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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 535 562 540
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 414 339 399
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 361 291 344
Average salary £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,709 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £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
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 25 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 25 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 +25 397 £34,000 +7.93% 36
London -23 160 £40,000 +6.93% 7
South East +24 108 £29,000 -8.66% 9
City of London +4 48 £42,500 -17.07% 4
East Midlands +22 40 £45,000 +37.40% 5
East Sussex +10 30 £28,000 -51.30% 3
Brighton +5 29 £28,000 -51.30% 3
South West -4 29 £30,000 +30.43% 5
Leicestershire +7 23 £57,500 +64.28%
Leicester +15 21 £57,500 +64.28%
Yorkshire -33 21 £26,250 -12.50% 3
East of England -15 18 £26,500 -11.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 16 £32,500 +35.41% 1
West Sussex +4 14 £30,000 -31.81%
Hampshire +3 13 £26,500 -14.51% 2
Surrey -8 13 £31,500 +2.43%
Somerset -20 12 £30,000 +6.19% 1
West Yorkshire -25 12 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 11 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Berkshire -3 11 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -24 11 £32,397 +6.21% 2
Bath -15 8 £30,000 +13.20%
Wakefield - 8 £26,250 -
Reading 0 7 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Milton Keynes -4 7 £34,000 -9.33%
South Wales -4 7 £29,250 -7.03%
Wales -5 7 £29,250 +8.33%
Bedford -5 6 £25,000 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £38,425 +9.78%
Bedfordshire -9 6 £25,000 -16.66%

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 393 (46.24%) Windows
2 334 (39.29%) SQL
3 286 (33.65%) Microsoft
4 212 (24.94%) Finance
5 198 (23.29%) MS Excel
6 187 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 178 (20.94%) Active Directory
8 170 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 160 (18.82%) Linux
9 160 (18.82%) VMware
10 127 (14.94%) Degree
11 120 (14.12%) MS Office
12 119 (14.00%) MS Exchange
13 118 (13.88%) TCP/IP
13 118 (13.88%) Oracle
14 111 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 102 (12.00%) Citrix
16 99 (11.65%) DNS
17 95 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 92 (10.82%) UNIX
18 92 (10.82%) ITIL
19 82 (9.65%) .NET
20 80 (9.41%) Cisco
20 80 (9.41%) Firewall
21 73 (8.59%) IIS
22 70 (8.24%) Project Management
22 70 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 64 (7.53%) VPN
24 63 (7.41%) DHCP
24 63 (7.41%) SAN

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 73 (8.59%) IIS
3 61 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (5.29%) Apache
5 39 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 30 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 30 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.76%) Node.js
10 14 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.71%) Moodle
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.59%) JOnAS
13 5 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.47%) Lync
14 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 198 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 120 (14.12%) 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%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
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%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
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%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
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 99 (11.65%) DNS
3 80 (9.41%) Firewall
4 64 (7.53%) VPN
5 63 (7.41%) SAN
5 63 (7.41%) 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
11 27 (3.18%) LDAP
12 24 (2.82%) NAS
13 22 (2.59%) SSH
14 16 (1.88%) VLAN
14 16 (1.88%) Wireless
15 12 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (1.41%) SNMP
16 11 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
5 36 (4.24%) MySQL
6 31 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (3.53%) 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%) ProClarity
16 4 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.06%) Toad
2 9 (1.06%) JIRA
3 8 (0.94%) Subversion
3 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.24%) Hudson
6 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) PVCS
7 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 212 (24.94%) Finance
2 32 (3.76%) 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 16 (1.88%) Publishing
10 12 (1.41%) Billing
11 11 (1.29%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.94%) Front Office
13 7 (0.82%) Advertising
14 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.59%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.59%) Marketing
14 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.47%) French Language
15 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.65%) .NET
2 35 (4.12%) ASP.NET
3 30 (3.53%) LAMP
4 27 (3.18%) .NET Framework
5 21 (2.47%) HTML
6 20 (2.35%) Software Packaging
7 17 (2.00%) CSS
8 16 (1.88%) XML
9 15 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (1.65%) Middleware
10 14 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (1.53%) Web Services
12 5 (0.59%) JMX
12 5 (0.59%) jQuery
13 3 (0.35%) HTML5
13 3 (0.35%) EDI
13 3 (0.35%) Spring
13 3 (0.35%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.35%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 33 (3.88%) 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%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.41%) Fat Client
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
11 7 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.71%) Equities
13 5 (0.59%) STB
13 5 (0.59%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 393 (46.24%) Windows
2 170 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 160 (18.82%) Linux
4 111 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (10.82%) UNIX
6 55 (6.47%) Windows 7
7 54 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 36 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.82%) Solaris
11 17 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.65%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (1.18%) CentOS
14 10 (1.18%) Windows Vista
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 92 (10.82%) ITIL
2 70 (8.24%) Project Management
3 55 (6.47%) ERP
4 49 (5.76%) CRM
5 44 (5.18%) 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 29 (3.41%) Load Balancing
11 26 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (2.82%) Risk Management
13 20 (2.35%) Service Management
13 20 (2.35%) Problem Management
14 18 (2.12%) Workflow
15 16 (1.88%) Business Analysis
15 16 (1.88%) Data Entry
16 15 (1.76%) Asset Management
16 15 (1.76%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (39.29%) SQL
2 53 (6.24%) T-SQL
3 52 (6.12%) Java
4 49 (5.76%) Python
5 35 (4.12%) Perl
5 35 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 27 (3.18%) PHP
7 25 (2.94%) C#
7 25 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 24 (2.82%) VB
9 16 (1.88%) C
10 13 (1.53%) VBA
10 13 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.41%) C++
11 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.18%) Ruby
13 6 (0.71%) ABAP
14 5 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (14.94%) Degree
2 70 (8.24%) 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%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.18%) CCA
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%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 178 (20.94%) 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%) XenServer
9 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.35%) KVM
12 2 (0.24%) NFS
12 2 (0.24%) Samba
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.12%) SRDF
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%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.71%) Netcool
8 5 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.47%) DameWare
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
9 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 286 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 160 (18.82%) VMware
3 118 (13.88%) 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 27 (3.18%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.47%) Sun
11 20 (2.35%) Sybase
12 18 (2.12%) Apple
13 17 (2.00%) NetApp
14 16 (1.88%) Northgate
14 16 (1.88%) F5
15 15 (1.76%) CODA
16 14 (1.65%) JBoss
17 13 (1.53%) Cognos
17 13 (1.53%) Avaya
17 13 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
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