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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 784 835 835
Rank change year-on-year
+51 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 115 97 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.082% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 84 80 58
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,330 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 27 April 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 April 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
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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 +58 115 £36,000 +2.85% 14
London +40 43 £45,000 +28.57% 7
South East +11 31 £33,750 -3.57% 3
South West -19 16 £36,000 +60.71% 1
West Midlands - 15 - - 1
Birmingham - 13 - - 1
Kent - 10 £30,000 -
Somerset +14 9 £36,000 +50.00%
Bath +12 9 £36,000 +50.00%
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
East of England +24 7 £20,000 -30.43% 2
Surrey +13 7 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Guildford +12 6 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Berkshire -2 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Essex - 5 £39,000 -
West Sussex +3 4 £27,500 -
Crawley +2 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 - -
Maidenhead -5 3 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
City of London +19 2 £47,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £28,750 -24.34%
Newbury - 2 £38,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £20,000 - 1
Telford - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Chippenham - 2 £26,750 - 1
Dorset - 2 £41,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £20,000 - 2
Shropshire - 2 - -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 137 (55.02%) Windows
2 104 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 91 (36.55%) Linux
4 83 (33.33%) VMware
5 78 (31.33%) MS Excel
6 77 (30.92%) Active Directory
7 64 (25.70%) SQL Server
8 59 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (23.29%) Cisco
10 57 (22.89%) TCP/IP
11 56 (22.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (22.09%) MS Exchange
13 54 (21.69%) Firewall
14 53 (21.29%) DNS
15 51 (20.48%) UNIX
16 48 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (18.88%) MS Office
17 47 (18.88%) Finance
18 46 (18.47%) SQL
19 45 (18.07%) Hyper-V
20 44 (17.67%) Perl
21 43 (17.27%) Python
22 37 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (14.06%) DHCP
24 34 (13.65%) SCOM
25 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
26 31 (12.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
27 30 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
27 30 (12.05%) SAN
27 30 (12.05%) Windows XP

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 37 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (12.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (11.65%) IIS
5 24 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.82%) Lync
7 11 (4.42%) Apache
7 11 (4.42%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) MTS
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (31.33%) MS Excel
2 47 (18.88%) MS Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Office 365
2 6 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.89%) TCP/IP
2 54 (21.69%) Firewall
3 53 (21.29%) DNS
4 35 (14.06%) DHCP
5 30 (12.05%) SAN
6 27 (10.84%) VPN
7 25 (10.04%) LAN
8 23 (9.24%) VLAN
9 21 (8.43%) WAN
10 19 (7.63%) SMTP
11 18 (7.23%) Wireless
12 16 (6.43%) IMAP
12 16 (6.43%) DMZ
12 16 (6.43%) Internet
13 13 (5.22%) NAS
14 10 (4.02%) VoIP
14 10 (4.02%) HTTP
15 8 (3.21%) ADSL
15 8 (3.21%) Wireshark
16 6 (2.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.22%) MySQL
3 12 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.41%) DB2
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) MS Access
8 3 (1.20%) DTS
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.80%) Redis
10 1 (0.40%) Big Data
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 47 (18.88%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Front Office
3 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.02%) Electronics
5 6 (2.41%) Back Office
6 5 (2.01%) Legal
6 5 (2.01%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (1.61%) French Language
8 3 (1.20%) German Language
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.43%) MAPI
2 9 (3.61%) XML
3 8 (3.21%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.81%) .NET
5 5 (2.01%) CSS
6 4 (1.61%) Web Services
6 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Blackberry
2 20 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.83%) iPhone
4 16 (6.43%) PDA
5 14 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.82%) Replication
7 11 (4.42%) EqualLogic
8 10 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.81%) User Experience
11 6 (2.41%) Telematics
11 6 (2.41%) CCTV
12 5 (2.01%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.01%) Streaming Music
13 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.61%) SecurID
13 4 (1.61%) Clustering
14 3 (1.20%) Derivative
15 2 (0.80%) IVR
15 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 137 (55.02%) Windows
2 91 (36.55%) Linux
3 59 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (20.48%) UNIX
5 48 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (12.05%) Windows XP
8 23 (9.24%) Windows 7
9 20 (8.03%) Windows 8
10 16 (6.43%) Windows Vista
10 16 (6.43%) Android
11 10 (4.02%) Windows 2000
12 8 (3.21%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.80%) AIX
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.64%) Use Case
2 21 (8.43%) ITIL
3 18 (7.23%) Change Management
4 15 (6.02%) Low Latency
5 14 (5.62%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (4.42%) Process Management
7 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (3.61%) Software Testing
8 8 (3.21%) DevOps
8 8 (3.21%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.81%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.41%) Project Management
10 6 (2.41%) Service Management
10 6 (2.41%) Migration
10 6 (2.41%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.41%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (2.01%) Workflow
11 5 (2.01%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.47%) SQL
2 44 (17.67%) Perl
3 43 (17.27%) Python
4 23 (9.24%) C
5 17 (6.83%) PHP
6 13 (5.22%) Java
7 12 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.42%) C++
9 8 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.81%) AWK
10 7 (2.81%) sed
11 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
14 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.40%) C#
14 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.04%) MCSE
2 25 (10.04%) Degree
3 22 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.02%) MCITP
6 10 (4.02%) CCNA
7 5 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.01%) MCSA
8 4 (1.61%) HNC
8 4 (1.61%) HND
9 3 (1.20%) CCA
9 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) MCP
11 1 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (30.92%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (18.07%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.62%) vSphere
5 9 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.81%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.41%) XenApp
8 5 (2.01%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.01%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (13.65%) SCOM
2 23 (9.24%) SCCM
3 17 (6.83%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.41%) Cacti
4 6 (2.41%) Opsview
5 5 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.61%) WSUS
7 3 (1.20%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.20%) SCSM
7 3 (1.20%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.80%) Puppet
8 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.80%) OpenView
8 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.40%) Nagios
9 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 104 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 83 (33.33%) VMware
3 58 (23.29%) Cisco
4 22 (8.84%) Symantec
5 20 (8.03%) Oracle
5 20 (8.03%) Apple
6 18 (7.23%) NetApp
7 16 (6.43%) Citrix
7 16 (6.43%) Draytek
8 12 (4.82%) HP
9 11 (4.42%) Dell
10 8 (3.21%) Veeam
10 8 (3.21%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.01%) Nortel
12 5 (2.01%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.01%) Siemens
12 5 (2.01%) Adobe
12 5 (2.01%) Polycom
13 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Market rate
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East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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