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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 649 751 664
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 273 227 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 231 193 290
Median salary £55,000 £54,259 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,800 £35,320
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +74 259 £55,000 +0.67% 25
London +81 111 £55,000 -2.22% 5
South East +10 41 £52,500 - 6
East of England +41 29 £60,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +21 24 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire +52 22 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -8 18 £44,500 -22.60% 2
West Yorkshire +36 16 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +33 16 £60,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire -6 16 £50,000 -13.04% 3
City of London +38 12 £52,500 -21.05% 2
Oxford -3 10 £45,500 -20.86% 1
Leicester - 10 £48,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 10 £48,000 - 1
Leeds +29 9 £53,750 -
Hemel Hempstead +27 8 £60,000 +26.31%
Northamptonshire +11 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +25 7 £45,500 +1.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Warwickshire - 7 £46,000 -
Bradford - 6 £51,250 - 1
Scotland +15 5 £32,500 -18.23% 1
Northampton +9 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Essex -1 5 £40,000 -23.80%
North West -2 5 £45,000 - 3
Shropshire -14 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Berkshire 0 4 £75,000 +19.04%
Abingdon -17 4 £65,000 +14.03% 1
Warwick - 4 £42,500 -
Loughborough - 4 £48,000 -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 157 (27.02%) Project Management
2 145 (24.96%) Finance
3 95 (16.35%) ITIL
3 95 (16.35%) Windows
3 95 (16.35%) Microsoft
4 89 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (13.43%) Change Management
7 77 (13.25%) SQL
7 77 (13.25%) People Management
8 75 (12.91%) Service Delivery
9 74 (12.74%) Linux
10 63 (10.84%) Management Information System
10 63 (10.84%) SAP
11 53 (9.12%) ERP
12 51 (8.78%) Oracle
13 49 (8.43%) SQL Server
13 49 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 48 (8.26%) CRM
15 47 (8.09%) MS Excel
16 46 (7.92%) PRINCE2
17 43 (7.40%) Manufacturing
18 41 (7.06%) VMware
19 40 (6.88%) Unix
19 40 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (6.88%) Degree
19 40 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (6.54%) .NET
20 38 (6.54%) Service Management
21 35 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery

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 35 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.07%) Apache
3 8 (1.38%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.20%) CMS
4 7 (1.20%) IIS
4 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.20%) nginx
5 5 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.69%) Confluence
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.34%) Totara
9 1 (0.17%) Kentico
9 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.03%) MS Project
4 5 (0.86%) AutoCAD
4 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) Revit
6 2 (0.34%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.30%) SAP APO
2 20 (3.44%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (3.10%) SAP MM
3 18 (3.10%) SAP SD
4 17 (2.93%) HFM
5 8 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.69%) Eikon
8 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.52%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.10%) IaaS
3 16 (2.75%) PaaS
4 15 (2.58%) Office 365
5 11 (1.89%) SaaS
6 8 (1.38%) DigitalOcean
6 8 (1.38%) Linode
7 7 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.52%) Taleo
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.51%) Firewall
1 32 (5.51%) SAN
2 24 (4.13%) WAN
3 21 (3.61%) LAN
4 19 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
5 17 (2.93%) Internet
6 16 (2.75%) IP Telephony
7 15 (2.58%) Cisco IPT
8 12 (2.07%) DNS
8 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.89%) VoIP
10 10 (1.72%) VPN
11 9 (1.55%) Intranet
12 8 (1.38%) HTTP
13 5 (0.86%) NAS
13 5 (0.86%) Network Security
13 5 (0.86%) OSPF
13 5 (0.86%) VLAN
14 4 (0.69%) 802.11
14 4 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.44%) GIS
2 20 (3.44%) MySQL
3 18 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.86%) Big Data
7 5 (0.86%) Hyperion Smart View
7 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.69%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) Power BI
10 2 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.34%) MS Access
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.38%) Subversion
2 8 (1.38%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.20%) Mercurial
4 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) GitLab
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 145 (24.96%) Finance
2 43 (7.40%) Manufacturing
3 26 (4.48%) Retail
4 20 (3.44%) Marketing
5 14 (2.41%) Banking
6 13 (2.24%) Electronics
6 13 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.55%) Law
8 6 (1.03%) Advertising
8 6 (1.03%) Back Office
8 6 (1.03%) Billing
8 6 (1.03%) Front Office
8 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.54%) .NET
2 20 (3.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.07%) HTML
4 11 (1.89%) CSS
5 10 (1.72%) Web Services
6 9 (1.55%) LAMP
6 9 (1.55%) Middleware
7 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.38%) EDI
7 8 (1.38%) JSP
7 8 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.20%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.20%) XML
9 6 (1.03%) Angular 2
9 6 (1.03%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (0.86%) jQuery
11 4 (0.69%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.84%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.99%) FMCG
4 25 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.27%) Replication
6 17 (2.93%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.72%) AS400
8 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.55%) NHS
10 7 (1.20%) EPoS
11 5 (0.86%) iPhone
11 5 (0.86%) User Experience
12 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.69%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (0.69%) Wiki
13 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.35%) Windows
2 74 (12.74%) Linux
3 40 (6.88%) Unix
4 33 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.10%) CentOS
7 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.69%) Android
10 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.34%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (27.02%) Project Management
2 95 (16.35%) ITIL
3 89 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (13.43%) Change Management
6 77 (13.25%) People Management
7 75 (12.91%) Service Delivery
8 53 (9.12%) ERP
9 49 (8.43%) Business Analysis
10 48 (8.26%) CRM
11 46 (7.92%) PRINCE2
12 40 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (6.54%) Service Management
14 35 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
15 32 (5.51%) Logistics
16 31 (5.34%) Line Management
17 27 (4.65%) Coaching
17 27 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.25%) SQL
2 19 (3.27%) Java
3 14 (2.41%) PHP
4 13 (2.24%) C#
5 12 (2.07%) C
5 12 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.55%) Ruby
7 8 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.38%) Python
8 6 (1.03%) C++
8 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.03%) VBA
9 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.69%) Perl
10 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.34%) VBScript
12 1 (0.17%) JCL
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (6.88%) Degree
2 18 (3.10%) ACCA
3 14 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.07%) CIMA
4 12 (2.07%) PMP
5 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.20%) CISM
6 7 (1.20%) CISSP
6 7 (1.20%) ISEB
7 6 (1.03%) CEH
7 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) AAT
8 5 (0.86%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) MBA
10 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.61%) SLA
3 15 (2.58%) QA
4 9 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.86%) AIFMD
6 5 (0.86%) EMIR
6 5 (0.86%) GAAP
7 4 (0.69%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.34%) COBIT
9 2 (0.34%) HL7
9 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.44%) vSphere
4 19 (3.27%) XenApp
5 11 (1.89%) Xen
6 8 (1.38%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.69%) VMFS
7 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.52%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.27%) Puppet
2 18 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.24%) Nagios
4 11 (1.89%) Ansible
5 10 (1.72%) Zenoss
6 8 (1.38%) OpenNMS
6 8 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.20%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.03%) SCOM
9 5 (0.86%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.86%) SCCM
10 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.69%) cPanel
10 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.69%) Plesk
10 4 (0.69%) SnapMirror
10 4 (0.69%) SnapVault
10 4 (0.69%) vMotion
11 2 (0.34%) Icinga
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 95 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.84%) SAP
3 51 (8.78%) Oracle
4 41 (7.06%) VMware
5 27 (4.65%) Citrix
6 25 (4.30%) Cisco
7 22 (3.79%) Hyperion
8 20 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.75%) Rackspace
10 13 (2.24%) HP
11 11 (1.89%) JD Edwards
12 10 (1.72%) IBM
13 9 (1.55%) NetApp
14 8 (1.38%) Cognos
14 8 (1.38%) Google
14 8 (1.38%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.03%) Sage
15 6 (1.03%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.03%) Veeam
East Riding
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £57,000 per annum PLUS CAR & Blue-Chip Benefits Packag
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 basic plus £5,000 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Montash Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
St Georges Weybridge
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £38896 - £46414 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bath Spa University
Salary: From £40,082 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: up to £65,000 + £10k Bonus & Stock Options
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000.0000 - £55000.0000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 14 days ago