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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 205 211 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 19
Average salary £28,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.97% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,975 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +11.66%
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
5548 5430 5062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.50% 93.32% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3820 4149 4145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 +1 8 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) NAS
6 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
7 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
7 2 (8.70%) Statistics

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
2 2 (8.70%) Front Office
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
2 2 (8.70%) People Management
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Logistics
3 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) CODA
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus