The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
England / North West
Rank 226 206 246
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 21 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Median salary £45,000 £33,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +67.50%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%

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
5782 5407 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 96.61% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4541 5512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,364 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Systems Support Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 6 £30,750 +53.75%
Merseyside +2 4 - -
Cheshire +2 2 £31,500 -14.86%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Systems Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) AS400
2 13 (30.23%) ERP
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) iSeries
3 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 10 (23.26%) CRM
6 9 (20.93%) Cognos
6 9 (20.93%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (20.93%) Hyperion
6 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (16.28%) Avaya
8 6 (13.95%) Law
8 6 (13.95%) Legal
8 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (13.95%) iPad
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) NetApp

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) GPRS
3 1 (2.33%) GSM
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.95%) Law
3 6 (13.95%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) AS400
1 13 (30.23%) iSeries
2 6 (13.95%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) CCTV
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ERP
2 10 (23.26%) CRM
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) DevOps
5 1 (2.33%) Process Management
5 1 (2.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.33%) SOA
5 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.33%) System Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCSE
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ACCA
3 1 (2.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Cognos
3 9 (20.93%) Hyperion
4 7 (16.28%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.33%) Wonderware