The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 778 781 796
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 110 72 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.072% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.077% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 99 65 87
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,900 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Systems Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Systems Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 46 £28,000 -9.67% 4
London +9 24 £40,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 14 £37,500 -
South West -14 13 £42,500 +34.92%
Yorkshire -41 9 £40,000 +33.33%
East of England -22 4 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Systems Support Engineer
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Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support Engineer in their job title.

1 130 (69.52%) Windows
2 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
3 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (30.48%) Linux
5 56 (29.95%) MS Excel
6 55 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 53 (28.34%) TCP/IP
7 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
7 53 (28.34%) VMware
8 47 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (24.60%) DNS
10 42 (22.46%) Citrix
11 32 (17.11%) Cisco
12 30 (16.04%) SAN
12 30 (16.04%) DHCP
13 29 (15.51%) MS Office
13 29 (15.51%) SQL
14 27 (14.44%) Firewall
15 25 (13.37%) Internet
15 25 (13.37%) UNIX
15 25 (13.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (12.83%) MySQL
16 24 (12.83%) Degree
17 23 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (12.30%) LAN
17 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.76%) WAN
18 22 (11.76%) SLA
18 22 (11.76%) SSH
19 21 (11.23%) VLAN

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.63%) IIS
4 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (6.95%) Apache
6 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.74%) Lync
8 5 (2.67%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 56 (29.95%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) Maya
3 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.67%) SalesLogix
3 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Office 365
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.14%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.07%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.34%) TCP/IP
2 46 (24.60%) DNS
3 30 (16.04%) DHCP
3 30 (16.04%) SAN
4 27 (14.44%) Firewall
5 25 (13.37%) Internet
6 23 (12.30%) LAN
7 22 (11.76%) WAN
7 22 (11.76%) SSH
8 21 (11.23%) VLAN
9 19 (10.16%) VPN
10 17 (9.09%) VoIP
10 17 (9.09%) NAS
11 14 (7.49%) FTP
11 14 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (6.42%) Wireshark
13 11 (5.88%) DSL
13 11 (5.88%) OpenVPN
14 9 (4.81%) NetScaler
14 9 (4.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) MySQL
2 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) Riak
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 16 (8.56%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Billing
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
6 2 (1.07%) Front Office
6 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) LAMP
2 6 (3.21%) .NET
3 5 (2.67%) JMX
4 3 (1.60%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.35%) Replication
2 8 (4.28%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.28%) Clustering
2 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.21%) CMDB
4 5 (2.67%) Wiki
4 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.67%) Streaming Media
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.07%) Physics
7 2 (1.07%) Equities
7 2 (1.07%) MPEG
7 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.07%) Social Media
7 2 (1.07%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 130 (69.52%) Windows
2 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (30.48%) Linux
4 47 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (13.37%) UNIX
6 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (5.35%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.21%) Solaris
11 5 (2.67%) SVR4
11 5 (2.67%) Debian
12 4 (2.14%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.07%) AIX
14 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (9.09%) ITIL
3 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
4 10 (5.35%) Problem Management
5 9 (4.81%) ERP
5 9 (4.81%) CRM
5 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
6 7 (3.74%) Migration
7 6 (3.21%) Project Management
7 6 (3.21%) Change Management
7 6 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.21%) DevOps
8 5 (2.67%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (2.67%) E-business
8 5 (2.67%) Security Management
8 5 (2.67%) Workflow
8 5 (2.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.51%) SQL
2 19 (10.16%) Bash Shell
3 16 (8.56%) Python
3 16 (8.56%) PHP
4 14 (7.49%) Java
5 12 (6.42%) Perl
6 11 (5.88%) C++
7 7 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.21%) C
9 2 (1.07%) C#
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) Degree
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.49%) MCSA
4 12 (6.42%) MCP
5 10 (5.35%) CCA
5 10 (5.35%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.28%) CCNA
8 6 (3.21%) MCSE
8 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.67%) MCITP
10 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.07%) MCDST
12 1 (0.53%) MCTS
12 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CCENT
12 1 (0.53%) HND
12 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 17 (9.09%) XenApp
4 11 (5.88%) Postfix
5 8 (4.28%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.21%) VMware Server
6 6 (3.21%) Xen
7 5 (2.67%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.07%) NFS
10 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.53%) Samba
11 1 (0.53%) KVM
11 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (9.63%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.02%) Nagios
3 12 (6.42%) SCCM
3 12 (6.42%) SCOM
4 9 (4.81%) WSUS
5 6 (3.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.14%) DameWare
6 4 (2.14%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (2.14%) Netcool
6 4 (2.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.07%) Puppet
9 1 (0.53%) Ansible
9 1 (0.53%) Opsview
9 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.53%) Cacti
9 1 (0.53%) Munin
Vendors
1 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 53 (28.34%) VMware
3 42 (22.46%) Citrix
4 32 (17.11%) Cisco
5 14 (7.49%) Symantec
6 12 (6.42%) NetApp
6 12 (6.42%) Polycom
7 9 (4.81%) Bomgar
7 9 (4.81%) CommVault
7 9 (4.81%) Oracle
8 8 (4.28%) Websense
9 6 (3.21%) JBoss
9 6 (3.21%) Adobe
10 5 (2.67%) Sun
10 5 (2.67%) HP
10 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.67%) Apple
10 5 (2.67%) Zend
10 5 (2.67%) IronPort
10 5 (2.67%) Splunk
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