Senior Systems Engineer Jobs in the South East

Senior System Engineer
England > South East

The median Senior System Engineer salary in the South East is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 15 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 244 301 453
Rank change year-on-year +57 +152 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 163 76 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 117 13 31
10th Percentile £42,343 £42,155 £46,250
25th Percentile £48,825 £45,775 £50,681
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +22.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,894
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £64,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.19% +12.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +70 93 £60,000 +18.40% 4
Berkshire +55 51 £60,000 +18.40% 1
Hampshire -13 32 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Oxfordshire +11 28 £65,000 - 2
Kent -25 27 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 4 £30,000 -
East Sussex +14 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Surrey -24 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 June 2024, Senior Systems Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (25.77%) Security Cleared
1 42 (25.77%) Systems Engineering
2 40 (24.54%) Degree
3 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 34 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (19.02%) Active Directory
6 26 (15.95%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (15.34%) Validation
8 23 (14.11%) VMware
9 20 (12.27%) Windows
9 20 (12.27%) Azure
9 20 (12.27%) Decision-Making
10 19 (11.66%) Social Skills
11 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (11.04%) HNC
12 16 (9.82%) Microsoft 365
13 15 (9.20%) Automotive
14 14 (8.59%) MATLAB
14 14 (8.59%) Simulink
14 14 (8.59%) Data-Driven Decision Making
15 13 (7.98%) Systems Thinking
15 13 (7.98%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2016
16 12 (7.36%) Verification and Validation
16 12 (7.36%) ITIL
16 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (7.36%) PowerShell
17 11 (6.75%) Problem Management
17 11 (6.75%) SCCM

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Exchange
1 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) Kinematics
Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Simulink
2 10 (6.13%) Stateflow
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.27%) Azure
2 16 (9.82%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (5.52%) Entra ID
4 6 (3.68%) AWS
4 6 (3.68%) Azure App Service
4 6 (3.68%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (3.68%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) J1939
2 5 (3.07%) Firewall
2 5 (3.07%) Modbus
2 5 (3.07%) Profibus
2 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.07%) WAN
3 4 (2.45%) 4G
3 4 (2.45%) 5G
3 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.45%) MPLS
3 4 (2.45%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.84%) DHCP
4 3 (1.84%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) JIRA
2 4 (2.45%) GitLab
2 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.84%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (11.66%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.20%) Automotive
3 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.29%) Legal
5 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.84%) Retail
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Algorithms
1 10 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (6.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.52%) NHS
3 8 (4.91%) IoT
4 7 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.68%) SCADA
6 5 (3.07%) Solar Energy
7 4 (2.45%) ARM Cortex
7 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) PKI
9 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.61%) FPGA
10 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.27%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (6.75%) Windows 10
3 11 (6.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.68%) VMS
6 2 (1.23%) Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) Systems Engineering
2 34 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (15.95%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (15.34%) Validation
5 20 (12.27%) Decision-Making
6 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (8.59%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 13 (7.98%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (7.98%) Systems Thinking
9 12 (7.36%) ITIL
9 12 (7.36%) Verification and Validation
10 11 (6.75%) Change Management
10 11 (6.75%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.75%) Project Delivery
10 11 (6.75%) Roadmaps
11 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.29%) FMEA
12 7 (4.29%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
12 7 (4.29%) Knowledge Transfer
12 7 (4.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.59%) MATLAB
2 12 (7.36%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.91%) C
4 6 (3.68%) Ladder Logic
4 6 (3.68%) SQL
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.54%) Degree
3 18 (11.04%) HNC
4 10 (6.13%) Master's Degree
5 8 (4.91%) HND
5 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.68%) Azure Certification
8 4 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.45%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.23%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) Automotive SPICE
1 11 (6.75%) ISO 26262
2 4 (2.45%) COSHH
2 4 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.45%) GDPR
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 31 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.45%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) Functional Safety
1 11 (6.75%) SCCM
2 7 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.45%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.61%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.11%) VMware
3 10 (6.13%) Citrix
4 6 (3.68%) Allen-Bradley
4 6 (3.68%) Wonderware
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) Darktrace
6 4 (2.45%) HP
6 4 (2.45%) Mitel
6 4 (2.45%) NEC
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.45%) Ribbon
7 3 (1.84%) Facebook
7 3 (1.84%) Instagram
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) Fortinet