Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 246 230
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 43 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 42
Manchester median annual salary £41,250 £39,750 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +8.16% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £30,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £59,250 £59,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%

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 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Stockport - 5 £44,471 - 1
Rochdale +20 2 £34,150 -14.63%
Bolton -1 1 £32,500 - 2
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) DevOps
8 12 (27.91%) SAN
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (23.26%) Office 365
9 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
9 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (23.26%) Docker
10 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) OpenShift
10 9 (20.93%) Performance Engineering
10 9 (20.93%) Requirements Management
10 9 (20.93%) Use Case
10 9 (20.93%) Java
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (16.28%) Microservices
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (16.28%) QA

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
2 9 (20.93%) OpenShift
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 6 (13.95%) VPN
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) PBX
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) Skype
6 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) NuGet
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) NHS
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.65%) BYOD
5 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) CCTV
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.23%) DevOps
2 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Performance Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Requirements Management
3 9 (20.93%) Use Case
4 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (16.28%) Microservices
5 7 (16.28%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.63%) Release Management
8 4 (9.30%) Customer Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Network Design
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Biometrics
9 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) Coaching
10 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) C
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) RHCT
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) RHCE
7 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) Docker
4 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (2.33%) Varnish
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.95%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
4 3 (6.98%) Ansible
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.33%) cPanel
6 1 (2.33%) Nessus
6 1 (2.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Qualys
7 1 (2.33%) Twitter