The median annual salary for a Lead Systems Engineer was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead System Engineer
England / London
Rank 572 647 649
Rank change year-on-year +75 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 1
Median salary £63,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.35% -10.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Lead Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Systems Engineer in London

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Systems Engineer in London

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Systems Engineer in London

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Lead 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 London region featuring Lead Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 16 (55.17%) Office 365
6 15 (51.72%) Dell Compellent
6 15 (51.72%) EMC
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) C
7 14 (48.28%) NetApp
7 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (48.28%) EqualLogic
8 12 (41.38%) Multichannel Retail
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (34.48%) Migration
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
12 7 (24.14%) Progress
13 6 (20.69%) Linux
14 5 (17.24%) Firewall
14 5 (17.24%) VPN
14 5 (17.24%) Python
14 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
14 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
14 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (17.24%) Retail

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Office 365
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) VLAN
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) git-flow
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
1 2 (6.90%) Sensu
1 2 (6.90%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) libvirt
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Multichannel Retail
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Product Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.45%) Xen
6 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) collectd
2 2 (6.90%) Graphite
2 2 (6.90%) OpenNMS
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Munin
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Dell Compellent
2 15 (51.72%) EMC
3 14 (48.28%) EqualLogic
3 14 (48.28%) NetApp
4 7 (24.14%) Progress
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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