Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems Support
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 321 334
Rank change year-on-year -30 +13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 20 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 28
North West median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £32,600 £21,875 £19,375
90th Percentile £45,000 £39,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12675 11282 12765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.63% 97.51% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10382 9499 10279
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Systems Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Systems Support in the North West

Systems Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Support 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -1 8 £42,500 +41.67%
Manchester -39 6 £35,000 +40.00%
Cheshire -11 2 £35,000 -9.09%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (20.00%) iSeries
5 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (20.00%) iPad
5 4 (20.00%) MCSA
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Avaya
5 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) AS400
5 4 (20.00%) Law
5 4 (20.00%) Legal
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) VB

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) AS400
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
1 4 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ERP
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ACCA
4 1 (5.00%) CIMA
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) RHCT
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCDPM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
1 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Siebel