The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 47 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.04% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £28,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.42% -8.87%
Systems Support
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 533 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.22% 96.56% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 326 448 324
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 £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Leicester

Systems Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Life Science
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) COBOL
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) Clustering
8 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) COBOL
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft