The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 April 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 229 260
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.080% 0.070% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.072% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +32.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £32,834 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.85% -6.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6038 5551 6431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 96.99% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5007 4682 5121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in the North West

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in the North West

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in the North West

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester -25 4 £46,250 +32.14%
Cheshire - 1 £53,000 -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) RHCT
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) IDOL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Document Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) iManage
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Interwoven
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos