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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 563 521 593
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 353 416 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 284 353 255
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,568 £30,000 £27,756
% change year-on-year
+5.22% +8.08%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 164 £42,500 +16.43% 21
South East -10 72 £30,000 -14.28% 6
East of England +40 46 £33,000 +10.00% 3
South West -27 26 £36,000 +45.45% 2
West Midlands -22 20 £33,000 -5.71% 4
North West +13 16 £26,500 -20.89% 4
Yorkshire -5 7 £34,000 +126.66% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 329 (45.95%) Windows
2 230 (32.12%) SQL
3 228 (31.84%) Microsoft
4 182 (25.42%) Finance
5 168 (23.46%) Linux
6 163 (22.77%) Active Directory
7 153 (21.37%) SQL Server
7 153 (21.37%) VMware
8 140 (19.55%) MS Excel
9 127 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 113 (15.78%) MS Exchange
11 112 (15.64%) MS Office
12 110 (15.36%) Oracle
13 102 (14.25%) Cisco
14 96 (13.41%) UNIX
15 93 (12.99%) ITIL
16 85 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 83 (11.59%) TCP/IP
17 83 (11.59%) Firewall
18 81 (11.31%) DNS
19 80 (11.17%) Degree
20 77 (10.75%) Windows 7
21 76 (10.61%) Perl
22 75 (10.47%) Python
23 74 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
24 72 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
25 66 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (8.52%) Java
27 58 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
28 57 (7.96%) Project Management

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 113 (15.78%) MS Exchange
2 58 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (7.54%) IIS
4 34 (4.75%) SharePoint
5 33 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 32 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (3.35%) Lync
9 22 (3.07%) Apache
10 14 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.54%) CMS
11 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.56%) Site Server
13 4 (0.56%) Gentran
13 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.56%) nginx
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 140 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 112 (15.64%) MS Office
3 14 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle AGIS
7 9 (1.26%) Agresso
8 7 (0.98%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.98%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.98%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.70%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.42%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.40%) SaaS
3 9 (1.26%) Office 365
4 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Yammer
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 83 (11.59%) TCP/IP
1 83 (11.59%) Firewall
2 81 (11.31%) DNS
3 55 (7.68%) LAN
3 55 (7.68%) SAN
4 54 (7.54%) DHCP
5 47 (6.56%) WAN
6 44 (6.15%) VPN
7 28 (3.91%) Internet
8 26 (3.63%) Wireless
8 26 (3.63%) VLAN
9 21 (2.93%) SMTP
10 18 (2.51%) VoIP
11 16 (2.23%) NAS
12 15 (2.09%) IMAP
12 15 (2.09%) DMZ
13 10 (1.40%) FTP
13 10 (1.40%) HTTP
14 9 (1.26%) WLAN
14 9 (1.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.21%) MySQL
5 17 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.98%) Informix
10 7 (0.98%) MS Access
11 6 (0.84%) DB2
11 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.28%) Subversion
4 2 (0.28%) Maven
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Emacs
5 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 182 (25.42%) Finance
2 29 (4.05%) Banking
3 28 (3.91%) Front Office
4 20 (2.79%) Back Office
5 19 (2.65%) Retail
6 18 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.51%) Legal
7 10 (1.40%) Electronics
7 10 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.98%) Law
10 6 (0.84%) Advertising
10 6 (0.84%) French Language
11 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.70%) Games
11 5 (0.70%) Billing
11 5 (0.70%) Marketing
12 4 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.45%) .NET
2 21 (2.93%) XML
3 20 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (2.09%) MAPI
5 13 (1.82%) Web Services
6 10 (1.40%) Application Packaging
6 10 (1.40%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.12%) HTML
8 7 (0.98%) EDI
9 5 (0.70%) CSS
9 5 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.56%) Middleware
11 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.28%) XSLT
11 2 (0.28%) Spring
12 1 (0.14%) COM
12 1 (0.14%) LAMP
12 1 (0.14%) Java EE
12 1 (0.14%) MDX
12 1 (0.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.33%) Blackberry
5 22 (3.07%) Hedge funds
6 20 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (2.51%) iPhone
8 17 (2.37%) PDA
9 16 (2.23%) Derivative
10 15 (2.09%) Replication
11 11 (1.54%) EqualLogic
12 10 (1.40%) User Experience
12 10 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.26%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.12%) Clustering
14 8 (1.12%) Eurex
15 7 (0.98%) Equities
16 6 (0.84%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 329 (45.95%) Windows
2 168 (23.46%) Linux
3 127 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (13.41%) UNIX
5 77 (10.75%) Windows 7
6 74 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (6.56%) Windows XP
9 30 (4.19%) Windows 8
10 26 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (3.49%) Windows Vista
12 17 (2.37%) Android
13 16 (2.23%) Windows 2000
14 15 (2.09%) CentOS
15 14 (1.96%) Ubuntu
16 13 (1.82%) Solaris
17 11 (1.54%) AIX
17 11 (1.54%) SUSE
18 10 (1.40%) Debian
18 10 (1.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (12.99%) ITIL
2 57 (7.96%) Project Management
3 26 (3.63%) CRM
4 25 (3.49%) Use Case
5 23 (3.21%) Electronic Trading
6 22 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (3.07%) Change Management
7 21 (2.93%) Service Management
8 18 (2.51%) ERP
8 18 (2.51%) Asset Management
9 17 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (2.37%) Low Latency
10 16 (2.23%) DevOps
10 16 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (2.23%) Configuration Management
10 16 (2.23%) E-Commerce
10 16 (2.23%) PRINCE2
11 15 (2.09%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.09%) Regression Testing
11 15 (2.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (32.12%) SQL
2 76 (10.61%) Perl
3 75 (10.47%) Python
4 61 (8.52%) Java
5 35 (4.89%) C
6 34 (4.75%) C++
7 30 (4.19%) Bash Shell
8 28 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.93%) PHP
11 15 (2.09%) C#
12 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.54%) AWK
13 10 (1.40%) sed
14 9 (1.26%) JavaScript
15 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.12%) Tcl
16 7 (0.98%) VBA
17 6 (0.84%) ABAP
18 4 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 80 (11.17%) Degree
2 66 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (7.26%) MCSE
4 43 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (4.33%) CCNA
6 29 (4.05%) Security Cleared
7 19 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.37%) MCSA
9 16 (2.23%) MCITP
10 14 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.68%) CCA
12 11 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.40%) ACCA
13 10 (1.40%) CIMA
14 9 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (1.12%) HND
15 8 (1.12%) CCNP
16 7 (0.98%) MCP
16 7 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.28%) SLA
2 12 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.98%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.98%) DO-254
5 4 (0.56%) QA
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 163 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 85 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.07%) vSphere
5 15 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.26%) XenApp
7 9 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.12%) Firmware
9 7 (0.98%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.98%) NFS
10 5 (0.70%) Samba
11 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.42%) XenServer
12 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 40 (5.59%) SCOM
2 32 (4.47%) SCCM
3 22 (3.07%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.26%) Puppet
5 6 (0.84%) Opsview
5 6 (0.84%) WSUS
5 6 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.84%) Cacti
6 5 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.70%) nmon
7 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.42%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.42%) SCSM
8 3 (0.42%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.42%) Nagios
8 3 (0.42%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.42%) OpenView
9 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 228 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 153 (21.37%) VMware
3 110 (15.36%) Oracle
4 102 (14.25%) Cisco
5 39 (5.45%) Symantec
6 38 (5.31%) Citrix
7 37 (5.17%) HP
8 32 (4.47%) Red Hat
9 30 (4.19%) SAP
10 29 (4.05%) Apple
11 19 (2.65%) NetApp
12 17 (2.37%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.09%) Dell
13 15 (2.09%) Draytek
13 15 (2.09%) Veeam
14 14 (1.96%) Reuters
15 13 (1.82%) Fidessa
15 13 (1.82%) GL TRADE
15 13 (1.82%) Altiris
16 12 (1.68%) IBM
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus car
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £28,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 36000 and 42000 plus overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago