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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 784 787 803
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 120 84 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.077% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.082% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 105 77 92
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 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 22 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 +16 108 £33,750 +8.87% 8
South East -2 43 £28,000 -9.67% 2
London +2 24 £40,000 +11.11% 2
East Sussex -9 20 £28,000 -33.33% 1
Brighton -13 20 £28,000 -34.11%
East Midlands +3 15 £45,000 +42.85% 1
South West -11 13 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Leicester - 9 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £45,000 -
Hampshire -4 8 £26,500 -16.53% 1
Yorkshire -35 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +3 6 £31,500 +3.27%
East of England -6 5 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £28,000 -22.75% 1
Berkshire -10 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Scotland -14 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales - 5 £31,000 -
South Wales - 5 £31,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £27,500 -
Devon - 5 £20,500 -
Leeds - 5 £40,000 -
Exeter - 5 £20,500 -
Cambridge -3 4 £36,500 +0.68% 1
Cardiff - 4 £33,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Derby - 3 £27,500 -
Falmouth - 3 £45,000 -
Fareham - 3 £26,500 -
Helston - 3 £45,000 -

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 137 (66.83%) Windows
2 92 (44.88%) Microsoft
3 67 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (31.71%) Linux
5 61 (29.76%) MS Excel
6 57 (27.80%) Active Directory
6 57 (27.80%) VMware
7 56 (27.32%) MS Exchange
8 54 (26.34%) TCP/IP
9 48 (23.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (22.93%) DNS
11 42 (20.49%) Citrix
12 35 (17.07%) Cisco
13 34 (16.59%) MS Office
14 33 (16.10%) SQL
15 32 (15.61%) SAN
16 30 (14.63%) DHCP
17 29 (14.15%) Internet
17 29 (14.15%) Firewall
18 28 (13.66%) Degree
19 27 (13.17%) UNIX
20 26 (12.68%) MySQL
20 26 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
21 25 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (11.71%) LAN
23 23 (11.22%) WAN
23 23 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
24 22 (10.73%) SSH
24 22 (10.73%) SLA
24 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (27.32%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.78%) IIS
4 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.85%) Apache
6 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.41%) Lync
8 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 61 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (16.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Maya
3 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.93%) SalesLogix
3 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Office 365
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.95%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (26.34%) TCP/IP
2 47 (22.93%) DNS
3 32 (15.61%) SAN
4 30 (14.63%) DHCP
5 29 (14.15%) Internet
5 29 (14.15%) Firewall
6 24 (11.71%) LAN
7 23 (11.22%) WAN
8 22 (10.73%) SSH
9 21 (10.24%) VLAN
10 20 (9.76%) VPN
11 18 (8.78%) NAS
11 18 (8.78%) VoIP
12 14 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (6.83%) FTP
13 12 (5.85%) Wireshark
14 11 (5.37%) DSL
14 11 (5.37%) OpenVPN
15 9 (4.39%) SNMP
15 9 (4.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.68%) MySQL
2 20 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (2.44%) JIRA
2 3 (1.46%) Subversion
3 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (9.27%) Finance
2 11 (5.37%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Billing
6 2 (0.98%) Front Office
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.34%) LAMP
2 8 (3.90%) .NET
3 5 (2.44%) JMX
4 3 (1.46%) XML
4 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 3 (1.46%) Java EE
5 1 (0.49%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.49%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.49%) RESTful
5 1 (0.49%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) HTML5
5 1 (0.49%) Haml
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) JSON
5 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.88%) Replication
2 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.90%) Clustering
3 8 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.93%) CMDB
5 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.44%) Streaming Media
6 4 (1.95%) Wiki
6 4 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.95%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.46%) Physics
8 2 (0.98%) Social Media
8 2 (0.98%) Equities
8 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.98%) AS400
8 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 137 (66.83%) Windows
2 67 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (31.71%) Linux
4 48 (23.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (13.17%) UNIX
6 14 (6.83%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.34%) Windows 8
8 12 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.37%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.90%) Solaris
12 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.44%) SVR4
13 5 (2.44%) Debian
14 4 (1.95%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.95%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.98%) CentOS
16 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (9.76%) ITIL
3 14 (6.83%) ERP
3 14 (6.83%) Service Delivery
4 12 (5.85%) Problem Management
5 9 (4.39%) CRM
5 9 (4.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.90%) Change Management
7 6 (2.93%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.93%) Migration
7 6 (2.93%) Project Management
8 5 (2.44%) Workflow
8 5 (2.44%) Security Management
8 5 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.44%) Logistics
8 5 (2.44%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (2.44%) DevOps
8 5 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.10%) SQL
2 19 (9.27%) Java
2 19 (9.27%) Python
2 19 (9.27%) Bash Shell
3 18 (8.78%) PHP
4 16 (7.80%) Perl
5 11 (5.37%) C++
6 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.93%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.93%) C
8 3 (1.46%) C#
8 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.98%) Ruby
9 2 (0.98%) VBScript
9 2 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (13.66%) Degree
2 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.80%) MCSA
4 15 (7.32%) MCP
5 10 (4.88%) CCA
5 10 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.90%) CCNA
8 6 (2.93%) MCSE
9 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.44%) MCITP
10 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.98%) MCDST
12 1 (0.49%) HND
12 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.49%) CCNP
12 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.49%) MCTS
12 1 (0.49%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (27.80%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.29%) XenApp
5 11 (5.37%) Postfix
6 8 (3.90%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.93%) VMware Server
7 6 (2.93%) Xen
7 6 (2.93%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.98%) NFS
11 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.49%) Samba
11 1 (0.49%) KVM
11 1 (0.49%) vSphere
11 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (8.78%) Backup Exec
2 15 (7.32%) Nagios
3 13 (6.34%) SCCM
3 13 (6.34%) SCOM
4 10 (4.88%) WSUS
5 5 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.95%) DameWare
6 4 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.95%) Netcool
6 4 (1.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) Ansible
9 1 (0.49%) Opsview
9 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.49%) Cacti
9 1 (0.49%) Munin
9 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.80%) VMware
3 42 (20.49%) Citrix
4 35 (17.07%) Cisco
5 15 (7.32%) NetApp
5 15 (7.32%) Symantec
6 12 (5.85%) Polycom
7 10 (4.88%) Oracle
8 9 (4.39%) JBoss
8 9 (4.39%) CommVault
8 9 (4.39%) Bomgar
9 8 (3.90%) Websense
9 8 (3.90%) HP
10 7 (3.41%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.93%) IBM
11 6 (2.93%) Adobe
12 5 (2.44%) EMC
12 5 (2.44%) Sun
12 5 (2.44%) Apple
12 5 (2.44%) IronPort
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