The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 74 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.39% 0.91% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.95% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 528 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.59% 96.53% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 642 448 543
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Somerset

Systems Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Bath - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Support
South West

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) WMI
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) PBX
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (52.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) PBX
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DASS2
1 1 (5.88%) DPNSS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Nortel
2 1 (5.88%) Siemens