The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 808 811 772
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 110 152 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 192
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Systems Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 103 £34,000 -2.85% 10
South East +20 36 £30,791 -12.02% 6
London +23 28 £46,250 +5.71%
East of England +25 14 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Surrey +10 14 £30,000 -14.28%
South West -10 13 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £23,500 -
Guildford +26 10 £30,000 -22.07%
City of London +58 8 £52,500 -2.32%
Yorkshire +26 8 £40,000 +5.26%
Berkshire +18 8 £54,000 +80.00%
Swindon - 8 £23,500 -
Leeds +24 7 £40,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +22 7 £40,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +13 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Windsor - 5 £54,000 -
Scotland +25 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Brighton +5 4 £31,250 +35.86% 1
East Sussex -6 4 £31,250 +35.86% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 -
Reading +15 3 £45,000 +13.92%
Essex +6 3 £36,500 -6.41%
West Midlands -21 3 £23,000 -34.28%
Chippenham - 3 - -
West Sussex +18 2 £35,250 +8.46%
Hampshire +1 2 £24,250 -30.71% 1
Birmingham -27 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Farnham - 2 £30,791 -
Faringdon - 2 £35,000 - 1

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Systems Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 143 (53.76%) Windows
2 106 (39.85%) Windows Server
3 105 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 105 (39.47%) VMware
4 94 (35.34%) Microsoft
5 77 (28.95%) Linux
6 65 (24.44%) ITIL
7 56 (21.05%) Firewall
8 54 (20.30%) Cisco
8 54 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (19.17%) SQL
10 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
12 46 (17.29%) DNS
13 40 (15.04%) MS Exchange
14 39 (14.66%) SQL Server
14 39 (14.66%) VPN
15 38 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 35 (13.16%) High Availability
17 34 (12.78%) MS Office
18 33 (12.41%) DHCP
19 31 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (11.65%) Office 365
19 31 (11.65%) Data Centre
20 30 (11.28%) Red Hat
20 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
21 28 (10.53%) Palo Alto
22 27 (10.15%) VoIP
23 26 (9.77%) Unix

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.88%) Apache
7 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.88%) JBoss
7 5 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.50%) nginx
8 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.75%) Documentum
9 2 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.65%) Office 365
2 18 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.05%) Firewall
2 46 (17.29%) DNS
3 39 (14.66%) VPN
4 33 (12.41%) DHCP
5 27 (10.15%) VoIP
6 25 (9.40%) IPv4
7 21 (7.89%) VLAN
8 20 (7.52%) BGP
8 20 (7.52%) EIGRP
8 20 (7.52%) FWSM
8 20 (7.52%) Multicast
8 20 (7.52%) NX-OS
8 20 (7.52%) OSPF
8 20 (7.52%) WAN
9 19 (7.14%) SAN
9 19 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 17 (6.39%) LAN
10 17 (6.39%) SNMP
11 16 (6.02%) NAS
12 14 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.26%) MySQL
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (9.02%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.52%) Finance
3 12 (4.51%) Banking
4 9 (3.38%) Marketing
5 7 (2.63%) Games
6 5 (1.88%) Back Office
6 5 (1.88%) Electronics
6 5 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.50%) Automotive
8 3 (1.13%) Local Government
8 3 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.89%) Web Services
2 4 (1.50%) LAMP
2 4 (1.50%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (1.50%) MCollective
3 3 (1.13%) HTML
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.38%) MAPI
5 1 (0.38%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.38%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.63%) Health Informatics
5 7 (2.63%) Informatics
5 7 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.88%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.50%) Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.13%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.13%) Physics
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (53.76%) Windows
2 106 (39.85%) Windows Server
3 77 (28.95%) Linux
4 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (9.77%) Unix
8 24 (9.02%) Windows 7
9 22 (8.27%) Windows 10
10 18 (6.77%) Ubuntu
11 16 (6.02%) CentOS
12 15 (5.64%) Windows XP
13 14 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (4.14%) Windows 8
15 8 (3.01%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.88%) Debian
16 5 (1.88%) OpenVMS
17 4 (1.50%) AIX
17 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000
18 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.44%) ITIL
2 35 (13.16%) High Availability
3 22 (8.27%) Problem Management
3 22 (8.27%) Virtual Environments
4 18 (6.77%) E-Commerce
5 10 (3.76%) Network Design
6 9 (3.38%) Configuration Management
7 7 (2.63%) DevOps
8 6 (2.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.26%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.26%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.26%) Software Engineering
9 5 (1.88%) Patch Management
10 4 (1.50%) Business Continuity
10 4 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.50%) Project Management
11 3 (1.13%) CRM
11 3 (1.13%) Logistics
11 3 (1.13%) Migration
11 3 (1.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.17%) SQL
2 22 (8.27%) Python
3 19 (7.14%) Java
3 19 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.01%) Perl
6 5 (1.88%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) C
7 2 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.38%) Ada
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) RPG
8 1 (0.38%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (9.40%) SC Cleared
2 25 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.89%) CCNP
3 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.52%) CCSE
4 20 (7.52%) CCSP
5 18 (6.77%) Degree
6 15 (5.64%) MCSE
7 11 (4.14%) CCNA
8 5 (1.88%) MCITP
9 4 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.50%) MCDST
9 4 (1.50%) MCSA
9 4 (1.50%) PhD
9 4 (1.50%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.75%) MCP
12 1 (0.38%) HNC
12 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.89%) SLA
2 7 (2.63%) DICOM
2 7 (2.63%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 54 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.65%) vSphere
5 21 (7.89%) Firmware
6 11 (4.14%) XenApp
7 9 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.01%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.63%) Squid
10 4 (1.50%) qmail
10 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.75%) XenServer
13 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.38%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (9.40%) Nagios
2 12 (4.51%) SCCM
3 11 (4.14%) Puppet
4 9 (3.38%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.26%) WSUS
6 4 (1.50%) Cacti
6 4 (1.50%) collectd
6 4 (1.50%) Ganglia
6 4 (1.50%) Graphite
6 4 (1.50%) logstash
6 4 (1.50%) Munin
6 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.38%) Ansible
9 1 (0.38%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.38%) SCOM
9 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 105 (39.47%) VMware
2 94 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 54 (20.30%) Cisco
4 30 (11.28%) Red Hat
5 28 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 24 (9.02%) Citrix
7 21 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.77%) Oracle
9 14 (5.26%) Apple
10 9 (3.38%) Adobe
10 9 (3.38%) Veeam
11 8 (3.01%) NetApp
12 7 (2.63%) HP
13 6 (2.26%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.50%) Clearswift
14 4 (1.50%) Dell
14 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.50%) Splunk
15 3 (1.13%) Avaya
15 3 (1.13%) Juniper
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