The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 601 628 538
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 317 237 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 266 192 346
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,300 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.60%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +23 301 £51,500 +0.48% 41
London +2 117 £60,000 +9.09% 21
South East +23 90 £50,000 -9.09% 11
City of London +22 31 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Hampshire +8 22 £51,250 -6.39% 5
East of England -19 20 £40,800 -18.40% 1
West Midlands -12 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -3 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Sussex -11 16 £40,000 -
Brighton -16 16 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -34 16 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 15 £52,500 -15.32%
Oxfordshire +2 14 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Leicestershire - 12 £50,000 - 1
Southampton +10 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West -17 11 £52,500 +13.51% 4
North West -19 10 £52,000 +18.18%
West Yorkshire -33 10 £47,500 +21.54% 1
Bedfordshire +1 9 £32,000 -18.98%
Scotland -12 8 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £42,500 -
Surrey -5 7 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Reading -9 7 £50,000 -19.35%
Wakefield - 7 - -
Warwickshire +15 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Birmingham +5 6 £53,750 -2.27%
Cambridge +1 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Glasgow -7 6 £40,000 -23.80%
Cheshire -12 6 £55,000 +22.22%

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 197 (30.08%) Project Management
2 194 (29.62%) Finance
3 132 (20.15%) SQL
4 121 (18.47%) Oracle
4 121 (18.47%) Microsoft
5 113 (17.25%) Windows
6 105 (16.03%) SQL Server
7 90 (13.74%) Degree
8 89 (13.59%) ITIL
9 84 (12.82%) ERP
10 80 (12.21%) Management Information System
11 77 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 71 (10.84%) MS Excel
13 69 (10.53%) CRM
14 67 (10.23%) Line Management
15 64 (9.77%) PRINCE2
16 63 (9.62%) Retail
17 57 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 52 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (7.79%) VMware
20 46 (7.02%) Linux
21 43 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
22 42 (6.41%) .NET
23 40 (6.11%) Active Directory
23 40 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
24 39 (5.95%) Change Management
25 38 (5.80%) Mentoring
26 36 (5.50%) SLA
26 36 (5.50%) Logistics
27 35 (5.34%) Business Analysis

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.98%) Apache
4 10 (1.53%) Lync
5 8 (1.22%) IIS
6 7 (1.07%) nginx
6 7 (1.07%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.07%) Drupal
6 7 (1.07%) WordPress
7 6 (0.92%) Mule
7 6 (0.92%) Documentum
7 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.76%) CMS
9 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 71 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.19%) MS Office
3 15 (2.29%) MS Project
4 13 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.83%) SPSS
6 10 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 30 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (3.66%) Agresso
3 21 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (2.29%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (1.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 13 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
8 12 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
9 11 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (1.22%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.76%) Servitor
13 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.61%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.75%) SaaS
2 7 (1.07%) Office 365
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.12%) LAN
2 26 (3.97%) SAN
3 23 (3.51%) WAN
4 21 (3.21%) VPN
5 20 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.05%) DNS
5 20 (3.05%) Firewall
6 16 (2.44%) DHCP
6 16 (2.44%) Intranet
7 12 (1.83%) SMTP
8 7 (1.07%) POP3
8 7 (1.07%) ICMP
8 7 (1.07%) Network Security
9 6 (0.92%) Internet
9 6 (0.92%) HTTP
10 4 (0.61%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (0.61%) 2G
10 4 (0.61%) IPsec
10 4 (0.61%) TCAP
10 4 (0.61%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.27%) MySQL
3 27 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.05%) OLAP
7 19 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.14%) ROLAP
9 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.07%) MS Access
12 7 (1.07%) DTS
13 6 (0.92%) Essbase
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.92%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Toad
2 10 (1.53%) Subversion
3 9 (1.37%) JIRA
4 6 (0.92%) Maven
4 6 (0.92%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.61%) JMeter
5 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.15%) PVCS
8 1 (0.15%) WebLOAD
General
1 194 (29.62%) Finance
2 63 (9.62%) Retail
3 33 (5.04%) Advertising
4 26 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.05%) Back Office
6 19 (2.90%) Marketing
7 18 (2.75%) Legal
8 14 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.98%) Banking
10 10 (1.53%) Publishing
11 9 (1.37%) Law
12 8 (1.22%) Billing
12 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.76%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.61%) Front Office
16 3 (0.46%) Electronics
17 2 (0.31%) Games
17 2 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.41%) .NET
2 32 (4.89%) HTML
3 29 (4.43%) Web Services
4 16 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.98%) XML
6 10 (1.53%) CSS
6 10 (1.53%) HTML5
7 8 (1.22%) Ajax
7 8 (1.22%) jQuery
8 7 (1.07%) Regular Expression
9 6 (0.92%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.92%) Spring
9 6 (0.92%) EJB
9 6 (0.92%) Struts
9 6 (0.92%) J2EE
9 6 (0.92%) JSP
9 6 (0.92%) Servlets
10 5 (0.76%) SOAP
11 4 (0.61%) Memcached
12 3 (0.46%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.21%) Management Information System
2 77 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.75%) EPoS
5 14 (2.14%) E-Learning
6 10 (1.53%) Replication
7 9 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.07%) DTV
9 6 (0.92%) Clustering
9 6 (0.92%) User Experience
10 5 (0.76%) Life Science
11 4 (0.61%) IVR
11 4 (0.61%) NHS
11 4 (0.61%) MPEG
11 4 (0.61%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.61%) iPhone
11 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.61%) Kindle
11 4 (0.61%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (17.25%) Windows
2 46 (7.02%) Linux
3 43 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (5.34%) UNIX
5 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.07%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.07%) CentOS
9 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.92%) Solaris
11 4 (0.61%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) OS/400
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (30.08%) Project Management
2 89 (13.59%) ITIL
3 84 (12.82%) ERP
4 69 (10.53%) CRM
5 67 (10.23%) Line Management
6 64 (9.77%) PRINCE2
7 57 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (5.95%) Change Management
11 38 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 36 (5.50%) Logistics
13 35 (5.34%) Business Analysis
14 29 (4.43%) Data Management
14 29 (4.43%) E-Commerce
14 29 (4.43%) Service Delivery
14 29 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (4.43%) Coaching
15 25 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (3.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.15%) SQL
2 31 (4.73%) Java
3 22 (3.36%) VBA
4 19 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.44%) VB
6 15 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.14%) PHP
7 14 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.83%) C#
9 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.22%) Perl
10 8 (1.22%) VBScript
11 7 (1.07%) C
12 6 (0.92%) Ruby
12 6 (0.92%) Python
13 3 (0.46%) Groovy
13 3 (0.46%) Korn
14 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.15%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 90 (13.74%) Degree
2 25 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (2.90%) MCSE
4 17 (2.60%) MCSA
5 16 (2.44%) MCITP
6 13 (1.98%) PMP
6 13 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.37%) CCNA
9 8 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.07%) ACCA
10 7 (1.07%) CIMA
10 7 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.76%) CCNP
12 4 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.61%) MCP
12 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.50%) SLA
2 16 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.37%) QA
3 9 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.07%) GxP
4 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) MiFID
5 2 (0.31%) TickIT
5 2 (0.31%) EMIR
5 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.76%) vSphere
6 4 (0.61%) NFS
6 4 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.61%) Varnish
7 3 (0.46%) Docker
7 3 (0.46%) XenApp
8 2 (0.31%) Xsan
9 1 (0.15%) qmail
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
9 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.07%) Puppet
2 7 (1.07%) Capistrano
2 7 (1.07%) ZABBIX
2 7 (1.07%) HAProxy
3 6 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.61%) SCCM
4 4 (0.61%) Nagios
5 3 (0.46%) Ansible
5 3 (0.46%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 121 (18.47%) Oracle
1 121 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.79%) VMware
3 34 (5.19%) SAP
4 29 (4.43%) Citrix
5 27 (4.12%) Cisco
6 23 (3.51%) Northgate
7 20 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.90%) Capita
9 17 (2.60%) Sun
10 16 (2.44%) Cognos
10 16 (2.44%) Sage
11 10 (1.53%) Apple
11 10 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (1.37%) Vertica
12 9 (1.37%) Dell
12 9 (1.37%) Avaya
12 9 (1.37%) Hyperion
12 9 (1.37%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.37%) Netezza
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £76000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified £neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Morden, Surrey
Merton Council
Salary: From £47,376 to £48,330 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + AX 2012 Project!
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hudson - Greystar
Salary: Excellent base salary + bonus potential
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 Per Annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £80k to £90K plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago