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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 364 346 382
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 79 102 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 90 52
Average salary £35,000 £28,975 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.79% -8.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,574 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+11.91% -1.63%
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +31 27 £36,750 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +15 14 £37,500 +16.27%
Hampshire +19 9 £31,500 +18.86% 2
Oxfordshire +2 9 £33,000 +13.89%
Kent - 7 £35,000 -
East Sussex -17 4 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Middlesex - 4 £38,750 -
West Sussex -18 3 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 100 (69.93%) Windows
2 75 (52.45%) Microsoft
3 62 (43.36%) Active Directory
4 56 (39.16%) SQL Server
5 53 (37.06%) DNS
6 51 (35.66%) Linux
7 50 (34.97%) VMware
8 42 (29.37%) Firewall
9 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (26.57%) Hyper-V
10 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (25.87%) MS Excel
11 36 (25.17%) ITIL
12 35 (24.48%) IIS
12 35 (24.48%) SQL
13 30 (20.98%) SAN
14 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (17.48%) MS Office
15 25 (17.48%) VPN
16 24 (16.78%) LAN
16 24 (16.78%) WAN
16 24 (16.78%) MS Exchange
16 24 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (16.78%) VMware ESXi
17 23 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (16.08%) TCP/IP
18 22 (15.38%) Citrix
19 21 (14.69%) SCCM
20 20 (13.99%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 35 (24.48%) IIS
2 24 (16.78%) MS Exchange
3 23 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (12.59%) Lync
5 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.69%) Apache
6 10 (6.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.50%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.50%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.40%) Site Server
10 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.70%) CMS
11 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (25.87%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.70%) Maximo
2 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Office 365
2 14 (9.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.06%) DNS
2 42 (29.37%) Firewall
3 30 (20.98%) SAN
4 25 (17.48%) VPN
5 24 (16.78%) LAN
5 24 (16.78%) WAN
6 23 (16.08%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.59%) DHCP
8 17 (11.89%) iSCSI
9 13 (9.09%) VLAN
10 11 (7.69%) Wireless
10 11 (7.69%) Internet
10 11 (7.69%) VoIP
11 10 (6.99%) NAS
12 9 (6.29%) SMTP
13 8 (5.59%) IMAP
14 7 (4.90%) DMZ
15 5 (3.50%) SSL
15 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (2.80%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (39.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) Redis
3 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.50%) MySQL
6 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Informix
7 1 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) DB2
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.50%) Local Government
4 3 (2.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.40%) Front Office
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) MAPI
2 6 (4.20%) .NET
3 4 (2.80%) XML
3 4 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.40%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.40%) HTML
4 2 (1.40%) CSS
4 2 (1.40%) LAMP
5 1 (0.70%) Ajax
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) CSS3
5 1 (0.70%) JSP
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Blackberry
1 14 (9.79%) EqualLogic
2 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.99%) Replication
4 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.59%) PDA
6 7 (4.90%) iPhone
7 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.10%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.10%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.40%) Clustering
9 2 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.70%) Eurex
10 1 (0.70%) Xbox
10 1 (0.70%) Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Equities
10 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 100 (69.93%) Windows
2 51 (35.66%) Linux
3 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.39%) UNIX
8 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.29%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.29%) Windows Vista
9 8 (5.59%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.90%) Android
10 7 (4.90%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.50%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.10%) CentOS
12 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.10%) Debian
12 3 (2.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.17%) ITIL
2 18 (12.59%) Project Management
3 15 (10.49%) Capacity Management
4 14 (9.79%) DevOps
5 12 (8.39%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 10 (6.99%) Service Management
8 9 (6.29%) ERP
9 8 (5.59%) Change Management
10 7 (4.90%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.90%) Information Security
11 5 (3.50%) ITSM
11 5 (3.50%) Workflow
11 5 (3.50%) Workflow Management
11 5 (3.50%) Analytics
12 4 (2.80%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.80%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.80%) Time Management
13 3 (2.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 19 (13.29%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (4.20%) C
4 6 (4.20%) C#
4 6 (4.20%) C++
4 6 (4.20%) Perl
5 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (2.10%) AWK
7 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.10%) sed
8 1 (0.70%) Tcl
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.29%) MCSE
3 18 (12.59%) MCITP
4 11 (7.69%) Degree
4 11 (7.69%) MCSA
4 11 (7.69%) MCP
5 5 (3.50%) CCNA
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 62 (43.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (26.57%) Hyper-V
3 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (16.78%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.99%) vSphere
6 9 (6.29%) XenApp
7 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.80%) Firmware
9 3 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.40%) NFS
11 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (14.69%) SCCM
2 20 (13.99%) SCOM
3 14 (9.79%) SCVMM
3 14 (9.79%) HAProxy
3 14 (9.79%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.40%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.70%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 75 (52.45%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.97%) VMware
3 22 (15.38%) Citrix
4 19 (13.29%) Cisco
5 18 (12.59%) Oracle
6 14 (9.79%) Nimble Storage
7 12 (8.39%) Apple
8 8 (5.59%) Veeam
8 8 (5.59%) Avaya
9 7 (4.90%) Symantec
9 7 (4.90%) Draytek
10 6 (4.20%) HP
11 5 (3.50%) Lotus
11 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.50%) FrontRange
12 4 (2.80%) Meraki
13 3 (2.10%) EMC
13 3 (2.10%) CommVault
14 2 (1.40%) NetApp
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