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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 529 551 537
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 397 337 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 344 281 319
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
101292 96397 99033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84530 80263 85347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +18 154 £42,500 +9.67% 15
South East +31 105 £32,500 -7.14% 13
South West +9 47 £28,500 -1.72% 7
East of England -32 28 £28,000 +1.81% 6
Yorkshire -38 20 £28,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands -21 14 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands +18 12 £43,750 -27.08% 2
North West -29 12 £33,875 +12.91% 3
North East -16 3 £20,000 -63.63%
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 328 (43.97%) Windows
2 240 (32.17%) Microsoft
3 237 (31.77%) SQL
4 173 (23.19%) Linux
5 165 (22.12%) VMware
6 154 (20.64%) MS Excel
7 147 (19.71%) Active Directory
8 141 (18.90%) Finance
9 131 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 127 (17.02%) SQL Server
11 118 (15.82%) MS Office
12 116 (15.55%) Degree
13 98 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 96 (12.87%) Oracle
15 95 (12.73%) MS Exchange
16 90 (12.06%) Cisco
17 89 (11.93%) Citrix
18 88 (11.80%) TCP/IP
18 88 (11.80%) UNIX
19 86 (11.53%) ITIL
20 83 (11.13%) DNS
20 83 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 60 (8.04%) Project Management
21 60 (8.04%) SLA
22 58 (7.77%) Java
23 57 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (7.37%) DHCP
25 54 (7.24%) Windows 7
26 50 (6.70%) VPN
27 48 (6.43%) SAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 95 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.17%) IIS
3 36 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (4.16%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.02%) Apache
6 21 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.28%) Node.js
9 16 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.47%) Lync
11 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.07%) JBoss
14 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.80%) CMS
16 5 (0.67%) WorkSite
16 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.54%) Confluence
17 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 154 (20.64%) MS Excel
2 118 (15.82%) MS Office
3 12 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.47%) SPSS
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.13%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.41%) Agresso
3 14 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.94%) ResourceLink
7 7 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.80%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.80%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.54%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.54%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.40%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.95%) SaaS
2 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) IaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Taleo
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.80%) TCP/IP
2 83 (11.13%) DNS
3 55 (7.37%) DHCP
4 50 (6.70%) VPN
5 48 (6.43%) SAN
6 47 (6.30%) Firewall
7 44 (5.90%) LAN
8 41 (5.50%) FTP
9 40 (5.36%) WAN
10 39 (5.23%) Internet
11 36 (4.83%) VLAN
12 31 (4.16%) VoIP
13 25 (3.35%) SSH
14 23 (3.08%) HTTP
15 21 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (2.28%) Intranet
17 16 (2.14%) Wireshark
18 13 (1.74%) OpenVPN
18 13 (1.74%) NetScaler
18 13 (1.74%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (5.09%) MySQL
4 24 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.74%) MS Access
7 13 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.54%) DTS
13 4 (0.54%) Essbase
13 4 (0.54%) Hyperion Smart View
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.47%) Toad
2 8 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.80%) Subversion
3 6 (0.80%) JUnit
4 5 (0.67%) JIRA
5 4 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.40%) Maven
6 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 141 (18.90%) Finance
2 32 (4.29%) Retail
3 25 (3.35%) Front Office
4 23 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 21 (2.82%) Legal
6 20 (2.68%) Banking
7 18 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.28%) Back Office
9 13 (1.74%) Law
10 9 (1.21%) Billing
11 8 (1.07%) Games
12 6 (0.80%) Advertising
13 5 (0.67%) Publishing
14 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.40%) French Language
15 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.56%) XML
2 32 (4.29%) .NET
3 18 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (2.28%) LAMP
5 16 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.47%) HTML
7 11 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (1.34%) Web Services
8 10 (1.34%) Spring
9 9 (1.21%) CSS
10 7 (0.94%) Hibernate
10 7 (0.94%) Middleware
11 6 (0.80%) Java EE
11 6 (0.80%) GWT
11 6 (0.80%) Ajax
12 5 (0.67%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.54%) XSLT
14 3 (0.40%) Software Packaging
14 3 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 12 (1.61%) E-Learning
5 12 (1.61%) Statistics
5 12 (1.61%) Wiki
6 10 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.34%) User Experience
7 9 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.07%) Open Source
8 8 (1.07%) Replication
9 7 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 7 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.80%) Equities
11 5 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 328 (43.97%) Windows
2 173 (23.19%) Linux
3 131 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (11.80%) UNIX
5 83 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (7.24%) Windows 7
7 42 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 34 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (3.35%) Windows 8
10 20 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.61%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.21%) Solaris
12 9 (1.21%) Android
12 9 (1.21%) CentOS
13 8 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.07%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (11.53%) ITIL
2 60 (8.04%) Project Management
3 46 (6.17%) ERP
4 37 (4.96%) CRM
5 35 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (4.56%) Service Delivery
7 22 (2.95%) Configuration Management
7 22 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (2.68%) Asset Management
8 20 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (2.68%) Mentoring
9 19 (2.55%) Release Management
9 19 (2.55%) Workflow
10 18 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (2.41%) Change Control
11 17 (2.28%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.14%) Coaching
12 16 (2.14%) Migration
12 16 (2.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (1.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (31.77%) SQL
2 58 (7.77%) Java
3 41 (5.50%) PHP
3 41 (5.50%) Python
4 39 (5.23%) Perl
5 34 (4.56%) Bash Shell
6 27 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.22%) C++
8 19 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.41%) C
10 16 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.01%) VB
12 12 (1.61%) C#
13 10 (1.34%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.94%) VBA
15 4 (0.54%) XPath
15 4 (0.54%) AWK
16 3 (0.40%) Ruby
16 3 (0.40%) sed
16 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (15.55%) Degree
2 42 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.89%) MCSE
4 28 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (3.22%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (2.41%) CCNA
8 13 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (1.61%) MCSA
9 12 (1.61%) MCITP
9 12 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (1.47%) MCP
11 10 (1.34%) CCA
11 10 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.80%) ACCA
12 6 (0.80%) CIMA
12 6 (0.80%) HND
13 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.04%) SLA
2 9 (1.21%) QA
3 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.54%) DO-254
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (19.71%) Active Directory
2 98 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.89%) XenApp
5 13 (1.74%) Postfix
5 13 (1.74%) vSphere
6 12 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.34%) Firmware
8 10 (1.34%) VMware Server
9 8 (1.07%) NFS
10 7 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.80%) Xen
12 5 (0.67%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.67%) KVM
13 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.40%) vCloud
14 3 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (3.22%) Backup Exec
2 19 (2.55%) SCOM
3 18 (2.41%) SCCM
4 14 (1.88%) Puppet
5 13 (1.74%) Nagios
6 11 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.47%) WSUS
7 8 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.54%) DameWare
10 4 (0.54%) OpenView
10 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.54%) Opsview
11 3 (0.40%) nmon
11 3 (0.40%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.27%) Cacti
12 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 240 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 165 (22.12%) VMware
3 96 (12.87%) Oracle
4 90 (12.06%) Cisco
5 89 (11.93%) Citrix
6 37 (4.96%) Red Hat
7 30 (4.02%) Symantec
8 29 (3.89%) SAP
9 23 (3.08%) NetApp
10 19 (2.55%) HP
10 19 (2.55%) F5
11 16 (2.14%) Mitel
12 14 (1.88%) Dell
12 14 (1.88%) Polycom
13 13 (1.74%) Northgate
13 13 (1.74%) Apple
14 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.47%) Sun
15 10 (1.34%) Capita
16 9 (1.21%) Sybase
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £31k - 34k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life A
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Seadrill
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Seadrill
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £14000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Salary: From £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
London Business School
Salary: per annum
Posted: 13 days ago