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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead System Engineer
Rank 867 887 861
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 33 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.021% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 25
Average salary £53,500 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.46% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.52%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 21 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 31 August 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 +25 33 £53,500 -0.46% 2
South East +22 9 £51,500 -1.90%
London +2 8 £70,000 +16.66%
North West +14 6 £40,750 - 2
South West - 5 £53,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £53,500 -
City of London +19 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Leeds +9 4 £60,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +2 4 £60,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire +1 4 £60,000 +42.85%
Hampshire - 4 £52,500 -
Manchester +6 3 £43,500 - 1
Warrington - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Kidlington - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £57,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Puppet
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) DevOps
5 13 (25.49%) UNIX
5 13 (25.49%) Python
5 13 (25.49%) VMware
6 12 (23.53%) Apache
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
6 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (21.57%) C
8 10 (19.61%) Project Management
8 10 (19.61%) Cisco
8 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
9 9 (17.65%) Scrum
9 9 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (17.65%) Validation
9 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.69%) HP
10 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.69%) MySQL
10 8 (15.69%) LDAP
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle
11 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) SOA
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
11 7 (13.73%) Ruby

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Joyent
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) LDAP
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) GSM
4 3 (5.88%) PBX
4 3 (5.88%) PSTN
4 3 (5.88%) DMZ
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Modbus
6 1 (1.96%) Profibus
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) OLAP
2 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Sensu
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) SCADA
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) UNIX
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris
7 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.88%) SUSE
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (3.92%) VMS
8 2 (3.92%) Debian
9 1 (1.96%) Fedora
9 1 (1.96%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) DevOps
3 10 (19.61%) Project Management
4 9 (17.65%) Validation
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 7 (13.73%) SOA
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) Software Architecture
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) Service Management
6 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Coaching
7 5 (9.80%) UML
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 11 (21.57%) C
5 7 (13.73%) Ruby
6 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Kamailio
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) KVM
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (1.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Puppet
2 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.84%) Nagios
3 4 (7.84%) Graphite
4 3 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.88%) Opsview
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM
6 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) VMware
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.69%) HP
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Splunk
5 5 (9.80%) Dell
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (5.88%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Siemens
8 1 (1.96%) Percona
8 1 (1.96%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.96%) CyberSource
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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