The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 587 641 544
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 344 243 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 291 217 326
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,915
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 +64 331 £51,500 -2.36% 44
London -33 123 £58,750 -2.08% 16
South East +34 84 £50,000 +6.80% 12
East of England -11 25 £42,500 -26.08% 3
West Midlands +7 24 £51,250 -6.81% 3
Yorkshire -16 24 £42,500 -22.72%
Berkshire +20 22 £53,750 +7.50% 2
East Midlands +13 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
City of London -14 19 £61,250 +16.66% 5
Leicestershire - 16 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire +2 15 £50,000 +17.64%
South West -15 15 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £45,000 -2.70%
North West +1 13 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 13 £55,000 +30.95% 2
South Yorkshire - 13 £42,500 -
Cambridge +6 12 £43,750 -12.50%
Reading -5 12 £50,000 -16.31%
East Sussex -14 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Brighton -19 11 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Leicester - 11 £62,500 - 1
Southampton +13 10 £50,000 +61.29%
Oxfordshire +5 9 £42,500 -13.26% 2
Scotland 0 9 £40,000 -23.80%
Glasgow -9 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Barnsley - 8 £36,750 -
West Yorkshire -31 7 - -
Coventry - 7 £52,500 - 2
Kent -6 6 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £50,000 -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 223 (35.40%) Project Management
2 185 (29.37%) Finance
3 115 (18.25%) Windows
3 115 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 106 (16.83%) SQL
5 104 (16.51%) Oracle
6 97 (15.40%) SQL Server
7 95 (15.08%) ITIL
8 89 (14.13%) Degree
9 86 (13.65%) Management Information System
10 81 (12.86%) PRINCE2
11 80 (12.70%) ERP
12 69 (10.95%) CRM
13 66 (10.48%) MS Excel
14 62 (9.84%) Retail
15 61 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (8.10%) VMware
17 48 (7.62%) Linux
18 46 (7.30%) Active Directory
18 46 (7.30%) Change Management
19 43 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (6.51%) SharePoint
20 41 (6.51%) .NET
21 40 (6.35%) MS Office
21 40 (6.35%) Service Delivery
21 40 (6.35%) Business Analysis
22 39 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
23 38 (6.03%) Data Management
24 35 (5.56%) Java

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.06%) Apache
4 8 (1.27%) IIS
5 7 (1.11%) nginx
5 7 (1.11%) Lync
6 6 (0.95%) Documentum
6 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.95%) Drupal
6 6 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.63%) WordPress
8 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.48%) CMS
9 3 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (0.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 66 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.35%) MS Office
3 18 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.38%) MS Project
5 11 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.43%) SPSS
7 7 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 31 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (2.54%) Agresso
6 15 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
6 15 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 14 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (1.27%) SAP BPC
11 6 (0.95%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.79%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.38%) SaaS
2 12 (1.90%) Office 365
3 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.76%) LAN
2 27 (4.29%) DNS
3 26 (4.13%) WAN
4 23 (3.65%) SAN
5 22 (3.49%) Firewall
6 20 (3.17%) DHCP
7 17 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.38%) VPN
9 14 (2.22%) Network Security
10 12 (1.90%) Intranet
10 12 (1.90%) SMTP
11 9 (1.43%) Internet
12 8 (1.27%) HTTP
12 8 (1.27%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.95%) ICMP
13 6 (0.95%) POP3
14 5 (0.79%) NAS
15 4 (0.63%) DVB
15 4 (0.63%) DAB
15 4 (0.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.60%) MySQL
3 26 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.33%) OLAP
6 19 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.22%) ROLAP
7 14 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.11%) MS Access
10 7 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.11%) DTS
10 7 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (1.90%) JIRA
2 11 (1.75%) Subversion
3 9 (1.43%) Toad
4 6 (0.95%) Maven
4 6 (0.95%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.48%) JMeter
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.16%) Redmine
8 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.16%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.16%) PVCS
General
1 185 (29.37%) Finance
2 62 (9.84%) Retail
3 31 (4.92%) Marketing
4 24 (3.81%) Advertising
5 21 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.38%) Publishing
6 15 (2.38%) Back Office
7 13 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.90%) Legal
8 12 (1.90%) Banking
9 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.43%) Law
11 7 (1.11%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.95%) Military
12 6 (0.95%) Games
13 5 (0.79%) Billing
14 4 (0.63%) Front Office
15 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.51%) .NET
2 28 (4.44%) Web Services
3 24 (3.81%) HTML
4 15 (2.38%) XML
5 11 (1.75%) Ajax
6 10 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.43%) jQuery
8 8 (1.27%) CSS
9 7 (1.11%) HTML5
9 7 (1.11%) JSP
9 7 (1.11%) SOAP
10 6 (0.95%) Struts
10 6 (0.95%) Servlets
10 6 (0.95%) J2EE
10 6 (0.95%) EJB
10 6 (0.95%) Hibernate
10 6 (0.95%) Spring
10 6 (0.95%) REST
10 6 (0.95%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.65%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.02%) EPoS
4 15 (2.38%) NHS
5 10 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.43%) E-Learning
6 9 (1.43%) Replication
7 8 (1.27%) FMCG
8 5 (0.79%) Life Science
8 5 (0.79%) DTV
9 4 (0.63%) AS400
9 4 (0.63%) MPEG
9 4 (0.63%) Clustering
9 4 (0.63%) IVR
9 4 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.63%) Kindle
9 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.48%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.25%) Windows
2 48 (7.62%) Linux
3 43 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.76%) UNIX
5 29 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.43%) Solaris
9 7 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.63%) CentOS
11 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.48%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (35.40%) Project Management
2 95 (15.08%) ITIL
3 81 (12.86%) PRINCE2
4 80 (12.70%) ERP
5 69 (10.95%) CRM
6 61 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (7.30%) Change Management
8 40 (6.35%) Service Delivery
8 40 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 39 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (6.03%) Data Management
11 31 (4.92%) Logistics
11 31 (4.92%) Supplier Management
11 31 (4.92%) Change Control
12 30 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 28 (4.44%) Release Management
13 28 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (16.83%) SQL
2 35 (5.56%) Java
3 19 (3.02%) VBA
4 17 (2.70%) C#
5 16 (2.54%) VB
6 15 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.90%) PHP
9 9 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.43%) Perl
10 8 (1.27%) C
11 7 (1.11%) Ruby
11 7 (1.11%) VBScript
12 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.95%) Python
13 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.63%) Korn
14 3 (0.48%) Groovy
14 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 89 (14.13%) Degree
2 28 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.54%) PMP
4 16 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.22%) MCSE
6 13 (2.06%) MCSA
7 12 (1.90%) MCITP
8 9 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.27%) CCNA
9 8 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.11%) ACCA
10 7 (1.11%) CIMA
11 5 (0.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.63%) CCNP
12 4 (0.63%) MCP
12 4 (0.63%) MBA
12 4 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.40%) SLA
2 21 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.27%) QA
4 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.11%) GxP
5 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.48%) EMIR
6 3 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.48%) MiFID
7 2 (0.32%) TickIT
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.43%) vSphere
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.79%) NFS
7 3 (0.48%) Docker
7 3 (0.48%) Varnish
7 3 (0.48%) XenApp
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.32%) Xsan
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) qmail
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.43%) ARCserve
2 7 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.95%) Capistrano
3 6 (0.95%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.95%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.63%) Puppet
5 3 (0.48%) Ansible
5 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.48%) Netcool
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.32%) Nagios
6 2 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 115 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 104 (16.51%) Oracle
3 51 (8.10%) VMware
4 33 (5.24%) SAP
5 30 (4.76%) Cisco
6 22 (3.49%) Citrix
7 20 (3.17%) Northgate
8 19 (3.02%) Cognos
9 15 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
11 13 (2.06%) Sun
12 11 (1.75%) Capita
12 11 (1.75%) HP
13 10 (1.59%) Sage
13 10 (1.59%) Hyperion
13 10 (1.59%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.43%) Vertica
14 9 (1.43%) Netezza
15 8 (1.27%) Apple
16 7 (1.11%) RedPrairie
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford University Press
Salary: Salary: Depending on skills and experience. OUP offers a full range of
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + benefits as outlined in vacancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
London
City of London School for Girls
Salary: £35,300 per annum including London Weighting
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago