The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 758 711 781
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 165 262 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 126 223 187
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £31,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,087 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -15.82%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 27 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 158 £52,500 +16.66% 22
London +7 54 £55,000 - 5
South East +27 47 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Berkshire +28 22 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +47 20 £42,500 -12.82% 2
South West +14 15 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Oxfordshire +4 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Yorkshire +17 12 £42,500 -12.82% 2
East of England +19 11 £59,000 +47.50%
City of London +59 10 £52,500 -25.00% 3
Cambridge +9 8 £59,000 +47.50%
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £59,000 +47.50%
Wakefield - 8 £40,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 7 - -
York - 7 - -
Cornwall - 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands -17 6 £38,750 -
Redruth - 5 £35,000 -
Leeds +12 4 £65,000 +36.84%
Worcestershire +7 4 £38,750 -13.88%
Surrey 0 4 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Worcester - 4 £38,750 -
Bracknell - 4 £52,500 - 1
Bromley - 4 £33,750 -
Reading +14 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire +5 3 £53,500 +33.75% 2
East Sussex +2 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Brighton -3 3 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands -19 3 £38,500 -4.93% 1
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 - 1

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Senior Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (47.88%) VMware
2 163 (46.18%) Windows
3 142 (40.23%) Active Directory
4 136 (38.53%) Microsoft
5 127 (35.98%) Linux
6 123 (34.84%) ITIL
7 122 (34.56%) Cisco
8 119 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 86 (24.36%) Windows Server
11 84 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 84 (23.80%) MS Exchange
11 84 (23.80%) Firewall
12 76 (21.53%) MS Excel
12 76 (21.53%) Python
13 69 (19.55%) SAN
14 60 (17.00%) VLAN
15 57 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 57 (16.15%) Windows 7
16 56 (15.86%) EMC
17 54 (15.30%) DNS
17 54 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2013
18 53 (15.01%) HP
18 53 (15.01%) Windows Server 2003
19 51 (14.45%) SQL Server
19 51 (14.45%) Hyper-V
20 47 (13.31%) SQL
20 47 (13.31%) Red Hat
20 47 (13.31%) Puppet
21 44 (12.46%) vSphere

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (23.80%) MS Exchange
2 57 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (12.18%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.10%) IIS
6 16 (4.53%) Apache
6 16 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.70%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.13%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.57%) CMS
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 76 (21.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.95%) MS Office
3 10 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (5.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.52%) Office 365
3 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) PaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Route 53
9 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (23.80%) Firewall
2 69 (19.55%) SAN
3 60 (17.00%) VLAN
4 54 (15.30%) DNS
5 40 (11.33%) TCP/IP
5 40 (11.33%) VPN
6 39 (11.05%) WAN
7 29 (8.22%) DHCP
8 21 (5.95%) Wireless
9 20 (5.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (5.38%) NAS
10 19 (5.38%) OSPF
11 16 (4.53%) SMTP
12 14 (3.97%) BGP
13 13 (3.68%) DMZ
13 13 (3.68%) EIGRP
13 13 (3.68%) IMAP
13 13 (3.68%) LAN
13 13 (3.68%) LDAP
13 13 (3.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.53%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.12%) Riak
4 10 (2.83%) MySQL
5 9 (2.55%) CouchDB
5 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.98%) Redis
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.57%) Big Data
11 2 (0.57%) HBase
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospike
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.28%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.23%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.42%) Subversion
5 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.13%) JIRA
6 4 (1.13%) Maven
7 3 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (7.65%) Finance
2 18 (5.10%) Banking
3 11 (3.12%) Law
4 8 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.70%) Publishing
6 4 (1.13%) Games
6 4 (1.13%) Retail
7 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.57%) Avionics
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.95%) Web Services
2 13 (3.68%) MAPI
3 6 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (1.42%) .NET
4 5 (1.42%) JSON
5 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.13%) CSS
5 4 (1.13%) LAMP
6 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (0.85%) Node.js
6 3 (0.85%) OpenCL
6 3 (0.85%) OpenCV
6 3 (0.85%) STL
6 3 (0.85%) XML
7 2 (0.57%) Akka
7 2 (0.57%) React
8 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.63%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.35%) EqualLogic
3 26 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.08%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.80%) EMC VNX
6 22 (6.23%) Clustering
7 21 (5.95%) Management Information System
8 20 (5.67%) EPoS
9 16 (4.53%) Blackberry
10 15 (4.25%) iPhone
11 14 (3.97%) Replication
12 13 (3.68%) NHS
12 13 (3.68%) PDA
13 7 (1.98%) Fintech
14 6 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (1.70%) Private Cloud
15 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 163 (46.18%) Windows
2 127 (35.98%) Linux
3 108 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (24.36%) Windows Server
5 84 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (16.15%) Windows 7
7 53 (15.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (9.35%) CentOS
9 26 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (6.80%) Windows 8
11 23 (6.52%) Windows 10
12 20 (5.67%) Unix
13 17 (4.82%) Ubuntu
14 16 (4.53%) Windows XP
15 15 (4.25%) Android
16 13 (3.68%) Windows Vista
17 8 (2.27%) Solaris
18 4 (1.13%) Debian
18 4 (1.13%) SUSE
18 4 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.84%) ITIL
2 41 (11.61%) DevOps
3 37 (10.48%) Virtual Environments
4 36 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 35 (9.92%) High Availability
6 31 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.93%) Mentoring
9 26 (7.37%) Project Management
10 22 (6.23%) ERP
10 22 (6.23%) Time Management
10 22 (6.23%) Validation
11 21 (5.95%) Service Management
11 21 (5.95%) UML
12 20 (5.67%) Database Tuning
12 20 (5.67%) Open Source
12 20 (5.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (5.67%) SysML
13 18 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.53%) Python
2 47 (13.31%) SQL
3 37 (10.48%) Java
4 32 (9.07%) PowerShell
5 30 (8.50%) Perl
6 26 (7.37%) Bash Shell
7 25 (7.08%) Ruby
8 22 (6.23%) C
9 15 (4.25%) C#
10 9 (2.55%) C++
11 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.42%) Go
13 4 (1.13%) Korn
13 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.13%) Scala
14 3 (0.85%) PHP
15 2 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.57%) R
16 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 42 (11.90%) Degree
2 40 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (10.20%) CCNP
4 33 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (6.80%) CCNA
6 24 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 22 (6.23%) MCSE
7 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.25%) MCSA
9 13 (3.68%) MCITP
10 12 (3.40%) CCSE
10 12 (3.40%) CCSP
10 12 (3.40%) RHCE
11 11 (3.12%) RHCSA
12 10 (2.83%) MCP
13 7 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.13%) CCA
14 4 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.52%) SLA
2 17 (4.82%) JSP 440
3 15 (4.25%) QA
4 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 142 (40.23%) Active Directory
2 119 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (14.45%) Hyper-V
4 44 (12.46%) vSphere
5 21 (5.95%) Docker
6 17 (4.82%) NFS
7 13 (3.68%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.40%) XenApp
9 11 (3.12%) Firmware
10 10 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (2.27%) KVM
11 8 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.13%) XenServer
14 3 (0.85%) iptables
14 3 (0.85%) LXC
14 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (13.31%) Puppet
2 39 (11.05%) SCOM
3 37 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (9.07%) SCCM
5 25 (7.08%) Foglight
6 21 (5.95%) Ansible
7 19 (5.38%) Nagios
8 14 (3.97%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.42%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.42%) WSUS
12 3 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.85%) Graphite
12 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.57%) Marathon
13 2 (0.57%) Mesos
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 169 (47.88%) VMware
2 136 (38.53%) Microsoft
3 122 (34.56%) Cisco
4 56 (15.86%) EMC
5 53 (15.01%) HP
6 47 (13.31%) Red Hat
7 44 (12.46%) Citrix
8 41 (11.61%) NetApp
9 39 (11.05%) Veeam
10 34 (9.63%) Dell
11 26 (7.37%) WatchGuard
12 25 (7.08%) Fortinet
12 25 (7.08%) Kaseya
12 25 (7.08%) Kaspersky
13 17 (4.82%) Apple
14 15 (4.25%) Oracle
15 13 (3.68%) CheckPoint
15 13 (3.68%) Draytek
16 12 (3.40%) Palo Alto
17 8 (2.27%) IBM
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 -45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago