Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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

Senior System Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 194 183
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 22 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.57% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 2
Bristol median annual salary £47,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.26% +43.75% -23.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £61,250 £42,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,785 3,731 3,411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.54% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,153 3,135 2,981
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,125
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Senior Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) Unix
5 10 (45.45%) Perl
5 10 (45.45%) Puppet
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
6 9 (40.91%) DHCP
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) McAfee
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Data Management
7 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
8 6 (27.27%) SIEM
8 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 6 (27.27%) C++
9 5 (22.73%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (22.73%) NetScout
9 5 (22.73%) Nessus
9 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
9 5 (22.73%) NetWitness
9 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DHCP
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
4 3 (13.64%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (36.36%) Data Management
2 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (27.27%) SIEM
2 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Parallel Computing
3 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Erlang
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Nessus
3 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) NetScout
2 5 (22.73%) NetWitness
2 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 3 (13.64%) FireEye
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware