The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 92 136 129
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 17 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.60% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 19
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% -8.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,650 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 1195 1833 2203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.39% 93.76% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1480 1517
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in Reading

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Perl
7 8 (26.67%) SaaS
8 7 (23.33%) Puppet
8 7 (23.33%) Unix
8 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.00%) CentOS
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Ansible
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
10 5 (16.67%) Docker
10 5 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
10 5 (16.67%) Rackspace
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Presales
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) Active Directory

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (16.67%) Apache
1 5 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) SaaS
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
7 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 3 (10.00%) 802.11
4 3 (10.00%) IPv6
4 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) WLAN
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Redis
3 4 (13.33%) SQLite
4 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Ant
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) CentOS
4 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) DevOps
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 5 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (26.67%) Perl
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) Tcl
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Docker
3 4 (13.33%) KVM
3 4 (13.33%) VirtualBox
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Varnish
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Salt
4 2 (6.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) Kibana
5 1 (3.33%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.33%) vMotion
5 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) New Relic
6 1 (3.33%) SGI
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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