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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
UK
Rank 776 814 741
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 69 113 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 97 148
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,123 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £33,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.87%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +25 54 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South East +39 16 £29,000 -13.43% 2
London +34 14 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Crawley - 11 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 11 £25,000 -
East of England +29 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wales +15 8 £24,500 -27.94%
South West +12 8 £23,500 -47.77%
Scotland +33 7 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +33 7 £23,500 -27.69%
Edinburgh +15 7 £32,500 -
Denbighshire - 7 £24,500 -
North Wales - 7 £24,500 -
Swindon - 6 £23,500 -
Denbigh - 6 £24,500 -
North West -13 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Manchester -24 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Oxfordshire +28 3 £29,000 +11.53% 1
City of London +16 3 £110,000 +218.84%
Hertfordshire +12 3 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Essex - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £33,750 -
Colchester - 2 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £37,500 - 1
Banbury - 2 £29,000 -
Bury - 2 £30,000 -
Reading +36 1 - -
Berkshire +36 1 - - 1
Bristol +14 1 £32,500 -23.52%
South Wales +13 1 £35,000 +2.94%

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (68.21%) Windows
2 87 (50.29%) Windows Server
3 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
4 67 (38.73%) VMware
5 59 (34.10%) Microsoft
6 57 (32.95%) SQL
7 43 (24.86%) Office 365
8 39 (22.54%) MS Exchange
9 38 (21.97%) Linux
9 38 (21.97%) Hyper-V
10 36 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
11 34 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (19.08%) Cisco
13 32 (18.50%) ITIL
14 31 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (17.34%) MS Office
16 29 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (15.61%) Firewall
18 26 (15.03%) DNS
19 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
20 24 (13.87%) Oracle
20 24 (13.87%) WAN
20 24 (13.87%) LAN
21 21 (12.14%) Windows 7
22 19 (10.98%) TCP/IP
23 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (10.40%) VoIP
24 17 (9.83%) Unix
24 17 (9.83%) Nagios

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 39 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.89%) IIS
6 4 (2.31%) Confluence
7 3 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.16%) Apache
8 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.58%) CICS
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (17.34%) MS Office
2 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.86%) Office 365
2 16 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) G Suite
7 1 (0.58%) GitHub
7 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.61%) Firewall
2 26 (15.03%) DNS
3 24 (13.87%) LAN
3 24 (13.87%) WAN
4 19 (10.98%) TCP/IP
5 18 (10.40%) VoIP
6 15 (8.67%) DHCP
7 13 (7.51%) Internet
8 11 (6.36%) SNMP
9 9 (5.20%) VPN
10 7 (4.05%) Broadband
11 5 (2.89%) Wireless
12 4 (2.31%) IPv4
12 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.31%) Network Security
13 3 (1.73%) BGP
13 3 (1.73%) EIGRP
13 3 (1.73%) FWSM
13 3 (1.73%) Multicast
13 3 (1.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.94%) MySQL
3 11 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) DB2
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.31%) JIRA
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Ant
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.47%) Finance
3 5 (2.89%) Marketing
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) French Language
5 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) Web Services
2 6 (3.47%) Middleware
3 4 (2.31%) LAMP
4 2 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.16%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Health Informatics
1 11 (6.36%) Informatics
1 11 (6.36%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.31%) Clustering
5 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.16%) CCTV
6 2 (1.16%) Equities
6 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 118 (68.21%) Windows
2 87 (50.29%) Windows Server
3 38 (21.97%) Linux
4 34 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (12.14%) Windows 7
8 17 (9.83%) Unix
9 14 (8.09%) Mac OS X
10 13 (7.51%) Windows XP
11 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
12 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (5.20%) OpenVMS
13 9 (5.20%) Windows 2000
14 6 (3.47%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.16%) CentOS
17 1 (0.58%) SUSE
17 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.50%) ITIL
2 15 (8.67%) High Availability
3 13 (7.51%) Problem Management
4 11 (6.36%) E-Commerce
5 10 (5.78%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.62%) B2B
8 7 (4.05%) Network Management
8 7 (4.05%) Web Design
9 5 (2.89%) Change Control
9 5 (2.89%) Line Management
9 5 (2.89%) QMS
9 5 (2.89%) Quality Management
10 4 (2.31%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (2.31%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.31%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.31%) Patch Management
10 4 (2.31%) Regulatory Compliance
10 4 (2.31%) Service Management
10 4 (2.31%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.95%) SQL
2 13 (7.51%) Java
3 9 (5.20%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) Ruby
7 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) COBOL
9 1 (0.58%) PL/1
9 1 (0.58%) REXX
9 1 (0.58%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
2 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.09%) MCSE
4 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.20%) CCNA
6 8 (4.62%) Degree
7 6 (3.47%) HND
8 3 (1.73%) CCNP
8 3 (1.73%) CCSE
8 3 (1.73%) CCSP
8 3 (1.73%) MCP
8 3 (1.73%) MCSA
9 2 (1.16%) MCITP
10 1 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCDST
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.58%) RHCT
10 1 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) SLA
2 11 (6.36%) DICOM
2 11 (6.36%) HL7
3 5 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
2 38 (21.97%) Hyper-V
3 36 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.62%) XenApp
5 7 (4.05%) XenServer
6 6 (3.47%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.47%) vSphere
7 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.73%) Xen
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.58%) Docker
10 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) Nagios
2 9 (5.20%) Puppet
3 8 (4.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (3.47%) SCCM
5 5 (2.89%) Munin
6 4 (2.31%) Ansible
6 4 (2.31%) WSUS
7 3 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.16%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.16%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.58%) Control-M
9 1 (0.58%) SCOM
9 1 (0.58%) WMI
9 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 67 (38.73%) VMware
2 59 (34.10%) Microsoft
3 33 (19.08%) Cisco
4 24 (13.87%) Oracle
5 15 (8.67%) Apple
6 14 (8.09%) Citrix
7 13 (7.51%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.94%) Dell
9 8 (4.62%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.05%) HP
10 7 (4.05%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.89%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.31%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.31%) Sophos
12 4 (2.31%) Splunk
13 3 (1.73%) Adobe
13 3 (1.73%) Clearswift
13 3 (1.73%) Meraki
13 3 (1.73%) NetApp
13 3 (1.73%) WatchGuard
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