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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 576 555 582
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 307 353 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 274 307 257
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,709
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
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
94522 102668 95291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.51% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 79392 83843 79807
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 27 August 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 +17 114 £40,806 +0.75% 7
South East -15 83 £35,000 +16.66% 8
East of England +28 27 £38,848 +55.39% 4
Yorkshire +3 22 £30,250 -2.41% 1
South West -9 19 £26,250 -11.01% 5
West Midlands -5 15 £24,500 -22.22%
East Midlands -6 15 £27,500 -31.25%
North West +7 12 £45,000 +44.00% 2
North East -9 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 352 (53.17%) Windows
2 229 (34.59%) Microsoft
3 202 (30.51%) SQL
4 199 (30.06%) Active Directory
5 190 (28.70%) Linux
6 184 (27.79%) VMware
7 172 (25.98%) Finance
8 164 (24.77%) SQL Server
9 139 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 115 (17.37%) MS Office
11 112 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 110 (16.62%) MS Excel
13 108 (16.31%) DNS
14 105 (15.86%) ITIL
15 104 (15.71%) MS Exchange
16 101 (15.26%) Firewall
16 101 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 96 (14.50%) UNIX
18 91 (13.75%) Degree
19 86 (12.99%) Oracle
20 85 (12.84%) SAN
21 83 (12.54%) TCP/IP
22 82 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
23 80 (12.08%) Windows 7
24 73 (11.03%) LAN
25 70 (10.57%) IIS
26 68 (10.27%) Citrix
27 67 (10.12%) Perl
28 66 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
29 65 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 104 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 70 (10.57%) IIS
3 65 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (6.95%) SharePoint
5 31 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (4.23%) Apache
6 28 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (3.47%) Lync
7 23 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.91%) Confluence
12 5 (0.76%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.45%) CMS
13 3 (0.45%) Site Server
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.30%) nginx
14 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 115 (17.37%) MS Office
2 110 (16.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.91%) InDesign
5 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.76%) MS Project
6 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.36%) Northgate Housing
5 8 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (1.06%) Agresso
7 4 (0.60%) CODA-Financials
7 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.45%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.45%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.45%) SunGard AvantGard
9 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.29%) Office 365
2 17 (2.57%) SaaS
3 11 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.31%) DNS
2 101 (15.26%) Firewall
3 85 (12.84%) SAN
4 83 (12.54%) TCP/IP
5 73 (11.03%) LAN
6 64 (9.67%) WAN
7 55 (8.31%) DHCP
8 40 (6.04%) VPN
9 38 (5.74%) Wireless
10 24 (3.63%) Internet
11 23 (3.47%) VLAN
12 21 (3.17%) VoIP
13 18 (2.72%) NAS
14 17 (2.57%) iSCSI
15 16 (2.42%) SMTP
16 11 (1.66%) WLAN
17 10 (1.51%) SSL
18 9 (1.36%) LDAP
18 9 (1.36%) Intranet
18 9 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (3.02%) MySQL
5 18 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.11%) Redis
8 12 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.81%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.06%) MS Access
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.91%) Big Data
10 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.76%) Informix
11 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.60%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.06%) JIRA
2 5 (0.76%) Emacs
3 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.15%) MSI
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 172 (25.98%) Finance
2 29 (4.38%) Front Office
3 23 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.32%) Retail
5 17 (2.57%) Banking
6 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.96%) Law
8 8 (1.21%) Legal
8 8 (1.21%) Back Office
8 8 (1.21%) Electronics
8 8 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.21%) Local Government
9 3 (0.45%) Publishing
9 3 (0.45%) French Language
9 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.38%) .NET
2 18 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (1.36%) HTML
4 8 (1.21%) MAPI
5 7 (1.06%) XML
5 7 (1.06%) CSS
6 4 (0.60%) Web Services
6 4 (0.60%) J2EE
6 4 (0.60%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.45%) EDI
7 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) COM
8 2 (0.30%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.30%) LAMP
8 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.30%) WCF
8 2 (0.30%) RESTful
9 1 (0.15%) CSS3
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.63%) Replication
5 24 (3.63%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.47%) Blackberry
7 20 (3.02%) EqualLogic
8 18 (2.72%) Statistics
9 16 (2.42%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.96%) Physics
11 9 (1.36%) PDA
11 9 (1.36%) Eurex
12 8 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.21%) iPhone
13 7 (1.06%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.06%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.06%) Clustering
13 7 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 352 (53.17%) Windows
2 190 (28.70%) Linux
3 139 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (14.50%) UNIX
6 82 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (12.08%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.34%) Windows XP
9 27 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.57%) Windows Vista
12 16 (2.42%) Windows 2000
13 15 (2.27%) Ubuntu
14 14 (2.11%) Solaris
15 13 (1.96%) CentOS
16 11 (1.66%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.66%) Debian
17 10 (1.51%) Android
18 9 (1.36%) Fedora
18 9 (1.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (15.86%) ITIL
2 59 (8.91%) Project Management
3 42 (6.34%) ERP
4 32 (4.83%) Change Management
5 27 (4.08%) CRM
6 23 (3.47%) Asset Management
6 23 (3.47%) DevOps
7 22 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (3.17%) Electronic Trading
9 19 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (2.57%) Validation
10 17 (2.57%) Service Management
10 17 (2.57%) Business Analysis
10 17 (2.57%) Low Latency
11 16 (2.42%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (2.42%) Incident Management
11 16 (2.42%) PRINCE2
12 15 (2.27%) Service Delivery
12 15 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (30.51%) SQL
2 67 (10.12%) Perl
3 62 (9.37%) Java
4 53 (8.01%) Python
5 43 (6.50%) PowerShell
6 35 (5.29%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.87%) C
9 18 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.11%) C++
11 11 (1.66%) VBA
11 11 (1.66%) C#
12 9 (1.36%) Tcl
13 8 (1.21%) VBScript
14 7 (1.06%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.06%) PHP
14 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.76%) VB
16 4 (0.60%) sed
16 4 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 91 (13.75%) Degree
2 66 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (7.85%) MCSE
4 30 (4.53%) CCNA
4 30 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (3.78%) MCSA
6 24 (3.63%) MCITP
7 23 (3.47%) MCP
8 21 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.81%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.66%) CCNP
12 7 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.76%) CCA
13 5 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.60%) RHCE
15 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.30%) MCDST
15 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.14%) SLA
2 11 (1.66%) QA
3 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 199 (30.06%) Active Directory
2 112 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.04%) vSphere
5 39 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.72%) XenApp
7 10 (1.51%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.36%) Firmware
9 6 (0.91%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.76%) NFS
10 5 (0.76%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.45%) KVM
12 2 (0.30%) iptables
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 44 (6.65%) SCCM
2 43 (6.50%) SCOM
3 18 (2.72%) SCVMM
4 17 (2.57%) Backup Exec
5 16 (2.42%) Tivoli
6 15 (2.27%) HAProxy
7 7 (1.06%) WSUS
7 7 (1.06%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.76%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.60%) Nagios
10 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.30%) Cacti
10 2 (0.30%) Puppet
10 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.30%) Opsview
11 1 (0.15%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.15%) SCSM
11 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 229 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 184 (27.79%) VMware
3 86 (12.99%) Oracle
4 68 (10.27%) Citrix
5 55 (8.31%) Cisco
6 33 (4.98%) Red Hat
7 28 (4.23%) IBM
8 22 (3.32%) HP
9 21 (3.17%) ServiceNow
10 19 (2.87%) Symantec
11 18 (2.72%) Apple
11 18 (2.72%) Veeam
12 17 (2.57%) SAP
13 15 (2.27%) Bloomberg
14 14 (2.11%) Nimble Storage
15 13 (1.96%) Reuters
15 13 (1.96%) Avaya
16 12 (1.81%) NetApp
17 11 (1.66%) Adobe
17 11 (1.66%) Northgate
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