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 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 203 194 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 24 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 22
Average salary £29,500 £25,250 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.83% -5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,580
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £35,975
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 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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 29 August 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 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
(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
Devon - 6 £20,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 5 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Bristol -5 5 £42,500 +84.78%
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset -5 2 £27,750 -14.61%
Somerset -23 2 £32,500 +3.17%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (57.81%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.56%) SLA
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (26.56%) MS Office
4 17 (26.56%) VMware
5 16 (25.00%) ITIL
5 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
7 14 (21.88%) SCOM
7 14 (21.88%) Citrix
8 13 (20.31%) Firewall
8 13 (20.31%) SCCM
9 12 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (18.75%) WSUS
10 11 (17.19%) Backup Exec
10 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
10 11 (17.19%) DNS
11 10 (15.63%) ERP
11 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
11 10 (15.63%) Oracle
11 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.06%) Bomgar
12 9 (14.06%) Degree
12 9 (14.06%) IIS
12 9 (14.06%) Linux
12 9 (14.06%) DHCP
12 9 (14.06%) CommVault

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) IIS
3 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.81%) Apache
5 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Office
2 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.13%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 9 (14.06%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) Internet
5 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
8 1 (1.56%) TETRA
8 1 (1.56%) NGN
8 1 (1.56%) Broadband
8 1 (1.56%) PBX
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) 3G
8 1 (1.56%) DASS2
8 1 (1.56%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.81%) Wiki
3 4 (6.25%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.06%) Linux
7 8 (12.50%) UNIX
8 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) ERP
3 9 (14.06%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps
6 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.81%) E-business
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) Document Management
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.13%) Network Design
10 1 (1.56%) Network Planning
10 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.56%) Project Management
10 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) Python
2 5 (7.81%) C++
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 3 (4.69%) C
5 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) CCNA
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.38%) MCP
4 4 (6.25%) MCSE
4 4 (6.25%) CCA
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.25%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) XenServer
4 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCOM
2 13 (20.31%) SCCM
3 12 (18.75%) WSUS
4 11 (17.19%) Backup Exec
5 9 (14.06%) Nagios
6 4 (6.25%) WMI
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 14 (21.88%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 9 (14.06%) CommVault
5 9 (14.06%) Bomgar
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 6 (9.38%) Cisco
8 5 (7.81%) Zend
9 4 (6.25%) Dell
10 2 (3.13%) Sage
11 1 (1.56%) Splunk
11 1 (1.56%) Nortel
11 1 (1.56%) Siemens
11 1 (1.56%) Sun
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