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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 100 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £32,000 £31,850 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,850 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,555 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +11.81%
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
1430 1717 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.69% 95.28% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1472 1611
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) R
4 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) R
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR