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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
UK
Rank 792 789 757
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 70 163 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 143 140
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +3.07%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -21 58 £32,750 -12.66% 6
London +30 21 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South East +62 20 £29,000 -22.66% 2
Crawley - 10 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £25,000 -
Wiltshire +21 8 £23,500 -27.69%
South West -1 8 £23,500 -44.70%
Wales +17 7 £24,500 -27.94%
Denbighshire - 6 £24,500 -
Denbigh - 6 £24,500 -
North Wales - 6 £24,500 -
City of London +16 5 £77,500 +47.61%
Oxfordshire +14 5 £29,000 -22.66% 1
East of England +14 4 £39,000 +47.16% 2
North West -21 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Swindon - 4 £23,500 -
Berkshire +47 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Chippenham +14 3 £23,500 -27.69%
Manchester -17 3 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £27,500 -
Scotland - 3 £27,500 -
Essex +17 2 £39,000 +65.95% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Oxford - 2 £22,500 -
Belfast - 2 £21,000 -
Banbury - 2 £29,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £21,000 -
Surrey - 2 £40,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £21,000 -
Reading +40 1 - -

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 110 (71.43%) Windows
2 81 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 70 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 61 (39.61%) VMware
5 53 (34.42%) Microsoft
5 53 (34.42%) SQL
6 42 (27.27%) Office 365
7 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
7 41 (26.62%) MS Exchange
8 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (21.43%) Linux
10 31 (20.13%) MS Office
10 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (18.83%) DNS
12 28 (18.18%) Cisco
12 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
13 27 (17.53%) Firewall
14 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (15.58%) ITIL
16 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
16 23 (14.94%) LAN
17 22 (14.29%) VoIP
17 22 (14.29%) WAN
17 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
18 21 (13.64%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (11.69%) DHCP
20 17 (11.04%) Oracle
20 17 (11.04%) Apple

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 41 (26.62%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) IIS
7 4 (2.60%) Confluence
7 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.95%) Apache
8 3 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.95%) nginx
9 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.65%) CICS
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (20.13%) MS Office
2 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.27%) Office 365
2 15 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) SaaS
7 2 (1.30%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) G Suite
8 1 (0.65%) GitHub
8 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.83%) DNS
2 27 (17.53%) Firewall
3 23 (14.94%) LAN
4 22 (14.29%) VoIP
4 22 (14.29%) WAN
5 21 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 18 (11.69%) DHCP
7 15 (9.74%) Internet
8 9 (5.84%) SNMP
9 7 (4.55%) Broadband
10 5 (3.25%) VPN
11 4 (2.60%) Network Security
11 4 (2.60%) Wireless
12 3 (1.95%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.30%) ADSL
13 2 (1.30%) NAS
13 2 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.30%) SAN
13 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) MySQL
3 9 (5.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) Redis
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.60%) JIRA
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.30%) Toad
4 1 (0.65%) Ant
4 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.90%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) German Language
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) LAMP
2 6 (3.90%) Middleware
2 6 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (1.95%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.30%) .NET
4 2 (1.30%) JSON
4 2 (1.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.30%) CCTV
4 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.30%) Equities
4 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.30%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) EFT
5 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 110 (71.43%) Windows
2 81 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.43%) Linux
4 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 13 (8.44%) Unix
8 13 (8.44%) Windows 10
9 12 (7.79%) Mac OS X
9 12 (7.79%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.19%) OpenVMS
10 8 (5.19%) Windows 2000
11 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.60%) CentOS
13 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.65%) SUSE
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 11 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
4 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.19%) B2B
5 8 (5.19%) High Availability
6 7 (4.55%) Health Informatics
6 7 (4.55%) Informatics
6 7 (4.55%) Network Management
6 7 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.55%) Web Design
7 6 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (3.25%) Analytics
8 5 (3.25%) Change Control
8 5 (3.25%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (3.25%) Line Management
8 5 (3.25%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.25%) QMS
8 5 (3.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.42%) SQL
2 15 (9.74%) Java
3 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.25%) Python
7 3 (1.95%) Perl
7 3 (1.95%) VB
8 2 (1.30%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) COBOL
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) PL/1
9 1 (0.65%) REXX
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) MCSE
4 10 (6.49%) Degree
5 8 (5.19%) CCNA
5 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.90%) HND
7 3 (1.95%) MCP
7 3 (1.95%) MCSA
8 2 (1.30%) CEH
8 2 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (1.30%) GCIA
9 1 (0.65%) HNC
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
9 1 (0.65%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) SLA
2 7 (4.55%) DICOM
2 7 (4.55%) HL7
3 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 70 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
3 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.19%) XenServer
5 6 (3.90%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.95%) vSphere
7 3 (1.95%) Xen
8 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.30%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) Docker
9 1 (0.65%) Firmware
9 1 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Nagios
2 9 (5.84%) SCCM
3 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (4.55%) WSUS
4 5 (3.25%) Puppet
5 4 (2.60%) Ansible
6 3 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.30%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.30%) Grafana
7 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.30%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.65%) Control-M
8 1 (0.65%) Icinga
8 1 (0.65%) Munin
8 1 (0.65%) SCOM
8 1 (0.65%) WMI
8 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (39.61%) VMware
2 53 (34.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.18%) Cisco
4 17 (11.04%) Apple
4 17 (11.04%) Oracle
5 15 (9.74%) Dell
6 10 (6.49%) HP
6 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.19%) Citrix
8 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.25%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.60%) Sophos
10 4 (2.60%) Splunk
11 3 (1.95%) Adobe
11 3 (1.95%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.95%) IBM
11 3 (1.95%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.95%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.30%) Symantec
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