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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 742 725 791
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 180 244 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 139 203 181
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £31,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -4 175 £52,500 +14.13% 16
London +6 55 £57,500 +4.54% 6
South East +12 37 £57,500 +27.77% 2
East of England +36 24 £57,000 +8.57% 1
Yorkshire +20 22 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Berkshire +31 19 £60,000 +26.31% 1
South West +21 19 £35,000 +20.68% 1
West Yorkshire +19 14 £42,500 -15.00% 2
City of London +56 13 £52,500 -15.32% 4
Cambridge +15 11 £59,000 +53.24% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £59,000 +53.24% 1
Cornwall - 11 £35,000 -
Essex +20 10 £26,500 -11.66%
Redruth - 9 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 9 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Windsor - 7 £60,000 -
York - 7 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 7 - - 1
East Midlands -11 6 £39,250 -5.81% 1
West Midlands -18 6 £38,750 -4.90%
Hertfordshire +20 5 £26,500 -55.83%
Hampshire +2 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Leeds -5 5 £65,000 +30.00%
North West +12 4 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +7 4 £40,000 -
Portsmouth +7 4 £36,750 -14.53%
Worcestershire 0 4 £38,750 -11.93%
Worcester - 4 £38,750 -
Reading +14 3 £60,000 +36.36%

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 178 (49.58%) VMware
2 174 (48.47%) Windows
3 140 (39.00%) Active Directory
4 134 (37.33%) Microsoft
4 134 (37.33%) Linux
5 125 (34.82%) Cisco
6 121 (33.70%) ITIL
6 121 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 113 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (27.02%) Windows Server
9 87 (24.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 87 (24.23%) MS Exchange
10 78 (21.73%) MS Excel
11 76 (21.17%) Python
12 75 (20.89%) Firewall
13 67 (18.66%) SAN
14 60 (16.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 60 (16.71%) Windows 7
15 58 (16.16%) EMC
16 57 (15.88%) Red Hat
16 57 (15.88%) VLAN
17 56 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 54 (15.04%) Hyper-V
18 54 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2013
19 53 (14.76%) Puppet
19 53 (14.76%) SQL Server
20 52 (14.48%) HP
21 50 (13.93%) DNS
22 48 (13.37%) SQL
22 48 (13.37%) Citrix

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 87 (24.23%) MS Exchange
2 56 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (10.58%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (4.18%) IIS
7 14 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (3.34%) Apache
9 6 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.67%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.11%) Node.js
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (21.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.74%) MS Office
3 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.01%) Office 365
3 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.84%) PaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.28%) Route 53
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (20.89%) Firewall
2 67 (18.66%) SAN
3 57 (15.88%) VLAN
4 50 (13.93%) DNS
5 41 (11.42%) TCP/IP
6 40 (11.14%) WAN
7 38 (10.58%) VPN
8 24 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (5.57%) DHCP
9 20 (5.57%) Wireless
10 19 (5.29%) NAS
11 17 (4.74%) SMTP
12 16 (4.46%) OSPF
13 15 (4.18%) LAN
14 13 (3.62%) BGP
14 13 (3.62%) DMZ
14 13 (3.62%) IMAP
15 12 (3.34%) EIGRP
15 12 (3.34%) Network Security
16 11 (3.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.06%) Riak
3 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.51%) CouchDB
4 9 (2.51%) MySQL
5 7 (1.95%) Redis
6 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.56%) Big Data
9 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.56%) HBase
9 2 (0.56%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (5.85%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (4.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.39%) Maven
6 4 (1.11%) Subversion
7 3 (0.84%) JIRA
7 3 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.28%) Gradle
9 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (7.24%) Finance
2 19 (5.29%) Banking
3 14 (3.90%) Law
4 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.11%) Games
5 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Publishing
6 3 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.56%) Avionics
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.18%) Web Services
2 13 (3.62%) MAPI
3 5 (1.39%) .NET
3 5 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.11%) JSON
5 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.84%) CSS
5 3 (0.84%) LAMP
6 2 (0.56%) Akka
6 2 (0.56%) React
6 2 (0.56%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.28%) CSS3
7 1 (0.28%) HTML
7 1 (0.28%) HTML5
7 1 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) RESTful
7 1 (0.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.19%) EqualLogic
3 25 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.69%) EMC VNX
5 23 (6.41%) Clustering
6 20 (5.57%) EPoS
6 20 (5.57%) Management Information System
7 16 (4.46%) Blackberry
8 15 (4.18%) iPhone
9 14 (3.90%) Replication
10 13 (3.62%) NHS
10 13 (3.62%) PDA
11 7 (1.95%) Fintech
12 6 (1.67%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 174 (48.47%) Windows
2 134 (37.33%) Linux
3 113 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (27.02%) Windows Server
5 87 (24.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (16.71%) Windows 7
6 60 (16.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (10.03%) CentOS
8 30 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (7.52%) Windows 8
10 24 (6.69%) Unix
11 19 (5.29%) Windows 10
12 17 (4.74%) Android
13 16 (4.46%) Windows XP
14 15 (4.18%) Ubuntu
15 13 (3.62%) Windows Vista
16 8 (2.23%) SUSE
17 7 (1.95%) Solaris
18 6 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (33.70%) ITIL
2 43 (11.98%) DevOps
3 38 (10.58%) High Availability
4 35 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (9.47%) Software Engineering
6 28 (7.80%) Project Management
7 27 (7.52%) Mentoring
8 24 (6.69%) Service Management
9 23 (6.41%) Validation
10 22 (6.13%) ERP
10 22 (6.13%) Time Management
11 21 (5.85%) Configuration Management
12 20 (5.57%) Database Tuning
12 20 (5.57%) Open Source
12 20 (5.57%) SysML
12 20 (5.57%) UML
13 19 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (4.74%) MODAF
14 17 (4.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.17%) Python
2 48 (13.37%) SQL
3 35 (9.75%) Java
3 35 (9.75%) Perl
4 31 (8.64%) Bash Shell
5 27 (7.52%) PowerShell
6 25 (6.96%) Ruby
7 24 (6.69%) C
8 16 (4.46%) C#
9 10 (2.79%) C++
10 7 (1.95%) Go
10 7 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.67%) Korn
11 6 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.11%) PHP
12 4 (1.11%) Scala
13 3 (0.84%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.56%) R
15 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (11.14%) Degree
3 39 (10.86%) CCNP
4 31 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (8.08%) CCNA
6 28 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (6.69%) Security Cleared
8 21 (5.85%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.74%) MCSE
10 16 (4.46%) RHCE
11 14 (3.90%) MCITP
11 14 (3.90%) RHCSA
12 12 (3.34%) MCSA
13 11 (3.06%) CCSE
13 11 (3.06%) CCSP
14 8 (2.23%) MCP
15 4 (1.11%) CCA
15 4 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.84%) CISSP
16 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.24%) SLA
2 16 (4.46%) JSP 440
2 16 (4.46%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 140 (39.00%) Active Directory
2 121 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (15.04%) Hyper-V
4 45 (12.53%) vSphere
5 24 (6.69%) Docker
6 16 (4.46%) NFS
7 14 (3.90%) XenApp
8 10 (2.79%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.51%) KVM
9 9 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.95%) Firmware
10 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.39%) XenServer
12 4 (1.11%) iptables
12 4 (1.11%) UAG
13 2 (0.56%) LXC
14 1 (0.28%) VMFS
14 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (14.76%) Puppet
2 39 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (10.86%) SCOM
3 38 (10.58%) SCCM
4 25 (6.96%) Foglight
5 24 (6.69%) Nagios
6 21 (5.85%) Ansible
7 14 (3.90%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.39%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.39%) WSUS
9 4 (1.11%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.84%) Salt
11 2 (0.56%) Graphite
11 2 (0.56%) Mesos
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.28%) Cacti
12 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 178 (49.58%) VMware
2 134 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 125 (34.82%) Cisco
4 58 (16.16%) EMC
5 57 (15.88%) Red Hat
6 52 (14.48%) HP
7 48 (13.37%) Citrix
8 43 (11.98%) NetApp
9 39 (10.86%) Veeam
10 34 (9.47%) Dell
11 26 (7.24%) WatchGuard
12 25 (6.96%) Fortinet
12 25 (6.96%) Kaseya
12 25 (6.96%) Kaspersky
13 21 (5.85%) Apple
14 17 (4.74%) Oracle
15 13 (3.62%) Draytek
16 12 (3.34%) CheckPoint
17 11 (3.06%) Palo Alto
18 9 (2.51%) Symantec
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58k-60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago