The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 680 684 617
Rank change year-on-year +4 -67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 195 254 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 163 220 328
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.15% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in the UK

Systems Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support.

Salary trend for Systems Support in the UK

Systems Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support in the UK

Systems Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England 0 190 £35,000 - 23
London +35 76 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South East +13 42 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands +22 22 £30,000 +13.20% 5
City of London +25 20 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +8 16 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +13 14 £32,500 +10.16%
South West -13 14 £27,000 +3.84% 1
Witney - 12 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 11 £35,000 -1.40%
Hampshire +23 10 £31,750 -18.58% 4
Leeds +13 8 £35,000 +6.87%
East of England -26 8 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West -38 8 £40,250 +46.36%
Surrey +27 7 £49,500 +47.76%
Staffordshire +20 6 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Wiltshire -1 6 £23,875 +1.59%
Chippenham +11 5 £24,250 -25.38%
Merseyside 0 5 £42,500 +54.54%
West Sussex -2 5 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Bristol -24 5 £41,500 -7.77%
Burgess Hill - 5 £35,000 - 1
Stafford - 5 £22,500 - 1
Fareham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Reading +21 4 £50,000 +21.21%
East Midlands +20 4 £30,500 +10.90%
Berkshire +9 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Solihull - 4 £32,000 -
West End of London - 4 £23,000 -
Liverpool +6 3 £42,500 +54.54%

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 141 (40.06%) SQL
1 141 (40.06%) Windows
2 106 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 101 (28.69%) Active Directory
4 98 (27.84%) SQL Server
5 97 (27.56%) Windows Server
6 90 (25.57%) Finance
7 84 (23.86%) VMware
8 62 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
10 54 (15.34%) Office 365
11 50 (14.20%) Hyper-V
12 46 (13.07%) MS Exchange
13 42 (11.93%) Linux
14 41 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (11.08%) Firewall
16 38 (10.80%) DNS
17 37 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (10.23%) Oracle
19 34 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (9.38%) TCP/IP
20 33 (9.38%) VPN
20 33 (9.38%) ERP
21 31 (8.81%) DHCP
21 31 (8.81%) SLA
21 31 (8.81%) Degree
22 30 (8.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 30 (8.52%) SharePoint
23 29 (8.24%) ITIL

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 46 (13.07%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (4.26%) IIS
4 14 (3.98%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.84%) SAS
6 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.27%) Confluence
8 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) Apache
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Jetty
11 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.70%) assyst
4 4 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.14%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (1.14%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.85%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.85%) HFM
5 3 (0.85%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.57%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HR-PD
6 2 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.57%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.34%) Office 365
2 16 (4.55%) SaaS
3 12 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.14%) G Suite
5 4 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.85%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.57%) Boomi
7 2 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.08%) Firewall
2 38 (10.80%) DNS
3 33 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.38%) VPN
4 31 (8.81%) DHCP
5 25 (7.10%) LAN
6 23 (6.53%) WAN
7 20 (5.68%) SAN
8 17 (4.83%) Internet
9 16 (4.55%) VoIP
10 14 (3.98%) VLAN
11 13 (3.69%) Skype
12 9 (2.56%) DASS2
12 9 (2.56%) DPNSS
12 9 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.56%) PBX
12 9 (2.56%) TETRA
13 5 (1.42%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (8.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.55%) Power BI
6 15 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.69%) MySQL
7 13 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.14%) Big Data
11 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.85%) Essbase
12 3 (0.85%) GIS
12 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.27%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) CA Gen
2 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.85%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 90 (25.57%) Finance
2 26 (7.39%) Law
3 22 (6.25%) Legal
4 16 (4.55%) Retail
5 14 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.27%) Banking
7 6 (1.70%) Advertising
7 6 (1.70%) Billing
7 6 (1.70%) Front Office
8 5 (1.42%) Back Office
8 5 (1.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.55%) MDX
2 15 (4.26%) .NET
3 11 (3.13%) HTML
4 9 (2.56%) XML
5 6 (1.70%) CSS
5 6 (1.70%) Middleware
6 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.14%) EDI
8 3 (0.85%) JSON
9 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.57%) LAMP
9 2 (0.57%) Web Services
10 1 (0.28%) jQuery
10 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.28%) REST
10 1 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.98%) User Experience
4 13 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.41%) Equities
6 10 (2.84%) Derivative
6 10 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.56%) AS400
7 9 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.56%) iSeries
8 8 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.99%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.70%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.14%) EPoS
11 4 (1.14%) iPad
11 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.85%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 141 (40.06%) Windows
2 97 (27.56%) Windows Server
3 42 (11.93%) Linux
4 41 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.10%) Unix
6 25 (7.10%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.68%) Apple iOS
8 19 (5.40%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.84%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.84%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.70%) Android
11 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.42%) CentOS
13 4 (1.14%) Solaris
14 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (9.38%) ERP
3 29 (8.24%) ITIL
4 22 (6.25%) CRM
4 22 (6.25%) Project Management
5 21 (5.97%) Change Management
6 18 (5.11%) Workflow
7 17 (4.83%) Practice Management
8 14 (3.98%) Analytics
9 13 (3.69%) Change Control
10 12 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (3.41%) Migration
11 11 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (2.84%) Logistics
12 10 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (2.56%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (40.06%) SQL
2 29 (8.24%) T-SQL
3 26 (7.39%) PowerShell
4 24 (6.82%) Java
5 12 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 12 (3.41%) C#
5 12 (3.41%) VB
6 11 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.13%) Python
7 9 (2.56%) PHP
8 7 (1.99%) COBOL
8 7 (1.99%) VBA
9 6 (1.70%) Perl
10 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.14%) C
11 4 (1.14%) VBScript
12 3 (0.85%) ABAP
12 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.57%) C++
13 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (8.81%) Degree
2 22 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.84%) MCSA
6 10 (2.84%) MCSE
7 8 (2.27%) CCNA
7 8 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.99%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.99%) PMP
9 6 (1.70%) ACCA
10 5 (1.42%) CIMA
10 5 (1.42%) MCP
11 4 (1.14%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.14%) MCDST
12 3 (0.85%) CEH
12 3 (0.85%) CISSP
12 3 (0.85%) GCIA
13 2 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.81%) SLA
2 5 (1.42%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.42%) QA
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (28.69%) Active Directory
2 62 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.41%) vSphere
5 10 (2.84%) XenApp
6 9 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.14%) XenServer
10 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.57%) KVM
11 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.57%) vCloud
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) Docker
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (5.40%) SCCM
2 12 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.56%) SmoothWall
3 9 (2.56%) WSUS
4 7 (1.99%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.85%) Grafana
5 3 (0.85%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.85%) SCOM
5 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Ansible
7 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.28%) Icinga
7 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 106 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 84 (23.86%) VMware
3 36 (10.23%) Oracle
4 29 (8.24%) Citrix
5 19 (5.40%) Dell
5 19 (5.40%) SAP
6 16 (4.55%) Apple
6 16 (4.55%) Cisco
7 14 (3.98%) HP
8 10 (2.84%) Sophos
9 9 (2.56%) Nortel
9 9 (2.56%) Siemens
9 9 (2.56%) Symantec
9 9 (2.56%) Veeam
10 7 (1.99%) Tableau
11 6 (1.70%) Avaya
11 6 (1.70%) Infor
11 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.70%) Remedy
12 4 (1.14%) CA
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Treloars
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
York
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lear Corporation
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hereford
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £23600.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Hatfield
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago
Hoddesdon
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago
Havant
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Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent City Council
Salary: From £22,658 to £24,964 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago