Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 452 567
Rank change year-on-year +12 +115 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 107 111 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 102 92 70
South East median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £43,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 30,465 30,088 40,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25,505 24,957 34,053
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +23 33 £38,250 +12.50% 8
Surrey +18 32 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire -34 20 £40,000 +23.08%
Berkshire +10 18 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Sussex -4 14 £37,500 +50.00%
Oxfordshire -8 12 £30,500 +3.39% 6
Kent +10 4 £28,000 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £36,250 -9.38% 1
East Sussex -15 2 £31,250 -11.97%
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (34.58%) SQL
4 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 34 (31.78%) Windows Server
6 29 (27.10%) SAP
7 27 (25.23%) Finance
7 27 (25.23%) DNS
8 25 (23.36%) ERP
8 25 (23.36%) Office 365
9 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (18.69%) Oracle
12 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
13 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
14 17 (15.89%) VMware
15 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
16 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (14.02%) Business Continuity Planning
16 15 (14.02%) Operations Management
16 15 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
16 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (14.02%) Oracle ERP
16 15 (14.02%) Business Continuity
16 15 (14.02%) PeopleSoft
16 15 (14.02%) DHCP
16 15 (14.02%) JD Edwards
16 15 (14.02%) Customer Requirements

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 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Site Server
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (11.21%) NetSuite
3 7 (6.54%) SAP BPC
4 4 (3.74%) Epicor Tropos
4 4 (3.74%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Office 365
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (7.48%) IaaS
3 8 (7.48%) PaaS
4 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) DNS
2 15 (14.02%) DHCP
3 12 (11.21%) VPN
4 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.41%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (6.54%) Broadband
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.80%) Firewall
8 3 (2.80%) SAN
8 3 (2.80%) SSL
8 3 (2.80%) VoIP
9 2 (1.87%) IPsec
9 2 (1.87%) SMS
10 1 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
10 1 (0.93%) LAN
10 1 (0.93%) NAS
10 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Legal
3 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 4 (3.74%) CSS
2 4 (3.74%) HTML
3 3 (2.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 34 (31.78%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
4 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
5 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.48%) Linux
7 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.87%) CentOS
9 2 (1.87%) Unix
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) ERP
2 21 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.02%) Business Continuity
3 15 (14.02%) Business Continuity Planning
3 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (14.02%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (14.02%) Operations Management
3 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
3 15 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (13.08%) ITIL
5 12 (11.21%) CRM
6 10 (9.35%) Service Management
7 8 (7.48%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Data Integration
7 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.48%) Migration
8 7 (6.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 7 (6.54%) Planning and Forecasting
9 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) C#
2 6 (5.61%) C++
2 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.74%) Python
4 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) MCSE
3 2 (1.87%) CCNA
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 38 (35.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.54%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.74%) vSphere
6 3 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.87%) vCloud
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.10%) SAP
3 20 (18.69%) Oracle
4 17 (15.89%) VMware
5 15 (14.02%) JD Edwards
5 15 (14.02%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (7.48%) Cisco
6 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
7 7 (6.54%) Anaplan
7 7 (6.54%) Hyperion
7 7 (6.54%) Tagetik
8 6 (5.61%) Apple
8 6 (5.61%) Sage
9 5 (4.67%) Epicor
9 5 (4.67%) Infor
10 4 (3.74%) IFS
11 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.87%) Aruba
11 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.87%) Veeam