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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 722 721 771
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 177 257 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 154 209 187
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 £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.62% -15.75%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 163 £52,500 +16.66% 14
South East +22 78 £52,500 +16.66% 6
London +38 44 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Berkshire +19 26 £52,500 -19.23%
East of England -4 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Oxfordshire -2 16 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Hampshire +12 14 £50,000 +53.84% 1
South West -10 10 £52,500 +16.03% 1
Bracknell - 10 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +6 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxford -6 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 9 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £50,750 +26.87% 1
Cambridge +9 8 £50,750 +26.87%
Surrey +7 7 £57,500 +44.65% 2
Gloucestershire +2 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Southampton - 7 £50,000 - 1
Burgess Hill - 7 £42,500 -
Brighton +10 6 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex +9 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Gloucester +6 6 £52,500 +31.25%
City of London +49 5 £52,500 -25.00% 2
North West +15 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire +27 4 £40,750 -4.11%
West Yorkshire +14 4 £40,750 -6.85%
Scotland +11 4 £55,000 +38.36% 1
Leicestershire -3 4 £38,500 +37.50% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £38,500 +9.55% 1
Glasgow - 4 £55,000 - 1

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 152 (42.58%) Linux
2 151 (42.30%) VMware
3 150 (42.02%) Windows
4 126 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 117 (32.77%) Microsoft
6 114 (31.93%) Cisco
7 110 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 97 (27.17%) ITIL
9 84 (23.53%) Firewall
10 81 (22.69%) Python
10 81 (22.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 71 (19.89%) MS Exchange
12 67 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (16.81%) Windows Server
14 57 (15.97%) DNS
15 56 (15.69%) Degree
16 55 (15.41%) MS Excel
17 53 (14.85%) SAN
18 49 (13.73%) Puppet
19 48 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
19 48 (13.45%) HP
20 47 (13.17%) Red Hat
20 47 (13.17%) vSphere
21 46 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (12.61%) VLAN
23 44 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (12.32%) DevOps
24 43 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
24 43 (12.04%) EMC
25 42 (11.76%) VPN

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 71 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 48 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (8.68%) Apache
4 31 (8.68%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.32%) IIS
6 11 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.96%) nginx
10 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.84%) JBoss
10 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.04%) MS Office
3 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.56%) Office 365
3 10 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.96%) IaaS
5 7 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.68%) SaaS
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 84 (23.53%) Firewall
2 57 (15.97%) DNS
3 53 (14.85%) SAN
4 45 (12.61%) VLAN
5 42 (11.76%) VPN
6 41 (11.48%) DHCP
6 41 (11.48%) TCP/IP
7 40 (11.20%) WAN
8 24 (6.72%) Wireless
9 22 (6.16%) LAN
10 21 (5.88%) Network Security
11 20 (5.60%) LDAP
12 19 (5.32%) OSPF
13 16 (4.48%) NAS
14 14 (3.92%) BGP
14 14 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (3.64%) IPv4
16 12 (3.36%) MPLS
17 11 (3.08%) Internet
18 10 (2.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.88%) MySQL
3 12 (3.36%) Redis
4 11 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.96%) Aerospike
8 6 (1.68%) Big Data
8 6 (1.68%) Riak
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.12%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.28%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.32%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.08%) JIRA
5 8 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.40%) Subversion
8 2 (0.56%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Maven
9 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 28 (7.84%) Finance
2 19 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.64%) Banking
4 9 (2.52%) Publishing
4 9 (2.52%) Retail
5 7 (1.96%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.96%) Marketing
6 6 (1.68%) Electronics
7 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.88%) Web Services
2 11 (3.08%) LAMP
3 10 (2.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (2.80%) OpenCL
3 10 (2.80%) OpenCV
3 10 (2.80%) STL
4 9 (2.52%) .NET
4 9 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (2.24%) MAPI
6 7 (1.96%) CSS
6 7 (1.96%) JSON
7 6 (1.68%) XML
8 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.84%) Java EE
10 2 (0.56%) Node.js
10 2 (0.56%) React
11 1 (0.28%) CSS3
11 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.28%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 19 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.32%) Clustering
4 18 (5.04%) EqualLogic
5 16 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.80%) EPoS
7 10 (2.80%) iPhone
7 10 (2.80%) NHS
8 9 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.52%) Replication
9 8 (2.24%) PDA
10 7 (1.96%) iPad
11 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.68%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.40%) Fintech
12 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 152 (42.58%) Linux
2 150 (42.02%) Windows
3 81 (22.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (16.81%) Windows Server
6 37 (10.36%) Unix
7 30 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (8.40%) Windows 7
8 29 (8.12%) Ubuntu
9 27 (7.56%) CentOS
9 27 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (5.32%) Windows 10
11 15 (4.20%) Debian
12 13 (3.64%) Windows 8
13 12 (3.36%) Android
14 9 (2.52%) Solaris
14 9 (2.52%) Windows XP
15 8 (2.24%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.12%) AIX
16 4 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.17%) ITIL
2 44 (12.32%) DevOps
3 42 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (10.36%) Software Engineering
5 31 (8.68%) Virtual Environments
6 29 (8.12%) High Availability
7 28 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 26 (7.28%) Configuration Management
9 24 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.44%) Validation
11 20 (5.60%) Project Management
12 16 (4.48%) Service Management
13 14 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (3.92%) PRINCE2
14 13 (3.64%) ERP
14 13 (3.64%) Open Source
14 13 (3.64%) Project Planning
14 13 (3.64%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.64%) Time Management
14 13 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.69%) Python
2 42 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.48%) SQL
4 37 (10.36%) Perl
5 34 (9.52%) Java
5 34 (9.52%) Ruby
6 31 (8.68%) Bash Shell
7 24 (6.72%) C++
8 17 (4.76%) C
9 16 (4.48%) PHP
10 13 (3.64%) C#
11 11 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.52%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.40%) Go
14 4 (1.12%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.84%) Tcl
16 2 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.56%) Korn
16 2 (0.56%) Scala
17 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 56 (15.69%) Degree
2 46 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (10.64%) MCSE
6 27 (7.56%) CCNP
7 25 (7.00%) CCNA
7 25 (7.00%) MCSA
8 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
9 20 (5.60%) MCITP
9 20 (5.60%) SC Cleared
10 17 (4.76%) MCP
11 10 (2.80%) CCSE
11 10 (2.80%) CCSP
12 9 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.24%) RHCE
14 7 (1.96%) CCIE
14 7 (1.96%) RHCSA
15 6 (1.68%) VCP6
16 4 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.76%) QA
2 15 (4.20%) SLA
3 11 (3.08%) JSP 440
4 8 (2.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 110 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (13.17%) vSphere
4 37 (10.36%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.04%) Docker
6 15 (4.20%) KVM
7 13 (3.64%) Firmware
8 11 (3.08%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (2.52%) NFS
11 7 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.68%) LXC
12 6 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.68%) Xen
12 6 (1.68%) XenApp
13 5 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (13.73%) Puppet
2 43 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (8.12%) SCOM
4 26 (7.28%) Ansible
5 24 (6.72%) SCCM
6 17 (4.76%) Nagios
7 12 (3.36%) Foglight
8 11 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (2.80%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.68%) Graphite
10 6 (1.68%) Marathon
10 6 (1.68%) Mesos
10 6 (1.68%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.68%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.40%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (1.40%) WSUS
12 4 (1.12%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 151 (42.30%) VMware
2 117 (32.77%) Microsoft
3 114 (31.93%) Cisco
4 48 (13.45%) HP
5 47 (13.17%) Red Hat
6 43 (12.04%) EMC
7 34 (9.52%) NetApp
8 30 (8.40%) Citrix
9 21 (5.88%) Dell
9 21 (5.88%) Veeam
10 16 (4.48%) Oracle
11 14 (3.92%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.64%) WatchGuard
13 12 (3.36%) Fortinet
13 12 (3.36%) Kaseya
13 12 (3.36%) Kaspersky
14 10 (2.80%) Intel
14 10 (2.80%) Palo Alto
15 8 (2.24%) Apple
15 8 (2.24%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum, Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago