The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 228 202 204
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 14
Median salary £23,500 £23,000 £35,823
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -35.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,400 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5868 5125 4951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.40% 97.10% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4293 4171
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support across the West Midlands region.

Systems Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Systems Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham -7 7 £23,500 -41.25%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -1 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Wolverhampton -9 1 £40,500 +76.08%
Coventry - 1 £23,500 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Sun
5 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
5 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) VB
5 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 6 (26.09%) VBA
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) Logistics
7 4 (17.39%) Automotive
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 2 (8.70%) LAN
9 2 (8.70%) WAN

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
1 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
2 6 (26.09%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) NEC