The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 418 412
Rank change year-on-year +68 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 44 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 41
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +28.12% -6.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Oxfordshire +21 19 £60,000 +60.00%
Surrey +52 12 £61,500 +29.47% 1
Kent +18 5 £39,000 -20.20% 2
Berkshire +27 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Hampshire +20 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (46.94%) Windows
2 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
3 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
5 36 (36.73%) Active Directory
6 35 (35.71%) DNS
6 35 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
8 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (27.55%) Patch Management
10 26 (26.53%) Identity Management
11 25 (25.51%) DHCP
12 24 (24.49%) Linux
13 23 (23.47%) Office 365
13 23 (23.47%) SCOM
14 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 21 (21.43%) Degree
15 20 (20.41%) LDAP
15 20 (20.41%) VMware
16 19 (19.39%) Kerberos
16 19 (19.39%) Computer Science
16 19 (19.39%) IaaS
17 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (16.33%) PaaS
18 16 (16.33%) Unix
18 16 (16.33%) Virtual Servers
19 15 (15.31%) Email Filtering
19 15 (15.31%) Kalman Filter
19 15 (15.31%) Python
19 15 (15.31%) Mac OS X

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (13.27%) Skype for Business
2 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.16%) IIS
4 5 (5.10%) Apache
4 5 (5.10%) nginx
5 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (23.47%) Office 365
4 19 (19.39%) IaaS
5 16 (16.33%) PaaS
6 8 (8.16%) SaaS
7 3 (3.06%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.71%) DNS
2 25 (25.51%) DHCP
3 20 (20.41%) LDAP
4 19 (19.39%) Kerberos
5 12 (12.24%) PBX
5 12 (12.24%) PSTN
5 12 (12.24%) Skype
6 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.10%) ATM
8 4 (4.08%) Firewall
8 4 (4.08%) SAN
9 3 (3.06%) HTTP
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) LAN
9 3 (3.06%) VoIP
9 3 (3.06%) WAN
10 1 (1.02%) SSL
10 1 (1.02%) UMTS
10 1 (1.02%) VPN
10 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) MySQL
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.06%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) Trac
General
1 4 (4.08%) Marketing
2 3 (3.06%) Legal
2 3 (3.06%) Military
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) Java EE
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) CSS
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) JMS
3 1 (1.02%) jQuery
3 1 (1.02%) LAMP
3 1 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.31%) PKI
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Derivative
4 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) iPad
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.94%) Windows
2 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
4 24 (24.49%) Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Unix
6 15 (15.31%) Mac OS X
7 12 (12.24%) AIX
8 8 (8.16%) CentOS
9 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.08%) Debian
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.02%) Android
12 1 (1.02%) VMS
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Patch Management
2 26 (26.53%) Identity Management
3 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) Email Filtering
4 15 (15.31%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (14.29%) ITIL
6 12 (12.24%) Asset Management
6 12 (12.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (11.22%) High Availability
8 10 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.18%) SOA
10 8 (8.16%) Project Management
11 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.14%) Use Case
12 6 (6.12%) OO
13 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.10%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
13 5 (5.10%) OOD
13 5 (5.10%) Open Source
13 5 (5.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.31%) Python
3 13 (13.27%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.12%) Java
5 6 (6.12%) Perl
6 5 (5.10%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) C++
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.06%) C
9 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.04%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) C#
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO13485
System Software
1 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
2 36 (36.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (16.33%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.10%) KVM
5 5 (5.10%) Varnish
5 5 (5.10%) Xen
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.06%) Docker
8 2 (2.04%) Firmware
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (23.47%) SCOM
2 11 (11.22%) SCCM
3 7 (7.14%) Puppet
4 6 (6.12%) Nagios
5 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.06%) OPNET
6 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.02%) Ansible
6 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.02%) FreeIPA
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 14 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 12 (12.24%) IBM
4 12 (12.24%) LANDesk
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
7 3 (3.06%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) Google
8 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.04%) Zerto
9 1 (1.02%) ANSYS
9 1 (1.02%) Apple
9 1 (1.02%) Brocade
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
9 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.02%) Veeam
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