Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 263 227
Rank change year-on-year +34 -36 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 46 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.63% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 30
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £30,475
90th Percentile £73,000 £49,375 £44,125
North West median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.18% +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 7,081 8,002 6,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.56% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,935 6,747 5,865
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,550
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 July 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 July 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
Stockport +6 6 £40,606 +1.52% 1
Wigan +14 5 - - 1
Salford -2 3 £37,747 -10.13%
Bolton +10 2 £32,500 - 2
Oldham +19 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (21.74%) DevOps
9 10 (21.74%) SAN
10 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
10 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) Docker
11 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (17.39%) WAN
11 8 (17.39%) DHCP
11 8 (17.39%) Citrix
12 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.22%) LAN
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.22%) Firewall
12 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.22%) vSphere
12 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
13 6 (13.04%) Presales
13 6 (13.04%) PQQ
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.04%) Office 365

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 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Office 365
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.17%) GitHub
7 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) SAN
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) DHCP
3 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
5 6 (13.04%) IP Telephony
5 6 (13.04%) Network Security
5 6 (13.04%) NGN
5 6 (13.04%) Wireless
5 6 (13.04%) WLAN
6 3 (6.52%) DNS
6 3 (6.52%) Skype
6 3 (6.52%) VPN
6 3 (6.52%) VSAN
7 2 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) EasyMock
4 1 (2.17%) GitLab
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (6.52%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) EJB
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
2 1 (2.17%) JSF
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) Kafka
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) NHS
2 5 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) CentOS
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.52%) Unix
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.35%) DC/OS
8 2 (4.35%) Kali Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Debian
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) DevOps
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) PQQ
3 6 (13.04%) Presales
3 6 (13.04%) Product Management
3 6 (13.04%) Release Management
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (13.04%) Time Management
4 5 (10.87%) Microservices
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Data Science
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Server Building
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) CCDP
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) MCSA
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GPG13
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Docker
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) VMware NSX
7 2 (4.35%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) vRealize
3 3 (6.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 3 (6.52%) WSUS
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) Nessus
4 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.17%) Kibana
5 1 (2.17%) logstash
5 1 (2.17%) Mesos
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.04%) Juniper
5 6 (13.04%) NetApp
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.87%) Veeam
7 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Polycom
8 2 (4.35%) Qualys
9 1 (2.17%) AlienVault
9 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.17%) Sage
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec