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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
UK
Rank 712 776 776
Rank change year-on-year
+64 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 141 171 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 122 144 135
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,796 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +55 134 £55,000 +4.76% 17
South East +78 58 £54,000 -10.00% 7
London +36 52 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Oxfordshire +45 24 £54,000 +14.89% 3
Hampshire +30 11 £90,000 +24.13% 1
Kent +22 11 £39,000 -20.20%
South West +22 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Surrey +47 7 £56,000 +9.26% 2
East Midlands +2 7 £39,490 +19.99% 1
Fareham - 7 - -
Berkshire +25 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Wiltshire +24 4 £47,500 -
Swindon +20 4 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £34,980 -
Cardiff - 4 £33,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
Banbury - 4 £36,250 - 1
Kidlington - 4 £65,000 -
Oxford - 4 £65,000 -
South Wales - 4 £33,000 -
Wales - 4 £33,000 -
East of England +20 3 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bristol +5 3 £57,500 +59.72%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £47,500 +13.09%
Basingstoke - 3 £90,000 -
Slough - 3 £67,500 -
Essex - 3 £52,500 -
Reading +37 2 £45,000 -18.18%
City of London +31 2 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Nottingham -7 2 £42,500 +4.29%

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 151 (51.36%) Linux
2 127 (43.20%) Windows
3 116 (39.46%) VMware
4 72 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 71 (24.15%) DNS
5 71 (24.15%) Python
6 66 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (22.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (21.77%) Hyper-V
9 61 (20.75%) Active Directory
10 59 (20.07%) Unix
10 59 (20.07%) Degree
10 59 (20.07%) Windows Server
11 56 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (18.71%) Bash Shell
13 52 (17.69%) Firewall
14 51 (17.35%) Puppet
15 49 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (16.67%) Cisco
16 47 (15.99%) SQL
16 47 (15.99%) Apache
17 45 (15.31%) High Availability
18 43 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 42 (14.29%) DHCP
20 40 (13.61%) ITIL
20 40 (13.61%) PowerShell
21 38 (12.93%) Java
22 35 (11.90%) DevOps
23 33 (11.22%) Data Centre
23 33 (11.22%) TCP/IP

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 47 (15.99%) Apache
2 24 (8.16%) IIS
3 21 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.80%) nginx
5 17 (5.78%) Skype for Business
6 15 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (5.10%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.42%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.40%) lighttpd
10 7 (2.38%) JBoss
11 6 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) Captiva
13 1 (0.34%) Confluence
13 1 (0.34%) Documentum
13 1 (0.34%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.04%) MS Office
2 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (10.88%) IaaS
4 30 (10.20%) Office 365
5 26 (8.84%) PaaS
6 22 (7.48%) SaaS
7 10 (3.40%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (3.40%) SoftLayer
8 9 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) G Suite
11 1 (0.34%) GitHub
11 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 71 (24.15%) DNS
2 52 (17.69%) Firewall
3 42 (14.29%) DHCP
4 33 (11.22%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.84%) LDAP
6 20 (6.80%) SAN
7 19 (6.46%) Kerberos
8 17 (5.78%) Internet
9 16 (5.44%) SSL
9 16 (5.44%) WAN
10 14 (4.76%) LAN
10 14 (4.76%) Wireless
11 11 (3.74%) VPN
12 10 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.40%) Skype
13 8 (2.72%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.72%) VLAN
13 8 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.72%) Wireshark
14 7 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.84%) MySQL
2 13 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.72%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.72%) Redis
5 6 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.70%) Big Data
6 5 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) Aerospike
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.44%) Subversion
3 12 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.36%) JIRA
7 3 (1.02%) git-flow
8 2 (0.68%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.68%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) Trac
9 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (7.48%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.08%) Marketing
4 9 (3.06%) Publishing
5 8 (2.72%) Back Office
6 7 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.04%) Electronics
8 4 (1.36%) Retail
9 3 (1.02%) Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Local Government
9 3 (1.02%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) Java EE
2 17 (5.78%) LAMP
3 9 (3.06%) Middleware
3 9 (3.06%) Web Services
4 7 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (1.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (1.70%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (1.70%) OpenCL
5 5 (1.70%) OpenCV
5 5 (1.70%) STL
6 4 (1.36%) .NET
6 4 (1.36%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (1.02%) JMS
7 3 (1.02%) Node.js
7 3 (1.02%) REST
7 3 (1.02%) Serverless Framework
8 2 (0.68%) EJB
8 2 (0.68%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.68%) Spring
8 2 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.78%) PKI
4 12 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.06%) Biology
6 9 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.70%) Clustering
9 4 (1.36%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.68%) iPad
11 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 151 (51.36%) Linux
2 127 (43.20%) Windows
3 65 (22.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (20.07%) Unix
4 59 (20.07%) Windows Server
5 28 (9.52%) Debian
6 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 15 (5.10%) Mac OS X
10 13 (4.42%) AIX
10 13 (4.42%) CentOS
11 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.04%) Solaris
13 5 (1.70%) Fedora
13 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.02%) Android
15 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.31%) High Availability
3 40 (13.61%) ITIL
4 35 (11.90%) DevOps
5 26 (8.84%) Patch Management
6 23 (7.82%) Configuration Management
6 23 (7.82%) OO
7 22 (7.48%) Project Management
8 21 (7.14%) OOD
9 20 (6.80%) Service Delivery
10 19 (6.46%) Identity Management
11 18 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.10%) Email Filtering
14 14 (4.76%) Load Balancing
15 12 (4.08%) Asset Management
15 12 (4.08%) Server Hardening
15 12 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.15%) Python
2 55 (18.71%) Bash Shell
3 47 (15.99%) SQL
4 40 (13.61%) PowerShell
5 38 (12.93%) Java
6 29 (9.86%) Ruby
7 28 (9.52%) Perl
8 25 (8.50%) C++
9 21 (7.14%) PHP
10 14 (4.76%) C
11 6 (2.04%) C#
12 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.70%) Tcl
13 4 (1.36%) VBScript
14 3 (1.02%) Go
14 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.02%) Scala
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (20.07%) Degree
2 24 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (7.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (7.48%) MCSE
5 21 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.08%) CCNA
8 11 (3.74%) MCITP
9 9 (3.06%) MCP
9 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.72%) MCSA
11 5 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.02%) CCIE
13 2 (0.68%) CCNP
13 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.68%) RHCE
14 1 (0.34%) CCSE
14 1 (0.34%) CCSP
14 1 (0.34%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (2.72%) SLA
3 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.34%) ISO26262
System Software
1 66 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (21.77%) Hyper-V
3 61 (20.75%) Active Directory
4 25 (8.50%) Virtual Servers
5 21 (7.14%) vSphere
6 15 (5.10%) KVM
6 15 (5.10%) Xen
7 11 (3.74%) Docker
8 10 (3.40%) QEMU
8 10 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.40%) XenApp
9 9 (3.06%) Ceph
9 9 (3.06%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 5 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.70%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.02%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 51 (17.35%) Puppet
2 33 (11.22%) Ansible
2 33 (11.22%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (10.88%) SCOM
4 25 (8.50%) SCCM
5 16 (5.44%) Mesos
6 14 (4.76%) Salt
7 12 (4.08%) Kubernetes
8 11 (3.74%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (3.74%) Nagios
9 10 (3.40%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.38%) WSUS
11 5 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.70%) Marathon
11 5 (1.70%) MOM
11 5 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.36%) OPNET
13 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.02%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.68%) rkt
Vendors
1 116 (39.46%) VMware
2 72 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 49 (16.67%) Cisco
4 27 (9.18%) Red Hat
5 24 (8.16%) Citrix
6 19 (6.46%) SolarWinds
7 17 (5.78%) IBM
8 14 (4.76%) HP
8 14 (4.76%) NetApp
8 14 (4.76%) SaltStack
9 13 (4.42%) F5
10 11 (3.74%) LANDesk
10 11 (3.74%) Oracle
11 10 (3.40%) EMC
12 9 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.72%) Dell
14 7 (2.38%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.04%) Google
15 6 (2.04%) Intel
15 6 (2.04%) Juniper
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Ticketmaster Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Gardline Geosurvey Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago