Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 126 169
Rank change year-on-year +1 +43 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.26% 2.06% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.14% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 70 34
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +28.21% -18.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,500 £29,475
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,875 £64,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 15 (50.00%) Perl
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (43.33%) CentOS
4 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
4 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
4 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) DHCP
7 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (30.00%) Puppet
7 9 (30.00%) SaaS
7 9 (30.00%) Redis
7 9 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (30.00%) Ansible
7 9 (30.00%) Docker
8 8 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) ITSM
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (26.67%) Java
8 8 (26.67%) SAP
8 8 (26.67%) Digital Economy
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2

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 9 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (30.00%) SaaS
3 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) FCoE
5 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (30.00%) Redis
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) GIS
4 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
5 2 (6.67%) SQLite
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Redmine
General
1 8 (26.67%) Digital Economy
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) J2EE
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (13.33%) SAP PI
1 4 (13.33%) SAPUI5
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) CentOS
3 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (26.67%) ITSM
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 8 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Apex Code
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Master's Degree
2 4 (13.33%) MBA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) SAP ITS
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) KVM
6 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
7 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.33%) NFS
7 1 (3.33%) Samba
7 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (6.67%) Graphite
4 2 (6.67%) Riemann
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (13.33%) Informatica
4 4 (13.33%) Jitterbit
4 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds