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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 532 526 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 372 383 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 291 321 267
Average salary £35,000 £33,664 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +2 161 £41,000 +4.45% 15
South East -6 86 £30,000 -14.28% 10
East of England +37 47 £30,000 +9.09% 4
South West -14 26 £33,818 +35.27% 3
West Midlands -10 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West +5 16 £27,500 -38.88% 7
Yorkshire -14 10 £28,250 +11.50% 1
East Midlands -2 8 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 332 (44.44%) Windows
2 252 (33.73%) SQL
3 226 (30.25%) Microsoft
4 175 (23.43%) Finance
4 175 (23.43%) Linux
5 161 (21.55%) VMware
6 159 (21.29%) Active Directory
7 151 (20.21%) MS Excel
8 146 (19.54%) SQL Server
9 124 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 120 (16.06%) Oracle
11 118 (15.80%) MS Office
12 108 (14.46%) Cisco
12 108 (14.46%) MS Exchange
13 96 (12.85%) ITIL
14 92 (12.32%) UNIX
14 92 (12.32%) Degree
15 90 (12.05%) TCP/IP
16 88 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 81 (10.84%) Perl
18 78 (10.44%) DNS
19 77 (10.31%) Python
19 77 (10.31%) Firewall
20 73 (9.77%) Windows 7
21 66 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 64 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
23 61 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (8.03%) Java
25 57 (7.63%) LAN
25 57 (7.63%) DHCP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 108 (14.46%) MS Exchange
2 56 (7.50%) IIS
3 55 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 32 (4.28%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (2.95%) Apache
9 19 (2.54%) Lync
10 11 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.34%) CMS
11 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.54%) Site Server
14 4 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.54%) Gentran
14 4 (0.54%) nginx
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 151 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 118 (15.80%) MS Office
3 15 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.40%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (2.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (1.87%) Agresso
5 12 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle AGIS
8 7 (0.94%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (0.94%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.94%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.67%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (1.20%) SaaS
2 7 (0.94%) Office 365
3 5 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.54%) IaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 90 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 78 (10.44%) DNS
3 77 (10.31%) Firewall
4 57 (7.63%) DHCP
4 57 (7.63%) LAN
5 54 (7.23%) SAN
6 50 (6.69%) WAN
7 47 (6.29%) VPN
8 35 (4.69%) Internet
9 27 (3.61%) VoIP
9 27 (3.61%) VLAN
10 21 (2.81%) Wireless
11 20 (2.68%) SMTP
12 15 (2.01%) IMAP
12 15 (2.01%) NAS
13 14 (1.87%) DMZ
14 13 (1.74%) SSH
15 12 (1.61%) FTP
16 10 (1.34%) Wireshark
17 9 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.75%) MySQL
3 26 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.07%) MS Access
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.67%) Informix
12 5 (0.67%) DB2
13 4 (0.54%) DTS
13 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.40%) Maven
3 3 (0.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.27%) Toad
4 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 175 (23.43%) Finance
2 28 (3.75%) Banking
3 24 (3.21%) Front Office
4 23 (3.08%) Back Office
4 23 (3.08%) Retail
5 21 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.14%) Legal
7 10 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.94%) Electronics
9 6 (0.80%) Advertising
9 6 (0.80%) Law
9 6 (0.80%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) French Language
9 6 (0.80%) Billing
10 5 (0.67%) Marketing
10 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.82%) .NET
2 23 (3.08%) XML
3 17 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (1.87%) Web Services
5 13 (1.74%) MAPI
6 11 (1.47%) HTML
7 9 (1.20%) Application Packaging
8 8 (1.07%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.07%) CSS
9 7 (0.94%) EDI
9 7 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.67%) Middleware
11 4 (0.54%) LAMP
11 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.40%) Spring
12 3 (0.40%) XSLT
13 2 (0.27%) libvirt
14 1 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
14 1 (0.13%) Java EE
14 1 (0.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 24 (3.21%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.28%) Derivative
7 16 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.14%) iPhone
8 15 (2.01%) PDA
9 12 (1.61%) Replication
9 12 (1.61%) EqualLogic
10 10 (1.34%) User Experience
10 10 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.20%) Clustering
12 7 (0.94%) Equities
12 7 (0.94%) CCTV
13 6 (0.80%) Eurex
14 5 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 332 (44.44%) Windows
2 175 (23.43%) Linux
3 124 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (12.32%) UNIX
5 73 (9.77%) Windows 7
6 66 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (5.35%) Windows XP
9 28 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 25 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (3.08%) Windows Vista
12 18 (2.41%) Android
13 14 (1.87%) CentOS
14 13 (1.74%) Windows 2000
14 13 (1.74%) Solaris
15 12 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.20%) SUSE
17 9 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (12.85%) ITIL
2 56 (7.50%) Project Management
3 32 (4.28%) CRM
4 26 (3.48%) ERP
5 23 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (2.95%) Service Management
6 22 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (2.81%) Change Management
7 21 (2.81%) Use Case
8 20 (2.68%) Asset Management
9 19 (2.54%) Configuration Management
9 19 (2.54%) Service Delivery
9 19 (2.54%) PRINCE2
10 18 (2.41%) E-Commerce
11 17 (2.28%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (2.14%) Electronic Trading
13 15 (2.01%) Problem Management
13 15 (2.01%) Incident Management
13 15 (2.01%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 252 (33.73%) SQL
2 81 (10.84%) Perl
3 77 (10.31%) Python
4 60 (8.03%) Java
5 40 (5.35%) Bash Shell
6 32 (4.28%) C++
7 31 (4.15%) C
8 30 (4.02%) PHP
9 29 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.01%) C#
12 13 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.47%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.34%) AWK
15 9 (1.20%) sed
16 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.80%) ABAP
17 6 (0.80%) VBA
17 6 (0.80%) Tcl
18 5 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (12.32%) Degree
2 61 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (6.29%) MCSE
4 42 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 27 (3.61%) CCNA
7 16 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.87%) MCSA
9 13 (1.74%) MCITP
10 12 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (1.47%) CCA
12 10 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.34%) ACCA
12 10 (1.34%) CIMA
13 9 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (1.07%) HND
15 7 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.16%) SLA
2 14 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.94%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.94%) DO-254
4 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) QA
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 88 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.28%) vSphere
5 15 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.87%) XenApp
7 12 (1.61%) Firmware
7 12 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.34%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.20%) NFS
9 9 (1.20%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.67%) Samba
12 4 (0.54%) XenServer
12 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 38 (5.09%) SCOM
2 29 (3.88%) SCCM
3 22 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.87%) Puppet
5 9 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.94%) Cacti
6 7 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.94%) Opsview
7 6 (0.80%) nmon
7 6 (0.80%) WSUS
8 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.54%) Nagios
9 4 (0.54%) OpenView
9 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (0.54%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.40%) SCSM
11 2 (0.27%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 226 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 161 (21.55%) VMware
3 120 (16.06%) Oracle
4 108 (14.46%) Cisco
5 44 (5.89%) Citrix
6 40 (5.35%) Symantec
7 37 (4.95%) Red Hat
8 34 (4.55%) HP
9 30 (4.02%) SAP
10 29 (3.88%) Apple
11 23 (3.08%) NetApp
12 16 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 16 (2.14%) Dell
12 16 (2.14%) Veeam
13 15 (2.01%) Reuters
14 13 (1.74%) Draytek
14 13 (1.74%) Business Objects
15 12 (1.61%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.61%) Altiris
16 11 (1.47%) Remedy
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + pension, private medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience +package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Gold Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + package & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
JB Leitch
Salary: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago