Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 200 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +198
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 22 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.60% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Bristol median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% - -
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +16.67%

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 3,583 3,685 3,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 97.59% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,951 3,066 2,713
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 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%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) SysML
3 8 (36.36%) Validation
4 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
4 7 (31.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
4 7 (31.82%) QA
4 7 (31.82%) UML
4 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) ArchiMate
4 7 (31.82%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) C++
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (13.64%) NetWitness
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.64%) Military
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SysML
1 8 (36.36%) Validation
2 7 (31.82%) ArchiMate
2 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) UML
3 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Human Factors
5 2 (9.09%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Erlang
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) McAfee
1 3 (13.64%) NetScout
1 3 (13.64%) NetWitness
1 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) EMC