The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 173 161 154
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 7 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £14,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.37% -47.27%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -8.66%
Systems Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3244 3121 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.04% 96.18% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2441 2439
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) C
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) SSL
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) MGCP
3 2 (10.53%) H.323
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) S/MIME
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) CCVP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Postini