The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 201 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 36 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.098% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.10% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 23
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,100 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £34,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-17.98% +15.83%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Systems Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Gloucestershire +9 10 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Bristol 0 8 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Devon - 7 £20,500 - 3
Somerset -10 5 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £43,750 - 2
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (27.54%) MS Office
5 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (23.19%) Firewall
7 15 (21.74%) VMware
7 15 (21.74%) SLA
8 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (18.84%) Degree
9 13 (18.84%) Citrix
9 13 (18.84%) ERP
9 13 (18.84%) ITIL
9 13 (18.84%) Linux
9 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.94%) CCNA
10 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
10 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (15.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (14.49%) Aerospace
11 10 (14.49%) Backup Exec
12 9 (13.04%) Cisco
12 9 (13.04%) Oracle
13 8 (11.59%) MySQL
13 8 (11.59%) Apache
13 8 (11.59%) CommVault
13 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
13 8 (11.59%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (11.59%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Office
2 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.90%) SalesLogix
2 2 (2.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) NetScaler
3 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
5 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) TETRA
7 1 (1.45%) NGN
7 1 (1.45%) Broadband
7 1 (1.45%) PBX
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) 3G
7 1 (1.45%) DASS2
7 1 (1.45%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 7 (10.14%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.49%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) French Language
4 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Wiki
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.84%) Linux
5 11 (15.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.25%) UNIX
8 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ERP
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
2 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
2 8 (11.59%) Document Management
2 8 (11.59%) E-business
2 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (11.59%) DevOps
3 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.90%) Revenue Management
4 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
4 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.90%) Migration
4 2 (2.90%) Network Design
5 1 (1.45%) Network Planning
5 1 (1.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.45%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Python
2 7 (10.14%) C++
3 5 (7.25%) C
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) CCNA
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) VCP5
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.45%) CIPD
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Backup Exec
2 8 (11.59%) Nagios
2 8 (11.59%) WSUS
2 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) WMI
4 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) Citrix
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco
5 8 (11.59%) CommVault
5 8 (11.59%) Zend
5 8 (11.59%) Bomgar
6 4 (5.80%) Splunk
7 3 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) Sage
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Nortel
9 1 (1.45%) Siemens
Somerset
South Somerset DC
Salary: From £28,127 to £31,160 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago