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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead System Engineer
Rank 859 881 866
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.011% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 2
Average salary £46,250 £45,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -20.86%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -20.86%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 19 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 27 February 2015. 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 +4 21 £47,500 +4.39% 1
South East - 8 £47,500 -
South West - 7 £42,500 -
Dorset - 7 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 7 £42,500 -
Oxford - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
London +17 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £39,750 -
North West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) DNS
3 23 (50.00%) Perl
4 22 (47.83%) Bash Shell
5 21 (45.65%) HTTP
6 19 (41.30%) DHCP
7 17 (36.96%) MySQL
7 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
7 17 (36.96%) Puppet
7 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (36.96%) DevOps
7 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
8 16 (34.78%) PHP
9 13 (28.26%) CentOS
9 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (28.26%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) VMware
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.74%) SQL
13 9 (19.57%) ITIL
13 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.22%) Degree
14 7 (15.22%) Python
15 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.04%) C
15 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
15 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) nginx
2 2 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) DNS
2 21 (45.65%) HTTP
3 19 (41.30%) DHCP
4 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.87%) Telnet
6 4 (8.70%) LDAP
6 4 (8.70%) VoIP
7 3 (6.52%) SMTP
7 3 (6.52%) FTP
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 3 (6.52%) SSL
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security
9 1 (2.17%) Firewall
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) JSP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) GIS
2 3 (6.52%) CCTV
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.26%) CentOS
4 11 (23.91%) Windows
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) DevOps
1 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Line Management
5 3 (6.52%) Coaching
5 3 (6.52%) Communications Security
5 3 (6.52%) SIEM
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Perl
2 22 (47.83%) Bash Shell
3 16 (34.78%) PHP
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 6 (13.04%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) VCP4
7 1 (2.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Puppet
1 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Percona
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp
5 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) Siemens
6 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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