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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 720 764 756
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 157 195 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 169 161
Median salary £56,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +27 145 £57,500 +15.00% 17
South East +70 66 £56,000 +1.81% 6
London +50 59 £65,000 +23.80% 5
Hampshire +19 24 £90,000 +56.52% 2
Surrey +25 16 £56,000 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire +29 14 £44,500 +1.13% 2
Basingstoke - 13 £90,000 -
Fareham +12 10 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 7 £80,000 -
Berkshire +36 6 £70,750 +17.91%
Banbury +10 6 £37,500 -22.68% 1
South Wales +4 6 £33,000 -17.50%
East Midlands +3 6 £38,980 +1.24% 3
East of England 0 6 £42,225 -29.62% 1
Wales -2 6 £33,000 -17.50%
Cardiff - 6 £33,000 -
North West -22 5 £43,349 +20.41% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £42,950 - 1
Kent - 5 £39,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £42,950 -
Merseyside -13 4 £43,349 -2.58%
Liverpool -24 4 £43,349 -1.64%
Northamptonshire - 4 £34,980 - 2
Reading +30 2 £68,750 +25.00%
City of London +12 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Faringdon +6 2 £35,000 +2.94%
South West +2 2 £39,250 -7.10%
Weybridge 0 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham -5 2 £42,500 - 1

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 162 (48.94%) Linux
2 146 (44.11%) VMware
3 138 (41.69%) Windows
4 90 (27.19%) Microsoft
5 87 (26.28%) Active Directory
5 87 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (24.17%) Python
7 71 (21.45%) Cisco
8 70 (21.15%) DNS
8 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (19.64%) ITIL
10 64 (19.34%) Firewall
11 62 (18.73%) Degree
12 58 (17.52%) Unix
12 58 (17.52%) Windows Server
13 55 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
14 53 (16.01%) Hyper-V
15 49 (14.80%) Bash Shell
16 48 (14.50%) PowerShell
16 48 (14.50%) DHCP
16 48 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (14.20%) Apache
17 47 (14.20%) Puppet
18 46 (13.90%) DevOps
18 46 (13.90%) SQL
18 46 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 43 (12.99%) High Availability
20 42 (12.69%) MCSE
21 41 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
21 41 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008

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 47 (14.20%) Apache
2 35 (10.57%) MS Exchange
3 32 (9.67%) IIS
4 27 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.14%) Tomcat
7 16 (4.83%) OpenStack
8 15 (4.53%) nginx
9 13 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (3.63%) Skype for Business
11 7 (2.11%) JBoss
12 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.21%) lighttpd
13 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.30%) Confluence
15 1 (0.30%) Drupal
15 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.72%) MS Office
3 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (10.27%) Office 365
3 32 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (7.25%) IaaS
5 23 (6.95%) SaaS
6 18 (5.44%) PaaS
7 16 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.21%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.30%) G Suite
13 1 (0.30%) GitHub
13 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.15%) DNS
2 64 (19.34%) Firewall
3 48 (14.50%) DHCP
4 28 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 26 (7.85%) SAN
6 24 (7.25%) VPN
7 23 (6.95%) LDAP
8 22 (6.65%) WAN
9 20 (6.04%) Internet
10 18 (5.44%) VLAN
11 17 (5.14%) Wireless
12 16 (4.83%) LAN
13 12 (3.63%) Network Security
13 12 (3.63%) OSPF
13 12 (3.63%) VoIP
14 11 (3.32%) BGP
14 11 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (3.32%) IPv4
14 11 (3.32%) LTE
14 11 (3.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.95%) MySQL
2 14 (4.23%) Hadoop
3 11 (3.32%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.32%) Redis
3 11 (3.32%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.11%) Aerospike
4 7 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.21%) Big Data
6 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.63%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (3.32%) Subversion
4 9 (2.72%) JIRA
4 9 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.60%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.60%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.30%) Trac
General
1 30 (9.06%) Finance
2 20 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.63%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.32%) Back Office
4 11 (3.32%) Publishing
5 9 (2.72%) Marketing
6 8 (2.42%) Retail
7 7 (2.11%) Banking
7 7 (2.11%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Military
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.04%) Web Services
2 19 (5.74%) LAMP
3 15 (4.53%) Java EE
4 9 (2.72%) Middleware
5 8 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (2.42%) OpenCL
5 8 (2.42%) OpenCV
5 8 (2.42%) STL
6 7 (2.11%) .NET
6 7 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.21%) CSS
7 4 (1.21%) JSON
7 4 (1.21%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.21%) XML
8 2 (0.60%) EJB
8 2 (0.60%) JMS
8 2 (0.60%) REST
8 2 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.32%) EMC VNX
5 11 (3.32%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.72%) Biology
7 9 (2.72%) Clustering
7 9 (2.72%) PKI
8 7 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.11%) iPad
9 6 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (48.94%) Linux
2 138 (41.69%) Windows
3 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (17.52%) Unix
4 58 (17.52%) Windows Server
5 41 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (8.46%) Ubuntu
7 27 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (7.25%) Debian
9 11 (3.32%) Windows 10
10 10 (3.02%) CentOS
11 9 (2.72%) Solaris
11 9 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.11%) AIX
12 7 (2.11%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.51%) Fedora
14 3 (0.91%) Android
15 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.64%) ITIL
2 48 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (13.90%) DevOps
4 43 (12.99%) High Availability
5 32 (9.67%) Configuration Management
6 26 (7.85%) OO
7 25 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 21 (6.34%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.74%) OOD
10 18 (5.44%) Project Management
11 17 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (5.14%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.83%) Virtual Environments
13 15 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.93%) Project Planning
15 12 (3.63%) Patch Management
15 12 (3.63%) SOA
15 12 (3.63%) Use Case
16 11 (3.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 80 (24.17%) Python
2 49 (14.80%) Bash Shell
3 48 (14.50%) PowerShell
4 46 (13.90%) SQL
5 37 (11.18%) Java
6 34 (10.27%) Perl
7 32 (9.67%) Ruby
8 30 (9.06%) C++
9 23 (6.95%) PHP
10 11 (3.32%) C
11 8 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.81%) C#
12 6 (1.81%) Tcl
13 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.21%) VBScript
15 3 (0.91%) Go
15 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (18.73%) Degree
2 46 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (12.69%) MCSE
4 34 (10.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (8.16%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.44%) MCITP
7 18 (5.44%) MCSA
7 18 (5.44%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.14%) CCNA
9 16 (4.83%) MCP
10 9 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.11%) CCIE
12 6 (1.81%) CCNP
12 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.81%) VCP6
13 5 (1.51%) CCSE
13 5 (1.51%) CCSP
13 5 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.72%) QA
2 7 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (26.28%) Active Directory
1 87 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (16.01%) Hyper-V
3 36 (10.88%) vSphere
4 20 (6.04%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (4.83%) KVM
6 14 (4.23%) Docker
7 13 (3.93%) XenApp
8 11 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.02%) Firmware
10 9 (2.72%) Ceph
10 9 (2.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 9 (2.72%) Xen
11 8 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (2.42%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.81%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (1.21%) LXC
Systems Management
1 47 (14.20%) Puppet
2 41 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (9.67%) Ansible
4 24 (7.25%) SCCM
5 20 (6.04%) SCOM
6 13 (3.93%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (3.63%) Mesos
8 10 (3.02%) Nagios
9 8 (2.42%) Marathon
10 7 (2.11%) Salt
10 7 (2.11%) WSUS
11 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.51%) Kubernetes
12 5 (1.51%) MOM
12 5 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (1.51%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.51%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.21%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.21%) OPNET
Vendors
1 146 (44.11%) VMware
2 90 (27.19%) Microsoft
3 71 (21.45%) Cisco
4 30 (9.06%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.55%) HP
6 24 (7.25%) Citrix
7 21 (6.34%) NetApp
8 20 (6.04%) EMC
9 14 (4.23%) F5
9 14 (4.23%) IBM
9 14 (4.23%) Oracle
10 13 (3.93%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.63%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.02%) Dell
13 9 (2.72%) Intel
14 8 (2.42%) AppDynamics
15 7 (2.11%) Intel Security
16 6 (1.81%) Altiris
16 6 (1.81%) Juniper
16 6 (1.81%) Nimble Storage
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32959 - £45000 per annum + Lovely Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32600.00 - £36600.00 per annum + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
London
LoadSpring Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Peterborough
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago