The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 102 83
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.39% 0.093% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.095% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £39,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +17.50% -10.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 758 1054 933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.19% 98.23% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 642 917 844
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Kent

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Kent

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Kent over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in Kent

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Systems Engineer
South East

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Kent region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Unix
1 13 (92.86%) AIX
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) Asset Management
1 13 (92.86%) LANDesk
1 13 (92.86%) SolarWinds
1 13 (92.86%) Patch Management
1 13 (92.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 13 (92.86%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) AIX
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Asset Management
1 13 (92.86%) Patch Management
1 13 (92.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) LANDesk
1 13 (92.86%) SolarWinds