The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 250 226 239
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Manchester -13 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Sage
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) Infor
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Business One
8 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (17.65%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (11.76%) Agresso
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) E-Procurement
3 2 (11.76%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Sage
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Infor
3 2 (11.76%) Pegasus
3 2 (11.76%) CODA
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Epicor
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Primavera
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