The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 636 662 566
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 261 249 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 223 203 306
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,000 £35,009
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 2015. 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 -13 232 £50,000 - 37
London -6 90 £55,000 -4.34% 11
East Midlands +24 32 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South East +1 32 £53,000 +6.00% 10
West Midlands -2 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +8 22 £45,000 -21.73%
Scotland +31 19 £42,500 -11.91% 2
City of London +4 18 £58,750 -14.54% 6
Leicestershire +35 17 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Birmingham +1 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -3 10 £52,500 - 5
Hertfordshire -3 9 £67,500 +25.00%
Essex - 9 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +9 8 £36,878 -33.55% 1
North West +6 8 £33,750 -18.67% 3
Hampshire -3 8 £53,000 +27.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £50,250 +5.78% 1
Yorkshire -17 8 £40,000 -6.97%
Glasgow +16 7 £44,000 +7.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Surrey -3 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Woking - 6 £60,000 -
Staffordshire -2 5 £43,507 -20.89%
Milton Keynes -3 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -4 5 £36,250 -15.69%
Shropshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - -
Leicester +24 4 £46,250 -22.91% 2
Derbyshire +16 4 £32,500 -
Bristol +4 4 £50,000 +17.72% 2

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 155 (30.33%) Project Management
2 140 (27.40%) Finance
3 137 (26.81%) Microsoft
4 130 (25.44%) Windows
5 92 (18.00%) ERP
6 90 (17.61%) SQL
7 84 (16.44%) MS Excel
8 80 (15.66%) Management Information System
9 75 (14.68%) SQL Server
10 67 (13.11%) Active Directory
11 65 (12.72%) VMware
12 64 (12.52%) ITIL
13 61 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
14 60 (11.74%) Oracle
15 59 (11.55%) Linux
16 58 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 57 (11.15%) CRM
18 53 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (9.59%) Change Management
20 48 (9.39%) PRINCE2
21 47 (9.20%) Degree
22 44 (8.61%) Service Delivery
23 42 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
23 42 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
24 41 (8.02%) SAN
24 41 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
24 41 (8.02%) TCP/IP
25 40 (7.83%) SAP
26 39 (7.63%) MS Exchange
26 39 (7.63%) Line Management

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 39 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.31%) IIS
4 16 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.94%) CMS
6 13 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.54%) WordPress
7 12 (2.35%) Apache
8 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.17%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.78%) Mule
12 2 (0.39%) Lync
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 84 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.65%) MS Office
3 14 (2.74%) MS Project
4 6 (1.17%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.39%) SPSS
8 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.15%) Agresso
6 8 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (1.37%) SAP ERP
7 7 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.78%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.39%) SmartPlant
10 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.11%) Office 365
2 13 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.98%) SaaS
4 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.02%) TCP/IP
1 41 (8.02%) SAN
2 31 (6.07%) WAN
2 31 (6.07%) LAN
3 27 (5.28%) DNS
4 26 (5.09%) Firewall
5 17 (3.33%) VPN
5 17 (3.33%) Internet
6 14 (2.74%) LDAP
7 13 (2.54%) DHCP
8 12 (2.35%) SNMP
8 12 (2.35%) Intranet
8 12 (2.35%) iSCSI
8 12 (2.35%) MRTG
9 5 (0.98%) Wireless
9 5 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.78%) VoIP
11 2 (0.39%) Network Security
11 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (6.07%) MySQL
4 15 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.57%) QlikView
8 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.98%) Ingres
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.59%) JIRA
3 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.39%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 140 (27.40%) Finance
2 22 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 22 (4.31%) Retail
2 22 (4.31%) Marketing
3 16 (3.13%) Legal
4 13 (2.54%) Law
5 6 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.17%) Advertising
6 5 (0.98%) General Ledger
6 5 (0.98%) Back Office
7 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.78%) Billing
7 4 (0.78%) Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.68%) .NET
2 17 (3.33%) HTML
3 10 (1.96%) XML
4 9 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.17%) Web Services
6 6 (1.17%) jQuery
7 4 (0.78%) Backbone.js
7 4 (0.78%) COM
7 4 (0.78%) CSS
7 4 (0.78%) SOAP
8 3 (0.59%) J2EE
8 3 (0.59%) REST
9 2 (0.39%) HTML5
9 2 (0.39%) EDI
9 2 (0.39%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) WinForms
10 1 (0.20%) JSON
10 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 61 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.54%) CESG
4 12 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.76%) Streaming Video
6 7 (1.37%) User Experience
6 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.17%) EPoS
7 6 (1.17%) Clustering
8 5 (0.98%) CCTV
8 5 (0.98%) FMCG
9 4 (0.78%) SCADA
10 3 (0.59%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.59%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.59%) IVR
11 2 (0.39%) Replication
11 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.39%) Open Source
11 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.44%) Windows
2 59 (11.55%) Linux
3 58 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (4.89%) UNIX
6 23 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.96%) CentOS
9 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.59%) Debian
11 3 (0.59%) AIX
12 2 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) Fedora
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (30.33%) Project Management
2 92 (18.00%) ERP
3 64 (12.52%) ITIL
4 57 (11.15%) CRM
5 49 (9.59%) Change Management
6 48 (9.39%) PRINCE2
7 44 (8.61%) Service Delivery
8 42 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (7.63%) Line Management
11 30 (5.87%) Time Management
12 29 (5.68%) Business Analysis
13 28 (5.48%) People Management
14 24 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (4.50%) Coaching
16 22 (4.31%) Workflow
16 22 (4.31%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.31%) Web Development
17 18 (3.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (17.61%) SQL
2 28 (5.48%) Java
3 19 (3.72%) PHP
4 11 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.15%) Perl
4 11 (2.15%) C
4 11 (2.15%) C#
4 11 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.76%) VBA
7 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.78%) C++
8 4 (0.78%) VB
9 3 (0.59%) Python
10 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) AWK
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.20%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 47 (9.20%) Degree
2 24 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.15%) MCSE
5 11 (2.15%) PMP
6 10 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.37%) AAT
8 7 (1.37%) ACCA
8 7 (1.37%) CIMA
9 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.17%) MCSA
10 5 (0.98%) CCNA
10 5 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.78%) MCTS
12 3 (0.59%) CISM
12 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.33%) SLA
2 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.78%) QA
6 3 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.59%) GAMP
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 53 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.76%) XenApp
4 9 (1.76%) XenServer
5 5 (0.98%) MetaFrame
5 5 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.74%) Nagios
2 13 (2.54%) WSUS
2 13 (2.54%) SCOM
3 12 (2.35%) Icinga
4 11 (2.15%) SCCM
5 9 (1.76%) SELinux
6 8 (1.57%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.39%) Puppet
9 1 (0.20%) WMI
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) MOM
9 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.20%) Plesk
9 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 137 (26.81%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.72%) VMware
3 60 (11.74%) Oracle
4 40 (7.83%) SAP
5 27 (5.28%) Citrix
6 24 (4.70%) Cisco
7 16 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.35%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.96%) EMC
10 8 (1.57%) Avaya
10 8 (1.57%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.37%) Sage
11 7 (1.37%) Remedy
11 7 (1.37%) IBM
12 5 (0.98%) Cognos
12 5 (0.98%) Sun
12 5 (0.98%) HP
12 5 (0.98%) Dell
12 5 (0.98%) McAfee
Egham, Surrey
Spring Technology
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
networx
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Work From Home
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £22,000 - £30,000 + Car Allowance +
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, excellent holidays, flexi work
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
networx
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Melksham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago