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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 337 368 349
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 105 54 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 92 52 81
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 29 August 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 29 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
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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 +2 36 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Hampshire -17 16 £26,500 -30.26% 3
Berkshire -5 13 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Surrey +1 12 £31,500 +2.43%
Oxfordshire +7 11 £28,975 -6.53%
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £32,500 +32.65% 1
West Sussex +2 7 £31,000 -29.54%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 85 (43.59%) Windows
2 62 (31.79%) Microsoft
3 52 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 49 (25.13%) SQL
5 46 (23.59%) Linux
6 43 (22.05%) VMware
7 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
8 35 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 34 (17.44%) MS Exchange
10 33 (16.92%) Finance
11 30 (15.38%) Citrix
12 29 (14.87%) Degree
13 28 (14.36%) DNS
14 27 (13.85%) .NET
14 27 (13.85%) Active Directory
14 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (12.31%) Cisco
16 22 (11.28%) SLA
17 20 (10.26%) SAP
17 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (9.74%) DHCP
18 19 (9.74%) LAMP
19 18 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (8.72%) Internet
20 17 (8.72%) VoIP
20 17 (8.72%) MS Access
20 17 (8.72%) ITIL
20 17 (8.72%) VLAN
21 16 (8.21%) IIS
21 16 (8.21%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.21%) IIS
3 14 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.05%) Apache
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) Lync
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.56%) SalesLogix
2 4 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.05%) Agresso
3 3 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Tridion
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 28 (14.36%) DNS
3 19 (9.74%) DHCP
4 17 (8.72%) VoIP
4 17 (8.72%) Internet
4 17 (8.72%) VLAN
5 16 (8.21%) WAN
6 15 (7.69%) FTP
6 15 (7.69%) VPN
7 14 (7.18%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (7.18%) SSH
8 12 (6.15%) Wireshark
8 12 (6.15%) LAN
9 11 (5.64%) DSL
9 11 (5.64%) OpenVPN
10 7 (3.59%) SAN
11 6 (3.08%) Firewall
12 5 (2.56%) NAS
13 3 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.72%) MS Access
3 13 (6.67%) MySQL
4 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.03%) DTS
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
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
General
1 33 (16.92%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Retail
3 5 (2.56%) Back Office
4 4 (2.05%) Publishing
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.85%) .NET
2 19 (9.74%) LAMP
3 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.54%) HTML
4 3 (1.54%) Middleware
5 2 (1.03%) jQuery
5 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
6 1 (0.51%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
1 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.56%) Open Source
2 5 (2.56%) EPoS
3 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.54%) Statistics
3 3 (1.54%) Social Media
4 2 (1.03%) Clustering
4 2 (1.03%) MPEG
5 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) CMDB
5 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (43.59%) Windows
2 46 (23.59%) Linux
3 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.21%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.62%) UNIX
8 8 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.56%) Debian
10 5 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.05%) Fedora
11 4 (2.05%) Solaris
12 3 (1.54%) AIX
13 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (8.72%) ITIL
2 15 (7.69%) CRM
3 11 (5.64%) ERP
3 11 (5.64%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (4.62%) Project Management
5 7 (3.59%) Change Management
6 6 (3.08%) Change Control
7 5 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.54%) CAD
9 3 (1.54%) Service Management
9 3 (1.54%) Business Analysis
9 3 (1.54%) Data Analysis
9 3 (1.54%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.54%) Waterfall
9 3 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.03%) Data Migration
10 2 (1.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.13%) SQL
2 11 (5.64%) PHP
2 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.62%) Java
4 8 (4.10%) VB
5 5 (2.56%) Perl
5 5 (2.56%) Python
5 5 (2.56%) C
6 4 (2.05%) C#
6 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.05%) Ruby
6 4 (2.05%) VBA
7 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (14.87%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.54%) CCNA
4 3 (1.54%) MCITP
4 3 (1.54%) ACCA
4 3 (1.54%) CIMA
5 2 (1.03%) MCDST
5 2 (1.03%) MCP
5 2 (1.03%) MCSE
5 2 (1.03%) MCSA
5 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (13.85%) Active Directory
1 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.15%) XenApp
4 11 (5.64%) Postfix
5 5 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) vCloud
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) Cacti
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 62 (31.79%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.05%) VMware
3 30 (15.38%) Citrix
4 24 (12.31%) Cisco
5 20 (10.26%) SAP
6 12 (6.15%) Polycom
7 9 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.10%) HP
9 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.56%) Retalix
10 4 (2.05%) Sage
10 4 (2.05%) Oracle
11 3 (1.54%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.03%) Orchard
12 2 (1.03%) Remedy
12 2 (1.03%) Peregrine
12 2 (1.03%) Apple
12 2 (1.03%) CODA
12 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
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