Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems Support
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 774 733
Rank change year-on-year -43 -41 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 349 460 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 323 420 549
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in England

Systems Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Support in England

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support in England

Systems Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 151 £42,000 +13.51% 12
South East +7 80 £32,500 - 3
Midlands +39 37 £27,500 -7.56% 2
West Midlands +30 31 £26,750 +0.94% 2
North of England -19 29 £35,000 +11.11% 7
South West +15 27 £35,000 +48.94% 1
Yorkshire +16 22 £33,750 -15.63% 3
East of England -16 21 £26,750 -30.52% 2
North West -45 7 £35,000 +12.00% 3
East Midlands +24 6 £27,500 -15.38%
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 England region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 146 (41.83%) Windows
2 130 (37.25%) Finance
3 111 (31.81%) SQL
4 103 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 96 (27.51%) Windows Server
6 95 (27.22%) Active Directory
7 86 (24.64%) VMware
8 67 (19.20%) SQL Server
9 61 (17.48%) Office 365
10 60 (17.19%) Linux
11 55 (15.76%) DNS
11 55 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (12.61%) SharePoint
14 43 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (11.17%) Hyper-V
15 39 (11.17%) MS Exchange
15 39 (11.17%) TCP/IP
16 38 (10.89%) Windows 10
17 37 (10.60%) ERP
17 37 (10.60%) Oracle
17 37 (10.60%) Windows 7
18 36 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
18 36 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (9.46%) Cisco
20 32 (9.17%) VPN
20 32 (9.17%) Degree
21 31 (8.88%) Firewall
22 30 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (8.60%) PowerShell

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 44 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 39 (11.17%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.01%) IIS
4 11 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.72%) Jetty
7 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.15%) SAS
9 4 (1.15%) WordPress
10 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.29%) Apache
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) NetSuite
2 7 (2.01%) Actimize
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.72%) Sage X3
3 6 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (1.15%) assyst
5 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.86%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.57%) SunGard APT
7 2 (0.57%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.29%) Kondor
8 1 (0.29%) Magento
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.48%) Office 365
2 43 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.16%) IaaS
4 17 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.30%) PaaS
6 14 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (2.29%) SaaS
8 6 (1.72%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.76%) DNS
2 39 (11.17%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.17%) VPN
4 31 (8.88%) Firewall
5 25 (7.16%) SAN
6 24 (6.88%) DHCP
7 23 (6.59%) LAN
8 18 (5.16%) WAN
9 15 (4.30%) Internet
10 12 (3.44%) Wireless
11 10 (2.87%) VLAN
11 10 (2.87%) VoIP
12 8 (2.29%) Skype
13 7 (2.01%) LDAP
14 6 (1.72%) HTTP
14 6 (1.72%) SMTP
14 6 (1.72%) SSH
15 5 (1.43%) WLAN
16 4 (1.15%) DECT
16 4 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.44%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (2.58%) MySQL
5 8 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.01%) Power BI
7 6 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.57%) Essbase
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) CA Gen
1 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 130 (37.25%) Finance
2 21 (6.02%) Banking
3 18 (5.16%) Legal
4 13 (3.72%) Law
4 13 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.44%) Front Office
6 11 (3.15%) Retail
7 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.43%) Advertising
8 5 (1.43%) Marketing
9 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.72%) .NET
2 8 (2.29%) HTML
3 7 (2.01%) J2EE
3 7 (2.01%) MDX
4 6 (1.72%) Middleware
4 6 (1.72%) Web Services
5 5 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.86%) CSS
7 2 (0.57%) EDI
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) LAMP
8 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.01%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.87%) User Experience
5 9 (2.58%) NHS
6 8 (2.29%) Clustering
6 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.01%) Equities
7 7 (2.01%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.43%) CCTV
9 4 (1.15%) iPad
9 4 (1.15%) Replication
10 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.86%) FMCG
10 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.86%) Social Network
11 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.57%) Derivative
11 2 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 146 (41.83%) Windows
2 96 (27.51%) Windows Server
3 60 (17.19%) Linux
4 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (10.89%) Windows 10
6 37 (10.60%) Windows 7
7 36 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (6.88%) Unix
9 10 (2.87%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.72%) Android
11 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.60%) ERP
2 30 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (7.16%) ITIL
4 22 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (6.02%) CRM
6 14 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (3.72%) Project Management
8 12 (3.44%) Change Management
9 11 (3.15%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (2.87%) Business Analysis
10 10 (2.87%) Data Management
10 10 (2.87%) Test Scripting
11 9 (2.58%) Business Continuity
11 9 (2.58%) Coaching
11 9 (2.58%) Data Analysis
11 9 (2.58%) Load Balancing
11 9 (2.58%) Practice Management
11 9 (2.58%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.29%) DevOps
12 8 (2.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.81%) SQL
2 30 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 26 (7.45%) Perl
4 23 (6.59%) Python
5 21 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.02%) Java
6 16 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.44%) Ruby
8 8 (2.29%) C#
9 7 (2.01%) PHP
10 5 (1.43%) VB
11 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) COBOL
13 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (9.17%) Degree
2 24 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.58%) MCSA
4 10 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.87%) MCSE
5 8 (2.29%) CCNA
5 8 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.01%) MCP
7 6 (1.72%) HNC
8 5 (1.43%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.43%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) ACCA
9 4 (1.15%) CIMA
9 4 (1.15%) MCITP
9 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.86%) HND
11 2 (0.57%) AAT
11 2 (0.57%) CCNP
12 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.58%) SLA
2 8 (2.29%) QA
3 7 (2.01%) SEPA
4 5 (1.43%) GxP
5 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.57%) GDPR
6 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.57%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 95 (27.22%) Active Directory
2 55 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.87%) vSphere
5 9 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.01%) Docker
6 7 (2.01%) XenApp
6 7 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.72%) KVM
7 6 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.86%) Firmware
9 2 (0.57%) vCloud
9 2 (0.57%) Xen
10 1 (0.29%) Postfix
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.16%) SCCM
2 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (2.58%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.72%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.43%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.15%) SmoothWall
6 4 (1.15%) WSUS
7 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.86%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.29%) Ansible
9 1 (0.29%) Consul
9 1 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 103 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 86 (24.64%) VMware
3 37 (10.60%) Oracle
4 33 (9.46%) Cisco
5 29 (8.31%) HP
6 20 (5.73%) Citrix
6 20 (5.73%) SAP
7 14 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (4.01%) Veeam
8 10 (2.87%) 3PAR
8 10 (2.87%) Apple
8 10 (2.87%) Symantec
9 9 (2.58%) Sage
9 9 (2.58%) Sophos
10 8 (2.29%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (2.01%) Dell
11 7 (2.01%) Infor
12 6 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (1.72%) EMC