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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 756 797 802
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 152 173 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 141 161 162
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +48 151 £37,500 +14.50% 14
South East +33 63 £35,000 - 3
London +40 39 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +28 23 £47,500 +58.33% 1
South West +16 23 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Wiltshire +23 17 £23,500 -13.76%
City of London +70 16 £53,750 +19.44% 1
East of England +42 15 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Windsor - 15 £47,500 -
Surrey +31 14 £30,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire -14 13 £35,000 +27.27% 2
West Sussex -1 11 £47,500 +58.33%
Crawley -6 11 £47,500 +58.33%
Guildford +16 10 £30,000 -34.06%
Swindon - 10 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire +26 7 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Chippenham +3 7 £32,500 +22.64%
Yorkshire +36 5 £32,500 - 1
Bristol +14 5 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Reading +16 4 £45,000 +87.50%
Essex +5 4 £47,500 +21.79%
West Midlands -6 4 £23,500 -6.93%
Sheffield - 4 £25,000 -
Faringdon - 4 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
Ipswich +10 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Suffolk +3 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Abingdon -22 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Farnham - 3 £30,791 -

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 188 (52.81%) Windows
2 147 (41.29%) Windows Server
3 145 (40.73%) VMware
4 132 (37.08%) Microsoft
5 131 (36.80%) Active Directory
6 129 (36.24%) Linux
7 100 (28.09%) Cisco
8 84 (23.60%) Firewall
9 81 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (20.51%) MS Exchange
12 70 (19.66%) MS Excel
12 70 (19.66%) DNS
12 70 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 67 (18.82%) VPN
14 65 (18.26%) MS Office
15 63 (17.70%) ITIL
16 62 (17.42%) Hyper-V
17 56 (15.73%) SQL Server
17 56 (15.73%) DHCP
18 55 (15.45%) Windows 7
19 51 (14.33%) VLAN
19 51 (14.33%) Data Centre
20 48 (13.48%) TCP/IP
21 46 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
22 45 (12.64%) Windows 10
23 44 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
23 44 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (12.36%) Python
23 44 (12.36%) SQL

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 73 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.37%) Apache
6 12 (3.37%) JBoss
7 10 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.97%) nginx
10 6 (1.69%) IIS
10 6 (1.69%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.56%) Documentum
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.28%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 65 (18.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.56%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.83%) Office 365
2 24 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.84%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (23.60%) Firewall
2 70 (19.66%) DNS
3 67 (18.82%) VPN
4 56 (15.73%) DHCP
5 51 (14.33%) VLAN
6 48 (13.48%) TCP/IP
7 38 (10.67%) SAN
8 34 (9.55%) IPv4
9 33 (9.27%) VoIP
10 30 (8.43%) EIGRP
10 30 (8.43%) NAS
10 30 (8.43%) SMTP
11 29 (8.15%) BGP
11 29 (8.15%) FWSM
11 29 (8.15%) Multicast
11 29 (8.15%) OSPF
12 28 (7.87%) WAN
13 27 (7.58%) NX-OS
14 23 (6.46%) Wireless
15 21 (5.90%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.81%) MySQL
3 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.40%) Big Data
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.28%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 28 (7.87%) Finance
2 26 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.18%) Banking
4 10 (2.81%) Back Office
5 9 (2.53%) Marketing
6 7 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.40%) Automotive
7 5 (1.40%) Games
7 5 (1.40%) Law
8 4 (1.12%) Electronics
9 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Local Government
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.90%) MAPI
2 16 (4.49%) Web Services
3 10 (2.81%) HTML
4 9 (2.53%) CSS
5 8 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (1.97%) LAMP
7 6 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (1.69%) MCollective
8 3 (0.84%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.28%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.28%) OpenDaylight
10 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.28%) XML
10 1 (0.28%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.71%) Blackberry
4 21 (5.90%) iPhone
4 21 (5.90%) PDA
5 20 (5.62%) Replication
6 16 (4.49%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.40%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.40%) Fintech
9 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.84%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 188 (52.81%) Windows
2 147 (41.29%) Windows Server
3 129 (36.24%) Linux
4 81 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (15.45%) Windows 7
7 46 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (12.64%) Windows 10
9 36 (10.11%) Windows 8
10 33 (9.27%) Windows XP
11 30 (8.43%) Unix
12 24 (6.74%) Ubuntu
13 22 (6.18%) Android
13 22 (6.18%) Windows Vista
14 18 (5.06%) CentOS
15 11 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.69%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.12%) AIX
17 4 (1.12%) Debian
18 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.70%) ITIL
2 42 (11.80%) High Availability
3 22 (6.18%) Virtual Environments
4 16 (4.49%) Problem Management
5 15 (4.21%) Configuration Management
6 14 (3.93%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.37%) Network Design
8 11 (3.09%) E-Commerce
9 9 (2.53%) DevOps
9 9 (2.53%) Incident Management
9 9 (2.53%) Migration
10 8 (2.25%) Software Engineering
11 7 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (1.97%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (1.97%) Logistics
11 7 (1.97%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (1.69%) Load Balancing
12 6 (1.69%) Patch Management
13 5 (1.40%) Project Management
13 5 (1.40%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.36%) Python
1 44 (12.36%) SQL
2 29 (8.15%) Bash Shell
3 22 (6.18%) Perl
3 22 (6.18%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.65%) Java
5 9 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.53%) Ruby
6 8 (2.25%) Korn
7 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) C++
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Ada
9 1 (0.28%) C#
9 1 (0.28%) RPG
9 1 (0.28%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (9.27%) SC Cleared
2 33 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.43%) CCNP
4 29 (8.15%) CCSE
4 29 (8.15%) CCSP
4 29 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (7.87%) Degree
6 24 (6.74%) MCSE
7 15 (4.21%) CCNA
8 6 (1.69%) MCITP
8 6 (1.69%) MCSA
9 5 (1.40%) VCP5
9 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.12%) HND
10 4 (1.12%) MCDST
10 4 (1.12%) PhD
10 4 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) DICOM
2 2 (0.56%) HL7
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (36.80%) Active Directory
2 70 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (17.42%) Hyper-V
4 33 (9.27%) vSphere
5 25 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (5.90%) Firmware
7 13 (3.65%) NFS
8 11 (3.09%) Squid
8 11 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.09%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.69%) qmail
10 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.40%) XenApp
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.56%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (8.43%) Backup Exec
2 21 (5.90%) Nagios
3 18 (5.06%) SCCM
4 16 (4.49%) Puppet
5 8 (2.25%) WSUS
6 7 (1.97%) Graphite
6 7 (1.97%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.69%) Cacti
7 6 (1.69%) collectd
7 6 (1.69%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.69%) logstash
7 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.40%) Ansible
9 4 (1.12%) SCOM
10 3 (0.84%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.28%) Graylog
11 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.28%) Kibana
11 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 145 (40.73%) VMware
2 132 (37.08%) Microsoft
3 100 (28.09%) Cisco
4 35 (9.83%) Palo Alto
5 34 (9.55%) Apple
6 30 (8.43%) CheckPoint
7 27 (7.58%) Citrix
8 26 (7.30%) Red Hat
9 21 (5.90%) Draytek
9 21 (5.90%) Veeam
10 16 (4.49%) HP
11 11 (3.09%) Juniper
12 10 (2.81%) Splunk
13 9 (2.53%) Adobe
14 8 (2.25%) Oracle
15 7 (1.97%) EMC
16 6 (1.69%) Dell
16 6 (1.69%) IBM
16 6 (1.69%) NetApp
16 6 (1.69%) SonicWALL
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