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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 675 741 657
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 260 238 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 221 215 291
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +77 252 £55,000 +3.23% 30
London +36 97 £55,000 -5.17% 9
South East +11 34 £62,500 +25.00% 6
East of England +31 30 £60,000 +26.31% 2
East Midlands +28 26 £48,000 -4.00% 3
West Midlands -15 22 £60,000 +11.05% 1
Yorkshire +44 21 £52,500 - 6
Hertfordshire +43 19 £60,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire - 18 £55,000 - 4
Leeds - 17 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire +26 11 £45,000 -18.18%
City of London +43 10 £65,000 -3.70%
Leicestershire +9 9 £48,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -13 9 £70,000 +7.69%
Leicester +15 8 £48,000 -4.00%
East Sussex +8 8 £70,000 +55.55%
Oxfordshire -8 8 £70,000 +14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £53,000 -
North East - 8 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +15 7 £45,500 -24.16% 1
Lewes - 7 £70,000 -
North West +14 6 £46,250 -2.11% 3
Scotland +12 5 £32,500 -27.37% 1
Essex +7 5 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Oxford -1 5 £70,000 +21.73%
Hampshire -9 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Northampton - 5 £60,000 -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 142 (25.36%) Project Management
2 133 (23.75%) Finance
3 100 (17.86%) Windows
4 94 (16.79%) ITIL
5 91 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 90 (16.07%) Change Management
7 78 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (13.57%) SQL
9 72 (12.86%) Management Information System
10 68 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (11.43%) Linux
12 63 (11.25%) People Management
13 61 (10.89%) ERP
13 61 (10.89%) Service Delivery
14 49 (8.75%) VMware
15 48 (8.57%) CRM
15 48 (8.57%) Degree
16 47 (8.39%) SQL Server
17 46 (8.21%) SAP
17 46 (8.21%) MS Excel
18 44 (7.86%) Oracle
19 41 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (7.32%) Business Analysis
20 40 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (6.96%) PRINCE2
21 39 (6.96%) Service Management
22 36 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
23 35 (6.25%) Manufacturing
23 35 (6.25%) Firewall
23 35 (6.25%) Logistics

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 24 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.79%) Apache
4 8 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.25%) IIS
6 6 (1.07%) CMS
7 5 (0.89%) nginx
7 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.71%) Confluence
8 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.36%) Totara
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.64%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) AutoCAD
3 5 (0.89%) MS Project
3 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Revit
5 2 (0.36%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
1 23 (4.11%) HFM
2 19 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (2.50%) SAP APO
4 7 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.25%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.89%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.71%) Eikon
7 4 (0.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.54%) Cognos Controller
8 3 (0.54%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.54%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.75%) IaaS
2 20 (3.57%) Office 365
2 20 (3.57%) PaaS
3 15 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.96%) SaaS
5 8 (1.43%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (1.43%) Linode
6 5 (0.89%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.54%) Taleo
9 2 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Datadog
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.25%) Firewall
2 33 (5.89%) SAN
3 29 (5.18%) WAN
4 26 (4.64%) LAN
5 24 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
6 21 (3.75%) IP Telephony
7 20 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
8 19 (3.39%) Internet
9 14 (2.50%) DNS
10 13 (2.32%) VoIP
11 12 (2.14%) TCP/IP
12 10 (1.79%) VPN
13 9 (1.61%) HTTP
14 6 (1.07%) Intranet
15 5 (0.89%) Network Security
16 4 (0.71%) DHCP
16 4 (0.71%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.71%) SSL
16 4 (0.71%) VLAN
16 4 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.57%) GIS
3 18 (3.21%) MySQL
4 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.71%) Hyperion Smart View
9 4 (0.71%) QlikView
9 4 (0.71%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.54%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.54%) Power BI
11 2 (0.36%) MS Access
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 7 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.07%) Subversion
4 5 (0.89%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.36%) GitLab
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 133 (23.75%) Finance
2 35 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 27 (4.82%) Retail
4 17 (3.04%) Marketing
5 14 (2.50%) Banking
5 14 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.32%) Electronics
7 7 (1.25%) Advertising
8 6 (1.07%) Billing
8 6 (1.07%) Front Office
8 6 (1.07%) Legal
9 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.89%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.07%) .NET
2 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.14%) CSS
3 12 (2.14%) HTML
4 9 (1.61%) LAMP
4 9 (1.61%) Middleware
4 9 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (1.43%) JSP
5 8 (1.43%) Web Services
6 7 (1.25%) EDI
6 7 (1.25%) XML
7 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.07%) jQuery
8 5 (0.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.89%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.71%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.71%) Angular 2
9 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (0.71%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 40 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.29%) Replication
5 17 (3.04%) FMCG
6 15 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.32%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.14%) NHS
9 11 (1.96%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.79%) AS400
10 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.61%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.07%) EPoS
13 5 (0.89%) iPhone
13 5 (0.89%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.89%) User Experience
14 4 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
14 4 (0.71%) Statistics
14 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.86%) Windows
2 64 (11.43%) Linux
3 33 (5.89%) Unix
3 33 (5.89%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.86%) CentOS
5 15 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.71%) Android
8 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.36%) SUSE
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.36%) Project Management
2 94 (16.79%) ITIL
3 90 (16.07%) Change Management
4 78 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (11.25%) People Management
7 61 (10.89%) ERP
7 61 (10.89%) Service Delivery
8 48 (8.57%) CRM
9 41 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 39 (6.96%) PRINCE2
10 39 (6.96%) Service Management
11 36 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
12 35 (6.25%) Logistics
13 34 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (6.07%) Incident Management
14 31 (5.54%) Validation
15 30 (5.36%) Line Management
16 28 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (13.57%) SQL
2 22 (3.93%) Java
3 14 (2.50%) PHP
4 9 (1.61%) C
4 9 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.43%) C#
6 7 (1.25%) C++
7 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.07%) Ruby
7 6 (1.07%) VBA
8 5 (0.89%) Python
9 4 (0.71%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) JCL
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (8.57%) Degree
2 25 (4.46%) ACCA
3 18 (3.21%) CIMA
4 12 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.61%) PMP
6 7 (1.25%) CISM
6 7 (1.25%) CISSP
6 7 (1.25%) ISEB
7 6 (1.07%) CEH
7 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.89%) AAT
9 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.54%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.57%) SLA
3 15 (2.68%) QA
4 9 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.25%) GAAP
6 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.71%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.54%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.54%) EMIR
8 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.36%) HL7
9 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.64%) vSphere
3 24 (4.29%) XenApp
4 23 (4.11%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.96%) Xen
6 8 (1.43%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.71%) VMFS
7 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.54%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.68%) Puppet
2 14 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.96%) Nagios
4 9 (1.61%) Ansible
5 8 (1.43%) OpenNMS
5 8 (1.43%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.43%) Zenoss
6 6 (1.07%) cPanel
6 6 (1.07%) Plesk
7 5 (0.89%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.71%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.71%) SCCM
8 4 (0.71%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.71%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.71%) vMotion
9 3 (0.54%) SCOM
10 2 (0.36%) WMI
11 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 91 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.75%) VMware
3 46 (8.21%) SAP
4 44 (7.86%) Oracle
5 32 (5.71%) Citrix
6 31 (5.54%) Cisco
7 26 (4.64%) Hyperion
8 16 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.50%) Rackspace
10 13 (2.32%) JD Edwards
11 11 (1.96%) HP
12 9 (1.61%) Cognos
13 8 (1.43%) Google
13 8 (1.43%) SaltStack
14 7 (1.25%) IBM
15 6 (1.07%) IFS
15 6 (1.07%) Veeam
16 5 (0.89%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.89%) Dell
16 5 (0.89%) NetApp
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesex
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + £10k Bonus & Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on expirience
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ABAgri
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and company pension
Posted: 27 days ago
South East England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: Grade 9 (£40,082 to £46,414)
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Flawless money Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum pro-rata
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Avant Homes
Salary: up to £50k DoE + bonus + car allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
North West London
Pravins
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: bonus & corporate benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, (depending on experience)
Posted: 23 days ago