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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 733 701 699
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 147 171 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 119 145 162
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,200 £36,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 January 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 January 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 -22 145 £45,000 -6.25% 17
London -10 59 £46,000 -16.36% 4
South East -26 32 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire -5 22 £47,500 +26.66%
West Yorkshire +13 18 £47,500 +36.69%
East of England -9 16 £40,000 +14.77% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Hampshire -6 14 £40,000 -
Cambridge +2 11 £38,500 - 1
City of London +8 10 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bradford - 10 £47,500 -
East Midlands +19 8 £38,500 +1.31% 3
Surrey -10 7 £36,750 -28.64% 3
Leicestershire +18 6 £38,500 - 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
East Sussex - 6 - -
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -10 4 £37,500 -25.00%
South West -15 4 £45,000 +28.57%
York +12 3 £30,500 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £30,500 -18.66%
Wakefield -9 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Dorset -11 3 £45,000 -
Weymouth - 3 £45,000 -
Leicester +26 2 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Essex -23 2 £40,000 -
Shepperton - 2 £32,500 -
Feltham - 2 £48,000 -
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 210 (59.83%) Windows
2 181 (51.57%) VMware
3 141 (40.17%) Linux
4 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
5 109 (31.05%) Active Directory
6 104 (29.63%) SAN
7 85 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 77 (21.94%) MS Excel
9 76 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (18.23%) Cisco
10 64 (18.23%) DevOps
11 63 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (17.66%) MS Exchange
13 61 (17.38%) UNIX
14 58 (16.52%) DNS
15 57 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (16.24%) Degree
16 55 (15.67%) Java
17 54 (15.38%) Project Management
18 52 (14.81%) Service Delivery
18 52 (14.81%) Firewall
18 52 (14.81%) HP
19 51 (14.53%) ITIL
19 51 (14.53%) Finance
20 50 (14.25%) SQL Server
20 50 (14.25%) Apache
21 45 (12.82%) MCSE
21 45 (12.82%) Citrix
21 45 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 45 (12.82%) Hyper-V

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (17.66%) MS Exchange
2 50 (14.25%) Apache
3 39 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (10.54%) IIS
5 23 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.14%) CMS
11 3 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.57%) Lync
12 2 (0.57%) TPMS
12 2 (0.57%) nginx
12 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (3.13%) Office 365
2 10 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.71%) SaaS
3 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 104 (29.63%) SAN
2 58 (16.52%) DNS
3 52 (14.81%) Firewall
4 37 (10.54%) TCP/IP
5 36 (10.26%) DHCP
6 35 (9.97%) VPN
7 29 (8.26%) WAN
8 26 (7.41%) LAN
9 19 (5.41%) Wireless
10 18 (5.13%) LDAP
10 18 (5.13%) iSCSI
11 14 (3.99%) VLAN
12 12 (3.42%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.13%) Network Security
14 9 (2.56%) SSL
15 8 (2.28%) NAS
16 7 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (1.99%) MPLS
16 7 (1.99%) BGP
16 7 (1.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.27%) MySQL
3 12 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) OLTP
8 1 (0.28%) VLDB
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Redis
8 1 (0.28%) Big Data
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (6.27%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.71%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.42%) Mercurial
3 5 (1.42%) Subversion
4 4 (1.14%) Bazaar
5 3 (0.85%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) Hudson
7 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.28%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (14.53%) Finance
2 17 (4.84%) Retail
3 8 (2.28%) Banking
3 8 (2.28%) Advertising
4 7 (1.99%) Electronics
5 6 (1.71%) Games
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.14%) Military
8 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.99%) Web Services
1 14 (3.99%) LAMP
2 11 (3.13%) XML
3 9 (2.56%) .NET
3 9 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.71%) CSS
5 5 (1.42%) J2EE
5 5 (1.42%) JSON
6 3 (0.85%) WSH
6 3 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) JMS
8 1 (0.28%) JSP
8 1 (0.28%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.28%) WSDL
8 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.97%) Clustering
2 25 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.42%) Replication
6 9 (2.56%) Derivative
7 8 (2.28%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.71%) GIS
8 6 (1.71%) PKI
8 6 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.42%) IVR
10 4 (1.14%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.85%) Open Source
11 3 (0.85%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.57%) DTV
12 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.28%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 210 (59.83%) Windows
2 141 (40.17%) Linux
3 76 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (17.38%) UNIX
6 45 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (5.41%) CentOS
9 17 (4.84%) Solaris
10 16 (4.56%) Windows 7
11 13 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.56%) Debian
13 8 (2.28%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.85%) Android
16 1 (0.28%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.23%) DevOps
2 54 (15.38%) Project Management
3 52 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 51 (14.53%) ITIL
5 34 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (7.98%) Configuration Management
7 25 (7.12%) Load Balancing
8 21 (5.98%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (4.84%) Validation
10 17 (4.84%) Use Case
10 17 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.27%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (3.99%) Change Management
12 14 (3.99%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.42%) Workflow
14 11 (3.13%) Business Continuity
14 11 (3.13%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.67%) Java
2 37 (10.54%) Perl
3 29 (8.26%) PowerShell
4 25 (7.12%) Python
5 22 (6.27%) SQL
6 20 (5.70%) C
6 20 (5.70%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.42%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.13%) PHP
10 9 (2.56%) C#
10 9 (2.56%) Ruby
11 7 (1.99%) VBScript
12 5 (1.42%) C++
13 4 (1.14%) Lisp
13 4 (1.14%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.14%) Scala
13 4 (1.14%) Haskell
13 4 (1.14%) Erlang
13 4 (1.14%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 57 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 57 (16.24%) Degree
2 45 (12.82%) MCSE
3 25 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.13%) MCITP
6 15 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.13%) CCNA
9 9 (2.56%) MCSA
9 9 (2.56%) CCNP
10 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.71%) MCTS
11 6 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.14%) CCDA
14 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.98%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.56%) SLA
3 11 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.99%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.71%) QA
6 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (31.05%) Active Directory
2 85 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 26 (7.41%) XenApp
5 24 (6.84%) vSphere
6 22 (6.27%) VMware ESX
7 19 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.85%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.42%) XenServer
9 5 (1.42%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.42%) KVM
9 5 (1.42%) LXC
10 4 (1.14%) Xen
11 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 3 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.57%) Samba
12 2 (0.57%) Firmware
12 2 (0.57%) Varnish
12 2 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (8.26%) SCCM
2 22 (6.27%) Puppet
3 21 (5.98%) Nagios
4 20 (5.70%) WSUS
5 17 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.85%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.28%) CFEngine
7 8 (2.28%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.99%) Ansible
8 7 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.42%) SCOM
10 4 (1.14%) Graphite
11 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.57%) Munin
12 2 (0.57%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.57%) EdgeSight
13 1 (0.28%) cPanel
13 1 (0.28%) Webmin
13 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 181 (51.57%) VMware
2 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
3 64 (18.23%) Cisco
4 52 (14.81%) HP
5 45 (12.82%) Citrix
6 32 (9.12%) NetApp
7 31 (8.83%) Red Hat
8 29 (8.26%) Dell
9 22 (6.27%) Oracle
10 18 (5.13%) EMC
11 13 (3.70%) Juniper
11 13 (3.70%) IBM
11 13 (3.70%) Symantec
11 13 (3.70%) 3PAR
12 9 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.28%) McAfee
14 7 (1.99%) Sun
15 6 (1.71%) Altiris
16 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.14%) Business Objects
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40,000 p/annum
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