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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 639 672 597
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 246 298 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 211 244 334
Median salary £33,000 £34,636 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.72% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £50,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.89%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +13 233 £32,750 -5.44% 29
London +11 81 £34,500 -8.00% 7
South East +93 65 £32,250 -7.85% 7
East of England +8 23 £37,000 +13.84% 5
North West -16 21 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Hampshire +22 18 £29,375 -41.25% 2
Yorkshire +28 14 £30,750 -3.90% 2
South West +2 14 £27,000 +10.07% 3
West Yorkshire +35 12 £37,547 +16.17%
Leeds +32 12 £40,000 +23.77%
Kent +19 10 - -
City of London +12 10 £49,250 +42.75% 5
Essex +7 10 £38,500 +30.50%
West Sussex - 10 £25,000 - 1
Crawley - 10 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +41 9 £32,000 +23.07%
Warrington +26 9 £31,500 -25.88%
Cheshire +12 9 £31,500 -25.88%
Fareham - 9 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +28 8 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Edinburgh +21 8 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands -9 8 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Southampton - 8 £27,500 -
Swindon - 8 £23,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 8 £23,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 7 £57,500 +64.28% 1
West Midlands -27 7 £29,000 -7.93% 1
Berkshire +58 6 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Chelmsford -2 6 £35,750 -15.88%
Manchester -10 6 £30,000 +50.00% 1

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 246 (49.80%) Windows
2 168 (34.01%) Active Directory
3 161 (32.59%) Windows Server
4 156 (31.58%) SQL
5 147 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 122 (24.70%) VMware
7 110 (22.27%) SQL Server
8 109 (22.06%) Finance
9 82 (16.60%) Linux
10 75 (15.18%) Firewall
11 70 (14.17%) MS Excel
12 69 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 67 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 66 (13.36%) MS Exchange
15 64 (12.96%) DNS
16 59 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 57 (11.54%) Cisco
18 56 (11.34%) ITIL
19 54 (10.93%) MS Office
20 48 (9.72%) Unix
20 48 (9.72%) TCP/IP
20 48 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (9.51%) Office 365
22 46 (9.31%) DHCP
23 45 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
23 45 (9.11%) Windows 7
24 44 (8.91%) Oracle
25 43 (8.70%) Hyper-V
26 39 (7.89%) SCCM
26 39 (7.89%) 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 66 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.86%) IIS
5 19 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.82%) Apache
7 9 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.40%) nginx
12 1 (0.20%) Confluence
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 54 (10.93%) MS Office
3 11 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) SAP PS
2 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.01%) CODA-Financials
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.81%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.40%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.40%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Primavera
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.51%) Office 365
2 19 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) Boomi
6 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) G Suite
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.20%) Slack
7 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 75 (15.18%) Firewall
2 64 (12.96%) DNS
3 48 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 46 (9.31%) DHCP
5 38 (7.69%) LAN
6 33 (6.68%) WAN
7 29 (5.87%) VPN
8 28 (5.67%) SAN
9 24 (4.86%) VoIP
10 22 (4.45%) Internet
11 16 (3.24%) VLAN
12 13 (2.63%) Wireless
13 12 (2.43%) Network Security
14 8 (1.62%) Broadband
14 8 (1.62%) NAS
14 8 (1.62%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.62%) SSL
15 7 (1.42%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.24%) MySQL
4 16 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.23%) MS Access
8 10 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.61%) KDB
10 3 (0.61%) Redis
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.01%) Subversion
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.61%) JIRA
4 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Ant
5 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.20%) Trac
5 1 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 109 (22.06%) Finance
2 21 (4.25%) Banking
2 21 (4.25%) Retail
3 17 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.83%) Law
5 10 (2.02%) Electronics
6 8 (1.62%) Publishing
7 7 (1.42%) Advertising
7 7 (1.42%) Legal
7 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.42%) Marketing
7 7 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Billing
8 4 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
9 3 (0.61%) Local Government
9 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.02%) .NET
2 9 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (1.21%) LAMP
4 5 (1.01%) HTML
4 5 (1.01%) XML
5 4 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.61%) Web Services
7 2 (0.40%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.40%) CSS
7 2 (0.40%) EDI
7 2 (0.40%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.40%) JSON
7 2 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.40%) Middleware
7 2 (0.40%) Sensu
7 2 (0.40%) WCF
7 2 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.83%) e-Learning
4 14 (2.83%) Physics
5 13 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.23%) Health Informatics
7 11 (2.23%) Informatics
7 11 (2.23%) iSeries
7 11 (2.23%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.02%) Clustering
8 10 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 10 (2.02%) Telematics
9 9 (1.82%) Equities
9 9 (1.82%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.62%) AS400
11 7 (1.42%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 246 (49.80%) Windows
2 161 (32.59%) Windows Server
3 82 (16.60%) Linux
4 67 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (9.72%) Unix
7 45 (9.11%) Windows 7
7 45 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.25%) Windows 10
9 17 (3.44%) Mac OS X
9 17 (3.44%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.44%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.02%) CentOS
11 10 (2.02%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.82%) OpenVMS
12 9 (1.82%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.62%) Android
14 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (11.34%) ITIL
2 33 (6.68%) High Availability
3 28 (5.67%) ERP
4 25 (5.06%) Change Management
5 24 (4.86%) CRM
6 20 (4.05%) Project Management
7 19 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (3.24%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.24%) Incident Management
10 14 (2.83%) Change Control
10 14 (2.83%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (2.63%) Analytics
12 12 (2.43%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (2.23%) Migration
13 11 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.02%) Data Analytics
14 10 (2.02%) Product Management
14 10 (2.02%) SDLC
14 10 (2.02%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 156 (31.58%) SQL
2 31 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.86%) Python
4 16 (3.24%) Bash Shell
4 16 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.04%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.43%) VBA
7 10 (2.02%) Perl
8 9 (1.82%) VB
9 8 (1.62%) PHP
9 8 (1.62%) Ruby
10 7 (1.42%) C#
10 7 (1.42%) Java
11 6 (1.21%) C
11 6 (1.21%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.61%) C++
13 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.40%) VB6
13 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (7.89%) Degree
2 26 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.04%) MCSE
6 14 (2.83%) MCSA
7 10 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.82%) CCNA
9 6 (1.21%) CCNP
9 6 (1.21%) CCSE
9 6 (1.21%) CCSP
10 5 (1.01%) HND
10 5 (1.01%) MCP
10 5 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.61%) MCITP
11 3 (0.61%) PhD
12 2 (0.40%) CCA
12 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.48%) SLA
2 11 (2.23%) DICOM
2 11 (2.23%) HL7
3 7 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.61%) QA
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 168 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.45%) vSphere
5 11 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.23%) XenApp
6 9 (1.82%) Firmware
7 7 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.01%) XenServer
9 4 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.61%) Docker
10 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.40%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.40%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (7.89%) SCCM
2 11 (2.23%) Nagios
2 11 (2.23%) SCOM
3 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (2.02%) Puppet
4 8 (1.62%) Casper Suite
4 8 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.01%) Munin
7 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.61%) WSUS
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) Cacti
9 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 147 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 122 (24.70%) VMware
3 57 (11.54%) Cisco
4 44 (8.91%) Oracle
5 31 (6.28%) Citrix
6 26 (5.26%) Apple
7 21 (4.25%) HP
8 17 (3.44%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.83%) Cognos
10 13 (2.63%) Dell
10 13 (2.63%) Palo Alto
10 13 (2.63%) SAP
11 11 (2.23%) Adobe
11 11 (2.23%) NetApp
12 10 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.02%) Tableau
13 9 (1.82%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.62%) Avaya
14 8 (1.62%) Sage
14 8 (1.62%) Sophos
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Littlehampton, West Sussex
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + generous benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £34172 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 25000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + generous benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chard, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-43,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Nether Poppleton, York
Bytemark
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Washington Frank
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago