The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 212 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 13 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 18
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,800 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Systems Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Berkshire region.

Systems Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 8 £25,000 +25.00%
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title.

1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.34%) SAN
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) DNS
8 3 (10.34%) SLA
8 3 (10.34%) CCNA
8 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) UNIX
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) NAS
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
9 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (6.90%) Change Control
9 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (6.90%) General Ledger

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) NAS
2 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) 802.11
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) PBX
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Change Control
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) CODA
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) SAP