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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 161 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 9
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,756
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £32,500 £23,560
10% offered a salary of more than £33,389 £32,500 £36,736
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Systems Support Salary Histogram 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 22 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 - 3 £24,500 -
Systems Support
North West

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) ERP
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) Extranet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL