The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 688 674 731
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 213 201 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 180 185 143
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK.

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -43 179 £47,500 +5.55% 12
London +7 87 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Yorkshire -35 28 £50,000 +31.57% 1
South East -41 27 £54,000 +12.50% 3
Leeds -8 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire -29 23 £50,000 +31.57% 1
East of England -2 13 £66,000 +65.00% 1
Wales +14 12 £35,000 +12.90%
South Wales +14 12 £35,000 +12.90%
Berkshire 0 12 £60,000 +23.71% 1
Reading +2 9 £60,000 +2.12%
Cardiff - 9 £35,000 -
West Midlands -8 8 £37,500 -18.91%
North West -22 8 £33,500 +1.51%
Surrey -13 7 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Cambridge -2 6 £100,000 +110.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £100,000 +150.00% 1
City of London -4 6 £56,250 +28.57% 2
Sheffield -13 5 £42,500 +13.33%
South Yorkshire -14 5 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -24 5 £34,500 -27.36%
Hampshire -17 4 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £66,000 -
Warwickshire +20 3 £37,500 -22.68%
Sidcup +1 3 £50,875 +3.82%
Scotland -18 3 - -
East Midlands -28 3 £45,000 +18.42%
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Cumbria - 3 £31,314 -

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 223 (54.52%) VMware
2 202 (49.39%) Windows
3 173 (42.30%) Linux
4 141 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 105 (25.67%) Active Directory
6 96 (23.47%) Microsoft
7 92 (22.49%) SAN
8 90 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (21.76%) DNS
10 80 (19.56%) Degree
11 78 (19.07%) Citrix
12 74 (18.09%) Finance
13 72 (17.60%) ITIL
14 68 (16.63%) IIS
15 67 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 66 (16.14%) MS Exchange
17 62 (15.16%) Apache
17 62 (15.16%) Firewall
18 57 (13.94%) DHCP
19 54 (13.20%) DevOps
20 53 (12.96%) LAN
20 53 (12.96%) UNIX
20 53 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
21 52 (12.71%) SQL Server
21 52 (12.71%) Red Hat
22 49 (11.98%) MS Excel
22 49 (11.98%) WAN
23 47 (11.49%) TCP/IP
23 47 (11.49%) HP
24 46 (11.25%) NetApp

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (16.63%) IIS
2 66 (16.14%) MS Exchange
3 62 (15.16%) Apache
4 44 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (9.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 36 (8.80%) SharePoint
8 29 (7.09%) Tomcat
9 23 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.71%) nginx
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.98%) Drupal
12 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.98%) Lync
13 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) Simulink
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.49%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.96%) Joyent
3 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.22%) IaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.49%) SAN
2 89 (21.76%) DNS
3 62 (15.16%) Firewall
4 57 (13.94%) DHCP
5 53 (12.96%) LAN
6 49 (11.98%) WAN
7 47 (11.49%) TCP/IP
8 28 (6.85%) VPN
9 21 (5.13%) NAS
10 17 (4.16%) Internet
10 17 (4.16%) LDAP
11 16 (3.91%) VLAN
11 16 (3.91%) Network Security
12 14 (3.42%) Wireless
13 13 (3.18%) iSCSI
13 13 (3.18%) SNMP
14 12 (2.93%) SSH
14 12 (2.93%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.93%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.36%) MySQL
3 19 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.98%) DB2
7 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.73%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.24%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (1.47%) Hudson
6 5 (1.22%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.49%) Subversion
8 2 (0.49%) Maven
8 2 (0.49%) JIRA
9 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.24%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.24%) dbdeploy
General
1 74 (18.09%) Finance
2 36 (8.80%) Electronics
3 33 (8.07%) Aerospace
4 18 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.18%) Avionics
6 11 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.20%) Military
8 6 (1.47%) Banking
8 6 (1.47%) Retail
9 5 (1.22%) Marketing
10 4 (0.98%) Publishing
10 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.73%) Legal
12 2 (0.49%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.82%) LAMP
2 19 (4.65%) Web Services
3 16 (3.91%) .NET
4 14 (3.42%) XML
5 12 (2.93%) CSS
6 11 (2.69%) JSON
6 11 (2.69%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.44%) jQuery
8 7 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.71%) Middleware
9 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.22%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.98%) WCF
12 3 (0.73%) WSH
13 2 (0.49%) HTML
13 2 (0.49%) J2EE
14 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.91%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.42%) Clustering
5 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.71%) Firmware
6 7 (1.71%) Open Source
6 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.22%) Robotics
9 4 (0.98%) Physics
9 4 (0.98%) Biotechnology
9 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.73%) Derivative
10 3 (0.73%) DTV
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.24%) Replication
12 1 (0.24%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 202 (49.39%) Windows
2 173 (42.30%) Linux
3 90 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (12.96%) UNIX
6 44 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (7.58%) Solaris
9 17 (4.16%) Ubuntu
9 17 (4.16%) CentOS
10 9 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (1.96%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.98%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) Android
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.24%) AIX
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.60%) ITIL
2 54 (13.20%) DevOps
3 53 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
4 37 (9.05%) Service Delivery
5 32 (7.82%) Incident Management
6 28 (6.85%) Project Management
7 27 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (5.62%) Load Balancing
10 19 (4.65%) UML
11 16 (3.91%) Change Management
12 15 (3.67%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.67%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.42%) Performance Testing
14 12 (2.93%) MODAF
15 11 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (2.69%) Build Automation
16 10 (2.44%) V-Model
16 10 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.25%) PowerShell
2 43 (10.51%) Perl
3 42 (10.27%) SQL
4 41 (10.02%) Java
5 25 (6.11%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.11%) Python
6 20 (4.89%) Ruby
7 14 (3.42%) C#
7 14 (3.42%) VBScript
8 13 (3.18%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.44%) PHP
11 8 (1.96%) VB
12 6 (1.47%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.22%) C
13 5 (1.22%) VB6
14 3 (0.73%) C++
15 1 (0.24%) AWK
15 1 (0.24%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 80 (19.56%) Degree
2 42 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.07%) MCSE
4 26 (6.36%) RHCE
5 24 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (4.89%) MCITP
6 20 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.91%) CCNA
8 14 (3.42%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.93%) MCSA
10 11 (2.69%) MCP
10 11 (2.69%) MCTS
11 10 (2.44%) CCNP
12 5 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.73%) CCA
13 3 (0.73%) HNC
13 3 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.69%) IEC 61508
2 9 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.96%) SLA
4 7 (1.71%) QA
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 141 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (25.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (9.78%) XenApp
4 33 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 33 (8.07%) vSphere
4 33 (8.07%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.69%) MetaFrame
7 10 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.20%) XenServer
9 7 (1.71%) vCloud
10 6 (1.47%) NFS
11 5 (1.22%) Varnish
12 4 (0.98%) Postfix
12 4 (0.98%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.98%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.49%) Samba
13 2 (0.49%) Xen
14 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (8.31%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (6.36%) Puppet
3 20 (4.89%) SCCM
4 17 (4.16%) Nagios
5 11 (2.69%) SCOM
6 8 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.47%) WSUS
7 6 (1.47%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.22%) Opsview
9 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.98%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.98%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.73%) OpenView
10 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.73%) Munin
11 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.49%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 223 (54.52%) VMware
2 96 (23.47%) Microsoft
3 78 (19.07%) Citrix
4 52 (12.71%) Red Hat
5 47 (11.49%) HP
6 46 (11.25%) NetApp
7 45 (11.00%) Cisco
8 43 (10.51%) Oracle
9 29 (7.09%) JBoss
10 26 (6.36%) Dell
11 24 (5.87%) EMC
12 15 (3.67%) SAP
13 14 (3.42%) IBM
14 12 (2.93%) Symantec
15 9 (2.20%) Juniper
16 8 (1.96%) Business Objects
16 8 (1.96%) Veeam
16 8 (1.96%) Rackspace
17 7 (1.71%) Talend
17 7 (1.71%) 3PAR
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38000 - 45000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + including benefits, 28 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £160.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago