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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 510 536 540
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 361 348 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 273 291 323
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,200 £27,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -11.29%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -21 138 £37,500 -3.84% 21
South East +26 106 £30,500 -4.68% 9
East of England +3 40 £30,000 +9.09% 7
North West -5 21 £21,500 -33.84%
West Midlands -12 17 £25,000 -5.66% 1
South West -33 17 £30,250 +21.00% 3
Yorkshire -18 12 £27,500 +5.76% 2
East Midlands +18 10 £44,000 +60.00% 1
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 323 (44.13%) Windows
2 247 (33.74%) SQL
3 222 (30.33%) Microsoft
4 165 (22.54%) VMware
5 159 (21.72%) Linux
6 156 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 147 (20.08%) Finance
8 145 (19.81%) SQL Server
9 138 (18.85%) MS Excel
10 125 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (15.03%) MS Exchange
12 109 (14.89%) Oracle
13 104 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (13.80%) MS Office
15 96 (13.11%) Degree
16 93 (12.70%) Cisco
17 83 (11.34%) ITIL
18 82 (11.20%) UNIX
19 77 (10.52%) TCP/IP
20 75 (10.25%) DNS
21 72 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 71 (9.70%) Windows 7
23 66 (9.02%) Firewall
24 61 (8.33%) Java
25 60 (8.20%) SLA
26 59 (8.06%) Citrix
27 55 (7.51%) Python
27 55 (7.51%) Perl
28 52 (7.10%) DHCP
28 52 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 110 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (5.74%) IIS
4 26 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.46%) Apache
8 15 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.05%) Lync
9 14 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.50%) CMS
12 10 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.37%) JBoss
13 6 (0.82%) Node.js
14 5 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.55%) Documentum
15 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 138 (18.85%) MS Excel
2 101 (13.80%) MS Office
3 12 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.96%) SPSS
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.14%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (2.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.05%) Agresso
3 14 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (1.50%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.50%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.37%) Oracle AGIS
5 10 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.96%) ResourceLink
7 7 (0.96%) SAP FI-AP
7 7 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.68%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.46%) SaaS
2 10 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.55%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) Taleo
5 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (10.52%) TCP/IP
2 75 (10.25%) DNS
3 66 (9.02%) Firewall
4 52 (7.10%) DHCP
5 49 (6.69%) SAN
5 49 (6.69%) LAN
6 47 (6.42%) WAN
7 43 (5.87%) VPN
8 38 (5.19%) Internet
9 35 (4.78%) VLAN
10 28 (3.83%) VoIP
11 24 (3.28%) FTP
12 15 (2.05%) SMTP
12 15 (2.05%) SSH
13 14 (1.91%) Wireless
13 14 (1.91%) Intranet
14 12 (1.64%) HTTP
15 11 (1.50%) Wireshark
15 11 (1.50%) NetScaler
16 10 (1.37%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.96%) MySQL
4 27 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (1.91%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.82%) MS Access
12 4 (0.55%) Hyperion Smart View
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.55%) Essbase
12 4 (0.55%) DTS
13 3 (0.41%) EDMS
13 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Toad
1 7 (0.96%) Jenkins
1 7 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (0.68%) JUnit
2 5 (0.68%) Subversion
3 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.41%) Maven
4 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.27%) JIRA
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 147 (20.08%) Finance
2 29 (3.96%) Retail
3 25 (3.42%) Front Office
4 24 (3.28%) Banking
5 22 (3.01%) Back Office
6 19 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.05%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.50%) Legal
9 10 (1.37%) Billing
10 8 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.96%) Law
11 7 (0.96%) Games
12 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.82%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) French Language
13 4 (0.55%) Marketing
13 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.41%) Advertising
14 3 (0.41%) Publishing
15 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.92%) .NET
2 35 (4.78%) XML
3 16 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (2.19%) Web Services
4 10 (1.37%) HTML
5 8 (1.09%) Spring
5 8 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (1.09%) CSS
5 8 (1.09%) MAPI
5 8 (1.09%) Middleware
6 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.96%) LAMP
7 6 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.82%) Java EE
8 5 (0.68%) EDI
8 5 (0.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.68%) Ajax
8 5 (0.68%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.68%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.91%) Hedge funds
5 14 (1.91%) Derivative
6 11 (1.50%) User Experience
7 10 (1.37%) iPhone
7 10 (1.37%) Statistics
7 10 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.23%) Replication
8 9 (1.23%) PDA
8 9 (1.23%) Wiki
9 8 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.09%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.96%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.96%) Equities
10 7 (0.96%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 323 (44.13%) Windows
2 159 (21.72%) Linux
3 125 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (11.20%) UNIX
5 72 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (9.70%) Windows 7
7 48 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (4.64%) Windows XP
9 31 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 25 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (1.64%) CentOS
11 12 (1.64%) Android
12 11 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.37%) AIX
13 10 (1.37%) Solaris
13 10 (1.37%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (11.34%) ITIL
2 47 (6.42%) Project Management
3 35 (4.78%) ERP
4 30 (4.10%) CRM
5 26 (3.55%) Service Delivery
6 25 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (3.01%) Asset Management
7 22 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (2.87%) Configuration Management
8 21 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (2.60%) E-Commerce
9 19 (2.60%) Migration
9 19 (2.60%) Incident Management
9 19 (2.60%) Mentoring
10 18 (2.46%) Change Management
11 17 (2.32%) Workflow
12 16 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (2.05%) PRINCE2
13 15 (2.05%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (2.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (33.74%) SQL
2 61 (8.33%) Java
3 55 (7.51%) Python
3 55 (7.51%) Perl
4 38 (5.19%) PHP
5 32 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 31 (4.23%) C++
7 28 (3.83%) Bash Shell
8 20 (2.73%) C
9 19 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.32%) C#
11 15 (2.05%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.23%) VB
13 8 (1.09%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.96%) ABAP
15 6 (0.82%) AWK
16 5 (0.68%) VBA
16 5 (0.68%) sed
17 3 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (13.11%) Degree
2 52 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.78%) MCSE
3 35 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (2.60%) CCNA
6 19 (2.60%) CCA
7 15 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.37%) MCITP
10 10 (1.37%) CIMA
10 10 (1.37%) ACCA
11 9 (1.23%) MCSA
11 9 (1.23%) HND
12 7 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.82%) MCTS
13 6 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.20%) SLA
2 14 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.09%) QA
5 7 (0.96%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.96%) DO-254
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 104 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.46%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.46%) XenApp
5 14 (1.91%) Firmware
6 12 (1.64%) vSphere
6 12 (1.64%) VMware Server
7 11 (1.50%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.23%) NFS
8 9 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.09%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.68%) Samba
11 5 (0.68%) Postfix
12 4 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.55%) XenServer
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (4.23%) SCCM
2 29 (3.96%) Backup Exec
2 29 (3.96%) SCOM
3 13 (1.78%) Puppet
4 12 (1.64%) WSUS
4 12 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.96%) Nagios
5 7 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.96%) Opsview
6 6 (0.82%) nmon
7 5 (0.68%) Cacti
7 5 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.55%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.55%) OpenView
9 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.41%) SCSM
10 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 222 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 165 (22.54%) VMware
3 109 (14.89%) Oracle
4 93 (12.70%) Cisco
5 59 (8.06%) Citrix
6 43 (5.87%) Red Hat
7 37 (5.05%) SAP
8 34 (4.64%) Symantec
9 30 (4.10%) HP
10 24 (3.28%) NetApp
11 21 (2.87%) Apple
12 20 (2.73%) Dell
13 14 (1.91%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.64%) Veeam
15 11 (1.50%) IBM
15 11 (1.50%) Sun
15 11 (1.50%) F5
16 10 (1.37%) Mitel
17 9 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.23%) Reuters
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + attractive package (15% pension, m
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
JM
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £31,735 - £37,275 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
JM
Salary: £28305 - £34965 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Homeaway
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago