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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 634 711 725
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 248 249 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 208 204 227
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,800 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -6.00%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +54 222 £55,000 - 24
London +78 98 £61,500 -5.38% 5
South East +51 38 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Yorkshire +24 21 £50,000 +20.74% 1
East of England +16 18 £77,500 +72.22%
City of London +39 17 £58,500 -6.40%
North West -27 17 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Berkshire +58 15 £61,250 +22.50% 1
Manchester -9 15 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -8 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +3 11 £80,000 +60.00%
Scotland +26 9 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Leeds +25 9 £44,500 -
West Yorkshire +23 9 £44,500 +30.88%
East Midlands +9 9 £53,750 +22.85% 3
Rochdale -6 9 £35,000 -41.66% 1
St Albans - 9 - -
South West +11 8 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South Yorkshire +8 6 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Northern Ireland +1 6 £50,000 -28.57%
North Yorkshire -6 6 £50,000 -
Birmingham -12 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Glasgow - 6 £53,750 - 1
Oxfordshire +35 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +25 5 £57,500 +64.28%
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £77,500 +14.81%
Hampshire +3 5 £55,000 +2.32% 4
Cambridge - 5 £77,500 -
Slough +34 4 £57,500 +38.55% 1
County Antrim +1 4 - -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 150 (30.12%) Finance
2 143 (28.71%) Project Management
3 89 (17.87%) ERP
4 86 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (16.06%) SQL
6 73 (14.66%) Microsoft
7 66 (13.25%) SAP
8 64 (12.85%) CRM
9 62 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (12.05%) Oracle
11 59 (11.85%) Change Management
12 56 (11.24%) SQL Server
12 56 (11.24%) Windows
13 52 (10.44%) Management Information System
14 50 (10.04%) MS Excel
15 49 (9.84%) Linux
16 48 (9.64%) PRINCE2
17 47 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (9.04%) ITIL
19 43 (8.63%) Service Delivery
20 42 (8.43%) Degree
21 41 (8.23%) Manufacturing
21 41 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
22 40 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (7.63%) Active Directory
24 37 (7.43%) Business Analysis
25 34 (6.83%) People Management
26 30 (6.02%) Retail
27 29 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
27 29 (5.82%) Risk 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 28 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.21%) Apache
3 9 (1.81%) IIS
3 9 (1.81%) SAS
4 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.60%) CMS
7 3 (0.60%) Moodle
7 3 (0.60%) nginx
8 2 (0.40%) Confluence
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.40%) FormScape
8 2 (0.40%) Kentico
8 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 25 (5.02%) Dynamics AX
1 25 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (5.02%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.62%) Unit4 Business World
3 20 (4.02%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (2.61%) SAP MM
5 13 (2.61%) SAP SD
6 12 (2.41%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (2.41%) Oracle HRMS
6 12 (2.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 12 (2.41%) SAP APO
7 9 (1.81%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 8 (1.61%) Sage X3
9 6 (1.20%) SAP HCM
9 6 (1.20%) SAP HR
10 5 (1.00%) Maximo
11 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (4.42%) Office 365
2 20 (4.02%) SaaS
3 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.01%) IaaS
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (1.20%) PaaS
5 6 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.20%) Veeva
6 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) Force.com
8 2 (0.40%) G Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.02%) SAN
2 18 (3.61%) Firewall
3 12 (2.41%) DNS
3 12 (2.41%) VPN
4 10 (2.01%) DHCP
4 10 (2.01%) LAN
4 10 (2.01%) WAN
5 9 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.61%) NAS
7 7 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.41%) Internet
7 7 (1.41%) Intranet
8 6 (1.20%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.00%) FTP
9 5 (1.00%) VoIP
10 4 (0.80%) Network Security
11 3 (0.60%) SSL
12 2 (0.40%) SMTP
12 2 (0.40%) WebEx
13 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.21%) QlikView
6 8 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.20%) Big Data
8 6 (1.20%) MySQL
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.00%) Subversion
3 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (30.12%) Finance
2 41 (8.23%) Manufacturing
3 30 (6.02%) Retail
4 22 (4.42%) Advertising
5 16 (3.21%) Legal
6 15 (3.01%) Back Office
7 14 (2.81%) Marketing
8 11 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.01%) Banking
10 9 (1.81%) Law
11 8 (1.61%) Billing
12 5 (1.00%) Electronics
13 4 (0.80%) French Language
14 3 (0.60%) Military
14 3 (0.60%) Publishing
15 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.42%) .NET
2 16 (3.21%) EDI
3 14 (2.81%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.20%) HTML
5 6 (1.20%) JMS
5 6 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (1.20%) Middleware
5 6 (1.20%) Web Services
6 5 (1.00%) Angular 2
6 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (1.00%) ELK Stack
6 5 (1.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.80%) XML
8 3 (0.60%) LAMP
9 2 (0.40%) CSS
9 2 (0.40%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.44%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.82%) FMCG
4 11 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.41%) Statistics
7 6 (1.20%) Clustering
7 6 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.00%) SCADA
9 4 (0.80%) EPoS
9 4 (0.80%) NHS
10 3 (0.60%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) iPad
10 3 (0.60%) Social Media
10 3 (0.60%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.24%) Windows
2 49 (9.84%) Linux
3 22 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.02%) Unix
5 12 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.80%) HPUX
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.60%) CentOS
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (28.71%) Project Management
2 89 (17.87%) ERP
3 86 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (12.85%) CRM
5 62 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (11.85%) Change Management
7 48 (9.64%) PRINCE2
8 47 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (9.04%) ITIL
10 43 (8.63%) Service Delivery
11 41 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (7.43%) Business Analysis
13 34 (6.83%) People Management
14 29 (5.82%) Risk Management
15 28 (5.62%) Line Management
16 26 (5.22%) Performance Management
17 24 (4.82%) ITSM
18 21 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (4.02%) Migration
19 20 (4.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.06%) SQL
2 19 (3.82%) C#
3 18 (3.61%) Perl
4 17 (3.41%) C
5 15 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.81%) Ruby
7 12 (2.41%) Python
8 9 (1.81%) Java
8 9 (1.81%) R
9 7 (1.41%) VBScript
10 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.80%) VB
11 4 (0.80%) VBA
12 3 (0.60%) PHP
12 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.40%) C++
13 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 42 (8.43%) Degree
2 20 (4.02%) PMP
3 16 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.41%) MCSE
4 12 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.80%) CISM
6 4 (0.80%) CISSP
6 4 (0.80%) MBA
7 3 (0.60%) CEH
7 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) SLA
2 9 (1.81%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.80%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.80%) EMIR
7 2 (0.40%) COBIT
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 38 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.41%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.20%) Gluster
3 6 (1.20%) iptables
3 6 (1.20%) NFS
4 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.80%) Snort
5 4 (0.80%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) Ceph
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (4.02%) Puppet
2 16 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.00%) Ansible
4 5 (1.00%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.00%) Icinga
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.00%) Nagios
4 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (1.00%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.00%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.80%) EnCase
5 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.80%) RSA enVision
5 4 (0.80%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (0.80%) SCOM
6 3 (0.60%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.60%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 73 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.25%) SAP
3 60 (12.05%) Oracle
4 29 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (5.42%) VMware
6 21 (4.22%) JD Edwards
7 18 (3.61%) Cisco
8 13 (2.61%) Sage
9 11 (2.21%) HP
10 10 (2.01%) IFS
11 9 (1.81%) Infor
11 9 (1.81%) NetApp
11 9 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.61%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.61%) EMC
12 8 (1.61%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.41%) Citrix
13 7 (1.41%) Hyperion
14 6 (1.20%) Adobe
14 6 (1.20%) IBM
London
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Minehead, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Annapurna HR
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Annapurna HR
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £47530 - £71296 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car or allowance + good package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Posted: 6 days ago