The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 761 777
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 70 153 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 136 165
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £57,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.21% +8.46%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +16 27 £36,250 -23.68% 3
South East -1 18 £32,500 -13.33% 3
South West -21 8 £24,625 -24.23% 1
Midlands +14 7 £32,000 +36.17%
North of England -7 7 £35,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +14 6 £32,000 +36.17%
North West -34 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £35,000 -1.40% 2
East of England -14 3 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands +25 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Systems Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (67.23%) Windows
2 70 (58.82%) VMware
3 62 (52.10%) Windows Server
4 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 54 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (41.18%) SQL
7 46 (38.66%) Hyper-V
8 39 (32.77%) MS Exchange
9 36 (30.25%) Office 365
10 32 (26.89%) Firewall
11 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
12 29 (24.37%) Linux
13 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (21.85%) DNS
15 21 (17.65%) HP
15 21 (17.65%) DHCP
16 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
17 19 (15.97%) Cisco
17 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
17 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (15.13%) VPN
18 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
19 17 (14.29%) VoIP
19 17 (14.29%) Finance
19 17 (14.29%) SAN
20 16 (13.45%) Dell
20 16 (13.45%) ITIL
20 16 (13.45%) Degree
20 16 (13.45%) vSphere
21 15 (12.61%) Windows 7

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 39 (32.77%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.92%) Skype for Business
4 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.56%) SAS
5 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.04%) IIS
7 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.68%) Confluence
8 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) CMS
9 1 (0.84%) Jetty
9 1 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) Endur
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.25%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) SaaS
3 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) DNS
3 21 (17.65%) DHCP
4 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.13%) VPN
6 17 (14.29%) SAN
6 17 (14.29%) VoIP
7 14 (11.76%) LAN
8 13 (10.92%) VLAN
8 13 (10.92%) WAN
9 11 (9.24%) iSCSI
10 10 (8.40%) Skype
11 9 (7.56%) DASS2
11 9 (7.56%) DPNSS
11 9 (7.56%) PBX
11 9 (7.56%) TETRA
12 8 (6.72%) Internet
13 3 (2.52%) HTTP
13 3 (2.52%) LDAP
13 3 (2.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) IDOL
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) CA Gen
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.68%) Toad
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Front Office
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) .NET
1 4 (3.36%) LAMP
2 3 (2.52%) HTML
2 3 (2.52%) Middleware
3 2 (1.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.84%) REST
4 1 (0.84%) RESTful
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
1 9 (7.56%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.52%) Equities
3 3 (2.52%) Fintech
3 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.68%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.68%) NHS
4 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.68%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) PACS
5 1 (0.84%) PKI
5 1 (0.84%) Tandem
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (67.23%) Windows
2 62 (52.10%) Windows Server
3 29 (24.37%) Linux
4 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.08%) Unix
7 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (9.24%) Windows 10
9 9 (7.56%) Apple iOS
9 9 (7.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
9 9 (7.56%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.36%) CentOS
11 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.45%) ITIL
2 14 (11.76%) Workflow
3 12 (10.08%) Migration
4 11 (9.24%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (9.24%) Web Filtering
5 9 (7.56%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (7.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 9 (7.56%) Presales
6 6 (5.04%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (5.04%) Service Management
7 4 (3.36%) Analytics
7 4 (3.36%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (3.36%) DevOps
7 4 (3.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.52%) B2B
8 3 (2.52%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (2.52%) ERP
8 3 (2.52%) Information Management
8 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.24%) Java
4 9 (7.56%) Python
5 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.88%) Perl
6 7 (5.88%) VB
7 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.36%) C#
8 4 (3.36%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.84%) Ruby
10 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.56%) MCSE
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 4 (3.36%) CCNA
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.68%) CEH
7 2 (1.68%) CISSP
7 2 (1.68%) GCIA
7 2 (1.68%) MCITP
7 2 (1.68%) RHCT
8 1 (0.84%) RHCA
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 54 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (38.66%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.45%) vSphere
5 9 (7.56%) XenApp
5 9 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.68%) KVM
7 2 (1.68%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (1.68%) vCloud
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) Docker
8 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) SCCM
2 12 (10.08%) WSUS
3 11 (9.24%) Backup Exec
4 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (7.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (7.56%) SmoothWall
5 4 (3.36%) Ansible
6 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.68%) Grafana
7 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.68%) Puppet
7 2 (1.68%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.84%) Icinga
8 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (58.82%) VMware
2 21 (17.65%) HP
3 19 (15.97%) Cisco
3 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.45%) Dell
5 15 (12.61%) Apple
6 11 (9.24%) Veeam
7 10 (8.40%) Citrix
8 9 (7.56%) Nortel
8 9 (7.56%) Siemens
8 9 (7.56%) Sophos
8 9 (7.56%) Symantec
9 6 (5.04%) IBM
10 5 (4.20%) Oracle
10 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.20%) Remedy
11 4 (3.36%) CA
11 4 (3.36%) EqualLogic
12 3 (2.52%) Meraki
12 3 (2.52%) SonicWALL
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