Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 146 192
Rank change year-on-year -39 +46 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 167 258 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 2.31% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.38% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 154 192 166
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,475 £52,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +2.41%

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10211 10826 11765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.03% 97.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8530 9101 9831
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the South West

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in the South West

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in the South West

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -4 54 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Gloucestershire -24 46 £47,500 - 5
Wiltshire +1 22 £24,250 +3.19% 1
Dorset -14 18 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Somerset -1 14 £47,500 +79.25%
Devon -1 11 £32,763 +17.01%
Cornwall -26 2 £43,750 +20.69%
Systems Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (45.51%) Security Cleared
2 59 (35.33%) Degree
2 59 (35.33%) Linux
3 54 (32.34%) C
4 45 (26.95%) Windows
5 40 (23.95%) VMware
6 35 (20.96%) Puppet
6 35 (20.96%) Rational DOORS
7 31 (18.56%) SC Cleared
7 31 (18.56%) Marketing
7 31 (18.56%) Python
8 30 (17.96%) MODAF
8 30 (17.96%) Windows Server
9 29 (17.37%) Bash Shell
10 27 (16.17%) Requirements Management
10 27 (16.17%) UML
10 27 (16.17%) Docker
11 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
11 26 (15.57%) DV Cleared
12 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
13 24 (14.37%) Business Development
14 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (13.77%) Electronics
14 23 (13.77%) Perl
14 23 (13.77%) Ansible
15 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
16 21 (12.57%) Project Management
17 20 (11.98%) Validation
17 20 (11.98%) Programme Management
18 19 (11.38%) Finance

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (5.39%) Apache
2 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.59%) IIS
4 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.40%) nginx
5 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.20%) Confluence
6 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) OpenShift
2 8 (4.79%) PaaS
3 5 (2.99%) Office 365
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Firewall
2 13 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.19%) VoIP
4 9 (5.39%) DASS2
4 9 (5.39%) DHCP
4 9 (5.39%) DNS
4 9 (5.39%) DPNSS
4 9 (5.39%) PBX
4 9 (5.39%) TETRA
5 8 (4.79%) Internet
6 7 (4.19%) SAN
7 3 (1.80%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.80%) LAN
7 3 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.80%) SSH
8 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.20%) IPv4
8 2 (1.20%) IPv6
8 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.20%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) MySQL
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.19%) Big Data
5 4 (2.40%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) Flink
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (20.96%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Ant
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.60%) FishEye
5 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 31 (18.56%) Marketing
2 23 (13.77%) Electronics
3 19 (11.38%) Finance
4 16 (9.58%) Manufacturing
4 16 (9.58%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.19%) Military
6 4 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.40%) Local Government
7 2 (1.20%) Avionics
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) LAMP
1 4 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (1.80%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) J2EE
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.60%) Kafka
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.39%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.40%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.40%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (1.80%) Clustering
6 3 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.80%) SCADA
7 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.20%) VHDL
8 1 (0.60%) CPLD
8 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.33%) Linux
2 45 (26.95%) Windows
3 30 (17.96%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.78%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.99%) CentOS
6 10 (5.99%) Unix
7 9 (5.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.19%) Debian
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) Android
10 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) MODAF
2 27 (16.17%) Requirements Management
2 27 (16.17%) UML
3 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
4 24 (14.37%) Business Development
5 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.57%) Project Management
7 20 (11.98%) Programme Management
7 20 (11.98%) Validation
8 19 (11.38%) Change Management
9 18 (10.78%) ITIL
10 17 (10.18%) SysML
11 16 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.58%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (8.98%) Line Management
12 15 (8.98%) TOGAF
13 14 (8.38%) Mathematics
13 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.34%) C
2 31 (18.56%) Python
3 29 (17.37%) Bash Shell
4 23 (13.77%) Perl
5 16 (9.58%) SQL
6 11 (6.59%) C++
7 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.59%) Java
9 2 (1.20%) C#
9 2 (1.20%) Groovy
9 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (45.51%) Security Cleared
2 59 (35.33%) Degree
3 31 (18.56%) SC Cleared
4 26 (15.57%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.59%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.59%) MCSA
8 4 (2.40%) MCSE
8 4 (2.40%) PhD
9 3 (1.80%) MCITP
10 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.60%) HNC
11 1 (0.60%) MCP
11 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) DO-160
4 1 (0.60%) DO-254
4 1 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (16.17%) Docker
2 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (8.98%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.78%) Dovecot
5 13 (7.78%) Postfix
6 4 (2.40%) Ceph
6 4 (2.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.60%) Snort
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (20.96%) Puppet
2 23 (13.77%) Ansible
3 9 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.79%) SCOM
5 7 (4.19%) SCCM
6 6 (3.59%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.59%) Salt
7 5 (2.99%) WSUS
8 4 (2.40%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.80%) Cacti
9 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.20%) Nagios
10 2 (1.20%) Nessus
10 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.60%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) VMware
2 18 (10.78%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.58%) SAP
4 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.59%) Cisco
6 10 (5.99%) HP
7 9 (5.39%) Nortel
7 9 (5.39%) Siemens
8 6 (3.59%) Dell
9 4 (2.40%) Scality
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix
10 3 (1.80%) Google
10 3 (1.80%) Juniper
11 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.20%) IBM
11 2 (1.20%) McAfee
11 2 (1.20%) NetScout
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle
11 2 (1.20%) Veeam
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Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: Up to 60,000 plus benefits
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 plus Benefits
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Posted: 10 days ago
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ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Rolls-Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
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