Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £44,736 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Senior System Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 281 254
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 16 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.041% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.042% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 8
Manchester median annual salary £44,736 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £42,450 £40,000 £31,075
90th Percentile £67,275 £40,000 £39,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +19.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,265 7,184 6,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 6,200 5,580
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Manchester

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Manchester

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in Manchester

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Stockport - 8 £44,471 -
Wigan - 2 £67,500 -
Senior Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) NHS
4 7 (43.75%) Release Management
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) Puppet
8 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) NuGet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Release Management
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter