The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 182 184 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.051% 0.071% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.075% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £25,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 4008 3587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 95.41% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3044 3479 3186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Systems Support
North West

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) ProCurve
3 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (37.50%) Office 365
3 6 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Avaya
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) SQL

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Agresso
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VoIP
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 6 (37.50%) Software Deployment
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Procurement
3 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) ProCurve
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Epicor
4 2 (12.50%) Pegasus
4 2 (12.50%) CODA
4 2 (12.50%) Sage
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Infor