The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 131 169
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 79 122 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.52% 2.12% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.19% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 72 83 68
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56%  

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 5013 5569 5978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.31% 96.80% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4181 4655 4905
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 the South West

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

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +15 26 £46,250 -13.55% 5
Bristol 0 18 £40,000 -8.57%
Wiltshire +14 13 £23,500 -31.38% 2
Somerset -6 8 £51,250 +48.55%
Dorset -11 7 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Devon -7 5 £30,525 +9.01% 1
Cornwall -16 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 97 (54.80%) Security Cleared
2 68 (38.42%) Degree
3 65 (36.72%) C
4 54 (30.51%) Windows
5 49 (27.68%) Linux
6 48 (27.12%) VMware
7 43 (24.29%) MODAF
8 40 (22.60%) Python
9 38 (21.47%) Windows Server
10 37 (20.90%) Rational DOORS
11 36 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (19.77%) DV Cleared
13 34 (19.21%) UML
14 32 (18.08%) Perl
14 32 (18.08%) SC Cleared
15 31 (17.51%) Software Engineering
16 30 (16.95%) Requirements Management
17 29 (16.38%) ITIL
17 29 (16.38%) Management Information System
17 29 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (15.82%) Active Directory
18 28 (15.82%) MySQL
18 28 (15.82%) SysML
19 27 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (15.25%) Bash Shell
20 26 (14.69%) Puppet
21 25 (14.12%) Business Development
21 25 (14.12%) TOGAF
21 25 (14.12%) Configuration Management
22 24 (13.56%) C++

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 5 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.69%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.56%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) OpenShift
1 16 (9.04%) PaaS
2 8 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.69%) Office 365
4 2 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) Internet
2 17 (9.60%) VoIP
3 12 (6.78%) Firewall
4 11 (6.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.95%) LAN
5 7 (3.95%) SAN
6 6 (3.39%) DASS2
6 6 (3.39%) DPNSS
6 6 (3.39%) PBX
6 6 (3.39%) TETRA
7 5 (2.82%) DHCP
7 5 (2.82%) DNS
7 5 (2.82%) LTE
8 4 (2.26%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.26%) Network Security
8 4 (2.26%) SNMP
8 4 (2.26%) SSL
9 3 (1.69%) HTTP
9 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) MySQL
2 15 (8.47%) Big Data
3 8 (4.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.26%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.90%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (7.34%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.56%) Ant
3 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (11.30%) Marketing
2 19 (10.73%) Military
3 8 (4.52%) Finance
3 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.95%) Local Government
5 5 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.69%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Games
8 2 (1.13%) Avionics
8 2 (1.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) J2EE
1 11 (6.21%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) EJB
2 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
2 3 (1.69%) Spring
3 2 (1.13%) LAMP
4 1 (0.56%) CAdES
4 1 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) PAdES
4 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.56%) XAdES
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (16.38%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (3.95%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.26%) e-Health
7 3 (1.69%) Clustering
7 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.69%) iPhone
8 2 (1.13%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.13%) VHDL
9 1 (0.56%) CPLD
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.51%) Windows
2 49 (27.68%) Linux
3 38 (21.47%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.47%) Unix
6 11 (6.21%) Android
7 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.26%) CentOS
11 4 (2.26%) Debian
11 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.29%) MODAF
2 36 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.21%) UML
4 31 (17.51%) Software Engineering
5 30 (16.95%) Requirements Management
6 29 (16.38%) ITIL
7 28 (15.82%) SysML
8 25 (14.12%) Business Development
8 25 (14.12%) Configuration Management
8 25 (14.12%) TOGAF
9 24 (13.56%) Mathematics
10 22 (12.43%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (10.73%) Line Management
11 19 (10.73%) Physics
11 19 (10.73%) Test Strategy
12 18 (10.17%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (10.17%) Project Management
13 16 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.47%) Validation
15 11 (6.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.72%) C
2 40 (22.60%) Python
3 32 (18.08%) Perl
4 27 (15.25%) Bash Shell
5 24 (13.56%) C++
6 21 (11.86%) Java
7 15 (8.47%) SQL
8 10 (5.65%) VB
9 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.69%) C#
10 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (54.80%) Security Cleared
2 68 (38.42%) Degree
3 35 (19.77%) DV Cleared
4 32 (18.08%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.21%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.26%) CCNA
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.26%) MCSA
7 4 (2.26%) MCSE
7 4 (2.26%) PhD
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) MCTS
9 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) Def Stans
1 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.69%) QA
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) ARP4754
2 2 (1.13%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.13%) DO-254
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) DO-160
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (15.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.86%) Docker
4 16 (9.04%) Dovecot
4 16 (9.04%) Postfix
5 14 (7.91%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.78%) vSphere
7 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) Ceph
9 1 (0.56%) iptables
9 1 (0.56%) Snort
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (14.69%) Puppet
2 13 (7.34%) SCOM
3 11 (6.21%) SCCM
4 6 (3.39%) Nagios
5 5 (2.82%) OpenView
6 4 (2.26%) Ansible
6 4 (2.26%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (2.26%) WSUS
7 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.56%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.56%) Grafana
9 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) VMware
2 18 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.91%) Cisco
5 13 (7.34%) HP
6 7 (3.95%) Juniper
7 6 (3.39%) Citrix
7 6 (3.39%) Nortel
7 6 (3.39%) Siemens
8 5 (2.82%) BMC
8 5 (2.82%) Dell
9 4 (2.26%) CA
9 4 (2.26%) Compuware
9 4 (2.26%) Dynatrace
9 4 (2.26%) Google
9 4 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.26%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
11 1 (0.56%) Sage
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Cavendish Maine
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago