Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 452 499
Rank change year-on-year -6 +47 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 79 142 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 123 125
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £45,245
% change year-on-year +6.48% +19.35% -9.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Surrey +24 27 £60,000 +4.35%
Thames Valley -10 23 £59,000 +10.80% 2
Oxfordshire -14 18 £59,000 +9.26% 2
Hampshire -22 16 £62,500 -26.47%
East Sussex -8 5 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -1 4 £60,000 +26.32%
Berkshire +11 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Kent +21 1 £39,000 +11.43%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Linux
2 28 (35.44%) Python
3 24 (30.38%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (29.11%) Java
4 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (24.05%) DevOps
6 19 (24.05%) DNS
7 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (21.52%) Degree
9 16 (20.25%) VMware
9 16 (20.25%) ITIL
10 15 (18.99%) C
10 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
11 14 (17.72%) C++
11 14 (17.72%) Perl
11 14 (17.72%) SQL
11 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
12 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
12 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
13 12 (15.19%) Unix
13 12 (15.19%) Ruby
14 11 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (13.92%) IaaS
14 11 (13.92%) Puppet
15 10 (12.66%) Rational DOORS

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 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.92%) IaaS
4 8 (10.13%) PaaS
5 6 (7.59%) Office 365
6 5 (6.33%) SaaS
7 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) DNS
2 8 (10.13%) DHCP
3 7 (8.86%) LDAP
4 6 (7.59%) 5G
4 6 (7.59%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (7.59%) GSM
4 6 (7.59%) Kerberos
4 6 (7.59%) LTE
4 6 (7.59%) RANAP
4 6 (7.59%) UMTS
5 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.80%) HTTP
7 2 (2.53%) Firewall
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (1.27%) SSL
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
8 1 (1.27%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.33%) MSI
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 6 (7.59%) Military
5 4 (5.06%) Electronics
6 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.27%) Avionics
8 1 (1.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Java EE
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) LAMP
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Private Cloud
1 8 (10.13%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.06%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) Online Games
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.19%) Unix
5 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.06%) Debian
9 3 (3.80%) CentOS
9 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) ITIL
3 9 (11.39%) Identity Management
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL V3
3 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (11.39%) Service Design
4 8 (10.13%) Change Management
4 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.33%) Application Packaging
6 5 (6.33%) High Availability
6 5 (6.33%) Logistics
6 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (6.33%) OO
6 5 (6.33%) OOD
6 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) UML
7 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Python
2 23 (29.11%) Java
3 15 (18.99%) C
4 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.72%) C++
4 14 (17.72%) Perl
4 14 (17.72%) SQL
5 12 (15.19%) Ruby
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.06%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.27%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) CCNA
3 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.39%) RHCE
4 8 (10.13%) CISSP
4 8 (10.13%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.80%) HNC
5 3 (3.80%) MCSE
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CCDA
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.06%) QA
4 3 (3.80%) ISO 14001
4 3 (3.80%) ISO 22301
4 3 (3.80%) ISO 9000
4 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.80%) NFS
5 3 (3.80%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) Terraform
5 1 (1.27%) Cacti
5 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.27%) Icinga
5 1 (1.27%) logstash
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.27%) Netcool
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.25%) VMware
3 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) EMC
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.27%) AppSense
8 1 (1.27%) Avaya
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Isilon
8 1 (1.27%) Progress
8 1 (1.27%) Serena
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk