Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 792 833
Rank change year-on-year +10 +41 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 60 47 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.062% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.064% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 62 46 74
London median annual salary £42,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £34,550 £25,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
England median annual salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in London

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in London

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +24 19 £52,500 - 1
South London +7 6 £42,000 +31.25%
West London +8 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East London -3 3 £45,000 +63.64%
Systems Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Linux
3 31 (51.67%) VMware
4 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 27 (45.00%) Finance
5 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (31.67%) Firewall
6 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (30.00%) Perl
8 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.00%) Office 365
9 14 (23.33%) SQL
9 14 (23.33%) DNS
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco
10 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
11 12 (20.00%) Unix
11 12 (20.00%) Python
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.67%) PHP
12 10 (16.67%) Java
13 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.00%) VPN
13 9 (15.00%) SAN
13 9 (15.00%) Internet
13 9 (15.00%) Ruby
14 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
14 8 (13.33%) LDAP
15 7 (11.67%) LAN

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) Firewall
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
3 9 (15.00%) Internet
3 9 (15.00%) SAN
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.00%) VPN
4 8 (13.33%) LDAP
5 7 (11.67%) HTTP
5 7 (11.67%) LAN
5 7 (11.67%) SMTP
5 7 (11.67%) SSH
5 7 (11.67%) WAN
6 6 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (6.67%) DHCP
7 4 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Front Office
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.00%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.67%) Runbook
2 3 (5.00%) Change Control
2 3 (5.00%) Data Management
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL
2 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.00%) Systematic Trading
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (3.33%) Presales
4 1 (1.67%) Automated Trading
4 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.67%) DevOps
4 1 (1.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (1.67%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (1.67%) Market Research
4 1 (1.67%) Quantitative Research
4 1 (1.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Perl
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) PHP
4 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) MCITP
1 4 (6.67%) MCSE
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) CCNP
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) Postfix
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.67%) Rancher
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) VMware
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Apple
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Sophos
5 4 (6.67%) Symantec
6 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.00%) Brocade
6 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Sybase