The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 762 775 836
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 178 192 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 162 142
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £68,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 169 £37,500 +4.16% 7
London +1 57 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +31 52 £37,500 +11.11% 3
East of England +30 23 £26,500 -24.28% 1
South West -14 23 £25,750 -28.47%
Essex +24 18 £26,500 -32.05%
Hertfordshire +28 17 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Hampshire +12 17 £33,500 -29.47%
City of London +69 16 £52,500 +27.27% 2
Berkshire +6 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wiltshire +6 11 £23,500 -20.33%
Oxfordshire - 10 £30,750 - 1
Chippenham -1 7 - -
Reading +19 6 £57,500 +31.42%
Bristol +5 6 £37,500 -11.76%
West Sussex -5 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Portsmouth - 6 £33,500 -
East Midlands +16 5 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -28 5 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Horsham - 5 £40,000 -
North West +25 4 £35,000 +32.07%
Isle of Man - 4 £45,000 -
Swindon - 4 £23,500 -
Manchester - 4 £35,000 -
Windsor - 4 £37,500 -
Dorset +11 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham -26 3 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +6 2 £36,500 +12.30%

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Systems Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 178 (55.45%) Windows
2 128 (39.88%) VMware
3 125 (38.94%) Windows Server
4 123 (38.32%) Linux
5 119 (37.07%) Active Directory
6 107 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 100 (31.15%) Cisco
8 68 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (20.25%) Firewall
10 62 (19.31%) Windows 7
11 61 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (18.38%) MS Exchange
13 57 (17.76%) MS Excel
14 55 (17.13%) SQL Server
15 52 (16.20%) Hyper-V
16 50 (15.58%) DNS
17 49 (15.26%) VPN
17 49 (15.26%) MS Office
17 49 (15.26%) VLAN
18 44 (13.71%) Windows 8
19 43 (13.40%) Data Centre
20 42 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
20 42 (13.08%) Python
20 42 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 39 (12.15%) TCP/IP
22 38 (11.84%) SAN
23 37 (11.53%) Degree
24 36 (11.21%) ITIL
25 35 (10.90%) DHCP

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (6.23%) Apache
8 18 (5.61%) SharePoint
9 14 (4.36%) IIS
9 14 (4.36%) Tomcat
10 12 (3.74%) nginx
11 11 (3.43%) JBoss
12 9 (2.80%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.87%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.56%) Confluence
15 4 (1.25%) Documentum
15 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.62%) FileNet
16 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 49 (15.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (0.62%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.61%) Office 365
3 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.56%) GitHub
4 5 (1.56%) Trello
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.93%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.25%) Firewall
2 50 (15.58%) DNS
3 49 (15.26%) VLAN
3 49 (15.26%) VPN
4 39 (12.15%) TCP/IP
5 38 (11.84%) SAN
6 35 (10.90%) DHCP
7 30 (9.35%) SMTP
8 27 (8.41%) WAN
9 23 (7.17%) NAS
10 22 (6.85%) IPv4
10 22 (6.85%) LAN
10 22 (6.85%) Wireless
11 21 (6.54%) DMZ
11 21 (6.54%) IMAP
12 20 (6.23%) VoIP
13 18 (5.61%) EIGRP
14 17 (5.30%) BGP
14 17 (5.30%) FWSM
14 17 (5.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.61%) MySQL
3 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.25%) Big Data
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.56%) Apache Continuum
2 5 (1.56%) JIRA
2 5 (1.56%) Maven
2 5 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 35 (10.90%) Finance
2 20 (6.23%) Banking
3 17 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.74%) Marketing
5 11 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.87%) Back Office
6 6 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.25%) Electronics
8 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) International Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.54%) MAPI
2 15 (4.67%) CSS
2 15 (4.67%) HTML
2 15 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (4.36%) Web Services
4 11 (3.43%) LAMP
5 10 (3.12%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (1.87%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (1.87%) MCollective
7 5 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.25%) JSON
9 3 (0.93%) .NET
9 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.93%) ELK Stack
9 3 (0.93%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.31%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.40%) Data Centre
2 34 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.66%) Replication
4 27 (8.41%) Blackberry
5 24 (7.48%) Computer Science
6 21 (6.54%) iPhone
6 21 (6.54%) PDA
7 10 (3.12%) Fintech
8 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.93%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.62%) Clustering
12 2 (0.62%) Equities
12 2 (0.62%) Physics
12 2 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
13 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 178 (55.45%) Windows
2 125 (38.94%) Windows Server
3 123 (38.32%) Linux
4 68 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (19.31%) Windows 7
6 61 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (13.71%) Windows 8
8 42 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (9.97%) Unix
10 29 (9.03%) Windows 10
10 29 (9.03%) Windows XP
11 22 (6.85%) Android
11 22 (6.85%) Windows Vista
12 19 (5.92%) Ubuntu
13 12 (3.74%) CentOS
14 7 (2.18%) Debian
15 5 (1.56%) Solaris
16 4 (1.25%) CatOS
17 3 (0.93%) AIX
17 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.21%) ITIL
2 26 (8.10%) High Availability
3 24 (7.48%) Incident Management
4 17 (5.30%) Migration
5 14 (4.36%) Service Delivery
6 12 (3.74%) Electronic Trading
7 11 (3.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.43%) Service Management
8 10 (3.12%) Problem Management
8 10 (3.12%) Software Engineering
9 9 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (2.80%) DevOps
9 9 (2.80%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (2.80%) Workflow
10 8 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (2.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (2.49%) Validation
11 7 (2.18%) Change Management
11 7 (2.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.08%) Python
2 33 (10.28%) Perl
3 32 (9.97%) Bash Shell
4 28 (8.72%) SQL
5 20 (6.23%) Ruby
6 15 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.67%) Korn
7 14 (4.36%) Java
8 9 (2.80%) C#
8 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (11.53%) Degree
2 29 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.48%) SC Cleared
4 24 (7.48%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.54%) CCNP
5 21 (6.54%) MCSE
6 17 (5.30%) CCSE
6 17 (5.30%) CCSP
7 11 (3.43%) CCNA
8 9 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.49%) VCP5
10 7 (2.18%) MCITP
11 6 (1.87%) MCSA
12 4 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.25%) HND
12 4 (1.25%) MCP
12 4 (1.25%) MCTS
13 3 (0.93%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.93%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.31%) DICOM
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (37.07%) Active Directory
2 65 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (16.20%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (6.54%) vSphere
5 13 (4.05%) NFS
6 11 (3.43%) Squid
7 8 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.87%) qmail
8 6 (1.87%) XenApp
9 5 (1.56%) Xen
10 4 (1.25%) Firmware
10 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.62%) XenServer
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (10.59%) SCCM
2 26 (8.10%) Backup Exec
3 19 (5.92%) Nagios
4 16 (4.98%) Puppet
5 13 (4.05%) SCOM
6 10 (3.12%) Cacti
7 9 (2.80%) Ansible
8 7 (2.18%) Graphite
8 7 (2.18%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.87%) collectd
9 6 (1.87%) Ganglia
9 6 (1.87%) logstash
9 6 (1.87%) WSUS
10 5 (1.56%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.93%) Legato
12 3 (0.93%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 128 (39.88%) VMware
2 107 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 100 (31.15%) Cisco
4 32 (9.97%) Citrix
5 30 (9.35%) Apple
6 21 (6.54%) Draytek
7 20 (6.23%) Red Hat
8 18 (5.61%) HP
8 18 (5.61%) Palo Alto
9 17 (5.30%) CheckPoint
9 17 (5.30%) EMC
10 16 (4.98%) Veeam
11 12 (3.74%) Juniper
11 12 (3.74%) Oracle
12 11 (3.43%) Splunk
13 9 (2.80%) Dell
13 9 (2.80%) Google
14 7 (2.18%) Symantec
15 6 (1.87%) IBM
16 5 (1.56%) Intel Security
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