The median annual salary for a Lead Systems Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Lead System Engineer
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 629 669
Rank change year-on-year +24 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Median salary £42,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £55,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -1.81% -5.17%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Systems Engineer in London

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Office 365
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) Migration
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (39.13%) VLAN
4 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Multichannel Retail
6 6 (26.09%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (26.09%) EqualLogic
6 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (26.09%) C
6 6 (26.09%) Progress
6 6 (26.09%) EMC
6 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) Dell
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (13.04%) SCOM

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) Office 365
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
1 9 (39.13%) VLAN
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) git-flow
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
1 2 (8.70%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Multichannel Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Release Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Munin
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Dell Compellent
2 6 (26.09%) EMC
2 6 (26.09%) EqualLogic
2 6 (26.09%) NetApp
2 6 (26.09%) Progress
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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