The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 802 763 797
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 102 112 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 89
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,620 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -47 93 £32,500 +1.56% 13
South East -9 37 £30,000 -5.51% 5
London -37 20 £37,500 -21.87% 5
Brighton - 20 £28,000 - 3
East Sussex - 20 £28,000 - 3
East Midlands +4 14 £45,000 +35.33%
Leicester +5 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Leicestershire -5 11 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -8 10 £32,500 +5.69% 2
East of England -23 8 £32,750 +9.16%
Wales - 6 £29,250 -
South Wales - 6 £29,250 -
Hampshire +3 5 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Surrey -4 5 £31,500 +1.61%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire -39 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 4 £33,000 -
Wakefield - 4 - -
Cambridge -7 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Somerset -28 3 £32,500 +5.69%
Derbyshire - 3 £27,500 -
Devon - 3 £20,500 -
Exeter - 3 £20,500 -
Fareham - 3 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £31,750 -10.56% 1
Berkshire -4 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £23,250 -3.12%
City of London -8 2 £29,250 -10.00% 1

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 126 (62.69%) Windows
2 78 (38.81%) Microsoft
3 67 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 67 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (25.87%) Linux
5 49 (24.38%) VMware
6 47 (23.38%) TCP/IP
7 45 (22.39%) Active Directory
8 44 (21.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
10 41 (20.40%) Citrix
11 40 (19.90%) SQL
12 39 (19.40%) DNS
13 36 (17.91%) MS Office
14 33 (16.42%) Firewall
15 30 (14.93%) Internet
16 29 (14.43%) Cisco
16 29 (14.43%) LAN
16 29 (14.43%) WAN
17 28 (13.93%) SQL Server
17 28 (13.93%) SAN
18 27 (13.43%) Degree
19 26 (12.94%) DHCP
20 25 (12.44%) MySQL
21 24 (11.94%) IIS
22 23 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
23 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
23 22 (10.95%) VPN
23 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 21 (10.45%) UNIX

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.94%) IIS
3 23 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.47%) Apache
5 12 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.49%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.50%) Lync
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 67 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 36 (17.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.48%) SalesLogix
3 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Office 365
2 5 (2.49%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.38%) TCP/IP
2 39 (19.40%) DNS
3 33 (16.42%) Firewall
4 30 (14.93%) Internet
5 29 (14.43%) WAN
5 29 (14.43%) LAN
6 28 (13.93%) SAN
7 26 (12.94%) DHCP
8 22 (10.95%) VPN
9 19 (9.45%) SSH
10 16 (7.96%) NAS
11 14 (6.97%) VoIP
12 13 (6.47%) VLAN
13 12 (5.97%) SNMP
14 11 (5.47%) FTP
14 11 (5.47%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (4.48%) Wireshark
15 9 (4.48%) HTTP
15 9 (4.48%) LDAP
15 9 (4.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.44%) MySQL
3 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.99%) MS Access
6 5 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) Riak
10 1 (0.50%) Big Data
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (9.45%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.98%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Front Office
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.46%) .NET
2 10 (4.98%) LAMP
3 6 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.49%) JMX
5 2 (1.00%) HTML
5 2 (1.00%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.00%) HTML5
5 2 (1.00%) Haml
5 2 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.50%) Mojolicious
6 1 (0.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.50%) OAuth
6 1 (0.50%) RESTful
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Clustering
2 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.49%) Streaming Media
4 5 (2.49%) Replication
5 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.99%) Wiki
6 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.49%) Social Media
6 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.49%) Physics
6 3 (1.49%) CCTV
6 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.49%) EFT
6 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.00%) AS400
7 2 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 126 (62.69%) Windows
2 67 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (25.87%) Linux
4 44 (21.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.45%) UNIX
6 19 (9.45%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.47%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (3.98%) Solaris
11 6 (2.99%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.99%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.49%) Debian
12 5 (2.49%) SVR4
13 3 (1.49%) Android
13 3 (1.49%) CentOS
13 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.95%) ITIL
2 16 (7.96%) ERP
2 16 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.47%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.98%) CRM
6 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
6 9 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 8 (3.98%) Change Management
8 6 (2.99%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.99%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.49%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (2.49%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.49%) Logistics
9 5 (2.49%) Security Management
9 5 (2.49%) Workflow
9 5 (2.49%) Network Management
9 5 (2.49%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.90%) SQL
2 17 (8.46%) Java
2 17 (8.46%) Bash Shell
3 15 (7.46%) PHP
4 13 (6.47%) Python
5 10 (4.98%) Perl
6 8 (3.98%) C++
7 6 (2.99%) C
7 6 (2.99%) C#
7 6 (2.99%) VB
7 6 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.49%) Ruby
8 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.00%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) Scala
10 1 (0.50%) VBA
10 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (13.43%) Degree
2 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.97%) MCP
3 14 (6.97%) MCSA
4 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.48%) CCNA
6 5 (2.49%) CCA
6 5 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.99%) MCSE
7 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) MCITP
8 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) CCENT
9 1 (0.50%) MCTS
9 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.45%) XenApp
4 20 (9.95%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.46%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.98%) Postfix
6 8 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.49%) Xen
8 4 (1.99%) vSphere
9 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.00%) NFS
11 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.50%) Samba
11 1 (0.50%) KVM
11 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (8.96%) Backup Exec
2 17 (8.46%) Nagios
3 12 (5.97%) SCCM
3 12 (5.97%) SCOM
4 10 (4.98%) WSUS
5 5 (2.49%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (2.49%) Netcool
5 5 (2.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.49%) DameWare
7 3 (1.49%) Opsview
7 3 (1.49%) Cacti
8 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.50%) Munin
9 1 (0.50%) Puppet
9 1 (0.50%) Ansible
9 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 49 (24.38%) VMware
3 41 (20.40%) Citrix
4 29 (14.43%) Cisco
5 12 (5.97%) Symantec
6 11 (5.47%) HP
7 10 (4.98%) Oracle
8 9 (4.48%) CommVault
8 9 (4.48%) NetApp
8 9 (4.48%) Polycom
8 9 (4.48%) Bomgar
9 8 (3.98%) Websense
10 7 (3.48%) IBM
10 7 (3.48%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.99%) Adobe
11 6 (2.99%) JBoss
12 5 (2.49%) Sun
12 5 (2.49%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.49%) Splunk
13 4 (1.99%) Zend
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