The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
Rank 335 357 314
Rank change year-on-year +22 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 271 339 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 243 302 329
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,750 £65,500
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 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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 25 March 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 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
City of London +41 36 £55,000 +4.76% 12
West End of London +8 4 £59,500 +32.22% 2
Mayfair - 4 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Canary Wharf -10 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Barnet - 2 £31,582 -
Croydon - 2 £62,500 - 1
Uxbridge +8 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 309 (55.98%) Linux
2 283 (51.27%) Windows
3 228 (41.30%) VMware
4 195 (35.33%) Active Directory
5 176 (31.88%) Python
6 160 (28.99%) Windows Server
7 135 (24.46%) DevOps
8 133 (24.09%) Puppet
9 131 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
10 119 (21.56%) Microsoft
11 118 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 116 (21.01%) Finance
13 106 (19.20%) Bash Shell
14 104 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 103 (18.66%) Firewall
16 100 (18.12%) SQL Server
16 100 (18.12%) Ansible
17 98 (17.75%) DNS
18 97 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
19 96 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 95 (17.21%) SQL
21 93 (16.85%) PowerShell
22 87 (15.76%) Cisco
23 83 (15.04%) Unix
24 80 (14.49%) Java
25 74 (13.41%) Jenkins
26 73 (13.22%) Ruby
27 72 (13.04%) Red Hat
28 71 (12.86%) Perl
29 69 (12.50%) SCCM

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 58 (10.51%) Apache
2 56 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 46 (8.33%) IIS
4 28 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.07%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.99%) nginx
5 22 (3.99%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.80%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.81%) lighttpd
8 9 (1.63%) Confluence
9 8 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.91%) CMS
10 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 5 (0.91%) SAS
11 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.36%) Traefik
Applications
1 54 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.99%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Simulink
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Autodesk Smoke
5 1 (0.18%) Baselight
5 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 131 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (11.96%) Office 365
3 55 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.17%) GitHub
6 10 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (1.81%) SoftLayer
7 9 (1.63%) IaaS
8 8 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.27%) PaaS
9 7 (1.27%) SaaS
10 5 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.91%) G Suite
11 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 103 (18.66%) Firewall
2 98 (17.75%) DNS
3 64 (11.59%) SAN
4 62 (11.23%) TCP/IP
5 59 (10.69%) DHCP
6 37 (6.70%) VPN
7 36 (6.52%) SSL
8 34 (6.16%) LAN
9 27 (4.89%) LDAP
10 26 (4.71%) VLAN
11 25 (4.53%) Kerberos
12 21 (3.80%) WAN
13 20 (3.62%) Internet
14 16 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (2.90%) VoIP
15 15 (2.72%) iSCSI
16 13 (2.36%) HTTP
16 13 (2.36%) Skype
17 12 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.43%) MySQL
2 30 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 18 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.72%) Big Data
5 10 (1.81%) GIS
6 9 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.63%) Redis
7 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.91%) OpenStack Swift
11 4 (0.72%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.36%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 74 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 62 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.98%) Subversion
4 29 (5.25%) JIRA
5 25 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (3.99%) git-flow
7 17 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.45%) GitLab
9 5 (0.91%) Artifactory
9 5 (0.91%) Maven
9 5 (0.91%) MSI
10 4 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.54%) Ant
11 3 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.54%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.36%) GCC
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.36%) Toad
12 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (21.01%) Finance
2 42 (7.61%) Banking
3 23 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.36%) Retail
6 12 (2.17%) Games
6 12 (2.17%) Marketing
7 9 (1.63%) Back Office
8 8 (1.45%) Publishing
9 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.72%) Front Office
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.34%) Web Services
2 24 (4.35%) Node.js
3 15 (2.72%) LAMP
4 9 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (1.63%) Middleware
4 9 (1.63%) Serverless Framework
5 8 (1.45%) CSS
5 8 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (1.45%) HTML
6 7 (1.27%) XML
7 6 (1.09%) jQuery
8 5 (0.91%) .NET
8 5 (0.91%) FFmpeg
8 5 (0.91%) J2EE
8 5 (0.91%) Java EE
8 5 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.91%) RESTful
8 5 (0.91%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.23%) Data Centre
2 47 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.79%) Hedge funds
4 38 (6.88%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.71%) Fintech
6 22 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.36%) Equities
8 12 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.17%) PKI
9 10 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.81%) Grid Computing
9 10 (1.81%) Replication
10 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.09%) Derivative
11 6 (1.09%) Online Gambling
12 5 (0.91%) Clustering
12 5 (0.91%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.91%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 309 (55.98%) Linux
2 283 (51.27%) Windows
3 160 (28.99%) Windows Server
4 104 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (15.04%) Unix
7 56 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (6.70%) Windows 7
8 37 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (6.52%) CentOS
10 27 (4.89%) Debian
11 21 (3.80%) Ubuntu
12 20 (3.62%) Solaris
13 17 (3.08%) Windows 10
14 10 (1.81%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.45%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.72%) Android
18 2 (0.36%) AIX
18 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.46%) DevOps
2 65 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (11.41%) ITIL
4 62 (11.23%) Configuration Management
5 51 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (7.79%) High Availability
7 36 (6.52%) Migration
8 34 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (5.80%) Open Source
10 30 (5.43%) Build Automation
11 21 (3.80%) Project Management
12 20 (3.62%) Load Balancing
13 19 (3.44%) Data Management
13 19 (3.44%) TDD
14 18 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.08%) Mathematics
15 17 (3.08%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.08%) Patch Management
15 17 (3.08%) Software Engineering
16 16 (2.90%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 176 (31.88%) Python
2 106 (19.20%) Bash Shell
3 95 (17.21%) SQL
4 93 (16.85%) PowerShell
5 80 (14.49%) Java
6 73 (13.22%) Ruby
7 71 (12.86%) Perl
8 46 (8.33%) C
9 38 (6.88%) C++
10 32 (5.80%) PHP
11 25 (4.53%) Scala
12 23 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.90%) JavaScript
14 15 (2.72%) C#
15 13 (2.36%) Go
16 4 (0.72%) VB
17 3 (0.54%) R
18 2 (0.36%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.36%) Korn
18 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (10.69%) Degree
3 46 (8.33%) MCSE
4 41 (7.43%) Security Cleared
5 35 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (5.98%) CCNA
7 28 (5.07%) MCSA
8 27 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 21 (3.80%) DV Cleared
11 19 (3.44%) CCNP
12 17 (3.08%) MCITP
13 10 (1.81%) MCP
14 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.09%) RHCA
16 5 (0.91%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
17 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 195 (35.33%) Active Directory
2 118 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.61%) Docker
5 37 (6.70%) XenApp
6 34 (6.16%) vSphere
7 19 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (3.44%) VMware ESX
8 18 (3.26%) Xen
9 16 (2.90%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.99%) Ceph
11 11 (1.99%) KVM
11 11 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (1.81%) QEMU
12 10 (1.81%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 8 (1.45%) Dovecot
14 7 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.27%) NFS
14 7 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 133 (24.09%) Puppet
2 100 (18.12%) Ansible
3 97 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (12.50%) SCCM
5 36 (6.52%) SCOM
6 29 (5.25%) Kubernetes
6 29 (5.25%) Nagios
7 20 (3.62%) NetBackup
8 17 (3.08%) Salt
9 16 (2.90%) Mesos
10 14 (2.54%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.99%) Graphite
11 11 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (1.81%) WSUS
13 9 (1.63%) Terraform
14 8 (1.45%) CFEngine
14 8 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
14 8 (1.45%) ZABBIX
15 7 (1.27%) collectd
15 7 (1.27%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 228 (41.30%) VMware
2 119 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 87 (15.76%) Cisco
4 72 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 65 (11.78%) Citrix
6 56 (10.14%) Oracle
7 49 (8.88%) HP
8 44 (7.97%) EMC
9 30 (5.43%) NetApp
10 29 (5.25%) Dell
11 27 (4.89%) SaltStack
12 24 (4.35%) Sybase
13 21 (3.80%) EqualLogic
13 21 (3.80%) F5
14 20 (3.62%) Atlassian
15 18 (3.26%) Dell Compellent
16 14 (2.54%) Symantec
17 13 (2.36%) Google
18 11 (1.99%) Avaya
18 11 (1.99%) Brocade
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, UK
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 100,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West End
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Hedge Fund Type Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago