The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 381 424
Rank change year-on-year +19 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 18 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 55 56
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 £26,500 £25,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £49,600 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.72% +11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in the South East

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oxfordshire +11 12 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Kent +10 2 £26,500 +6.00%
East Sussex - 2 £35,500 -
Surrey +25 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
5 16 (53.33%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Office 365
7 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
7 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (43.33%) SAN
7 13 (43.33%) Apple
7 13 (43.33%) DNS
8 12 (40.00%) DHCP
8 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (36.67%) vSphere
9 11 (36.67%) SCCM
9 11 (36.67%) HP
9 11 (36.67%) Dell
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (33.33%) Skype
10 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
11 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (30.00%) WSUS
11 9 (30.00%) XenApp
11 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
11 9 (30.00%) Veeam

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (30.00%) SAS
4 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
1 13 (43.33%) SAN
2 12 (40.00%) DHCP
3 10 (33.33%) Skype
4 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) CentOS
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (30.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
1 9 (30.00%) Presales
1 9 (30.00%) Web Filtering
2 4 (13.33%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) B2B
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Microservices
4 2 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (36.67%) vSphere
5 9 (30.00%) XenApp
5 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SCCM
2 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (30.00%) SmoothWall
2 9 (30.00%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.67%) Grafana
4 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Apple
3 11 (36.67%) Dell
3 11 (36.67%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) Sophos
4 9 (30.00%) Symantec
4 9 (30.00%) Veeam
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Altiris
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Alton, Hampshire
Treloars
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago