Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 340 391
Rank change year-on-year +33 +51 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 13 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.043% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.045% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 21
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -19.23% +23.81%
10th Percentile £41,500 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £53,750 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year - -13.22% +15.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
4 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat