The median annual salary for a Lead Systems Engineer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Lead System Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 911 950
Rank change year-on-year +84 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Systems Engineer 31 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 22
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.68% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,152 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £69,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.40% -8.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Systems Engineer in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Systems Engineer in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Systems Engineer in the UK

Lead Systems Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +93 31 £54,000 +13.68% 2
London +85 16 £61,000 -18.66%
South East +53 6 £70,000 +30.84% 1
North West - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +18 5 - - 1
Farnborough - 5 - - 1
South West +26 3 £54,000 +0.93%
Gloucestershire +4 3 £54,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Oxford - 1 £70,000 -
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
Stockport - 1 £54,000 -

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (50.00%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 28 (41.18%) ITIL
4 27 (39.71%) Windows
5 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
6 23 (33.82%) C
7 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (25.00%) Office 365
9 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (22.06%) Dell Compellent
11 15 (22.06%) EMC
12 14 (20.59%) NetApp
12 14 (20.59%) EqualLogic
12 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
14 12 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
14 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (16.18%) Web Services
15 11 (16.18%) DNS
15 11 (16.18%) DHCP
16 10 (14.71%) Validation
16 10 (14.71%) Migration
17 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
17 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
18 8 (11.76%) Time Management

Lead Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Office 365
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) DHCP
1 11 (16.18%) DNS
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 8 (11.76%) VPN
3 6 (8.82%) VLAN
4 5 (7.35%) ATM
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.47%) IPsec
7 1 (1.47%) Network Security
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) IDOL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) git-flow
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.82%) Back Office
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Military
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
2 2 (2.94%) Sensu
2 2 (2.94%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.47%) libvirt
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) PKI
3 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
4 10 (14.71%) Migration
4 10 (14.71%) Validation
5 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.76%) Chemistry
6 8 (11.76%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) Time Management
6 8 (11.76%) Use Case
7 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.29%) Service Management
8 6 (8.82%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Service Design
9 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps
10 3 (4.41%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) C
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.82%) Python
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO13485
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
1 4 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) collectd
2 2 (2.94%) Graphite
2 2 (2.94%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Cacti
3 1 (1.47%) Munin
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (22.06%) Dell Compellent
2 15 (22.06%) EMC
3 14 (20.59%) EqualLogic
3 14 (20.59%) NetApp
4 8 (11.76%) Citrix
5 7 (10.29%) Progress
6 6 (8.82%) Intel
7 4 (5.88%) Dell
8 3 (4.41%) Google
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco
10 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.47%) HP
10 1 (1.47%) IronPort
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle
10 1 (1.47%) Polycom
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) Siemens
10 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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