The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 186 183 174
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 17
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,543 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,895 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,756 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -14.59%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Systems Support
England

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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Warwickshire +6 3 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 - 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham +1 2 £28,543 +3.79%
Dudley - 2 £35,000 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (36.36%) SQL
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) VPN
5 7 (21.21%) CCNA
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
6 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.18%) VB
6 6 (18.18%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (18.18%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) Citrix
7 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.15%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 4 (12.12%) MPLS
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) JasperReports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) PVCS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) PostGIS
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Business Development
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) BPEL
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
3 6 (18.18%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) ABAP
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNA
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Sun
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
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