Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 707 744 763
Rank change year-on-year +37 +19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 135 104 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 85 122
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year +6.48% +16.44% -7.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70423 72714 85406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.96% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55426 62754 72552
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in London

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 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
Central London +21 25 £53,750 +2.38% 2
West London +14 16 £52,500 -12.50%
North London - 3 £62,500 - 1
South London +9 2 £55,000 +62.96%
East London -6 2 - - 1
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (51.11%) Linux
1 69 (51.11%) VMware
2 66 (48.89%) Windows
3 58 (42.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (35.56%) Puppet
5 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
7 39 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
8 38 (28.15%) DevOps
9 36 (26.67%) DNS
10 32 (23.70%) Python
11 30 (22.22%) Ansible
12 28 (20.74%) PowerShell
13 27 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (19.26%) Office 365
14 26 (19.26%) Perl
15 25 (18.52%) Finance
15 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (17.04%) Configuration Management
17 22 (16.30%) Firewall
17 22 (16.30%) DHCP
18 21 (15.56%) Cisco
18 21 (15.56%) SQL
18 21 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (15.56%) Ruby
18 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.81%) Hyper-V
19 20 (14.81%) Bash Shell
19 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012

Senior 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 15 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.67%) nginx
5 8 (5.93%) IIS
6 7 (5.19%) Apache
7 5 (3.70%) Confluence
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.96%) uWSGI
9 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.48%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.22%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.74%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (19.26%) Office 365
3 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (8.15%) SaaS
5 9 (6.67%) IaaS
6 6 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.74%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.67%) DNS
2 22 (16.30%) DHCP
2 22 (16.30%) Firewall
3 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.15%) SAN
4 11 (8.15%) VoIP
5 10 (7.41%) VLAN
6 9 (6.67%) BGP
6 9 (6.67%) WAN
7 7 (5.19%) LDAP
7 7 (5.19%) SMTP
7 7 (5.19%) VPN
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (4.44%) HTTP
9 5 (3.70%) Kerberos
9 5 (3.70%) SNMP
9 5 (3.70%) SSL
9 5 (3.70%) Wireless
10 4 (2.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) MySQL
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) MariaDB
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) Big Data
5 3 (2.22%) Redis
6 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.70%) JIRA
3 5 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.22%) RequisitePro
5 2 (1.48%) Ant
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.74%) GitLab
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Electronics
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) LAMP
1 8 (5.93%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (3.70%) Django
3 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.96%) FreeSWITCH
3 4 (2.96%) PHP-FPM
3 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 4 (2.96%) WSGI
4 3 (2.22%) Node.js
4 3 (2.22%) React
4 3 (2.22%) Redux
5 2 (1.48%) libvirt
5 2 (1.48%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) SAML
6 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Public Cloud
2 15 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.93%) Replication
6 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.70%) Fintech
7 5 (3.70%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.96%) PKI
8 4 (2.96%) Wiki
9 3 (2.22%) Derivative
9 3 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) Acoustics
10 2 (1.48%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.74%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 69 (51.11%) Linux
2 66 (48.89%) Windows
3 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.07%) CentOS
6 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.11%) Unix
8 9 (6.67%) Debian
8 9 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.70%) Solaris
12 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.48%) Android
14 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.48%) Fedora
14 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) DevOps
2 23 (17.04%) Configuration Management
3 21 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.59%) ITIL
5 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (6.67%) Scrum
10 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.19%) Microservices
11 7 (5.19%) OWASP
11 7 (5.19%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.70%) BDD
13 5 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (3.70%) Requirements Management
13 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) Python
2 28 (20.74%) PowerShell
3 26 (19.26%) Perl
4 21 (15.56%) Ruby
4 21 (15.56%) SQL
5 20 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 19 (14.07%) Java
7 16 (11.85%) PHP
8 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.96%) C#
10 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.48%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) C
12 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.89%) MCSE
4 8 (5.93%) MCITP
4 8 (5.93%) RHCE
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.44%) MCSA
6 5 (3.70%) CCNA
7 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) CCNP
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.48%) MCP
8 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) CCDP
9 1 (0.74%) CCIE
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.22%) HIPAA
3 3 (2.22%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (2.22%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.74%) GCP
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 58 (42.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.93%) vSphere
4 8 (5.93%) Xen
5 7 (5.19%) iptables
5 7 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.70%) KVM
7 4 (2.96%) BIND 9
7 4 (2.96%) Kamailio
7 4 (2.96%) Postfix
8 3 (2.22%) Docker
8 3 (2.22%) NFS
8 3 (2.22%) XenServer
9 2 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.74%) XenApp
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (35.56%) Puppet
2 30 (22.22%) Ansible
3 27 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (11.85%) SCCM
5 12 (8.89%) SCOM
6 11 (8.15%) Terraform
7 8 (5.93%) HAProxy
8 7 (5.19%) Cobbler
8 7 (5.19%) Nagios
8 7 (5.19%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.96%) Cacti
9 4 (2.96%) Munin
9 4 (2.96%) Salt
9 4 (2.96%) vCenter Server
10 3 (2.22%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.48%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.48%) OpenNMS
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 69 (51.11%) VMware
2 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.56%) Cisco
4 16 (11.85%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.37%) Citrix
6 10 (7.41%) NetApp
7 6 (4.44%) Dell
7 6 (4.44%) Symantec
8 5 (3.70%) HP
9 3 (2.22%) EMC
9 3 (2.22%) F5
10 2 (1.48%) Apple
10 2 (1.48%) CA
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) Juniper
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle
10 2 (1.48%) SAP
10 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.48%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.48%) Vyatta