The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 180 207 219
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 4 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 7
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -6.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3160 4693 5060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.60% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2564 3834 3761
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
Reading +36 1 - -
Senior Systems Engineer
South East

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Xen
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) Varnish
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) KVM
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Debian
3 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Debian
3 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) KVM
2 5 (55.56%) Varnish
2 5 (55.56%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam
2 1 (11.11%) VMware