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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 124 129 155
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 20 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.82%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
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
1962 2043 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.60% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1584 2096
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 4 March 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 4 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead -10 13 £30,000 +26.31%
Rickmansworth - 5 £21,500 -
Watford +6 2 £31,500 +28.57%
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 6 (26.09%) Dell
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (26.09%) CCTV
5 6 (26.09%) Cacti
5 6 (26.09%) EqualLogic
5 6 (26.09%) Opsview
6 5 (21.74%) MCITP
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
7 4 (17.39%) Adobe
7 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) MCSA
7 4 (17.39%) Streaming Music
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) UNIX
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) WAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) CCTV
1 6 (26.09%) EqualLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Streaming Music
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
2 2 (8.70%) ERP
2 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCITP
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Cacti
1 6 (26.09%) Opsview
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Dell
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) Adobe
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.35%) IBM