The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead System Engineer
Rank 896 924 917
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 38 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.025% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 17
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,800 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.39%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
England +12 38 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East Midlands +13 14 £38,345 -10.82%
Derby - 12 £37,000 -
Derbyshire - 12 £37,000 -
London +10 10 £80,000 +56.09% 1
Dorset +7 7 £42,500 -
Bournemouth +5 7 £42,500 -
South West 0 7 £42,500 -
South East +13 4 £53,500 +12.63% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £53,500 -20.74% 1
Leeds - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Kettering - 2 £44,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £44,000 -
Brentford - 1 £47,500 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) Windows
3 21 (29.58%) DNS
3 21 (29.58%) VMware
4 20 (28.17%) High Availability
5 18 (25.35%) Mentoring
6 17 (23.94%) Finance
6 17 (23.94%) Oracle
7 16 (22.54%) ITIL
7 16 (22.54%) Python
7 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (22.54%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (21.13%) DevOps
8 15 (21.13%) Apache
9 14 (19.72%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (19.72%) ERP
10 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
10 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.90%) JSON
11 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (16.90%) Redis
11 12 (16.90%) XML
11 12 (16.90%) CSS
11 12 (16.90%) LDAP
11 12 (16.90%) Migration
12 11 (15.49%) Ruby
12 11 (15.49%) Java
12 11 (15.49%) Perl
13 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
13 10 (14.08%) Riak

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Jetty
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) PaaS
2 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 5 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (5.63%) Joyent
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) DNS
2 12 (16.90%) LDAP
3 8 (11.27%) Firewall
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) VLAN
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.82%) DHCP
7 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 2 (2.82%) LAN
7 2 (2.82%) NAS
7 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) FTP
8 1 (1.41%) HTTP
8 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Redis
2 10 (14.08%) Riak
3 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.23%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
1 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.41%) FishEye
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) CSS
1 12 (16.90%) JSON
1 12 (16.90%) XML
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) Ajax
2 7 (9.86%) CSS3
2 7 (9.86%) ebXML
2 7 (9.86%) HTML
2 7 (9.86%) HTML5
2 7 (9.86%) jQuery
2 7 (9.86%) LAMP
2 7 (9.86%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (9.86%) SOAP
2 7 (9.86%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.82%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Ubuntu
4 8 (11.27%) Unix
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Solaris
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) SmartOS
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) High Availability
2 18 (25.35%) Mentoring
3 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 16 (22.54%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (21.13%) DevOps
5 14 (19.72%) ERP
6 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
7 12 (16.90%) Migration
8 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.27%) Validation
11 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) Web Development
12 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.04%) CRM
13 5 (7.04%) Data Management
13 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Python
2 11 (15.49%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) Perl
2 11 (15.49%) Ruby
3 9 (12.68%) C
3 9 (12.68%) PHP
4 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.04%) SQL
7 3 (4.23%) C#
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 5 (7.04%) LXC
3 5 (7.04%) NFS
3 5 (7.04%) Xen
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) KVM
4 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
5 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) vCloud
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Nagios
3 6 (8.45%) Graphite
3 6 (8.45%) SCCM
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (7.04%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.82%) Ansible
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.82%) WSUS
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.41%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.41%) Salt
7 1 (1.41%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) VMware
2 17 (23.94%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 7 (9.86%) Splunk
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) Percona
6 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.63%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) HP
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp
9 2 (2.82%) Qualys
10 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.41%) Meraki
10 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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