The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.25% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.83% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 16
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 549 712 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.69% 98.07% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 503 669 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Southampton region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) MCSA
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Telnet
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 2 (20.00%) French Language
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Fedora
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSA
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) RHCE
4 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Postfix
3 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FreeIPA
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
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