The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 395 410
Rank change year-on-year +44 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 45 47 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 63
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year -2.70% +6.32%  

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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Hampshire +26 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +34 9 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +12 9 £58,750 +67.85% 1
East Sussex +16 7 £50,000 -
Kent +12 4 £39,000 - 1
West Sussex +7 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 -
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 June 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 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (44.19%) Linux
4 37 (43.02%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
7 31 (36.05%) Hyper-V
7 31 (36.05%) Windows Server
8 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (29.07%) DNS
9 24 (27.91%) Identity Management
10 23 (26.74%) PowerShell
11 21 (24.42%) Office 365
12 20 (23.26%) IaaS
13 19 (22.09%) Degree
13 19 (22.09%) Python
14 17 (19.77%) VMware
14 17 (19.77%) SCOM
15 15 (17.44%) Java
16 14 (16.28%) Perl
16 14 (16.28%) Unix
16 14 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (16.28%) DevOps
17 13 (15.12%) Skype
17 13 (15.12%) Patch Management
17 13 (15.12%) Skype for Business
17 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
17 13 (15.12%) PaaS
17 13 (15.12%) PBX
17 13 (15.12%) PSTN

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 (15.12%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.02%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (24.42%) Office 365
4 20 (23.26%) IaaS
5 13 (15.12%) PaaS
6 6 (6.98%) OpenShift
6 6 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) DHCP
2 13 (15.12%) PBX
2 13 (15.12%) PSTN
2 13 (15.12%) Skype
3 10 (11.63%) Kerberos
3 10 (11.63%) LDAP
4 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) SAN
6 4 (4.65%) HTTP
7 3 (3.49%) LAN
7 3 (3.49%) WAN
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (1.16%) 2G
9 1 (1.16%) 3G
9 1 (1.16%) LTE
9 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.79%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) Big Data
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.16%) Selenium
1 1 (1.16%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
1 3 (3.49%) Legal
1 3 (3.49%) Marketing
2 2 (2.33%) Avionics
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) PKI
3 6 (6.98%) Smart Meter
4 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.16%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 38 (44.19%) Linux
3 31 (36.05%) Windows Server
4 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.28%) Unix
6 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
7 10 (11.63%) Debian
7 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (9.30%) Mac OS X
9 6 (6.98%) CentOS
10 5 (5.81%) AIX
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Identity Management
2 14 (16.28%) DevOps
3 13 (15.12%) Patch Management
4 11 (12.79%) Task Automation
5 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) High Availability
6 8 (9.30%) Email Filtering
6 8 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.14%) Change Management
7 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.14%) ITIL
7 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.98%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.81%) Validation
9 5 (5.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.65%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.09%) Python
3 15 (17.44%) Java
4 14 (16.28%) Perl
5 11 (12.79%) PHP
5 11 (12.79%) SQL
6 10 (11.63%) C
6 10 (11.63%) C++
7 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.30%) Ruby
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.33%) Fortran
10 1 (1.16%) C#
10 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) CCNA
2 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.30%) RHCE
3 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) CISSP
4 6 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.98%) RHCSA
4 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.14%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) Docker
5 4 (4.65%) Firmware
6 3 (3.49%) KVM
6 3 (3.49%) Varnish
6 3 (3.49%) Xen
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) NFS
8 1 (1.16%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) SCOM
2 12 (13.95%) SCCM
3 4 (4.65%) Puppet
4 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.14%) Citrix
4 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.81%) IBM
5 5 (5.81%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) EMC
7 2 (2.33%) HP
7 2 (2.33%) Progress
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.33%) Veeam
7 2 (2.33%) Zerto
8 1 (1.16%) Apple
8 1 (1.16%) Brocade
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
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