The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 198 188 204
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 26 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 13
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,710 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £35,950
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5883 4957 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4887 4278 4749
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Support
England

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 July 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 July 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
Somerset -16 10 £30,000 +6.19% 1
Devon - 6 £20,650 - 2
Dorset -8 4 £27,750 +23.33%
Bristol -7 3 £42,500 +84.78%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £26,500 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (27.42%) SLA
5 16 (25.81%) ITIL
6 15 (24.19%) VMware
7 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.58%) SCOM
7 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.97%) SCCM
8 13 (20.97%) Citrix
9 12 (19.35%) MS Office
9 12 (19.35%) Oracle
9 12 (19.35%) WSUS
9 12 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (17.74%) DNS
11 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 10 (16.13%) IIS
11 10 (16.13%) ERP
11 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.13%) Firewall
12 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
12 9 (14.52%) Nagios
12 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
12 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (14.52%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (14.52%) CommVault
12 9 (14.52%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (16.13%) IIS
1 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.23%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) Firewall
3 9 (14.52%) DHCP
4 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.68%) Internet
6 4 (6.45%) LAN
6 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.61%) TETRA
9 1 (1.61%) NGN
9 1 (1.61%) Wireless
9 1 (1.61%) DASS2
9 1 (1.61%) DPNSS
9 1 (1.61%) 3G
9 1 (1.61%) Broadband
9 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.61%) HTTP
9 1 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (14.52%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Wiki
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Xbox
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
5 8 (12.90%) UNIX
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) ERP
3 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.45%) E-business
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.45%) Document Management
5 4 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Scrum
7 2 (3.23%) Network Design
7 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Python
3 3 (4.84%) C
3 3 (4.84%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.68%) CCNA
1 6 (9.68%) MCP
2 4 (6.45%) CCA
2 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCSE
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
4 3 (4.84%) XenServer
4 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) SCOM
2 13 (20.97%) SCCM
3 12 (19.35%) WSUS
4 9 (14.52%) Nagios
4 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.45%) WMI
6 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Citrix
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle
5 9 (14.52%) CommVault
5 9 (14.52%) Bomgar
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Cisco
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
8 4 (6.45%) Zend
9 2 (3.23%) Sage
10 1 (1.61%) Facebook
10 1 (1.61%) Google
10 1 (1.61%) Siemens
10 1 (1.61%) Nortel
10 1 (1.61%) Sun
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