Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 May 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 > South East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 466 536
Rank change year-on-year 0 +70 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 92 89 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 85 76 74
South East median annual salary £40,000 £34,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.79% -8.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,050 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,250 £46,875 £52,125
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,443 28,437 36,576
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 96.89% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,506 23,746 31,175
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in the South East

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Support in the South East

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in the South East over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Support in the South East

Systems Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Thames Valley +1 36 £50,000 +47.06% 3
Berkshire +9 24 £57,500 +31.43% 2
West Sussex +10 18 £31,000 +24.00%
Surrey +4 15 £43,750 +30.60% 1
Hampshire -28 14 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Oxfordshire -14 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Kent +7 6 £27,500 +3.77%
East Sussex -13 3 £35,000 -17.65%
Buckinghamshire -22 1 £30,000 -9.09%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, Systems Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 27 (29.35%) Windows Server
3 26 (28.26%) SAP
4 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
5 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
7 19 (20.65%) ERP
7 19 (20.65%) Finance
8 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
9 16 (17.39%) DNS
10 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
10 15 (16.30%) Oracle
11 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (13.04%) DHCP
13 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (13.04%) CRM
13 12 (13.04%) Windows 10
13 12 (13.04%) Office 365
14 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.96%) Linux
15 10 (10.87%) JD Edwards
15 10 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (10.87%) Business Continuity
15 10 (10.87%) Oracle ERP
15 10 (10.87%) Operations Management
15 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (9.78%) NetSuite
2 9 (9.78%) SAP BPC
3 4 (4.35%) Epicor Tropos
3 4 (4.35%) Infor M3
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) DNS
2 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.04%) DHCP
4 7 (7.61%) Broadband
4 7 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.43%) SAN
6 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.35%) VoIP
6 4 (4.35%) VPN
7 3 (3.26%) Firewall
7 3 (3.26%) SSL
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
8 2 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.17%) IPsec
9 1 (1.09%) Intranet
9 1 (1.09%) Network Security
9 1 (1.09%) SMS
9 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Big Data
3 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 2 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
1 4 (4.35%) CSS
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) EDI
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.09%) Fintech
4 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 27 (29.35%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 11 (11.96%) Linux
5 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.43%) CentOS
7 5 (5.43%) Unix
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) openSUSE
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) ERP
2 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.04%) CRM
4 10 (10.87%) Business Continuity
4 10 (10.87%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (10.87%) Operations Management
4 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
4 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.78%) Planning and Forecasting
5 9 (9.78%) Service Management
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) DevOps
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) C++
3 7 (7.61%) Python
4 6 (6.52%) C#
5 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) HND
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) vCloud
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) SAP
2 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.30%) Oracle
4 10 (10.87%) JD Edwards
4 10 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (9.78%) Anaplan
5 9 (9.78%) Hyperion
5 9 (9.78%) Tagetik
5 9 (9.78%) VMware
6 8 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.61%) Sage
8 6 (6.52%) Epicor
8 6 (6.52%) Infor
9 5 (5.43%) Apple
9 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.43%) Dell
9 5 (5.43%) EqualLogic
10 4 (4.35%) IFS
10 4 (4.35%) Veritas
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco