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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 763 763 798
Rank change year-on-year
0 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 118 107 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.099% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 99 100 92
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -50 108 £32,500 +3.17% 14
South East +1 43 £28,000 -9.67% 7
London -29 23 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Brighton -7 20 £28,000 -34.11% 2
East Sussex -10 20 £28,000 -34.11% 2
East Midlands -4 17 £45,000 +35.33%
South West -16 13 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Leicester +5 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Leicestershire +2 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire -31 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -5 6 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Surrey -9 6 £31,500 +3.27%
Berkshire -5 5 £35,000 - 2
East of England -24 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Wales - 5 £31,000 -
South Wales - 5 £31,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £27,500 -
Devon - 5 £20,500 - 1
Exeter - 5 £20,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £45,000 +45.16%
Wakefield - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £33,000 -
Cambridge -4 3 £45,000 +45.16%
Scotland -7 3 - -
City of London -9 3 £32,500 - 2
Edinburgh -11 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £24,000 - 1
Somerset -21 3 £32,500 +5.69%
Fareham - 3 £26,500 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 136 (64.45%) Windows
2 88 (41.71%) Microsoft
3 70 (33.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (32.23%) MS Excel
5 62 (29.38%) Linux
6 55 (26.07%) VMware
7 54 (25.59%) Active Directory
8 52 (24.64%) TCP/IP
9 50 (23.70%) MS Exchange
10 49 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (20.38%) DNS
11 43 (20.38%) Citrix
12 40 (18.96%) SQL
13 36 (17.06%) MS Office
14 32 (15.17%) Cisco
14 32 (15.17%) Firewall
15 31 (14.69%) Internet
16 30 (14.22%) SAN
17 29 (13.74%) LAN
18 28 (13.27%) WAN
18 28 (13.27%) UNIX
18 28 (13.27%) DHCP
18 28 (13.27%) Degree
19 26 (12.32%) MySQL
20 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
20 25 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (10.43%) Hyper-V
21 22 (10.43%) ITIL
21 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (23.70%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.95%) IIS
4 13 (6.16%) Apache
5 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.37%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.90%) Lync
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) Node.js
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 68 (32.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (17.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Maya
3 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.32%) SalesLogix
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Office 365
2 5 (2.37%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.64%) TCP/IP
2 43 (20.38%) DNS
3 32 (15.17%) Firewall
4 31 (14.69%) Internet
5 30 (14.22%) SAN
6 29 (13.74%) LAN
7 28 (13.27%) WAN
7 28 (13.27%) DHCP
8 21 (9.95%) VPN
9 20 (9.48%) SSH
10 18 (8.53%) NAS
11 16 (7.58%) VLAN
12 15 (7.11%) VoIP
13 12 (5.69%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (5.69%) SNMP
13 12 (5.69%) FTP
14 10 (4.74%) Wireshark
15 9 (4.27%) Wireless
15 9 (4.27%) DSL
15 9 (4.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.32%) MySQL
2 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.37%) MS Access
5 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.47%) Riak
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.37%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (9.48%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.74%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.42%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.16%) .NET
2 11 (5.21%) LAMP
3 5 (2.37%) JMX
3 5 (2.37%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.95%) Haml
4 2 (0.95%) HTML5
4 2 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.95%) Java EE
4 2 (0.95%) Middleware
4 2 (0.95%) XML
4 2 (0.95%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.47%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) OAuth
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Clustering
2 7 (3.32%) Replication
2 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.37%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.37%) Streaming Media
3 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.90%) Wiki
4 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.42%) EFT
5 3 (1.42%) Social Media
5 3 (1.42%) CMDB
5 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.95%) Statistics
6 2 (0.95%) Physics
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.95%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 136 (64.45%) Windows
2 70 (33.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (29.38%) Linux
4 49 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.27%) UNIX
6 19 (9.00%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.64%) Windows XP
9 13 (6.16%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.79%) Solaris
12 6 (2.84%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.84%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.37%) Windows 2000
13 5 (2.37%) Debian
13 5 (2.37%) SVR4
14 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.42%) Android
15 3 (1.42%) CentOS
15 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.43%) ITIL
2 19 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.11%) ERP
4 14 (6.64%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.16%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.74%) CRM
7 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.79%) Load Balancing
8 8 (3.79%) Change Management
9 6 (2.84%) Project Management
9 6 (2.84%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.37%) Workflow
10 5 (2.37%) Security Management
10 5 (2.37%) Logistics
10 5 (2.37%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.37%) Software Deployment
10 5 (2.37%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (2.37%) DevOps
10 5 (2.37%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (2.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.96%) SQL
2 20 (9.48%) Java
3 18 (8.53%) Bash Shell
4 16 (7.58%) PHP
4 16 (7.58%) Python
5 13 (6.16%) Perl
6 9 (4.27%) C++
7 6 (2.84%) C
7 6 (2.84%) C#
7 6 (2.84%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.37%) VB
9 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.95%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) VBA
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Degree
2 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.11%) MCSA
4 14 (6.64%) MCP
5 11 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.27%) CCNA
7 7 (3.32%) CCA
7 7 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.37%) MCSE
9 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.90%) MCITP
11 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) HND
12 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) MCTS
12 1 (0.47%) MCDST
12 1 (0.47%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (25.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.43%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.48%) XenApp
5 12 (5.69%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.27%) Postfix
7 8 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.84%) Xen
9 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.95%) vSphere
11 2 (0.95%) NFS
12 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.47%) Samba
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
12 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (8.53%) Backup Exec
2 17 (8.06%) Nagios
3 13 (6.16%) SCCM
3 13 (6.16%) SCOM
4 10 (4.74%) WSUS
5 5 (2.37%) Netcool
5 5 (2.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 5 (2.37%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (1.90%) DameWare
6 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.47%) Opsview
9 1 (0.47%) Ansible
9 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.47%) Cacti
9 1 (0.47%) Munin
9 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 55 (26.07%) VMware
3 43 (20.38%) Citrix
4 32 (15.17%) Cisco
5 13 (6.16%) Symantec
6 12 (5.69%) NetApp
7 11 (5.21%) HP
8 10 (4.74%) Polycom
8 10 (4.74%) Oracle
9 9 (4.27%) CommVault
9 9 (4.27%) Bomgar
10 8 (3.79%) Websense
10 8 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.79%) JBoss
11 7 (3.32%) IBM
12 6 (2.84%) Adobe
13 5 (2.37%) Sun
13 5 (2.37%) Apple
13 5 (2.37%) Splunk
13 5 (2.37%) SolarWinds
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