Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 98 125
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 49 77 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.59% 2.73% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.82% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 75 61
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +26.58% +5.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 3,026 2,735 3,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.18% 96.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,706 2,362 2,598
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Oxford -29 27 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Abingdon -9 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kidlington -1 3 £42,500 -
Thame - 1 £52,500 - 1
Wantage - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (46.94%) DevOps
4 17 (34.69%) Python
4 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
5 13 (26.53%) Unix
5 13 (26.53%) Windows
6 12 (24.49%) Firewall
6 12 (24.49%) Puppet
6 12 (24.49%) Machine Learning
6 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (22.45%) Open Source
8 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
8 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 9 (18.37%) C++
9 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
9 9 (18.37%) VMware
9 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
9 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.37%) Computer Vision
10 8 (16.33%) Docker
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.29%) CentOS
11 7 (14.29%) ITIL
11 7 (14.29%) DHCP
11 7 (14.29%) Internet
11 7 (14.29%) Ansible
11 7 (14.29%) Analytics

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (6.12%) Apache
1 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Jetty
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (10.20%) Office 365
5 3 (6.12%) Cloudflare
5 3 (6.12%) GitHub
6 2 (4.08%) SaaS
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.04%) Datadog
7 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (14.29%) Internet
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) BGP
6 3 (6.12%) IPv6
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.08%) DMZ
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) IPv4
7 2 (4.08%) OpenVPN
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
7 2 (4.08%) SSH
7 2 (4.08%) SSL
7 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) GitLab
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) OpenCV
2 2 (4.08%) PostGIS
2 2 (4.08%) SAML
2 2 (4.08%) STL
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 3 (6.12%) Robotics
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Unix
2 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) CentOS
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Debian
6 1 (2.04%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) DevOps
2 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
3 12 (24.49%) Machine Learning
4 11 (22.45%) Open Source
5 9 (18.37%) Computer Vision
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Deep Learning
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (8.16%) Scrum
10 3 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.12%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) C++
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.24%) Ruby
4 3 (6.12%) C-shell
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (24.49%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Ansible
3 4 (8.16%) Terraform
4 3 (6.12%) Kibana
4 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.12%) logstash
4 3 (6.12%) Packer
4 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 3 (6.12%) SCOM
4 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) VMware
2 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
3 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) CommVault
5 3 (6.12%) Freshdesk
5 3 (6.12%) New Relic
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) PagerDuty
6 2 (4.08%) Avaya
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Perforce
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos