Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

System Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 253 224
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 49 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 38
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,075 £30,425
90th Percentile £72,500 £48,750 £49,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,053 7,915 7,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.66% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,907 6,604 6,074
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,400 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Wigan +6 5 - - 1
Bolton +19 2 £32,500 - 2
Salford -14 2 £41,999 -1.18%
Oldham -2 1 £50,000 +53.85%
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (51.02%) Windows
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (40.82%) VMware
4 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
6 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) vSphere
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (20.41%) DevOps
9 10 (20.41%) Cisco
10 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
10 9 (18.37%) Migration
10 9 (18.37%) JIRA
10 9 (18.37%) Docker
10 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
10 9 (18.37%) CentOS
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (16.33%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (16.33%) Confluence
11 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (16.33%) Ansible
11 8 (16.33%) Atlassian
11 8 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (16.33%) Firewall
11 8 (16.33%) WAN
11 8 (16.33%) DHCP

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (16.33%) Confluence
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (14.29%) Office 365
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.08%) IaaS
6 2 (4.08%) SaaS
7 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) IP Telephony
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 6 (12.24%) NGN
3 6 (12.24%) Wireless
3 6 (12.24%) WLAN
4 3 (6.12%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
5 2 (4.08%) VSAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 8 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) GitLab
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Games
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) Kafka
2 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) EJB
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) JSF
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Public Cloud
1 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) CentOS
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.12%) DC/OS
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.04%) Android
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
10 1 (2.04%) Kali Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.24%) PQQ
4 6 (12.24%) Presales
4 6 (12.24%) Product Management
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (12.24%) Time Management
5 5 (10.20%) Data Science
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Microservices
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) Personalization
8 2 (4.08%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
1 6 (12.24%) Python
2 4 (8.16%) C
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCDP
2 6 (12.24%) CCNP
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.20%) MCSA
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) RHCT
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) GPG13
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.57%) vSphere
4 9 (18.37%) Docker
5 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.08%) vCloud
7 2 (4.08%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.04%) XenApp
8 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Ansible
2 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.29%) WSUS
3 6 (12.24%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.08%) Mesos
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.08%) Terraform
4 2 (4.08%) vRealize
4 2 (4.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (2.04%) Kibana
5 1 (2.04%) logstash
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (16.33%) Atlassian
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 6 (12.24%) NetApp
8 4 (8.16%) Veeam
9 3 (6.12%) Polycom
10 2 (4.08%) Google
11 1 (2.04%) AlienVault
11 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
11 1 (2.04%) Qualys
11 1 (2.04%) Sage
11 1 (2.04%) Sophos
11 1 (2.04%) Symantec