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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 636 712 661
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 294 256 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 252 231 268
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,800 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +71 285 £56,250 +7.14% 21
London +54 121 £55,000 - 8
South East +17 44 £70,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +32 31 £65,000 +44.44% 3
West Midlands -10 23 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +20 19 £52,500 +50.00% 2
West Yorkshire +27 17 £55,000 - 2
Leeds +26 17 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +35 15 £80,000 +21.90% 2
North West +7 14 £57,500 +22.34% 2
East Midlands +4 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
City of London +61 13 £60,000 -7.69%
East Sussex +32 13 £70,000 +55.55%
Oxfordshire -2 11 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Lewes - 11 £70,000 -
Hampshire +9 10 £67,500 +42.10%
Surrey +9 9 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Shropshire -16 9 £70,000 +32.70%
Oxford +6 8 £70,000 +36.58%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 -
North East - 8 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire +25 7 £57,500 +43.75%
South West +6 7 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Northamptonshire +21 6 £38,750 -29.54% 1
Bedfordshire +11 6 £60,000 - 1
Leicestershire 0 6 £48,000 -20.00%
Manchester -2 6 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £51,500 - 1
Leicester +15 5 £45,000 -10.00%

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 145 (25.13%) Finance
2 128 (22.18%) Project Management
3 117 (20.28%) Windows
4 111 (19.24%) ITIL
5 110 (19.06%) Microsoft
6 93 (16.12%) Change Management
7 82 (14.21%) SQL
8 74 (12.82%) Management Information System
9 73 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (11.61%) ERP
11 62 (10.75%) Service Delivery
11 62 (10.75%) VMware
12 61 (10.57%) Linux
13 59 (10.23%) Degree
14 56 (9.71%) MS Excel
14 56 (9.71%) People Management
15 52 (9.01%) SQL Server
16 51 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (8.49%) PRINCE2
17 49 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 46 (7.97%) SAN
19 45 (7.80%) Oracle
19 45 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (7.63%) Windows Server
20 44 (7.63%) SAP
20 44 (7.63%) CRM
21 42 (7.28%) Firewall
22 39 (6.76%) Cisco
23 38 (6.59%) WAN
23 38 (6.59%) Service 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 22 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.43%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.08%) IIS
4 10 (1.73%) Apache
5 8 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.04%) CMS
7 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.69%) Confluence
9 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.69%) nginx
10 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.35%) Totara
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 56 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.68%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) AutoCAD
3 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.52%) Revit
6 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 32 (5.55%) HFM
2 25 (4.33%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (2.08%) SAP APO
5 8 (1.39%) Cognos Controller
5 8 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.87%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.87%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.69%) Cognos Planning
8 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.69%) Eikon
8 4 (0.69%) JDE OneWorld
8 4 (0.69%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.52%) SystmOne
10 2 (0.35%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.33%) Office 365
2 22 (3.81%) IaaS
2 22 (3.81%) PaaS
3 18 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.08%) SaaS
5 8 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (1.39%) Linode
6 4 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.52%) Taleo
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.97%) SAN
2 42 (7.28%) Firewall
3 38 (6.59%) WAN
4 35 (6.07%) LAN
5 26 (4.51%) Fibre Channel
6 25 (4.33%) DNS
7 23 (3.99%) IP Telephony
8 22 (3.81%) Cisco IPT
9 20 (3.47%) Internet
10 17 (2.95%) VoIP
11 16 (2.77%) TCP/IP
12 12 (2.08%) DHCP
12 12 (2.08%) VPN
13 10 (1.73%) HTTP
14 8 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.04%) Intranet
15 6 (1.04%) SSL
15 6 (1.04%) VLAN
16 5 (0.87%) LDAP
16 5 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.47%) GIS
2 20 (3.47%) MySQL
3 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.39%) Essbase
5 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.04%) Hyperion Smart View
7 5 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.69%) QlikView
8 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.69%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.52%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (0.52%) MS Access
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.52%) JIRA
5 2 (0.35%) GitLab
5 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.35%) MorphX
5 2 (0.35%) Subversion
5 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 145 (25.13%) Finance
2 31 (5.37%) Manufacturing
3 28 (4.85%) Retail
4 19 (3.29%) Marketing
5 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.43%) Banking
7 13 (2.25%) Electronics
8 6 (1.04%) Legal
9 5 (0.87%) Advertising
9 5 (0.87%) Front Office
9 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.87%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) Games
10 3 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.37%) .NET
2 12 (2.08%) CSS
2 12 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (1.73%) HTML
3 10 (1.73%) Middleware
4 9 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.56%) Web Services
5 8 (1.39%) JSP
6 7 (1.21%) EDI
6 7 (1.21%) LAMP
6 7 (1.21%) XML
7 6 (1.04%) jQuery
8 5 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.69%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.69%) DHTML
9 4 (0.69%) JDBC
9 4 (0.69%) JMS
9 4 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.69%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 45 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.55%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.03%) Replication
5 14 (2.43%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.43%) FMCG
5 14 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.08%) NHS
7 10 (1.73%) AS400
8 9 (1.56%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.04%) User Experience
10 5 (0.87%) iPhone
10 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.87%) Statistics
10 5 (0.87%) Tandem
11 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 117 (20.28%) Windows
2 61 (10.57%) Linux
3 44 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 34 (5.89%) Unix
5 15 (2.60%) CentOS
5 15 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.69%) Android
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.52%) Solaris
10 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.35%) SUSE
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.18%) Project Management
2 111 (19.24%) ITIL
3 93 (16.12%) Change Management
4 73 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (11.61%) ERP
6 62 (10.75%) Service Delivery
7 56 (9.71%) People Management
8 49 (8.49%) PRINCE2
8 49 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (7.63%) CRM
10 38 (6.59%) Incident Management
10 38 (6.59%) Service Management
11 37 (6.41%) Logistics
12 36 (6.24%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (5.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 33 (5.72%) Business Analysis
15 32 (5.55%) Release Management
16 31 (5.37%) Validation
17 29 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (5.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.21%) SQL
2 25 (4.33%) Java
3 11 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.73%) PHP
5 9 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.39%) C
6 8 (1.39%) C#
6 8 (1.39%) C++
6 8 (1.39%) Ruby
7 7 (1.21%) VB
8 6 (1.04%) VBA
9 5 (0.87%) Python
10 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.69%) VBScript
11 3 (0.52%) Perl
11 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.35%) R
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (10.23%) Degree
2 29 (5.03%) ACCA
3 21 (3.64%) CIMA
4 14 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.56%) PMP
8 6 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.87%) AAT
9 5 (0.87%) ISEB
9 5 (0.87%) MCP
9 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.69%) MCSE
10 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.52%) CCA
11 3 (0.52%) CISM
11 3 (0.52%) CISSP
11 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.47%) SLA
3 14 (2.43%) QA
4 8 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.21%) GAAP
6 6 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.35%) HL7
8 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.55%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.03%) XenApp
4 28 (4.85%) vSphere
5 12 (2.08%) Xen
6 8 (1.39%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.69%) VMFS
7 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.52%) OpenSIPS
8 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.35%) Docker
9 2 (0.35%) LXC
10 1 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (2.60%) Puppet
2 14 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.91%) Nagios
4 10 (1.73%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.56%) Ansible
6 8 (1.39%) OpenNMS
6 8 (1.39%) Zenoss
7 7 (1.21%) cPanel
7 7 (1.21%) Plesk
8 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.69%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.69%) SCCM
8 4 (0.69%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.69%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.69%) vMotion
9 3 (0.52%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.35%) Graphite
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 110 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.75%) VMware
3 45 (7.80%) Oracle
4 44 (7.63%) SAP
5 39 (6.76%) Cisco
6 37 (6.41%) Citrix
7 35 (6.07%) Hyperion
8 21 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (3.12%) HP
10 14 (2.43%) Cognos
11 13 (2.25%) Rackspace
12 11 (1.91%) Dell
13 10 (1.73%) Google
13 10 (1.73%) JD Edwards
14 9 (1.56%) IBM
14 9 (1.56%) Veeam
15 8 (1.39%) SaltStack
16 6 (1.04%) Anaplan
16 6 (1.04%) IFS
17 5 (0.87%) NetApp
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Todmorden, Lancashire
Todmorden High School
Salary: From £27,924 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Epsom College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
Wallingford
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + £6k car allowance & 10% bonus
Posted: 23 days ago