Systems Engineer Jobs in the South West

System Engineer
England > South West

The median System Engineer salary in the South West is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 15 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 112 149
Rank change year-on-year +82 +37 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 587 163 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.85% 2.56% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 2.85% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 413 88 50
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £33,913
25th Percentile £48,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,750 £47,750
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +12.57% +11.31%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £57,014
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South West. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,643 5,723 8,897
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 89.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,991 3,824 5,371
10th Percentile £28,125 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,199 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,900 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.83% - +9.09%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 15 July 2024.

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 15 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +100 259 £57,000 +14.00% 29
Devon +46 102 £65,000 +132.14% 4
Gloucestershire +11 87 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Somerset +33 59 £60,000 - 6
Dorset -1 49 £45,000 -47.06% 4
Wiltshire +6 31 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2024, Systems Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 197 (33.56%) Systems Engineering
2 155 (26.41%) Security Cleared
3 108 (18.40%) Aerospace
4 75 (12.78%) Degree
5 65 (11.07%) SC Cleared
6 63 (10.73%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 63 (10.73%) Social Skills
7 62 (10.56%) Validation
8 52 (8.86%) Agile
8 52 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 47 (8.01%) Linux
10 41 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
11 39 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (6.47%) Verification and Validation
13 33 (5.62%) Military
14 30 (5.11%) Manufacturing
15 27 (4.60%) Python
15 27 (4.60%) Physics
15 27 (4.60%) Computer Science
16 25 (4.26%) Configuration Management
17 21 (3.58%) Bash
18 20 (3.41%) SysML
19 19 (3.24%) Electronics
19 19 (3.24%) Requirements Gathering
20 17 (2.90%) MATLAB
20 17 (2.90%) VMware
20 17 (2.90%) Cybersecurity
20 17 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (2.73%) Mathematics
21 16 (2.73%) Analytical Skills

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Exchange
2 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (2.56%) Simulink
2 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.34%) iTrent
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.70%) AWS
2 8 (1.36%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (1.19%) Azure
4 3 (0.51%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.39%) VSAN
2 6 (1.02%) Ethernet
2 6 (1.02%) RS-232
3 5 (0.85%) Software-Defined Radio
4 4 (0.68%) RTP
4 4 (0.68%) VLAN
5 3 (0.51%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 41 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.21%) LabVIEW
3 12 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (1.36%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (0.34%) JIRA
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (18.40%) Aerospace
2 63 (10.73%) Social Skills
3 33 (5.62%) Military
4 30 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.24%) Electronics
6 16 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.73%) Finance
7 15 (2.56%) Retail
8 7 (1.19%) Automotive
9 5 (0.85%) Games
9 5 (0.85%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.68%) French Language
10 4 (0.68%) Health Technology
10 4 (0.68%) Tech for Good
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.34%) Aviation
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.85%) Middleware
2 4 (0.68%) LAMP
2 4 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (0.68%) XMPP
3 2 (0.34%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.21%) Robotics
3 12 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 10 (1.70%) CCTV
5 9 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (1.19%) FPGA
6 7 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.02%) Analogue Electronics
7 6 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.68%) PMI
9 3 (0.51%) IoT
10 2 (0.34%) 3D Printing
10 2 (0.34%) BYOD
10 2 (0.34%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.17%) NHS
11 1 (0.17%) PKI
11 1 (0.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.01%) Linux
2 12 (2.04%) Debian
3 10 (1.70%) Windows
4 8 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (33.56%) Systems Engineering
2 63 (10.73%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 62 (10.56%) Validation
4 52 (8.86%) Agile
5 39 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (6.47%) Verification and Validation
7 27 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 27 (4.60%) Physics
8 25 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 20 (3.41%) SysML
10 19 (3.24%) Requirements Gathering
11 17 (2.90%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (2.73%) Mathematics
12 16 (2.73%) Project Management
12 16 (2.73%) Technical Leadership
13 14 (2.39%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.21%) Coaching
15 12 (2.04%) ArchiMate
15 12 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (2.04%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.60%) Python
2 21 (3.58%) Bash
3 17 (2.90%) MATLAB
4 16 (2.73%) C
5 15 (2.56%) C++
6 7 (1.19%) SQL
7 5 (0.85%) C#
8 3 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 155 (26.41%) Security Cleared
2 75 (12.78%) Degree
3 65 (11.07%) SC Cleared
4 52 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.51%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.70%) IEC 61508
2 8 (1.36%) PMO
3 7 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.02%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.34%) ECSS
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) HAZOP
System Software
1 17 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.39%) vSphere
3 11 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.53%) Firmware
5 7 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.68%) Docker
6 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (2.39%) Ansible
1 14 (2.39%) Puppet
1 14 (2.39%) vCenter Server
2 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.68%) Podman
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 17 (2.90%) VMware
2 16 (2.73%) IBM
3 13 (2.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.21%) Oracle
4 10 (1.70%) EMC
5 6 (1.02%) QinetiQ
5 6 (1.02%) Sparx
6 4 (0.68%) Rockwell
7 3 (0.51%) Riverbed
7 3 (0.51%) Thales
8 2 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Allen-Bradley