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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 230 204 197
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 17 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 14
Average salary £26,250 £29,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.01% +16.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £45,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,574 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+11.91% -1.63%
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
5807 5877 4820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4862 4148
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 1 September 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
Somerset +11 8 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Gloucestershire -17 6 £25,000 -12.28%
Bristol -15 3 - - 1
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) Linux
5 14 (25.00%) SAN
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (23.21%) Degree
7 12 (21.43%) SCCM
7 12 (21.43%) vSphere
7 12 (21.43%) LAN
7 12 (21.43%) Oracle
8 11 (19.64%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) UNIX
8 11 (19.64%) ERP
8 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
9 10 (17.86%) SCOM
9 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
9 10 (17.86%) Statistics
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (17.86%) ServiceNow
9 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 10 (17.86%) Perl
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.86%) Tivoli
9 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
9 10 (17.86%) IBM
10 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.29%) IIS
11 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) Wireless
3 6 (10.71%) WLAN
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) DASS2
4 2 (3.57%) DPNSS
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) TETRA
4 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 2 (3.57%) PBX
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
1 2 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Statistics
1 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) UNIX
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ERP
2 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) PDM
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.36%) E-business
5 2 (3.57%) Workflow
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Process Management
5 2 (3.57%) ETL
5 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (1.79%) Network Design
6 1 (1.79%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (1.79%) Release Management
6 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) Perl
3 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) vSphere
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) SCOM
2 10 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) VMware
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 10 (17.86%) IBM
4 10 (17.86%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Nortel
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) Siemens
7 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
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