The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior System Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 247 307
Rank change year-on-year +24 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 12 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.17% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the City of London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the City of London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in the City of London

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) vCenter Server
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) HP

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) RHCE
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) vCenter Server
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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