The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 774 815 787
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 122 66 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 110 56 92
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,444 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
England +38 112 £35,000 +7.69% 18
South East +11 40 £31,500 -16.00% 8
London +17 20 £52,500 +69.35% 2
South West -7 20 £37,500 +66.66% 5
East Sussex +3 15 £35,000 -16.66%
Brighton -4 15 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire -33 12 £39,250 +33.05%
Hampshire -1 11 £33,500 -6.94% 3
West Yorkshire -23 10 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 2
Exeter +2 9 £22,500 +8.17% 3
Devon -14 9 £22,500 +8.17% 3
East of England -14 8 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds - 8 £40,000 -
City of London +25 7 £57,500 +85.48% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £45,000 - 2
Leicester - 7 £45,000 - 2
Southampton - 6 £34,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £28,000 -32.12%
Bristol +5 4 £42,500 +77.08%
Surrey -1 4 £31,500 -
Berkshire -9 4 £26,750 -28.66%
Reading +1 3 £21,000 -30.00%
Cambridge -4 3 £28,000 -32.12%
Scotland -4 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Somerset -8 3 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Kent - 3 £20,000 -
Falmouth - 3 £45,000 -
Helston - 3 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £20,000 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 143 (63.27%) Windows
2 104 (46.02%) Microsoft
3 85 (37.61%) Linux
4 75 (33.19%) VMware
5 73 (32.30%) Active Directory
6 65 (28.76%) MS Excel
7 64 (28.32%) MS Exchange
7 64 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (23.45%) TCP/IP
9 47 (20.80%) Cisco
9 47 (20.80%) Citrix
10 46 (20.35%) DNS
11 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (18.58%) Degree
13 38 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (14.60%) MS Office
15 32 (14.16%) MySQL
16 31 (13.72%) SQL
17 30 (13.27%) PHP
17 30 (13.27%) SQL Server
17 30 (13.27%) UNIX
18 29 (12.83%) Python
18 29 (12.83%) SAN
18 29 (12.83%) DHCP
19 28 (12.39%) Firewall
19 28 (12.39%) VLAN
20 27 (11.95%) VoIP
21 26 (11.50%) SLA
21 26 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
22 24 (10.62%) VPN

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 64 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.96%) IIS
4 17 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.75%) Apache
6 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.10%) Lync
8 7 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.77%) JBoss
10 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.44%) Node.js
12 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 65 (28.76%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Maya
3 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.45%) TCP/IP
2 46 (20.35%) DNS
3 29 (12.83%) SAN
3 29 (12.83%) DHCP
4 28 (12.39%) Firewall
4 28 (12.39%) VLAN
5 27 (11.95%) VoIP
6 24 (10.62%) VPN
6 24 (10.62%) Internet
7 21 (9.29%) SSH
8 18 (7.96%) FTP
9 17 (7.52%) LAN
10 16 (7.08%) WAN
10 16 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (6.19%) Wireshark
12 13 (5.75%) OpenVPN
12 13 (5.75%) DSL
13 11 (4.87%) NetScaler
13 11 (4.87%) NAS
14 8 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.16%) MySQL
2 30 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) DTS
7 1 (0.44%) Riak
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.85%) Finance
2 15 (6.64%) Aerospace
3 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) LAMP
2 5 (2.21%) .NET
3 3 (1.33%) Java EE
3 3 (1.33%) XML
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) JMX
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) OAuth
5 1 (0.44%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.87%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.54%) Replication
4 8 (3.54%) Wiki
5 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.65%) CMDB
7 4 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.77%) Clustering
7 4 (1.77%) Life Science
8 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) MPEG
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) AS400
9 2 (0.88%) Equities
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.88%) Physics
9 2 (0.88%) CCTV
9 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 143 (63.27%) Windows
2 85 (37.61%) Linux
3 64 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.27%) UNIX
6 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.31%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.87%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.42%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.21%) Solaris
11 4 (1.77%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.33%) CentOS
13 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.88%) AIX
14 1 (0.44%) SVR4
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (9.29%) ITIL
3 17 (7.52%) Configuration Management
4 11 (4.87%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.87%) Problem Management
5 9 (3.98%) Migration
5 9 (3.98%) Document Management
5 9 (3.98%) DevOps
6 8 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.54%) E-Commerce
6 8 (3.54%) ERP
6 8 (3.54%) E-business
7 6 (2.65%) Project Management
8 5 (2.21%) Change Management
8 5 (2.21%) Mentoring
9 4 (1.77%) Change Control
9 4 (1.77%) Data Security
10 3 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.72%) SQL
2 30 (13.27%) PHP
3 29 (12.83%) Python
4 23 (10.18%) Perl
4 23 (10.18%) Bash Shell
5 14 (6.19%) C++
6 11 (4.87%) Java
6 11 (4.87%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.98%) C
8 4 (1.77%) VBScript
8 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.33%) VB
9 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.88%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.44%) ABAP
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (18.58%) Degree
2 20 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (5.31%) MCSA
6 11 (4.87%) CCNA
6 11 (4.87%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (4.42%) CCA
8 9 (3.98%) MCSE
9 8 (3.54%) MCP
10 7 (3.10%) MCITP
11 5 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) MCDST
14 1 (0.44%) MCTS
14 1 (0.44%) CCENT
14 1 (0.44%) HND
14 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (32.30%) Active Directory
2 38 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.19%) XenApp
5 13 (5.75%) Postfix
6 10 (4.42%) VMware Server
7 8 (3.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.21%) Xen
9 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.77%) vSphere
10 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.33%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.88%) NFS
11 2 (0.88%) XenServer
12 1 (0.44%) KVM
12 1 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (6.19%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.31%) WSUS
2 12 (5.31%) SCOM
3 11 (4.87%) SCCM
4 10 (4.42%) Nagios
5 7 (3.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (2.21%) Puppet
7 4 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.77%) DameWare
8 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.88%) Cacti
9 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.88%) Opsview
10 1 (0.44%) OpenView
10 1 (0.44%) Munin
10 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 104 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 75 (33.19%) VMware
3 47 (20.80%) Citrix
3 47 (20.80%) Cisco
4 19 (8.41%) NetApp
5 16 (7.08%) Symantec
6 14 (6.19%) Polycom
7 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.54%) Zend
8 8 (3.54%) CommVault
8 8 (3.54%) HP
8 8 (3.54%) Bomgar
9 7 (3.10%) IronPort
9 7 (3.10%) Oracle
10 6 (2.65%) Dell
11 5 (2.21%) EMC
12 4 (1.77%) Mitel
12 4 (1.77%) Sophos
12 4 (1.77%) Splunk
13 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
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Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Exeter
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Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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