The average salary for a Lead Systems Engineer in United Kingdom is £44,612.
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Job Description for Lead Systems Engineer
Lead systems engineers are generally responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining a company's electronic infrastructure. They typically monitor the company's servers to ensure that they are functioning properly, and periodic maintenance is also carried out on these systems, as are security measures so the integrity of data is maintained. These engineers also develop several methods of backup in case of data loss, such as migrating servers to cloud systems. Lead systems engineers may a…Read more
Lead Systems Engineer Tasks
- Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
- Provide technical direction in-line with business goals.
- Train, mentor, and support systems engineers.
- Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.
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Popular Skills for Lead Systems Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Requirements Analysis and Systems Engineering.
Pay by Experience Level for Lead Systems Engineer
An early career Lead Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £35,697 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Lead Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £44,592 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Lead Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £48,606 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £46,152.
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