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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead System Engineer
Rank 891 907 867
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 17 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 5
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,250 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £59,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -19.02%

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
105077 114312 105347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.60% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85966 92614 87650
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 20 April 2015 within the UK.

Lead Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 18 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 20 April 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 +21 16 £47,500 -17.39% 4
North West +12 4 £50,000 +33.33%
South East - 4 £52,750 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,750 -
Manchester - 4 £50,000 -
Oxford - 4 £52,750 -
London +13 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £42,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Nuneaton - 1 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Puppet
3 18 (48.65%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (48.65%) DNS
4 17 (45.95%) DHCP
4 17 (45.95%) HTTP
4 17 (45.95%) Perl
4 17 (45.95%) MySQL
4 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
5 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (43.24%) DevOps
5 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
5 16 (43.24%) PHP
6 13 (35.14%) CentOS
6 13 (35.14%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) Python
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) HP
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.51%) Line Management
12 5 (13.51%) SAN
12 5 (13.51%) Internet
13 4 (10.81%) NetApp

Lead Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 17 (45.95%) DHCP
2 17 (45.95%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) Internet
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) FTP
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) Telnet
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Modbus
5 1 (2.70%) Profibus
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) CCTV
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) SCADA
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (35.14%) CentOS
4 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps
1 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Line Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Communications Security
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Perl
1 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
2 16 (43.24%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Puppet
1 18 (48.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Percona
7 2 (5.41%) Siemens
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.70%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (2.70%) CyberSource
8 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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