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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 762 793 784
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 119 99 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.094% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.099% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 77
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 +17 117 £31,500 +1.61% 9
South East -17 45 £30,500 -12.85% 1
London +26 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -7 13 - -
Birmingham - 13 - -
East of England +6 11 £20,000 -
Hampshire -5 11 £40,000 +45.45%
South West -18 10 £30,250 +45.43% 3
Berkshire +7 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Surrey -21 9 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Kent +12 8 £22,500 -4.25%
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
City of London 0 6 £53,750 +73.38% 1
Hertfordshire -4 6 £20,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -16 6 £20,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £29,500 -
Guildford -1 4 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Reading -3 4 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +28 3 £22,500 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire +4 3 - -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £29,000 -
Witney - 3 £29,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £27,000 -
Fareham - 3 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Somerset +5 2 £36,000 +50.00%
Exeter +4 2 £28,500 +46.90%
Yorkshire +2 2 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Bath -5 2 £36,000 +50.00%
Devon -5 2 £28,500 +46.90% 1

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 132 (53.01%) Windows
2 99 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 89 (35.74%) VMware
4 84 (33.73%) Linux
5 79 (31.73%) Active Directory
6 69 (27.71%) MS Excel
7 57 (22.89%) SQL Server
8 56 (22.49%) Cisco
9 55 (22.09%) MS Exchange
10 52 (20.88%) TCP/IP
11 51 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (18.47%) SQL
13 42 (16.87%) Python
13 42 (16.87%) DNS
14 41 (16.47%) UNIX
15 39 (15.66%) Perl
15 39 (15.66%) Firewall
15 39 (15.66%) Degree
16 37 (14.86%) Finance
17 35 (14.06%) Hyper-V
18 34 (13.65%) MS Office
19 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (12.05%) DHCP
21 28 (11.24%) SCOM
22 27 (10.84%) PHP
22 27 (10.84%) Citrix
22 27 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
23 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 55 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (7.23%) IIS
5 16 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (5.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.41%) Lync
8 6 (2.41%) Apache
9 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.40%) CMS
11 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 69 (27.71%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.65%) MS Office
3 8 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.88%) TCP/IP
2 42 (16.87%) DNS
3 39 (15.66%) Firewall
4 30 (12.05%) DHCP
5 23 (9.24%) VPN
6 22 (8.84%) VLAN
7 21 (8.43%) SAN
8 20 (8.03%) Internet
8 20 (8.03%) LAN
9 17 (6.83%) VoIP
10 15 (6.02%) WAN
11 14 (5.62%) SMTP
12 11 (4.42%) IMAP
13 10 (4.02%) Wireshark
13 10 (4.02%) Wireless
13 10 (4.02%) NetScaler
14 9 (3.61%) DMZ
15 8 (3.21%) ADSL
16 6 (2.41%) FTP
17 5 (2.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.23%) MySQL
3 13 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.61%) DB2
6 4 (1.61%) MS Access
6 4 (1.61%) DTS
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (14.86%) Finance
2 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.21%) Back Office
4 6 (2.41%) Electronics
4 6 (2.41%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.01%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Front Office
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.80%) French Language
7 2 (0.80%) German Language
7 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.61%) MAPI
2 7 (2.81%) XML
3 6 (2.41%) Regular Expression
3 6 (2.41%) .NET
4 4 (1.61%) CSS
4 4 (1.61%) Web Services
5 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.80%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.84%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.02%) iPhone
5 9 (3.61%) PDA
6 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.41%) CCTV
7 6 (2.41%) EqualLogic
7 6 (2.41%) User Experience
8 4 (1.61%) Wiki
8 4 (1.61%) Clustering
8 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.61%) SecurID
8 4 (1.61%) Streaming Music
9 3 (1.20%) Life Science
9 3 (1.20%) Replication
9 3 (1.20%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) IVR
10 2 (0.80%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 132 (53.01%) Windows
2 84 (33.73%) Linux
3 46 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.47%) UNIX
5 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (8.43%) Windows XP
8 17 (6.83%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.61%) Android
10 9 (3.61%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.20%) AIX
13 3 (1.20%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.43%) ITIL
2 16 (6.43%) Configuration Management
2 16 (6.43%) Use Case
3 14 (5.62%) Change Management
4 10 (4.02%) Process Management
5 9 (3.61%) Migration
6 8 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.21%) DevOps
7 7 (2.81%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (2.81%) Software Testing
8 6 (2.41%) Service Management
8 6 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.41%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.01%) Project Management
9 5 (2.01%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.01%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.01%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.01%) Document Management
10 4 (1.61%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (1.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.47%) SQL
2 42 (16.87%) Python
3 39 (15.66%) Perl
4 27 (10.84%) PHP
5 18 (7.23%) C
6 12 (4.82%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.42%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.42%) C++
7 11 (4.42%) Java
8 6 (2.41%) sed
8 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.41%) AWK
9 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) ABAP
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (15.66%) Degree
2 27 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.63%) MCSE
5 14 (5.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.02%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (3.61%) CCNA
7 9 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.81%) CCA
10 6 (2.41%) MCITP
10 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.61%) MCSA
12 4 (1.61%) HNC
12 4 (1.61%) HND
13 2 (0.80%) MCTS
13 2 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (0.80%) VCP4
14 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.22%) SLA
2 12 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.42%) XenApp
5 9 (3.61%) vSphere
6 8 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.21%) ISA Server
6 8 (3.21%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.81%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.61%) XenServer
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.80%) Postfix
12 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.40%) Xen
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (11.24%) SCOM
2 21 (8.43%) SCCM
3 14 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.21%) WSUS
5 6 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.41%) Cacti
5 6 (2.41%) Opsview
6 4 (1.61%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.61%) Puppet
7 3 (1.20%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.20%) SCSM
7 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.20%) OpenView
8 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 99 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 89 (35.74%) VMware
3 56 (22.49%) Cisco
4 27 (10.84%) Citrix
5 19 (7.63%) NetApp
6 16 (6.43%) Oracle
6 16 (6.43%) HP
7 15 (6.02%) Dell
7 15 (6.02%) Symantec
8 13 (5.22%) Apple
9 9 (3.61%) Draytek
10 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.81%) McAfee
11 7 (2.81%) Polycom
12 6 (2.41%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.01%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.61%) Zend
14 4 (1.61%) Adobe
14 4 (1.61%) Siemens
14 4 (1.61%) Nortel
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
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FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
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