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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 200 187 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 38 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.70% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 16
Average salary £36,000 £26,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,760 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +24 22 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 £25,000 - 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £27,000 +1.88% 1
Bristol -5 3 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Dorset +5 2 £41,250 +83.33% 1
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) VMware
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) SAN
5 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.03%) vSphere
6 13 (22.03%) LAN
7 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
7 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
7 12 (20.34%) SCCM
8 11 (18.64%) SCOM
9 10 (16.95%) Oracle
9 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (15.25%) Windows 2000
10 9 (15.25%) IIS
10 9 (15.25%) ITIL
10 9 (15.25%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
11 8 (13.56%) UNIX
11 8 (13.56%) Linux
12 7 (11.86%) Java
12 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.86%) Degree
13 6 (10.17%) Process Management
13 6 (10.17%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.25%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Lync
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.69%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
2 13 (22.03%) LAN
3 6 (10.17%) Wireless
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) WLAN
3 6 (10.17%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) DASS2
4 4 (6.78%) DPNSS
4 4 (6.78%) TETRA
4 4 (6.78%) PBX
4 4 (6.78%) VoIP
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) Extranet
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (3.39%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (6.78%) Back Office
1 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Replication
1 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Statistics
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.25%) Windows 2000
5 8 (13.56%) UNIX
5 8 (13.56%) Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
1 9 (15.25%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (10.17%) Process Management
2 6 (10.17%) Change Management
3 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Workflow
3 4 (6.78%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) ERP
4 3 (5.08%) ETL
4 3 (5.08%) PDM
4 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Change Control
5 2 (3.39%) High Availability
5 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.39%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.39%) SDLC
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) RHCE
2 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.69%) DO-254
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) vSphere
3 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) SCCM
2 11 (18.64%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) SAP
6 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.78%) Veeam
6 4 (6.78%) Nortel
6 4 (6.78%) Siemens
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) IBM
6 4 (6.78%) HP
7 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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