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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
UK
Rank 719 783 810
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 125 173 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 117 146 127
Median salary £55,000 £48,875 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.53% +8.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,909 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,150 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+28.83% -1.80%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +43 117 £55,000 +12.53% 18
South East +75 52 £54,000 +10.48% 4
London +12 40 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Oxfordshire +30 23 £57,500 +50.32% 1
Kent +26 12 £39,000 -20.20%
South West +16 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +30 8 £50,000 +88.67% 1
Berkshire +34 7 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Surrey +51 6 £53,750 +16.21%
Oxford - 6 £65,000 -
Slough - 5 £62,500 -
Wiltshire +27 4 £47,500 - 1
Swindon +20 4 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands -8 4 £36,980 +12.36% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +26 3 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Essex +18 3 £52,500 +98.11%
Bristol 0 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Hampshire - 3 £90,000 -
Redhill - 3 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,980 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 - 1
Banbury - 3 £35,000 -
Kidlington - 3 £65,000 -
South Wales - 3 £33,000 -
Wales - 3 £33,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Reading +34 2 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Hertfordshire +8 2 £50,000 +88.67%
Basingstoke - 2 £90,000 -

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 122 (45.52%) Linux
2 118 (44.03%) Windows
3 101 (37.69%) VMware
4 75 (27.99%) Microsoft
5 70 (26.12%) Hyper-V
6 67 (25.00%) DNS
7 66 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (23.88%) Windows Server
9 62 (23.13%) Active Directory
10 61 (22.76%) Python
10 61 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
11 56 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (20.52%) Degree
13 51 (19.03%) Unix
14 48 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (17.91%) Bash Shell
15 47 (17.54%) SQL
16 45 (16.79%) Puppet
17 43 (16.04%) Firewall
18 42 (15.67%) High Availability
19 40 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
19 40 (14.93%) Apache
19 40 (14.93%) DHCP
20 39 (14.55%) ITIL
21 37 (13.81%) Java
21 37 (13.81%) PowerShell
22 34 (12.69%) SCOM
22 34 (12.69%) Computer Science
22 34 (12.69%) Cisco
23 33 (12.31%) Office 365

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 40 (14.93%) Apache
2 26 (9.70%) IIS
3 22 (8.21%) Skype for Business
4 19 (7.09%) nginx
5 16 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.60%) MS Exchange
7 13 (4.85%) OpenStack
8 10 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.73%) lighttpd
8 10 (3.73%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.87%) JBoss
10 3 (1.12%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.12%) Captiva
10 3 (1.12%) Documentum
10 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.37%) Drupal
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (12.31%) Office 365
4 29 (10.82%) IaaS
5 28 (10.45%) PaaS
6 19 (7.09%) SaaS
7 10 (3.73%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (3.73%) SoftLayer
8 9 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.00%) DNS
2 43 (16.04%) Firewall
3 40 (14.93%) DHCP
4 27 (10.07%) TCP/IP
5 24 (8.96%) LDAP
6 22 (8.21%) Kerberos
7 19 (7.09%) SAN
8 18 (6.72%) Internet
9 15 (5.60%) Skype
10 14 (5.22%) SSL
11 9 (3.36%) Wireless
12 8 (2.99%) LAN
12 8 (2.99%) PBX
12 8 (2.99%) PSTN
13 7 (2.61%) ATM
13 7 (2.61%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.61%) WAN
13 7 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.24%) LTE
14 6 (2.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.46%) MySQL
2 16 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.61%) Big Data
5 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.87%) Redis
8 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.60%) Subversion
3 12 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.49%) git-flow
7 2 (0.75%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.37%) Appium
8 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.37%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.37%) Gatling
8 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) Trac
8 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (7.46%) Finance
2 12 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.73%) Marketing
4 8 (2.99%) Publishing
5 6 (2.24%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.24%) Back Office
6 4 (1.49%) Local Government
7 3 (1.12%) Military
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.97%) Java EE
2 13 (4.85%) LAMP
3 9 (3.36%) Middleware
3 9 (3.36%) Web Services
4 5 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (1.87%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (1.49%) Node.js
5 4 (1.49%) Serverless Framework
6 3 (1.12%) JMS
6 3 (1.12%) REST
7 2 (0.75%) .NET
7 2 (0.75%) EJB
7 2 (0.75%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.75%) JPA
7 2 (0.75%) Spring
7 2 (0.75%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.75%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.75%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.09%) PKI
4 13 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.24%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.87%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.49%) Clustering
8 4 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.75%) Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 122 (45.52%) Linux
2 118 (44.03%) Windows
3 66 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (23.88%) Windows Server
5 51 (19.03%) Unix
6 24 (8.96%) Debian
7 21 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.34%) Mac OS X
9 16 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (5.60%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.85%) CentOS
12 11 (4.10%) AIX
13 9 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.87%) Solaris
14 5 (1.87%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.75%) Android
15 2 (0.75%) Fedora
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.67%) High Availability
2 40 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.55%) ITIL
4 31 (11.57%) DevOps
5 30 (11.19%) Patch Management
6 25 (9.33%) Project Management
7 24 (8.96%) Identity Management
8 21 (7.84%) OO
9 20 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (7.09%) OOD
11 18 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.72%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.34%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.34%) Email Filtering
12 17 (6.34%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.85%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.48%) Asset Management
14 12 (4.48%) Server Hardening
14 12 (4.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.76%) Python
2 48 (17.91%) Bash Shell
3 47 (17.54%) SQL
4 37 (13.81%) Java
4 37 (13.81%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.96%) Ruby
6 19 (7.09%) C++
7 18 (6.72%) C
7 18 (6.72%) Perl
8 12 (4.48%) PHP
9 4 (1.49%) Scala
9 4 (1.49%) VBScript
10 3 (1.12%) C#
10 3 (1.12%) Go
10 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.12%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.12%) Tcl
11 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 55 (20.52%) Degree
2 24 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.34%) MCSE
5 14 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.36%) CCNA
6 9 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.36%) MCITP
6 9 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.87%) MCP
7 5 (1.87%) MCSA
8 2 (0.75%) ISEB
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.75%) RHCE
9 1 (0.37%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PhD
9 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) SLA
3 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.37%) ISO26262
System Software
1 70 (26.12%) Hyper-V
2 62 (23.13%) Active Directory
3 56 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.58%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (6.72%) vSphere
6 16 (5.97%) Xen
7 10 (3.73%) KVM
7 10 (3.73%) QEMU
7 10 (3.73%) XenApp
8 9 (3.36%) Ceph
8 9 (3.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 8 (2.99%) Docker
9 8 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.24%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.87%) Varnish
11 5 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (16.79%) Puppet
2 34 (12.69%) SCOM
3 27 (10.07%) Ansible
4 26 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (7.84%) SCCM
6 14 (5.22%) Mesos
6 14 (5.22%) Salt
7 12 (4.48%) Kubernetes
8 11 (4.10%) Nagios
9 10 (3.73%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (3.73%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.61%) WSUS
11 5 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.87%) MOM
11 5 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.49%) OPNET
13 3 (1.12%) Marathon
14 2 (0.75%) rkt
14 2 (0.75%) Terraform
14 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (37.69%) VMware
2 75 (27.99%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.69%) Cisco
4 24 (8.96%) Citrix
5 21 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 19 (7.09%) SolarWinds
7 18 (6.72%) IBM
8 14 (5.22%) HP
8 14 (5.22%) SaltStack
9 12 (4.48%) EMC
9 12 (4.48%) F5
10 11 (4.10%) LANDesk
10 11 (4.10%) Oracle
11 9 (3.36%) Dell
12 8 (2.99%) NetApp
13 7 (2.61%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.24%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.24%) Google
15 5 (1.87%) Juniper
15 5 (1.87%) Nimble Storage
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BookingBug
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stewardship
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago