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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 219 225 266
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 46 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 23
Average salary £26,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.69% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,375 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +4.58%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 7445 8317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.64% 97.66% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5493 6093 6898
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in the East of England

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the East of England

Systems Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 29 £27,250 -17.42%
Essex +23 21 £26,500 +1.92%
Bedfordshire 0 4 £30,000 -11.11%
Suffolk +2 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £34,000 +5.42%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 46 (57.50%) MS Office
2 40 (50.00%) Windows
3 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (38.75%) SQL
5 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
6 30 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
9 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (32.50%) Hyper-V
10 24 (30.00%) Windows 7
10 24 (30.00%) Firewall
10 24 (30.00%) VPN
11 23 (28.75%) DHCP
11 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
11 23 (28.75%) DNS
11 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (27.50%) VLAN
12 22 (27.50%) SMTP
12 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
12 22 (27.50%) Linux
12 22 (27.50%) VMware
12 22 (27.50%) Backup Exec
13 21 (26.25%) PDA
13 21 (26.25%) Wireless
13 21 (26.25%) MAPI
13 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
13 21 (26.25%) Cisco

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
2 22 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (26.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (57.50%) MS Office
2 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Sage X3
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) Firewall
1 24 (30.00%) VPN
2 23 (28.75%) DHCP
2 23 (28.75%) DNS
3 22 (27.50%) SMTP
3 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 22 (27.50%) VLAN
4 21 (26.25%) DMZ
4 21 (26.25%) IMAP
4 21 (26.25%) Wireless
5 15 (18.75%) SAN
6 13 (16.25%) NAS
7 8 (10.00%) Skype
8 2 (2.50%) FTP
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) BGP
9 1 (1.25%) Broadband
9 1 (1.25%) HTTP
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
9 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Billing
4 3 (3.75%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) MAPI
2 4 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (26.25%) Blackberry
2 21 (26.25%) iPhone
2 21 (26.25%) PDA
3 17 (21.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) AS400
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (27.50%) Linux
6 21 (26.25%) Android
6 21 (26.25%) Windows 10
6 21 (26.25%) Windows 8
6 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (26.25%) Windows Vista
6 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
7 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) CRM
2 10 (12.50%) ERP
3 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.75%) Service Management
5 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.00%) Cash Management
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL
7 3 (3.75%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.25%) Coaching
9 1 (1.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.25%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.25%) NFS
4 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.25%) UAG
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (27.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 21 (26.25%) Apple
3 21 (26.25%) Cisco
3 21 (26.25%) Draytek
4 13 (16.25%) Veeam
5 11 (13.75%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) ComArch
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix
8 4 (5.00%) Sage
9 2 (2.50%) Cognos
9 2 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Avaya
10 1 (1.25%) CA
10 1 (1.25%) CODA
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.25%) Juniper
10 1 (1.25%) NetApp
10 1 (1.25%) Symantec