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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 673 687 733
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 216 186 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 182 173 151
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £32,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 193 £50,000 +17.64% 16
London +3 92 £50,875 +1.75% 3
Yorkshire -18 35 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Leeds -2 30 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 30 £50,000 +31.57% 2
South East -39 30 £47,500 +4.39% 7
East of England -14 12 £66,000 +103.07%
Wales +13 10 £35,000 +12.90%
South Wales +8 10 £35,000 +12.90%
Berkshire +1 10 £54,500 +15.34% 3
West Midlands +5 9 £37,500 -22.68%
North West -18 8 £33,500 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £35,000 -
Surrey -9 7 £45,000 +16.12%
Reading +6 6 £60,000 -14.28%
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £100,000 +207.69%
City of London -2 6 £58,750 +38.23% 1
Cambridge - 6 £100,000 -
Sheffield -13 5 £42,500 +13.33%
South Yorkshire -16 5 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands -24 5 £41,250 +8.55% 2
Warwickshire +13 4 £37,500 -22.68%
Sidcup +2 4 £51,688 +5.48% 1
Hampshire -8 4 £31,000 -22.50%
Hertfordshire - 4 £66,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £39,500 - 2
Leamington Spa - 4 £37,500 -
Brighton - 4 £39,500 - 1
Cumbria +6 3 £31,314 -
Slough +1 3 £54,000 +8.00% 1

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 220 (52.63%) VMware
2 200 (47.85%) Windows
3 172 (41.15%) Linux
4 134 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 108 (25.84%) Active Directory
6 93 (22.25%) Microsoft
6 93 (22.25%) SAN
7 89 (21.29%) DNS
7 89 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (18.66%) Citrix
9 76 (18.18%) Degree
10 75 (17.94%) Finance
11 74 (17.70%) ITIL
12 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 65 (15.55%) IIS
13 65 (15.55%) MS Exchange
14 64 (15.31%) Apache
15 60 (14.35%) DevOps
16 58 (13.88%) UNIX
17 56 (13.40%) Firewall
18 55 (13.16%) DHCP
19 53 (12.68%) LAN
19 53 (12.68%) SQL Server
19 53 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
20 49 (11.72%) WAN
20 49 (11.72%) HP
21 48 (11.48%) NetApp
21 48 (11.48%) MS Excel
21 48 (11.48%) Java
22 47 (11.24%) Cisco

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (15.55%) IIS
1 65 (15.55%) MS Exchange
2 64 (15.31%) Apache
3 47 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (7.89%) SharePoint
7 27 (6.46%) Tomcat
8 24 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.96%) Lync
11 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.72%) nginx
13 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.24%) Drupal
14 1 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 48 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.11%) MS Office
3 6 (1.44%) Simulink
4 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.48%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.67%) Joyent
3 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.20%) IaaS
5 4 (0.96%) Office 365
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.25%) SAN
2 89 (21.29%) DNS
3 56 (13.40%) Firewall
4 55 (13.16%) DHCP
5 53 (12.68%) LAN
6 49 (11.72%) WAN
7 46 (11.00%) TCP/IP
8 28 (6.70%) VPN
9 20 (4.78%) NAS
10 18 (4.31%) LDAP
11 16 (3.83%) Internet
11 16 (3.83%) Network Security
11 16 (3.83%) iSCSI
12 14 (3.35%) VLAN
12 14 (3.35%) NetScaler
13 13 (3.11%) SNMP
13 13 (3.11%) Wireless
14 12 (2.87%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.87%) SSH
15 5 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.74%) MySQL
3 21 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.72%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.83%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (0.72%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.48%) Hudson
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) dbdeploy
8 1 (0.24%) JIRA
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (17.94%) Finance
2 33 (7.89%) Aerospace
2 33 (7.89%) Electronics
3 17 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.11%) Avionics
5 11 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.91%) Retail
7 7 (1.67%) Military
8 6 (1.44%) Banking
9 5 (1.20%) Marketing
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.61%) LAMP
2 18 (4.31%) .NET
3 17 (4.07%) Web Services
4 14 (3.35%) XML
5 13 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.63%) CSS
7 10 (2.39%) JSON
7 10 (2.39%) jQuery
8 7 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.67%) Middleware
9 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.96%) WSH
11 4 (0.96%) WCF
12 3 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.72%) J2EE
13 2 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.11%) Clustering
6 12 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.67%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.67%) Open Source
9 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.20%) Robotics
9 5 (1.20%) Firmware
10 4 (0.96%) Physics
11 3 (0.72%) Derivative
11 3 (0.72%) DTV
12 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.24%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.24%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 200 (47.85%) Windows
2 172 (41.15%) Linux
3 89 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (13.88%) UNIX
6 44 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (7.18%) Solaris
9 18 (4.31%) Ubuntu
10 15 (3.59%) CentOS
11 9 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.20%) Debian
14 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.48%) Android
15 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.70%) ITIL
2 60 (14.35%) DevOps
3 53 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
4 46 (11.00%) Service Delivery
5 34 (8.13%) Project Management
5 34 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (7.66%) Incident Management
7 28 (6.70%) Mentoring
8 25 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.74%) Load Balancing
10 20 (4.78%) Line Management
11 19 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.55%) UML
12 15 (3.59%) Change Management
13 14 (3.35%) Performance Testing
14 13 (3.11%) MODAF
15 12 (2.87%) Configuration Management
15 12 (2.87%) B2C
16 10 (2.39%) Data Modelling
16 10 (2.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.48%) Java
2 44 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 42 (10.05%) Perl
4 38 (9.09%) SQL
5 24 (5.74%) JavaScript
6 22 (5.26%) Python
7 19 (4.55%) Ruby
8 16 (3.83%) C#
9 14 (3.35%) VBScript
10 12 (2.87%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.15%) VB
11 9 (2.15%) PHP
12 8 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.44%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.44%) C
14 5 (1.20%) VB6
14 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.72%) Haskell
15 3 (0.72%) Erlang
15 3 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (18.18%) Degree
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.18%) MCSE
4 26 (6.22%) RHCE
5 25 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (4.31%) MCITP
7 17 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.35%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.11%) MCSA
9 13 (3.11%) CCNA
10 11 (2.63%) MCTS
11 10 (2.39%) MCP
11 10 (2.39%) CCNP
12 4 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.72%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (0.72%) HNC
14 2 (0.48%) CCIE
14 2 (0.48%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.63%) IEC 61508
2 9 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.67%) SLA
4 5 (1.20%) QA
5 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (25.84%) Active Directory
3 39 (9.33%) XenApp
4 34 (8.13%) vSphere
5 32 (7.66%) Hyper-V
6 31 (7.42%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.87%) MetaFrame
7 12 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.91%) XenServer
8 8 (1.91%) vCloud
9 4 (0.96%) Xen
10 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.72%) NFS
11 2 (0.48%) Samba
11 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.48%) Varnish
12 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.24%) Postfix
12 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (5.02%) Puppet
3 19 (4.55%) SCCM
4 16 (3.83%) Nagios
5 9 (2.15%) SCOM
6 8 (1.91%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.44%) WSUS
8 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.72%) Opsview
10 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.48%) Kibana
10 2 (0.48%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.24%) Ansible
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 220 (52.63%) VMware
2 93 (22.25%) Microsoft
3 78 (18.66%) Citrix
4 49 (11.72%) HP
5 48 (11.48%) NetApp
6 47 (11.24%) Cisco
7 46 (11.00%) Red Hat
8 40 (9.57%) Oracle
9 29 (6.94%) JBoss
9 29 (6.94%) Dell
10 25 (5.98%) EMC
11 15 (3.59%) SAP
11 15 (3.59%) IBM
12 13 (3.11%) Symantec
13 9 (2.15%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.91%) Juniper
15 7 (1.67%) Rackspace
15 7 (1.67%) Talend
15 7 (1.67%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.67%) TIBCO
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £43,500 per annum basic + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 57,000 + excellent benefits and 31 days holiday
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits, 36 Hour Week
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
South Hampstead High School
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum Incl. London Weighting)
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago