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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 708 734 703
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 184 200 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 153 164 146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £33,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +2 171 £45,000 -5.26% 31
London +2 61 £55,000 +5.76% 14
South East +32 48 £44,000 - 5
Hampshire +1 14 £43,000 -18.09%
Yorkshire 0 14 £50,000 +53.84%
West Yorkshire +22 13 £50,000 +38.88%
Leeds +17 13 £50,000 +12.99%
North West +20 12 £42,500 +34.64% 3
East Midlands +8 11 £38,500 -1.28% 3
East of England +28 9 £36,000 - 3
Kent - 9 £30,000 -
Leicestershire +21 8 £38,500 -1.28% 1
Wales -12 8 £43,750 +32.57%
South Wales -13 8 £43,750 +32.57%
West Midlands -24 8 £44,000 -12.00%
Surrey +11 7 £41,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +1 7 £46,500 +6.28%
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Manchester +14 6 £40,000 +25.00%
South West -26 6 £29,000 -27.50% 3
City of London +23 5 £44,000 -16.19% 2
Leicester +12 5 £33,500 -14.10% 1
Reading -2 5 £46,500 +6.28%
Cheshire +11 4 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Essex +7 4 £34,375 -
Southampton -7 4 £39,250 -19.48%
Rochdale - 4 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £43,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Bridgend - 4 £46,250 -

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 196 (59.04%) Windows
2 163 (49.10%) VMware
3 135 (40.66%) Microsoft
4 119 (35.84%) Active Directory
5 109 (32.83%) SAN
5 109 (32.83%) Linux
6 107 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (22.59%) Cisco
10 71 (21.39%) MS Excel
11 70 (21.08%) Firewall
12 67 (20.18%) MS Exchange
12 67 (20.18%) ITIL
12 67 (20.18%) Degree
13 60 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 58 (17.47%) Hyper-V
15 56 (16.87%) DNS
15 56 (16.87%) MCSE
15 56 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 55 (16.57%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
18 45 (13.55%) IIS
19 43 (12.95%) HP
20 42 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
21 38 (11.45%) Citrix
22 37 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
23 35 (10.54%) Security Cleared
23 35 (10.54%) SC Cleared
24 34 (10.24%) PCI DSS

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.55%) IIS
3 42 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (6.93%) Apache
6 18 (5.42%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.92%) JBoss
8 11 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.41%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.51%) Lync
12 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.60%) CMS
12 2 (0.60%) TPMS
13 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.30%) nginx
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 71 (21.39%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.31%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.12%) Office 365
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.81%) SaaS
5 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 109 (32.83%) SAN
2 70 (21.08%) Firewall
3 56 (16.87%) DNS
4 55 (16.57%) TCP/IP
5 29 (8.73%) VPN
6 28 (8.43%) DHCP
6 28 (8.43%) WAN
6 28 (8.43%) Wireless
7 27 (8.13%) LAN
8 24 (7.23%) VoIP
9 19 (5.72%) LDAP
10 18 (5.42%) VLAN
11 15 (4.52%) Network Security
12 13 (3.92%) iSCSI
13 12 (3.61%) NAS
14 11 (3.31%) NetScaler
14 11 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (2.71%) Broadband
17 8 (2.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.73%) MySQL
3 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) Redis
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.81%) Subversion
4 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.90%) LabVIEW
5 3 (0.90%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.30%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 30 (9.04%) Finance
2 29 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.12%) Retail
4 10 (3.01%) Advertising
5 8 (2.41%) Back Office
6 7 (2.11%) Electronics
6 7 (2.11%) Law
7 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.51%) Games
7 5 (1.51%) Military
8 3 (0.90%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.72%) Web Services
2 12 (3.61%) XML
2 12 (3.61%) LAMP
3 11 (3.31%) Middleware
3 11 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.11%) MAPI
5 5 (1.51%) HTML
5 5 (1.51%) CSS
5 5 (1.51%) JSON
6 4 (1.20%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.90%) .NET
8 2 (0.60%) J2EE
8 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.30%) JSP
9 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.30%) WSH
9 1 (0.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.64%) Clustering
2 27 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.63%) Replication
4 20 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.92%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.71%) PKI
8 7 (2.11%) PDA
8 7 (2.11%) Derivative
8 7 (2.11%) iPhone
8 7 (2.11%) Open Source
9 5 (1.51%) User Experience
10 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.90%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.90%) GIS
12 2 (0.60%) Social Network
13 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.30%) FMCG
13 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 196 (59.04%) Windows
2 109 (32.83%) Linux
3 83 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (9.34%) UNIX
6 31 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (7.53%) Windows 7
8 21 (6.33%) CentOS
9 16 (4.82%) Solaris
10 13 (3.92%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.01%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.01%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.11%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.11%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.11%) Android
13 6 (1.81%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) HPUX
15 1 (0.30%) AIX
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.18%) ITIL
2 56 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (10.24%) Project Management
4 27 (8.13%) DevOps
5 22 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (5.72%) Change Management
6 19 (5.72%) UML
6 19 (5.72%) Configuration Management
7 18 (5.42%) TOGAF
7 18 (5.42%) Incident Management
8 16 (4.82%) Load Balancing
8 16 (4.82%) E-Commerce
8 16 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (4.52%) Data Modelling
10 14 (4.22%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.22%) Business Continuity
11 13 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (3.92%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.24%) Perl
2 28 (8.43%) Java
2 28 (8.43%) Python
3 26 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 26 (7.83%) SQL
4 21 (6.33%) PHP
5 19 (5.72%) Bash Shell
6 17 (5.12%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.82%) C
8 14 (4.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.81%) C++
9 6 (1.81%) Ruby
10 5 (1.51%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.51%) VBScript
11 4 (1.20%) AWK
11 4 (1.20%) sed
12 2 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (20.18%) Degree
2 60 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (16.87%) MCSE
4 37 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (10.54%) SC Cleared
5 35 (10.54%) Security Cleared
6 26 (7.83%) CCNA
7 25 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (6.93%) CCNP
9 20 (6.02%) MCITP
10 18 (5.42%) MCP
11 17 (5.12%) MCSA
12 10 (3.01%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.11%) CCDA
13 7 (2.11%) MCTS
14 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.20%) RHCE
14 4 (1.20%) CCDP
14 4 (1.20%) CCIE
14 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.24%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.42%) SLA
3 16 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.20%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 119 (35.84%) Active Directory
2 107 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (17.47%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.43%) vSphere
5 26 (7.83%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (6.02%) VMware ESX
7 17 (5.12%) XenApp
8 6 (1.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.20%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.90%) UAG
10 3 (0.90%) KVM
10 3 (0.90%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.90%) NFS
11 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.60%) XenServer
12 1 (0.30%) Postfix
12 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (8.43%) SCCM
2 24 (7.23%) Puppet
3 17 (5.12%) Nagios
4 14 (4.22%) WSUS
5 13 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.01%) SCOM
6 10 (3.01%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.41%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.81%) Ansible
8 6 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.81%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.81%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (1.81%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.90%) Salt
9 3 (0.90%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.60%) Graphite
10 2 (0.60%) Munin
11 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 163 (49.10%) VMware
2 135 (40.66%) Microsoft
3 75 (22.59%) Cisco
4 43 (12.95%) HP
5 38 (11.45%) Citrix
6 33 (9.94%) Red Hat
7 31 (9.34%) Oracle
8 26 (7.83%) EMC
9 25 (7.53%) IBM
10 22 (6.63%) NetApp
11 16 (4.82%) Dell
12 12 (3.61%) Juniper
12 12 (3.61%) Symantec
12 12 (3.61%) Veeam
12 12 (3.61%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.31%) Talend
13 11 (3.31%) TIBCO
14 9 (2.71%) Apple
15 8 (2.41%) Altiris
16 7 (2.11%) SolarWinds
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus and other exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance/Pension/Health/Life
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 41000 and 57000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
South Hampstead High School
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £37,394 - 45,954 per year + excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Enfield
Blue Town Online
Posted: 9 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago