The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 541 561 530
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 414 335 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 356 287 345
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,733 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
England +31 397 £33,000 +3.93% 38
London -38 155 £40,000 +6.93% 6
South East +52 109 £29,000 -10.76% 12
City of London +2 47 £42,500 -17.07% 4
East Midlands +23 41 £45,000 +37.40% 4
East Sussex +6 30 £28,000 -51.30% 3
Brighton +1 29 £28,000 -51.30% 3
South West -5 29 £30,000 +30.43% 7
Leicestershire +13 23 £57,500 +64.28%
Yorkshire -32 22 £26,250 -12.50% 3
Leicester +15 21 £57,500 +64.28%
East of England -27 18 £28,000 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 16 £32,500 +35.41% 3
West Sussex 0 14 £30,000 -31.81%
Hampshire +4 13 £26,500 -14.51% 2
Surrey -9 13 £31,500 +2.43%
West Midlands -25 13 £32,397 +6.21% 1
Oxfordshire +10 12 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Somerset -15 12 £30,000 +6.19% 1
West Yorkshire -30 12 £26,250 +5.00% 2
Berkshire +6 11 £32,500 - 1
Bath -15 8 £30,000 +13.20%
Wakefield - 8 £26,250 -
Milton Keynes -1 7 £34,000 -9.33% 2
South Wales -1 7 £29,250 -7.03%
Reading -5 7 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Wales -8 7 £29,250 +8.33%
Cambridgeshire -10 6 £38,425 +9.78%
North Yorkshire -12 6 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Derbyshire -13 6 £26,250 -25.00% 1

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 390 (45.88%) Windows
2 332 (39.06%) SQL
3 288 (33.88%) Microsoft
4 211 (24.82%) Finance
5 202 (23.76%) MS Excel
6 185 (21.76%) SQL Server
7 177 (20.82%) Active Directory
8 168 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 159 (18.71%) Linux
9 159 (18.71%) VMware
10 126 (14.82%) Degree
11 119 (14.00%) MS Office
11 119 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 118 (13.88%) TCP/IP
13 117 (13.76%) Oracle
14 110 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 102 (12.00%) Citrix
16 98 (11.53%) DNS
17 96 (11.29%) ITIL
18 95 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 91 (10.71%) UNIX
20 81 (9.53%) .NET
21 80 (9.41%) Cisco
21 80 (9.41%) Firewall
22 72 (8.47%) Project Management
23 70 (8.24%) IIS
24 69 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 64 (7.53%) VPN
26 62 (7.29%) SAN
26 62 (7.29%) DHCP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 119 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 70 (8.24%) IIS
3 61 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (5.29%) Apache
5 39 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 30 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (3.41%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (1.76%) Node.js
11 14 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.71%) Moodle
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.59%) JOnAS
14 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 202 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 119 (14.00%) MS Office
3 9 (1.06%) SPSS
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (2.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (1.88%) Oracle Assets
6 16 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
6 16 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (1.06%) Agresso
9 9 (1.06%) SalesLogix
9 9 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.71%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.59%) Academy Housing
12 5 (0.59%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.82%) Office 365
2 11 (1.29%) SaaS
3 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
4 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 118 (13.88%) TCP/IP
2 98 (11.53%) DNS
3 80 (9.41%) Firewall
4 64 (7.53%) VPN
5 62 (7.29%) SAN
5 62 (7.29%) DHCP
6 60 (7.06%) Internet
7 58 (6.82%) LAN
8 49 (5.76%) WAN
9 46 (5.41%) HTTP
10 30 (3.53%) FTP
11 27 (3.18%) VoIP
12 26 (3.06%) LDAP
13 24 (2.82%) NAS
14 22 (2.59%) SSH
15 16 (1.88%) Wireless
15 16 (1.88%) VLAN
16 12 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (1.41%) SNMP
17 11 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
4 39 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (4.24%) MySQL
6 31 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 28 (3.29%) MS Access
9 20 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.94%) DTS
14 7 (0.82%) QlikView
15 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.71%) SAP BW
16 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.47%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.06%) Toad
2 9 (1.06%) JIRA
3 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.94%) Subversion
4 7 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Hudson
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
7 1 (0.12%) PVCS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 211 (24.82%) Finance
2 33 (3.88%) Back Office
3 29 (3.41%) Retail
4 26 (3.06%) Banking
5 23 (2.71%) Legal
6 22 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.12%) Law
9 17 (2.00%) Publishing
10 12 (1.41%) Billing
11 11 (1.29%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.29%) Front Office
12 7 (0.82%) Advertising
13 5 (0.59%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.59%) Marketing
14 4 (0.47%) French Language
14 4 (0.47%) Games
14 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.53%) .NET
2 35 (4.12%) ASP.NET
3 30 (3.53%) LAMP
4 26 (3.06%) .NET Framework
5 21 (2.47%) HTML
6 19 (2.24%) Software Packaging
7 17 (2.00%) CSS
8 16 (1.88%) XML
9 15 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (1.65%) Middleware
11 13 (1.53%) Web Services
12 5 (0.59%) JMX
12 5 (0.59%) jQuery
13 3 (0.35%) EDI
13 3 (0.35%) Spring
13 3 (0.35%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.35%) HTML5
13 3 (0.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 32 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.18%) Hedge funds
4 25 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 16 (1.88%) Replication
6 13 (1.53%) E-Learning
6 13 (1.53%) Open Source
7 12 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.41%) Clustering
7 12 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.18%) Statistics
9 9 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.82%) EPoS
11 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.71%) Equities
13 5 (0.59%) NHS
13 5 (0.59%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 390 (45.88%) Windows
2 168 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (18.71%) Linux
4 110 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 91 (10.71%) UNIX
6 55 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 46 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 36 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.82%) Solaris
11 16 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (1.18%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.18%) CentOS
15 9 (1.06%) Debian
16 8 (0.94%) Android
17 6 (0.71%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.59%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (11.29%) ITIL
2 72 (8.47%) Project Management
3 55 (6.47%) ERP
4 49 (5.76%) CRM
5 43 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 32 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (3.76%) Configuration Management
8 31 (3.65%) Change Management
9 30 (3.53%) Change Control
10 28 (3.29%) Load Balancing
11 26 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (2.82%) Risk Management
13 20 (2.35%) Problem Management
13 20 (2.35%) Service Management
14 19 (2.24%) Workflow
15 16 (1.88%) Data Entry
15 16 (1.88%) Business Analysis
15 16 (1.88%) PRINCE2
16 15 (1.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (39.06%) SQL
2 52 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 51 (6.00%) Java
4 49 (5.76%) Python
5 35 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 34 (4.00%) Perl
7 27 (3.18%) PHP
8 25 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 25 (2.94%) C#
9 24 (2.82%) VB
10 17 (2.00%) C
11 13 (1.53%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.53%) VBA
11 13 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.41%) C++
13 10 (1.18%) Ruby
14 6 (0.71%) ABAP
15 5 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 126 (14.82%) Degree
2 69 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (5.41%) MCSE
4 28 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.82%) CCNA
6 23 (2.71%) MCP
7 21 (2.47%) MCSA
8 18 (2.12%) MCDBA
9 13 (1.53%) MCITP
10 12 (1.41%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (1.18%) CCA
12 10 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.59%) ACCA
15 5 (0.59%) CIMA
16 4 (0.47%) CCNP
17 3 (0.35%) HND
17 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.65%) SLA
2 27 (3.18%) QA
3 5 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 177 (20.82%) Active Directory
2 95 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.94%) XenApp
5 17 (2.00%) vSphere
6 16 (1.88%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.41%) Xen
7 12 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.06%) Postfix
8 9 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.59%) XenServer
10 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.35%) KVM
12 2 (0.24%) Samba
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.24%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.12%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 28 (3.29%) Backup Exec
2 26 (3.06%) Nagios
3 23 (2.71%) SCCM
4 19 (2.24%) WSUS
5 17 (2.00%) SCOM
6 11 (1.29%) Puppet
7 6 (0.71%) Netcool
7 6 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.47%) DameWare
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
10 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 288 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 159 (18.71%) VMware
3 117 (13.76%) Oracle
4 102 (12.00%) Citrix
5 80 (9.41%) Cisco
6 42 (4.94%) HP
7 38 (4.47%) SAP
8 32 (3.76%) Symantec
9 26 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.47%) Sun
11 20 (2.35%) Sybase
12 18 (2.12%) Apple
13 17 (2.00%) NetApp
13 17 (2.00%) F5
14 16 (1.88%) Northgate
15 15 (1.76%) CODA
16 13 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.53%) Avaya
16 13 (1.53%) JBoss
16 13 (1.53%) Cognos
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: Salary: Depending on skills and experience. OUP offers a full range of
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