The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 129 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.29% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £33,250 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +4.16%
Systems Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1788 1993 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.49% 97.55% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1671 1594
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSL
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat