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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 760 835 801
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 113 84 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.075% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 92 69 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £20,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -9.37%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +76 110 £35,000 - 15
London +71 38 £50,000 +42.85% 4
South East +19 30 £35,000 - 5
West Midlands - 16 £23,000 -
Kent - 15 £35,000 - 1
South West -10 12 £36,000 +50.00% 2
Birmingham - 8 - -
Bath +21 7 £36,000 +50.00%
Somerset +20 7 £36,000 +50.00%
East of England +16 7 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Surrey +29 5 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Essex +13 5 £39,000 +136.36%
Guildford - 5 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex +13 4 £27,500 -
Crawley +8 4 £27,500 -38.88%
East Midlands -2 4 £33,750 -11.18%
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Wolverhampton - 4 £23,000 -
Berkshire +9 3 £40,000 -20.00%
City of London +38 2 £45,000 +26.76%
Yorkshire +13 2 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £32,500 -14.47%
Nottingham -6 2 £32,500 -14.47%
Newbury - 2 £38,750 -
Derby - 2 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £26,750 -
Abingdon - 2 £27,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (56.90%) Windows
2 101 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 100 (43.10%) Linux
4 78 (33.62%) Active Directory
5 72 (31.03%) MS Excel
6 65 (28.02%) VMware
7 62 (26.72%) SQL Server
8 61 (26.29%) Firewall
9 58 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (23.28%) TCP/IP
11 53 (22.84%) DNS
12 51 (21.98%) MS Exchange
12 51 (21.98%) UNIX
12 51 (21.98%) Finance
13 50 (21.55%) Cisco
14 49 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (19.83%) Hyper-V
16 46 (19.83%) MS Office
17 44 (18.97%) Python
18 43 (18.53%) Perl
19 38 (16.38%) SQL
19 38 (16.38%) SAN
20 35 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (14.22%) Windows XP
22 32 (13.79%) IIS
22 32 (13.79%) SCOM
23 31 (13.36%) DHCP
24 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (21.98%) MS Exchange
2 35 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.79%) IIS
4 28 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (7.76%) Lync
8 13 (5.60%) SharePoint
9 11 (4.74%) Apache
10 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.43%) MTS
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 72 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.83%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.29%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.74%) SaaS
2 10 (4.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (26.29%) Firewall
2 54 (23.28%) TCP/IP
3 53 (22.84%) DNS
4 38 (16.38%) SAN
5 31 (13.36%) DHCP
6 28 (12.07%) LAN
7 26 (11.21%) WAN
8 25 (10.78%) VPN
9 22 (9.48%) Wireless
10 20 (8.62%) VLAN
11 17 (7.33%) SMTP
11 17 (7.33%) Internet
12 15 (6.47%) DMZ
12 15 (6.47%) IMAP
13 14 (6.03%) NAS
14 10 (4.31%) iSCSI
14 10 (4.31%) HTTP
15 8 (3.45%) VoIP
16 6 (2.59%) PBX
16 6 (2.59%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.31%) MySQL
4 8 (3.45%) Redis
5 5 (2.16%) DB2
6 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 51 (21.98%) Finance
2 23 (9.91%) Front Office
3 17 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.88%) Electronics
5 5 (2.16%) Legal
5 5 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (1.72%) French Language
6 4 (1.72%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) German Language
8 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.47%) MAPI
2 7 (3.02%) XML
2 7 (3.02%) .NET
3 6 (2.59%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.72%) CSS
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
5 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.86%) COM
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.19%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.33%) EqualLogic
4 16 (6.90%) iPhone
5 15 (6.47%) PDA
6 14 (6.03%) Replication
7 11 (4.74%) Data Centre
8 10 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.59%) Streaming Music
10 6 (2.59%) Telematics
10 6 (2.59%) User Experience
10 6 (2.59%) CCTV
11 5 (2.16%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.72%) SecurID
13 3 (1.29%) Derivative
13 3 (1.29%) DTV
14 2 (0.86%) MPEG
14 2 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 132 (56.90%) Windows
2 100 (43.10%) Linux
3 58 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (21.98%) UNIX
5 49 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (14.22%) Windows XP
8 25 (10.78%) Windows 7
9 19 (8.19%) Windows 8
10 15 (6.47%) Android
10 15 (6.47%) Windows Vista
11 10 (4.31%) Windows 2000
12 9 (3.88%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.86%) AIX
15 1 (0.43%) HPUX
15 1 (0.43%) Solaris
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.78%) ITIL
2 21 (9.05%) Change Management
2 21 (9.05%) Use Case
3 20 (8.62%) Low Latency
4 19 (8.19%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (5.17%) DevOps
6 9 (3.88%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.45%) Process Management
7 8 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 6 (2.59%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (2.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.16%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.16%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.72%) Network Management
10 4 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.97%) Python
2 43 (18.53%) Perl
3 38 (16.38%) SQL
4 22 (9.48%) C
5 16 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.03%) Java
7 12 (5.17%) PHP
8 10 (4.31%) C++
9 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.16%) AWK
10 5 (2.16%) sed
10 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.29%) C#
12 2 (0.86%) X++
12 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.48%) MCSE
3 21 (9.05%) Degree
4 18 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.60%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.74%) CCNA
6 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.31%) MCITP
8 4 (1.72%) MCSA
8 4 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.29%) MCTS
9 3 (1.29%) MCP
10 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.86%) CCIE
10 2 (0.86%) CCNP
10 2 (0.86%) CCA
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.86%) CNE
10 2 (0.86%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) SLA
1 7 (3.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (33.62%) Active Directory
2 47 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (19.83%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.47%) vSphere
5 11 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.29%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (13.79%) SCOM
2 25 (10.78%) SCCM
3 16 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.59%) Cacti
5 6 (2.59%) Opsview
6 4 (1.72%) WSUS
7 3 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.43%) Nagios
9 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.02%) VMware
3 50 (21.55%) Cisco
4 22 (9.48%) Symantec
5 18 (7.76%) Oracle
6 17 (7.33%) Apple
7 15 (6.47%) Draytek
8 13 (5.60%) NetApp
9 12 (5.17%) Citrix
10 10 (4.31%) HP
11 9 (3.88%) Dell
11 9 (3.88%) Veeam
12 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.59%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.59%) Adobe
14 5 (2.16%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.16%) Polycom
15 4 (1.72%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.72%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.72%) McAfee
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