The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 551 523 552
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 72 104 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 72
Average salary £52,500 £50,875 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41779 43294 45773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.00% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35556 35987 39555
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Trend in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 18 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Sidcup -5 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Stanmore - 2 - -
Senior Systems Engineer
England

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 98 (62.42%) Windows
2 97 (61.78%) VMware
3 69 (43.95%) Linux
4 67 (42.68%) SAN
5 51 (32.48%) Active Directory
6 49 (31.21%) Finance
7 42 (26.75%) Citrix
8 38 (24.20%) DNS
9 36 (22.93%) Firewall
10 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
10 33 (21.02%) MS Exchange
10 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (19.75%) Perl
13 26 (16.56%) Cisco
13 26 (16.56%) HP
13 26 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (15.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (14.65%) ITIL
16 23 (14.65%) Degree
16 23 (14.65%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
18 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
18 21 (13.38%) WAN
18 21 (13.38%) XenApp
19 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (12.10%) Red Hat

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
6 12 (7.64%) JBoss
7 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
8 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (5.10%) IIS
10 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.27%) Apache
13 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.64%) nginx
13 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 4 (2.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.64%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 67 (42.68%) SAN
2 38 (24.20%) DNS
3 36 (22.93%) Firewall
4 21 (13.38%) WAN
5 19 (12.10%) DHCP
6 17 (10.83%) LAN
6 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.55%) VPN
7 15 (9.55%) iSCSI
8 13 (8.28%) Wireless
9 11 (7.01%) SSH
9 11 (7.01%) SNMP
10 9 (5.73%) Network Security
11 8 (5.10%) NAS
11 8 (5.10%) LDAP
12 7 (4.46%) BGP
13 6 (3.82%) EIGRP
13 6 (3.82%) SSL
13 6 (3.82%) NetScaler
13 6 (3.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.01%) MySQL
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Redis
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.55%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.55%) Bazaar
3 4 (2.55%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 49 (31.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Advertising
4 5 (3.18%) Games
5 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) Web Services
2 8 (5.10%) XML
3 4 (2.55%) .NET
3 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.55%) CSS
3 4 (2.55%) JSON
3 4 (2.55%) WCF
3 4 (2.55%) jQuery
4 3 (1.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.91%) WSH
5 1 (0.64%) WSDL
5 1 (0.64%) JMS
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.37%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) Derivative
4 6 (3.82%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.18%) Clustering
6 4 (2.55%) GIS
6 4 (2.55%) Open Source
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.64%) DTV
9 1 (0.64%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 98 (62.42%) Windows
2 69 (43.95%) Linux
3 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.01%) UNIX
7 11 (7.01%) CentOS
8 10 (6.37%) Ubuntu
9 9 (5.73%) Debian
10 8 (5.10%) Solaris
11 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.65%) ITIL
2 16 (10.19%) E-Commerce
2 16 (10.19%) DevOps
3 13 (8.28%) Configuration Management
4 12 (7.64%) Use Case
5 11 (7.01%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.37%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.10%) Validation
9 7 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.46%) Project Management
9 7 (4.46%) Low Latency
9 7 (4.46%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 6 (3.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.18%) SysML
11 5 (3.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.18%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.18%) UML
11 5 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) Perl
2 16 (10.19%) Python
3 15 (9.55%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.01%) SQL
6 9 (5.73%) C
6 9 (5.73%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.73%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.10%) Java
8 6 (3.82%) VBScript
8 6 (3.82%) Ruby
9 4 (2.55%) Haskell
9 4 (2.55%) Erlang
9 4 (2.55%) OCaml
9 4 (2.55%) Lisp
9 4 (2.55%) C#
9 4 (2.55%) Scala
10 3 (1.91%) VB
11 2 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Degree
2 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.55%) MCSE
4 10 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.46%) MCITP
6 7 (4.46%) CCNP
6 7 (4.46%) CCNA
7 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.82%) MCTS
8 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.55%) MCP
8 4 (2.55%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.91%) MCSA
9 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CCIE
10 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (32.48%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
3 21 (13.38%) XenApp
4 18 (11.46%) VMware ESX
5 13 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.01%) vSphere
7 9 (5.73%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.73%) MetaFrame
8 5 (3.18%) Xen
8 5 (3.18%) vCloud
8 5 (3.18%) LXC
9 4 (2.55%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.91%) KVM
10 3 (1.91%) XenServer
11 2 (1.27%) Samba
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.64%) Docker
12 1 (0.64%) NFS
12 1 (0.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (14.65%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (10.83%) Nagios
3 16 (10.19%) Puppet
4 12 (7.64%) SCCM
5 8 (5.10%) WSUS
6 7 (4.46%) CFEngine
6 7 (4.46%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (2.55%) Ansible
8 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.55%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.64%) WMI
9 1 (0.64%) Munin
9 1 (0.64%) SCOM
9 1 (0.64%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (61.78%) VMware
2 42 (26.75%) Citrix
3 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.56%) HP
4 26 (16.56%) Cisco
5 19 (12.10%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.64%) NetApp
7 9 (5.73%) Symantec
8 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.82%) Oracle
10 5 (3.18%) Dell
10 5 (3.18%) Sun
10 5 (3.18%) Juniper
11 4 (2.55%) EMC
11 4 (2.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.55%) PlateSpin
11 4 (2.55%) Veeam
12 3 (1.91%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.91%) Reuters
12 3 (1.91%) Apple
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