The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 251 313
Rank change year-on-year +23 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 4 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.25% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.26% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 8
Median salary £77,500 £53,750 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.18% +18.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,950 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £70,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +28.12% -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 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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 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 City of London region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
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