The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 145 148 143
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.077% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.080% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Systems Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2485 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 95.25% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2063 1699
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Rickmansworth - 6 £45,000 -
Watford - 2 £26,250 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 £45,000 +125.00%
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) UNIX
7 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Symantec
9 6 (16.67%) SAN
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) Opsview
10 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.89%) Cacti
10 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) EqualLogic
10 5 (13.89%) CCTV
10 5 (13.89%) Streaming Music
10 5 (13.89%) Dell
10 5 (13.89%) Adobe
10 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
10 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (13.89%) VMware
11 4 (11.11%) IBM
11 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maximo
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CCTV
1 5 (13.89%) Streaming Music
1 5 (13.89%) EqualLogic
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) iSeries
3 2 (5.56%) LPAR
3 2 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) UNIX
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
2 3 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) iptables
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Cacti
1 5 (13.89%) Opsview
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Symantec
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 5 (13.89%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) HP