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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank 785 730 754
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 150 207 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 130 141 163
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -44 139 £37,500 +15.38% 23
London -1 53 £40,000 +17.64% 6
South East -36 31 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South West -7 26 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Hampshire +13 22 £40,000 - 3
City of London +59 14 £48,750 -9.30% 1
East of England -3 14 £26,500 +11.57% 2
Devon +6 11 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Dorset - 10 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth +22 9 £33,500 +21.81% 1
East Midlands +8 9 £32,909 +46.26% 1
Hertfordshire +6 9 £26,500 +32.50% 1
West Midlands -21 9 £30,000 -6.25%
Oxfordshire -6 8 £45,000 +55.17% 3
Exeter +1 7 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Derby - 7 £32,909 - 1
Derbyshire - 7 £32,909 - 1
Essex -1 6 £23,500 -6.00%
Yorkshire +12 5 - - 1
Abingdon -7 5 £35,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 5 - -
Hull - 5 - -
Norfolk +14 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Great Yarmouth - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £22,500 -
Southampton +5 2 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Northamptonshire 0 2 £44,000 +95.55%
Chippenham -6 2 £32,500 +20.37%
Wiltshire -7 2 £32,500 -3.70%
Coventry -8 2 £32,500 +1.56%

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (63.25%) Windows
2 113 (39.93%) Linux
3 105 (37.10%) VMware
3 105 (37.10%) Windows Server
4 103 (36.40%) Active Directory
5 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
6 74 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (20.49%) Cisco
8 57 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (19.79%) SQL Server
10 53 (18.73%) MS Exchange
10 53 (18.73%) DNS
11 51 (18.02%) Unix
11 51 (18.02%) Firewall
12 46 (16.25%) TCP/IP
13 43 (15.19%) ITIL
14 42 (14.84%) MS Excel
15 40 (14.13%) MS Office
15 40 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (13.78%) Degree
16 39 (13.78%) Finance
16 39 (13.78%) Data Centre
17 38 (13.43%) Windows 7
18 37 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (12.37%) Bash Shell
20 33 (11.66%) Hyper-V
21 32 (11.31%) SQL
21 32 (11.31%) Python
21 32 (11.31%) VPN
21 32 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.77%) IIS
4 16 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.95%) Apache
7 13 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (4.24%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.47%) nginx
11 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.77%) Confluence
11 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.06%) Moodle
12 3 (1.06%) Totara
13 2 (0.71%) Drupal
13 2 (0.71%) JBoss
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) SAP Business One
1 3 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.71%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.71%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.35%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.47%) Office 365
4 5 (1.77%) GitHub
4 5 (1.77%) Trello
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.73%) DNS
2 51 (18.02%) Firewall
3 46 (16.25%) TCP/IP
4 32 (11.31%) VPN
5 31 (10.95%) SAN
6 27 (9.54%) VLAN
7 26 (9.19%) DHCP
8 21 (7.42%) Internet
8 21 (7.42%) LAN
9 18 (6.36%) VoIP
9 18 (6.36%) WAN
10 17 (6.01%) IPv4
11 15 (5.30%) HTTP
12 14 (4.95%) NAS
12 14 (4.95%) Wireshark
13 12 (4.24%) FTP
13 12 (4.24%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (3.89%) SSH
15 10 (3.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.95%) MySQL
3 10 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.77%) Big Data
7 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.71%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) DB2
10 1 (0.35%) GIS
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Apache Continuum
1 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.77%) JIRA
1 5 (1.77%) Maven
1 5 (1.77%) Subversion
2 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (13.78%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.53%) Banking
3 10 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.18%) Electronics
5 6 (2.12%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.12%) Marketing
6 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Games
7 3 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) International Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.19%) HTML
2 24 (8.48%) CSS
3 19 (6.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (4.24%) Web Services
5 10 (3.53%) .NET
6 9 (3.18%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.83%) LAMP
8 7 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.12%) MAPI
9 6 (2.12%) Software Packaging
10 5 (1.77%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.41%) Ajax
11 4 (1.41%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.41%) iBATIS
11 4 (1.41%) jQuery
11 4 (1.41%) JSON
11 4 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.41%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (1.41%) SOAP
11 4 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.83%) Replication
3 21 (7.42%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.18%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (2.83%) Fintech
7 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.12%) EqualLogic
8 6 (2.12%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.12%) iPhone
8 6 (2.12%) PDA
9 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 179 (63.25%) Windows
2 113 (39.93%) Linux
3 105 (37.10%) Windows Server
4 57 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (18.02%) Unix
6 40 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (13.43%) Windows 7
8 32 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (6.71%) Ubuntu
9 19 (6.71%) Windows 8
10 17 (6.01%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.53%) CatOS
11 10 (3.53%) Debian
11 10 (3.53%) Solaris
12 9 (3.18%) openSUSE
12 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (2.83%) CentOS
14 7 (2.47%) Windows 10
15 6 (2.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.19%) ITIL
2 28 (9.89%) Incident Management
3 19 (6.71%) Problem Management
4 17 (6.01%) Asset Management
5 16 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.65%) Load Balancing
5 16 (5.65%) Project Management
5 16 (5.65%) Validation
6 15 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (5.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (4.95%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.95%) Workflow
8 13 (4.59%) Migration
8 13 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 12 (4.24%) Service Management
10 10 (3.53%) High Availability
11 9 (3.18%) Change Management
12 8 (2.83%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.83%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.37%) Bash Shell
2 32 (11.31%) Python
2 32 (11.31%) SQL
3 25 (8.83%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.13%) Perl
4 23 (8.13%) Ruby
5 19 (6.71%) Korn
6 17 (6.01%) Java
7 15 (5.30%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.95%) C#
9 9 (3.18%) C
10 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.06%) ABAP
13 1 (0.35%) C++
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (13.78%) Degree
2 31 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (8.48%) MCSE
4 21 (7.42%) MCITP
5 20 (7.07%) MCSA
6 17 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (6.01%) MCP
7 11 (3.89%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.53%) CCNA
8 10 (3.53%) CCNP
9 9 (3.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.12%) CCSE
10 6 (2.12%) CCSP
10 6 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.77%) HND
12 4 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.41%) VCP5
13 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.06%) CCA
14 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (36.40%) Active Directory
2 74 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.47%) vSphere
5 6 (2.12%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.41%) Xen
8 3 (1.06%) iptables
8 3 (1.06%) NFS
9 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.71%) XenApp
9 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) SCCM
2 15 (5.30%) SCOM
3 10 (3.53%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.53%) Nagios
4 7 (2.47%) WSUS
5 6 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.77%) Ansible
6 5 (1.77%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.41%) Cacti
8 3 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.06%) Legato
8 3 (1.06%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
9 1 (0.35%) logstash
9 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.35%) Xymon
Vendors
1 105 (37.10%) VMware
2 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
3 58 (20.49%) Cisco
4 25 (8.83%) Citrix
5 24 (8.48%) Red Hat
6 21 (7.42%) EMC
7 16 (5.65%) Apple
8 13 (4.59%) HP
9 9 (3.18%) Google
9 9 (3.18%) Oracle
10 8 (2.83%) NetApp
10 8 (2.83%) Symantec
11 7 (2.47%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.12%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.12%) Dell
12 6 (2.12%) Draytek
12 6 (2.12%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.12%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.12%) SAP
12 6 (2.12%) Veeam
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Up to £32,909 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Highlands & Islands
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+ excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Exeter
aap3
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £27,355 to £38,163 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago