Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 505 542
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 23 85 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 82 106
South East median annual salary £33,000 £30,791 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.17% -12.03% +9.38%
10th Percentile £22,300 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,750 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.35% -2.86% +4.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley +22 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £20,000 -38.46%
Surrey -17 3 £34,500 +15.00%
Kent +22 2 £34,500 -1.43%
East Sussex +1 2 £32,500 +8.33%
West Sussex -14 2 £57,500 +130.00%
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire +23 1 £37,500 -23.86% 1
Hampshire +8 1 £33,500 +22.37%
Systems Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Office 365
4 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 9 (39.13%) vSphere
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) DHCP
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
6 7 (30.43%) Sophos
6 7 (30.43%) HP
6 7 (30.43%) Dell
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) Veeam
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Skype
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
8 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (21.74%) SmoothWall

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
2 8 (34.78%) SAN
3 6 (26.09%) Skype
4 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) Firewall
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) openSUSE
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) Presales
2 5 (21.74%) Web Filtering
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Runbook
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) vSphere
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (21.74%) XenApp
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) SmoothWall
2 5 (21.74%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Dell
2 7 (30.43%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Sophos
2 7 (30.43%) Veeam
3 5 (21.74%) Apple
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.70%) Acronis
4 2 (8.70%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau