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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 200 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 24 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £31,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.69%
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
5141 5115 4958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.94% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 3761 4032
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
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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 +2 10 £45,000 +44.00%
Slough +5 5 £30,500 -32.22%
Newbury -1 3 £29,000 -
Maidenhead -4 3 £42,500 -
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 8 (20.51%) DNS
6 8 (20.51%) DHCP
6 8 (20.51%) SLA
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (15.38%) CCNA
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (15.38%) AIX
8 6 (15.38%) MCSE
8 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (15.38%) CentOS

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Site Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) ISDN
3 4 (10.26%) VoIP
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) RTP
4 3 (7.69%) SMTP
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.13%) SS7
5 2 (5.13%) TCAP
5 2 (5.13%) ISUP
5 2 (5.13%) INAP
5 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (5.13%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) German Language
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) IVR
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (15.38%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Project Management
2 3 (7.69%) CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.69%) B2B
2 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 3 (7.69%) Operations Management
2 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (5.13%) People Management
3 2 (5.13%) Network Management
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
4 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CNE
5 4 (10.26%) Novell Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CCVP
5 4 (10.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) NFS
2 5 (12.82%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) nmon
2 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.69%) SCSM
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Lotus
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Sybase
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) EMC