The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 510 502 498
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 116 130 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 110 114 113
Average salary £40,806 £40,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +18.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,287 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -1.63%
Systems Support
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in London

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in London

Systems Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
City of London -13 14 £42,500 -15.00%
Brentford - 4 £35,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £55,000 -
Hammersmith -1 1 £32,000 -14.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 131 (48.88%) Windows
2 126 (47.01%) Finance
3 90 (33.58%) SQL
4 84 (31.34%) Active Directory
5 78 (29.10%) Microsoft
6 76 (28.36%) Linux
7 74 (27.61%) VMware
8 64 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (22.01%) MS Office
10 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
11 51 (19.03%) UNIX
11 51 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (18.66%) Degree
13 48 (17.91%) Perl
13 48 (17.91%) MS Exchange
13 48 (17.91%) Windows 7
14 46 (17.16%) Python
15 44 (16.42%) ITIL
16 40 (14.93%) MS Excel
17 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (13.43%) Oracle
19 33 (12.31%) LAN
19 33 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 32 (11.94%) TCP/IP
20 32 (11.94%) Java
21 31 (11.57%) Computer Science
22 30 (11.19%) WAN
22 30 (11.19%) DNS
23 29 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
24 28 (10.45%) Firewall

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 48 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 18 (6.72%) IIS
5 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.73%) Apache
8 9 (3.36%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.24%) Confluence
11 5 (1.87%) Lync
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.75%) CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.37%) Documentum
14 1 (0.37%) Gentran
Applications
1 59 (22.01%) MS Office
2 40 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.24%) InDesign
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 3 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.36%) Northgate Housing
3 7 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.49%) Agresso
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.75%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.37%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.31%) LAN
2 32 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 30 (11.19%) WAN
3 30 (11.19%) DNS
4 28 (10.45%) Firewall
5 23 (8.58%) DHCP
6 21 (7.84%) SAN
7 12 (4.48%) VPN
8 9 (3.36%) Wireless
9 8 (2.99%) IP Telephony
9 8 (2.99%) Intranet
10 7 (2.61%) VoIP
10 7 (2.61%) LDAP
11 6 (2.24%) SMTP
12 5 (1.87%) WLAN
12 5 (1.87%) Internet
12 5 (1.87%) SSL
12 5 (1.87%) NAS
13 4 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.73%) MySQL
4 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.87%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.12%) Informix
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.12%) Big Data
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) QlikView
10 1 (0.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.37%) EDMS
10 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (2.61%) JIRA
2 5 (1.87%) Emacs
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 126 (47.01%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Front Office
3 17 (6.34%) Banking
4 10 (3.73%) Retail
5 9 (3.36%) Law
6 7 (2.61%) Legal
7 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Publishing
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.12%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.75%) French Language
10 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.72%) .NET
2 16 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.24%) HTML
4 3 (1.12%) J2EE
4 3 (1.12%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.75%) WCF
5 2 (0.75%) RESTful
6 1 (0.37%) EDI
6 1 (0.37%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.58%) Hedge funds
3 22 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.72%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.22%) Mathematics
6 13 (4.85%) Physics
7 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.99%) Statistics
8 8 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.61%) Eurex
10 6 (2.24%) SWIFT
10 6 (2.24%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.87%) Replication
12 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.49%) EqualLogic
13 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.12%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 131 (48.88%) Windows
2 76 (28.36%) Linux
3 64 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (19.03%) UNIX
5 48 (17.91%) Windows 7
6 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.73%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.36%) Solaris
10 9 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.99%) CentOS
12 7 (2.61%) SUSE
12 7 (2.61%) Debian
12 7 (2.61%) Fedora
12 7 (2.61%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.24%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.75%) AIX
16 1 (0.37%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.42%) ITIL
2 27 (10.07%) Project Management
3 19 (7.09%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (6.72%) CRM
5 17 (6.34%) Validation
6 16 (5.97%) Low Latency
7 13 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.73%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.36%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.36%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.99%) Change Management
10 8 (2.99%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (2.99%) DevOps
11 7 (2.61%) Time Management
12 6 (2.24%) Open Source
12 6 (2.24%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.24%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.87%) Change Control
13 5 (1.87%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.58%) SQL
2 48 (17.91%) Perl
3 46 (17.16%) Python
4 32 (11.94%) Java
5 18 (6.72%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.61%) Tcl
8 7 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.24%) C
9 6 (2.24%) PHP
9 6 (2.24%) C++
10 5 (1.87%) VBA
10 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.87%) VBScript
11 4 (1.49%) C#
12 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) Korn
13 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 50 (18.66%) Degree
2 24 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.72%) MCSE
4 14 (5.22%) MCSA
4 14 (5.22%) CCNA
4 14 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.36%) MCP
6 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.61%) MCITP
7 5 (1.87%) CCA
7 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.12%) CCNP
8 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.75%) MCDST
10 1 (0.37%) CFA
10 1 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.34%) SLA
2 8 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) EMIR
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 51 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.36%) vSphere
4 9 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.24%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.24%) XenApp
6 4 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.12%) NFS
8 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) qmail
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.37%) Squid
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) SCCM
2 6 (2.24%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.87%) WSUS
4 4 (1.49%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.49%) SCOM
4 4 (1.49%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 74 (27.61%) VMware
3 36 (13.43%) Oracle
4 27 (10.07%) Citrix
5 25 (9.33%) Cisco
6 23 (8.58%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.22%) Bloomberg
8 12 (4.48%) Reuters
9 11 (4.10%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.73%) Northgate
10 10 (3.73%) IBM
11 9 (3.36%) Adobe
12 8 (2.99%) Sun
12 8 (2.99%) Sophos
12 8 (2.99%) Mitel
12 8 (2.99%) Capita
13 7 (2.61%) Patsystems
13 7 (2.61%) GL TRADE
13 7 (2.61%) Symantec
13 7 (2.61%) NYFIX
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