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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 680 660 622
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 240 311 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 232 268 333
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,100 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -26 218 £35,000 -2.77% 20
London -1 77 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South East +17 52 £34,000 -4.22% 4
City of London +62 23 £38,640 +3.04% 1
Yorkshire +26 20 £40,000 +31.14% 1
East of England +22 20 £36,500 -6.41% 3
North West +26 19 £30,000 +9.09% 2
West Yorkshire +27 18 £40,000 +59.47%
South West -19 14 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Leeds +24 12 £40,000 +58.94%
Hertfordshire +16 10 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +12 10 £49,500 +52.30%
Hampshire +10 9 £32,500 -10.95% 1
West Midlands -19 9 £23,000 -12.61% 1
Brighton +17 8 £26,750 -33.12% 1
East Sussex +6 8 £26,750 +16.30% 1
Swindon - 8 £23,500 -
Wiltshire - 8 £23,500 -
East Midlands +11 7 £24,200 -27.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £28,250 -13.07% 1
Wakefield - 6 £42,500 -
Scotland +24 5 £40,000 +18.51%
Edinburgh +16 5 £40,000 -
Fareham +6 5 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Windsor +2 5 £54,000 +66.15%
Essex +1 5 £36,500 -10.42%
Surrey -11 5 £35,000 -9.09%
Wales 0 4 £40,000 +14.28%
South Wales -3 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Northern Ireland -6 4 £32,500 +80.55%

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 240 (48.68%) Windows
2 181 (36.71%) Active Directory
3 172 (34.89%) Microsoft
4 158 (32.05%) Windows Server
5 126 (25.56%) VMware
6 102 (20.69%) SQL
7 94 (19.07%) Firewall
8 89 (18.05%) Finance
8 89 (18.05%) MS Excel
9 86 (17.44%) Linux
10 75 (15.21%) SQL Server
11 74 (15.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 72 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (14.40%) MS Office
14 69 (14.00%) DNS
14 69 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (13.59%) ITIL
16 58 (11.76%) MS Exchange
16 58 (11.76%) Cisco
17 53 (10.75%) DHCP
18 50 (10.14%) VPN
19 47 (9.53%) Hyper-V
20 45 (9.13%) TCP/IP
20 45 (9.13%) Unix
21 44 (8.92%) Windows 7
22 42 (8.52%) High Availability
22 42 (8.52%) Degree
23 40 (8.11%) Office 365
24 37 (7.51%) SCCM
24 37 (7.51%) Oracle

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 58 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.27%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.85%) IIS
5 15 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.81%) Apache
8 4 (0.81%) CMS
8 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.41%) Documentum
10 2 (0.41%) JBoss
10 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (18.05%) MS Excel
2 71 (14.40%) MS Office
3 6 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.62%) SAP PS
3 7 (1.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 6 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.41%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.20%) HFM
7 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
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%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.11%) Office 365
2 17 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 94 (19.07%) Firewall
2 69 (14.00%) DNS
3 53 (10.75%) DHCP
4 50 (10.14%) VPN
5 45 (9.13%) TCP/IP
6 37 (7.51%) LAN
7 36 (7.30%) VLAN
8 33 (6.69%) WAN
9 26 (5.27%) SAN
10 24 (4.87%) VoIP
11 23 (4.67%) Internet
12 20 (4.06%) BGP
12 20 (4.06%) EIGRP
12 20 (4.06%) FWSM
12 20 (4.06%) IPv4
12 20 (4.06%) Multicast
12 20 (4.06%) NX-OS
12 20 (4.06%) OSPF
13 15 (3.04%) NAS
14 11 (2.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.81%) MS Access
9 4 (0.81%) MySQL
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Subversion
1 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 89 (18.05%) Finance
2 28 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.45%) Retail
4 14 (2.84%) Banking
5 13 (2.64%) Law
6 12 (2.43%) Legal
7 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.03%) Electronics
8 10 (2.03%) Marketing
9 8 (1.62%) Back Office
9 8 (1.62%) Billing
9 8 (1.62%) Publishing
10 7 (1.42%) Games
11 5 (1.01%) Advertising
11 5 (1.01%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.81%) Automotive
13 3 (0.61%) Local Government
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.04%) .NET
1 15 (3.04%) HTML
2 13 (2.64%) CSS
3 11 (2.23%) XML
4 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.01%) Entity Framework
6 5 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.81%) LAMP
8 3 (0.61%) Ajax
8 3 (0.61%) jQuery
8 3 (0.61%) JSON
8 3 (0.61%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (0.61%) LINQ
8 3 (0.61%) Web Services
8 3 (0.61%) XSLT
9 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.64%) e-Learning
4 13 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.64%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.23%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.03%) Clustering
6 10 (2.03%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.03%) iSeries
7 9 (1.83%) Physics
8 8 (1.62%) AS400
9 7 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.42%) Health Informatics
9 7 (1.42%) Informatics
9 7 (1.42%) Replication
9 7 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.22%) EPoS
10 6 (1.22%) Equities
11 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 240 (48.68%) Windows
2 158 (32.05%) Windows Server
3 86 (17.44%) Linux
4 74 (15.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (9.13%) Unix
7 44 (8.92%) Windows 7
8 36 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 20 (4.06%) Windows 10
10 20 (4.06%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.85%) CentOS
11 19 (3.85%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.64%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.81%) Debian
14 4 (0.81%) OpenVMS
14 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.61%) Android
15 3 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.59%) ITIL
2 42 (8.52%) High Availability
3 29 (5.88%) CRM
4 26 (5.27%) Virtual Environments
5 23 (4.67%) ERP
6 22 (4.46%) Change Management
7 16 (3.25%) Configuration Management
7 16 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (3.25%) Project Management
8 13 (2.64%) Business Analysis
9 12 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (2.23%) Migration
10 11 (2.23%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.03%) Asset Management
11 10 (2.03%) Change Control
11 10 (2.03%) Mentoring
11 10 (2.03%) SDLC
12 9 (1.83%) DevOps
12 9 (1.83%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (1.62%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.69%) SQL
2 32 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.85%) Python
4 17 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.23%) Java
5 11 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.03%) C#
6 10 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.83%) PHP
8 6 (1.22%) C
8 6 (1.22%) C++
9 5 (1.01%) VB
9 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.81%) RPG
10 4 (0.81%) Ruby
10 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.81%) VBA
11 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.61%) R
12 2 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (8.52%) Degree
2 33 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.87%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.26%) CCNP
6 20 (4.06%) CCSE
6 20 (4.06%) CCSP
7 18 (3.65%) MCSE
8 15 (3.04%) MCSA
9 13 (2.64%) CCNA
10 11 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.01%) MCITP
11 5 (1.01%) MCP
11 5 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.81%) PhD
13 2 (0.41%) CCA
13 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) DICOM
2 7 (1.42%) HL7
3 5 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (36.71%) Active Directory
2 72 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.53%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.87%) vSphere
5 21 (4.26%) Firmware
6 12 (2.43%) XenApp
7 10 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.41%) XenServer
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.20%) Docker
12 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.20%) LXC
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (7.51%) SCCM
2 12 (2.43%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.23%) WSUS
4 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.03%) SCOM
5 8 (1.62%) Casper Suite
5 8 (1.62%) Nagios
6 7 (1.42%) Puppet
7 4 (0.81%) Munin
7 4 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.20%) Ansible
10 1 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 172 (34.89%) Microsoft
2 126 (25.56%) VMware
3 58 (11.76%) Cisco
4 37 (7.51%) Citrix
4 37 (7.51%) Oracle
5 30 (6.09%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.88%) Apple
7 28 (5.68%) Palo Alto
8 26 (5.27%) CheckPoint
9 18 (3.65%) HP
10 15 (3.04%) Adobe
11 14 (2.84%) Avaya
12 13 (2.64%) SAP
13 11 (2.23%) NetApp
13 11 (2.23%) Veeam
14 9 (1.83%) Dell
14 9 (1.83%) Google
14 9 (1.83%) Sage
15 8 (1.62%) Sophos
16 6 (1.22%) SonicWALL
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Hertfordshire
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Central London / West End
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
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Hertfordshire
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