The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 229 236 239
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 21 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £37,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,300 £48,451
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Systems Manager
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
6222 6780 6883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.89% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5487 5880
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Systems Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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 +16 8 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Cheshire +4 6 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Merseyside - 4 £60,000 - 2
Lancashire -5 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Change Management
5 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Data Management
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) PHP
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) Firewall
8 4 (11.76%) Finance
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco
8 4 (11.76%) Juniper
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.76%) Apache
8 4 (11.76%) Solaris
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maximo
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) COM
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Tandem
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) CRM
2 5 (14.71%) Data Management
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) Graylog
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) RedPrairie
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.94%) Epicor
6 1 (2.94%) F5
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