The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 176 168 160
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.59% 0.42% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Stockport +8 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Oldham - 2 £45,000 -
Salford - 2 £37,000 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (44.90%) ITIL
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) DevOps
4 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
4 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) VMware
6 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 11 (22.45%) Oracle
7 11 (22.45%) ETL
7 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.45%) Citrix
7 11 (22.45%) Data Migration
7 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
8 10 (20.41%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) SLA
9 9 (18.37%) iPad
9 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
10 8 (16.33%) IT Strategy
10 8 (16.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (16.33%) Intel
10 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (16.33%) Back Office
11 7 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) Network Security
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) HSRP
6 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.04%) IPsec
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.12%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) IDOL
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) QlikView
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.33%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.04%) FFmpeg
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) iPad
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) CCTV
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) IPTV
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Debian
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) DevOps
3 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.45%) Data Migration
5 11 (22.45%) ETL
5 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (16.33%) IT Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 7 (14.29%) ETL Development
9 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.24%) Information Security
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 5 (10.20%) Service Management
11 4 (8.16%) Time Management
11 4 (8.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) C
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) RHCE
4 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.04%) RHCT
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) pfSense
3 1 (2.04%) Varnish
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Cacti
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.04%) cPanel
3 1 (2.04%) Graylog
3 1 (2.04%) Icinga
3 1 (2.04%) Kibana
3 1 (2.04%) logstash
3 1 (2.04%) Plesk
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Intel
4 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Sophos
5 2 (4.08%) iManage
5 2 (4.08%) Kaspersky
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Reuters
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.04%) IronPort
6 1 (2.04%) Polycom
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Siemens
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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