Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019.

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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 283 320
Rank change year-on-year -5 +37 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 26 48 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 13
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £43,000 £35,500 £39,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £59,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +1.79% +12.00%

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 9,657 9,817 10,046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 97.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,739 8,066 8,415
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -5 20 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 2 £40,000 -15.34%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
1 23 (88.46%) Systems Engineering
2 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 17 (65.38%) C
4 16 (61.54%) Aerospace
4 16 (61.54%) Chartered Engineer
4 16 (61.54%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 13 (50.00%) QA
7 12 (46.15%) SysML
7 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) UML
8 11 (42.31%) Validation
8 11 (42.31%) Mathematics
8 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 11 (42.31%) ArchiMate
8 11 (42.31%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (34.62%) Military
10 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) Legal
10 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 7 (26.92%) JIRA
10 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
11 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 5 (19.23%) Qt
11 5 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (19.23%) Velocity
11 5 (19.23%) Logistics

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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Skype
1 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 16 (61.54%) Aerospace
2 9 (34.62%) Military
3 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (19.23%) Qt
1 5 (19.23%) Velocity
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) ASIC
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Systems Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 12 (46.15%) SysML
3 12 (46.15%) UML
4 11 (42.31%) ArchiMate
4 11 (42.31%) Mathematics
4 11 (42.31%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (42.31%) Validation
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (19.23%) Logistics
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Prototyping
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 16 (61.54%) Chartered Engineer
4 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (7.69%) MCDST
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Veeam
3 1 (3.85%) VMware