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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 204 200 205
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,574 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.91% -
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
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Bracknell +20 1 £30,000 +7.14%
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Slough - 1 £28,500 -
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
8 4 (16.00%) CCNA
8 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Site Server
8 4 (16.00%) MS Office
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Site Server
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) MTS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (8.00%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) SS7
5 2 (8.00%) TCAP
5 2 (8.00%) ISUP
5 2 (8.00%) INAP
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) GSM
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) IVR
2 2 (8.00%) Xbox
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) B2B
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Sybase
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki