The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 412 385 421
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 31 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 26
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £32,350 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Berkshire -4 10 £54,000 +17.39% 4
Surrey -15 7 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex - 5 £39,000 - 1
Hampshire -17 3 £31,000 -22.50%
Kent -4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex -6 2 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 £36,000 -28.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £31,500 -42.72% 2
Senior Systems Engineer
England

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 24 (34.29%) VMware
4 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (22.86%) Apache
6 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
7 12 (17.14%) IIS
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
8 11 (15.71%) Degree
8 11 (15.71%) Ruby
9 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (14.29%) vSphere
9 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.29%) Python
9 10 (14.29%) Finance
9 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 9 (12.86%) JBoss
10 9 (12.86%) Java
10 9 (12.86%) Perl
10 9 (12.86%) UNIX
10 9 (12.86%) RHCE
11 8 (11.43%) DNS
11 8 (11.43%) Cisco
11 8 (11.43%) SQL
11 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.43%) Electronics
12 7 (10.00%) Military
12 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (10.00%) Citrix

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (22.86%) Apache
2 12 (17.14%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) Lync
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.43%) SAS
7 1 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Simulink
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) SAN
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
4 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) LDAP
5 5 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.71%) NAS
6 4 (5.71%) Network Security
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) VLAN
8 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.43%) BGP
9 1 (1.43%) MPLS
9 1 (1.43%) OSPF
9 1 (1.43%) Internet
9 1 (1.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) VLDB
4 1 (1.43%) OLTP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (4.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) dbdeploy
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Electronics
3 7 (10.00%) Military
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Firmware
2 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.29%) Physics
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.43%) Kindle
4 1 (1.43%) CPLD
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 9 (12.86%) UNIX
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Solaris
6 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.29%) CentOS
9 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.86%) Android
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.71%) Validation
5 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL
6 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.43%) BCP
7 1 (1.43%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.43%) ITSM
7 1 (1.43%) Security Management
7 1 (1.43%) Change Management
7 1 (1.43%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.43%) CRM
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.43%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.71%) Ruby
3 10 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) Perl
5 8 (11.43%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) AWK
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) RHCE
3 3 (4.29%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CCIP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Nagios
2 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.86%) Opsview
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.43%) MOM
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) VMware
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.86%) JBoss
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco
6 7 (10.00%) Citrix
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle
8 5 (7.14%) NetApp
8 5 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
10 3 (4.29%) Veritas
10 3 (4.29%) MathWorks
10 3 (4.29%) EMC
10 3 (4.29%) Juniper
11 2 (2.86%) F5
11 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 2 (2.86%) Sun
11 2 (2.86%) McAfee
12 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
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