The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank - 111 136
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.31% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1824 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-business
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) VMware