The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 177 176 190
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 8 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Average salary £30,243 £38,750 £30,128
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +28.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,000 £23,780
10% offered a salary of more than £30,486 £45,000 £36,736
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,628
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.49%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3395 3752 4003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.69% 95.06% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 3106 3451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £27,250 -
Systems Support
North West

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
7 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
1 3 (23.08%) Coaching
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary circa £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago