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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 554 579 538
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 426 329 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 358 286 373
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £27,756 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -14.59%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +40 410 £33,829 +4.08% 56
London +17 188 £36,500 -8.75% 16
South East +13 99 £35,000 +3.70% 11
City of London +2 41 £35,000 -37.21% 3
South West +21 34 £25,000 -8.25% 6
East of England -10 24 £28,750 -8.73% 7
Berkshire +6 21 £36,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 21 £37,500 -16.66% 2
North West +6 20 £39,250 +41.41% 7
Surrey +7 19 £35,000 +45.83% 2
East Midlands -11 19 £27,250 +0.92% 2
West Yorkshire -33 15 £18,836 -10.30% 2
Yorkshire -62 15 £18,836 -21.51% 3
Milton Keynes +17 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Manchester +3 14 £45,000 +49.36% 3
West Midlands +3 14 £37,500 +38.88% 5
Leeds -12 14 £18,836 -10.30% 1
Hampshire -13 14 £27,500 -24.13%
West Sussex - 14 £28,250 - 2
Devon +3 11 £19,400 -6.73% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £25,000 - 2
Exeter +5 10 £19,400 -6.73% 1
Guildford +5 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Reading +1 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Cheltenham - 9 £25,000 - 1
Somerset +3 8 £24,000 +6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +18 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £15,000 -55.88% 6
Oxfordshire -16 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland -25 7 £26,500 -18.46% 2

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 415 (52.60%) Windows
2 322 (40.81%) SQL
3 306 (38.78%) Microsoft
4 193 (24.46%) Active Directory
4 193 (24.46%) MS Excel
4 193 (24.46%) SQL Server
5 191 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 176 (22.31%) Finance
7 156 (19.77%) VMware
8 152 (19.26%) Linux
9 131 (16.60%) MS Exchange
10 124 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 122 (15.46%) Degree
12 120 (15.21%) ITIL
13 112 (14.20%) .NET
13 112 (14.20%) TCP/IP
14 107 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 105 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 92 (11.66%) MS Office
17 90 (11.41%) Oracle
18 87 (11.03%) Firewall
19 86 (10.90%) UNIX
20 78 (9.89%) IIS
21 75 (9.51%) DNS
22 71 (9.00%) Windows 7
23 70 (8.87%) Citrix
24 64 (8.11%) VPN
25 63 (7.98%) Windows XP
26 57 (7.22%) Cisco
27 56 (7.10%) MCSE

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 131 (16.60%) MS Exchange
2 78 (9.89%) IIS
3 55 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (6.34%) SharePoint
5 41 (5.20%) Apache
6 27 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.14%) JOnAS
10 9 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.14%) MS Project Server
10 9 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.76%) Moodle
12 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.63%) Lync
13 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.51%) CMS
13 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 193 (24.46%) MS Excel
2 92 (11.66%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Stata
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.89%) Agresso
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.89%) SalesLogix
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) MFGPRO
6 3 (0.38%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.55%) Office 365
2 12 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.76%) SaaS
4 5 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
4 5 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.51%) Taleo
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 112 (14.20%) TCP/IP
2 87 (11.03%) Firewall
3 75 (9.51%) DNS
4 64 (8.11%) VPN
5 56 (7.10%) SAN
5 56 (7.10%) Internet
6 50 (6.34%) LAN
7 48 (6.08%) DHCP
8 45 (5.70%) WAN
9 41 (5.20%) HTTP
10 30 (3.80%) LDAP
11 23 (2.92%) VoIP
12 21 (2.66%) NAS
13 19 (2.41%) SNMP
14 12 (1.52%) Wireless
15 10 (1.27%) Network Security
16 9 (1.14%) FTP
17 8 (1.01%) BIG-IP
18 7 (0.89%) Ethernet
18 7 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
5 32 (4.06%) MySQL
6 31 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 26 (3.30%) MS Access
9 21 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.01%) DTS
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.76%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (4.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.51%) JIRA
5 3 (0.38%) Toad
6 2 (0.25%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) PVCS
7 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 176 (22.31%) Finance
2 38 (4.82%) Retail
3 28 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.42%) Banking
5 17 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.03%) Back Office
7 10 (1.27%) Publishing
7 10 (1.27%) Law
8 8 (1.01%) Billing
8 8 (1.01%) Advertising
9 7 (0.89%) Marketing
10 6 (0.76%) Front Office
11 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (14.20%) .NET
2 41 (5.20%) .NET Framework
3 39 (4.94%) ASP.NET
3 39 (4.94%) XML
4 23 (2.92%) Software Packaging
5 22 (2.79%) HTML
5 22 (2.79%) CSS
6 14 (1.77%) LAMP
6 14 (1.77%) Middleware
7 13 (1.65%) Web Services
8 11 (1.39%) J2EE
9 6 (0.76%) jQuery
9 6 (0.76%) X-Windows
10 5 (0.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (0.63%) Spring
11 3 (0.38%) JMX
11 3 (0.38%) XSLT
11 3 (0.38%) JSP
11 3 (0.38%) Servlets
11 3 (0.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 29 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.41%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.28%) Replication
7 15 (1.90%) Statistics
8 13 (1.65%) Open Source
9 12 (1.52%) EFT
10 11 (1.39%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.39%) Clustering
10 11 (1.39%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.39%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.27%) EPoS
12 9 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.01%) iSeries
14 6 (0.76%) iPad
14 6 (0.76%) Equities
14 6 (0.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 415 (52.60%) Windows
2 191 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (19.26%) Linux
4 124 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (10.90%) UNIX
6 71 (9.00%) Windows 7
7 63 (7.98%) Windows XP
8 48 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (2.66%) Solaris
13 19 (2.41%) Windows Vista
14 17 (2.15%) CentOS
15 16 (2.03%) AIX
16 14 (1.77%) Windows 2000
17 9 (1.14%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.63%) Android
20 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (15.21%) ITIL
2 52 (6.59%) ERP
3 47 (5.96%) Project Management
4 44 (5.58%) Service Delivery
5 42 (5.32%) CRM
6 37 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 35 (4.44%) Change Management
8 34 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (4.18%) Problem Management
10 30 (3.80%) Load Balancing
11 29 (3.68%) Migration
12 25 (3.17%) Change Control
13 21 (2.66%) E-Commerce
14 20 (2.53%) PRINCE2
14 20 (2.53%) Risk Management
15 19 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (2.41%) Software Deployment
16 17 (2.15%) Asset Management
17 16 (2.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 322 (40.81%) SQL
2 49 (6.21%) Perl
3 47 (5.96%) T-SQL
3 47 (5.96%) Java
3 47 (5.96%) Python
4 41 (5.20%) Bash Shell
4 41 (5.20%) C#
5 38 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 30 (3.80%) VB
7 24 (3.04%) JavaScript
8 21 (2.66%) PHP
9 19 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.90%) VBScript
12 11 (1.39%) R
13 10 (1.27%) C
14 9 (1.14%) VBA
15 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.76%) sed
16 6 (0.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 122 (15.46%) Degree
2 105 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (7.10%) MCSE
4 39 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (4.44%) CCNA
6 31 (3.93%) MCP
7 18 (2.28%) MCDBA
8 16 (2.03%) MCITP
9 11 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.27%) MCSA
11 9 (1.14%) MCTS
12 8 (1.01%) CCA
12 8 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.01%) RHCE
13 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.51%) CIMA
15 4 (0.51%) ACCA
16 3 (0.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.72%) SLA
2 26 (3.30%) QA
3 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 193 (24.46%) Active Directory
2 107 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.07%) vSphere
5 33 (4.18%) XenApp
6 23 (2.92%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.01%) Xen
10 7 (0.89%) Samba
11 6 (0.76%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.76%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.51%) XenServer
12 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.51%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.13%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (4.82%) Nagios
1 38 (4.82%) Backup Exec
2 36 (4.56%) SCCM
3 29 (3.68%) SCOM
4 19 (2.41%) WSUS
5 13 (1.65%) Puppet
6 11 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.76%) YUM
8 5 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (0.63%) Netcool
8 5 (0.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.25%) Cacti
11 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.13%) OpenView
12 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 306 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 156 (19.77%) VMware
3 90 (11.41%) Oracle
4 70 (8.87%) Citrix
5 57 (7.22%) Cisco
6 48 (6.08%) HP
7 37 (4.69%) SAP
8 34 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 34 (4.31%) Symantec
9 20 (2.53%) Sun
10 19 (2.41%) Sybase
10 19 (2.41%) Bomgar
11 18 (2.28%) IBM
11 18 (2.28%) Apple
11 18 (2.28%) CommVault
12 16 (2.03%) JBoss
13 15 (1.90%) Avaya
14 14 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.52%) Juniper
16 11 (1.39%) NetApp
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stansted, Essex
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £33700.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bushey, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cloud Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Salary: From £26,527 to £30,728 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £48,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £45,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago