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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 180 158 177
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 12
Average salary £18,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £29,200 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
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
3752 3521 4179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.73% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3249 3085 3711
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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
Stockport - 3 - -
Systems Support
North West

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Communications Security
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Communications Security
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat