Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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

System Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 68 74
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 8 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.09% 0.99% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.02% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 22
10th Percentile £32,563 £38,375 "
25th Percentile £33,781 £38,750 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -28.42% +2.15% -15.45%
75th Percentile £36,750 £58,438 £47,250
90th Percentile £49,125 £65,000 £48,600
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,163 784 1,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.72% 97.27% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 918 695 885
10th Percentile £25,388 £27,500 £22,850
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,222 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.77% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,750
90th Percentile £68,400 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the North East

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the North East

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the North East

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 8 December 2021. 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
Durham - 6 £32,875 -
Northumberland - 5 £34,000 -
Tyne and Wear -22 3 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 North East region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Replication
3 5 (35.71%) WLAN
3 5 (35.71%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Renewable Energy
4 4 (28.57%) Life Science
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) NAS
2 5 (35.71%) WLAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Life Science
2 4 (28.57%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
1 5 (35.71%) Presales
1 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) IBM