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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 525 534 554
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 358 347 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 279 292 269
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,958
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £27,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +15 146 £40,000 - 21
South East -2 95 £29,600 -15.42% 7
East of England +29 47 £30,000 +9.09% 5
South West -32 22 £33,818 +35.27%
West Midlands -20 18 £37,500 +31.38%
North West -9 13 £20,000 -55.55% 1
Yorkshire -12 10 £26,500 -5.35% 3
East Midlands +27 7 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 321 (42.35%) Windows
2 258 (34.04%) SQL
3 227 (29.95%) Microsoft
4 175 (23.09%) Linux
5 163 (21.50%) Finance
6 162 (21.37%) VMware
7 159 (20.98%) Active Directory
8 157 (20.71%) SQL Server
9 142 (18.73%) MS Excel
10 127 (16.75%) Oracle
11 121 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 107 (14.12%) MS Office
13 104 (13.72%) MS Exchange
14 100 (13.19%) Cisco
15 99 (13.06%) Degree
16 96 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (12.27%) UNIX
18 91 (12.01%) ITIL
19 75 (9.89%) TCP/IP
20 73 (9.63%) Windows 7
21 72 (9.50%) Firewall
22 70 (9.23%) DNS
22 70 (9.23%) Perl
23 69 (9.10%) Python
24 66 (8.71%) Java
25 63 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
26 57 (7.52%) Citrix
26 57 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
27 56 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
28 53 (6.99%) SLA

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (13.72%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (5.94%) IIS
4 31 (4.09%) SharePoint
5 29 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.90%) Apache
8 20 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.24%) Lync
10 14 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.32%) CMS
12 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.79%) JBoss
14 6 (0.79%) Node.js
15 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.53%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.53%) nginx
15 4 (0.53%) Gentran
Applications
1 142 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 107 (14.12%) MS Office
3 12 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.79%) SPSS
6 3 (0.40%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.13%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (2.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (2.11%) Agresso
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle AGIS
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (1.06%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.06%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.92%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.66%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 5 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.37%) SaaS
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) IaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 72 (9.50%) Firewall
3 70 (9.23%) DNS
4 52 (6.86%) LAN
5 51 (6.73%) DHCP
5 51 (6.73%) SAN
6 47 (6.20%) VPN
6 47 (6.20%) WAN
7 40 (5.28%) Internet
8 26 (3.43%) VLAN
9 25 (3.30%) VoIP
10 20 (2.64%) FTP
11 17 (2.24%) SMTP
12 15 (1.98%) Wireless
13 14 (1.85%) Intranet
14 12 (1.58%) SSH
14 12 (1.58%) HTTP
14 12 (1.58%) IMAP
15 11 (1.45%) NetScaler
15 11 (1.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.09%) MySQL
4 29 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.92%) MS Access
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.66%) DB2
13 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.53%) DTS
14 4 (0.53%) Informix
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.79%) Toad
2 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.66%) Subversion
4 3 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.40%) Maven
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 163 (21.50%) Finance
2 26 (3.43%) Banking
2 26 (3.43%) Retail
3 25 (3.30%) Back Office
4 24 (3.17%) Front Office
5 22 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.85%) Legal
7 13 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.32%) Billing
8 10 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.92%) Games
10 6 (0.79%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) French Language
11 5 (0.66%) Marketing
11 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.66%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.53%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.01%) .NET
2 27 (3.56%) XML
3 16 (2.11%) Web Services
3 16 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (1.58%) HTML
5 10 (1.32%) MAPI
6 9 (1.19%) Application Packaging
7 8 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (1.06%) Middleware
7 8 (1.06%) Regular Expression
8 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.92%) CSS
8 7 (0.92%) EDI
9 6 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.53%) LAMP
10 4 (0.53%) Spring
10 4 (0.53%) XSLT
11 2 (0.26%) Java EE
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 27 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.51%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.11%) Derivative
7 13 (1.72%) iPhone
8 12 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.45%) User Experience
9 11 (1.45%) PDA
10 10 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.06%) Statistics
12 8 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.06%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.92%) Replication
14 6 (0.79%) E-Learning
14 6 (0.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 321 (42.35%) Windows
2 175 (23.09%) Linux
3 121 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (12.27%) UNIX
5 73 (9.63%) Windows 7
6 63 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 30 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (3.83%) Windows 8
11 18 (2.37%) Windows Vista
12 15 (1.98%) Android
13 13 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.58%) Solaris
14 12 (1.58%) CentOS
15 11 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.45%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.19%) Windows 2000
17 8 (1.06%) AIX
18 7 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (12.01%) ITIL
2 50 (6.60%) Project Management
3 35 (4.62%) CRM
4 30 (3.96%) ERP
5 25 (3.30%) Configuration Management
5 25 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (3.30%) Service Delivery
6 22 (2.90%) Asset Management
7 20 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (2.51%) Change Management
8 19 (2.51%) Service Management
9 18 (2.37%) Incident Management
9 18 (2.37%) Use Case
10 17 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (2.24%) PRINCE2
10 17 (2.24%) E-Commerce
10 17 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (2.24%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (2.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 258 (34.04%) SQL
2 70 (9.23%) Perl
3 69 (9.10%) Python
4 66 (8.71%) Java
5 34 (4.49%) PHP
6 33 (4.35%) C++
6 33 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 32 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 29 (3.83%) C
9 18 (2.37%) C#
9 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.19%) AWK
13 8 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.06%) VB
13 8 (1.06%) sed
14 7 (0.92%) ABAP
15 6 (0.79%) VBA
16 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (13.06%) Degree
2 56 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (5.15%) MCSE
5 31 (4.09%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.17%) CCNA
7 17 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.85%) CCA
8 14 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (1.72%) MCITP
10 12 (1.58%) MCSA
11 11 (1.45%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.32%) CIMA
12 10 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (1.32%) ACCA
13 8 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.06%) HND
14 7 (0.92%) VCP4
14 7 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.99%) SLA
2 14 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.92%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.92%) DO-254
3 7 (0.92%) QA
4 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 96 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.51%) XenApp
5 17 (2.24%) vSphere
6 14 (1.85%) Firmware
7 13 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.19%) NFS
9 9 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.19%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.66%) Samba
12 4 (0.53%) XenServer
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (4.62%) SCOM
2 30 (3.96%) SCCM
3 25 (3.30%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.24%) Puppet
5 12 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.32%) WSUS
7 8 (1.06%) Opsview
8 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.92%) Nagios
9 6 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.79%) Cacti
9 6 (0.79%) nmon
10 4 (0.53%) OpenView
10 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.53%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.40%) SCSM
11 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.26%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 227 (29.95%) Microsoft
2 162 (21.37%) VMware
3 127 (16.75%) Oracle
4 100 (13.19%) Cisco
5 57 (7.52%) Citrix
6 46 (6.07%) Red Hat
7 38 (5.01%) Symantec
8 33 (4.35%) HP
9 31 (4.09%) SAP
10 25 (3.30%) Apple
11 21 (2.77%) Dell
11 21 (2.77%) NetApp
12 16 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.98%) Veeam
14 12 (1.58%) Business Objects
15 11 (1.45%) F5
15 11 (1.45%) Draytek
15 11 (1.45%) IBM
15 11 (1.45%) Remedy
15 11 (1.45%) Reuters
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24k per year + 27,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience +package (15% pension, ho
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago