Systems Engineer Jobs in the South East

System Engineer
England > South East

The median System Engineer salary in the South East is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 61 195 232
Rank change year-on-year +134 +37 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 654 240 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.82% 1.70% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 1.88% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 433 74 172
10th Percentile £34,000 £38,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,563 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £73,863
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,123 12,767 19,547
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,524 8,073 12,376
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the South East

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the South East

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the South East

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +139 351 £50,000 -4.76% 49
Hampshire +64 180 £55,000 -24.14% 34
Berkshire +121 167 £50,000 -5.97% 20
Oxfordshire +79 128 £50,000 +21.21% 20
Kent +6 66 £49,250 +36.81% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 56 £42,500 -19.05% 9
West Sussex +51 28 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Surrey -35 13 £50,000 -9.09% 7
East Sussex +13 7 £37,500 -52.38% 2
Sussex - 7 £30,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £35,000 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2024, Systems Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 131 (20.03%) Security Cleared
2 126 (19.27%) Systems Engineering
3 95 (14.53%) Microsoft
4 93 (14.22%) Degree
5 80 (12.23%) Windows
6 72 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (9.48%) Validation
8 60 (9.17%) Active Directory
9 59 (9.02%) Azure
10 54 (8.26%) Customer Requirements
11 52 (7.95%) Social Skills
11 52 (7.95%) DV Cleared
12 51 (7.80%) VMware
12 51 (7.80%) Electronics
12 51 (7.80%) Microsoft 365
13 50 (7.65%) Windows Server
14 45 (6.88%) Manufacturing
15 44 (6.73%) Cybersecurity
16 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
17 35 (5.35%) SQL
17 35 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 34 (5.20%) Configuration Management
19 33 (5.05%) Automotive
20 32 (4.89%) Cisco
20 32 (4.89%) Verification and Validation
21 30 (4.59%) Management Information System
21 30 (4.59%) Agile
22 29 (4.43%) Linux
23 28 (4.28%) DNS
23 28 (4.28%) Embedded Systems

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Exchange
1 15 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.68%) IIS
3 6 (0.92%) Kinematics
4 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.76%) WinCC
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.21%) Simulink
2 17 (2.60%) Stateflow
3 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.02%) Azure
2 51 (7.80%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (2.29%) Entra ID
4 11 (1.68%) SaaS
5 10 (1.53%) AWS
6 7 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (0.92%) Azure App Service
7 6 (0.92%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.61%) PaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.46%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.15%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.28%) DNS
2 27 (4.13%) Firewall
3 18 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.45%) WAN
5 15 (2.29%) DHCP
6 11 (1.68%) 4G
6 11 (1.68%) 5G
6 11 (1.68%) SNMP
7 9 (1.38%) MPLS
7 9 (1.38%) SMTP
8 8 (1.22%) HTTP
9 7 (1.07%) J1939
9 7 (1.07%) LAN
9 7 (1.07%) Profibus
10 6 (0.92%) Wireless
11 5 (0.76%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.76%) Internet
11 5 (0.76%) RFID
11 5 (0.76%) SAN
11 5 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.07%) Big Data
2 6 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.76%) InfluxDB
3 5 (0.76%) MariaDB
3 5 (0.76%) MySQL
3 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.46%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) Power BI
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (1.99%) JIRA
3 9 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.76%) Git
5 4 (0.61%) GitLab
6 3 (0.46%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.31%) LabVIEW
General
1 52 (7.95%) Social Skills
2 51 (7.80%) Electronics
3 45 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 33 (5.05%) Automotive
5 26 (3.98%) Aerospace
6 24 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.06%) Games
8 17 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.60%) Legal
9 15 (2.29%) Retail
10 8 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 7 (1.07%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (0.92%) Marketing
12 6 (0.92%) Military
13 5 (0.76%) Advertising
13 5 (0.76%) Finance
13 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.38%) Web Services
2 5 (0.76%) WPF
3 4 (0.61%) JSON
3 4 (0.61%) Keycloak
3 4 (0.61%) Middleware
4 3 (0.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.15%) JSP
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
5 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.59%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.28%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (3.36%) CMDB
4 21 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.06%) Algorithms
6 18 (2.75%) IoT
6 18 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.45%) SCADA
8 14 (2.14%) NHS
9 9 (1.38%) ARM Cortex
10 8 (1.22%) PKI
10 8 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.92%) GNSS
13 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.76%) Robotics
13 5 (0.76%) Solar Energy
14 4 (0.61%) CCTV
14 4 (0.61%) Clustering
14 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.23%) Windows
2 50 (7.65%) Windows Server
3 29 (4.43%) Linux
4 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (2.45%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.07%) VMS
8 5 (0.76%) CentOS
8 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) Android
10 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (19.27%) Systems Engineering
2 72 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (9.48%) Validation
4 54 (8.26%) Customer Requirements
5 44 (6.73%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (5.20%) Configuration Management
8 32 (4.89%) Verification and Validation
9 30 (4.59%) Agile
10 24 (3.67%) Decision-Making
11 22 (3.36%) Software Engineering
12 20 (3.06%) Project Management
13 19 (2.91%) Systems Thinking
14 18 (2.75%) ITIL
15 17 (2.60%) Collaborative Working
15 17 (2.60%) Project Delivery
15 17 (2.60%) Time Management
16 16 (2.45%) Data Management
17 15 (2.29%) FMEA
18 14 (2.14%) Data-Driven Decision Making
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.35%) SQL
2 25 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.67%) C
4 23 (3.52%) MATLAB
5 14 (2.14%) Python
6 7 (1.07%) C#
6 7 (1.07%) C++
7 6 (0.92%) Bash
7 6 (0.92%) Embedded C
7 6 (0.92%) Ladder Logic
8 5 (0.76%) Perl
8 5 (0.76%) XAML
9 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.46%) Java
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (20.03%) Security Cleared
2 93 (14.22%) Degree
3 52 (7.95%) DV Cleared
4 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.06%) HNC
6 13 (1.99%) DBS Check
7 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.68%) Master's Degree
9 10 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (1.53%) HND
10 7 (1.07%) Azure Certification
11 4 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.61%) PhD
12 2 (0.31%) CCNA
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.31%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.15%) MCSA
13 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.68%) Automotive SPICE
1 11 (1.68%) GDPR
1 11 (1.68%) ISO 26262
2 10 (1.53%) COSHH
2 10 (1.53%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.07%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) ECSS
System Software
1 60 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 26 (3.98%) Firmware
4 21 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.07%) Embedded Firmware
6 5 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.46%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.75%) Functional Safety
2 16 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.14%) SCCM
4 11 (1.68%) SCOM
5 10 (1.53%) FortiGate
6 9 (1.38%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.76%) Ansible
7 5 (0.76%) Puppet
7 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (0.76%) Terraform
8 4 (0.61%) Autotask
8 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.61%) Wonderware InTouch
9 3 (0.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 95 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.80%) VMware
3 32 (4.89%) Cisco
4 18 (2.75%) Citrix
5 11 (1.68%) Dynatrace
5 11 (1.68%) Fortinet
6 10 (1.53%) Thales
7 9 (1.38%) Darktrace
7 9 (1.38%) HP
7 9 (1.38%) Mitel
7 9 (1.38%) NEC
7 9 (1.38%) Ribbon
7 9 (1.38%) Wonderware
8 7 (1.07%) Draytek
8 7 (1.07%) Juniper
9 6 (0.92%) Allen-Bradley
10 5 (0.76%) Aruba
10 5 (0.76%) AVEVA
10 5 (0.76%) EMC
10 5 (0.76%) Rockwell