Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £37,375 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 112 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.44% 1.02% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.04% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 23
South Wales median annual salary £37,375 £33,000 £34,789
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.26% -5.14% +2.32%
10th Percentile £33,875 £22,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £43,500 £41,750 £46,750
Wales median annual salary £34,750 £31,000 £34,789
% change year-on-year +12.10% -10.89% +2.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,333 1,931 2,270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 98.42% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 1,737 1,978
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,170 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,250 £52,750
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 4 £34,750 +5.30% 4
Newport +3 1 £40,000 - 2
Systems Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft