The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 104 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £29,000 £33,750 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £40,750 £33,950
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -8.66%
Systems Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 Cambridge

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Mitel
5 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
5 2 (22.22%) R
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Documentum
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Text Mining
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp