The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 55 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.42% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £21,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 612 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.39% 95.03% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 332 539 393
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
2 6 (50.00%) CIMA
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) ACCA
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle AGIS
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle AGIS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CIMA
1 6 (50.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware