The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 107 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.73% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £20,000 £26,771 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.29% -2.65%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,750 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.50%
Systems Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1758 1514 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.07% 94.15% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1327 1331
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Birmingham

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (52.38%) SCCM
1 11 (52.38%) SCOM
1 11 (52.38%) Use Case
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) NEC
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Use Case
2 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
1 11 (52.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
1 2 (9.52%) NEC
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) LANDesk