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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 772 824 775
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 123 62 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.057% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 111 53 97
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 £20,850 £24,493 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 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 20 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 +39 113 £33,500 +3.07% 20
South East +25 44 £30,750 -18.00% 5
London +7 20 £52,500 +69.35% 4
South West -7 18 £42,500 +77.08% 8
East Sussex +5 16 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Brighton +4 16 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire -24 12 £39,250 +33.05%
Hampshire +3 10 £33,500 -12.98% 2
West Yorkshire -10 10 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 2
Exeter +3 8 £20,500 -1.44% 4
Devon -15 8 £20,500 -1.44% 4
Leeds - 8 £40,000 -
City of London +14 7 £57,500 +85.48% 1
East of England -21 7 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £45,000 - 2
Leicester - 7 £45,000 - 2
Southampton +8 6 £34,250 +37.00% 1
Berkshire +5 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Surrey +2 5 £31,500 -
Bristol +5 4 £42,500 +77.08% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £30,250 -26.66%
Scotland -2 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £27,500 -14.06% 2
Cambridge +2 3 £28,000 -32.12%
Reading -6 3 £21,000 -30.00%
Somerset -11 3 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Kent - 3 £20,000 -
Truro - 3 £45,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 140 (63.06%) Windows
2 103 (46.40%) Microsoft
3 83 (37.39%) Linux
4 71 (31.98%) VMware
5 69 (31.08%) Active Directory
6 65 (29.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (28.38%) MS Excel
7 63 (28.38%) MS Exchange
8 51 (22.97%) TCP/IP
9 47 (21.17%) DNS
9 47 (21.17%) Citrix
10 46 (20.72%) Cisco
11 44 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (18.92%) Degree
13 36 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (14.86%) MySQL
15 31 (13.96%) MS Office
15 31 (13.96%) SAN
16 30 (13.51%) DHCP
16 30 (13.51%) UNIX
17 29 (13.06%) SQL Server
17 29 (13.06%) PHP
17 29 (13.06%) SQL
18 28 (12.61%) Firewall
18 28 (12.61%) VLAN
19 27 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
19 27 (12.16%) Python
20 26 (11.71%) SLA
21 25 (11.26%) Internet
21 25 (11.26%) VoIP

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 63 (28.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.11%) IIS
4 17 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.31%) Apache
6 10 (4.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.15%) Lync
7 7 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.25%) JBoss
9 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 63 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Maya
3 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.97%) TCP/IP
2 47 (21.17%) DNS
3 31 (13.96%) SAN
4 30 (13.51%) DHCP
5 28 (12.61%) Firewall
5 28 (12.61%) VLAN
6 25 (11.26%) Internet
6 25 (11.26%) VoIP
7 24 (10.81%) VPN
8 22 (9.91%) SSH
9 18 (8.11%) FTP
10 17 (7.66%) LAN
11 16 (7.21%) WAN
11 16 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (6.31%) Wireshark
13 13 (5.86%) OpenVPN
13 13 (5.86%) DSL
14 12 (5.41%) NAS
15 11 (4.95%) NetScaler
16 8 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.86%) MySQL
2 29 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Riak
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.35%) Subversion
3 2 (0.90%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (9.01%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.35%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.76%) LAMP
2 5 (2.25%) .NET
3 3 (1.35%) Java EE
3 3 (1.35%) XML
3 3 (1.35%) Middleware
4 2 (0.90%) JMX
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) jQuery
5 1 (0.45%) OAuth
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) COM
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.05%) Replication
3 9 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.60%) Wiki
5 6 (2.70%) CMDB
5 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.25%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) Life Science
7 4 (1.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) MPEG
8 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.90%) Physics
9 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.90%) AS400
9 2 (0.90%) Equities
9 2 (0.90%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.90%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 140 (63.06%) Windows
2 83 (37.39%) Linux
3 65 (29.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.51%) UNIX
6 13 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.95%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.50%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.70%) Solaris
11 4 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.90%) AIX
13 2 (0.90%) SVR4
13 2 (0.90%) Debian
13 2 (0.90%) CentOS
13 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (8.56%) ITIL
3 17 (7.66%) Configuration Management
4 12 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.95%) Problem Management
6 9 (4.05%) Migration
6 9 (4.05%) Document Management
6 9 (4.05%) ERP
6 9 (4.05%) DevOps
7 8 (3.60%) E-Commerce
7 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (3.60%) E-business
7 8 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.70%) Project Management
9 5 (2.25%) Change Management
9 5 (2.25%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.80%) Change Control
10 4 (1.80%) Data Security
10 4 (1.80%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.06%) PHP
1 29 (13.06%) SQL
2 27 (12.16%) Python
3 22 (9.91%) Perl
3 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
4 14 (6.31%) C++
5 12 (5.41%) Java
6 11 (4.95%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.05%) C
8 4 (1.80%) VBScript
8 4 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.35%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) ABAP
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (18.92%) Degree
2 19 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (5.41%) MCSA
5 11 (4.95%) CCNA
5 11 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (4.50%) CCA
7 8 (3.60%) MCP
7 8 (3.60%) MCSE
8 7 (3.15%) MCITP
9 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.90%) MCDST
11 1 (0.45%) MCTS
11 1 (0.45%) CCENT
11 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.31%) XenApp
5 13 (5.86%) Postfix
6 10 (4.50%) VMware Server
7 8 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.70%) Xen
9 4 (1.80%) vSphere
10 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.90%) NFS
11 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.90%) XenServer
12 1 (0.45%) KVM
12 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (6.31%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.41%) WSUS
3 11 (4.95%) SCCM
3 11 (4.95%) SCOM
3 11 (4.95%) Nagios
4 7 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.25%) Puppet
6 4 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.80%) DameWare
7 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.90%) Cacti
8 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.90%) Opsview
9 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.45%) Munin
9 1 (0.45%) OpenView
9 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 103 (46.40%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.98%) VMware
3 47 (21.17%) Citrix
4 46 (20.72%) Cisco
5 18 (8.11%) NetApp
6 16 (7.21%) Symantec
7 14 (6.31%) Polycom
8 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.60%) CommVault
9 8 (3.60%) HP
9 8 (3.60%) Oracle
9 8 (3.60%) Zend
9 8 (3.60%) Bomgar
10 7 (3.15%) IronPort
11 6 (2.70%) Dell
12 5 (2.25%) EMC
13 4 (1.80%) Sophos
13 4 (1.80%) Splunk
14 3 (1.35%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.35%) McAfee
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum 37.5 hrs 27 days holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: generous benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
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Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
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London
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
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London
ADIL
Salary: Competitive Salary
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Exeter
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Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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