The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 901 968
Rank change year-on-year +39 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Engineer 8 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.013% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 18
Median salary £42,000 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £16,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -48.88%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Engineer in the UK

Junior Systems Engineer
Top 12 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 23 June 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 +49 8 £42,000 +52.72% 4
London +17 5 £50,000 - 4
South East +54 2 £21,500 +30.30%
City of London - 2 £50,000 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £23,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £20,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £42,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £23,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
York - 1 £42,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Python
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Ansible
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (28.00%) Puppet
5 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.00%) Grafana
6 5 (20.00%) Docker
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (20.00%) Big Data
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) CentOS
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) Jenkins

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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) PPP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) HSRP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Redis
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Equities
3 3 (12.00%) Fintech
3 3 (12.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Microservices
3 3 (12.00%) Parallel Computing
3 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CEH
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.00%) GCIA
2 2 (8.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) pfSense
3 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Ansible
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Grafana
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Munin
3 3 (12.00%) Salt
3 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.00%) Cacti
5 1 (4.00%) Consul
5 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.00%) Mesos
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (8.00%) Reuters
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) New Relic
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £17000 per annum
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