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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 121 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +22.13%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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