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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Engineer
Rank 810 820 773
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 82 109 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.093% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.099% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 100
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,840 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +5.00%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 -5 76 £33,000 +1.53% 8
South East -9 31 £33,000 +10.00% 3
London +25 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Kent - 13 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £23,000 -
East Midlands -8 7 £33,574 -25.39% 1
Oxfordshire +15 6 £27,500 -13.38% 1
East of England +5 6 £34,500 -5.47% 1
Wolverhampton - 6 £23,000 -
City of London +29 5 £45,000 +53.84%
Abingdon - 5 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +14 4 £24,500 -22.22% 2
South West -18 4 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £34,428 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £37,500 -
Grimsby - 4 £34,428 - 1
Bristol -11 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £24,500 -
Norwich - 3 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £30,000 -
East Sussex +9 2 £23,000 -17.85%
West Sussex +7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire +3 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Yorkshire 0 2 £32,500 -16.12%
Essex -1 2 £39,000 +136.36%
Crawley -7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 117 (58.79%) Windows
2 99 (49.75%) Linux
3 90 (45.23%) Microsoft
4 69 (34.67%) Active Directory
5 66 (33.17%) SQL Server
6 63 (31.66%) DNS
7 60 (30.15%) Firewall
8 54 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
10 46 (23.12%) MS Office
10 46 (23.12%) SAN
11 45 (22.61%) VMware
12 42 (21.11%) MS Exchange
13 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
14 39 (19.60%) UNIX
14 39 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (18.59%) IIS
15 37 (18.59%) Finance
16 36 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (17.09%) Hyper-V
17 34 (17.09%) Python
18 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (15.58%) Perl
20 31 (15.58%) Cisco
21 30 (15.08%) DHCP
22 29 (14.57%) SQL
23 28 (14.07%) Windows XP
23 28 (14.07%) SCOM
24 26 (13.07%) Lync

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (21.11%) MS Exchange
2 37 (18.59%) IIS
3 32 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (13.07%) Lync
5 23 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (8.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
9 14 (7.04%) Apache
10 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (3.02%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.50%) MTS
14 1 (0.50%) nginx
14 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
2 46 (23.12%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.01%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.04%) SaaS
2 10 (5.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.66%) DNS
2 60 (30.15%) Firewall
3 46 (23.12%) SAN
4 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
5 30 (15.08%) DHCP
6 24 (12.06%) LAN
7 22 (11.06%) WAN
8 18 (9.05%) VPN
8 18 (9.05%) Wireless
9 15 (7.54%) iSCSI
10 14 (7.04%) VLAN
11 13 (6.53%) NAS
12 11 (5.53%) Internet
13 10 (5.03%) SMTP
13 10 (5.03%) IMAP
14 9 (4.52%) DMZ
15 8 (4.02%) VoIP
16 7 (3.52%) SSH
17 6 (3.02%) PBX
17 6 (3.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.04%) Redis
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.03%) MySQL
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.50%) MSI
1 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (18.59%) Finance
2 25 (12.56%) Front Office
3 21 (10.55%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.02%) Electronics
5 6 (3.02%) Retail
6 5 (2.51%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.01%) Back Office
7 4 (2.01%) Legal
7 4 (2.01%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (2.01%) French Language
8 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.52%) MAPI
2 6 (3.02%) XML
3 5 (2.51%) .NET
3 5 (2.51%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.51%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.01%) COM
5 2 (1.01%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.55%) EqualLogic
2 17 (8.54%) Replication
3 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.52%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.52%) PDA
5 9 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.52%) iPhone
6 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.02%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.51%) User Experience
10 4 (2.01%) Telematics
10 4 (2.01%) CCTV
10 4 (2.01%) Streaming Music
11 3 (1.51%) DTV
12 2 (1.01%) MPEG
12 2 (1.01%) IVR
13 1 (0.50%) SecurID
13 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 117 (58.79%) Windows
2 99 (49.75%) Linux
3 54 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (19.60%) UNIX
5 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (14.07%) Windows XP
7 20 (10.05%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.53%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.52%) Windows 2000
9 9 (4.52%) Windows Vista
9 9 (4.52%) Android
9 9 (4.52%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.05%) Low Latency
2 19 (9.55%) Electronic Trading
2 19 (9.55%) ITIL
2 19 (9.55%) Change Management
3 16 (8.04%) DevOps
4 14 (7.04%) Capacity Management
5 13 (6.53%) Use Case
6 10 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (3.52%) Software Testing
8 7 (3.52%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.02%) Web Design
9 6 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.51%) Analytics
10 5 (2.51%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.51%) Migration
10 5 (2.51%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.01%) Project Management
11 4 (2.01%) ERP
11 4 (2.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.09%) Python
2 31 (15.58%) Perl
3 29 (14.57%) SQL
4 20 (10.05%) PowerShell
5 18 (9.05%) C
6 13 (6.53%) Java
7 8 (4.02%) C++
8 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.52%) C#
9 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.01%) sed
10 4 (2.01%) AWK
11 3 (1.51%) X++
11 3 (1.51%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.01%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.50%) VBScript
13 1 (0.50%) VBA
13 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.54%) Degree
3 15 (7.54%) MCSE
4 9 (4.52%) CCNA
4 9 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.52%) MCITP
5 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.01%) MCTS
6 4 (2.01%) MCSA
7 3 (1.51%) CCIE
7 3 (1.51%) CCNP
7 3 (1.51%) CNE
7 3 (1.51%) Novell Certification
7 3 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.51%) MCP
8 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CCENT
9 1 (0.50%) RHCE
9 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 69 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 36 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.09%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.03%) vSphere
6 3 (1.51%) Firmware
7 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) SCOM
2 18 (9.05%) SCCM
3 14 (7.04%) HAProxy
3 14 (7.04%) SCVMM
4 9 (4.52%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.01%) WSUS
5 4 (2.01%) Cacti
5 4 (2.01%) Opsview
6 1 (0.50%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (45.23%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.61%) VMware
3 31 (15.58%) Cisco
4 25 (12.56%) Oracle
5 14 (7.04%) Symantec
5 14 (7.04%) Nimble Storage
6 12 (6.03%) Apple
7 10 (5.03%) Veeam
8 9 (4.52%) Draytek
9 8 (4.02%) NetApp
10 7 (3.52%) Citrix
11 5 (2.51%) HP
11 5 (2.51%) Dell
11 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.01%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.01%) Adobe
12 4 (2.01%) Sun
12 4 (2.01%) Avaya
12 4 (2.01%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.51%) Sybase
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