The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 158 164
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 27 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 21
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,000 £47,500
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3389 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.12% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2915 2695
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Salford - 4 £42,500 -
Wigan - 3 £37,500 -
Oldham - 2 £32,500 -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (52.00%) Windows
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 18 (36.00%) DevOps
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.00%) Citrix
6 15 (30.00%) ITIL
7 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
8 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.00%) Ansible
10 9 (18.00%) Puppet
10 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.00%) Back Office
10 9 (18.00%) Intel
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.00%) MySQL
12 7 (14.00%) SLA
13 6 (12.00%) VPN
13 6 (12.00%) Python
13 6 (12.00%) MCSE

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 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Route 53
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) VPN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) IPsec
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) PPTP
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) Big Data
5 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.00%) QlikView
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) IDOL
7 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) NuGet
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.00%) Back Office
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) LAMP
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) CCTV
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) CentOS
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.00%) Debian
6 4 (8.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) Kali Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) DevOps
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) ETL
7 5 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) Business Development
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
8 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) High Availability
9 3 (6.00%) Process Management
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) MCSE
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) RHCE
2 4 (8.00%) RHCSA
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) RHCT
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.00%) KVM
4 4 (8.00%) Varnish
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.00%) VirtualBox
5 3 (6.00%) Xen
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Ansible
1 9 (18.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) cPanel
3 4 (8.00%) Plesk
4 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix
3 9 (18.00%) Intel
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (8.00%) EqualLogic
6 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) iManage
8 1 (2.00%) Qualys
8 1 (2.00%) Reuters
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