Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 128 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 32 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.00% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.61% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 22
South Wales median annual salary £42,250 £35,000 £34,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.71% +1.82% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £48,000
Wales median annual salary £42,250 £35,000 £34,375
% change year-on-year +20.71% +1.82% +4.17%

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 1557 2297 2366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.50% 98.37% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1999 2028
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.96% +5.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,779
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.96% +5.08%

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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Newport +10 9 £42,500 +8.97%
Cardiff +10 8 £25,000 -32.43% 1
Caerphilly - 3 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Military
4 9 (28.13%) Validation
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) V-Model
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Firewall
7 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) SysML
8 5 (15.63%) Wireshark
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
9 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (12.50%) VoIP
9 4 (12.50%) WAN
9 4 (12.50%) LAN
9 4 (12.50%) MySQL
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) Java
10 3 (9.38%) PBX
10 3 (9.38%) Unix
10 3 (9.38%) DHCP
10 3 (9.38%) Active Directory

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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) Wireshark
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) VoIP
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) PBX
4 3 (9.38%) RTP
5 2 (6.25%) BGP
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.25%) IGRP
5 2 (6.25%) OSPF
5 2 (6.25%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (31.25%) Military
2 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Debian
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Validation
2 8 (25.00%) V-Model
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) SysML
4 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Information Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C++
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) CCNP
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) Acme Packet
4 3 (9.38%) Brocade
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Acronis
6 1 (3.13%) arcserve
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam