The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

System Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.86% 2.81% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.91% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 22
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £90,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1391 1634
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Reading

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Reading

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (85.37%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
3 24 (58.54%) Python
4 23 (56.10%) Perl
5 22 (53.66%) CentOS
6 21 (51.22%) Puppet
7 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
8 18 (43.90%) Ansible
9 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (41.46%) VMware
10 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
11 15 (36.59%) SQL
11 15 (36.59%) MySQL
11 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
12 13 (31.71%) SaaS
12 13 (31.71%) Windows
12 13 (31.71%) Docker
12 13 (31.71%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
13 12 (29.27%) Java
13 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (26.83%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (26.83%) DNS
14 11 (26.83%) Redis
15 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
15 10 (24.39%) DHCP
15 10 (24.39%) Firewall
15 10 (24.39%) Ubuntu
15 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (31.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (31.71%) SaaS
3 11 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (21.95%) GitHub
5 6 (14.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (9.76%) Office 365
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
7 3 (7.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
4 7 (17.07%) SAN
5 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (7.32%) FCoE
6 3 (7.32%) OpenVPN
6 3 (7.32%) SNMP
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 2 (4.88%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) SSH
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
3 11 (26.83%) Redis
4 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (19.51%) SQLite
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.88%) InfluxDB
9 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Ant
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) Redmine
2 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (7.32%) Kafka
1 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) CentOS
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.07%) Unix
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (19.51%) Open Source
3 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.63%) High Availability
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Microservices
5 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (7.32%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
2 24 (58.54%) Python
3 23 (56.10%) Perl
4 15 (36.59%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) C
8 3 (7.32%) Korn
9 2 (4.88%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNA
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
1 3 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) GIAC
1 3 (7.32%) Linux+ Certification
1 3 (7.32%) MCSE
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (7.32%) SANS
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (7.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Docker
2 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.51%) KVM
4 8 (19.51%) VirtualBox
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) NFS
6 3 (7.32%) Samba
6 3 (7.32%) Varnish
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Puppet
2 18 (43.90%) Ansible
3 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
4 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
4 3 (7.32%) Kibana
4 3 (7.32%) logstash
4 3 (7.32%) Nagios
4 3 (7.32%) Salt
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server
4 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 3 (7.32%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.88%) Graphite
5 2 (4.88%) Riemann
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Rackspace
4 6 (14.63%) Dell
4 6 (14.63%) EMC
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) New Relic
5 3 (7.32%) Remedy
5 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.32%) Sophos
5 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 3 (7.32%) Veeam
6 2 (4.88%) IBM