Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 204 216
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 17 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.25% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 25
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +5.56% -31.82%
10th Percentile £45,375 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £79,125 £50,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% +5.56% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4286 4355 5185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.01% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3640 3644 4260
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -11 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £42,500 -
St Albans - 2 £60,000 -
Senior Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Ansible
3 9 (52.94%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (41.18%) DHCP
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (35.29%) Google
6 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 6 (35.29%) CentOS
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) SaaS
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (35.29%) SaaS
4 3 (17.65%) Akamai
5 2 (11.76%) IaaS
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DHCP
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) 802.11
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) DWDM
3 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) IPsec
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) SNMP
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Kafka
3 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.76%) SignalR
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 3 (17.65%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 3 (17.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
2 3 (17.65%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Ansible
3 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
4 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
4 3 (17.65%) vRealize
5 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.88%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Google
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Arista
4 3 (17.65%) Aruba
4 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Meraki
4 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
4 3 (17.65%) Tufin
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Apple