Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 316 339
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 21 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 22
South West median annual salary £27,500 £23,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -11.32% -18.46%
10th Percentile £22,350 £20,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £37,100 £35,300 £52,500
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10082 10518 11474
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8354 8888 9712
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,713 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Wiltshire -15 6 £23,625 +0.53%
Bristol -24 6 £36,000 +10.77%
Devon +22 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Gloucestershire +30 2 £32,500 -1.52%
Dorset - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £28,000 -
Systems Support Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) WSUS
9 5 (23.81%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) C#
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) MCSA
11 3 (14.29%) HNC

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DASS2
3 2 (9.52%) DDNS
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DPNSS
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) PBX
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) TETRA
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
2 5 (23.81%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (14.29%) HNC
2 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Nortel
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Siemens
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper