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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 793 827 766
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 83 128 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 78 111 180
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
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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 +21 72 £31,250 -12.58% 8
South East +52 24 £30,000 -10.44% 1
London +40 10 £40,000 - 1
East of England +10 10 £52,500 +50.00% 2
South West +19 9 £23,500 -53.00% 2
Manchester -9 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
North West -20 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Surrey +26 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +24 7 £40,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex - 7 £25,000 -
Crawley - 7 £25,000 -
Scotland +29 6 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +28 6 £40,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +28 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Edinburgh +20 6 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Wiltshire - 6 £23,500 -
Swindon - 6 £23,500 -
Oxfordshire +36 5 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Wales -12 5 £24,500 -27.94%
Guildford - 5 £30,000 -
Denbighshire - 4 £24,500 -
Bury - 4 £30,000 -
North Wales - 4 £24,500 -
Glasgow - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands +2 3 £42,500 +39.24%
Hampshire -4 3 £28,750 -14.17%
Bristol +18 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Colchester +14 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Essex +8 2 £45,000 +63.63%

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 137 (65.24%) Windows
2 98 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 97 (46.19%) Active Directory
4 77 (36.67%) VMware
5 70 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 58 (27.62%) SQL
7 51 (24.29%) Linux
8 50 (23.81%) ITIL
9 42 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (19.52%) DNS
10 41 (19.52%) Firewall
11 38 (18.10%) SQL Server
11 38 (18.10%) Office 365
12 37 (17.62%) Hyper-V
13 36 (17.14%) MS Office
14 35 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (15.24%) Cisco
17 29 (13.81%) VoIP
18 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
18 26 (12.38%) DHCP
19 24 (11.43%) Windows 10
19 24 (11.43%) SLA
19 24 (11.43%) Oracle
20 23 (10.95%) Unix
20 23 (10.95%) Nagios
21 22 (10.48%) TCP/IP
22 21 (10.00%) LAN

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 42 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.38%) IIS
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.43%) Apache
8 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.95%) nginx
8 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (17.14%) MS Office
2 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.48%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.10%) Office 365
2 19 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) G Suite
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.52%) DNS
1 41 (19.52%) Firewall
2 29 (13.81%) VoIP
3 26 (12.38%) DHCP
4 22 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.00%) LAN
5 21 (10.00%) WAN
6 18 (8.57%) VPN
7 17 (8.10%) SNMP
8 10 (4.76%) SAN
9 9 (4.29%) Internet
9 9 (4.29%) NAS
10 8 (3.81%) IPv4
11 7 (3.33%) Network Security
12 6 (2.86%) BGP
12 6 (2.86%) EIGRP
12 6 (2.86%) FWSM
12 6 (2.86%) Multicast
12 6 (2.86%) NX-OS
12 6 (2.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.24%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.81%) MySQL
4 8 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.95%) Redis
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Ant
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
4 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.29%) Finance
3 5 (2.38%) Banking
3 5 (2.38%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Games
5 3 (1.43%) Local Government
5 3 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Automotive
6 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) Web Services
2 4 (1.90%) LAMP
3 2 (0.95%) HTML
3 2 (0.95%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.95%) Middleware
3 2 (0.95%) Sensu
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.48%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.24%) Health Informatics
3 11 (5.24%) Informatics
3 11 (5.24%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.43%) Clustering
6 3 (1.43%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.43%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.95%) CCTV
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.95%) Physics
7 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.95%) Wiki
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 137 (65.24%) Windows
2 98 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 51 (24.29%) Linux
4 41 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 23 (10.95%) Unix
9 21 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 16 (7.62%) Windows XP
11 14 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (6.19%) Mac OS X
13 9 (4.29%) OpenVMS
13 9 (4.29%) Ubuntu
13 9 (4.29%) Windows 2000
14 8 (3.81%) CentOS
14 8 (3.81%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.81%) ITIL
2 19 (9.05%) Problem Management
3 18 (8.57%) High Availability
4 17 (8.10%) E-Commerce
5 10 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (3.33%) Network Management
7 6 (2.86%) Patch Management
8 5 (2.38%) Change Control
8 5 (2.38%) Line Management
8 5 (2.38%) Network Design
8 5 (2.38%) QMS
8 5 (2.38%) Quality Management
8 5 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (1.90%) B2B
9 4 (1.90%) Business Continuity
9 4 (1.90%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (1.90%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.43%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.62%) SQL
2 17 (8.10%) Java
3 14 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 14 (6.67%) Python
4 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.86%) Ruby
6 2 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.95%) VBScript
7 1 (0.48%) Ada
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) RPG
7 1 (0.48%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 18 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.81%) Degree
4 8 (3.81%) MCSE
5 6 (2.86%) CCNP
5 6 (2.86%) CCSE
5 6 (2.86%) CCSP
5 6 (2.86%) HND
5 6 (2.86%) MCSA
6 5 (2.38%) CCNA
7 3 (1.43%) MCITP
7 3 (1.43%) MCP
7 3 (1.43%) PhD
8 2 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.95%) MCDST
8 2 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.48%) LPIC
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.43%) SLA
2 11 (5.24%) DICOM
2 11 (5.24%) HL7
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (46.19%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.62%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.19%) vSphere
5 9 (4.29%) Firmware
5 9 (4.29%) XenApp
6 6 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.90%) XenServer
8 3 (1.43%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.48%) Docker
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (10.95%) Nagios
2 10 (4.76%) SCCM
3 9 (4.29%) Puppet
4 8 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.38%) Munin
6 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.90%) WSUS
7 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.95%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.48%) Control-M
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) WMI
9 1 (0.48%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 77 (36.67%) VMware
2 70 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 32 (15.24%) Cisco
4 24 (11.43%) Oracle
5 16 (7.62%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.14%) Apple
6 15 (7.14%) Citrix
7 13 (6.19%) Palo Alto
8 8 (3.81%) Adobe
8 8 (3.81%) Dell
8 8 (3.81%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.33%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.86%) HP
11 5 (2.38%) NetApp
12 4 (1.90%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.90%) Sophos
12 4 (1.90%) Veeam
13 3 (1.43%) Meraki
14 2 (0.95%) EqualLogic
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