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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 379 352 366
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 59 90 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 79 72
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Surrey +27 14 £35,500 -5.33% 5
Kent +21 14 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Berkshire -5 10 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Hampshire -3 8 £25,250 -12.93% 1
West Sussex -4 6 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Oxfordshire +13 3 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 93 (58.13%) Windows
2 68 (42.50%) SQL
2 68 (42.50%) SQL Server
3 66 (41.25%) Microsoft
4 56 (35.00%) Linux
5 49 (30.63%) VMware
6 48 (30.00%) Oracle
7 44 (27.50%) MS Excel
7 44 (27.50%) DNS
8 39 (24.38%) Active Directory
9 37 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (21.25%) Cisco
10 34 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 31 (19.38%) DHCP
14 29 (18.13%) MS Exchange
14 29 (18.13%) IIS
14 29 (18.13%) Firewall
15 27 (16.88%) UNIX
15 27 (16.88%) Hyper-V
16 26 (16.25%) Windows XP
17 25 (15.63%) MS Office
17 25 (15.63%) Java
17 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (14.38%) Degree
19 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (13.13%) Blackberry
20 21 (13.13%) SMTP
20 21 (13.13%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (18.13%) MS Exchange
1 29 (18.13%) IIS
2 21 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (8.13%) Lync
5 11 (6.88%) Apache
6 6 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.50%) Site Server
7 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.88%) JBoss
8 3 (1.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) TPMS
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 44 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) Abaqus
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.88%) Agresso
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.25%) assyst
2 2 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) SaaS
1 9 (5.63%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.50%) DNS
2 32 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 31 (19.38%) DHCP
4 29 (18.13%) Firewall
5 21 (13.13%) SMTP
6 20 (12.50%) SAN
7 19 (11.88%) VPN
7 19 (11.88%) VLAN
8 16 (10.00%) IMAP
8 16 (10.00%) Wireless
8 16 (10.00%) DMZ
9 9 (5.63%) NAS
10 7 (4.38%) ADSL
11 6 (3.75%) VoIP
11 6 (3.75%) WAN
11 6 (3.75%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.50%) Internet
12 4 (2.50%) RTP
12 4 (2.50%) ISDN
13 3 (1.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) MySQL
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.75%) Redis
5 5 (3.13%) DB2
6 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.88%) Informix
8 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.13%) Finance
3 6 (3.75%) Legal
4 5 (3.13%) Marketing
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Front Office
6 2 (1.25%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.00%) MAPI
2 12 (7.50%) .NET
3 8 (5.00%) XML
4 7 (4.38%) Regular Expression
4 7 (4.38%) Web Services
5 3 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.25%) Middleware
6 2 (1.25%) HTML
6 2 (1.25%) CSS
6 2 (1.25%) EDI
7 1 (0.63%) Java EE
7 1 (0.63%) CSS3
7 1 (0.63%) JSP
7 1 (0.63%) J2EE
7 1 (0.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.63%) PDA
4 16 (10.00%) iPhone
5 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.88%) Replication
7 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.38%) User Experience
9 6 (3.75%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.88%) Eurex
10 3 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.25%) IVR
11 2 (1.25%) AS400
11 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.25%) Xbox
11 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.63%) CMDB
12 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 93 (58.13%) Windows
2 56 (35.00%) Linux
3 37 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (16.88%) UNIX
6 26 (16.25%) Windows XP
7 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (12.50%) Windows Vista
9 17 (10.63%) Windows 7
10 16 (10.00%) Android
10 16 (10.00%) Windows 8
11 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (5.63%) Mac OS
13 8 (5.00%) Solaris
13 8 (5.00%) CentOS
14 6 (3.75%) SUSE
14 6 (3.75%) AIX
14 6 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000
16 4 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.50%) ITIL
2 16 (10.00%) Project Management
3 12 (7.50%) DevOps
4 11 (6.88%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.63%) Capacity Management
5 9 (5.63%) Software Testing
5 9 (5.63%) Regression Testing
6 8 (5.00%) Service Management
7 7 (4.38%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.38%) Change Management
8 6 (3.75%) Workflow
9 5 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.13%) ITSM
9 5 (3.13%) Workflow Management
9 5 (3.13%) Content Management
9 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.50%) SQL
2 25 (15.63%) Java
3 18 (11.25%) Perl
4 17 (10.63%) C++
5 14 (8.75%) Python
5 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.13%) C
7 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.38%) sed
9 7 (4.38%) C#
9 7 (4.38%) AWK
10 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.88%) Tcl
11 3 (1.88%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Degree
2 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (13.13%) MCSE
4 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.38%) CCNA
7 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.13%) MCITP
9 4 (2.50%) MCTS
9 4 (2.50%) CCVP
9 4 (2.50%) CNE
9 4 (2.50%) Novell Certification
10 3 (1.88%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.88%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.88%) DO-254
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 39 (24.38%) Active Directory
2 33 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (16.88%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.00%) vSphere
5 13 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.50%) NFS
6 4 (2.50%) Firmware
6 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.88%) Samba
8 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (10.63%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.00%) SCCM
2 8 (5.00%) SCOM
3 6 (3.75%) HAProxy
3 6 (3.75%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.50%) WSUS
5 3 (1.88%) nmon
5 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.25%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.25%) SCSM
7 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.63%) Puppet
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 49 (30.63%) VMware
3 48 (30.00%) Oracle
4 34 (21.25%) Cisco
5 19 (11.88%) Apple
6 18 (11.25%) Symantec
7 16 (10.00%) Draytek
8 14 (8.75%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.63%) Veeam
10 8 (5.00%) HP
11 7 (4.38%) NetApp
12 5 (3.13%) IBM
12 5 (3.13%) FrontRange
13 4 (2.50%) McAfee
13 4 (2.50%) Lotus
14 3 (1.88%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.88%) ANSYS
14 3 (1.88%) Akamai
14 3 (1.88%) Sybase
14 3 (1.88%) NYFIX
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