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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 276 292 296
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 38 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 25
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £31,750 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
10319 11302 10851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.72% 92.97% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8983 9717 9896
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) SQL
3 34 (41.98%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 21 (25.93%) UNIX
5 21 (25.93%) Finance
5 21 (25.93%) VMware
6 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 18 (22.22%) Java
7 18 (22.22%) Oracle
8 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
10 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
10 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
12 9 (11.11%) FTP
12 9 (11.11%) HTTP
12 9 (11.11%) Apache
12 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
12 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
12 9 (11.11%) Spring
12 9 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
12 9 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (11.11%) Node.js
12 9 (11.11%) F5
13 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.11%) Apache
1 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 9 (11.11%) Node.js
2 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.70%) Mule
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.47%) Lync
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) Agresso
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) FTP
1 9 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) VLAN
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) DMZ
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) MS Access
7 2 (2.47%) DTS
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.23%) ProClarity
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) JUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (11.11%) Spring
1 9 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (7.41%) GWT
2 6 (7.41%) Ajax
2 6 (7.41%) Java EE
2 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) XML
2 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
3 3 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Derivative
2 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.70%) Replication
3 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Animation
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Linux
3 21 (25.93%) UNIX
4 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.70%) Solaris
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) OS/400
9 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.41%) UML
1 6 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (7.41%) OO
1 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
1 6 (7.41%) OOD
1 6 (7.41%) SOA
1 6 (7.41%) BPR
1 6 (7.41%) TDD
1 6 (7.41%) Release Management
2 5 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (6.17%) Project Management
3 4 (4.94%) ETL
3 4 (4.94%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.70%) ITIL
4 3 (3.70%) Migration
4 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.47%) Practice Management
5 2 (2.47%) Change Control
5 2 (2.47%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Java
3 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.41%) CCA
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) VCP4
4 1 (1.23%) VCP5
4 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ACCA
4 1 (1.23%) CIMA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) Samba
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.23%) OpenView
2 1 (1.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 18 (22.22%) Oracle
4 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.11%) F5
6 5 (6.17%) Cisco
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
8 3 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (2.47%) Apple
9 2 (2.47%) HP
10 1 (1.23%) Avaya
10 1 (1.23%) IBM
10 1 (1.23%) SAP
10 1 (1.23%) Mitel
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