Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 467 505
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 79 131 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 117 124
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £22,113
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £47,625
England median annual salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -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 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Surrey +23 27 £32,500 -5.11% 2
Thames Valley +8 22 £33,000 -12.58% 2
Hampshire +3 14 £33,750 +3.85%
Oxfordshire -5 14 £32,500 +10.17% 1
West Sussex -13 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +17 6 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Kent +13 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £42,750 +25.74%
East Sussex -9 2 £31,250 +9.65%
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 22 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 South East region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 41 (51.90%) Windows
2 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
3 35 (44.30%) Windows Server
4 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 29 (36.71%) DNS
6 27 (34.18%) VMware
7 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (31.65%) Finance
9 24 (30.38%) SQL
9 24 (30.38%) Office 365
10 20 (25.32%) Windows 10
11 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
12 17 (21.52%) VPN
13 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
13 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.72%) DHCP
14 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (15.19%) ITIL
15 12 (15.19%) Customer Requirements
16 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.92%) ERP
16 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.92%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (13.92%) IaaS
16 11 (13.92%) PaaS
17 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (11.39%) Cisco

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 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.86%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Site Server
6 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (6.33%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.53%) assyst
3 2 (2.53%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) Office 365
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (13.92%) IaaS
3 11 (13.92%) PaaS
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) DNS
2 17 (21.52%) VPN
3 14 (17.72%) DHCP
4 8 (10.13%) SAN
4 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.59%) Skype
6 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.33%) VLAN
7 4 (5.06%) Firewall
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.53%) IPsec
9 2 (2.53%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.53%) VoIP
9 2 (2.53%) WAN
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.27%) Internet
10 1 (1.27%) NAS
10 1 (1.27%) SMS
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Essbase
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.27%) French Language
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) EDI
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) FMCG
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.32%) Windows 10
5 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.39%) Linux
8 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.27%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.27%) Unix
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Customer Requirements
1 12 (15.19%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) ERP
3 8 (10.13%) Data Integration
4 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.59%) CRM
5 6 (7.59%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.59%) Migration
5 6 (7.59%) Operations Management
5 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Presales
6 5 (6.33%) Web Filtering
7 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) MCSA
3 2 (2.53%) CCNA
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.39%) vSphere
4 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.33%) XenApp
6 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) vCenter Server
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.33%) SmoothWall
3 5 (6.33%) WSUS
4 4 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.18%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Cisco
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle
5 7 (8.86%) Dell
5 7 (8.86%) HP
5 7 (8.86%) SAP
5 7 (8.86%) Sophos
5 7 (8.86%) Veeam
6 6 (7.59%) Apple
6 6 (7.59%) JD Edwards
6 6 (7.59%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix
7 5 (6.33%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.53%) Acronis
8 2 (2.53%) Aruba
8 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
8 2 (2.53%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds