Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

System Engineer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 82 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.19% 0.30% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Portsmouth median annual salary £39,500 £48,750 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.97% +105.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,375 £15,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £57,125 £38,875
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.05% +32.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 574 669 596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 98.96% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 497 584 579
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Portsmouth region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) SysML
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) SysML
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware