£42,817
Avg. Salary
£20.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£2,520

Bonus

£1,474

Profit Sharing

£9,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer is £20.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer is £42,817 per year.

10%
£7.90
10%
£20.16
50%
£54.59
90%
90%
MEDIAN £20.16
10%
£31k
10%
£43k
50%
£60k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £42,817
£30,739 - £60,485
£31K
£43K
£60K
MEDIAN: £42,817
10%
50%
90%
£7.90 - £54.59
£7
£20
£55
MEDIAN: £20.16
10%
50%
90%
£0£62K
Salary £30,739 - £60,485
Bonus £750 - £7,122
Profit Sharing £300 - £9,000
Commission £9,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£31,372 - £62,749
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 529
Hourly Data £0£54
Hourly Rate £7.90 - £54.59
Overtime £15.51 - £51.15
Annual Data £0£62K
Bonus £750 - £7,122
Commission £9,500
Profit Sharing £300 - £9,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£31,372 - £62,749
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer

The senior systems engineer tends to involve more design and build-out work than an standard systems administrator position. While both jobs contain responsibilities for day-to-day administration and upkeep of servers and storage, a senior systems engineer will also have been the one who original designed the solution; this can range anywhere from choosing a server platform to details related to processors, RAM and network cards.

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Senior Systems Engineer Tasks
  • Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
  • May be responsible for designing a data contingency plan or data disaster recovery plan.
  • Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.

Senior Systems Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$160K

$97,927

Raytheon Co.
161 profiles
$100,978

$116,382

$102,592

$124,052

$100,843

$103,903

$107,766

$105,852

BAE Systems Inc.
28 profiles
$90,769

Common Career Paths for Senior Systems Engineer


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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤42,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤45,000 based on 145 salaries. A Senior Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤45,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

10%

-12%

National Average: £43,766

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Systems Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Systems Engineer?

Senior Systems Engineer in London:
"Good but unappreciated for long hours."
Pros:
Cons: Appreciation and reward

Senior Systems Engineer:
Great people to work with, but once you are though the door, progression is slow, pay doesn't keep up with competition. No trust in employees so lots of micro management. Many 'good' people leaving due to the above. - Meggitt Braking systems Coventry.

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
₤44,000

▼3%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries


▲1%

National Average
₤44,000


C++
▼2%



▼4%

▼5%


▼6%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼6%




Windows Server 2012 R2
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 44%