The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead System Engineer
Rank 843 926 950
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 34 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.031% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 17
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Lead Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Systems Engineer in the job title.

Lead Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +75 34 £54,000 +8.00% 5
South East +69 15 £46,500 -10.14% 3
Hampshire +7 12 £53,000 -0.93% 3
London +76 11 £61,500 -23.12% 2
Fareham - 6 - - 2
Farnborough - 6 £53,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £54,000 -
South West - 4 £54,000 -
Surrey - 3 £46,500 -
Staines - 3 £46,500 -
East Midlands +1 2 £42,500 +14.86%
North West - 2 £43,250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester - 2 £43,250 -
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Lead 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 Lead Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (55.32%) ITIL
3 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
4 17 (36.17%) VMware
4 17 (36.17%) Windows
5 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Validation
6 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
6 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
7 11 (23.40%) C
7 11 (23.40%) UML
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (19.15%) LAN
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) Office 365
10 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
10 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.02%) WAN
10 8 (17.02%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (17.02%) OO
10 8 (17.02%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) Data Management
11 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.15%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) LAN
2 8 (17.02%) WAN
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) ATM
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) Sensu
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.13%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.13%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Chemistry
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) Validation
3 11 (23.40%) UML
4 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (17.02%) Data Management
5 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.02%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Service Design
7 6 (12.77%) SOA
7 6 (12.77%) Use Case
8 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.51%) Service Management
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) C
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) MCSA
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.26%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
8 1 (2.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (14.89%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.77%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.13%) Xen
6 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) collectd
1 2 (4.26%) Graphite
1 2 (4.26%) OpenNMS
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Cacti
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Dell Compellent
3 7 (14.89%) EMC
4 6 (12.77%) EqualLogic
4 6 (12.77%) HP
4 6 (12.77%) NetApp
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Intel
6 1 (2.13%) IronPort
6 1 (2.13%) Polycom
6 1 (2.13%) Siemens
6 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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