The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 208 191 178
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 23
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £23,400 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £33,007 £42,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham -4 5 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Coventry -8 4 £29,948 -0.99%
Worcestershire +3 3 £31,500 +31.25%
Staffordshire -18 1 £38,500 +10.00% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £30,500 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) SAP CRM
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) SAP BW
3 6 (19.35%) ABAP
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.68%) IIS
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.68%) NEC
6 3 (9.68%) VLE
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) Moodle
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.45%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.23%) Maximo
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.23%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) WLAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) E-Learning
2 3 (9.68%) VLE
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.45%) Line Management
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Security Management
3 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) BPEL
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) People Management
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) ABAP
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) MCSA
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) NEC
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) Civica
7 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.23%) RedPrairie
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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