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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 126 136 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
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
2257 2152 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 92.64% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1696 1537
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) SLA
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) CODA
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Billing
6 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) IaaS

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
1 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (12.50%) Change Control
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) CODA
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com