The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 758 758
Rank change year-on-year +47 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 131 190 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 121 157 149
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,700 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +56 44 £60,000 +26.31% 6
London +53 42 £62,500 +8.69% 4
East of England +14 17 £45,000 +69.81% 3
South West +19 16 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Midlands +43 5 £29,000 -29.69%
East Midlands +1 4 £43,250 +31.42% 2
Yorkshire +21 2 - -
North West -19 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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

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 England region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (46.10%) Windows
2 105 (39.03%) Linux
3 104 (38.66%) VMware
4 81 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 80 (29.74%) DNS
6 75 (27.88%) Active Directory
7 69 (25.65%) Hyper-V
8 68 (25.28%) Windows Server
9 67 (24.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (23.05%) Python
12 61 (22.68%) Degree
13 51 (18.96%) Office 365
14 49 (18.22%) DHCP
15 44 (16.36%) Computer Science
15 44 (16.36%) SCOM
16 42 (15.61%) Puppet
16 42 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (15.24%) Firewall
18 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 40 (14.87%) Bash Shell
19 39 (14.50%) PowerShell
20 36 (13.38%) High Availability
20 36 (13.38%) Unix
21 35 (13.01%) Patch Management
22 33 (12.27%) SQL
23 30 (11.15%) ITIL
23 30 (11.15%) TCP/IP
24 29 (10.78%) MS Exchange

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 29 (10.78%) MS Exchange
1 29 (10.78%) Skype for Business
2 27 (10.04%) IIS
3 22 (8.18%) Apache
4 18 (6.69%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.58%) nginx
6 12 (4.46%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.72%) lighttpd
8 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (18.96%) Office 365
3 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (7.81%) IaaS
5 19 (7.06%) PaaS
6 11 (4.09%) SaaS
7 10 (3.72%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (3.72%) SoftLayer
8 7 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (29.74%) DNS
2 49 (18.22%) DHCP
3 41 (15.24%) Firewall
4 30 (11.15%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.41%) SAN
6 26 (9.67%) LDAP
7 25 (9.29%) Internet
7 25 (9.29%) Kerberos
8 23 (8.55%) Skype
9 14 (5.20%) VLAN
10 13 (4.83%) Wireless
11 12 (4.46%) PBX
11 12 (4.46%) PSTN
12 11 (4.09%) SSL
12 11 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.72%) LTE
14 9 (3.35%) Bluetooth
14 9 (3.35%) DVB
14 9 (3.35%) VPN
14 9 (3.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.20%) MySQL
3 12 (4.46%) Big Data
4 11 (4.09%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.32%) Subversion
3 12 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.23%) git-flow
6 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.12%) JIRA
7 3 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) Appium
9 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.37%) Gatling
9 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.37%) Trac
9 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (5.20%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.83%) Marketing
3 9 (3.35%) Finance
4 6 (2.23%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.23%) Back Office
4 6 (2.23%) Local Government
5 5 (1.86%) Legal
5 5 (1.86%) Publishing
6 4 (1.49%) Banking
6 4 (1.49%) Retail
7 3 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) Java EE
1 11 (4.09%) Web Services
2 7 (2.60%) Node.js
3 6 (2.23%) Middleware
4 4 (1.49%) Serverless Framework
5 3 (1.12%) JMS
5 3 (1.12%) REST
5 3 (1.12%) SAML
6 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.74%) JPA
6 2 (0.74%) LAMP
6 2 (0.74%) Spring
6 2 (0.74%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.74%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.37%) .NET
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) jQuery
7 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.06%) PKI
4 15 (5.58%) Internet of Things
5 12 (4.46%) Clustering
6 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.35%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.74%) Derivative
11 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.74%) iPad
11 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (46.10%) Windows
2 105 (39.03%) Linux
3 68 (25.28%) Windows Server
4 67 (24.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (13.38%) Unix
6 23 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.69%) Debian
8 17 (6.32%) Mac OS X
9 15 (5.58%) CentOS
10 13 (4.83%) AIX
11 12 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (4.09%) Ubuntu
13 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.60%) Solaris
15 5 (1.86%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.74%) Android
17 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.37%) VMS
17 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.38%) High Availability
3 35 (13.01%) Patch Management
4 30 (11.15%) ITIL
5 28 (10.41%) Identity Management
6 26 (9.67%) Project Management
7 23 (8.55%) DevOps
8 21 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (7.81%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (6.32%) Email Filtering
11 15 (5.58%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.20%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.83%) Asset Management
13 13 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.83%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.83%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.46%) OO
14 12 (4.46%) Server Hardening
14 12 (4.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.05%) Python
2 40 (14.87%) Bash Shell
3 39 (14.50%) PowerShell
4 33 (12.27%) SQL
5 25 (9.29%) C
5 25 (9.29%) Java
6 18 (6.69%) C++
7 17 (6.32%) Ruby
8 12 (4.46%) Perl
9 10 (3.72%) MATLAB
10 9 (3.35%) PHP
11 8 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.60%) Scala
13 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.12%) C#
15 2 (0.74%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.74%) Go
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (22.68%) Degree
2 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.20%) MCSE
4 11 (4.09%) MCSA
5 9 (3.35%) CCNA
5 9 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.60%) MCITP
7 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.86%) MCP
9 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.74%) ISEB
10 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.74%) PhD
11 1 (0.37%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.72%) QA
2 7 (2.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.37%) ISO26262
System Software
1 75 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 69 (25.65%) Hyper-V
3 64 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (7.43%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (6.69%) vSphere
6 17 (6.32%) Xen
7 11 (4.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 10 (3.72%) Docker
8 10 (3.72%) QEMU
9 9 (3.35%) Ceph
9 9 (3.35%) XenApp
10 6 (2.23%) KVM
10 6 (2.23%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.86%) Varnish
11 5 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.12%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (16.36%) SCOM
2 42 (15.61%) Puppet
3 29 (10.78%) SCCM
4 23 (8.55%) Ansible
5 22 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (5.95%) Kubernetes
7 13 (4.83%) Salt
8 12 (4.46%) Mesos
9 10 (3.72%) HAProxy
9 10 (3.72%) Nagios
10 9 (3.35%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (2.60%) WSUS
13 5 (1.86%) AirWatch
13 5 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (1.86%) MOM
14 4 (1.49%) XenMobile
15 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 3 (1.12%) OPNET
16 2 (0.74%) rkt
Vendors
1 104 (38.66%) VMware
2 81 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.04%) Citrix
4 18 (6.69%) Cisco
4 18 (6.69%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.32%) HP
5 17 (6.32%) SolarWinds
6 15 (5.58%) IBM
7 14 (5.20%) SaltStack
8 12 (4.46%) LANDesk
9 10 (3.72%) EMC
10 9 (3.35%) Dell
11 7 (2.60%) Google
11 7 (2.60%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.23%) Oracle
13 5 (1.86%) F5
14 4 (1.49%) MobileIron
15 3 (1.12%) Draytek
15 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
15 3 (1.12%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
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