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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 132 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,574 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+11.91% -1.63%
Systems Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 Reading

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Site Server
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Site Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft