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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 104 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
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
1659 1406 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.29% 95.13% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1220 1256
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 17 (70.83%) Use Case
1 17 (70.83%) SCOM
2 12 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (8.33%) Cash Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Billing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Use Case
2 2 (8.33%) Cash Management
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) SCOM
2 12 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) LANDesk