The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
England / London
Rank 542 591 601
Rank change year-on-year +49 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 42 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 47
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £46,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £75,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.12% -5.88%  

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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
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%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +37 4 £77,500 +44.18% 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 62 (60.19%) Linux
2 54 (52.43%) VMware
3 43 (41.75%) Windows
4 41 (39.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (34.95%) Puppet
6 35 (33.98%) DNS
6 35 (33.98%) Firewall
7 31 (30.10%) Python
8 29 (28.16%) Bash Shell
9 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
10 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
11 23 (22.33%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (21.36%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (21.36%) DevOps
13 21 (20.39%) Ansible
14 20 (19.42%) High Availability
15 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
15 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.45%) Apache
16 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (17.48%) Office 365
17 17 (16.50%) Java
17 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
18 16 (15.53%) DHCP
18 16 (15.53%) IIS
18 16 (15.53%) Degree
18 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
19 15 (14.56%) Unix
19 15 (14.56%) Cisco
20 14 (13.59%) Citrix

Senior 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 19 (18.45%) Apache
2 16 (15.53%) IIS
3 13 (12.62%) Skype for Business
4 10 (9.71%) lighttpd
4 10 (9.71%) nginx
4 10 (9.71%) OpenStack
5 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.48%) Office 365
3 10 (9.71%) IBM Cloud
3 10 (9.71%) SoftLayer
4 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.91%) SaaS
6 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.94%) IaaS
6 2 (1.94%) PaaS
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.98%) DNS
1 35 (33.98%) Firewall
2 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.53%) DHCP
4 10 (9.71%) SSL
4 10 (9.71%) VLAN
5 9 (8.74%) Internet
6 8 (7.77%) SAN
6 8 (7.77%) Skype
7 7 (6.80%) VPN
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.85%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (4.85%) Kerberos
9 5 (4.85%) WAN
10 4 (3.88%) LAN
11 3 (2.91%) LDAP
11 3 (2.91%) SNMP
12 2 (1.94%) BGP
12 2 (1.94%) VoIP
12 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.59%) Subversion
3 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (5.83%) git-flow
5 3 (2.91%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.97%) Appium
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.97%) Gatling
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.85%) Back Office
2 5 (4.85%) Publishing
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) Java EE
1 7 (6.80%) Middleware
2 6 (5.83%) Node.js
3 4 (3.88%) Serverless Framework
4 3 (2.91%) SAML
4 3 (2.91%) Web Services
5 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.94%) JMS
5 2 (1.94%) JPA
5 2 (1.94%) REST
5 2 (1.94%) Spring
5 2 (1.94%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.94%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.97%) J2EE
6 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Celerra
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.19%) Linux
2 43 (41.75%) Windows
3 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.56%) Unix
5 14 (13.59%) Debian
6 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.80%) Solaris
8 6 (5.83%) CentOS
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.97%) AIX
12 1 (0.97%) Android
12 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) DevOps
2 20 (19.42%) High Availability
3 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
6 12 (11.65%) Server Hardening
7 10 (9.71%) Biology
7 10 (9.71%) Build Automation
7 10 (9.71%) Visualisation
8 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.74%) ITIL
9 8 (7.77%) Patch Management
9 8 (7.77%) Project Management
10 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.85%) Analytics
11 5 (4.85%) Business Development
11 5 (4.85%) Microservices
11 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) Python
2 29 (28.16%) Bash Shell
3 17 (16.50%) Java
4 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.62%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) Ruby
6 6 (5.83%) Scala
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.74%) CCNA
3 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.80%) MCSE
5 6 (5.83%) MCSA
6 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.85%) MCITP
6 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.94%) MCP
9 1 (0.97%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
3 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.65%) Xen
5 11 (10.68%) vSphere
6 10 (9.71%) QEMU
6 10 (9.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 9 (8.74%) Ceph
8 7 (6.80%) XenApp
9 6 (5.83%) Terminal Services
10 5 (4.85%) Docker
10 5 (4.85%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (4.85%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.97%) KVM
12 1 (0.97%) vCloud
12 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (34.95%) Puppet
2 22 (21.36%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (20.39%) Ansible
4 13 (12.62%) Salt
5 12 (11.65%) Kubernetes
5 12 (11.65%) Mesos
6 11 (10.68%) SCOM
7 10 (9.71%) HAProxy
8 6 (5.83%) WSUS
9 5 (4.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (4.85%) MOM
10 4 (3.88%) AirWatch
10 4 (3.88%) SCCM
10 4 (3.88%) XenMobile
11 2 (1.94%) Nagios
11 2 (1.94%) rkt
11 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.97%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.97%) EMC VPLEX
12 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) VMware
2 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.56%) Cisco
4 14 (13.59%) Citrix
4 14 (13.59%) SaltStack
5 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.85%) EMC
6 5 (4.85%) F5
6 5 (4.85%) HP
6 5 (4.85%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.88%) Google
7 4 (3.88%) MobileIron
8 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.91%) Draytek
8 3 (2.91%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.94%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) Intel
9 2 (1.94%) NetApp
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle
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