The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
England / South West
Rank 216 228 240
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 16 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.43% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.44% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 6
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £77,500
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the South West

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in the South West

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Engineer in the South West

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £47,500 -
Wiltshire +23 4 £47,500 - 1
Bristol +4 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Dorset +33 2 - - 1
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) C
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) SCCM
3 8 (38.10%) SCOM
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (28.57%) Line Management
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Big Data
5 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
5 6 (28.57%) Local Government
5 6 (28.57%) vSphere
5 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) MODAF
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) Business Development

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 6 (28.57%) Local Government
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Information Management
2 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) Line Management
2 6 (28.57%) MODAF
2 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) RAD
2 6 (28.57%) RUP
2 6 (28.57%) SSADM
2 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Dovecot
3 1 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
1 8 (38.10%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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