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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 659 618 610
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 255 373 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 235 334 351
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,574 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.19% +11.91%

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
94415 105499 112875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79423 87101 91866
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -71 235 £35,000 - 21
South East +10 70 £37,500 +7.14% 5
London -8 63 £40,000 +3.22% 10
East of England +22 29 £47,500 +22.03% 3
South West -7 27 £23,500 -14.54%
City of London +79 24 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Berkshire +10 24 £47,500 +26.66%
Wiltshire +32 16 £23,500 -12.96%
Hertfordshire +25 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +19 14 £40,000 +23.07%
West Sussex +12 14 £24,000 -36.00%
Crawley +6 14 £24,000 -36.00%
Windsor - 14 £49,250 -
West Midlands -5 13 £23,500 +2.17% 2
Swindon - 12 £23,500 -
East Midlands +2 10 £24,200 -25.53% 1
West Yorkshire +12 9 £42,500 +68.88%
North West +7 9 £32,500 +18.18%
Essex -4 9 £42,500 +8.97%
Oxfordshire -18 9 £29,500 -2.47%
Bristol +25 7 £45,000 -
Surrey +10 7 £30,791 -17.89% 1
Croydon - 7 £34,500 -
Brighton +6 5 £25,000 -37.50% 3
East Sussex +1 5 £25,000 -20.63% 3
Hampshire -3 5 £45,000 +80.00%
Wakefield - 5 £42,500 -
Cheshire +41 4 £38,500 +40.00%
Sheffield +22 4 £25,000 -35.06%
South Yorkshire +16 4 £25,000 -28.57%

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 276 (46.31%) Windows
2 218 (36.58%) Microsoft
3 193 (32.38%) Active Directory
4 185 (31.04%) Windows Server
5 149 (25.00%) VMware
5 149 (25.00%) SQL
6 131 (21.98%) Linux
7 129 (21.64%) MS Excel
8 117 (19.63%) MS Office
9 115 (19.30%) Firewall
10 110 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 108 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (17.79%) Finance
13 99 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 96 (16.11%) DNS
15 88 (14.77%) MS Exchange
15 88 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 87 (14.60%) Cisco
17 84 (14.09%) DHCP
18 82 (13.76%) VPN
19 73 (12.25%) TCP/IP
20 71 (11.91%) Hyper-V
21 68 (11.41%) Windows 7
22 63 (10.57%) ITIL
22 63 (10.57%) VLAN
23 62 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
25 56 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
26 53 (8.89%) Unix
27 51 (8.56%) 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 88 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 37 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (4.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (3.02%) IIS
9 10 (1.68%) Apache
10 9 (1.51%) JBoss
11 8 (1.34%) CMS
11 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.01%) Confluence
12 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 129 (21.64%) MS Excel
2 117 (19.63%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) Revit
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.68%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.01%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.67%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.50%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.50%) SAP PS
5 3 (0.50%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.34%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.34%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.34%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.34%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.34%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.38%) Office 365
2 18 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.17%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Route 53
6 3 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 115 (19.30%) Firewall
2 96 (16.11%) DNS
3 84 (14.09%) DHCP
4 82 (13.76%) VPN
5 73 (12.25%) TCP/IP
6 63 (10.57%) VLAN
7 41 (6.88%) LAN
7 41 (6.88%) SAN
8 40 (6.71%) WAN
9 30 (5.03%) NAS
10 29 (4.87%) VoIP
11 27 (4.53%) BGP
11 27 (4.53%) Internet
11 27 (4.53%) OSPF
12 26 (4.36%) EIGRP
12 26 (4.36%) FWSM
12 26 (4.36%) IPv4
12 26 (4.36%) Multicast
12 26 (4.36%) SMTP
13 25 (4.19%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.01%) Big Data
8 6 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.84%) MySQL
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.67%) MS Access
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.34%) EDMS
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.34%) JIRA
2 8 (1.34%) Subversion
2 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 106 (17.79%) Finance
2 34 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.52%) Banking
4 18 (3.02%) Back Office
4 18 (3.02%) Law
5 17 (2.85%) Retail
6 16 (2.68%) Billing
7 15 (2.52%) Marketing
8 14 (2.35%) Legal
9 12 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.34%) Advertising
10 8 (1.34%) Electronics
10 8 (1.34%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.01%) Publishing
13 5 (0.84%) Automotive
13 5 (0.84%) Front Office
13 5 (0.84%) Games
13 5 (0.84%) Local Government
14 2 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.19%) .NET
2 23 (3.86%) HTML
3 21 (3.52%) CSS
4 19 (3.19%) MAPI
4 19 (3.19%) XML
5 14 (2.35%) LAMP
6 12 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (1.68%) Web Services
8 7 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.84%) EDI
9 5 (0.84%) XSLT
10 4 (0.67%) MDX
10 4 (0.67%) Middleware
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.67%) XSL
11 3 (0.50%) ELK Stack
11 3 (0.50%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.50%) jQuery
11 3 (0.50%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (0.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.53%) Blackberry
5 21 (3.52%) iPhone
5 21 (3.52%) Replication
6 19 (3.19%) PDA
7 18 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.18%) Equities
10 11 (1.85%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.85%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.85%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.34%) AS400
12 8 (1.34%) Clustering
13 7 (1.17%) EPoS
14 6 (1.01%) Statistics
14 6 (1.01%) User Experience
15 5 (0.84%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 276 (46.31%) Windows
2 185 (31.04%) Windows Server
3 131 (21.98%) Linux
4 108 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (11.41%) Windows 7
7 56 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (8.89%) Unix
9 38 (6.38%) Windows 8
10 36 (6.04%) Windows XP
11 35 (5.87%) Windows 10
12 34 (5.70%) CentOS
13 29 (4.87%) Ubuntu
14 22 (3.69%) Android
15 20 (3.36%) Windows Vista
16 16 (2.68%) Mac OS X
17 15 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.84%) Debian
19 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (10.57%) ITIL
2 45 (7.55%) CRM
3 43 (7.21%) High Availability
4 29 (4.87%) ERP
5 27 (4.53%) Virtual Environments
6 21 (3.52%) Change Management
7 20 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (3.19%) Project Management
9 17 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (2.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (2.52%) Configuration Management
11 14 (2.35%) Change Control
11 14 (2.35%) Service Delivery
11 14 (2.35%) Service Management
12 13 (2.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (2.01%) DevOps
13 12 (2.01%) Logistics
13 12 (2.01%) Mentoring
13 12 (2.01%) Migration
13 12 (2.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 149 (25.00%) SQL
2 42 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 38 (6.38%) Python
4 26 (4.36%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.02%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.52%) Java
7 10 (1.68%) C#
7 10 (1.68%) PHP
7 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.51%) Perl
9 8 (1.34%) C++
9 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.17%) C
10 7 (1.17%) RPG
11 6 (1.01%) VB
12 5 (0.84%) R
12 5 (0.84%) Ruby
12 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.84%) VBA
13 3 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (8.56%) Degree
2 39 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.70%) MCSE
5 27 (4.53%) CCNP
6 26 (4.36%) CCSE
6 26 (4.36%) CCSP
7 24 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 24 (4.03%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.18%) CCNA
8 13 (2.18%) MCSA
9 7 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.84%) MCITP
11 5 (0.84%) PhD
11 5 (0.84%) VCP5
12 4 (0.67%) HND
12 4 (0.67%) MCP
13 3 (0.50%) RHCE
14 2 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.67%) QA
4 3 (0.50%) DICOM
4 3 (0.50%) HL7
5 2 (0.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 193 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 88 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (11.91%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.36%) vSphere
5 21 (3.52%) Firmware
6 14 (2.35%) NFS
7 10 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.51%) XenApp
9 7 (1.17%) Xen
10 6 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.50%) vCloud
12 3 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.34%) XenServer
14 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (5.20%) SCCM
2 27 (4.53%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.01%) SCOM
3 12 (2.01%) WSUS
4 10 (1.68%) Puppet
5 7 (1.17%) Nagios
6 6 (1.01%) Casper Suite
6 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.84%) Ansible
7 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.84%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.50%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.34%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.17%) Cacti
10 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.17%) SCSM
10 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 218 (36.58%) Microsoft
2 149 (25.00%) VMware
3 87 (14.60%) Cisco
4 51 (8.56%) Oracle
5 43 (7.21%) Apple
5 43 (7.21%) Red Hat
6 40 (6.71%) Citrix
7 33 (5.54%) Palo Alto
8 31 (5.20%) CheckPoint
9 27 (4.53%) HP
10 23 (3.86%) Veeam
11 19 (3.19%) Draytek
12 17 (2.85%) Google
13 15 (2.52%) Adobe
14 13 (2.18%) Avaya
14 13 (2.18%) Dell
15 12 (2.01%) Sage
15 12 (2.01%) SAP
16 11 (1.85%) Juniper
17 10 (1.68%) IBM
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,00 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23700 - £24700 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £20,989 to £25,768 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £48,000
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Options
Posted: 27 days ago