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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead System Engineer
Rank 879 838 887
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 25 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.032% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 13
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
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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 -23 25 £55,000 +10.00%
London -5 10 £60,000 -
East of England +5 6 £66,000 +1.53%
Yorkshire -31 6 £42,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire - 6 £42,000 -
Leeds - 6 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £66,000 -
City of London - 3 £60,000 -
Essex +4 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Manchester -4 1 - -
North West -20 1 - -
South East -26 1 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.09%) MySQL
3 16 (29.09%) VMware
4 15 (27.27%) LAN
4 15 (27.27%) WAN
5 14 (25.45%) Linux
5 14 (25.45%) Apache
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Cisco
7 11 (20.00%) SAN
7 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.00%) Puppet
8 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 10 (18.18%) DevOps
8 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.36%) SAP
9 9 (16.36%) Citrix
9 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
10 8 (14.55%) DNS
10 8 (14.55%) PHP
10 8 (14.55%) Python
10 8 (14.55%) UNIX
10 8 (14.55%) Ruby
10 8 (14.55%) Degree
10 8 (14.55%) CentOS
11 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.73%) JBoss
11 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (25.45%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) nginx
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.27%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) LAN
1 15 (27.27%) WAN
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (14.55%) DNS
4 7 (12.73%) DHCP
5 5 (9.09%) Firewall
6 4 (7.27%) OpenVPN
7 3 (5.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.82%) NAS
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
9 1 (1.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MySQL
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
2 4 (7.27%) Hudson
General
1 4 (7.27%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) LAMP
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.82%) WSH
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Handset
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 8 (14.55%) CentOS
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) DevOps
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
3 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Validation
5 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) User Stories
5 4 (7.27%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.45%) Communications Security
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.55%) PHP
3 8 (14.55%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) Ruby
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) VB
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.27%) NFS
4 4 (7.27%) Postfix
4 4 (7.27%) Varnish
4 4 (7.27%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
6 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.27%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) VMware
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (16.36%) SAP
3 9 (16.36%) Citrix
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.73%) JBoss
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Guidewire
7 3 (5.45%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.45%) Amdocs
7 3 (5.45%) McAfee
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.82%) IronPort
8 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Reuters