The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 341 380 338
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 102 55 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88 51 92
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £30,122
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +24.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,200 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £42,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
East Sussex +10 37 £28,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire 0 15 £28,500 -12.30%
Oxfordshire +19 14 £28,975 +3.48%
Hampshire -18 13 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Surrey 0 10 £29,000 -7.93%
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £27,500 -8.33% 2
West Sussex -15 4 £45,000 +2.27%
Kent - 3 £31,500 - 1
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 90 (46.15%) Windows
2 68 (34.87%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 50 (25.64%) VMware
4 47 (24.10%) Linux
5 44 (22.56%) SQL
6 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
6 36 (18.46%) MS Exchange
7 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
8 31 (15.90%) DNS
8 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
8 31 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (15.38%) Citrix
9 30 (15.38%) Finance
10 29 (14.87%) Degree
11 27 (13.85%) Cisco
12 26 (13.33%) SLA
13 24 (12.31%) .NET
14 23 (11.79%) DHCP
15 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (9.74%) VLAN
16 19 (9.74%) LAMP
16 19 (9.74%) MS Office
16 19 (9.74%) SAP
17 18 (9.23%) VPN
18 17 (8.72%) MS Access
18 17 (8.72%) ITIL
19 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
19 16 (8.21%) WAN
19 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.18%) IIS
4 10 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.51%) Lync
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.54%) Agresso
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.51%) Tridion
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.51%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
2 31 (15.90%) DNS
3 23 (11.79%) DHCP
4 19 (9.74%) VLAN
5 18 (9.23%) VPN
6 16 (8.21%) WAN
7 15 (7.69%) Internet
7 15 (7.69%) FTP
7 15 (7.69%) VoIP
8 14 (7.18%) SSH
8 14 (7.18%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (6.15%) LAN
9 12 (6.15%) Wireshark
10 11 (5.64%) OpenVPN
10 11 (5.64%) DSL
11 8 (4.10%) Firewall
11 8 (4.10%) SAN
12 5 (2.56%) NAS
13 4 (2.05%) Intranet
14 3 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.72%) MS Access
3 14 (7.18%) MySQL
4 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.03%) DTS
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Subversion
1 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (4.62%) Retail
3 7 (3.59%) Back Office
4 4 (2.05%) Billing
5 3 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.54%) Front Office
5 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.31%) .NET
2 19 (9.74%) LAMP
3 4 (2.05%) HTML
4 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.03%) Middleware
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
5 2 (1.03%) jQuery
5 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.51%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.56%) Open Source
4 5 (2.56%) EPoS
4 5 (2.56%) Statistics
5 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.54%) MPEG
6 2 (1.03%) Clustering
6 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) CMDB
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 90 (46.15%) Windows
2 47 (24.10%) Linux
3 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.10%) UNIX
7 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.56%) Debian
9 4 (2.05%) Fedora
9 4 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.54%) Solaris
11 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.03%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (8.72%) ITIL
2 13 (6.67%) Project Management
3 12 (6.15%) CRM
4 11 (5.64%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (5.64%) ERP
5 9 (4.62%) Change Management
6 7 (3.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.08%) Change Control
7 6 (3.08%) Line Management
8 5 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.05%) Service Management
9 4 (2.05%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.05%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.54%) People Management
10 3 (1.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.56%) SQL
2 13 (6.67%) PHP
3 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
4 10 (5.13%) Java
5 9 (4.62%) VB
6 5 (2.56%) C
6 5 (2.56%) Perl
6 5 (2.56%) Python
7 4 (2.05%) Ruby
7 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.05%) VBA
8 3 (1.54%) C#
8 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.87%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.05%) MCITP
5 3 (1.54%) MCP
5 3 (1.54%) MCSE
5 3 (1.54%) MCSA
5 3 (1.54%) CCNA
5 3 (1.54%) ACCA
5 3 (1.54%) CIMA
6 2 (1.03%) MCDST
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
1 31 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.18%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.15%) XenApp
4 11 (5.64%) Postfix
5 6 (3.08%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.54%) vSphere
8 1 (0.51%) vCloud
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.03%) WSUS
2 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) Icinga
3 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Cacti
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.64%) VMware
3 30 (15.38%) Citrix
4 27 (13.85%) Cisco
5 19 (9.74%) SAP
6 12 (6.15%) Polycom
7 10 (5.13%) HP
8 8 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.08%) Oracle
10 5 (2.56%) Retalix
11 4 (2.05%) Sage
11 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.54%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.54%) Dell
12 3 (1.54%) Symantec
13 2 (1.03%) Orchard
13 2 (1.03%) Remedy
13 2 (1.03%) McAfee
13 2 (1.03%) CODA
13 2 (1.03%) NetApp
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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