The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 289 283 296
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,287 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -1.63%
Systems Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 14 (34.15%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) Banking
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (26.83%) UNIX
6 11 (26.83%) Python
7 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
7 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
10 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
11 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
11 6 (14.63%) Perl
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) Sun
12 5 (12.20%) WAN
12 5 (12.20%) SAN
12 5 (12.20%) MS Office
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle
12 5 (12.20%) Java

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
1 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.44%) Agresso
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) RMDS
1 1 (2.44%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) Broadband
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Emacs
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) Physics
5 1 (2.44%) SCORM
5 1 (2.44%) Economics
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) UNIX
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris
9 1 (2.44%) NetWare
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) DevOps
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) ITSM
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Use Case
6 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Cash Management
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) ARCserve
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Sun
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.44%) Reuters
7 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Altiris
7 1 (2.44%) Northgate
7 1 (2.44%) Civica