The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 118 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1896 1918 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.70% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1696 1382
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Support
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) NEC
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) NEC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter