The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / South East
Rank 215 246 250
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 203 229 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.23% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 153 207 175
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the South East

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 48 £46,250 -2.63% 6
Oxfordshire +24 47 £51,250 +29.74% 9
Berkshire +43 40 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Surrey +33 35 £50,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £33,000 -34.00% 2
Kent +19 9 £39,000 -20.20% 3
East Sussex -16 5 £42,500 +13.33%
West Sussex +14 4 £30,000 -34.78% 1
Middlesex +5 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 151 (34.63%) Linux
2 146 (33.49%) Windows
3 95 (21.79%) Active Directory
4 90 (20.64%) Microsoft
5 82 (18.81%) Degree
6 80 (18.35%) Windows Server
7 73 (16.74%) VMware
7 73 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (16.51%) Hyper-V
8 72 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
9 71 (16.28%) Python
10 66 (15.14%) DNS
11 62 (14.22%) ITIL
12 59 (13.53%) Unix
13 56 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 56 (12.84%) DevOps
14 55 (12.61%) SQL
15 54 (12.39%) Security Cleared
16 52 (11.93%) Computer Science
17 50 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (11.47%) MS Exchange
17 50 (11.47%) Office 365
18 49 (11.24%) DHCP
19 48 (11.01%) MySQL
19 48 (11.01%) SC Cleared
20 46 (10.55%) TCP/IP
21 42 (9.63%) Java
22 41 (9.40%) PowerShell
22 41 (9.40%) Puppet
22 41 (9.40%) Software Engineering

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 50 (11.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.82%) Apache
2 21 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.44%) IIS
4 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.29%) nginx
6 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.69%) Confluence
11 3 (0.69%) Drupal
11 3 (0.69%) TPMS
12 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.23%) CICS
13 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Primavera
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (11.47%) Office 365
4 25 (5.73%) SaaS
5 23 (5.28%) IaaS
6 20 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (3.67%) PaaS
8 6 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
12 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.14%) DNS
2 49 (11.24%) DHCP
3 46 (10.55%) TCP/IP
4 32 (7.34%) Firewall
5 29 (6.65%) SAN
6 28 (6.42%) ATM
6 28 (6.42%) LDAP
7 23 (5.28%) Kerberos
8 19 (4.36%) Skype
9 18 (4.13%) PBX
9 18 (4.13%) PSTN
10 17 (3.90%) VPN
11 15 (3.44%) LAN
12 14 (3.21%) VoIP
12 14 (3.21%) WAN
13 10 (2.29%) Network Security
14 9 (2.06%) IPv6
14 9 (2.06%) Wireless
15 8 (1.83%) HTTP
15 8 (1.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.01%) MySQL
2 32 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.15%) Big Data
6 5 (1.15%) Redis
6 5 (1.15%) SQLite
7 4 (0.92%) OLAP
8 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.65%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.98%) Subversion
5 9 (2.06%) JIRA
6 8 (1.83%) JUnit
6 8 (1.83%) Selenium
7 7 (1.61%) Ant
7 7 (1.61%) Maven
7 7 (1.61%) WATIR
8 5 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.92%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.92%) TestRail
10 3 (0.69%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.69%) Trac
11 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 39 (8.94%) Finance
2 21 (4.82%) Aerospace
3 18 (4.13%) Electronics
4 15 (3.44%) Marketing
4 15 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.06%) Military
7 7 (1.61%) Legal
8 6 (1.38%) Automotive
9 4 (0.92%) French Language
10 3 (0.69%) Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Avionics
11 2 (0.46%) Retail
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.96%) Web Services
2 12 (2.75%) LAMP
3 8 (1.83%) Middleware
4 4 (0.92%) .NET
4 4 (0.92%) Java EE
5 3 (0.69%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.69%) Node.js
5 3 (0.69%) Qt
5 3 (0.69%) REST
5 3 (0.69%) Spring
6 2 (0.46%) CSS
6 2 (0.46%) HTML
6 2 (0.46%) JSON
6 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.46%) SOAP
6 2 (0.46%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.23%) JMS
7 1 (0.23%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.50%) PKI
3 22 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.52%) Replication
6 7 (1.61%) Clustering
6 7 (1.61%) VHDL
7 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.15%) EFT
8 5 (1.15%) User Experience
9 4 (0.92%) e-Health
9 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.92%) Tandem
10 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 151 (34.63%) Linux
2 146 (33.49%) Windows
3 80 (18.35%) Windows Server
4 73 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (13.53%) Unix
6 36 (8.26%) CentOS
7 31 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.73%) Mac OS X
9 24 (5.50%) Ubuntu
10 21 (4.82%) AIX
11 15 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.98%) Windows 10
14 12 (2.75%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.38%) Debian
16 4 (0.92%) VMS
17 3 (0.69%) Android
17 3 (0.69%) SUSE
18 1 (0.23%) Solaris
18 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.22%) ITIL
2 56 (12.84%) DevOps
3 50 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (9.40%) Software Engineering
5 35 (8.03%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 32 (7.34%) Identity Management
7 31 (7.11%) SOA
8 30 (6.88%) Patch Management
9 29 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.50%) Use Case
11 23 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (5.28%) UML
11 23 (5.28%) Validation
12 22 (5.05%) Mentoring
12 22 (5.05%) Service Management
12 22 (5.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 21 (4.82%) Test Planning
14 20 (4.59%) Business Transformation
15 19 (4.36%) Automated Testing
16 17 (3.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.28%) Python
2 55 (12.61%) SQL
3 42 (9.63%) Java
4 41 (9.40%) PowerShell
5 39 (8.94%) C
6 37 (8.49%) Bash Shell
6 37 (8.49%) Perl
7 33 (7.57%) C++
8 21 (4.82%) Ruby
9 14 (3.21%) C#
10 12 (2.75%) PHP
11 9 (2.06%) Ada
12 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.38%) VB
13 4 (0.92%) Embedded C++
13 4 (0.92%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) Tcl
14 3 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (18.81%) Degree
2 54 (12.39%) Security Cleared
3 48 (11.01%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.52%) CCNA
6 11 (2.52%) MCSE
7 8 (1.83%) MCSA
8 7 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (1.61%) MCITP
9 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.69%) CCNP
10 3 (0.69%) MCP
10 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.46%) CEH
11 2 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.46%) GCIA
11 2 (0.46%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.46%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.46%) MISRA
3 2 (0.46%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (21.79%) Active Directory
2 72 (16.51%) Hyper-V
3 37 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.73%) Docker
5 17 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (2.06%) KVM
7 8 (1.83%) Firmware
7 8 (1.83%) vSphere
8 7 (1.61%) Varnish
8 7 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.38%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.15%) Xen
10 5 (1.15%) XenApp
11 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.46%) NFS
12 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.23%) Squid
13 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (9.40%) Puppet
2 29 (6.65%) SCOM
3 26 (5.96%) Ansible
4 23 (5.28%) SCCM
5 19 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.98%) Nagios
7 7 (1.61%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.92%) OpenView
8 4 (0.92%) Salt
8 4 (0.92%) SmoothWall
8 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.69%) FreeIPA
9 3 (0.69%) OPNET
9 3 (0.69%) WSUS
10 2 (0.46%) Grafana
10 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.23%) Munin
11 1 (0.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 90 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.74%) VMware
3 33 (7.57%) Red Hat
4 31 (7.11%) IBM
5 23 (5.28%) SolarWinds
6 22 (5.05%) HP
7 18 (4.13%) Cisco
8 17 (3.90%) LANDesk
9 11 (2.52%) Apple
9 11 (2.52%) Citrix
9 11 (2.52%) EMC
10 7 (1.61%) Dell
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle
11 6 (1.38%) Google
11 6 (1.38%) SAP
12 5 (1.15%) CA
12 5 (1.15%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.15%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.92%) BMC
13 4 (0.92%) Dynatrace
South East
Stepstone UK
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 12 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 22 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, medical, paid overtime
Posted: 23 days ago