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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 534 597 521
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 371 262 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 326 234 346
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 146 £45,000 +25.00% 15
South East +38 107 £28,975 -22.73% 5
South West -2 34 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Yorkshire -16 31 £31,000 +3.33%
East of England -35 21 £25,000 -19.35% 4
East Midlands +7 14 £27,500 -21.42% 4
West Midlands -17 14 £31,000 -11.42% 3
North West -33 2 £37,500 - 5
North East - 1 £24,000 - 3
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 378 (46.67%) Windows
2 304 (37.53%) SQL
3 274 (33.83%) Microsoft
4 187 (23.09%) Finance
5 180 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 178 (21.98%) MS Excel
7 172 (21.23%) VMware
8 164 (20.25%) SQL Server
8 164 (20.25%) Linux
9 161 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 121 (14.94%) MS Office
11 118 (14.57%) MS Exchange
12 116 (14.32%) Degree
13 109 (13.46%) Oracle
14 108 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 107 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 105 (12.96%) Citrix
17 103 (12.72%) DNS
18 101 (12.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 88 (10.86%) ITIL
20 87 (10.74%) UNIX
21 81 (10.00%) Cisco
22 77 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (8.64%) DHCP
24 67 (8.27%) Project Management
24 67 (8.27%) Firewall
25 63 (7.78%) VPN
25 63 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
26 62 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
27 61 (7.53%) SAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 118 (14.57%) MS Exchange
2 63 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (7.41%) IIS
4 39 (4.81%) Apache
5 35 (4.32%) SharePoint
6 28 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (3.46%) Tomcat
7 27 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.22%) Node.js
10 11 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.11%) Lync
12 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.49%) JOnAS
14 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 178 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 121 (14.94%) MS Office
3 12 (1.48%) SPSS
4 6 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.12%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 17 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 12 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
5 12 (1.48%) Oracle iProcurement
6 11 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (1.23%) Agresso
7 10 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.86%) ResourceLink
10 6 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.74%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.74%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.62%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.10%) SaaS
2 15 (1.85%) Office 365
3 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 103 (12.72%) DNS
3 70 (8.64%) DHCP
4 67 (8.27%) Firewall
5 63 (7.78%) VPN
6 61 (7.53%) SAN
7 48 (5.93%) LAN
8 43 (5.31%) Internet
9 41 (5.06%) WAN
10 39 (4.81%) FTP
11 37 (4.57%) HTTP
12 32 (3.95%) VLAN
13 25 (3.09%) VoIP
14 22 (2.72%) SSH
15 19 (2.35%) LDAP
16 18 (2.22%) Wireless
17 17 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (2.10%) NAS
18 14 (1.73%) Intranet
19 12 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (4.32%) MySQL
4 34 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
6 28 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 19 (2.35%) MS Access
9 15 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.74%) DTS
14 6 (0.74%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.49%) Essbase
15 4 (0.49%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Toad
2 10 (1.23%) JIRA
3 8 (0.99%) Subversion
4 6 (0.74%) JUnit
5 5 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.12%) Ant
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Hudson
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.12%) PVCS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 187 (23.09%) Finance
2 28 (3.46%) Retail
3 27 (3.33%) Back Office
4 23 (2.84%) Legal
5 21 (2.59%) Banking
5 21 (2.59%) Front Office
6 19 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.35%) Aerospace
7 17 (2.10%) Law
8 14 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.60%) Publishing
10 12 (1.48%) Billing
11 8 (0.99%) Advertising
12 7 (0.86%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.74%) French Language
13 6 (0.74%) Games
14 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.62%) Marketing
14 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.62%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.04%) .NET
2 27 (3.33%) XML
3 24 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 23 (2.84%) LAMP
5 19 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
6 17 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (1.85%) Web Services
8 13 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.48%) Software Packaging
10 8 (0.99%) HTML
11 7 (0.86%) Spring
11 7 (0.86%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.74%) GWT
12 6 (0.74%) Middleware
12 6 (0.74%) Ajax
12 6 (0.74%) Java EE
12 6 (0.74%) CSS
13 5 (0.62%) JMX
14 3 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 27 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.84%) Hedge funds
5 19 (2.35%) Replication
6 13 (1.60%) E-Learning
7 12 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.48%) Open Source
8 10 (1.23%) Wiki
9 8 (0.99%) Clustering
10 7 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.86%) Statistics
10 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.74%) CMDB
11 6 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 378 (46.67%) Windows
2 164 (20.25%) Linux
3 161 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (12.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (10.74%) UNIX
6 55 (6.79%) Windows 7
7 47 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (5.43%) Windows XP
9 30 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 21 (2.59%) Solaris
11 12 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.23%) Debian
14 9 (1.11%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.74%) CentOS
16 5 (0.62%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.62%) Android
16 5 (0.62%) SVR4
16 5 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (10.86%) ITIL
2 67 (8.27%) Project Management
3 51 (6.30%) ERP
4 47 (5.80%) CRM
5 39 (4.81%) Service Delivery
6 36 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (3.83%) Change Control
9 27 (3.33%) Change Management
10 26 (3.21%) Workflow
11 22 (2.72%) Asset Management
12 21 (2.59%) Mentoring
13 20 (2.47%) Problem Management
13 20 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (2.35%) Release Management
15 18 (2.22%) Load Balancing
16 17 (2.10%) Risk Management
16 17 (2.10%) Time Management
17 16 (1.98%) Configuration Management
17 16 (1.98%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 304 (37.53%) SQL
2 57 (7.04%) Java
3 42 (5.19%) Python
4 38 (4.69%) T-SQL
5 26 (3.21%) PHP
6 25 (3.09%) Perl
6 25 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 22 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.22%) C
9 16 (1.98%) C++
9 16 (1.98%) VB
10 15 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.73%) C#
12 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.23%) VBA
14 9 (1.11%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.99%) Ruby
16 6 (0.74%) ABAP
17 3 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (14.32%) Degree
2 55 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.20%) MCSE
4 25 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.47%) CCNA
5 20 (2.47%) MCSA
6 19 (2.35%) MCP
7 18 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.73%) MCITP
9 13 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (1.48%) CCA
10 12 (1.48%) MCDBA
11 11 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.74%) HND
13 6 (0.74%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.62%) ACCA
14 5 (0.62%) CIMA
15 4 (0.49%) CCNP
16 3 (0.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.04%) SLA
2 23 (2.84%) QA
3 10 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 180 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 107 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.95%) XenApp
5 17 (2.10%) vSphere
6 13 (1.60%) Xen
7 12 (1.48%) Postfix
8 10 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (0.99%) VMware Server
10 8 (0.99%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.37%) KVM
13 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.25%) NFS
13 2 (0.25%) Samba
14 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 26 (3.21%) Nagios
3 19 (2.35%) WSUS
3 19 (2.35%) SCCM
4 13 (1.60%) SCOM
5 8 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.86%) Puppet
6 7 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.49%) DameWare
8 4 (0.49%) WMI
9 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.37%) Netcool
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.25%) Opsview
10 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 274 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 172 (21.23%) VMware
3 109 (13.46%) Oracle
4 105 (12.96%) Citrix
5 81 (10.00%) Cisco
6 36 (4.44%) SAP
7 30 (3.70%) HP
8 29 (3.58%) Symantec
9 22 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.72%) Sun
10 19 (2.35%) Northgate
11 18 (2.22%) F5
12 16 (1.98%) JBoss
12 16 (1.98%) NetApp
13 15 (1.85%) Capita
14 14 (1.73%) Sybase
15 13 (1.60%) Apple
15 13 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.60%) Mitel
16 12 (1.48%) Bloomberg
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