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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 155 156 175
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £33,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 - £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,635 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.49% +5.45%
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
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

Systems Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 2 £23,500 -
Glasgow -6 1 £32,500 -
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Charles River
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (28.57%) Statistics
2 4 (28.57%) QlikView
2 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) People Management
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hi Portfolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) QlikView
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
1 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
1 4 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
1 4 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Charles River
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft