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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 742 791 799
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 136 102 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.099% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 76
Average salary £31,000 £28,125 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.76%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +33 134 £31,000 +7.82% 12
South East -10 56 £32,500 +13.04% 5
London +14 31 £36,500 +10.60% 4
Hampshire -3 20 £37,500 +36.36% 2
East of England +4 16 £27,500 +37.50% 3
Birmingham -1 12 - -
West Midlands -7 12 - -
Surrey -10 11 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £37,500 - 1
South West -19 10 £29,500 +41.82%
Kent +1 8 £22,500 -4.25%
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £37,000 -
Fareham - 7 £27,500 -
City of London +3 6 £53,750 +73.38%
Hertfordshire -3 6 £20,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -8 6 £20,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £28,250 -
East Midlands +23 5 £22,500 -38.35%
Reading +4 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £29,000 -
Guildford -11 5 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Witney - 5 £29,000 -
Lincoln - 4 - -
Chippenham - 4 £27,000 -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Exeter +7 3 £29,500 +46.40%
Devon -5 3 £29,500 +41.82%
Manchester -10 3 - -
North West -12 3 - -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 155 (61.26%) Windows
2 112 (44.27%) Microsoft
3 101 (39.92%) VMware
4 88 (34.78%) Linux
5 87 (34.39%) Active Directory
6 70 (27.67%) MS Excel
7 67 (26.48%) MS Exchange
8 58 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 58 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
10 54 (21.34%) SQL Server
11 53 (20.95%) Cisco
12 47 (18.58%) DNS
12 47 (18.58%) SQL
13 46 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (16.21%) Degree
15 39 (15.42%) Python
16 37 (14.62%) UNIX
17 36 (14.23%) Perl
17 36 (14.23%) Firewall
18 35 (13.83%) Hyper-V
19 32 (12.65%) MS Office
20 31 (12.25%) Citrix
21 30 (11.86%) DHCP
21 30 (11.86%) Finance
22 29 (11.46%) PHP
23 28 (11.07%) VLAN
24 27 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
24 27 (10.67%) SCOM
25 26 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (26.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (6.72%) IIS
5 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.37%) Apache
10 5 (1.98%) Lync
11 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.79%) JBoss
13 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.40%) CMS
14 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.65%) MS Office
3 7 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Maya
4 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
2 47 (18.58%) DNS
3 36 (14.23%) Firewall
4 30 (11.86%) DHCP
5 28 (11.07%) VLAN
6 25 (9.88%) SAN
7 23 (9.09%) VPN
8 20 (7.91%) Internet
8 20 (7.91%) VoIP
9 18 (7.11%) LAN
10 14 (5.53%) WAN
11 13 (5.14%) SMTP
12 11 (4.35%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.95%) IMAP
13 10 (3.95%) Wireshark
14 8 (3.16%) DMZ
14 8 (3.16%) FTP
14 8 (3.16%) ADSL
14 8 (3.16%) Wireless
15 7 (2.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.51%) MySQL
3 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.58%) DTS
6 4 (1.58%) MS Access
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (11.86%) Finance
2 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.16%) Back Office
4 6 (2.37%) Electronics
4 6 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.19%) Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.16%) MAPI
2 7 (2.77%) XML
3 6 (2.37%) .NET
4 4 (1.58%) CSS
4 4 (1.58%) Web Services
4 4 (1.58%) LAMP
4 4 (1.58%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.79%) Middleware
6 2 (0.79%) Java EE
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.40%) COM
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.56%) iPhone
5 8 (3.16%) PDA
6 7 (2.77%) Replication
7 5 (1.98%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.98%) CMDB
7 5 (1.98%) Wiki
7 5 (1.98%) CCTV
8 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.58%) Clustering
8 4 (1.58%) User Experience
9 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.19%) Life Science
9 3 (1.19%) Derivative
9 3 (1.19%) Streaming Music
9 3 (1.19%) SecurID
9 3 (1.19%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 155 (61.26%) Windows
2 88 (34.78%) Linux
3 58 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (14.62%) UNIX
6 26 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 19 (7.51%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.56%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.16%) Android
11 8 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.58%) AIX
14 3 (1.19%) CentOS
14 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.28%) ITIL
2 16 (6.32%) Configuration Management
3 14 (5.53%) Change Management
4 13 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (4.74%) Use Case
6 11 (4.35%) Migration
6 11 (4.35%) Process Management
7 10 (3.95%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.16%) DevOps
9 7 (2.77%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.37%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.37%) Service Management
10 6 (2.37%) Document Management
10 6 (2.37%) Mentoring
11 5 (1.98%) Change Control
11 5 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (1.98%) Software Testing
11 5 (1.98%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.58%) SQL
2 39 (15.42%) Python
3 36 (14.23%) Perl
4 29 (11.46%) PHP
5 16 (6.32%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.53%) Java
7 12 (4.74%) C++
8 11 (4.35%) C
9 10 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.58%) AWK
11 4 (1.58%) sed
12 3 (1.19%) VB
12 3 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.79%) VBScript
14 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (16.21%) Degree
2 27 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.91%) MCSE
5 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (4.74%) CCA
8 8 (3.16%) CCNA
8 8 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.37%) MCITP
9 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.98%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.58%) MCSA
11 4 (1.58%) HNC
11 4 (1.58%) HND
12 3 (1.19%) MCP
13 2 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) SLA
2 12 (4.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (34.39%) Active Directory
2 58 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.74%) VMware Server
5 11 (4.35%) XenApp
6 8 (3.16%) ISA Server
6 8 (3.16%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.16%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.16%) vSphere
7 5 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.58%) Postfix
8 4 (1.58%) XenServer
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.40%) Xen
11 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (10.67%) SCOM
2 25 (9.88%) SCCM
3 17 (6.72%) Backup Exec
4 11 (4.35%) WSUS
5 7 (2.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.98%) Opsview
6 5 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.98%) Puppet
6 5 (1.98%) Cacti
7 4 (1.58%) Nagios
7 4 (1.58%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.19%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.19%) SCSM
8 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.19%) OpenView
9 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 112 (44.27%) Microsoft
2 101 (39.92%) VMware
3 53 (20.95%) Cisco
4 31 (12.25%) Citrix
5 22 (8.70%) NetApp
6 16 (6.32%) Symantec
6 16 (6.32%) HP
7 14 (5.53%) Dell
8 13 (5.14%) Oracle
9 12 (4.74%) Apple
10 9 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.16%) Draytek
12 7 (2.77%) IronPort
12 7 (2.77%) Polycom
12 7 (2.77%) McAfee
13 5 (1.98%) Splunk
13 5 (1.98%) Zend
13 5 (1.98%) Mitel
13 5 (1.98%) EMC
14 4 (1.58%) Nortel
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