The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Support Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 243 309
Rank change year-on-year +13 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 5 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.096% 0.24% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.25% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 6
Median salary £31,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -14.09% +14.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in the City of London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in the City of London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in the City of London

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Fintech
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Market Making
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Equities
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fintech
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Trading
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Market Making
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Calypso
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) webMethods