The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 730 769
Rank change year-on-year -63 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 51 188 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 159 134
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,750 £32,909 £35,000
% change year-on-year -24.79% -5.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in England

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in England

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in England

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +30 24 £50,000 +14.28% 2
South East +24 12 £32,500 -13.33%
South West +5 11 £23,500 -27.69% 1
North West -4 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Systems Support Engineer
UK

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (73.28%) Windows
2 67 (57.76%) Windows Server
3 51 (43.97%) VMware
4 47 (40.52%) Active Directory
5 36 (31.03%) Hyper-V
6 35 (30.17%) MS Exchange
6 35 (30.17%) Office 365
7 31 (26.72%) Linux
7 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (25.86%) SQL
9 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 26 (22.41%) Firewall
11 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
12 23 (19.83%) VoIP
13 20 (17.24%) DNS
13 20 (17.24%) MS Office
13 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (16.38%) ITIL
15 18 (15.52%) Apple
15 18 (15.52%) Windows 7
16 17 (14.66%) DHCP
16 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
17 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
18 15 (12.93%) Cisco
18 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
20 13 (11.21%) PowerShell

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (30.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.17%) IIS
5 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.45%) Confluence
6 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.59%) nginx
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.86%) Apache
9 1 (0.86%) CICS
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Office
2 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.86%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.17%) Office 365
2 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) Firewall
2 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
2 23 (19.83%) VoIP
3 20 (17.24%) DNS
4 17 (14.66%) DHCP
5 12 (10.34%) LAN
5 12 (10.34%) WAN
6 10 (8.62%) VPN
7 8 (6.90%) Internet
8 7 (6.03%) VLAN
9 4 (3.45%) DASS2
9 4 (3.45%) DPNSS
9 4 (3.45%) Network Security
9 4 (3.45%) PBX
9 4 (3.45%) SAN
9 4 (3.45%) TETRA
10 3 (2.59%) Skype
10 3 (2.59%) SNMP
10 3 (2.59%) Wireless
11 2 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.45%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.72%) Toad
4 1 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) French Language
4 1 (0.86%) Front Office
4 1 (0.86%) German Language
4 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) LAMP
2 6 (5.17%) Middleware
3 4 (3.45%) Web Services
4 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.72%) JSON
5 2 (1.72%) Sensu
6 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.59%) Equities
3 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.72%) CCTV
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.72%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.72%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) PACS
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 85 (73.28%) Windows
2 67 (57.76%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.72%) Linux
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (15.52%) Windows 7
8 12 (10.34%) Mac OS X
9 11 (9.48%) Windows 10
10 10 (8.62%) Unix
11 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.45%) CentOS
12 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.38%) ITIL
2 8 (6.90%) B2B
3 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (5.17%) Workflow
4 5 (4.31%) Analytics
4 5 (4.31%) Contingency Planning
4 5 (4.31%) High Availability
4 5 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (4.31%) Service Management
4 5 (4.31%) Web Filtering
5 4 (3.45%) Health Informatics
5 4 (3.45%) Informatics
5 4 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.45%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.59%) DevOps
6 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.59%) Network Management
6 3 (2.59%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.62%) Java
4 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.03%) Python
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (2.59%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) C++
9 1 (0.86%) COBOL
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) PL/1
9 1 (0.86%) REXX
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) MCSE
4 6 (5.17%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.31%) MCSA
6 2 (1.72%) CEH
6 2 (1.72%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) GCIA
6 2 (1.72%) RHCT
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) DICOM
2 4 (3.45%) HL7
2 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 47 (40.52%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.17%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.31%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.59%) Xen
7 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.72%) vSphere
8 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.86%) XenApp
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) WSUS
2 7 (6.03%) SCCM
3 6 (5.17%) Nagios
4 5 (4.31%) Ansible
4 5 (4.31%) Puppet
5 2 (1.72%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.72%) Grafana
5 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.72%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.86%) Icinga
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Munin
6 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.86%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.86%) WMI
6 1 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (43.97%) VMware
2 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.52%) Apple
4 15 (12.93%) Cisco
5 10 (8.62%) HP
6 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle
7 7 (6.03%) SonicWALL
8 6 (5.17%) Dell
9 5 (4.31%) Sophos
10 4 (3.45%) Citrix
10 4 (3.45%) Nortel
10 4 (3.45%) Siemens
10 4 (3.45%) Splunk
11 3 (2.59%) Adobe
11 3 (2.59%) IBM
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec
12 2 (1.72%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.72%) Kaspersky
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