Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Junior System Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 1195 1250
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Engineer 25 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 32
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +28.71% +1.00%
10th Percentile £20,100 £20,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £21,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year +5.75% -9.38% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Junior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Systems Engineer in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Systems Engineer in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Systems Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Engineer in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England +22 24 £30,000 -14.29% 3
UK excluding London +42 18 £23,000 +5.75% 2
South East +38 10 £22,000 +33.33% 2
London -6 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North of England +11 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire - 3 £36,000 -
Midlands +22 2 £22,500 -10.00%
East of England +8 2 £30,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
North East - 1 £27,000 -

Junior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Junior 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 featuring Junior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 6 (24.00%) Docker
4 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.00%) Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Information Management
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) PaaS
7 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
7 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (12.00%) Puppet

Junior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
5 1 (4.00%) Debian
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Information Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Online Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) HOOD
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.00%) Marathon
4 1 (4.00%) Mesos
4 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Altiris
3 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Reuters
3 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.00%) VMware