The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 663 710 673
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 250 259 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 214 217 252
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £36,978 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK.

Systems Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Manager over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Systems Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +31 237 £55,000 +4.76% 27
London +59 105 £60,000 - 6
South East +50 45 £55,000 +6.79% 4
East of England +26 23 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Yorkshire +20 22 £52,500 +22.60% 2
City of London +48 18 £52,500 -4.95% 2
West Yorkshire +24 15 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 13 £45,500 -11.65%
West Midlands -16 13 £46,500 -15.45% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 12 £57,500 -14.81%
East Midlands +11 11 £48,000 +15.17% 3
North West -28 8 £41,000 -8.88% 4
Leeds +17 7 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Bradford -11 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxford - 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire +31 6 £68,750 +19.56%
Surrey +26 6 £55,000 +57.14% 3
South West -12 6 £43,000 -32.54% 3
West Sussex +17 5 £70,000 +47.36%
Sheffield +16 5 £65,000 +106.34%
Cambridge +16 5 £65,000 -3.70%
South Yorkshire +12 5 £65,000 +106.34%
Hertfordshire +10 5 £80,000 +39.13%
Hampshire +5 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Leicestershire -3 5 £48,000 +20.00%
Teddington - 5 £60,000 -
Derbyshire +32 4 £35,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes +22 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £52,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 4 £97,500 +69.56% 1

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Systems Manager 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 featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 139 (27.20%) Project Management
2 131 (25.64%) Finance
3 88 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (16.63%) Windows
5 84 (16.44%) SQL
6 73 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 72 (14.09%) Linux
8 71 (13.89%) People Management
9 69 (13.50%) Service Delivery
10 66 (12.92%) Change Management
10 66 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (12.72%) ITIL
12 61 (11.94%) SAP
13 54 (10.57%) Oracle
14 50 (9.78%) Management Information System
15 49 (9.59%) ERP
16 47 (9.20%) CRM
17 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
18 44 (8.61%) SQL Server
18 44 (8.61%) Business Analysis
19 41 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
20 40 (7.83%) Manufacturing
21 35 (6.85%) .NET
21 35 (6.85%) Unix
22 34 (6.65%) MS Excel
22 34 (6.65%) Active Directory
23 32 (6.26%) SharePoint
24 30 (5.87%) VMware
24 30 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (5.87%) Line Management

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 32 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.13%) Apache
3 12 (2.35%) IIS
4 9 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.17%) CMS
6 6 (1.17%) Confluence
6 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.98%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.59%) Moodle
9 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.13%) MS Office
3 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.39%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (4.89%) SAP APO
2 21 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (3.72%) SAP MM
3 19 (3.72%) SAP SD
4 17 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.98%) Sage X3
12 4 (0.78%) Eikon
12 4 (0.78%) HFM
13 3 (0.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 3 (0.59%) Maximo
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
14 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.33%) Office 365
3 10 (1.96%) IaaS
4 9 (1.76%) SaaS
5 8 (1.57%) PaaS
6 6 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.59%) Linode
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.28%) Firewall
2 22 (4.31%) SAN
3 19 (3.72%) DNS
4 17 (3.33%) WAN
5 14 (2.74%) LAN
6 12 (2.35%) VPN
7 11 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (2.15%) Internet
8 8 (1.57%) DHCP
8 8 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (1.37%) IP Telephony
9 7 (1.37%) NAS
9 7 (1.37%) Network Security
9 7 (1.37%) VoIP
10 6 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.17%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.98%) Intranet
11 5 (0.98%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.74%) MySQL
3 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.15%) GIS
5 11 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.76%) QlikView
8 8 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.17%) Big Data
10 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.59%) Essbase
11 3 (0.59%) Power BI
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.39%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.17%) Mercurial
1 6 (1.17%) Subversion
2 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 131 (25.64%) Finance
2 40 (7.83%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.13%) Retail
4 14 (2.74%) Back Office
4 14 (2.74%) Banking
5 12 (2.35%) Marketing
6 11 (2.15%) Electronics
7 9 (1.76%) Advertising
8 8 (1.57%) Law
9 7 (1.37%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.98%) Front Office
11 5 (0.98%) Legal
11 5 (0.98%) Publishing
12 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.59%) Military
14 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.85%) .NET
2 18 (3.52%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.96%) HTML
4 9 (1.76%) LAMP
5 8 (1.57%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (1.57%) Web Services
6 7 (1.37%) Entity Framework
7 6 (1.17%) Angular 2
7 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (1.17%) EDI
7 6 (1.17%) JMS
7 6 (1.17%) jQuery
7 6 (1.17%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (0.98%) CSS
9 4 (0.78%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.78%) XML
10 3 (0.59%) Middleware
10 3 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.78%) Management Information System
2 30 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.28%) FMCG
4 18 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.15%) Replication
7 10 (1.96%) AS400
8 7 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) EPoS
9 6 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.98%) iPhone
10 5 (0.98%) User Experience
11 4 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
11 4 (0.78%) Wiki
12 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.63%) Windows
2 72 (14.09%) Linux
3 35 (6.85%) Unix
4 26 (5.09%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.15%) CentOS
7 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.17%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) Android
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) SUSE
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (27.20%) Project Management
2 88 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (13.89%) People Management
4 69 (13.50%) Service Delivery
5 66 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (12.92%) Change Management
6 65 (12.72%) ITIL
7 49 (9.59%) ERP
8 47 (9.20%) CRM
9 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
10 44 (8.61%) Business Analysis
11 41 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.87%) Line Management
13 29 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (5.28%) Service Management
15 25 (4.89%) ITSM
15 25 (4.89%) Risk Management
16 24 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (4.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.44%) SQL
2 17 (3.33%) C#
3 16 (3.13%) Ruby
4 15 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.74%) Java
5 14 (2.74%) Perl
6 13 (2.54%) C
7 12 (2.35%) PHP
8 9 (1.76%) Python
9 7 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.17%) C++
10 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.59%) VBA
11 3 (0.59%) VBScript
12 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.20%) JCL
13 1 (0.20%) VB
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.09%) Degree
2 10 (1.96%) PMP
3 9 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.37%) CISM
5 7 (1.37%) CISSP
5 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.17%) CEH
6 6 (1.17%) MCSE
7 5 (0.98%) ISEB
7 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) ACCA
8 4 (0.78%) CIMA
8 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.59%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.39%) HND
10 2 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.74%) QA
2 14 (2.74%) SLA
3 6 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.98%) AIFMD
4 5 (0.98%) EMIR
5 4 (0.78%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.74%) vSphere
4 10 (1.96%) XenApp
5 6 (1.17%) Gluster
5 6 (1.17%) iptables
5 6 (1.17%) NFS
5 6 (1.17%) Xen
6 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.78%) VMFS
6 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.59%) OpenSIPS
7 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.20%) Ceph
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.72%) Puppet
2 18 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.96%) Nagios
4 7 (1.37%) Ansible
4 7 (1.37%) Zenoss
5 6 (1.17%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.98%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.98%) SCOM
7 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.78%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.78%) Icinga
7 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.78%) SCCM
7 4 (0.78%) SnapMirror
7 4 (0.78%) SnapVault
7 4 (0.78%) vMotion
8 3 (0.59%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.94%) SAP
3 54 (10.57%) Oracle
4 30 (5.87%) VMware
5 24 (4.70%) Cisco
6 19 (3.72%) Citrix
7 16 (3.13%) HP
8 12 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.15%) JD Edwards
9 11 (2.15%) NetApp
10 10 (1.96%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.76%) Sage
12 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.17%) Embarcadero
13 6 (1.17%) EMC
13 6 (1.17%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.17%) IBM
13 6 (1.17%) Veeam
14 5 (0.98%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.98%) Mitel
Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £32,784 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £90000.00 - £98000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + bonus, (depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 (DOE) plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme an
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Duston, Northamptonshire
The SmartList
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The SmartList
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
St George's Weybridge Enterprises Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £81,000 + incredible package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28982 - £33574 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Salary: £58000 - £59000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago