The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 707 603 599
Rank change year-on-year -104 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 157 360 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 134 302 287
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £29,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.96% -0.83%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 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
England -85 146 £40,000 +13.47% 21
London -9 60 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South East +67 39 £35,000 - 7
North West -12 17 £45,000 +34.32% 2
City of London +38 11 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £33,000 +46.66% 2
Hampshire +25 11 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West +8 11 £23,500 -14.54% 1
West Midlands +29 9 £55,000 +134.04%
Wiltshire +21 9 £23,500 -
Marlow - 8 £33,000 - 1
Surrey +43 7 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Shropshire - 7 £53,500 -
Telford - 7 £53,500 -
Southampton +15 6 £33,000 +32.00% 1
Berkshire +39 5 £41,250 +13.01% 1
Wales -2 5 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Manchester -24 5 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Chippenham - 5 £23,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 4 £35,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -1 4 £35,000 +20.68% 1
East of England -14 4 £33,750 +27.35%
North Wales - 4 £25,000 -
Denbighshire - 4 £25,000 -
Fareham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +18 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Swindon +16 3 £23,500 -
Leeds +8 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Merseyside -1 3 - - 1
Denbigh - 3 £25,000 -

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 187 (47.34%) Windows
2 166 (42.03%) SQL
3 117 (29.62%) Microsoft
3 117 (29.62%) Windows Server
4 113 (28.61%) SQL Server
5 103 (26.08%) Finance
6 95 (24.05%) Active Directory
7 75 (18.99%) VMware
8 64 (16.20%) MS Office
9 63 (15.95%) MS Excel
9 63 (15.95%) Office 365
10 53 (13.42%) MS Exchange
11 49 (12.41%) Linux
11 49 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (10.89%) Hyper-V
12 43 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (10.13%) TCP/IP
14 40 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (9.62%) Firewall
16 37 (9.37%) Cisco
16 37 (9.37%) Windows 7
17 34 (8.61%) Unix
18 33 (8.35%) ERP
18 33 (8.35%) Oracle
19 31 (7.85%) LAN
20 30 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (7.59%) Degree
21 29 (7.34%) ITIL
21 29 (7.34%) MySQL

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 53 (13.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.06%) IIS
5 10 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.03%) Apache
7 8 (2.03%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.76%) Confluence
10 3 (0.76%) nginx
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.51%) CMS
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 64 (16.20%) MS Office
2 63 (15.95%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.27%) CODA-Financials
3 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.01%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.76%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.51%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HR-PD
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.95%) Office 365
2 14 (3.54%) SaaS
3 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.27%) G Suite
6 4 (1.01%) Boomi
7 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.25%) Slack
8 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 38 (9.62%) Firewall
3 31 (7.85%) LAN
4 28 (7.09%) Internet
5 27 (6.84%) DNS
6 26 (6.58%) WAN
7 23 (5.82%) DHCP
8 21 (5.32%) VPN
9 18 (4.56%) VoIP
10 13 (3.29%) SAN
10 13 (3.29%) Wireless
11 11 (2.78%) Broadband
12 9 (2.28%) Network Security
13 8 (2.03%) VLAN
14 6 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (1.52%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.52%) Skype
15 4 (1.01%) Cisco Wireless
15 4 (1.01%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.34%) MySQL
3 20 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.53%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.28%) MS Access
12 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.76%) Big Data
15 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.76%) KDB
15 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.76%) Toad
2 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Trac
4 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 103 (26.08%) Finance
2 21 (5.32%) Retail
3 20 (5.06%) Banking
4 18 (4.56%) Law
5 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.03%) Front Office
7 7 (1.77%) Electronics
7 7 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.52%) Legal
9 5 (1.27%) Marketing
10 3 (0.76%) Advertising
10 3 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.76%) German Language
10 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.80%) .NET
2 9 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (2.28%) LAMP
2 9 (2.28%) Middleware
3 7 (1.77%) HTML
4 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.27%) CSS
6 4 (1.01%) EDI
6 4 (1.01%) XML
7 3 (0.76%) JSON
7 3 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.51%) Sensu
8 2 (0.51%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.25%) MDX
9 1 (0.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.05%) Equities
4 13 (3.29%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.78%) AS400
5 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.53%) Derivative
6 10 (2.53%) e-Learning
7 9 (2.28%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.28%) iSeries
8 8 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.03%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.27%) CCTV
10 5 (1.27%) EPoS
10 5 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.01%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 187 (47.34%) Windows
2 117 (29.62%) Windows Server
3 49 (12.41%) Linux
4 43 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (9.37%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.61%) Unix
8 30 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.56%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.29%) Android
11 12 (3.04%) Apple iOS
11 12 (3.04%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.78%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.77%) CentOS
14 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.52%) Solaris
15 5 (1.27%) OpenVMS
15 5 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (8.35%) ERP
2 29 (7.34%) ITIL
3 25 (6.33%) CRM
4 20 (5.06%) Project Management
5 18 (4.56%) Change Management
6 16 (4.05%) Analytics
6 16 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.29%) Change Control
7 13 (3.29%) Service Delivery
8 12 (3.04%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (2.78%) Telematics
10 10 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (2.53%) Data Analytics
10 10 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (2.53%) Logistics
10 10 (2.53%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.53%) Product Management
10 10 (2.53%) Workflow
11 9 (2.28%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 166 (42.03%) SQL
2 26 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.57%) Java
4 20 (5.06%) Python
5 17 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.54%) PHP
8 12 (3.04%) VBA
9 11 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.78%) VB
10 10 (2.53%) Perl
10 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.28%) C#
12 7 (1.77%) COBOL
13 5 (1.27%) C
13 5 (1.27%) VBScript
14 4 (1.01%) Ruby
15 2 (0.51%) C++
15 2 (0.51%) VB6
16 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.59%) Degree
2 17 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.78%) MCSE
5 8 (2.03%) CCNA
5 8 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.03%) MCP
6 6 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.52%) PMP
7 5 (1.27%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.27%) HND
8 4 (1.01%) MCDST
8 4 (1.01%) MCSA
9 3 (0.76%) CEH
9 3 (0.76%) CISSP
9 3 (0.76%) GCIA
10 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.82%) SLA
2 9 (2.28%) QA
3 4 (1.01%) DICOM
3 4 (1.01%) HL7
3 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 49 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.89%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.53%) XenServer
5 8 (2.03%) vSphere
6 7 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.01%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.76%) Varnish
9 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.51%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.51%) Docker
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.25%) QEMU
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (5.06%) SCCM
2 5 (1.27%) SCOM
3 4 (1.01%) Nagios
3 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.01%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.76%) Grafana
4 3 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.76%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) Ansible
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.51%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.25%) Cacti
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Icinga
6 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.25%) Munin
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 117 (29.62%) Microsoft
2 75 (18.99%) VMware
3 37 (9.37%) Cisco
4 33 (8.35%) Oracle
5 18 (4.56%) Cognos
6 15 (3.80%) Apple
7 14 (3.54%) Citrix
7 14 (3.54%) Dell
8 10 (2.53%) Tableau
9 9 (2.28%) HP
9 9 (2.28%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.03%) ION Trading
10 8 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.03%) SAP
11 7 (1.77%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.77%) Sage
11 7 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.52%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.52%) CODA
12 6 (1.52%) Juniper
North West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
City Lit
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ITIL certs + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Marlow
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 26 days hol
Posted: 19 days ago
London
GTA
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 11 days ago
Goole
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 12 days ago