Average Lead Systems Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Lead Systems Engineer in United Kingdom is £44,612.
MEDIAN £44,612
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£35k - £56k
£986 - £7k
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£0 - £460
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£35k - £57k

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Job Description for Lead Systems Engineer

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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Career Paths

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Lead Systems Engineer
Systems Architect
Senior Systems Engineer
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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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