Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 482 467
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 44 76 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 116
South East median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,068 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,800 £43,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -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 27,326 29,410 34,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.70% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22,713 24,560 28,643
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +14 9 £47,500 +43.94% 2
Hampshire -15 9 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Kent +24 8 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Surrey +15 8 £46,250 +42.31% 2
Berkshire +9 5 £45,000 +5.88%
West Sussex -3 5 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Oxfordshire +1 4 £47,500 +46.15% 1
East Sussex 0 3 £23,500 -24.80%
Middlesex +4 2 £50,500 +34.67%
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (36.36%) Windows
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
7 8 (18.18%) SLA
8 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
8 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.91%) Fintech
9 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.64%) Banking
10 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.36%) CRM
10 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery Management
10 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.09%) Office 365
11 4 (9.09%) CentOS
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (9.09%) DevOps
11 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.09%) Task Automation
11 4 (9.09%) VoIP
11 4 (9.09%) Perl

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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.27%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.27%) iTrent
1 1 (2.27%) Primavera
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
4 2 (4.55%) SSH
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.27%) Broadband
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Fintech
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) CentOS
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) openSUSE
7 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
3 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery Management
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Task Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Microservices
8 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.82%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (6.82%) HNC
3 3 (6.82%) HND
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) McAfee
2 3 (6.82%) Symantec
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Infor
4 1 (2.27%) Lumesse
4 1 (2.27%) Peoplefluent
4 1 (2.27%) Progress
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) VMware