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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 224 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 10 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Median salary £29,500 £24,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.40% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £36,750 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
5550 5333 5309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.85% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4402 4403
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Staffordshire -4 2 £30,750 +5.12%
Birmingham -24 2 £25,750 +28.75%
Coventry +3 1 £23,500 -37.33%
Walsall - 1 £17,000 -
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Logistics
6 4 (17.39%) Automotive
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Windows XP

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 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Infor LN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Logistics
2 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Epicor
3 1 (4.35%) IFS
3 1 (4.35%) Infor
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) VMware