The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 577 610
Rank change year-on-year +36 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 74 55 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 67
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
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%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London +24 12 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 66 (57.89%) VMware
2 62 (54.39%) Windows
3 55 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (38.60%) Linux
5 43 (37.72%) Active Directory
6 38 (33.33%) Office 365
7 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 30 (26.32%) DNS
9 26 (22.81%) vSphere
9 26 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 26 (22.81%) Firewall
10 25 (21.93%) DHCP
11 24 (21.05%) IIS
11 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 23 (20.18%) Puppet
13 22 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
14 21 (18.42%) PowerShell
15 20 (17.54%) Python
15 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (16.67%) Patch Management
17 18 (15.79%) DevOps
17 18 (15.79%) Skype
17 18 (15.79%) Skype for Business
17 18 (15.79%) Hyper-V
18 17 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (14.04%) Bash Shell
19 16 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (14.04%) VLAN

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 24 (21.05%) IIS
1 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.51%) Apache
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.63%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.75%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.33%) Office 365
2 17 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.51%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.32%) DNS
2 26 (22.81%) Firewall
3 25 (21.93%) DHCP
4 18 (15.79%) Skype
5 16 (14.04%) VLAN
6 15 (13.16%) SAN
7 13 (11.40%) VPN
8 7 (6.14%) IPsec
8 7 (6.14%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) Kerberos
10 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.51%) VoIP
11 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.63%) Internet
11 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.63%) Wireless
12 2 (1.75%) BGP
12 2 (1.75%) NAS
12 2 (1.75%) SSL
13 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.26%) MySQL
3 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.39%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (5.26%) git-flow
5 4 (3.51%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (1.75%) Hudson
7 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Appium
8 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Gatling
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.88%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Games
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) Node.js
2 6 (5.26%) SAML
3 4 (3.51%) Serverless Framework
4 3 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.75%) React
5 2 (1.75%) Redux
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.88%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Replication
2 6 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Fintech
4 3 (2.63%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Celerra
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Tandem
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Windows
2 44 (38.60%) Linux
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.65%) CentOS
5 10 (8.77%) Unix
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.51%) Debian
8 4 (3.51%) Solaris
9 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.75%) Android
10 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 18 (15.79%) DevOps
4 12 (10.53%) Analytics
4 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.65%) Build Automation
6 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.77%) ITIL
7 9 (7.89%) Data Analytics
8 8 (7.02%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (7.02%) Task Automation
9 7 (6.14%) Biology
9 7 (6.14%) Data Management
9 7 (6.14%) Migration
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.14%) Visualisation
10 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.54%) Python
3 16 (14.04%) Bash Shell
3 16 (14.04%) Java
4 13 (11.40%) Ruby
5 8 (7.02%) Perl
5 8 (7.02%) Scala
6 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) C#
7 2 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.39%) MCITP
3 5 (4.39%) MCSE
4 4 (3.51%) CCNA
5 3 (2.63%) EMC Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCSA
6 2 (1.75%) ISEB
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.75%) RHCE
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.88%) MCTS
7 1 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 55 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (37.72%) Active Directory
3 26 (22.81%) vSphere
4 18 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Xen
7 3 (2.63%) Docker
8 2 (1.75%) PowerDNS
8 2 (1.75%) QEMU
8 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.75%) XenApp
9 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) NFS
9 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) Puppet
2 16 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.65%) Ansible
4 7 (6.14%) AirWatch
4 7 (6.14%) XenMobile
5 5 (4.39%) SCCM
6 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.51%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.63%) WSUS
8 2 (1.75%) Mesos
8 2 (1.75%) Salt
8 2 (1.75%) SCOM
9 1 (0.88%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.88%) logstash
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.88%) rkt
9 1 (0.88%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 66 (57.89%) VMware
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.40%) NetApp
5 11 (9.65%) Cisco
5 11 (9.65%) Citrix
5 11 (9.65%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) MobileIron
7 6 (5.26%) EMC
7 6 (5.26%) Google
8 5 (4.39%) Symantec
9 4 (3.51%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.63%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.63%) Facebook
10 3 (2.63%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.63%) Intel
10 3 (2.63%) MapR
10 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.63%) Veeam
11 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Morson International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training package + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago