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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 631 603 585
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 318 355 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 269 287 356
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,200 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,568 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +5.22%
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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -13 144 £43,750 +5.42% 7
South East +5 52 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East of England +15 47 £26,500 -19.69%
Yorkshire +30 22 £30,000 -13.04%
South West -6 18 £27,500 -23.61% 2
East Midlands +12 15 £32,705 -6.55% 2
West Midlands -28 11 £23,500 -37.33% 3
North West +19 8 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 217 (36.72%) Windows
2 190 (32.15%) SQL
3 154 (26.06%) Active Directory
4 151 (25.55%) Microsoft
5 139 (23.52%) Windows Server
6 135 (22.84%) Linux
7 115 (19.46%) VMware
8 111 (18.78%) Finance
9 107 (18.10%) SQL Server
10 94 (15.91%) MS Office
11 91 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
12 86 (14.55%) Firewall
13 84 (14.21%) Cisco
14 79 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (13.20%) MS Excel
16 72 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (11.68%) DNS
17 69 (11.68%) MS Exchange
18 68 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
19 65 (11.00%) DHCP
20 64 (10.83%) Degree
21 63 (10.66%) Windows 7
22 61 (10.32%) VPN
23 58 (9.81%) TCP/IP
24 55 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
25 53 (8.97%) Hyper-V
25 53 (8.97%) ITIL
25 53 (8.97%) VLAN
26 48 (8.12%) Red Hat
27 46 (7.78%) Oracle

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 69 (11.68%) MS Exchange
2 55 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (3.21%) IIS
9 13 (2.20%) Apache
9 13 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.35%) CMS
11 7 (1.18%) JBoss
11 7 (1.18%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.85%) Confluence
14 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.34%) Documentum
16 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (15.91%) MS Office
2 78 (13.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.51%) Revit
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.17%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.68%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.51%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.34%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.34%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.34%) arcHouse
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.34%) Line 500
5 2 (0.34%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.34%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.57%) Office 365
2 19 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.18%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.51%) IaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Route 53
6 3 (0.51%) SaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Datadog
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.55%) Firewall
2 69 (11.68%) DNS
3 65 (11.00%) DHCP
4 61 (10.32%) VPN
5 58 (9.81%) TCP/IP
6 53 (8.97%) VLAN
7 39 (6.60%) LAN
7 39 (6.60%) SAN
8 36 (6.09%) WAN
9 32 (5.41%) SMTP
10 24 (4.06%) Internet
11 21 (3.55%) DMZ
11 21 (3.55%) IMAP
11 21 (3.55%) Wireless
12 19 (3.21%) NAS
13 17 (2.88%) BGP
13 17 (2.88%) OSPF
14 16 (2.71%) EIGRP
14 16 (2.71%) IPv4
15 15 (2.54%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.03%) MySQL
4 11 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.68%) Big Data
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (0.34%) DTS
11 2 (0.34%) EDMS
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.18%) JIRA
3 6 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.68%) Subversion
5 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 111 (18.78%) Finance
2 30 (5.08%) Marketing
3 27 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.06%) Banking
5 16 (2.71%) Billing
5 16 (2.71%) Legal
5 16 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.54%) Advertising
7 14 (2.37%) Law
8 13 (2.20%) Back Office
9 11 (1.86%) Retail
10 8 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.68%) Front Office
12 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.68%) Publishing
13 3 (0.51%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.11%) .NET
2 41 (6.94%) HTML
3 30 (5.08%) LAMP
4 21 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
4 21 (3.55%) MAPI
5 20 (3.38%) CSS
6 18 (3.05%) XML
7 12 (2.03%) Web Services
8 10 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.52%) Flash
10 8 (1.35%) Classic ASP
10 8 (1.35%) EDI
11 6 (1.02%) 802.1X
12 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
12 5 (0.85%) XSL
12 5 (0.85%) XSLT
13 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.68%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.68%) jQuery
13 4 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.77%) AS400
3 28 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.89%) Replication
6 21 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.55%) iPhone
6 21 (3.55%) PDA
7 19 (3.21%) iSeries
8 10 (1.69%) Equities
9 8 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.18%) Eurex
10 7 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.85%) Clustering
12 5 (0.85%) Statistics
13 4 (0.68%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 217 (36.72%) Windows
2 139 (23.52%) Windows Server
3 135 (22.84%) Linux
4 79 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (10.66%) Windows 7
7 46 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (7.61%) Unix
9 43 (7.28%) CentOS
10 39 (6.60%) Windows 8
11 33 (5.58%) Ubuntu
11 33 (5.58%) Windows XP
12 23 (3.89%) Windows 10
13 22 (3.72%) Android
13 22 (3.72%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.86%) Solaris
15 10 (1.69%) Debian
16 9 (1.52%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.52%) SUSE
17 7 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (8.97%) ITIL
2 39 (6.60%) CRM
3 35 (5.92%) ERP
4 34 (5.75%) Change Management
5 23 (3.89%) Incident Management
6 21 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (3.38%) High Availability
8 19 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (3.21%) Service Management
9 17 (2.88%) Migration
9 17 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (2.71%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.37%) Campaign Management
12 14 (2.37%) Risk Management
13 13 (2.20%) Change Control
13 13 (2.20%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.20%) Logistics
14 12 (2.03%) Asset Management
14 12 (2.03%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 190 (32.15%) SQL
2 35 (5.92%) Java
3 34 (5.75%) Python
4 33 (5.58%) RPG
5 29 (4.91%) Bash Shell
6 27 (4.57%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.23%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.38%) C#
9 19 (3.21%) Perl
9 19 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.88%) R
11 13 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.03%) C++
12 12 (2.03%) VB
13 10 (1.69%) C
14 9 (1.52%) PHP
14 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.35%) Ruby
15 8 (1.35%) VBA
16 7 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (10.83%) Degree
2 30 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.21%) MCSE
5 16 (2.71%) CCNP
6 15 (2.54%) CCSE
6 15 (2.54%) CCSP
7 13 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.52%) MCSA
10 8 (1.35%) CCNA
11 6 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.85%) CFA
12 5 (0.85%) MBA
12 5 (0.85%) MCITP
12 5 (0.85%) PhD
12 5 (0.85%) VCP5
13 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.51%) MCP
14 2 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.06%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) QA
3 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) GxP
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (26.06%) Active Directory
2 72 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.54%) NFS
5 12 (2.03%) vSphere
6 11 (1.86%) Xen
7 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.52%) XenApp
9 8 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.18%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.51%) Firmware
12 3 (0.51%) vCloud
12 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (5.92%) SCCM
2 25 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.54%) SCOM
4 14 (2.37%) Nagios
5 9 (1.52%) Puppet
5 9 (1.52%) WSUS
6 5 (0.85%) Cacti
6 5 (0.85%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.68%) Ansible
7 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.51%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.51%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.34%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 151 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 115 (19.46%) VMware
3 84 (14.21%) Cisco
4 48 (8.12%) Red Hat
5 46 (7.78%) Oracle
6 43 (7.28%) Citrix
7 33 (5.58%) Apple
8 21 (3.55%) Draytek
9 20 (3.38%) HP
10 18 (3.05%) Palo Alto
10 18 (3.05%) Veeam
11 17 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 15 (2.54%) Google
13 14 (2.37%) Bloomberg
13 14 (2.37%) Juniper
14 12 (2.03%) IBM
15 11 (1.86%) Dell
16 10 (1.69%) Sun
17 9 (1.52%) EMC
17 9 (1.52%) SAP
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Metaskil Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £25 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To 23k (depends on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Metaskil
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City, London
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Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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