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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 778 793 823
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 154 185 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 135 167 149
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,360
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +19 150 £37,500 +7.14% 17
South East +37 62 £37,500 +7.14% 5
London +17 42 £48,750 +23.41% 5
Berkshire +38 22 £41,250 +10.00% 2
South West +14 21 £32,500 +16.07% 2
City of London +67 15 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Sussex +4 14 £40,000 +45.45%
Wiltshire +28 13 £23,500 -12.96%
Windsor - 12 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 11 £29,500 +7.27% 2
Crawley -9 11 £47,500 +72.72%
East of England +25 10 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Surrey +17 10 £30,000 +7.14%
Bristol +24 8 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Guildford +14 7 £30,000 -42.85%
Chippenham +1 7 £32,500 +21.49%
Swindon - 6 £23,500 -
Yorkshire +25 5 £35,500 +9.23%
Reading +21 4 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Essex +15 4 £47,500 +36.69% 2
West Midlands -33 4 £23,500 +2.17%
Hertfordshire - 4 £53,750 - 1
North West +29 3 £27,500 +3.77% 1
East Midlands +11 3 £20,000 -40.74%
Manchester -1 3 £27,500 +27.90%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Hampshire -6 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Abingdon -26 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Horsham - 3 £40,000 -
Faringdon - 3 £35,000 - 1

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 187 (53.43%) Windows
2 144 (41.14%) Windows Server
3 141 (40.29%) VMware
4 130 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 129 (36.86%) Active Directory
5 129 (36.86%) Linux
6 101 (28.86%) Cisco
7 78 (22.29%) Firewall
8 77 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 74 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (20.57%) MS Exchange
11 69 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (19.43%) MS Excel
13 67 (19.14%) DNS
14 63 (18.00%) MS Office
15 62 (17.71%) VPN
15 62 (17.71%) Hyper-V
16 60 (17.14%) Windows 7
17 56 (16.00%) ITIL
18 53 (15.14%) DHCP
19 52 (14.86%) SQL Server
19 52 (14.86%) Data Centre
20 48 (13.71%) VLAN
21 45 (12.86%) TCP/IP
21 45 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
22 44 (12.57%) Python
22 44 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
23 42 (12.00%) Windows 10
24 41 (11.71%) Windows 8
25 39 (11.14%) SAN

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 72 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (7.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (6.29%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.00%) Apache
9 12 (3.43%) JBoss
10 10 (2.86%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.57%) WebLogic
12 7 (2.00%) nginx
13 6 (1.71%) IIS
13 6 (1.71%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.57%) Documentum
14 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.29%) Confluence
15 1 (0.29%) MediaWiki
15 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (19.43%) MS Excel
2 63 (18.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.57%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.71%) Office 365
2 21 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.86%) IaaS
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.29%) Firewall
2 67 (19.14%) DNS
3 62 (17.71%) VPN
4 53 (15.14%) DHCP
5 48 (13.71%) VLAN
6 45 (12.86%) TCP/IP
7 39 (11.14%) SAN
8 31 (8.86%) NAS
9 30 (8.57%) SMTP
10 29 (8.29%) IPv4
11 28 (8.00%) VoIP
12 24 (6.86%) EIGRP
12 24 (6.86%) WAN
13 23 (6.57%) BGP
13 23 (6.57%) FWSM
13 23 (6.57%) Multicast
13 23 (6.57%) OSPF
14 22 (6.29%) Wireless
15 21 (6.00%) DMZ
15 21 (6.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.14%) MySQL
3 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.43%) Big Data
5 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 28 (8.00%) Finance
2 24 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.86%) Banking
4 11 (3.14%) Marketing
5 10 (2.86%) Back Office
6 8 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.43%) Automotive
7 5 (1.43%) Law
8 4 (1.14%) Electronics
8 4 (1.14%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Front Office
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.00%) MAPI
2 14 (4.00%) Web Services
3 12 (3.43%) HTML
4 11 (3.14%) CSS
4 11 (3.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (2.57%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (2.57%) LAMP
6 6 (1.71%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (1.71%) MCollective
7 3 (0.86%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.57%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.29%) OpenDaylight
9 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.29%) XML
9 1 (0.29%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 24 (6.86%) Replication
5 21 (6.00%) iPhone
5 21 (6.00%) PDA
6 15 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.57%) Fintech
8 5 (1.43%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.43%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.57%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.57%) Physics
11 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 187 (53.43%) Windows
2 144 (41.14%) Windows Server
3 129 (36.86%) Linux
4 77 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (17.14%) Windows 7
7 45 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 41 (11.71%) Windows 8
10 32 (9.14%) Windows XP
11 31 (8.86%) Unix
12 23 (6.57%) Ubuntu
13 22 (6.29%) Android
13 22 (6.29%) Windows Vista
14 18 (5.14%) CentOS
15 7 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.71%) Debian
16 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.86%) AIX
17 3 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.00%) ITIL
2 36 (10.29%) High Availability
3 17 (4.86%) Virtual Environments
4 16 (4.57%) Incident Management
4 16 (4.57%) Problem Management
4 16 (4.57%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.29%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.00%) Migration
7 12 (3.43%) Network Design
8 11 (3.14%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (2.57%) DevOps
10 8 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.29%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.29%) Service Management
10 8 (2.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (2.00%) Load Balancing
11 7 (2.00%) Logistics
12 5 (1.43%) Patch Management
12 5 (1.43%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.57%) Python
2 38 (10.86%) SQL
3 29 (8.29%) Bash Shell
4 27 (7.71%) Perl
5 17 (4.86%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.43%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.43%) Ruby
7 11 (3.14%) Korn
8 9 (2.57%) Java
9 7 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) C#
11 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (8.86%) Degree
2 31 (8.86%) SC Cleared
2 31 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (7.43%) MCSE
5 24 (6.86%) CCNP
6 23 (6.57%) CCSE
6 23 (6.57%) CCSP
7 14 (4.00%) CCNA
8 6 (1.71%) MCITP
8 6 (1.71%) MCSA
9 5 (1.43%) VCP5
9 5 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.14%) HND
10 4 (1.14%) MCP
10 4 (1.14%) MCTS
11 3 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.86%) MCDST
11 3 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) DICOM
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (36.86%) Active Directory
2 69 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (17.71%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.00%) vSphere
5 23 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.29%) Firmware
7 14 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (3.71%) NFS
9 12 (3.43%) VMware ESX
10 11 (3.14%) Squid
11 7 (2.00%) XenApp
12 6 (1.71%) qmail
13 4 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.86%) Xen
14 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.86%) XenServer
15 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
16 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 27 (7.71%) SCCM
3 22 (6.29%) Nagios
4 16 (4.57%) Puppet
5 8 (2.29%) Cacti
5 8 (2.29%) SCOM
5 8 (2.29%) WSUS
6 7 (2.00%) Graphite
6 7 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.71%) collectd
7 6 (1.71%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.71%) logstash
7 6 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.43%) Ansible
9 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.86%) Legato
9 3 (0.86%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.29%) Kibana
11 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 141 (40.29%) VMware
2 130 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 101 (28.86%) Cisco
4 37 (10.57%) Apple
5 29 (8.29%) Citrix
5 29 (8.29%) Palo Alto
6 27 (7.71%) Red Hat
7 24 (6.86%) CheckPoint
8 21 (6.00%) Draytek
8 21 (6.00%) Veeam
9 17 (4.86%) HP
10 11 (3.14%) EMC
10 11 (3.14%) Juniper
10 11 (3.14%) Splunk
11 9 (2.57%) Adobe
12 7 (2.00%) Oracle
13 6 (1.71%) Dell
13 6 (1.71%) IBM
13 6 (1.71%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.71%) Symantec
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