Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 320 314
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 9 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.071% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 10
North West median annual salary £26,500 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.87% +14.55% -0.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,545 £18,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £35,200
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,284 11,922 11,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,820 10,055 9,747
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,160
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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
Manchester -2 5 £26,500 +0.95% 1
Merseyside +23 2 £25,000 -16.67% 1
Cheshire -42 2 £55,000 +74.60% 1
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) RHCT
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
4 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) Server Building
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) NICE Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Polycom