 10
12 28 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (3.70%) Android
14 20 (3.53%) Debian
15 12 (2.12%) VMS
16 10 (1.76%) Solaris
17 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (16.58%) DevOps
2 56 (9.88%) Configuration Management
3 49 (8.64%) ITIL
4 43 (7.58%) Open Source
5 36 (6.35%) High Availability
6 35 (6.17%) Task Automation
7 34 (6.00%) Migration
8 32 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.06%) Patch Management
12 21 (3.70%) Mentoring
13 20 (3.53%) Build Automation
13 20 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
13 20 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (3.35%) Analytics
14 19 (3.35%) Information Security
14 19 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
14 19 (3.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 138 (24.34%) Python
2 96 (16.93%) PowerShell
3 82 (14.46%) Bash Shell
4 80 (14.11%) Java
5 73 (12.87%) SQL
6 68 (11.99%) Ruby
7 55 (9.70%) Perl
8 32 (5.64%) C
8 32 (5.64%) C++
9 29 (5.11%) PHP
10 16 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.82%) Scala
11 15 (2.65%) Go
12 14 (2.47%) C#
13 13 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.29%) VB
14 5 (0.88%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.35%) VBScript
17 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (13.93%) Degree
2 69 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (9.35%) MCSE
4 29 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (4.94%) MCSA
6 26 (4.59%) CCNA
7 23 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.70%) CCNP
9 20 (3.53%) Security Cleared
10 16 (2.82%) MCITP
11 14 (2.47%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.41%) MCP
14 7 (1.23%) RHCA
15 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.88%) RHCE
16 4 (0.71%) PhD
17 3 (0.53%) EMC Certification
17 3 (0.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.35%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 244 (43.03%) Active Directory
2 137 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (11.82%) Hyper-V
4 56 (9.88%) Docker
5 55 (9.70%) vSphere
6 34 (6.00%) XenApp
7 33 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (5.11%) XenDesktop
9 19 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.29%) Ceph
11 12 (2.12%) KVM
12 8 (1.41%) Dovecot
12 8 (1.41%) Varnish
12 8 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.23%) NFS
13 7 (1.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 7 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (1.06%) iptables
14 6 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 101 (17.81%) Puppet
2 78 (13.76%) Ansible
3 75 (13.23%) SCCM
4 60 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.76%) SCOM
6 26 (4.59%) Nagios
7 25 (4.41%) NetBackup
8 24 (4.23%) AirWatch
9 23 (4.06%) Kubernetes
10 18 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (2.29%) WSUS
12 12 (2.12%) Backup Exec
12 12 (2.12%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (1.94%) HAProxy
13 11 (1.94%) vCenter Server
14 10 (1.76%) Rsyslog
14 10 (1.76%) Terraform
15 8 (1.41%) CFEngine
16 7 (1.23%) logstash
16 7 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 262 (46.21%) VMware
2 147 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 100 (17.64%) Cisco
4 92 (16.23%) Red Hat
5 72 (12.70%) HP
6 62 (10.93%) Citrix
7 51 (8.99%) NetApp
8 49 (8.64%) Oracle
9 34 (6.00%) EMC
10 32 (5.64%) Dell
11 25 (4.41%) Google
12 24 (4.23%) Symantec
13 18 (3.17%) Bloomberg
14 17 (3.00%) Avaya
14 17 (3.00%) F5
14 17 (3.00%) Reuters
15 15 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
16 13 (2.29%) EqualLogic
17 12 (2.12%) Brocade
17 12 (2.12%) SaltStack
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £6000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20 - 30% bonus + 8% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Professional Training Courses, Free
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + Bens, OT & On-call !
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago