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 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 384 409 406
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 12 47 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 36
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,750 £32,909 £33,250
% change year-on-year -24.79% -1.02%  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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
West Sussex +16 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Berkshire +37 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Surrey +40 2 £40,500 +8.00%
Oxfordshire -12 2 £22,500 -40.00%
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Office 365
3 16 (44.44%) MS Office
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
7 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (30.56%) SQL
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (27.78%) Mac OS X
9 10 (27.78%) Apple
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (22.22%) Java
11 8 (22.22%) B2B
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (16.67%) DNS
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
12 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 5 (13.89%) WAN
13 5 (13.89%) DHCP
13 5 (13.89%) LAN
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.89%) VMware
13 5 (13.89%) Firewall
14 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 4 (11.11%) VoIP

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) CICS
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) G Suite
4 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.33%) SNMP
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) ADSL
6 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) Skype
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Mac OS X
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) B2B
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Microservices
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Capital Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Catastrophe Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) COBOL
4 1 (2.78%) PL/1
4 1 (2.78%) REXX
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) CEH
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) GCIA
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) Grafana
3 1 (2.78%) Munin
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Apple
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Meraki
5 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Sage