The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 85 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.95% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,465
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £23,900 £28,637
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £34,293
UK excluding London average salary £33,287 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -1.63%
Systems Support
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1234 1050 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.86% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 950 963
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in South Wales

Systems Support
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cardiff -6 8 £37,000 +12.12%
Newport - 4 £35,000 -
Systems Support
Wales

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (29.41%) Mojolicious
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Advertising
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Ingres
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) Mojolicious
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) AS400
1 2 (11.76%) iSeries
1 2 (11.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) OS/400
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Capita