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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 533 571 518
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 380 312 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 338 267 339
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +9.16%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +28 147 £45,750 +22.00% 13
South East +24 93 £31,500 -17.64% 15
South West +19 49 £28,500 +2.70% 7
Yorkshire -33 29 £33,750 +16.37%
East of England -27 23 £25,000 -23.07% 2
East Midlands +10 15 £27,500 -54.16% 2
West Midlands -31 15 £30,500 - 3
North West -38 4 £33,750 -3.57% 5
North East -19 3 £20,000 -51.80% 2
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 357 (45.77%) Windows
2 267 (34.23%) SQL
3 253 (32.44%) Microsoft
4 184 (23.59%) Linux
5 182 (23.33%) VMware
6 167 (21.41%) MS Excel
7 163 (20.90%) Active Directory
8 155 (19.87%) Finance
9 153 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 140 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 115 (14.74%) MS Office
11 115 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 113 (14.49%) Degree
13 105 (13.46%) Oracle
14 101 (12.95%) MS Exchange
15 100 (12.82%) Citrix
16 97 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 94 (12.05%) TCP/IP
18 91 (11.67%) DNS
19 90 (11.54%) UNIX
20 87 (11.15%) Cisco
21 86 (11.03%) ITIL
22 68 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (8.08%) Project Management
24 59 (7.56%) DHCP
25 56 (7.18%) Java
26 55 (7.05%) IIS
26 55 (7.05%) SLA
26 55 (7.05%) SAN
26 55 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 101 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.05%) IIS
3 47 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (4.87%) Apache
5 32 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.46%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (2.56%) Node.js
9 16 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.15%) JBoss
11 9 (1.15%) Lync
12 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.64%) WorkSite
15 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.38%) Documentum
16 3 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 167 (21.41%) MS Excel
2 115 (14.74%) MS Office
3 13 (1.67%) SPSS
4 7 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.13%) FreeHand
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (2.05%) Agresso
4 15 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 12 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (1.03%) ResourceLink
10 7 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.64%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.64%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (0.51%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.69%) SaaS
2 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.90%) Office 365
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.13%) Taleo
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 91 (11.67%) DNS
3 59 (7.56%) DHCP
4 55 (7.05%) SAN
5 54 (6.92%) VPN
6 52 (6.67%) Firewall
7 47 (6.03%) LAN
8 44 (5.64%) FTP
9 42 (5.38%) WAN
9 42 (5.38%) Internet
10 36 (4.62%) VLAN
11 31 (3.97%) HTTP
11 31 (3.97%) VoIP
12 26 (3.33%) SSH
13 21 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (2.18%) Intranet
15 14 (1.79%) Wireshark
16 13 (1.67%) OpenVPN
16 13 (1.67%) DSL
17 12 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (4.87%) MySQL
4 24 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (2.05%) MS Access
9 10 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.51%) Essbase
13 4 (0.51%) QlikView
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
14 3 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (1.67%) Toad
2 9 (1.15%) Subversion
3 7 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.77%) JUnit
5 5 (0.64%) JIRA
6 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.13%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) Hudson
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 155 (19.87%) Finance
2 27 (3.46%) Retail
3 25 (3.21%) Aerospace
3 25 (3.21%) Front Office
4 21 (2.69%) Back Office
4 21 (2.69%) Legal
5 20 (2.56%) Banking
6 17 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.54%) Law
8 10 (1.28%) Billing
9 9 (1.15%) Publishing
9 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.90%) Games
11 6 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.77%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.51%) Marketing
13 4 (0.51%) French Language
14 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.38%) .NET
2 31 (3.97%) XML
3 21 (2.69%) LAMP
3 21 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
4 19 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (2.18%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.79%) Web Services
7 10 (1.28%) HTML
8 9 (1.15%) CSS
8 9 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.03%) Spring
9 8 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (0.90%) Software Packaging
10 7 (0.90%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.77%) GWT
11 6 (0.77%) Ajax
11 6 (0.77%) Java EE
12 5 (0.64%) Middleware
13 4 (0.51%) XSLT
14 2 (0.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 15 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.79%) E-Learning
7 12 (1.54%) Wiki
7 12 (1.54%) Open Source
8 10 (1.28%) Statistics
9 9 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.15%) Replication
9 9 (1.15%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.77%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.77%) CMDB
11 6 (0.77%) User Experience
12 5 (0.64%) EPoS
12 5 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 357 (45.77%) Windows
2 184 (23.59%) Linux
3 153 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 90 (11.54%) UNIX
6 53 (6.79%) Windows 7
7 44 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.92%) Solaris
12 12 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.03%) Android
15 6 (0.77%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.77%) CentOS
15 6 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.77%) Debian
16 5 (0.64%) HPUX
16 5 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (11.03%) ITIL
2 63 (8.08%) Project Management
3 50 (6.41%) ERP
4 45 (5.77%) CRM
5 39 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (4.49%) Service Delivery
7 24 (3.08%) Asset Management
7 24 (3.08%) Mentoring
8 22 (2.82%) Change Control
8 22 (2.82%) Workflow
8 22 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 22 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (2.69%) Release Management
10 19 (2.44%) Problem Management
10 19 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (2.31%) Coaching
11 18 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (2.18%) Change Management
13 16 (2.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (34.23%) SQL
2 56 (7.18%) Java
3 44 (5.64%) Python
4 38 (4.87%) PHP
5 36 (4.62%) Perl
6 33 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 25 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.56%) C
10 18 (2.31%) C++
11 17 (2.18%) VB
12 12 (1.54%) C#
13 11 (1.41%) VBA
14 9 (1.15%) JavaScript
15 7 (0.90%) Ruby
16 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.51%) XPath
19 3 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 113 (14.49%) Degree
2 44 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.59%) MCSE
4 25 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (2.31%) CCNA
6 18 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.67%) MCSA
7 13 (1.67%) MCP
8 12 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (1.41%) MCITP
10 10 (1.28%) CCA
11 8 (1.03%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.90%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.64%) HND
13 5 (0.64%) ACCA
13 5 (0.64%) CIMA
14 4 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.05%) SLA
2 13 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 163 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 115 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.85%) XenApp
5 17 (2.18%) vSphere
6 13 (1.67%) Postfix
6 13 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (1.28%) VMware Server
7 10 (1.28%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.03%) Xen
10 6 (0.77%) Firmware
10 6 (0.77%) NFS
11 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.64%) KVM
12 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.38%) vCloud
14 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 21 (2.69%) Nagios
3 17 (2.18%) WSUS
3 17 (2.18%) SCCM
4 15 (1.92%) SCOM
5 13 (1.67%) Puppet
6 10 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.51%) Opsview
10 4 (0.51%) DameWare
11 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.38%) Cacti
12 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.26%) WMI
12 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 253 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 182 (23.33%) VMware
3 105 (13.46%) Oracle
4 100 (12.82%) Citrix
5 87 (11.15%) Cisco
6 34 (4.36%) Red Hat
7 31 (3.97%) Symantec
8 28 (3.59%) SAP
9 26 (3.33%) HP
10 21 (2.69%) NetApp
11 20 (2.56%) F5
12 18 (2.31%) Northgate
13 15 (1.92%) Sun
14 14 (1.79%) Mitel
14 14 (1.79%) Capita
14 14 (1.79%) Polycom
15 13 (1.67%) Apple
15 13 (1.67%) Sybase
16 12 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.41%) Dell
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