The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 942 933
Rank change year-on-year +95 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Engineer 17 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.007% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 13
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £37,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +40.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Engineer in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Top 11 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +98 16 £40,000 +23.07% 1
London +81 9 £37,500 +19.04%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 -
East of England - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +52 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South East - 2 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 -
Scotland - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (86.49%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) DevOps
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 20 (54.05%) Unix
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) Finance
5 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
7 16 (43.24%) Sybase
7 16 (43.24%) Oracle
7 16 (43.24%) SSL
7 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) TDD
7 16 (43.24%) Banking
7 16 (43.24%) Data Management
7 16 (43.24%) Investment Banking
7 16 (43.24%) Fintech
7 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (40.54%) Parallel Computing
8 15 (40.54%) Kerberos
9 12 (32.43%) Equities
10 10 (27.03%) Grid Computing
10 10 (27.03%) Puppet
10 10 (27.03%) Release Management
11 8 (21.62%) Python
12 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
13 6 (16.22%) CentOS
13 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (16.22%) Docker
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SSL
2 15 (40.54%) Kerberos
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) PPP
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.41%) HSRP
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
2 16 (43.24%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (43.24%) Fintech
2 12 (32.43%) Equities
3 10 (27.03%) Grid Computing
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Unix
4 6 (16.22%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Android
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) DevOps
2 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Data Management
3 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) Parallel Computing
5 10 (27.03%) Release Management
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.41%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CEH
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) GCIA
2 2 (5.41%) PhD
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) pfSense
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) Samba
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Ansible
2 5 (13.51%) Grafana
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Munin
3 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Cacti
4 2 (5.41%) Nagios
4 2 (5.41%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) Consul
5 1 (2.70%) Graylog
5 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.70%) Mesos
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
1 16 (43.24%) Sybase
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (5.41%) Reuters
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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