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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 674 695 679
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 235 214 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 191 181 181
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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 +39 215 £45,000 -5.26% 29
South East +65 81 £45,000 -10.00% 8
London -39 53 £61,250 +22.50% 7
Surrey +24 26 £36,250 -19.44% 2
East of England +12 25 £40,000 -39.39% 2
South West +4 22 £40,000 +15.94% 8
Hertfordshire +9 17 £42,500 -35.60% 1
East Midlands +11 16 £31,250 -30.55% 3
Redhill - 16 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +29 15 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Berkshire +23 15 £65,000 +13.04%
Oxfordshire +13 13 £45,000 +25.00% 3
City of London +39 10 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Leicestershire +23 10 £28,000 -37.77% 3
Leicester +15 10 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Scotland +16 9 £39,750 - 1
Reading +9 9 £57,500 -4.16%
Devon - 8 £28,000 - 6
Edinburgh +3 7 £42,500 - 1
Bristol -1 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Portsmouth - 7 £27,500 - 1
Oxford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £40,000 -60.00% 1
Cambridge +15 6 £40,000 -60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £45,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -7 6 £45,000 +20.00%
North West -9 6 £34,000 +1.49%
Yorkshire -13 6 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -12 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 256 (57.92%) Windows
2 223 (50.45%) VMware
3 176 (39.82%) Microsoft
4 159 (35.97%) Linux
4 159 (35.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 133 (30.09%) Active Directory
6 119 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 98 (22.17%) MS Exchange
9 95 (21.49%) Firewall
10 91 (20.59%) Cisco
11 90 (20.36%) SAN
12 87 (19.68%) ITIL
13 86 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 85 (19.23%) TCP/IP
15 77 (17.42%) MCSE
15 77 (17.42%) MS Excel
16 76 (17.19%) SQL Server
17 70 (15.84%) DNS
18 69 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2010
19 65 (14.71%) Hyper-V
19 65 (14.71%) IIS
19 65 (14.71%) Python
20 64 (14.48%) HP
21 57 (12.90%) Puppet
22 55 (12.44%) Perl
22 55 (12.44%) SQL
23 53 (11.99%) Citrix
23 53 (11.99%) Disaster Recovery
23 53 (11.99%) vSphere

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 98 (22.17%) MS Exchange
2 69 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (14.71%) IIS
4 37 (8.37%) Apache
5 28 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.49%) JBoss
10 10 (2.26%) Lync
11 9 (2.04%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.81%) Node.js
13 7 (1.58%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.58%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.36%) Jetty
15 5 (1.13%) nginx
16 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 77 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.69%) Office 365
2 30 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.13%) SaaS
6 4 (0.90%) PaaS
6 4 (0.90%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.90%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (21.49%) Firewall
2 90 (20.36%) SAN
3 85 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 70 (15.84%) DNS
5 40 (9.05%) LAN
6 36 (8.14%) WAN
7 32 (7.24%) VPN
8 31 (7.01%) Internet
8 31 (7.01%) DHCP
9 26 (5.88%) Wireless
10 23 (5.20%) VoIP
11 21 (4.75%) NAS
12 20 (4.52%) SMTP
13 19 (4.30%) VLAN
14 17 (3.85%) NetScaler
15 15 (3.39%) Network Security
16 13 (2.94%) MPLS
17 12 (2.71%) DMZ
18 10 (2.26%) SSL
18 10 (2.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.01%) MySQL
3 25 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.39%) Big Data
5 10 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.04%) Redis
7 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.90%) Riak
10 2 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.04%) Subversion
2 9 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.13%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.90%) Hudson
7 2 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.45%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 52 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.41%) Finance
3 25 (5.66%) Back Office
4 14 (3.17%) Electronics
4 14 (3.17%) Banking
5 12 (2.71%) Retail
6 11 (2.49%) Law
7 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.13%) Publishing
9 4 (0.90%) Games
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
10 3 (0.68%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.39%) .NET
2 13 (2.94%) Web Services
3 9 (2.04%) XML
3 9 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.58%) MAPI
4 7 (1.58%) LAMP
5 6 (1.36%) Middleware
5 6 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.13%) SAML
6 5 (1.13%) Classic ASP
7 4 (0.90%) HTML
7 4 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (0.90%) Play Framework
7 4 (0.90%) React
8 3 (0.68%) Memcached
9 2 (0.45%) Sensu
9 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.14%) Clustering
3 28 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.75%) Replication
5 13 (2.94%) Semantic Web
5 13 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.71%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.04%) SCADA
10 8 (1.81%) EqualLogic
11 7 (1.58%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.58%) iPhone
11 7 (1.58%) PDA
12 6 (1.36%) Verilog
13 5 (1.13%) PKI
13 5 (1.13%) SecurID
13 5 (1.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 256 (57.92%) Windows
2 159 (35.97%) Linux
3 119 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (10.18%) UNIX
6 39 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.75%) CentOS
8 15 (3.39%) Solaris
8 15 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.17%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.71%) Android
12 9 (2.04%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.58%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.58%) AIX
14 6 (1.36%) Debian
15 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.68%) ITIL
2 53 (11.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (9.73%) DevOps
5 37 (8.37%) Change Management
6 35 (7.92%) Project Management
7 29 (6.56%) Incident Management
8 28 (6.33%) Configuration Management
9 24 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 21 (4.75%) Migration
11 19 (4.30%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.07%) Problem Management
13 17 (3.85%) Service Management
14 16 (3.62%) UML
14 16 (3.62%) E-Commerce
15 15 (3.39%) Asset Management
16 14 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (3.17%) ITSM
16 14 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.71%) Python
2 55 (12.44%) Perl
2 55 (12.44%) SQL
3 44 (9.95%) Java
4 34 (7.69%) Ruby
5 33 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.56%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.17%) C++
7 14 (3.17%) C
8 13 (2.94%) C#
9 12 (2.71%) PHP
10 11 (2.49%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.04%) VBScript
12 6 (1.36%) R
13 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.90%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.90%) Groovy
15 3 (0.68%) VB
16 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 86 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (17.42%) MCSE
3 49 (11.09%) Degree
4 46 (10.41%) MCP
5 42 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (7.92%) CCNA
8 34 (7.69%) MCSA
8 34 (7.69%) MCITP
9 30 (6.79%) Security Cleared
10 29 (6.56%) SC Cleared
11 18 (4.07%) CCNP
12 16 (3.62%) MCTS
13 15 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.26%) CCIE
15 7 (1.58%) CCDP
16 6 (1.36%) CCA
16 6 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.36%) HNC
16 6 (1.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.07%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 159 (35.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (30.09%) Active Directory
3 65 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 53 (11.99%) vSphere
5 33 (7.47%) XenApp
6 24 (5.43%) VMware ESX
7 18 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.62%) UAG
9 14 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.36%) iptables
12 5 (1.13%) Varnish
12 5 (1.13%) vCloud
12 5 (1.13%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.90%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.68%) NFS
14 3 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (12.90%) Puppet
2 37 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.43%) SCCM
4 16 (3.62%) Nagios
4 16 (3.62%) Ansible
5 15 (3.39%) AirWatch
6 13 (2.94%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.71%) SCOM
8 6 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.13%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.13%) WSUS
10 4 (0.90%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.68%) SCSM
11 3 (0.68%) logstash
11 3 (0.68%) Salt
11 3 (0.68%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 223 (50.45%) VMware
2 176 (39.82%) Microsoft
3 91 (20.59%) Cisco
4 64 (14.48%) HP
5 53 (11.99%) Citrix
6 50 (11.31%) Red Hat
7 42 (9.50%) Dell
8 36 (8.14%) NetApp
9 29 (6.56%) EMC
9 29 (6.56%) Oracle
10 28 (6.33%) IBM
11 21 (4.75%) AppSense
12 20 (4.52%) Juniper
13 13 (2.94%) Google
14 12 (2.71%) Apple
14 12 (2.71%) Symantec
15 11 (2.49%) Veeam
16 9 (2.04%) SonicWALL
16 9 (2.04%) Avaya
17 8 (1.81%) Altiris
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-52,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southsea, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wales
National Assembly for Wales
Salary: From £34,821 to £45,206 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Network Compucare Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to 45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago