The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

System Engineer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 93 83
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 20 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.38% 0.084% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 0.085% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 15
Median salary £38,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 - £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 812 1178 1162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.78% 98.58% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 702 1013 1019
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Newport - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff +6 4 £24,500 -
Caerphilly - 3 - -
Systems Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Wales region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (24.14%) VoIP
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
7 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
7 5 (17.24%) SysML
7 5 (17.24%) CentOS
7 5 (17.24%) vSphere
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Debian
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 4 (13.79%) RTP
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.79%) MPLS
8 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) VoIP
2 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) MPLS
4 4 (13.79%) PBX
4 4 (13.79%) RTP
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (10.34%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) Debian
4 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Gentoo
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) SysML
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Use Case
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Information Management
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) V-Model
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) RHCE
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Acme Packet
5 4 (13.79%) Brocade
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Acronis
7 1 (3.45%) arcserve
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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