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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead System Engineer
Rank 926 941 961
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 28 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.023% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 24
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,690 £42,500 £33,825
10% offered a salary of more than £71,150 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +33.33%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +24 28 £55,000 +4.76%
London -2 7 £56,600 +5.30%
East Midlands - 7 £39,690 -
Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 -
Leeds - 6 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 6 £39,690 -
Derby - 6 £39,690 -
South West +3 5 £54,000 +27.05%
Gloucestershire - 5 £54,000 -
South East +17 3 £69,500 +24.66%
Hampshire +9 3 £69,500 +29.90%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £75,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £53,000 -
Lincoln - 1 £34,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £34,000 -

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) ERP
2 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 19 (27.94%) PeopleSoft
4 17 (25.00%) DevOps
5 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 15 (22.06%) ITIL
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.59%) Oracle
8 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
9 12 (17.65%) C
10 11 (16.18%) CRM
10 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
11 10 (14.71%) Migration
11 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
11 10 (14.71%) Python
11 10 (14.71%) Unix
11 10 (14.71%) Windows
11 10 (14.71%) Java
11 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
11 10 (14.71%) High Availability
12 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
12 9 (13.24%) Banking
13 8 (11.76%) Scrum
13 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
13 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture

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 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) SaaS
3 5 (7.35%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) SAN
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) BGP
5 2 (2.94%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) CouchDB
1 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 8 (11.76%) Riak
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) git-flow
2 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 5 (7.35%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Chemistry
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
2 10 (14.71%) Unix
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.35%) SUSE
4 4 (5.88%) AIX
4 4 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 20 (29.41%) ERP
2 17 (25.00%) DevOps
3 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.06%) ITIL
5 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
5 11 (16.18%) CRM
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) High Availability
6 10 (14.71%) Migration
7 8 (11.76%) Coaching
7 8 (11.76%) Open Source
7 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) SOA
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) C
2 10 (14.71%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) Python
3 8 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.88%) Korn
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) NFS
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) Docker
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) LXC
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) vCloud
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
1 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.94%) Graphite
3 2 (2.94%) logstash
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) PeopleSoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) VMware
5 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) Percona
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
8 1 (1.47%) AppSense
8 1 (1.47%) Dell
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Meraki
8 1 (1.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Sybase
8 1 (1.47%) Veeam