The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 371 408
Rank change year-on-year +34 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 43 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 68
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Systems Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +10 14 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Hampshire +26 10 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Surrey +30 7 £49,500 +47.76%
West Sussex +1 5 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Berkshire -1 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent +10 2 £26,500 +6.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) SQL
3 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
4 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
4 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (30.12%) VMware
5 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
6 24 (28.92%) Finance
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.30%) DNS
9 19 (22.89%) DHCP
10 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (21.69%) Office 365
11 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
13 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
13 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.66%) Change Management
14 13 (15.66%) SLA
14 13 (15.66%) SAN
14 13 (15.66%) Apple
14 13 (15.66%) Analytics
14 13 (15.66%) Skype for Business
14 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
14 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (14.46%) Skype
15 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (13.25%) vSphere

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 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.66%) Skype for Business
3 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (12.05%) IIS
5 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.84%) SAS
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.41%) assyst
2 2 (2.41%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.41%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.41%) SAP HR-PA
2 2 (2.41%) SAP HR-PD
2 2 (2.41%) SAP PA-EC
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Office 365
2 11 (13.25%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.61%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) DNS
2 19 (22.89%) DHCP
3 13 (15.66%) SAN
4 12 (14.46%) Skype
5 9 (10.84%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.82%) LAN
7 4 (4.82%) VPN
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
8 3 (3.61%) Firewall
8 3 (3.61%) Internet
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.20%) Network Security
10 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.20%) VoIP
10 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.41%) Essbase
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) XML
3 3 (3.61%) JSON
4 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.41%) EDI
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) e-Learning
3 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) EPoS
5 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.41%) FMCG
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) EFT
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
7 10 (12.05%) Apple iOS
8 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
9 7 (8.43%) Linux
10 4 (4.82%) CentOS
10 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.41%) VMS
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Analytics
1 13 (15.66%) Change Management
2 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (12.05%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (10.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
3 9 (10.84%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Presales
3 9 (10.84%) Web Filtering
4 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.64%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (9.64%) Data Analytics
4 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
4 8 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (9.64%) Product Management
5 5 (6.02%) Task Automation
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.82%) ERP
6 4 (4.82%) Service Management
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VBA
6 2 (2.41%) C
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.41%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) VB
6 2 (2.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) MCSA
3 3 (3.61%) CEH
3 3 (3.61%) CISSP
3 3 (3.61%) GCIA
4 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.25%) vSphere
5 9 (10.84%) XenApp
5 9 (10.84%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.41%) vCloud
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 9 (10.84%) Backup Exec
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (10.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (10.84%) SmoothWall
2 9 (10.84%) WSUS
3 7 (8.43%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.61%) Grafana
4 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) VMware
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.66%) Apple
4 11 (13.25%) Citrix
4 11 (13.25%) Dell
4 11 (13.25%) HP
5 9 (10.84%) Sophos
5 9 (10.84%) Symantec
5 9 (10.84%) Veeam
6 8 (9.64%) Tableau
7 6 (7.23%) Cisco
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle
8 4 (4.82%) SAP
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.41%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.41%) IBM
10 2 (2.41%) Meraki
11 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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