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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 684 755 697
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 209 191 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 175 163 141
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £44,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +15.78%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 +85 197 £45,000 -10.00% 25
London +30 80 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East +29 51 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +28 21 £40,500 +3.84% 1
Leicestershire +29 14 £40,000 +2.56%
Leicester +23 13 £40,250 +3.20%
Kent - 12 £30,000 -
East of England +22 10 £38,500 - 4
Hampshire +4 10 £44,000 -16.19%
City of London +38 9 £62,000 +18.09% 1
Leeds +29 9 £50,000 +38.88%
West Yorkshire +21 9 £50,000 +38.88%
Yorkshire +10 9 £50,000 +53.84%
North West +5 9 £40,000 +25.73% 2
Berkshire +2 8 £48,750 -11.36% 1
West Midlands 0 8 £40,750 -18.50% 1
South West -16 8 £29,000 -44.76% 1
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Surrey +10 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £38,500 - 4
Manchester +5 5 £40,000 +25.00%
South Wales -15 5 £43,750 +32.57%
Wales -17 5 £43,750 +32.57%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham +5 4 £41,674 - 1
Telford +4 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £41,674 - 1
Cheshire -1 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Shropshire -1 4 - -
Reading -7 4 £45,750 -16.81%

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 219 (61.17%) Windows
2 170 (47.49%) VMware
3 159 (44.41%) Microsoft
4 128 (35.75%) Active Directory
5 118 (32.96%) Linux
6 116 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 108 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 107 (29.89%) SAN
9 103 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (25.14%) MS Exchange
11 84 (23.46%) Cisco
12 80 (22.35%) Firewall
13 77 (21.51%) ITIL
14 76 (21.23%) MS Excel
15 74 (20.67%) DNS
16 70 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (17.88%) TCP/IP
17 64 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 62 (17.32%) MCSE
18 62 (17.32%) SQL Server
19 61 (17.04%) Hyper-V
20 59 (16.48%) IIS
21 58 (16.20%) Disaster Recovery
21 58 (16.20%) Degree
22 55 (15.36%) HP
23 49 (13.69%) Data Centre
24 48 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
25 46 (12.85%) Citrix
26 39 (10.89%) vSphere
27 37 (10.34%) Clustering

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 90 (25.14%) MS Exchange
2 64 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (16.48%) IIS
4 27 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 27 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.98%) Apache
6 24 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (3.63%) JBoss
10 10 (2.79%) Lync
11 7 (1.96%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.56%) CMS
12 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.56%) TPMS
13 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
13 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 76 (21.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.07%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.82%) Office 365
2 18 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 107 (29.89%) SAN
2 80 (22.35%) Firewall
3 74 (20.67%) DNS
4 64 (17.88%) TCP/IP
5 33 (9.22%) VPN
6 32 (8.94%) DHCP
7 31 (8.66%) Wireless
8 28 (7.82%) VoIP
9 27 (7.54%) LAN
10 23 (6.42%) WAN
11 19 (5.31%) VLAN
12 17 (4.75%) LDAP
13 16 (4.47%) NAS
14 15 (4.19%) Network Security
15 14 (3.91%) SMTP
16 13 (3.63%) NetScaler
17 12 (3.35%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (2.79%) iSCSI
18 10 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (2.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.82%) MySQL
3 24 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (3.07%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (2.51%) Subversion
3 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.28%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 34 (9.50%) Telecoms
2 33 (9.22%) Finance
3 20 (5.59%) Retail
4 14 (3.91%) Back Office
5 9 (2.51%) Law
6 8 (2.23%) Banking
7 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.12%) Games
9 4 (1.12%) Electronics
10 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Military
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.75%) Web Services
2 13 (3.63%) XML
3 12 (3.35%) LAMP
4 11 (3.07%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (3.07%) Middleware
5 9 (2.51%) MAPI
6 7 (1.96%) .NET
7 6 (1.68%) JSON
7 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.68%) CSS
8 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.40%) HTML
8 5 (1.40%) Classic ASP
8 5 (1.40%) SAML
9 4 (1.12%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.28%) J2EE
10 1 (0.28%) JSP
10 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.69%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.34%) Clustering
3 27 (7.54%) Replication
4 22 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.47%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.51%) PDA
7 9 (2.51%) iPhone
8 8 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.96%) PKI
10 6 (1.68%) User Experience
11 5 (1.40%) SecurID
12 3 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.56%) Derivative
13 2 (0.56%) Social Network
13 2 (0.56%) DTV
13 2 (0.56%) GIS
13 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 219 (61.17%) Windows
2 118 (32.96%) Linux
3 108 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (10.06%) UNIX
7 26 (7.26%) Windows 7
7 26 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.75%) CentOS
9 16 (4.47%) Solaris
10 15 (4.19%) Windows XP
11 14 (3.91%) Ubuntu
12 13 (3.63%) Windows 8
13 12 (3.35%) Android
14 9 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 9 (2.51%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.12%) Debian
16 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.56%) HPUX
18 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.51%) ITIL
2 58 (16.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (9.78%) DevOps
4 30 (8.38%) Change Management
5 28 (7.82%) Project Management
6 26 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (5.59%) Incident Management
8 17 (4.75%) E-Commerce
8 17 (4.75%) UML
8 17 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (4.75%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 15 (4.19%) TOGAF
11 13 (3.63%) Problem Management
11 13 (3.63%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (3.35%) Business Continuity
12 12 (3.35%) Load Balancing
13 11 (3.07%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.06%) SQL
2 34 (9.50%) Perl
3 32 (8.94%) Java
4 31 (8.66%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.54%) Python
6 17 (4.75%) PHP
7 16 (4.47%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.91%) C
9 7 (1.96%) VBScript
9 7 (1.96%) Ruby
9 7 (1.96%) C++
10 6 (1.68%) C#
11 4 (1.12%) AWK
11 4 (1.12%) sed
12 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 70 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (17.32%) MCSE
3 58 (16.20%) Degree
4 37 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (8.66%) SC Cleared
5 31 (8.66%) Security Cleared
6 30 (8.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (8.10%) CCNA
8 27 (7.54%) MCP
9 25 (6.98%) MCITP
10 23 (6.42%) MCSA
10 23 (6.42%) CCNP
11 11 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.51%) MCTS
13 7 (1.96%) CCDA
14 6 (1.68%) CCDP
15 5 (1.40%) CCIE
15 5 (1.40%) HND
15 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.40%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.22%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 128 (35.75%) Active Directory
2 116 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.89%) vSphere
5 25 (6.98%) XenApp
6 23 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (5.59%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (2.51%) UAG
10 7 (1.96%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.12%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.84%) NFS
12 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.56%) iptables
13 2 (0.56%) vCloud
13 2 (0.56%) KVM
13 2 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (7.54%) SCCM
2 23 (6.42%) Puppet
3 17 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.19%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.07%) WSUS
5 11 (3.07%) Nagios
5 11 (3.07%) SCOM
6 8 (2.23%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.68%) Ansible
7 6 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (1.68%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.40%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.84%) Salt
10 2 (0.56%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.56%) SCSM
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.28%) logstash
11 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 170 (47.49%) VMware
2 159 (44.41%) Microsoft
3 84 (23.46%) Cisco
4 55 (15.36%) HP
5 46 (12.85%) Citrix
6 34 (9.50%) Red Hat
7 32 (8.94%) IBM
8 30 (8.38%) Oracle
9 29 (8.10%) EMC
10 25 (6.98%) NetApp
11 24 (6.70%) Dell
12 16 (4.47%) Juniper
13 15 (4.19%) Symantec
13 15 (4.19%) Veeam
14 13 (3.63%) Apple
15 11 (3.07%) TIBCO
15 11 (3.07%) 3PAR
15 11 (3.07%) Talend
16 10 (2.79%) AppSense
17 9 (2.51%) Draytek
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