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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 118 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.88% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.93% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -8.66%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
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 24 December 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 6 (35.29%) Use Case
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) NEC
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Billing
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Business Objects

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Use Case
2 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) NEC
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) LANDesk