The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 702 677 784
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 212 207 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 179 183 106
Average salary £50,875 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,000 £38,150
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -0.39%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -49 166 £50,000 +12.35% 17
London -57 78 £52,000 -5.45% 9
South East +11 35 £52,500 +17.97% 2
Wales +5 17 £33,000 -13.15% 1
Surrey 0 15 £50,000 -11.11%
South Wales +6 14 £33,000 -13.15% 1
Yorkshire -44 14 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Berkshire +17 11 £60,000 +4.34% 1
City of London -5 11 £60,000 +37.14% 3
East of England -8 11 £66,000 +38.94%
Cardiff - 11 £33,000 - 1
Reading +1 10 £60,000 +2.12% 1
North West -10 10 £33,500 +3.07% 1
South West -12 10 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Leeds -33 10 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Yorkshire -43 10 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Dorset - 8 £52,500 -
Cumbria - 5 £31,627 -
Camberley - 5 £55,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 £31,627 -
Hampshire +5 4 £31,000 -1.58% 1
Cambridge 0 4 £100,000 +128.57%
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £100,000 +128.57%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £66,000 -
Sheffield -10 4 £42,500 +13.33%
South Yorkshire -11 4 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands -17 4 £36,645 -13.77% 1
East Midlands -19 4 £45,000 +18.42%
Coventry - 4 £36,645 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £42,500 -10.52%

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 221 (54.03%) VMware
2 208 (50.86%) Windows
3 177 (43.28%) Linux
4 150 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 115 (28.12%) Microsoft
6 112 (27.38%) Active Directory
7 95 (23.23%) SAN
8 93 (22.74%) DNS
9 88 (21.52%) Citrix
9 88 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (20.78%) Degree
11 72 (17.60%) MS Exchange
11 72 (17.60%) ITIL
12 71 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 70 (17.11%) Firewall
14 64 (15.65%) Red Hat
14 64 (15.65%) IIS
15 63 (15.40%) LAN
15 63 (15.40%) Cisco
15 63 (15.40%) Finance
16 59 (14.43%) WAN
17 58 (14.18%) DHCP
18 56 (13.69%) Capacity Planning
18 56 (13.69%) MS Excel
18 56 (13.69%) TCP/IP
19 55 (13.45%) PowerShell
20 54 (13.20%) HP
21 52 (12.71%) NetApp
21 52 (12.71%) Perl
22 50 (12.22%) SQL Server

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 64 (15.65%) IIS
3 50 (12.22%) Apache
4 46 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (9.05%) SharePoint
7 33 (8.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (7.09%) Tomcat
9 25 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.71%) Lync
11 7 (1.71%) nginx
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.98%) Drupal
12 4 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.24%) Node.js
13 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) Simulink
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.93%) Joyent
3 8 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.47%) IaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.23%) SAN
2 93 (22.74%) DNS
3 70 (17.11%) Firewall
4 63 (15.40%) LAN
5 59 (14.43%) WAN
6 58 (14.18%) DHCP
7 56 (13.69%) TCP/IP
8 35 (8.56%) VPN
9 27 (6.60%) NAS
10 25 (6.11%) VLAN
11 22 (5.38%) LDAP
12 21 (5.13%) Internet
13 18 (4.40%) Wireless
14 15 (3.67%) Ethernet
15 14 (3.42%) NetScaler
15 14 (3.42%) Network Security
16 12 (2.93%) iSCSI
17 10 (2.44%) VoIP
17 10 (2.44%) SNMP
18 9 (2.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.58%) MySQL
3 22 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.22%) DB2
7 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.73%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.24%) Redis
11 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (1.47%) Hudson
5 6 (1.47%) Subversion
6 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.98%) JIRA
7 3 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.24%) FishEye
9 1 (0.24%) dbdeploy
9 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 63 (15.40%) Finance
2 38 (9.29%) Electronics
3 32 (7.82%) Aerospace
4 21 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.18%) Avionics
5 13 (3.18%) Military
6 9 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.47%) Retail
9 4 (0.98%) Games
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
9 4 (0.98%) Publishing
10 3 (0.73%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) Banking
10 3 (0.73%) Legal
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.09%) LAMP
2 22 (5.38%) Web Services
3 15 (3.67%) .NET
4 14 (3.42%) XML
4 14 (3.42%) CSS
4 14 (3.42%) JSON
5 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.96%) jQuery
7 7 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.71%) Middleware
8 5 (1.22%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.98%) WSH
10 2 (0.49%) WCF
11 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.91%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.67%) Clustering
5 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.71%) Open Source
6 7 (1.71%) Firmware
7 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.22%) Robotics
8 5 (1.22%) Biotechnology
8 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.22%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.98%) Physics
10 3 (0.73%) Derivative
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.49%) SCADA
12 1 (0.24%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.24%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 208 (50.86%) Windows
2 177 (43.28%) Linux
3 88 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (12.22%) UNIX
6 49 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (8.56%) Solaris
9 21 (5.13%) Ubuntu
10 15 (3.67%) CentOS
11 9 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.96%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.98%) Debian
14 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.73%) AIX
15 3 (0.73%) SUSE
16 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.60%) ITIL
2 56 (13.69%) Capacity Planning
3 40 (9.78%) DevOps
4 37 (9.05%) Incident Management
5 25 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (6.11%) Service Delivery
6 22 (5.38%) Change Management
6 22 (5.38%) Load Balancing
7 20 (4.89%) Project Management
8 19 (4.65%) UML
9 18 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (3.91%) Build Automation
11 13 (3.18%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.93%) MODAF
12 12 (2.93%) Performance Testing
12 12 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (2.93%) Problem Management
13 11 (2.69%) Network Design
14 10 (2.44%) E-Commerce
14 10 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.45%) PowerShell
2 52 (12.71%) Perl
3 44 (10.76%) SQL
4 39 (9.54%) Python
5 27 (6.60%) Java
6 25 (6.11%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.89%) VBScript
8 19 (4.65%) Ruby
9 17 (4.16%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.69%) C#
11 10 (2.44%) PHP
12 9 (2.20%) VB
13 7 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.47%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.47%) C
15 5 (1.22%) VB6
15 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.73%) C++
17 1 (0.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 85 (20.78%) Degree
2 33 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.11%) RHCE
3 25 (6.11%) MCSE
4 23 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.16%) CCNA
7 16 (3.91%) MCITP
8 13 (3.18%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.93%) CCNP
10 11 (2.69%) MCP
11 8 (1.96%) MCSA
12 5 (1.22%) MCTS
12 5 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (0.73%) HNC
13 3 (0.73%) CCA
14 2 (0.49%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.42%) SLA
2 11 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.69%) IEC 61508
3 7 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (27.38%) Active Directory
3 46 (11.25%) XenApp
4 42 (10.27%) VMware ESX
5 38 (9.29%) vSphere
6 31 (7.58%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.18%) XenServer
9 12 (2.93%) MetaFrame
10 9 (2.20%) vCloud
10 9 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.47%) NFS
12 5 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.98%) Varnish
13 4 (0.98%) Postfix
13 4 (0.98%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.73%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (8.07%) Puppet
3 23 (5.62%) SCCM
4 18 (4.40%) Nagios
5 17 (4.16%) SCOM
6 13 (3.18%) Tivoli
7 12 (2.93%) Netcool
8 10 (2.44%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 8 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 8 (1.96%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.22%) Opsview
10 5 (1.22%) Munin
10 5 (1.22%) OpenView
10 5 (1.22%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.22%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.98%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.98%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 221 (54.03%) VMware
2 115 (28.12%) Microsoft
3 88 (21.52%) Citrix
4 64 (15.65%) Red Hat
5 63 (15.40%) Cisco
6 54 (13.20%) HP
7 52 (12.71%) NetApp
8 42 (10.27%) Oracle
9 30 (7.33%) Dell
10 28 (6.85%) IBM
11 26 (6.36%) EMC
12 25 (6.11%) JBoss
13 13 (3.18%) SAP
13 13 (3.18%) Symantec
14 12 (2.93%) Rackspace
15 11 (2.69%) Altiris
15 11 (2.69%) Veeam
16 9 (2.20%) Juniper
17 7 (1.71%) Talend
17 7 (1.71%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 57,000 + excellent benefits and 31 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, Car
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago