Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 312 334
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 39 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 13
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,175 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £55,750 £58,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,750 £53,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% +5.19% +17.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,962 9,922 10,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.76% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,198 8,243 8,876
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Bristol +24 22 £42,250 +4.32% 3
Gloucestershire +13 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £55,000 -
Dorset -33 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Senior Systems Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (56.41%) C
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 17 (43.59%) SysML
3 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 16 (41.03%) UML
4 16 (41.03%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 13 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (30.77%) Requirements Management
6 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) QA
8 9 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (20.51%) Validation
10 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
10 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
10 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (17.95%) ArchiMate
10 7 (17.95%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Puppet
11 6 (15.38%) Linux
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.82%) Python
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) Skype
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
3 4 (10.26%) Military
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) BYOD
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) SysML
2 16 (41.03%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 16 (41.03%) UML
3 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.77%) Requirements Management
4 9 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (20.51%) Validation
6 7 (17.95%) ArchiMate
6 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
6 7 (17.95%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C
2 5 (12.82%) C++
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) Erlang
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.13%) MCDST
6 2 (5.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) NFS
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.69%) McAfee
3 3 (7.69%) NetScout
3 3 (7.69%) NetWitness
3 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Veeam