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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 758 775 756
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 177 162 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 149 130 151
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,909 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -1.20%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +37 175 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London +31 80 £60,000 +28.34% 14
South East +10 39 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Berkshire +11 23 £60,000 - 2
South West +5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 4
City of London +60 15 £60,000 +26.31% 5
East Midlands +10 14 £32,909 -14.52% 2
North West +35 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cornwall - 10 £40,000 - 1
Redruth - 8 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 7 £55,000 -
Manchester +25 6 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 6 £32,909 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,750 -
Derby - 6 £32,909 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £40,750 -
Leeds +6 5 £65,000 +26.21%
Yorkshire -7 5 £65,000 +36.84%
West Yorkshire -14 5 £65,000 +36.84%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 4 £26,500 -26.38% 1
Kent +4 4 £48,875 -4.86% 1
West Sussex -2 4 £40,000 -
East of England -14 4 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Merseyside - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey -1 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Essex -3 3 £26,500 -33.75%
West Midlands -16 3 £45,000 +25.00%
Prescot - 3 £52,500 -
East Grinstead - 3 £40,000 -

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 224 (57.88%) VMware
2 212 (54.78%) Windows
3 168 (43.41%) Microsoft
4 155 (40.05%) Linux
5 154 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 139 (35.92%) Active Directory
7 106 (27.39%) Windows Server
8 104 (26.87%) Cisco
9 96 (24.81%) ITIL
9 96 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 91 (23.51%) MS Excel
11 90 (23.26%) Python
12 76 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 74 (19.12%) MS Exchange
14 72 (18.60%) Red Hat
15 65 (16.80%) Puppet
16 62 (16.02%) Citrix
17 57 (14.73%) vSphere
18 56 (14.47%) DNS
19 55 (14.21%) EMC
19 55 (14.21%) SQL
20 52 (13.44%) Firewall
21 50 (12.92%) Perl
21 50 (12.92%) Data Centre
21 50 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
22 49 (12.66%) SAN
22 49 (12.66%) Project Management
23 48 (12.40%) Bash Shell
24 47 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
24 47 (12.14%) SQL Server

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 74 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.53%) IIS
3 32 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (5.94%) Apache
6 18 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.39%) OpenStack
8 12 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.07%) Node.js
10 6 (1.55%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.03%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (23.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.07%) MS Office
3 7 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.52%) CATIA
5 1 (0.26%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.84%) Office 365
5 7 (1.81%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
6 3 (0.78%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.47%) DNS
2 52 (13.44%) Firewall
3 49 (12.66%) SAN
4 43 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 37 (9.56%) WAN
6 27 (6.98%) LAN
7 25 (6.46%) Internet
8 23 (5.94%) VPN
9 21 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (5.17%) VLAN
11 18 (4.65%) NetScaler
12 15 (3.88%) BGP
12 15 (3.88%) OSPF
13 14 (3.62%) DHCP
13 14 (3.62%) MPLS
14 12 (3.10%) Modbus
15 10 (2.58%) Ethernet
15 10 (2.58%) IPsec
15 10 (2.58%) LDAP
15 10 (2.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.17%) Redis
3 16 (4.13%) Riak
4 15 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.84%) Big Data
6 11 (2.84%) MySQL
7 9 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.78%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.52%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (4.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.78%) NUnit
5 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) Gradle
7 1 (0.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.26%) WATIR
General
1 28 (7.24%) Finance
2 18 (4.65%) Law
3 16 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.62%) Banking
5 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.33%) Publishing
6 8 (2.07%) Games
7 7 (1.81%) Back Office
8 5 (1.29%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.29%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.52%) Avionics
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.68%) .NET
2 14 (3.62%) XML
3 13 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.36%) CSS
3 13 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (3.36%) Web Services
4 12 (3.10%) HTML
4 12 (3.10%) jQuery
5 10 (2.58%) Ajax
5 10 (2.58%) CSS3
5 10 (2.58%) HTML5
5 10 (2.58%) LAMP
5 10 (2.58%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (2.58%) SOAP
6 9 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.33%) JSON
7 7 (1.81%) ebXML
7 7 (1.81%) XML Messaging
8 6 (1.55%) Kafka
8 6 (1.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.92%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.43%) EMC VNX
5 19 (4.91%) Clustering
6 15 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.10%) SCADA
8 11 (2.84%) EqualLogic
9 10 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.33%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.07%) EPoS
12 7 (1.81%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.81%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.29%) Interactive TV
14 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 212 (54.78%) Windows
2 155 (40.05%) Linux
3 106 (27.39%) Windows Server
4 96 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (9.56%) Unix
8 34 (8.79%) CentOS
9 30 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (6.72%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.33%) Debian
12 9 (2.33%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.81%) Android
13 7 (1.81%) Solaris
14 6 (1.55%) SUSE
14 6 (1.55%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.29%) AIX
16 4 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.81%) ITIL
2 49 (12.66%) Project Management
3 47 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.85%) DevOps
5 39 (10.08%) High Availability
6 31 (8.01%) Migration
7 29 (7.49%) Mentoring
8 28 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (6.20%) PRINCE2
12 23 (5.94%) Configuration Management
13 20 (5.17%) Incident Management
14 19 (4.91%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.65%) Service Management
15 18 (4.65%) Validation
16 17 (4.39%) Asset Management
17 15 (3.88%) Open Source
17 15 (3.88%) SysML
18 14 (3.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.26%) Python
2 55 (14.21%) SQL
3 50 (12.92%) Perl
4 48 (12.40%) Bash Shell
5 31 (8.01%) Ruby
6 26 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 25 (6.46%) Java
8 24 (6.20%) C#
9 20 (5.17%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.88%) C
10 15 (3.88%) PHP
11 11 (2.84%) C++
12 6 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.29%) Go
13 5 (1.29%) Korn
14 4 (1.03%) Haskell
15 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.52%) R
17 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (9.30%) Degree
5 32 (8.27%) CCNA
5 32 (8.27%) CCNP
5 32 (8.27%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.01%) MCITP
7 30 (7.75%) MCSE
7 30 (7.75%) SC Cleared
8 25 (6.46%) MCSA
9 23 (5.94%) MCP
10 18 (4.65%) RHCE
11 16 (4.13%) RHCSA
12 14 (3.62%) CCIE
13 11 (2.84%) CCA
13 11 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (2.07%) JNCIP
15 6 (1.55%) MCTS
16 5 (1.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.49%) SLA
2 12 (3.10%) QA
3 10 (2.58%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.03%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.03%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.52%) DO-254
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 154 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 57 (14.73%) vSphere
4 46 (11.89%) Hyper-V
5 31 (8.01%) XenApp
6 23 (5.94%) Docker
7 22 (5.68%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.58%) KVM
9 10 (2.58%) XenServer
10 9 (2.33%) iptables
10 9 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.33%) UAG
11 7 (1.81%) Firmware
12 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.55%) NFS
13 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 65 (16.80%) Puppet
2 50 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (10.85%) SCCM
4 37 (9.56%) Nagios
5 30 (7.75%) SCOM
6 23 (5.94%) Ansible
7 10 (2.58%) Foglight
8 9 (2.33%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.29%) Mesos
9 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (1.03%) Icinga
10 4 (1.03%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.78%) vMotion
11 3 (0.78%) WSUS
11 3 (0.78%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.52%) Graphite
12 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.52%) Salt
12 2 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 224 (57.88%) VMware
2 168 (43.41%) Microsoft
3 104 (26.87%) Cisco
4 72 (18.60%) Red Hat
5 62 (16.02%) Citrix
6 55 (14.21%) EMC
7 39 (10.08%) Oracle
8 38 (9.82%) Dell
8 38 (9.82%) HP
8 38 (9.82%) NetApp
9 18 (4.65%) IBM
9 18 (4.65%) Juniper
10 15 (3.88%) Veeam
11 13 (3.36%) AppSense
12 12 (3.10%) Google
12 12 (3.10%) Palo Alto
13 11 (2.84%) Apple
14 10 (2.58%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.58%) Kaseya
14 10 (2.58%) WatchGuard
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Up to £32,909 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension , Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Langley James Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Three People
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
aap3
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £56750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago