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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 716 690 702
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 164 191 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 125 166 171
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -11.11%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014 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 December 2014. 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 -28 162 £45,000 -6.25% 18
London -46 66 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Yorkshire +12 36 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +28 31 £47,500 +30.13%
South East -18 23 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Leeds +13 19 £50,750 +35.33%
East Midlands +23 16 £39,000 +3.31% 4
City of London +15 16 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hampshire -7 13 £40,000 -
East of England -19 13 £41,250 +3.89% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Leicestershire +20 10 £39,000 +2.63% 4
Cambridge +5 8 £42,500 - 1
Bradford - 8 £47,500 -
West Midlands -15 7 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Leicester +24 4 £43,500 +14.47% 2
Wakefield -8 4 £40,000 +17.64%
North Yorkshire +9 3 £30,500 -18.66%
Sidcup -9 3 £50,875 +3.43%
South West -16 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
Weymouth - 3 £45,000 -
York - 3 £30,500 -
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Derbyshire +22 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Wales +9 2 £36,000 +10.76%
South Wales +5 2 £36,000 +10.76%
Kent -10 2 £47,750 -0.52%

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 209 (55.44%) Windows
2 191 (50.66%) VMware
3 150 (39.79%) Linux
4 123 (32.63%) Microsoft
5 112 (29.71%) SAN
6 107 (28.38%) Active Directory
7 82 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 78 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (18.83%) DevOps
10 65 (17.24%) UNIX
10 65 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 65 (17.24%) Cisco
11 64 (16.98%) Service Delivery
12 63 (16.71%) DNS
12 63 (16.71%) Finance
13 61 (16.18%) Project Management
14 60 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 59 (15.65%) ITIL
15 59 (15.65%) Citrix
16 58 (15.38%) Degree
17 56 (14.85%) Java
17 56 (14.85%) Apache
18 52 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 51 (13.53%) Firewall
20 48 (12.73%) SQL Server
21 47 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2007
22 44 (11.67%) Hyper-V
23 43 (11.41%) HP

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 56 (14.85%) Apache
3 47 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (10.61%) IIS
5 28 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (4.51%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (3.45%) SharePoint
11 9 (2.39%) JBoss
12 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.53%) CMS
14 2 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.53%) Lync
14 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 78 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Simulink
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.92%) Office 365
2 10 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 112 (29.71%) SAN
2 63 (16.71%) DNS
3 51 (13.53%) Firewall
4 41 (10.88%) DHCP
5 38 (10.08%) WAN
6 37 (9.81%) TCP/IP
6 37 (9.81%) LAN
7 32 (8.49%) VPN
8 26 (6.90%) Wireless
9 17 (4.51%) iSCSI
10 14 (3.71%) VLAN
11 12 (3.18%) LDAP
12 11 (2.92%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.65%) Network Security
14 9 (2.39%) NAS
15 8 (2.12%) SSL
16 7 (1.86%) SNMP
16 7 (1.86%) SSH
16 7 (1.86%) BGP
17 6 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.04%) MySQL
3 14 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.53%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) VLDB
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) OLTP
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (5.31%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.06%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.06%) Bazaar
3 4 (1.06%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.06%) Subversion
4 3 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.80%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) dbdeploy
6 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 63 (16.71%) Finance
2 14 (3.71%) Retail
3 12 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.39%) Banking
4 9 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.12%) Electronics
6 7 (1.86%) Advertising
6 7 (1.86%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.59%) Games
7 6 (1.59%) Military
8 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.04%) LAMP
2 11 (2.92%) .NET
2 11 (2.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.92%) Web Services
3 9 (2.39%) XML
4 5 (1.33%) CSS
4 5 (1.33%) J2EE
5 4 (1.06%) JSON
5 4 (1.06%) WCF
5 4 (1.06%) jQuery
6 3 (0.80%) WSH
6 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.53%) HTML
7 2 (0.53%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) JMS
8 1 (0.27%) JSP
8 1 (0.27%) WSDL
8 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 27 (7.16%) Clustering
3 21 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.18%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.12%) Replication
6 8 (2.12%) Derivative
7 6 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.33%) IVR
9 4 (1.06%) GIS
9 4 (1.06%) Open Source
9 4 (1.06%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Chemistry
10 3 (0.80%) PKI
11 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.53%) Physics
11 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.53%) DTV
11 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 209 (55.44%) Windows
2 150 (39.79%) Linux
3 78 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (17.24%) UNIX
5 60 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.51%) Solaris
9 16 (4.24%) CentOS
10 14 (3.71%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.65%) Debian
11 10 (2.65%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.12%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.86%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.83%) DevOps
2 64 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 61 (16.18%) Project Management
4 59 (15.65%) ITIL
5 30 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (6.37%) Configuration Management
7 23 (6.10%) E-Commerce
7 23 (6.10%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.51%) Software Engineering
9 17 (4.51%) Validation
10 16 (4.24%) Use Case
11 14 (3.71%) Migration
11 14 (3.71%) Change Management
11 14 (3.71%) B2C
12 13 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (3.18%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.65%) Line Management
14 10 (2.65%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.85%) Java
2 39 (10.34%) Perl
3 29 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 24 (6.37%) SQL
5 23 (6.10%) Python
6 19 (5.04%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.51%) C
8 13 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.18%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.92%) C#
10 11 (2.92%) Ruby
11 8 (2.12%) PHP
12 7 (1.86%) VBScript
13 5 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.06%) Lisp
14 4 (1.06%) Scala
14 4 (1.06%) Haskell
14 4 (1.06%) Erlang
14 4 (1.06%) OCaml
15 3 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (15.38%) Degree
2 52 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (10.34%) MCSE
4 22 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.04%) MCITP
7 18 (4.77%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.65%) MCSA
10 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.86%) MCTS
11 7 (1.86%) CCNP
11 7 (1.86%) CCNA
11 7 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.33%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.80%) MCP
14 3 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.24%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.98%) SLA
3 12 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.86%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.59%) QA
6 4 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 82 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 29 (7.69%) XenApp
5 25 (6.63%) VMware ESX
6 21 (5.57%) vSphere
7 18 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.92%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.12%) MetaFrame
10 6 (1.59%) XenServer
11 5 (1.33%) Xen
11 5 (1.33%) LXC
12 4 (1.06%) KVM
13 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.53%) Samba
14 2 (0.53%) Firmware
15 1 (0.27%) NFS
15 1 (0.27%) Varnish
15 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (7.43%) SCCM
2 22 (5.84%) Puppet
2 22 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.04%) Nagios
4 17 (4.51%) WSUS
5 10 (2.65%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.12%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.12%) CFEngine
7 7 (1.86%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.59%) Ansible
8 6 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.06%) Graphite
9 4 (1.06%) SCOM
10 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.53%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.53%) EdgeSight
12 1 (0.27%) MOM
12 1 (0.27%) WMI
12 1 (0.27%) Munin
12 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 191 (50.66%) VMware
2 123 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 65 (17.24%) Cisco
4 59 (15.65%) Citrix
5 43 (11.41%) HP
6 38 (10.08%) NetApp
7 31 (8.22%) Dell
8 26 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 22 (5.84%) Oracle
10 17 (4.51%) EMC
11 14 (3.71%) Symantec
12 12 (3.18%) IBM
13 11 (2.92%) Juniper
14 9 (2.39%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.12%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.12%) Sun
16 7 (1.86%) SolarWinds
17 5 (1.33%) McAfee
18 4 (1.06%) Business Objects
18 4 (1.06%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 26 days ago