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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 415 382 385
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 33 85 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 50
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,457 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +7.50%
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -2 22 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -7 10 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Berkshire -12 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Systems Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Linux
3 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 29 (34.94%) VMware
5 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (30.12%) Unix
7 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
8 19 (22.89%) Python
8 19 (22.89%) CSS
8 19 (22.89%) HTML
8 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
8 19 (22.89%) Perl
8 19 (22.89%) Korn
8 19 (22.89%) Ruby
8 19 (22.89%) Ubuntu
8 19 (22.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
9 18 (21.69%) MS Office
9 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
10 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.07%) VoIP
12 14 (16.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (16.87%) Project Management
12 14 (16.87%) DNS
12 14 (16.87%) ITIL
12 14 (16.87%) MCSE
12 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.87%) Wireshark
12 14 (16.87%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) Moodle
3 3 (3.61%) Totara
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Office
2 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.07%) VoIP
3 14 (16.87%) DNS
3 14 (16.87%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.84%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (10.84%) SSH
5 4 (4.82%) Firewall
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.61%) LAN
7 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.20%) DHCP
8 1 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (1.20%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) Electronics
3 7 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) CSS
1 19 (22.89%) HTML
1 19 (22.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (3.61%) LAMP
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.46%) Replication
4 9 (10.84%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.61%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.20%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Linux
3 25 (30.12%) Unix
4 19 (22.89%) Ubuntu
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.84%) openSUSE
6 9 (10.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (10.84%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) CentOS
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
1 14 (16.87%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (16.87%) Project Management
2 13 (15.66%) Asset Management
2 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.43%) Analytics
3 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.61%) Workflow
5 2 (2.41%) Change Management
5 2 (2.41%) Information Security
5 2 (2.41%) Presales
6 1 (1.20%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.20%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.20%) High Availability
6 1 (1.20%) SDLC
6 1 (1.20%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
1 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
1 19 (22.89%) Korn
1 19 (22.89%) Perl
1 19 (22.89%) Python
1 19 (22.89%) Ruby
2 5 (6.02%) C#
2 5 (6.02%) Java
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
3 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.41%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) MCITP
1 14 (16.87%) MCSE
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.66%) MCP
2 13 (15.66%) MCSA
3 10 (12.05%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.94%) VMware
3 12 (14.46%) EMC
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Avaya
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Sophos
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