The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £47,500 - £39,250
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 796 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.32% 98.39% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 552 761 720
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Southampton

Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Southampton

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Southampton region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) FreeIPA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FreeIPA
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago