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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 780 808 814
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 129 88 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 106 73 86
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £20,960 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%

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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 2014 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 25 November 2014. 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 +40 122 £35,000 +16.66% 13
South East +21 47 £33,500 +3.07% 6
London +31 23 £36,500 +17.74% 2
South West -7 18 £31,000 +49.03% 1
Hampshire -5 17 £35,000 +21.73% 3
East of England -1 12 £30,250 +0.83% 3
Brighton +6 11 £35,000 -
East Sussex +3 11 £35,000 -
East Midlands +22 9 £45,000 +23.28%
City of London +16 8 £57,500 +85.48%
Exeter +7 8 £29,500 +41.82% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £34,750 -18.23% 2
Devon -17 8 £29,500 +41.82% 1
Leicester +33 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Leicestershire +29 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Surrey -5 7 £31,500 -14.86%
Bristol +4 5 £42,500 +77.08%
Yorkshire -32 5 £38,500 +48.07%
Fareham - 5 £26,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £28,250 -19.28% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -26 4 £37,500 +44.23%
Kent - 4 £20,000 -
Southampton - 4 £34,250 -
West Midlands -9 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Leeds -10 3 £40,000 +53.84%
Manchester -16 3 - - 1
North West -16 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -16 3 £20,000 -33.33% 2
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 156 (62.90%) Windows
2 114 (45.97%) Microsoft
3 91 (36.69%) VMware
4 90 (36.29%) Linux
5 80 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 69 (27.82%) MS Excel
6 69 (27.82%) MS Exchange
7 66 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (23.79%) TCP/IP
9 52 (20.97%) Cisco
9 52 (20.97%) DNS
10 48 (19.35%) Citrix
11 46 (18.55%) Degree
11 46 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (17.34%) SQL Server
14 38 (15.32%) MS Office
15 36 (14.52%) SQL
15 36 (14.52%) UNIX
16 33 (13.31%) PHP
17 32 (12.90%) DHCP
18 31 (12.50%) MySQL
19 30 (12.10%) Python
19 30 (12.10%) VoIP
20 29 (11.69%) VLAN
21 27 (10.89%) SAN
22 26 (10.48%) Firewall
23 25 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
23 25 (10.08%) Perl
24 24 (9.68%) SLA

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 69 (27.82%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.27%) IIS
3 21 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.44%) Apache
7 9 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.82%) Lync
10 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.21%) JBoss
11 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.40%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 69 (27.82%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Maya
4 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.79%) TCP/IP
2 52 (20.97%) DNS
3 32 (12.90%) DHCP
4 30 (12.10%) VoIP
5 29 (11.69%) VLAN
6 27 (10.89%) SAN
7 26 (10.48%) Firewall
8 24 (9.68%) Internet
8 24 (9.68%) VPN
9 20 (8.06%) SSH
10 18 (7.26%) FTP
10 18 (7.26%) LAN
11 17 (6.85%) Wireshark
12 16 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (6.05%) WAN
14 13 (5.24%) DSL
14 13 (5.24%) OpenVPN
15 12 (4.84%) NetScaler
16 7 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.50%) MySQL
3 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.61%) MS Access
6 4 (1.61%) DTS
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) Riak
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (9.27%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.23%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.21%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.05%) LAMP
2 5 (2.02%) XML
3 3 (1.21%) .NET
3 3 (1.21%) Middleware
3 3 (1.21%) Java EE
4 2 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) MAPI
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) OAuth
5 1 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.40%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.05%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.82%) Replication
5 7 (2.82%) Wiki
6 6 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.02%) CMDB
8 4 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.61%) Life Science
9 3 (1.21%) MPEG
9 3 (1.21%) Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) AS400
10 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.81%) CCTV
10 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.40%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Animation
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 156 (62.90%) Windows
2 90 (36.29%) Linux
3 66 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (14.52%) UNIX
6 17 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.05%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.61%) Solaris
12 3 (1.21%) CentOS
12 3 (1.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.81%) AIX
13 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (8.47%) ITIL
2 21 (8.47%) Configuration Management
3 13 (5.24%) Migration
4 11 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 9 (3.63%) DevOps
6 8 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.23%) Document Management
6 8 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.23%) Project Management
6 8 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 8 (3.23%) ERP
7 7 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (2.82%) Change Management
7 7 (2.82%) E-business
7 7 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.42%) Process Management
9 5 (2.02%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.02%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.52%) SQL
2 33 (13.31%) PHP
3 30 (12.10%) Python
4 25 (10.08%) Perl
5 21 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.24%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.84%) C++
8 11 (4.44%) Java
9 8 (3.23%) C
10 4 (1.61%) VBScript
10 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (1.21%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) ABAP
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) AWK
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 46 (18.55%) Degree
2 21 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.65%) MCSE
4 14 (5.65%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.24%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.44%) MCSA
8 10 (4.03%) CCNA
8 10 (4.03%) CCA
9 7 (2.82%) MCITP
9 7 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.42%) MCP
11 5 (2.02%) RHCSA
12 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.21%) HND
14 2 (0.81%) HNC
14 2 (0.81%) Linux+ Certification
14 2 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) SLA
2 6 (2.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.05%) XenApp
5 13 (5.24%) Postfix
6 11 (4.44%) VMware Server
7 8 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.02%) Xen
10 4 (1.61%) XenServer
11 3 (1.21%) vSphere
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.81%) NFS
13 1 (0.40%) KVM
13 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (6.05%) SCOM
2 12 (4.84%) SCCM
3 11 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.03%) WSUS
5 7 (2.82%) Nagios
5 7 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.42%) Puppet
7 5 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.61%) DameWare
9 3 (1.21%) OpenView
9 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.21%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.81%) Cacti
10 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.81%) Opsview
11 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.40%) SCSM
11 1 (0.40%) Ansible
11 1 (0.40%) Munin
Vendors
1 114 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 91 (36.69%) VMware
3 52 (20.97%) Cisco
4 48 (19.35%) Citrix
5 23 (9.27%) NetApp
6 16 (6.45%) Symantec
7 14 (5.65%) Polycom
8 12 (4.84%) Oracle
9 9 (3.63%) HP
9 9 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.23%) Dell
11 7 (2.82%) Zend
11 7 (2.82%) IronPort
12 6 (2.42%) Mitel
12 6 (2.42%) EMC
12 6 (2.42%) CommVault
12 6 (2.42%) Bomgar
13 5 (2.02%) Splunk
14 4 (1.61%) Apple
14 4 (1.61%) Sophos
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