Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 159
Rank change year-on-year +4 +48 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 46 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 1.73% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.79% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 15
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +38.46% -19.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,875 £49,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +16.46% +4.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2003 2343 2612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.26% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 2144 2292
West Sussex median annual salary £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in West Sussex

Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Systems Engineer in West Sussex

Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Engineer in West Sussex

Systems Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Crawley +28 30 £55,000 +22.22%
Horsham - 9 £30,000 -
Gatwick +13 3 £60,000 +26.32%
East Grinstead - 3 £45,000 -
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Sussex region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) DevOps
3 16 (34.78%) Degree
4 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
4 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 14 (30.43%) Release Management
6 12 (26.09%) Unix
7 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (23.91%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (21.74%) Network Design
9 9 (19.57%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (19.57%) Amazon S3
9 9 (19.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) VMware
10 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
12 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
13 5 (10.87%) Games
13 5 (10.87%) QA
13 5 (10.87%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) Ansible
14 4 (8.70%) Vagrant

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (6.52%) EPiServer
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (19.57%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (19.57%) Amazon S3
3 9 (19.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.87%) Games
4 3 (6.52%) Avionics
5 2 (4.35%) Finance
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) DevOps
2 14 (30.43%) Release Management
3 11 (23.91%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (21.74%) Network Design
5 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) VC++
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Avaya
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat