The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 668 635 637
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 253 329 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 240 292 319
Median salary £34,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support within the UK.

Systems Support Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 within the UK.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 229 £35,000 - 20
London 0 77 £37,500 -8.10% 6
South East +11 63 £34,250 -2.14% 4
City of London +60 26 £48,750 +14.70% 2
East of England +15 25 £42,500 +9.40% 1
South West +4 22 £23,500 -10.47% 5
Berkshire +4 17 £49,250 +40.71% 1
Yorkshire +10 16 £40,000 +32.23%
West Yorkshire +16 13 £42,500 +68.88%
North West +11 11 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Wiltshire - 11 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire +20 10 £50,000 +66.66%
West Sussex +11 10 £24,000 -36.00%
Crawley +5 10 £24,000 -36.00%
Windsor +2 10 £53,250 +63.84%
West Midlands -12 10 £29,500 +20.40%
Swindon - 10 £22,250 -
Brighton +8 8 £26,750 -33.12%
East Sussex +7 8 £26,750 -15.07%
Essex -1 8 £42,500 +8.97%
Surrey +11 7 £30,791 -14.46%
Croydon - 7 £34,500 -
Wakefield - 7 £42,500 -
Leeds +20 6 £40,000 +58.94%
Bristol +14 6 £34,250 - 2
Hampshire +3 5 £37,500 +36.36% 2
East Midlands -6 5 £24,100 -12.36%
Oxfordshire -11 5 £29,500 -10.60% 1
Edinburgh +17 4 £40,000 -
Cambridge +12 4 £31,250 +4.16%

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Systems Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 256 (46.46%) Windows
2 194 (35.21%) Microsoft
3 191 (34.66%) Active Directory
4 169 (30.67%) Windows Server
5 134 (24.32%) VMware
6 122 (22.14%) SQL
7 110 (19.96%) Linux
8 106 (19.24%) MS Excel
9 105 (19.06%) Firewall
10 99 (17.97%) Finance
11 90 (16.33%) MS Office
12 88 (15.97%) SQL Server
13 87 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 83 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 83 (15.06%) DNS
15 75 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 73 (13.25%) MS Exchange
17 70 (12.70%) ITIL
18 69 (12.52%) Cisco
19 68 (12.34%) DHCP
20 65 (11.80%) VPN
21 59 (10.71%) Hyper-V
22 55 (9.98%) Windows 7
22 55 (9.98%) TCP/IP
23 49 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (8.71%) Unix
24 48 (8.71%) VLAN
25 46 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
26 45 (8.17%) Oracle
26 45 (8.17%) Degree

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 44 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.09%) IIS
7 16 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.45%) CMS
10 7 (1.27%) Apache
11 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.54%) JBoss
13 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) Confluence
14 2 (0.36%) Documentum
Applications
1 106 (19.24%) MS Excel
2 90 (16.33%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.63%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.27%) SAP PS
3 7 (1.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.54%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.18%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.18%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.53%) Office 365
2 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.91%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Route 53
7 1 (0.18%) Taleo
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (19.06%) Firewall
2 83 (15.06%) DNS
3 68 (12.34%) DHCP
4 65 (11.80%) VPN
5 55 (9.98%) TCP/IP
6 48 (8.71%) VLAN
7 38 (6.90%) LAN
8 34 (6.17%) WAN
9 31 (5.63%) SAN
10 28 (5.08%) VoIP
11 22 (3.99%) BGP
11 22 (3.99%) NAS
11 22 (3.99%) OSPF
12 21 (3.81%) EIGRP
12 21 (3.81%) FWSM
12 21 (3.81%) IPv4
12 21 (3.81%) Multicast
12 21 (3.81%) NX-OS
13 20 (3.63%) Internet
14 15 (2.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.27%) MySQL
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.73%) MS Access
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.54%) Big Data
9 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.63%) Subversion
2 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.91%) JIRA
4 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (17.97%) Finance
2 32 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.90%) Law
3 16 (2.90%) Retail
4 15 (2.72%) Marketing
5 14 (2.54%) Banking
5 14 (2.54%) Legal
6 13 (2.36%) Back Office
7 12 (2.18%) Billing
8 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.45%) Advertising
9 8 (1.45%) Electronics
9 8 (1.45%) Publishing
10 7 (1.27%) Games
10 7 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.73%) Automotive
12 4 (0.73%) Local Government
13 3 (0.54%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.99%) .NET
2 18 (3.27%) CSS
2 18 (3.27%) HTML
3 15 (2.72%) XML
4 11 (2.00%) MAPI
5 10 (1.81%) LAMP
6 8 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.91%) XSLT
8 4 (0.73%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.73%) MDX
8 4 (0.73%) Web Services
9 3 (0.54%) Ajax
9 3 (0.54%) jQuery
9 3 (0.54%) JSON
9 3 (0.54%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (0.54%) LINQ
10 2 (0.36%) Middleware
10 2 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.72%) Replication
7 13 (2.36%) iPhone
7 13 (2.36%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.18%) Clustering
8 12 (2.18%) e-Learning
9 11 (2.00%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.00%) PDA
10 10 (1.81%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.63%) Equities
12 7 (1.27%) EPoS
12 7 (1.27%) User Experience
13 6 (1.09%) AS400
13 6 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.91%) iSeries
14 5 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 256 (46.46%) Windows
2 169 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 110 (19.96%) Linux
4 87 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (9.98%) Windows 7
7 48 (8.71%) Unix
8 46 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (5.44%) Windows 8
10 29 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 28 (5.08%) Windows 10
12 26 (4.72%) CentOS
13 22 (3.99%) Ubuntu
14 18 (3.27%) Mac OS X
15 16 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (2.36%) Android
16 13 (2.36%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.91%) Solaris
18 4 (0.73%) Debian
18 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.70%) ITIL
2 42 (7.62%) High Availability
3 39 (7.08%) CRM
4 30 (5.44%) Virtual Environments
5 24 (4.36%) ERP
6 21 (3.81%) Change Management
7 19 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (3.27%) Project Management
9 17 (3.09%) Configuration Management
10 15 (2.72%) Business Analysis
10 15 (2.72%) Service Delivery
11 14 (2.54%) Change Control
12 13 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (2.36%) Mentoring
13 12 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (2.00%) High-Frequency Trading
14 11 (2.00%) Migration
15 10 (1.81%) Asset Management
15 10 (1.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 122 (22.14%) SQL
2 39 (7.08%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.26%) Python
4 20 (3.63%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.36%) Java
7 12 (2.18%) C#
7 12 (2.18%) PHP
8 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.63%) Ruby
9 9 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.45%) C++
11 7 (1.27%) RPG
12 6 (1.09%) C
12 6 (1.09%) Perl
13 5 (0.91%) R
13 5 (0.91%) VB
13 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.73%) VBA
15 3 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.17%) Degree
2 34 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (4.54%) MCSE
4 25 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.54%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.99%) CCNP
6 21 (3.81%) CCSE
6 21 (3.81%) CCSP
7 16 (2.90%) MCSA
8 12 (2.18%) CCNA
9 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.91%) MCP
10 5 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.73%) MCITP
11 4 (0.73%) PhD
12 3 (0.54%) RHCE
13 2 (0.36%) CCA
13 2 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.36%) SLA
2 5 (0.91%) DICOM
2 5 (0.91%) HL7
2 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 191 (34.66%) Active Directory
2 75 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.72%) vSphere
5 21 (3.81%) Firmware
6 15 (2.72%) XenApp
7 8 (1.45%) NFS
7 8 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.09%) Xen
9 4 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.18%) vCloud
12 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (6.35%) SCCM
2 19 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.18%) SCOM
3 12 (2.18%) WSUS
4 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (1.81%) Nagios
4 10 (1.81%) Puppet
5 8 (1.45%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.91%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.73%) Munin
7 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.54%) Ansible
9 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.18%) Cacti
10 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 194 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 134 (24.32%) VMware
3 69 (12.52%) Cisco
4 45 (8.17%) Oracle
5 39 (7.08%) Apple
6 38 (6.90%) Citrix
6 38 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.44%) Palo Alto
8 25 (4.54%) CheckPoint
9 23 (4.17%) HP
10 19 (3.45%) Veeam
11 15 (2.72%) Adobe
12 14 (2.54%) Google
12 14 (2.54%) SAP
13 13 (2.36%) Avaya
14 11 (2.00%) Draytek
15 9 (1.63%) Dell
15 9 (1.63%) Sage
16 7 (1.27%) IBM
16 7 (1.27%) NetApp
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Salary: From £26,005 to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
Salary: £19,048 - 22,212 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Eddison Knight
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Various
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Arrow Global
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Home Working
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Guru Careers
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Leamington, United Kingdom
Warwickshire College Group
Salary: £25,008 - £27,463
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London, South East
University of Westminster
Salary: Competitive Salary plus rewards package
Posted: 17 days ago