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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead System Engineer
Rank 879 900 878
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 18 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 17
Average salary £59,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £32,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.47% +31.25%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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 +31 18 £59,000 +2.60% 4
London +33 8 £70,000 +21.73% 1
South East +17 4 £58,000 +10.47% 1
City of London +49 3 £70,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £58,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £58,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
North West +8 2 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Manchester - 2 £48,750 - 1
West Midlands -2 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £53,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) DevOps
3 22 (55.00%) Puppet
4 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
7 17 (42.50%) DNS
7 17 (42.50%) MySQL
8 16 (40.00%) Perl
8 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
9 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
9 15 (37.50%) PHP
9 15 (37.50%) DHCP
9 15 (37.50%) HTTP
10 13 (32.50%) CentOS
10 13 (32.50%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (27.50%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) Windows
13 9 (22.50%) Java
13 9 (22.50%) Degree
14 8 (20.00%) Python
15 7 (17.50%) HP
16 6 (15.00%) Citrix
16 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (12.50%) SAN
17 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
17 5 (12.50%) Internet
17 5 (12.50%) UNIX

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (32.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Joyent
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 15 (37.50%) DHCP
2 15 (37.50%) HTTP
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (10.00%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Modbus
7 1 (2.50%) Profibus
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) GIS
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (32.50%) CentOS
4 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Coaching
5 4 (10.00%) Line Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 2 (5.00%) Server Building
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Perl
2 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 15 (37.50%) PHP
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) Puppet
2 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Percona
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Siemens
8 1 (2.50%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) CyberSource
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago