The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 557 555 521
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 349 288 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 303 255 347
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,663 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in England

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in England

Systems Support
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
London -10 130 £40,250 +18.38% 13
South East +21 103 £30,000 -3.22% 6
East Midlands +11 27 £40,000 +41.59% 1
Yorkshire -26 27 £31,000 +6.89%
South West +2 23 £29,500 +16.83% 3
East of England -28 17 £25,000 -18.03% 3
West Midlands -10 15 £31,500 +3.27% 1
North East -3 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North West -19 2 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 369 (46.59%) Windows
2 305 (38.51%) SQL
3 266 (33.59%) Microsoft
4 196 (24.75%) Finance
5 183 (23.11%) MS Excel
6 170 (21.46%) Active Directory
7 158 (19.95%) SQL Server
8 157 (19.82%) VMware
8 157 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 152 (19.19%) Linux
10 119 (15.03%) MS Office
10 119 (15.03%) TCP/IP
11 114 (14.39%) MS Exchange
12 111 (14.02%) Degree
13 105 (13.26%) DNS
14 104 (13.13%) Oracle
15 99 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 99 (12.50%) Citrix
16 94 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 88 (11.11%) ITIL
18 83 (10.48%) UNIX
19 77 (9.72%) Cisco
20 70 (8.84%) .NET
20 70 (8.84%) Project Management
21 69 (8.71%) DHCP
22 67 (8.46%) Firewall
23 63 (7.95%) IIS
24 62 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
25 61 (7.70%) VPN
26 60 (7.58%) SAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 114 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 63 (7.95%) IIS
3 62 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 36 (4.55%) Apache
6 27 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.89%) Node.js
11 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.14%) Lync
13 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.63%) JOnAS
15 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
15 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.51%) Moodle
Applications
1 183 (23.11%) MS Excel
2 119 (15.03%) MS Office
3 9 (1.14%) SPSS
4 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Maya
5 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (1.77%) Oracle iProcurement
5 14 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (1.14%) Agresso
8 9 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.88%) SalesLogix
11 6 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.76%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.63%) Academy Housing
12 5 (0.63%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.89%) Office 365
2 12 (1.52%) SaaS
2 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (15.03%) TCP/IP
2 105 (13.26%) DNS
3 69 (8.71%) DHCP
4 67 (8.46%) Firewall
5 61 (7.70%) VPN
6 60 (7.58%) SAN
7 52 (6.57%) LAN
8 50 (6.31%) Internet
9 42 (5.30%) WAN
10 37 (4.67%) HTTP
11 34 (4.29%) FTP
12 27 (3.41%) VLAN
13 25 (3.16%) VoIP
14 23 (2.90%) SSH
15 21 (2.65%) LDAP
16 20 (2.53%) NAS
17 19 (2.40%) Wireless
18 17 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
19 12 (1.52%) Wireshark
19 12 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.95%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (4.17%) MySQL
4 33 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 30 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (2.90%) MS Access
8 17 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.01%) DTS
13 6 (0.76%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (1.26%) JIRA
2 9 (1.14%) Toad
3 6 (0.76%) Subversion
3 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.63%) JUnit
5 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Hudson
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.13%) PVCS
8 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 196 (24.75%) Finance
2 29 (3.66%) Retail
3 28 (3.54%) Back Office
4 25 (3.16%) Banking
5 23 (2.90%) Legal
6 20 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.27%) Law
8 17 (2.15%) Front Office
9 16 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.89%) Publishing
11 12 (1.52%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.52%) Billing
12 7 (0.88%) Advertising
13 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.63%) Marketing
13 5 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.51%) French Language
14 4 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.84%) .NET
2 31 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 24 (3.03%) XML
3 24 (3.03%) LAMP
4 18 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 15 (1.89%) Web Services
5 15 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (1.77%) Software Packaging
6 14 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (1.64%) HTML
8 8 (1.01%) Middleware
9 7 (0.88%) CSS
10 6 (0.76%) Spring
10 6 (0.76%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.63%) Java EE
11 5 (0.63%) GWT
11 5 (0.63%) Ajax
11 5 (0.63%) JMX
12 4 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 29 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 27 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.90%) Hedge funds
5 20 (2.53%) Replication
6 12 (1.52%) Open Source
7 11 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.39%) Clustering
7 11 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.14%) Wiki
10 8 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.76%) CMDB
11 6 (0.76%) EPoS
12 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.63%) Equities
12 5 (0.63%) STB
12 5 (0.63%) Streaming Media
12 5 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 369 (46.59%) Windows
2 157 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (19.19%) Linux
4 99 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (10.48%) UNIX
6 53 (6.69%) Windows 7
7 49 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 32 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.78%) Solaris
11 13 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.26%) Debian
14 8 (1.01%) CentOS
14 8 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.88%) Android
15 7 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (11.11%) ITIL
2 70 (8.84%) Project Management
3 50 (6.31%) ERP
4 45 (5.68%) CRM
5 39 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 38 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (3.79%) Change Management
8 30 (3.79%) Change Control
9 22 (2.78%) Configuration Management
10 21 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (2.65%) Workflow
11 20 (2.53%) Load Balancing
12 18 (2.27%) Asset Management
12 18 (2.27%) Problem Management
12 18 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (2.15%) Risk Management
14 16 (2.02%) Release Management
15 15 (1.89%) Time Management
15 15 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (38.51%) SQL
2 51 (6.44%) Java
3 40 (5.05%) T-SQL
3 40 (5.05%) Python
4 28 (3.54%) Bash Shell
5 27 (3.41%) PHP
6 26 (3.28%) Perl
7 22 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 21 (2.65%) VB
9 20 (2.53%) C#
10 17 (2.15%) C
11 13 (1.64%) C++
11 13 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.39%) VBA
13 11 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.26%) JavaScript
15 9 (1.14%) Ruby
16 6 (0.76%) ABAP
17 3 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 111 (14.02%) Degree
2 54 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.29%) MCSE
4 22 (2.78%) MCP
4 22 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.27%) CCNA
5 18 (2.27%) MCSA
6 14 (1.77%) MCDBA
6 14 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (1.64%) CCA
8 12 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.26%) MCITP
9 10 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.76%) HND
12 5 (0.63%) ACCA
12 5 (0.63%) CIMA
13 4 (0.51%) CCNP
14 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.94%) SLA
2 23 (2.90%) QA
3 10 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (21.46%) Active Directory
2 94 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.42%) XenApp
5 14 (1.77%) vSphere
6 12 (1.52%) Postfix
6 12 (1.52%) Xen
6 12 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.76%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.51%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.38%) KVM
11 3 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 2 (0.25%) Samba
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.13%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 28 (3.54%) Backup Exec
2 25 (3.16%) Nagios
3 24 (3.03%) SCCM
4 19 (2.40%) WSUS
5 17 (2.15%) SCOM
6 8 (1.01%) Puppet
7 6 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.63%) Netcool
9 4 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.51%) DameWare
9 4 (0.51%) WMI
9 4 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 266 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 157 (19.82%) VMware
3 104 (13.13%) Oracle
4 99 (12.50%) Citrix
5 77 (9.72%) Cisco
6 40 (5.05%) SAP
7 33 (4.17%) HP
8 26 (3.28%) Symantec
9 21 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 21 (2.65%) Sun
10 16 (2.02%) Sybase
10 16 (2.02%) NetApp
10 16 (2.02%) Apple
10 16 (2.02%) Northgate
11 15 (1.89%) F5
11 15 (1.89%) CODA
11 15 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.89%) JBoss
12 12 (1.52%) Cognos
12 12 (1.52%) Bloomberg
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £34,000 to £53,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago