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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 669 724 673
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 229 209 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 185
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 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 28 July 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
(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 +89 211 £45,000 -10.00% 29
London +13 73 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +58 63 £45,000 -18.18% 13
East of England +22 22 £40,000 -39.39% 3
East Midlands +19 22 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +8 18 £37,500 -25.00% 4
City of London +19 15 £70,000 +16.66%
Leicestershire +28 14 £40,000 -4.76%
Leicester +25 14 £40,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +15 13 £40,500 +30.64% 2
Redhill - 11 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +6 10 £40,000 -39.39% 3
Scotland +21 9 £37,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £40,000 -60.00%
North West -4 9 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Berkshire -7 9 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South West -15 9 £30,000 -42.85% 5
Edinburgh +7 8 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -11 8 £38,750 +5.74% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +13 6 £40,000 -60.00%
Manchester +8 6 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Reading -10 6 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Chesham - 6 £45,000 -
Kent - 6 £44,500 -
West Yorkshire +7 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £41,674 -
Leeds -3 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Yorkshire -9 5 £42,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £40,000 - 2

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 237 (57.11%) Windows
2 201 (48.43%) VMware
3 167 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 148 (35.66%) Linux
5 140 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 127 (30.60%) Active Directory
7 119 (28.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 109 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 105 (25.30%) SAN
10 96 (23.13%) MS Exchange
11 94 (22.65%) ITIL
11 94 (22.65%) Firewall
12 91 (21.93%) Cisco
13 83 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 78 (18.80%) MS Excel
15 75 (18.07%) MCSE
16 74 (17.83%) SQL Server
17 73 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
18 71 (17.11%) TCP/IP
19 68 (16.39%) DNS
20 64 (15.42%) Hyper-V
21 61 (14.70%) Disaster Recovery
22 59 (14.22%) HP
23 57 (13.73%) IIS
23 57 (13.73%) Telecoms
24 55 (13.25%) Degree
25 53 (12.77%) Citrix
26 52 (12.53%) UNIX
27 50 (12.05%) Data Centre
28 49 (11.81%) Python

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 96 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 73 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (13.73%) IIS
4 32 (7.71%) Apache
5 29 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (6.75%) SharePoint
7 26 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.61%) JBoss
9 15 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.41%) Lync
10 10 (2.41%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.69%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.45%) Jetty
12 6 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.20%) nginx
14 4 (0.96%) Node.js
14 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.51%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.95%) Office 365
2 26 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.20%) SaaS
4 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.96%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (25.30%) SAN
2 94 (22.65%) Firewall
3 71 (17.11%) TCP/IP
4 68 (16.39%) DNS
5 37 (8.92%) LAN
6 32 (7.71%) WAN
7 31 (7.47%) VPN
8 30 (7.23%) VoIP
9 29 (6.99%) DHCP
10 27 (6.51%) Wireless
11 22 (5.30%) NAS
11 22 (5.30%) VLAN
12 19 (4.58%) Internet
13 15 (3.61%) SMTP
13 15 (3.61%) Network Security
14 14 (3.37%) NetScaler
14 14 (3.37%) DMZ
15 13 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (2.41%) Broadband
16 10 (2.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.23%) MySQL
3 25 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.65%) Big Data
5 9 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.96%) Redis
9 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.65%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.93%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (1.69%) Subversion
4 5 (1.20%) Hudson
4 5 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.24%) GitLab
5 1 (0.24%) MSI
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.40%) Finance
3 19 (4.58%) Back Office
4 15 (3.61%) Retail
5 12 (2.89%) Banking
6 10 (2.41%) Electronics
7 9 (2.17%) Law
8 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.20%) Games
10 4 (0.96%) Advertising
11 3 (0.72%) Automotive
11 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.72%) Marketing
12 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.86%) Web Services
2 13 (3.13%) XML
3 12 (2.89%) LAMP
4 11 (2.65%) Middleware
4 11 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (2.17%) .NET
5 9 (2.17%) MAPI
6 6 (1.45%) HTML
6 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.20%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.20%) SAML
7 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.96%) Play Framework
9 3 (0.72%) CSS
9 3 (0.72%) JSON
9 3 (0.72%) Memcached
9 3 (0.72%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.48%) HTML5
10 2 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.47%) Clustering
3 27 (6.51%) Replication
4 23 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.86%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.17%) PDA
9 9 (2.17%) Semantic Web
9 9 (2.17%) iPhone
10 8 (1.93%) PKI
11 7 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 7 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.45%) User Experience
13 5 (1.20%) Verilog
13 5 (1.20%) SecurID
13 5 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 237 (57.11%) Windows
2 148 (35.66%) Linux
3 119 (28.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (12.53%) UNIX
6 46 (11.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.54%) Windows 7
9 20 (4.82%) Solaris
10 18 (4.34%) CentOS
11 17 (4.10%) Windows XP
12 14 (3.37%) Windows 8
13 13 (3.13%) Android
14 10 (2.41%) Ubuntu
15 9 (2.17%) Windows Vista
15 9 (2.17%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.20%) AIX
16 5 (1.20%) Debian
17 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.65%) ITIL
2 61 (14.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (10.84%) DevOps
5 36 (8.67%) Project Management
6 35 (8.43%) Change Management
7 26 (6.27%) Mentoring
8 25 (6.02%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.06%) UML
10 19 (4.58%) Service Management
10 19 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.34%) Configuration Management
11 18 (4.34%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.61%) Migration
13 14 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (3.37%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.37%) TOGAF
13 14 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.81%) Python
1 49 (11.81%) SQL
1 49 (11.81%) Perl
2 38 (9.16%) Java
3 31 (7.47%) PowerShell
4 25 (6.02%) Ruby
5 24 (5.78%) Bash Shell
6 15 (3.61%) PHP
7 13 (3.13%) C
8 11 (2.65%) C++
9 10 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.93%) VBScript
11 6 (1.45%) C#
12 5 (1.20%) R
13 4 (0.96%) Groovy
14 3 (0.72%) sed
14 3 (0.72%) VB
14 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 83 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (18.07%) MCSE
3 55 (13.25%) Degree
4 43 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (10.12%) MCP
6 39 (9.40%) CCNA
7 38 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (8.67%) MCITP
9 33 (7.95%) MCSA
10 32 (7.71%) SC Cleared
10 32 (7.71%) Security Cleared
11 22 (5.30%) CCNP
12 16 (3.86%) MCTS
13 15 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.17%) CCIE
15 8 (1.93%) CCDP
16 7 (1.69%) CCENT
17 6 (1.45%) HNC
17 6 (1.45%) HND
17 6 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.45%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 140 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (30.60%) Active Directory
3 64 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 49 (11.81%) vSphere
5 31 (7.47%) XenApp
6 21 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.58%) VMware ESX
8 14 (3.37%) UAG
9 12 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.45%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.45%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.20%) Varnish
12 5 (1.20%) vCloud
13 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.96%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.96%) iptables
14 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (11.57%) Puppet
2 34 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.58%) SCCM
4 16 (3.86%) Backup Exec
5 14 (3.37%) Ansible
6 13 (3.13%) AirWatch
7 10 (2.41%) SCOM
8 9 (2.17%) Nagios
9 6 (1.45%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.45%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.20%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.96%) WSUS
11 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.72%) logstash
12 3 (0.72%) Salt
12 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 201 (48.43%) VMware
2 167 (40.24%) Microsoft
3 91 (21.93%) Cisco
4 59 (14.22%) HP
5 53 (12.77%) Citrix
6 41 (9.88%) Red Hat
7 33 (7.95%) Oracle
8 32 (7.71%) Dell
8 32 (7.71%) IBM
9 29 (6.99%) NetApp
10 26 (6.27%) EMC
11 18 (4.34%) Juniper
12 16 (3.86%) AppSense
13 14 (3.37%) Veeam
13 14 (3.37%) Apple
14 13 (3.13%) Symantec
15 11 (2.65%) TIBCO
15 11 (2.65%) Talend
16 9 (2.17%) Avaya
16 9 (2.17%) Draytek
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