The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 81 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.80% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £45,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.12% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1210 1146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.21% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in South Wales

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in South Wales

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
Caerphilly - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Systems Engineer
Wales

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) PaaS
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
3 5 (38.46%) LAMP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) RHCE
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) IaaS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (38.46%) PaaS
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) SysML
2 2 (15.38%) V-Model
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) RHCE
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) HP