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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 733 730 698
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 150 162 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 128 132 151
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.80% -7.77%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 February 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 -20 142 £45,000 -10.00% 27
London -20 50 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South East +13 41 £41,000 -6.81% 7
Hampshire - 16 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +2 15 £47,500 +21.01% 4
West Yorkshire +9 14 £47,500 +31.94% 2
East of England +7 12 £36,000 - 2
Surrey -5 9 £37,500 -28.57% 3
East Midlands +15 8 £38,500 -1.28% 2
Leicestershire +21 7 £38,500 +1.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £43,000 -
North West -6 7 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Leeds -4 6 £50,000 +12.99% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
Bradford - 6 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 6 - -
Cambridge +3 5 £38,500 -
City of London -4 5 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South Wales -19 5 £40,750 -4.11%
West Midlands -20 5 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Wales -22 5 £40,750 -4.11%
Berkshire +3 4 £46,500 -9.26%
Manchester +1 3 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Reading -5 3 £46,500 -9.26%
Essex -9 3 £33,750 - 1
South West -19 3 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Kent - 3 £50,875 -
Reigate -2 2 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Cardiff -24 2 £33,500 -21.17%
Dorset -28 2 £45,000 -

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 198 (58.93%) Windows
2 167 (49.70%) VMware
3 137 (40.77%) Microsoft
4 125 (37.20%) Linux
5 111 (33.04%) Active Directory
6 101 (30.06%) SAN
7 87 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 80 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 74 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (21.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (18.75%) Degree
12 62 (18.45%) MS Exchange
13 60 (17.86%) Cisco
14 56 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (16.67%) ITIL
15 53 (15.77%) Firewall
16 52 (15.48%) Project Management
16 52 (15.48%) DevOps
17 50 (14.88%) SQL Server
18 49 (14.58%) UNIX
18 49 (14.58%) HP
18 49 (14.58%) Hyper-V
19 48 (14.29%) DNS
20 47 (13.99%) MCSE
21 46 (13.69%) Java
22 42 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
23 41 (12.20%) Citrix
24 40 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
25 38 (11.31%) TCP/IP
25 38 (11.31%) Service Delivery

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.01%) Apache
3 29 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (8.33%) IIS
4 28 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.87%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.79%) JBoss
11 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.89%) CMS
14 2 (0.60%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.60%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.60%) Lync
14 2 (0.60%) TPMS
15 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 80 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.27%) Office 365
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.08%) SaaS
5 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.89%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 101 (30.06%) SAN
2 53 (15.77%) Firewall
3 48 (14.29%) DNS
4 38 (11.31%) TCP/IP
5 33 (9.82%) VPN
6 27 (8.04%) WAN
7 26 (7.74%) DHCP
8 25 (7.44%) LAN
9 21 (6.25%) LDAP
10 20 (5.95%) Wireless
11 16 (4.76%) iSCSI
12 15 (4.46%) VLAN
13 12 (3.57%) NetScaler
14 10 (2.98%) Network Security
15 8 (2.38%) NAS
16 7 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.08%) EIGRP
16 7 (2.08%) MPLS
16 7 (2.08%) BGP
16 7 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.85%) MySQL
3 11 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.30%) Redis
9 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.79%) TestDirector
3 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.19%) Bazaar
4 4 (1.19%) Subversion
4 4 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.89%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.30%) Hudson
6 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.30%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (9.82%) Finance
2 20 (5.95%) Retail
3 12 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.38%) Advertising
5 6 (1.79%) Games
6 5 (1.49%) Banking
6 5 (1.49%) Electronics
7 4 (1.19%) Military
8 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.06%) Web Services
2 12 (3.57%) LAMP
3 10 (2.98%) XML
4 8 (2.38%) .NET
5 7 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.79%) CSS
6 6 (1.79%) JSON
7 5 (1.49%) J2EE
8 4 (1.19%) Middleware
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.60%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.60%) SOAP
9 2 (0.60%) WSH
10 1 (0.30%) WSDL
10 1 (0.30%) HTML
10 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.30%) JSP
10 1 (0.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.42%) Clustering
2 28 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.17%) Replication
5 12 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.68%) Derivative
8 8 (2.38%) PKI
9 6 (1.79%) GIS
10 5 (1.49%) IVR
11 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.89%) Open Source
12 3 (0.89%) User Experience
12 3 (0.89%) Chemistry
13 2 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 1 (0.30%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 198 (58.93%) Windows
2 125 (37.20%) Linux
3 74 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (21.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (14.58%) UNIX
6 40 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (6.85%) Windows 7
9 19 (5.65%) CentOS
10 15 (4.46%) Solaris
11 14 (4.17%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.98%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.68%) Debian
14 8 (2.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.19%) Android
16 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.30%) OpenBSD
17 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.67%) ITIL
2 52 (15.48%) Project Management
2 52 (15.48%) DevOps
3 42 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (11.31%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.44%) Configuration Management
6 20 (5.95%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.65%) E-Commerce
8 18 (5.36%) Validation
8 18 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.06%) Change Management
9 17 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (4.76%) Use Case
11 15 (4.46%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 14 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.17%) UML
13 13 (3.87%) Business Continuity
13 13 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.69%) Java
2 34 (10.12%) Perl
3 26 (7.74%) Python
4 23 (6.85%) SQL
5 22 (6.55%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.25%) C
7 18 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.57%) PHP
10 11 (3.27%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.38%) Ruby
12 7 (2.08%) C#
13 6 (1.79%) C++
14 4 (1.19%) Haskell
14 4 (1.19%) Erlang
14 4 (1.19%) OCaml
14 4 (1.19%) VBScript
14 4 (1.19%) Lisp
14 4 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (18.75%) Degree
2 56 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (13.99%) MCSE
4 28 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 26 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (6.55%) SC Cleared
8 20 (5.95%) MCITP
9 14 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.57%) MCSA
10 12 (3.57%) CCNA
11 11 (3.27%) CCNP
12 8 (2.38%) MCP
12 8 (2.38%) VCP4
13 7 (2.08%) ISTQB
14 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.79%) CCDA
14 6 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.74%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.36%) SLA
3 12 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.08%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.79%) QA
6 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (33.04%) Active Directory
2 87 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.44%) vSphere
5 22 (6.55%) XenApp
5 22 (6.55%) VMware ESX
6 18 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.57%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.49%) KVM
8 5 (1.49%) LXC
9 4 (1.19%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.19%) XenServer
9 4 (1.19%) Xen
9 4 (1.19%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.60%) NFS
10 2 (0.60%) vCloud
11 1 (0.30%) Corosync
11 1 (0.30%) Varnish
11 1 (0.30%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.30%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 30 (8.93%) SCCM
2 24 (7.14%) Puppet
3 20 (5.95%) Nagios
4 18 (5.36%) WSUS
5 13 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.27%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.68%) SCOM
8 8 (2.38%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.38%) CFEngine
9 7 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (1.79%) Ansible
10 6 (1.79%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.19%) Graphite
12 3 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.60%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.60%) Munin
13 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
14 1 (0.30%) WMI
14 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 167 (49.70%) VMware
2 137 (40.77%) Microsoft
3 60 (17.86%) Cisco
4 49 (14.58%) HP
5 41 (12.20%) Citrix
6 31 (9.23%) Red Hat
7 27 (8.04%) NetApp
8 23 (6.85%) Oracle
9 21 (6.25%) Dell
10 19 (5.65%) EMC
11 18 (5.36%) IBM
12 13 (3.87%) Juniper
13 12 (3.57%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.27%) Symantec
15 8 (2.38%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.38%) Altiris
16 7 (2.08%) McAfee
17 6 (1.79%) Veeam
18 4 (1.19%) Rackspace
18 4 (1.19%) Talend
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Barclaycard
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Barclaycard
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-48,000+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago