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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 220 195 205
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 20 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.60% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 12
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,400 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £34,400 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Wiltshire +11 10 £33,750 -
Somerset +4 3 £36,000 +50.00%
Bristol -6 3 £31,000 -2.36% 2
Devon -5 2 £28,500 +46.90% 1
Cornwall -8 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Gloucestershire -11 1 £31,635 +26.54%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
4 18 (29.03%) MS Office
5 17 (27.42%) ITIL
6 16 (25.81%) VMware
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
9 12 (19.35%) Citrix
9 12 (19.35%) ERP
10 11 (17.74%) Aerospace
10 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco
12 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.52%) Oracle
12 9 (14.52%) Back Office
12 9 (14.52%) Firewall
13 8 (12.90%) ISA Server
13 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
13 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (12.90%) Linux
14 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
14 7 (11.29%) CSS
14 7 (11.29%) Internet
14 7 (11.29%) SCOM
14 7 (11.29%) Degree
15 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) DASS2
3 4 (6.45%) DPNSS
3 4 (6.45%) TETRA
3 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.45%) DHCP
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) PBX
3 4 (6.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Xcelsius
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (17.74%) Aerospace
2 9 (14.52%) Back Office
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Games
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Wiki
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) ERP
3 6 (9.68%) Process Management
3 6 (9.68%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Document Management
5 4 (6.45%) Workflow
5 4 (6.45%) E-business
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.84%) Revenue Management
7 2 (3.23%) ETL
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Python
2 4 (6.45%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.84%) C
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (8.06%) CCNA
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) VCP4
5 1 (1.61%) VCP5
5 1 (1.61%) AAT
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.61%) DO-254
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) ISA Server
5 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.45%) XenServer
6 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) HP SIM
2 4 (6.45%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) VMware
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) Citrix
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle
6 5 (8.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.45%) Nortel
7 4 (6.45%) Siemens
7 4 (6.45%) Zend
7 4 (6.45%) Splunk
7 4 (6.45%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.84%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 4 days ago