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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 732 709 742
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 178 260 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 165 211 185
Median salary £55,000 £46,313 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -2.22%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -28 162 £52,500 +13.20% 18
South East +29 78 £55,000 +27.53% 10
London +36 44 £65,000 +15.55% 2
Hampshire +21 22 £60,000 +63.26% 2
East of England +17 21 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Berkshire +37 20 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Surrey -1 12 £56,750 +47.40% 2
Oxfordshire -14 12 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Basingstoke - 11 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire +24 10 £42,225 -50.32%
Cambridge +21 10 £42,225 -50.32%
Hertfordshire +2 10 £48,750 -7.14% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £48,750 -
Oxford +4 7 £57,500 +27.77%
South West -28 7 £52,500 +16.03% 1
West Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 7 £52,500 -
Southampton - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland +27 5 £55,000 +38.36%
North West -5 5 £40,000 -3.61% 2
East Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £52,500 -
Burgess Hill - 5 £42,500 -
Brighton - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +41 4 £52,500 -14.28% 2
Glasgow +17 4 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 4 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +14 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +11 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester -5 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 143 (41.94%) VMware
1 143 (41.94%) Linux
2 138 (40.47%) Windows
3 113 (33.14%) Active Directory
4 99 (29.03%) Cisco
4 99 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 99 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (24.34%) ITIL
6 81 (23.75%) Python
7 70 (20.53%) Firewall
8 65 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (16.72%) MS Exchange
10 55 (16.13%) Degree
11 53 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (15.25%) DevOps
13 51 (14.96%) Windows Server
13 51 (14.96%) DNS
14 48 (14.08%) Puppet
15 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 46 (13.49%) HP
17 44 (12.90%) SAN
17 44 (12.90%) MS Excel
17 44 (12.90%) Apache
17 44 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
18 42 (12.32%) Java
18 42 (12.32%) PowerShell
19 41 (12.02%) Ruby
19 41 (12.02%) Unix
20 40 (11.73%) MCSE
20 40 (11.73%) Red Hat

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 57 (16.72%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.90%) Apache
3 39 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.16%) IIS
6 16 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.23%) nginx
8 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.05%) JBoss
10 6 (1.76%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.93%) MS Office
3 9 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.62%) Office 365
3 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.40%) SaaS
4 14 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.52%) IaaS
6 9 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.47%) PaaS
9 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.29%) GitHub
11 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 70 (20.53%) Firewall
2 51 (14.96%) DNS
3 44 (12.90%) SAN
4 37 (10.85%) DHCP
5 36 (10.56%) VPN
6 33 (9.68%) WAN
7 29 (8.50%) VLAN
8 28 (8.21%) TCP/IP
9 21 (6.16%) LDAP
10 20 (5.87%) LAN
10 20 (5.87%) OSPF
10 20 (5.87%) Wireless
11 15 (4.40%) BGP
11 15 (4.40%) IPv4
11 15 (4.40%) Network Security
12 13 (3.81%) Internet
13 12 (3.52%) LTE
13 12 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.93%) VoIP
15 9 (2.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.33%) MySQL
2 18 (5.28%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.40%) Redis
4 14 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.64%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.05%) Aerospike
6 7 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.47%) Big Data
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.47%) Riak
8 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.88%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.57%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.93%) JIRA
5 8 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.17%) Subversion
7 3 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.59%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.29%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 28 (8.21%) Finance
2 22 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.52%) Publishing
4 11 (3.23%) Banking
5 10 (2.93%) Retail
6 8 (2.35%) Marketing
7 7 (2.05%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.47%) Back Office
8 5 (1.47%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.87%) Web Services
2 15 (4.40%) LAMP
3 10 (2.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (2.93%) OpenCL
3 10 (2.93%) OpenCV
3 10 (2.93%) STL
4 8 (2.35%) .NET
4 8 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (2.05%) Java EE
6 6 (1.76%) CSS
6 6 (1.76%) JSON
6 6 (1.76%) XML
7 4 (1.17%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (1.17%) Middleware
8 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.59%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) React
8 2 (0.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.99%) Clustering
4 15 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.81%) EMC VNX
7 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.05%) iPad
8 6 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.76%) NHS
8 6 (1.76%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.47%) EPoS
9 5 (1.47%) Fintech
9 5 (1.47%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 143 (41.94%) Linux
2 138 (40.47%) Windows
3 65 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (14.96%) Windows Server
6 41 (12.02%) Unix
7 31 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 30 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (5.87%) CentOS
9 20 (5.87%) Debian
10 16 (4.69%) Windows 7
11 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.23%) Windows 10
13 8 (2.35%) Solaris
14 5 (1.47%) Fedora
15 4 (1.17%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.88%) AIX
16 3 (0.88%) Android
17 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.34%) ITIL
2 52 (15.25%) DevOps
3 37 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.56%) High Availability
5 33 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 28 (8.21%) Configuration Management
7 25 (7.33%) Virtual Environments
8 22 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 21 (6.16%) Project Management
9 21 (6.16%) Validation
10 20 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.99%) OO
12 16 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.81%) PRINCE2
14 13 (3.81%) Project Planning
15 12 (3.52%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
15 12 (3.52%) Use Case
16 11 (3.23%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 81 (23.75%) Python
2 42 (12.32%) Java
2 42 (12.32%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.02%) Ruby
4 39 (11.44%) Perl
4 39 (11.44%) SQL
5 35 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 32 (9.38%) C++
7 21 (6.16%) PHP
8 19 (5.57%) C
9 11 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.93%) C#
11 8 (2.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.76%) Go
12 6 (1.76%) Tcl
13 4 (1.17%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.29%) C-shell
15 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (16.13%) Degree
2 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (11.73%) MCSE
4 38 (11.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.04%) MCITP
7 21 (6.16%) MCSA
7 21 (6.16%) Security Cleared
8 18 (5.28%) CCNA
8 18 (5.28%) CCNP
8 18 (5.28%) SC Cleared
9 15 (4.40%) MCP
10 9 (2.64%) CCSE
10 9 (2.64%) CCSP
11 7 (2.05%) CCIE
11 7 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.76%) VCP6
13 5 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.17%) RHCE
15 3 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.81%) QA
1 13 (3.81%) SLA
2 10 (2.93%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (33.14%) Active Directory
2 99 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (11.44%) vSphere
4 32 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.99%) Docker
5 17 (4.99%) KVM
6 13 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.23%) Firmware
9 9 (2.64%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.76%) LXC
12 6 (1.76%) Xen
12 6 (1.76%) XenApp
13 5 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.88%) iptables
15 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (14.08%) Puppet
2 44 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (8.80%) Ansible
3 30 (8.80%) SCCM
4 24 (7.04%) SCOM
5 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (3.23%) Nagios
6 9 (2.64%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (2.35%) Marathon
7 8 (2.35%) Mesos
8 7 (2.05%) Foglight
9 6 (1.76%) Graphite
9 6 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.76%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.47%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.47%) Zenoss
11 4 (1.17%) Icinga
11 4 (1.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (41.94%) VMware
2 99 (29.03%) Cisco
2 99 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (13.49%) HP
4 40 (11.73%) Red Hat
5 35 (10.26%) NetApp
6 32 (9.38%) Citrix
7 30 (8.80%) EMC
8 17 (4.99%) CheckPoint
9 16 (4.69%) Oracle
10 14 (4.11%) Dell
11 12 (3.52%) EqualLogic
12 11 (3.23%) IBM
13 10 (2.93%) Intel
14 9 (2.64%) Juniper
14 9 (2.64%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (2.64%) Palo Alto
15 8 (2.35%) F5
15 8 (2.35%) Veeam
15 8 (2.35%) WatchGuard
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
NetTalent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Medical, Pension + more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 28 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago