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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 641 642 525
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -117
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 246 254 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 209 196 324
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £36,250 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.10%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
(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 -28 216 £50,000 -9.09% 39
London 0 82 £55,000 -4.34% 11
West Midlands -6 29 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +26 24 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South East -32 24 £55,000 -4.34% 10
East of England -5 23 £45,000 -21.73% 2
City of London +1 20 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +17 16 £42,500 -23.42% 1
South West -7 14 £58,750 +6.81% 5
Leicestershire +30 12 £46,250 -22.91% 1
Yorkshire -5 10 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Birmingham -15 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwick - 10 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 10 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 9 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Essex - 9 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 8 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Glasgow +16 7 £44,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 7 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North West -10 7 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Bradford +1 6 £32,500 -
East Sussex -13 6 £38,000 -43.70% 1
Staffordshire -4 5 £43,507 -20.89% 1
Hampshire -17 5 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Eastbourne - 5 £38,000 - 1
Derbyshire +17 4 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside +14 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Northamptonshire +2 4 £52,500 -27.58%
Edinburgh +2 4 £36,878 -33.55%
Suffolk +1 4 £62,500 +25.00%

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 143 (27.39%) Project Management
2 139 (26.63%) Finance
3 131 (25.10%) Microsoft
4 121 (23.18%) Windows
5 108 (20.69%) SQL
6 87 (16.67%) ERP
7 79 (15.13%) MS Excel
8 75 (14.37%) Oracle
9 72 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 69 (13.22%) ITIL
11 66 (12.64%) Management Information System
12 61 (11.69%) VMware
12 61 (11.69%) Active Directory
12 61 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (10.92%) Linux
14 56 (10.73%) CRM
14 56 (10.73%) Degree
15 54 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 52 (9.96%) PRINCE2
17 50 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (9.20%) Change Management
19 44 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (7.85%) Line Management
21 40 (7.66%) SAN
22 39 (7.47%) Service Delivery
23 37 (7.09%) MS Exchange
24 35 (6.70%) TCP/IP
24 35 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
25 33 (6.32%) WAN

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 37 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.45%) IIS
4 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.49%) WordPress
5 13 (2.49%) CMS
6 11 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.11%) Apache
7 10 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.92%) Mule
8 7 (1.34%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.34%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 79 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.13%) MS Office
3 15 (2.87%) MS Project
4 7 (1.34%) SPSS
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (2.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (2.11%) Agresso
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle HRMS
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.96%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.77%) Servitor
10 3 (0.57%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.57%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.02%) Office 365
2 8 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.77%) SaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Taleo
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.66%) SAN
2 35 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.32%) WAN
4 32 (6.13%) LAN
5 22 (4.21%) Firewall
6 18 (3.45%) Intranet
6 18 (3.45%) DNS
7 17 (3.26%) VPN
7 17 (3.26%) Internet
8 14 (2.68%) LDAP
9 12 (2.30%) SNMP
9 12 (2.30%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.30%) MRTG
10 8 (1.53%) DHCP
11 7 (1.34%) Wireless
12 6 (1.15%) VoIP
13 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.77%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.57%) Network Security
14 3 (0.57%) MD110
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.94%) MySQL
3 25 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.49%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.96%) Ingres
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.77%) QlikView
12 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.34%) Toad
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (26.63%) Finance
2 21 (4.02%) Retail
3 20 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.45%) Legal
5 16 (3.07%) Marketing
6 13 (2.49%) Law
7 11 (2.11%) Advertising
8 9 (1.72%) Back Office
9 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.15%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.15%) Banking
10 5 (0.96%) Billing
11 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.98%) .NET
2 23 (4.41%) HTML
3 12 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.30%) XML
4 10 (1.92%) Web Services
5 9 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.96%) jQuery
7 4 (0.77%) CSS
7 4 (0.77%) SOAP
7 4 (0.77%) Backbone.js
8 3 (0.57%) REST
8 3 (0.57%) J2EE
9 2 (0.38%) COM
9 2 (0.38%) HTML5
9 2 (0.38%) LAMP
10 1 (0.19%) WinForms
10 1 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.64%) Management Information System
2 61 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.49%) CESG
5 11 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 8 (1.53%) E-Learning
8 6 (1.15%) EPoS
8 6 (1.15%) User Experience
8 6 (1.15%) Clustering
8 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.77%) SCADA
9 4 (0.77%) FMCG
10 3 (0.57%) iPhone
10 3 (0.57%) Statistics
10 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.57%) Handset
10 3 (0.57%) IVR
11 2 (0.38%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.38%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.18%) Windows
2 57 (10.92%) Linux
3 54 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (4.79%) UNIX
5 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.30%) CentOS
8 9 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.96%) AIX
10 3 (0.57%) Debian
10 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (27.39%) Project Management
2 87 (16.67%) ERP
3 69 (13.22%) ITIL
4 56 (10.73%) CRM
5 52 (9.96%) PRINCE2
6 48 (9.20%) Change Management
7 44 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (7.85%) Line Management
9 39 (7.47%) Service Delivery
10 35 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (5.56%) Time Management
12 29 (5.56%) People Management
13 26 (4.98%) Coaching
13 26 (4.98%) Supplier Management
14 25 (4.79%) Workflow
15 22 (4.21%) Web Development
16 21 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (4.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (20.69%) SQL
2 31 (5.94%) Java
3 20 (3.83%) PHP
4 14 (2.68%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.11%) Perl
6 11 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.53%) C
8 6 (1.15%) VBA
9 5 (0.96%) C#
10 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.38%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) VBScript
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 56 (10.73%) Degree
2 26 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (2.49%) MCSE
4 13 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.53%) MCSA
5 8 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.34%) VCP4
7 6 (1.15%) AAT
7 6 (1.15%) PMP
7 6 (1.15%) CIMA
7 6 (1.15%) ACCA
8 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.96%) CCNA
8 5 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.77%) MCTS
10 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.68%) SLA
2 8 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.57%) GAMP
6 2 (0.38%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.72%) XenServer
5 8 (1.53%) XenApp
6 5 (0.96%) MetaFrame
6 5 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.07%) Nagios
2 13 (2.49%) WSUS
3 12 (2.30%) SCCM
3 12 (2.30%) Icinga
4 10 (1.92%) SCOM
5 9 (1.72%) SELinux
6 7 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.96%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.77%) Puppet
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Plesk
9 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.19%) WMI
9 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) MOM
9 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 131 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.37%) Oracle
3 61 (11.69%) VMware
4 29 (5.56%) Citrix
5 22 (4.21%) Cisco
6 21 (4.02%) SAP
7 19 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.49%) Sage
10 12 (2.30%) Avaya
10 12 (2.30%) Capita
11 11 (2.11%) EMC
12 9 (1.72%) Sun
12 9 (1.72%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.72%) Yardi
13 8 (1.53%) JD Edwards
14 7 (1.34%) Lotus
14 7 (1.34%) Northgate
15 6 (1.15%) Verint
15 6 (1.15%) Apple
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tower Hamlets, London
DACS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £40,000 per annum + bonus (upto 21%) + pension + other bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Holiday, Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, health
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum 5,400 Car Allowance, or Fully Expens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, excellent holidays, flexi work
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Good Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Wolters Kluwer
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Tower Hamlets, London
DACS
Posted: 8 days ago