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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 193 209 194
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 32 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.21% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 21
Average salary £25,000 £27,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% -7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £43,350
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,878 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -11.14%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Devon -1 10 £19,400 -6.73% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £25,000 - 2
Somerset +1 8 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Dorset -2 1 £70,000 +156.88%
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
4 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (36.92%) SQL
5 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (35.38%) ITIL
7 22 (33.85%) SLA
8 20 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (29.23%) SCOM
10 18 (27.69%) SCCM
11 17 (26.15%) Problem Management
11 17 (26.15%) Bomgar
11 17 (26.15%) ERP
11 17 (26.15%) WSUS
11 17 (26.15%) Backup Exec
12 15 (23.08%) Oracle
13 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.54%) MS Office
13 14 (21.54%) CommVault
13 14 (21.54%) Nagios
13 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
14 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle ERP
16 11 (16.92%) Digital Media
16 11 (16.92%) VMware
16 11 (16.92%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) Internet
4 7 (10.77%) Network Security
5 4 (6.15%) LAN
5 4 (6.15%) LDAP
5 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 4 (6.15%) VoIP
5 4 (6.15%) DHCP
6 3 (4.62%) VPN
6 3 (4.62%) DASS2
6 3 (4.62%) DPNSS
6 3 (4.62%) PBX
6 3 (4.62%) ISDN
6 3 (4.62%) TETRA
7 1 (1.54%) IPv4
7 1 (1.54%) IPv6
7 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.54%) HTTP
7 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Firmware
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Xbox
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000
5 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) Problem Management
2 17 (26.15%) ERP
3 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.62%) Workflow
7 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.54%) Scrum
7 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
2 5 (7.69%) MCITP
3 4 (6.15%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (6.15%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) CCA
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) AAT
4 1 (1.54%) ACCA
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.15%) XenApp
3 4 (6.15%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) XenServer
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) SCOM
2 18 (27.69%) SCCM
3 17 (26.15%) WSUS
3 17 (26.15%) Backup Exec
4 14 (21.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Bomgar
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle
4 14 (21.54%) CommVault
5 11 (16.92%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) Nortel
7 3 (4.62%) Siemens
7 3 (4.62%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Facebook
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Google
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