Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 72 111
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.95% 3.10% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 3.20% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 9
Southampton median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +16.92% -45.83%
10th Percentile £31,800 £32,500 £27,550
90th Percentile £44,100 £52,500 £33,750
Hampshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +15.85% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1422 1314 1364
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.12% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1172 1218
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £22,675
90th Percentile £59,100 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 24 November 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 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) MCSA
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) High Availability
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) MCP
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (28.57%) RHCE
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) SMTP
2 3 (21.43%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Telnet
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
1 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Postfix
2 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) Isilon
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft