The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 - 158 135
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.24% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 11
Average salary - £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -8.66%
Systems Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CIPD
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint