Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £44,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 259 248
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 53 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 38
Manchester median annual salary £44,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +3.77% +8.16%
10th Percentile £30,650 £24,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,250 £59,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +8.97% -2.50%

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 7,089 7,753 7,174
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.39% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,938 6,448 6,162
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 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 November 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 +1 5 - -
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
Salford - 1 £37,747 - 2
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 26 (49.06%) Windows
1 26 (49.06%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (37.74%) DevOps
3 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) vSphere
6 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
7 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (20.75%) Open Source
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (20.75%) Python
8 11 (20.75%) JIRA
9 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
9 10 (18.87%) Confluence
9 10 (18.87%) CentOS
9 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (18.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
10 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
11 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.09%) Degree
11 8 (15.09%) Cisco
11 8 (15.09%) Office 365
11 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
11 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 10 (18.87%) Confluence
2 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.09%) Office 365
4 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 5 (9.43%) IP Telephony
4 5 (9.43%) LAN
4 5 (9.43%) Network Security
4 5 (9.43%) NGN
4 5 (9.43%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) Wireless
4 5 (9.43%) WLAN
5 3 (5.66%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) Skype
6 2 (3.77%) VSAN
7 1 (1.89%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JIRA
2 10 (18.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) Bitbucket
4 6 (11.32%) EasyMock
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
5 4 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.66%) GitLab
6 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) EJB
2 6 (11.32%) Java EE
2 6 (11.32%) JSF
2 6 (11.32%) Spring
3 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Wiki
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Linux
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) CentOS
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) DevOps
2 11 (20.75%) Open Source
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.32%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) OOD
5 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) Change Control
6 5 (9.43%) PQQ
6 5 (9.43%) Presales
6 5 (9.43%) Product Management
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) MCSA
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.43%) CCDP
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) VCP6
6 2 (3.77%) MCITP
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) GPG13
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
1 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) vSphere
3 7 (13.21%) Docker
4 6 (11.32%) vCloud
5 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Ansible
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.55%) WSUS
4 3 (5.66%) SCCM
5 2 (3.77%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.77%) vRealize
5 2 (3.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.89%) Icinga
6 1 (1.89%) Kibana
6 1 (1.89%) logstash
6 1 (1.89%) Mesos
6 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Atlassian
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper
6 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Veeam
8 1 (1.89%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.89%) New Relic
8 1 (1.89%) Polycom
8 1 (1.89%) Sage
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec