Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £44,471 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 348 329
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 14 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.080% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.082% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 19
North West median annual salary £44,471 £41,674 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +11.13% +11.94%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,950 £48,027 £55,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £45,748
% change year-on-year +6.48% +18.04% -8.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the North West

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the North West

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in the North West

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -6 13 £44,471 +11.18% 6
Merseyside +12 1 £42,500 -1.96%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) NHS
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) Coaching
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) CCNA
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (14.29%) C
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) Microservices
9 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter