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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 741 701 774
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 174 270 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 146 225 186
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -36 161 £52,500 +16.66% 24
South East +18 63 £52,500 +16.66% 8
London +19 51 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Berkshire +24 25 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Oxfordshire -4 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West +11 13 £52,500 +16.03% 3
Yorkshire +29 11 £41,500 -7.77% 1
West Yorkshire +19 10 £41,500 -7.77% 1
East of England +12 9 £59,000 +47.50% 4
City of London +56 8 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Cambridge +11 8 £59,000 +47.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £59,000 +47.50% 4
Bracknell - 8 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £48,750 -
Burgess Hill - 8 £48,750 -
Gloucestershire +3 7 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Midlands -12 7 £38,750 -
Wakefield - 7 £40,750 -
Gloucester +6 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Oxford - 6 £57,500 -
Worcestershire +14 5 £38,750 -13.88%
Worcester - 5 £38,750 -
Dorset +18 4 £45,250 -4.73%
East Sussex +6 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +2 4 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Brighton +2 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +1 4 £55,000 +48.64%
Leicestershire -15 4 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands -17 4 £38,500 -3.75%

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 158 (42.70%) VMware
2 156 (42.16%) Windows
3 142 (38.38%) Active Directory
4 139 (37.57%) Linux
5 137 (37.03%) Microsoft
6 120 (32.43%) Cisco
7 116 (31.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 114 (30.81%) ITIL
9 99 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (24.32%) Firewall
11 84 (22.70%) MS Exchange
12 81 (21.89%) Python
13 78 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (20.54%) Windows Server
15 71 (19.19%) MS Excel
16 66 (17.84%) SAN
17 63 (17.03%) DNS
18 60 (16.22%) VLAN
19 57 (15.41%) Exchange Server 2010
20 51 (13.78%) HP
21 50 (13.51%) Degree
21 50 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
22 48 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
22 48 (12.97%) EMC
23 47 (12.70%) VPN
24 46 (12.43%) vSphere
24 46 (12.43%) Hyper-V
25 45 (12.16%) Windows 7
25 45 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
25 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification

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 84 (22.70%) MS Exchange
2 57 (15.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (10.81%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.95%) IIS
6 20 (5.41%) Apache
7 14 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.62%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.08%) nginx
12 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.54%) CMS
13 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 71 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.22%) MS Office
3 9 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.11%) Office 365
3 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.81%) SaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.27%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 90 (24.32%) Firewall
2 66 (17.84%) SAN
3 63 (17.03%) DNS
4 60 (16.22%) VLAN
5 47 (12.70%) VPN
6 43 (11.62%) TCP/IP
7 42 (11.35%) WAN
8 41 (11.08%) DHCP
9 23 (6.22%) OSPF
10 21 (5.68%) NAS
10 21 (5.68%) Wireless
11 20 (5.41%) LAN
12 19 (5.14%) LDAP
13 18 (4.86%) BGP
13 18 (4.86%) Network Security
14 17 (4.59%) IPv4
15 16 (4.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (4.05%) EIGRP
16 15 (4.05%) Multicast
16 15 (4.05%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.51%) MySQL
4 10 (2.70%) Riak
5 8 (2.16%) CouchDB
5 8 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.16%) Redis
6 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.08%) Aerospike
9 4 (1.08%) Big Data
10 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.54%) HBase
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.43%) JIRA
5 7 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.62%) Subversion
7 4 (1.08%) Maven
8 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (8.65%) Finance
2 19 (5.14%) Banking
3 12 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.16%) Publishing
4 8 (2.16%) Retail
5 7 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.89%) Law
6 5 (1.35%) Games
7 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Electronics
8 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.49%) Web Services
2 12 (3.24%) MAPI
3 8 (2.16%) .NET
3 8 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (1.89%) JSON
5 6 (1.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (1.62%) CSS
5 6 (1.62%) LAMP
5 6 (1.62%) OpenCL
5 6 (1.62%) OpenCV
5 6 (1.62%) STL
6 5 (1.35%) XML
7 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.54%) Akka
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
9 2 (0.54%) React
10 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.27%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.92%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.03%) EqualLogic
3 23 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.22%) Clustering
3 23 (6.22%) EMC VNX
4 21 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.78%) EPoS
7 14 (3.78%) iPhone
8 13 (3.51%) NHS
8 13 (3.51%) Replication
9 12 (3.24%) PDA
10 9 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.62%) Fintech
12 6 (1.62%) iPad
12 6 (1.62%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (42.16%) Windows
2 139 (37.57%) Linux
3 99 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (20.54%) Windows Server
6 45 (12.16%) Windows 7
7 38 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (7.57%) CentOS
9 25 (6.76%) Unix
9 25 (6.76%) Windows 10
10 24 (6.49%) Ubuntu
11 23 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (5.41%) Windows 8
13 15 (4.05%) Windows XP
14 14 (3.78%) Android
15 12 (3.24%) Windows Vista
16 9 (2.43%) Solaris
17 8 (2.16%) Debian
18 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.81%) ITIL
2 44 (11.89%) DevOps
3 38 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 36 (9.73%) Virtual Environments
6 35 (9.46%) High Availability
7 29 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (7.30%) Mentoring
9 22 (5.95%) Project Management
10 21 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 19 (5.14%) Validation
12 18 (4.86%) Open Source
12 18 (4.86%) Service Management
13 17 (4.59%) ERP
13 17 (4.59%) Time Management
14 16 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (4.32%) UML
15 15 (4.05%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (4.05%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.89%) Python
2 42 (11.35%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.08%) SQL
4 36 (9.73%) Java
5 29 (7.84%) Perl
5 29 (7.84%) Ruby
6 26 (7.03%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.59%) C
8 16 (4.32%) C#
9 14 (3.78%) C++
10 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.16%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.89%) PHP
13 5 (1.35%) Go
14 4 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.08%) Scala
15 2 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.54%) Korn
15 2 (0.54%) Tcl
16 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (13.51%) Degree
2 45 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (9.46%) MCSE
3 35 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (9.19%) CCNP
5 24 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.22%) CCNA
7 22 (5.95%) MCSA
7 22 (5.95%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.32%) MCITP
9 15 (4.05%) CCSE
9 15 (4.05%) CCSP
9 15 (4.05%) MCP
10 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.16%) RHCE
12 7 (1.89%) RHCSA
13 5 (1.35%) VCP6
14 4 (1.08%) CCA
14 4 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.59%) SLA
2 15 (4.05%) QA
3 13 (3.51%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 142 (38.38%) Active Directory
2 116 (31.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (12.43%) Hyper-V
3 46 (12.43%) vSphere
4 21 (5.68%) Docker
5 16 (4.32%) NFS
6 14 (3.78%) Firmware
6 14 (3.78%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.97%) KVM
8 9 (2.43%) XenApp
9 8 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.35%) LXC
12 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.35%) Xen
13 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (11.89%) Puppet
2 37 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (9.73%) SCOM
4 33 (8.92%) SCCM
5 21 (5.68%) Ansible
6 18 (4.86%) Foglight
6 18 (4.86%) Nagios
7 14 (3.78%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.89%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.35%) Graphite
10 5 (1.35%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.35%) WSUS
10 5 (1.35%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.08%) Marathon
11 4 (1.08%) Mesos
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.54%) Icinga
12 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 158 (42.70%) VMware
2 137 (37.03%) Microsoft
3 120 (32.43%) Cisco
4 51 (13.78%) HP
5 48 (12.97%) EMC
6 41 (11.08%) Red Hat
7 37 (10.00%) Citrix
8 35 (9.46%) NetApp
9 31 (8.38%) Veeam
10 27 (7.30%) Dell
11 19 (5.14%) WatchGuard
12 18 (4.86%) Fortinet
12 18 (4.86%) Kaseya
12 18 (4.86%) Kaspersky
13 17 (4.59%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.05%) Palo Alto
15 13 (3.51%) Apple
15 13 (3.51%) Oracle
16 12 (3.24%) Draytek
17 7 (1.89%) IBM
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Logistix Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Resource Group
Salary: £60-120K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Acorn Stairlifts
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago