The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 220 245
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 14 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 13
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.46% -1.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £32,900 £30,486
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -11.29%  

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 6067 5530 6433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 96.97% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5030 4670 5124
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Systems Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 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
Merseyside -3 7 £42,500 +45.29%
Manchester -14 3 £34,000 +36.00%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) iSeries
4 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) AS400
4 9 (28.13%) ERP
5 8 (25.00%) CRM
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) Hyperion
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (18.75%) Cognos
7 6 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) MCSE
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.63%) MCSA
8 5 (15.63%) Avaya
9 4 (12.50%) Law
9 4 (12.50%) Legal
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL

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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) 4G
4 1 (3.13%) GPRS
4 1 (3.13%) GSM
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Law
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) AS400
1 9 (28.13%) iSeries
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ERP
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Process Management
6 1 (3.13%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) System Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) MCSE
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) RHCT
5 1 (3.13%) ACCA
5 1 (3.13%) CIMA
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCDPM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
1 3 (9.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Cognos
3 6 (18.75%) Hyperion
4 5 (15.63%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Wonderware