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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 622 620 573
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 298 370 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 247 315 402
Median salary £36,500 £35,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.54% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +11.66%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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 -20 281 £37,000 +2.77% 20
London -4 110 £43,250 +8.12% 6
South East +35 63 £35,000 +16.66% 7
East of England +20 35 £31,000 -11.42% 3
City of London +61 25 £55,000 +26.43% 3
Yorkshire +31 20 £27,000 -21.73% 2
Berkshire +31 19 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +27 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Essex +22 17 £26,500 -32.05% 1
South West -18 17 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Oxfordshire +1 14 £28,500 +3.63% 2
West Midlands -19 13 £23,500 +2.17%
East Midlands +19 12 £27,500 -21.42%
North West +9 10 £27,500 +1.85% 1
West Yorkshire +16 9 £27,000 -27.02% 1
Wiltshire +12 9 £23,500 -12.96%
Surrey -2 9 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Crawley +1 8 £47,500 +72.72%
West Sussex -1 8 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Leeds - 8 £27,000 -
Manchester -5 7 £26,250 -12.50%
Birmingham -15 7 £23,500 -41.25%
Windsor - 7 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire +22 6 £27,500 -19.11%
Watford +13 6 £47,500 +50.79%
Brentford +7 6 £37,500 -
Scotland +4 6 £31,750 - 4
Abingdon -26 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Swindon - 6 £23,500 -
Lincolnshire - 6 £30,000 -

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 235 (37.60%) Windows
2 188 (30.08%) SQL
3 183 (29.28%) Microsoft
4 160 (25.60%) Active Directory
5 150 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 138 (22.08%) Linux
7 133 (21.28%) VMware
8 127 (20.32%) SQL Server
9 110 (17.60%) MS Excel
10 105 (16.80%) Finance
11 102 (16.32%) MS Office
12 98 (15.68%) Firewall
13 93 (14.88%) Cisco
14 84 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 83 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
16 82 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 80 (12.80%) MS Exchange
18 74 (11.84%) DNS
19 73 (11.68%) VPN
19 73 (11.68%) Degree
19 73 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
20 72 (11.52%) DHCP
21 69 (11.04%) Windows 7
22 64 (10.24%) Hyper-V
23 60 (9.60%) VLAN
24 59 (9.44%) TCP/IP
24 59 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
25 58 (9.28%) Oracle
26 55 (8.80%) ITIL
27 51 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003

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 80 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 38 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (2.40%) IIS
9 12 (1.92%) Apache
10 8 (1.28%) CMS
10 8 (1.28%) JBoss
10 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.80%) Confluence
14 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 110 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 102 (16.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.48%) Revit
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) HipChat
6 1 (0.16%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.64%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.64%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.48%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.48%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.32%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.32%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.32%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.32%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.32%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.48%) Office 365
2 17 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.12%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.48%) IaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Route 53
6 3 (0.48%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Datadog
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 98 (15.68%) Firewall
2 74 (11.84%) DNS
3 73 (11.68%) VPN
4 72 (11.52%) DHCP
5 60 (9.60%) VLAN
6 59 (9.44%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.24%) LAN
7 39 (6.24%) SAN
8 36 (5.76%) WAN
9 32 (5.12%) SMTP
10 28 (4.48%) Internet
11 23 (3.68%) NAS
12 22 (3.52%) BGP
12 22 (3.52%) OSPF
12 22 (3.52%) Wireless
13 21 (3.36%) DMZ
13 21 (3.36%) EIGRP
13 21 (3.36%) IMAP
13 21 (3.36%) IPv4
14 20 (3.20%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.60%) MySQL
4 10 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.80%) Big Data
8 5 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.80%) QlikView
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.48%) Power BI
10 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.12%) JIRA
3 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.80%) Subversion
6 3 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 105 (16.80%) Finance
2 37 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.32%) Marketing
4 23 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.04%) Banking
5 19 (3.04%) Retail
6 17 (2.72%) Law
7 16 (2.56%) Back Office
7 16 (2.56%) Billing
7 16 (2.56%) Legal
8 12 (1.92%) Electronics
9 10 (1.60%) Advertising
10 6 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.80%) Front Office
12 4 (0.64%) Automotive
12 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.76%) HTML
2 35 (5.60%) .NET
3 26 (4.16%) LAMP
4 24 (3.84%) CSS
5 21 (3.36%) MAPI
6 20 (3.20%) XML
7 17 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (1.92%) Web Services
9 10 (1.60%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.44%) Middleware
11 8 (1.28%) EDI
11 8 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (1.12%) XSL
13 6 (0.96%) 802.1X
14 5 (0.80%) Classic ASP
14 5 (0.80%) Flash
14 5 (0.80%) jQuery
14 5 (0.80%) MDX
14 5 (0.80%) XSLT
15 4 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.96%) AS400
3 28 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.16%) Blackberry
5 26 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.68%) Replication
7 21 (3.36%) iPhone
7 21 (3.36%) PDA
8 17 (2.72%) iSeries
9 12 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.92%) Equities
10 10 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.60%) Statistics
11 9 (1.44%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.12%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.80%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 235 (37.60%) Windows
2 150 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 138 (22.08%) Linux
4 84 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (11.04%) Windows 7
7 51 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (7.20%) Unix
9 42 (6.72%) CentOS
9 42 (6.72%) Windows 8
10 35 (5.60%) Windows XP
11 32 (5.12%) Ubuntu
12 25 (4.00%) Windows 10
13 23 (3.68%) Android
14 22 (3.52%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.44%) Debian
15 9 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.28%) SUSE
17 7 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (8.80%) ITIL
2 43 (6.88%) ERP
3 39 (6.24%) CRM
4 30 (4.80%) Change Management
5 28 (4.48%) High Availability
6 26 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (3.68%) Incident Management
8 22 (3.52%) Logistics
9 21 (3.36%) Project Management
10 19 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (2.88%) Service Delivery
11 18 (2.88%) Service Management
12 17 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (2.56%) Migration
14 15 (2.40%) Change Control
15 13 (2.08%) Electronic Trading
15 13 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
16 11 (1.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 188 (30.08%) SQL
2 31 (4.96%) Python
3 27 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.00%) Java
4 25 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 22 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 22 (3.52%) RPG
6 17 (2.72%) Perl
6 17 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.08%) C#
7 13 (2.08%) R
8 10 (1.60%) C++
8 10 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.44%) C
9 9 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.44%) VB
10 8 (1.28%) PHP
10 8 (1.28%) VBA
11 5 (0.80%) Ruby
11 5 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (11.68%) Degree
2 32 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.52%) MCSE
6 21 (3.36%) CCNP
6 21 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.20%) CCSE
7 20 (3.20%) CCSP
8 11 (1.76%) CCNA
9 8 (1.28%) MCSA
10 6 (0.96%) PhD
10 6 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.80%) CFA
11 5 (0.80%) HND
11 5 (0.80%) MBA
11 5 (0.80%) VCP5
12 4 (0.64%) MCITP
12 4 (0.64%) MCP
13 2 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.00%) SLA
2 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.96%) QA
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) GxP
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 82 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.40%) NFS
5 11 (1.76%) vSphere
5 11 (1.76%) Xen
6 10 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.44%) XenApp
8 8 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.12%) Firmware
10 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.48%) vCloud
11 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.32%) XenServer
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (5.44%) SCCM
2 26 (4.16%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.40%) SCOM
4 14 (2.24%) Nagios
4 14 (2.24%) WSUS
5 8 (1.28%) Puppet
6 5 (0.80%) Ansible
6 5 (0.80%) Cacti
6 5 (0.80%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.80%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.48%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.48%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 183 (29.28%) Microsoft
2 133 (21.28%) VMware
3 93 (14.88%) Cisco
4 58 (9.28%) Oracle
5 50 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 48 (7.68%) Citrix
7 40 (6.40%) Apple
8 24 (3.84%) Palo Alto
9 23 (3.68%) CheckPoint
10 21 (3.36%) Draytek
10 21 (3.36%) HP
11 20 (3.20%) Veeam
12 18 (2.88%) IBM
13 17 (2.72%) SAP
14 16 (2.56%) Google
15 15 (2.40%) Juniper
16 11 (1.76%) Dell
17 9 (1.44%) Avaya
17 9 (1.44%) Bloomberg
18 8 (1.28%) EMC
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