The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 753 712
Rank change year-on-year +44 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 157 158 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 136 120 212
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,087
% change year-on-year -7.69% +15.83%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 27 June 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 27 June 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
London +56 74 £52,500 -4.54% 5
South East +44 47 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Yorkshire -10 10 £37,500 -11.76%
South West -11 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East of England -14 8 £45,000 -23.72% 1
East Midlands +18 7 £30,500 -20.77%
West Midlands +4 3 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 150 (52.82%) Windows
2 122 (42.96%) VMware
3 101 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 96 (33.80%) Linux
5 95 (33.45%) Microsoft
6 82 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (24.65%) Office 365
8 69 (24.30%) DNS
9 63 (22.18%) Windows Server
10 62 (21.83%) Degree
11 58 (20.42%) Python
12 56 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
13 53 (18.66%) Hyper-V
14 52 (18.31%) PowerShell
14 52 (18.31%) DHCP
15 47 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 43 (15.14%) MS Exchange
17 43 (15.14%) SAN
18 39 (13.73%) C
19 36 (12.68%) ITIL
20 35 (12.32%) DevOps
21 34 (11.97%) SQL Server
21 34 (11.97%) Firewall
22 33 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
23 32 (11.27%) Red Hat
23 32 (11.27%) Citrix
23 32 (11.27%) Java
23 32 (11.27%) IIS
23 32 (11.27%) Computer Science

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 43 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.27%) IIS
3 31 (10.92%) Skype for Business
4 25 (8.80%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.46%) Apache
8 6 (2.11%) nginx
9 4 (1.41%) CMS
10 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.70%) Confluence
11 2 (0.70%) lighttpd
11 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.65%) Office 365
2 56 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (8.10%) IaaS
5 16 (5.63%) PaaS
6 13 (4.58%) SaaS
7 8 (2.82%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.30%) DNS
2 52 (18.31%) DHCP
3 43 (15.14%) SAN
4 34 (11.97%) Firewall
5 31 (10.92%) Skype
6 25 (8.80%) Internet
7 23 (8.10%) TCP/IP
8 21 (7.39%) VLAN
9 20 (7.04%) WAN
10 18 (6.34%) Kerberos
10 18 (6.34%) Wireless
11 15 (5.28%) VPN
11 15 (5.28%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (4.93%) LAN
12 14 (4.93%) LDAP
13 13 (4.58%) LTE
13 13 (4.58%) PBX
13 13 (4.58%) PSTN
14 12 (4.23%) Bluetooth
14 12 (4.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (7.04%) MySQL
4 19 (6.69%) Big Data
4 19 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.52%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.70%) Redis
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.76%) git-flow
4 5 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.41%) JIRA
5 4 (1.41%) Subversion
6 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.70%) Hudson
6 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) Ant
7 1 (0.35%) Appium
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.35%) Gatling
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) NUnit
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (5.63%) Marketing
2 15 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.87%) Finance
4 8 (2.82%) Games
4 8 (2.82%) Legal
5 7 (2.46%) Local Government
6 5 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.41%) Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Retail
8 3 (1.06%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Avionics
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.17%) HTML
1 9 (3.17%) Node.js
2 6 (2.11%) SAML
3 5 (1.76%) Web Services
4 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.06%) LAMP
4 3 (1.06%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (0.70%) CSS
5 2 (0.70%) J2EE
5 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.70%) React
5 2 (0.70%) Redux
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) Kafka
6 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.35%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.69%) Internet of Things
3 18 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.99%) Clustering
5 12 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.23%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.82%) PKI
7 8 (2.82%) Replication
7 8 (2.82%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.11%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.06%) Fintech
11 3 (1.06%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 150 (52.82%) Windows
2 96 (33.80%) Linux
3 63 (22.18%) Windows Server
4 47 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.51%) Unix
6 21 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (6.34%) CentOS
9 17 (5.99%) Ubuntu
10 14 (4.93%) Debian
11 8 (2.82%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.11%) AIX
13 5 (1.76%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.41%) Solaris
15 3 (1.06%) Android
15 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.68%) ITIL
2 35 (12.32%) DevOps
3 32 (11.27%) Patch Management
4 28 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (9.51%) Project Management
6 26 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.45%) Identity Management
8 23 (8.10%) Mentoring
9 19 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (6.34%) Task Automation
11 16 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.28%) Mathematics
13 14 (4.93%) Signal Processing
14 13 (4.58%) Change Management
14 13 (4.58%) Email Filtering
14 13 (4.58%) High Availability
14 13 (4.58%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.23%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.23%) Digital Signal Processing
15 12 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.42%) Python
2 52 (18.31%) PowerShell
3 39 (13.73%) C
4 32 (11.27%) Java
5 29 (10.21%) Bash Shell
5 29 (10.21%) C++
6 25 (8.80%) Perl
7 23 (8.10%) Ruby
8 17 (5.99%) SQL
9 14 (4.93%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.93%) MATLAB
9 14 (4.93%) PHP
10 7 (2.46%) Scala
10 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.76%) C#
12 3 (1.06%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.70%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.70%) Fortran
14 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (21.83%) Degree
2 33 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (9.15%) MCSE
4 21 (7.39%) Security Cleared
5 18 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.99%) CCNA
6 17 (5.99%) MCSA
7 14 (4.93%) MCITP
8 12 (4.23%) RHCE
9 11 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.82%) CISSP
10 8 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (2.82%) RHCSA
10 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.41%) MCP
12 3 (1.06%) EMC Certification
12 3 (1.06%) ISEB
12 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.06%) MCDST
13 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.87%) QA
4 8 (2.82%) SLA
5 5 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 101 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 82 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (18.66%) Hyper-V
4 30 (10.56%) vSphere
5 12 (4.23%) Docker
6 8 (2.82%) Xen
7 7 (2.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 7 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (2.46%) XenApp
8 5 (1.76%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.76%) Firmware
8 5 (1.76%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.06%) KVM
9 3 (1.06%) Varnish
9 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.70%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.70%) Postfix
10 2 (0.70%) PowerDNS
10 2 (0.70%) QEMU
10 2 (0.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 31 (10.92%) SCCM
2 30 (10.56%) Puppet
3 27 (9.51%) SCOM
4 18 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (5.63%) Ansible
6 10 (3.52%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.82%) AirWatch
7 8 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.82%) WSUS
8 7 (2.46%) XenMobile
9 5 (1.76%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.41%) Nagios
11 3 (1.06%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.70%) Mesos
12 2 (0.70%) Salt
13 1 (0.35%) logstash
13 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 122 (42.96%) VMware
2 95 (33.45%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.27%) Citrix
3 32 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 28 (9.86%) HP
5 20 (7.04%) Cisco
6 17 (5.99%) EMC
7 15 (5.28%) SolarWinds
8 13 (4.58%) NetApp
9 10 (3.52%) LANDesk
9 10 (3.52%) Veeam
10 9 (3.17%) IBM
11 7 (2.46%) MobileIron
11 7 (2.46%) Symantec
12 6 (2.11%) Google
13 5 (1.76%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.41%) Altiris
14 4 (1.41%) Apple
14 4 (1.41%) Avaya
15 3 (1.06%) Intel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Remote Working, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training package + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,500 per annum Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago