Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Systems Support
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 667 681
Rank change year-on-year -41 +14 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 115 158 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 137 210
London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,550 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,250 £62,500
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,369 67,873 81,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 53,912 58,096 70,022
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in London over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the London region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Central London -28 30 £42,500 +8.09% 6
West London +20 10 £37,500 +13.64% 1
East London +9 6 £53,375 +61.74% 1
South London -7 5 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 59 (51.30%) Finance
2 45 (39.13%) Windows
3 36 (31.30%) SQL
4 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
5 28 (24.35%) Windows Server
6 24 (20.87%) VMware
7 23 (20.00%) Linux
8 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
9 17 (14.78%) Java
10 16 (13.91%) DNS
10 16 (13.91%) Banking
11 15 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 15 (13.04%) Office 365
12 14 (12.17%) Cisco
13 13 (11.30%) Perl
13 13 (11.30%) Oracle
13 13 (11.30%) Degree
13 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
14 12 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
14 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
14 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (10.43%) SAN
14 12 (10.43%) Firewall
15 11 (9.57%) Python
15 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
16 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.09%) IIS
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.61%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Actimize
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.74%) Aareon QL
3 2 (1.74%) Academy Housing
3 2 (1.74%) arcHouse
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.74%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (1.74%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (1.74%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.74%) OPENHousing
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.74%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.87%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.87%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Office 365
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) DNS
2 12 (10.43%) Firewall
2 12 (10.43%) SAN
3 7 (6.09%) WAN
4 6 (5.22%) DHCP
4 6 (5.22%) Internet
4 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.22%) VPN
5 4 (3.48%) HTTP
5 4 (3.48%) LAN
5 4 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.48%) SMTP
5 4 (3.48%) SSH
5 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.61%) IPv4
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.74%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (1.74%) VLAN
7 2 (1.74%) VSAN
8 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.87%) Informix
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 59 (51.30%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.96%) Front Office
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 4 (3.48%) Law
6 3 (2.61%) Back Office
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
1 6 (5.22%) HTML
1 6 (5.22%) J2EE
2 5 (4.35%) LDAP
3 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.74%) CSS
4 2 (1.74%) jQuery
4 2 (1.74%) Web Services
4 2 (1.74%) XML
4 2 (1.74%) XSL
5 1 (0.87%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.61%) Social Network
6 2 (1.74%) Derivative
6 2 (1.74%) Equities
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) BYOD
7 1 (0.87%) CCTV
7 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.87%) Eurex
7 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Windows
2 28 (24.35%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.00%) Linux
4 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
4 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.70%) Unix
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) Android
10 2 (1.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) CentOS
11 1 (0.87%) Fedora
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.87%) SUSE
11 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (6.96%) Data Management
3 6 (5.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 6 (5.22%) Cash Management
3 6 (5.22%) CRM
4 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.35%) Change Management
4 5 (4.35%) ITIL
5 4 (3.48%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (3.48%) Presales
5 4 (3.48%) Runbook
5 4 (3.48%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Change Control
6 3 (2.61%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (2.61%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.61%) Low Latency
6 3 (2.61%) Systematic Trading
6 3 (2.61%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) Java
3 13 (11.30%) Perl
4 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.57%) Python
5 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.22%) PHP
7 5 (4.35%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) C#
8 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.74%) VB
10 1 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.35%) MCITP
3 5 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.61%) CCNP
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) AAT
7 1 (0.87%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) SEPA
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) GxP
4 1 (0.87%) MiFID
System Software
1 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.96%) vSphere
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.48%) Xen
6 3 (2.61%) Firmware
7 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.87%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.87%) Docker
8 1 (0.87%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.87%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.87%) Rancher
4 1 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) VMware
3 14 (12.17%) Cisco
4 13 (11.30%) Oracle
5 7 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (5.22%) Apple
6 6 (5.22%) Citrix
7 5 (4.35%) HP
8 4 (3.48%) Sophos
8 4 (3.48%) Symantec
8 4 (3.48%) Veeam
9 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.61%) Brocade
9 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.61%) F5
9 3 (2.61%) SAP
9 3 (2.61%) Yardi
10 2 (1.74%) Avaya
10 2 (1.74%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.74%) Sybase