Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,189 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 113 101
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 28 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.43% 1.86% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.92% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 68
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,189 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.62% +11.11% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £61,450
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.60% -6.50% +4.17%

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 1,862 2,497 2,866
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 96.75% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 2,161 2,400
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +25 7 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Banbury - 4 £32,500 -
Kidlington -5 1 £39,000 -17.89%
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 16 (57.14%) Office 365
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) PSTN
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Identity Management
3 11 (39.29%) Migration
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
3 11 (39.29%) Polycom
3 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (39.29%) Skype
3 11 (39.29%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Robotics
4 10 (35.71%) C++
5 8 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) VxWorks
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) OOP
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Python
8 5 (17.86%) PhD
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification

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 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) PSTN
1 11 (39.29%) Skype
2 8 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 5 (17.86%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Robotics
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) VxWorks
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Identity Management
1 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Component Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Vision
3 5 (17.86%) Control Theory
3 5 (17.86%) Data Acquisition
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Machine Learning
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.86%) Mechatronics
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 5 (17.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) DBS Check
2 5 (17.86%) Master's Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) PhD
3 4 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Polycom
3 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Veeam
3 1 (3.57%) VMware