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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 218 193 166
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 15
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,100 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +5.81%
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
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham -9 4 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Warwickshire -13 3 £21,500 -59.04%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
3 10 (32.26%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
3 10 (32.26%) Sun
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) AS400
7 6 (19.35%) Classic ASP
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) VB
7 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
7 6 (19.35%) VBA
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) RPG
7 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.13%) RPG IV
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 4 (12.90%) Workflow
9 4 (12.90%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
1 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) Classic ASP
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) Ajax
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
3 4 (12.90%) iBATIS
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (12.90%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) WCF
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) AS400
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.23%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Release Management
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) RPG
3 6 (19.35%) VB
3 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
3 6 (19.35%) VBA
4 5 (16.13%) RPG IV
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Sun
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Meridio
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) NEC
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.23%) Infor
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