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 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 330 365 342
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 108 62 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 82 49 86
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -8.66%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hampshire +12 41 £35,000 -4.76% 7
Berkshire +20 21 £30,500 -22.78%
Surrey -2 18 £31,500 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £37,000 +54.16% 1
Kent -1 7 £22,500 -4.25%
East Sussex -2 7 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 5 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 104 (50.00%) Windows
2 93 (44.71%) Microsoft
3 70 (33.65%) VMware
4 62 (29.81%) MS Excel
5 52 (25.00%) Linux
5 52 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 48 (23.08%) DNS
6 48 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 46 (22.12%) Cisco
8 45 (21.63%) Degree
9 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
10 41 (19.71%) MS Exchange
11 39 (18.75%) SQL
12 38 (18.27%) DHCP
13 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (16.35%) MS Office
14 34 (16.35%) Citrix
15 28 (13.46%) VPN
16 27 (12.98%) VoIP
16 27 (12.98%) SLA
16 27 (12.98%) VLAN
17 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.54%) Project Management
18 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (11.54%) Windows 7
19 23 (11.06%) Oracle
20 22 (10.58%) IIS
20 22 (10.58%) WAN
20 22 (10.58%) Finance
21 21 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.58%) IIS
3 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.40%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.92%) Lync
6 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (29.81%) MS Excel
2 34 (16.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Agresso
1 7 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 48 (23.08%) DNS
3 38 (18.27%) DHCP
4 28 (13.46%) VPN
5 27 (12.98%) VoIP
5 27 (12.98%) VLAN
6 22 (10.58%) WAN
7 19 (9.13%) FTP
8 17 (8.17%) Internet
8 17 (8.17%) SSH
9 16 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (6.73%) Wireshark
10 14 (6.73%) Firewall
10 14 (6.73%) LAN
11 13 (6.25%) DSL
11 13 (6.25%) OpenVPN
12 10 (4.81%) SMTP
13 9 (4.33%) SAN
14 7 (3.37%) IMAP
15 6 (2.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.62%) MySQL
3 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.40%) MS Access
6 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (10.58%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.37%) Back Office
4 6 (2.88%) Legal
5 4 (1.92%) Front Office
6 3 (1.44%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) LAMP
2 12 (5.77%) .NET
3 6 (2.88%) XML
4 5 (2.40%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.40%) MAPI
5 4 (1.92%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.92%) HTML
5 4 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.37%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.37%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.88%) PDA
5 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.40%) iPhone
7 4 (1.92%) Statistics
7 4 (1.92%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) MPEG
9 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.48%) Open Source
10 1 (0.48%) PMI
10 1 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 104 (50.00%) Windows
2 52 (25.00%) Linux
3 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 21 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.17%) Windows 8
6 16 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 13 (6.25%) UNIX
8 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.37%) Windows Vista
9 7 (3.37%) Android
10 6 (2.88%) AIX
11 4 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.92%) CentOS
11 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.44%) Solaris
13 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.48%) Debian
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.54%) Project Management
2 17 (8.17%) ERP
3 13 (6.25%) ITIL
4 10 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.85%) Logistics
5 8 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 8 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (3.37%) Change Control
6 7 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (3.37%) Content Management
6 7 (3.37%) Change Management
6 7 (3.37%) Service Management
6 7 (3.37%) Validation
7 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.40%) Software Testing
8 5 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.75%) SQL
2 19 (9.13%) PHP
3 18 (8.65%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.25%) Java
5 12 (5.77%) Perl
6 9 (4.33%) C++
7 8 (3.85%) Python
8 7 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.88%) C
10 5 (2.40%) C#
10 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.92%) sed
11 4 (1.92%) AWK
12 3 (1.44%) VB
12 3 (1.44%) VBA
13 2 (0.96%) VBScript
13 2 (0.96%) UniBasic
14 1 (0.48%) Korn
14 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (21.63%) Degree
2 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.17%) MCSE
4 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) Chartered Engineer
6 7 (3.37%) CCNA
7 6 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.88%) MCITP
8 5 (2.40%) MCTS
8 5 (2.40%) MCP
9 4 (1.92%) CNE
9 4 (1.92%) Novell Certification
9 4 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.92%) CCVP
10 3 (1.44%) ACCA
10 3 (1.44%) CIMA
10 3 (1.44%) MCSA
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.98%) SLA
2 10 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.37%) DO-178B
3 7 (3.37%) DO-254
System Software
1 48 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.17%) XenApp
5 13 (6.25%) Postfix
6 9 (4.33%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (3.37%) Firmware
9 4 (1.92%) NFS
9 4 (1.92%) Samba
10 3 (1.44%) vSphere
11 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.40%) SCOM
5 4 (1.92%) nmon
5 4 (1.92%) SCCM
6 3 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.44%) SCSM
6 3 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.44%) WSUS
7 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 93 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 70 (33.65%) VMware
3 46 (22.12%) Cisco
4 34 (16.35%) Citrix
5 23 (11.06%) Oracle
6 14 (6.73%) Polycom
7 13 (6.25%) NetApp
8 12 (5.77%) Symantec
9 9 (4.33%) Veeam
9 9 (4.33%) HP
10 8 (3.85%) SAP
11 7 (3.37%) Cognizant
12 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.88%) Apple
12 6 (2.88%) Draytek
12 6 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.40%) Lotus
14 4 (1.92%) Sage
14 4 (1.92%) Dell
14 4 (1.92%) IBM
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + 10% bonus + pension contribution
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum pro rata
Posted: 26 days ago