The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 408 378
Rank change year-on-year +55 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 40 46 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 57
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,200
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Hampshire +22 11 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £33,000 +46.66% 1
Surrey +51 8 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Berkshire +38 5 £41,250 +9.27% 1
Oxfordshire -4 3 £22,500 -15.09%
West Sussex +3 2 £22,500 -51.08%
East Sussex +9 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 51 (46.36%) SQL
1 51 (46.36%) Windows
2 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
3 36 (32.73%) Windows Server
4 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
5 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.64%) Finance
7 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
9 20 (18.18%) Office 365
10 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
11 18 (16.36%) MS Office
12 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 16 (14.55%) Change Management
12 16 (14.55%) PowerShell
12 16 (14.55%) Analytics
13 14 (12.73%) VMware
13 14 (12.73%) T-SQL
14 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
14 13 (11.82%) Degree
15 12 (10.91%) SaaS
16 11 (10.00%) Apple
16 11 (10.00%) Service Delivery
16 11 (10.00%) e-Learning
16 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
16 11 (10.00%) SLA

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 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) IIS
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.45%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) CICS
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR-PA
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR-PD
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Travel Management
1 2 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.91%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Office 365
2 12 (10.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.18%) DNS
3 8 (7.27%) DHCP
4 6 (5.45%) VPN
5 5 (4.55%) Firewall
5 5 (4.55%) Internet
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.64%) LAN
6 4 (3.64%) Network Security
6 4 (3.64%) Skype
6 4 (3.64%) WAN
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) ADSL
8 2 (1.82%) NAS
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.64%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.82%) MS Access
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Electronics
4 3 (2.73%) German Language
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) JSON
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) EPoS
4 2 (1.82%) EFT
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) LIMS
5 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.36%) Windows
2 36 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 9 (8.18%) Linux
9 4 (3.64%) CentOS
9 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.82%) VMS
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.55%) Analytics
1 16 (14.55%) Change Management
2 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.00%) Product Management
3 11 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (10.00%) Telematics
4 9 (8.18%) ERP
5 8 (7.27%) B2B
5 8 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Functional Testing
6 7 (6.36%) ITIL
6 7 (6.36%) Physics
7 5 (4.55%) Data Validation
7 5 (4.55%) Validation
8 4 (3.64%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.64%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.73%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.36%) Java
5 5 (4.55%) VBA
6 4 (3.64%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) VB
6 4 (3.64%) VBScript
7 3 (2.73%) C
7 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.73%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) VB6
9 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) COBOL
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) PL/1
9 1 (0.91%) REXX
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) CEH
2 3 (2.73%) CISSP
2 3 (2.73%) GCIA
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) Terminal Server
3 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.91%) KVM
5 1 (0.91%) QEMU
5 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Grafana
1 3 (2.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.91%) Munin
2 1 (0.91%) Nagios
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) VMware
3 11 (10.00%) Apple
3 11 (10.00%) Tableau
4 5 (4.55%) Citrix
4 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) SAP
6 3 (2.73%) Sage
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.91%) Dell
8 1 (0.91%) LabWare
8 1 (0.91%) Meraki
8 1 (0.91%) Veeam
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