The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Systems Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 144 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.46% 97.30% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 138
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Bolton

Systems Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix