The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 379 369 409
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 56 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 28
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.76%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Hampshire -3 20 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Surrey -10 11 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £37,500 - 1
Kent +1 8 £22,500 -4.25%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £29,000 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 55 (58.51%) Microsoft
3 48 (51.06%) VMware
4 41 (43.62%) MS Excel
5 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
6 31 (32.98%) Cisco
6 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
6 31 (32.98%) Linux
7 30 (31.91%) DNS
8 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
9 24 (25.53%) DHCP
9 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (22.34%) Degree
10 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (20.21%) VPN
12 19 (20.21%) MS Exchange
12 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (20.21%) SQL
13 18 (19.15%) MCSE
13 18 (19.15%) VLAN
14 16 (17.02%) MS Office
14 16 (17.02%) Windows XP
14 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
14 16 (17.02%) Windows 7
14 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (15.96%) NetApp
16 13 (13.83%) SMTP
16 13 (13.83%) Firewall

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 19 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) IIS
4 8 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (43.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
2 30 (31.91%) DNS
3 24 (25.53%) DHCP
4 19 (20.21%) VPN
5 18 (19.15%) VLAN
6 13 (13.83%) SMTP
6 13 (13.83%) Firewall
7 12 (12.77%) VoIP
8 10 (10.64%) IMAP
9 8 (8.51%) Wireless
9 8 (8.51%) DMZ
9 8 (8.51%) ADSL
10 6 (6.38%) FTP
10 6 (6.38%) SAN
11 5 (5.32%) SSH
11 5 (5.32%) Internet
12 4 (4.26%) DSL
12 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
12 4 (4.26%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.13%) Legal
2 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) MAPI
2 5 (5.32%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) LAMP
3 4 (4.26%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.51%) PDA
3 8 (8.51%) iPhone
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.19%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Linux
3 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.02%) Windows XP
5 16 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.64%) UNIX
7 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Vista
7 8 (8.51%) Android
8 4 (4.26%) AIX
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.06%) CentOS
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.38%) Service Management
1 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
2 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.26%) Process Management
3 4 (4.26%) Change Management
3 4 (4.26%) ERP
3 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.19%) DevOps
4 3 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.19%) Operations Management
4 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.19%) ITIL
4 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.13%) Online Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Network Management
5 2 (2.13%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) Perl
3 8 (8.51%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.45%) PHP
4 7 (7.45%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) C
6 5 (5.32%) C++
7 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.26%) AWK
7 4 (4.26%) sed
8 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Degree
2 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (19.15%) MCSE
4 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) MCITP
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.13%) MCSA
8 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) MCDST
9 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.45%) vSphere
5 4 (4.26%) Postfix
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.45%) WSUS
3 6 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.19%) SCSM
4 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) SCOM
5 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (58.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (51.06%) VMware
3 31 (32.98%) Cisco
4 15 (15.96%) NetApp
5 10 (10.64%) HP
6 9 (9.57%) Citrix
7 8 (8.51%) Apple
7 8 (8.51%) Symantec
7 8 (8.51%) Oracle
7 8 (8.51%) Draytek
8 7 (7.45%) McAfee
9 4 (4.26%) Polycom
10 3 (3.19%) Veritas
10 3 (3.19%) Dell
10 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.13%) Intel
12 1 (1.06%) Lotus
12 1 (1.06%) Juniper
12 1 (1.06%) IBM
12 1 (1.06%) SAP
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