The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 599 608 618
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 24 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.034% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.036% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 27
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Systems Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 London

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

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London -3 2 £50,000 +58.73%
Hammersmith - 1 £37,500 -
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (45.24%) SAN
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (40.48%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
8 12 (28.57%) UNIX
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.81%) Firewall
10 10 (23.81%) Replication
10 10 (23.81%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) DNS
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco
11 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (21.43%) Oracle
12 8 (19.05%) Apache
12 8 (19.05%) Python
12 8 (19.05%) NetApp
12 8 (19.05%) SSH
12 8 (19.05%) NAS
13 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (16.67%) Internet
13 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (16.67%) HTTP

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) Lync
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.90%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Maya
2 1 (2.38%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.05%) SSH
4 8 (19.05%) NAS
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.67%) Internet
5 7 (16.67%) HTTP
5 7 (16.67%) LDAP
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) SNMP
6 5 (11.90%) VLAN
7 3 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) JMX
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Replication
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) Streaming Media
3 5 (11.90%) CMDB
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.76%) Physics
5 2 (4.76%) Equities
5 2 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.38%) EPoS
6 1 (2.38%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.38%) EFT
6 1 (2.38%) Animation
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) UNIX
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (14.29%) Solaris
7 5 (11.90%) SVR4
7 5 (11.90%) Debian
8 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) Change Management
3 5 (11.90%) Security Management
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
3 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
3 5 (11.90%) Logistics
3 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
3 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (9.52%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCA
1 5 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.52%) MCSA
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) MCTS
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Xen
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.38%) Munin
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) NetApp
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) JBoss
6 5 (11.90%) Adobe
6 5 (11.90%) Sun
6 5 (11.90%) Apple
6 5 (11.90%) IronPort
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Sophis
9 2 (4.76%) Fidessa
9 2 (4.76%) Reuters
9 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat